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Finding Aid for the Door frame from the Edward Heller house (Atherton, Calif.) designed by George Washington Smith, circa 1926 0000313
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  • Access
  • Custodial History note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Door frame from the Edward Heller house (Atherton, Calif.) designed by George Washington Smith
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000313
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 Items
    Date (inclusive): circa 1926
    creator: Smith, George Washington, 1876-1930, American Architect

    Access

    Open to view by qualified researchers.

    Custodial History note

    Door frame was saved by students of Professor Paul Turner in the late 1980s and installed in his office at Stanford University. Donated to the ADC by Professor Turner and his students, Richard Joncas and Alan R. Michelson.

    Preferred Citation note

    Door frame from the Edward Heller house (Atherton, Calif.) designed by George Washington Smith, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Edward Heller house was designed by George Washington Smith and built circa 1926 in Atherton, California. Edward Heller was a wealthy investment banker in the San Francisco bay area. The Heller house was demolished in 1991, and the door frame became the property of Professor Paul Turner, Stanford University.

    Scope and Content note

    The door frame from the Heller house is of Spanish-colonial revival style and stood in the house between the library and the dining room.

    Related Archival Materials note

    George Washington Smith papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Smith, George Washington, 1876-1930, American Architect
    Doorframes