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Finding Aid for the Rudolf L. Baumfeld papers, 1940-1989
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Description
Rudolf Lothar Franz Israel Baumfeld (1903-1988) worked with his friend and fellow architect Victor Gruen in New York and Los Angeles. Baumfeld was the principal designer for Victor Gruen and Associates (founded, 1951). He designed several projects in Europe and the U.S., including Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza and the Tishman 615 Building in downtown Los Angeles. The collection consists of drawings, sketches, blueprints, photographs, personal materials and ephemera related to Rudolf L. Baumfeld's architectural career with Victor Gruen and Associates.
Background
Rudolf Lothar Franz Israel Baumfeld was born in 1903; he was a native of Vienna, Austria who worked with his friend and fellow architect Victor Gruen in New York and Los Angeles, where Baumfeld was principal designer for Victor Gruen and Associates (founded, 1951); he designed several projects in Europe and the U.S., including Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza and the Tishman 615 Building in downtown Los Angeles; he died in 1988.
Extent
2 boxes (1 linear ft.) 1 oversize box. 1 poster box. 6 map folders.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.