The Paula Williams papers span 1 linear foot and date from circa 1970 to circa 1980. The collection contains seven files for
the following projects: the MTDB train, The Taco-Factory, Windmill House II, TJ Trolley Train, Del Mar II, Owen House, and
Sutton Place in New York. The project files contain correspondence between Paula Williams and architects and clients; receipts
for materials such as carpet and paint, purchased by Williams; color swatches; material samples; memos regarding missed telephone
calls; sketches of interiors; and sign designs.
Paula Williams, wife of architect Wayne Williams, was an interior designer in the southern California region. She studied
Industrial Design and Architecture at The Cooper Union University in New York City. Over the course of her career she completed
the interior design and specification for over 150 projects. Her professional experience includes but is not limited to the
following projects: Mendocino Hotel; Point Loma Inn; Thorpe Insulation Co.; The Customhouse & Gallery; Oscar’s Coffee Shops;
“Severiana” Oceanographic Research Vessel”; banks across southern California; and residence in San Diego and Anaheim.