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Finding Aid for the Rudolf L. Baumfeld papers, 1940-1989
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Drawings/Sketches/Blueprints

Map Folder 4

Item no. 32 Stand for Webster's Dictionary. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 33 RLB's oak buffet in dining room. no date

Physical Description: 2 items.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 34 RLB's desk in Gruen's San Vicente Blvd. office. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 35 RLB's desk in Gruen's Doheny Dr. office. 1960

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 36 Desk with black-stained birch substructure. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 37 Hi-Fi cabinet for RLB's Horn Ave. apartment (1153 Horn Ave. #2, L.A.) Dwg. 2. 1958

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 38 Speaker cabinet for RLB's Horn Ave. apartment, Dwg. 1. 1958

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 39 Cabinet with adjustable shelf (three sectioned). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 40 Teak "drawer-cabinet" with marble top in RLB's study. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 41 Template for teak "drawer-cabinet" with marble top in RLB's study. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 42 Oak cabinet in RLB's bedroom (for shirts). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 43 RLB's drawing-collection cabinet in study. 1961

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 44 Drawing-collection cabinet for Segerstrom corporate office. no date

Physical Description: 3 items.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 45 Teak drawer knobs (RLB's office). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 46 Bookcase. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 47 Lacquered bookcase for RLB's bedroom, fabricated by Murphy Thompson, L.A.. 1987

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 48 Oak bench in RLB's bedroom (to which bookcasewas later added?). no date

Physical Description: 2 items.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 49 Solid oak bench. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 50 Oak, teak and brass bed frame. no date

Physical Description: 1 item, may be in Katkov's possession.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 51 Pencil holder. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 52 Compote/jelly tray (three sections). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 53 Maple picture frame for RLB. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 54 Picture frame. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 55 Boxes (details). no date

Physical Description: 9 items.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 56 Boxes: A, B, C. 1970

Physical Description: 3 items, Probably fabricated by Dave Edberg for friends.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 57 Boxes. no date

Physical Description: 2 items.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 58 Rosewood drawer/shelf unit. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 59 Chairs. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 60 Round rosewood saladbowl for Ruth Segerstrom. 1980

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 61 Bowls. no date

Physical Description: 10 items.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 62 Table lamp in RLB's living room. 1957

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 63 Light fixture for house on Kings Road. 1960

Physical Description: 1 item, may be in Elsie Crawford's possession.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 64 Polished brass/basket shade lamp. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 65 Lamps for RLB's apartment. 1958

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 66 Hall light and floor lamp for RLB's apartment. 1957

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 67 Floor plan for RLB's Horn Ave. apartment. no date

Physical Description: 2 items.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 68 Blueprints of Rubin residence floor plan. no date

Physical Description: 2 items.
Map Folder 5

Item no. 69 Gruen Associates spec sheet/dwg form. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 70 Picture frame. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 71 Low conference table. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 72 Paper towel holder. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 73 Metal lined bin. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 74 Cabinet. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 75 Salt and pepper shakers. no date

Physical Description: 22 items.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 76 Door handle. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 77 Bowl. no date

Physical Description: 10 items.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 78 Pencil holder. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 79 Drawer. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 80 Conference room projector stand. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 81 "Centipede" table. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 82 Cabinet. 10/15/1989

Physical Description: 2 items.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 83 Table. no date

Physical Description: 4 items
Map Folder 6

Item no. 84 Pull-out bed. no date

Physical Description: 1 item [Missing].
Map Folder 6

Item no. 85 Conference room floor plan sections. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 86 Built-in cabinets. no date

Physical Description: 3 items.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 87 Segerstrom Corp. conference room (revised). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 88 Segerstrom Corp. conference room projector stand. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 89 Quadrapede. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 90 Segerstrom Corp. conference room display table. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Item no. 91 Coffee table. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 6

Box and lids. no date

Physical Description: 1998.15.59.
Map Folder 6

Boxes and lids. no date

Physical Description: 1989.15.58.
Map Folder 6

Working drawing - pedastal. no date

Physical Description: 1989.15.55.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 92 Sketch. 1989

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 93 Floor Plan. no date

Physical Description: upper level; enclosed space, porch and stairs.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 94 Garage. no date

Physical Description: car port, workshop, storage.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 95 Floor plan with elevations. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 96 Door & window details (sheet #9). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 97 Foundation plan. no date

Physical Description: Foundation and plot and roof plan.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 98 Floor plan (upper and lower floors). no date

Physical Description: David Edberg residence.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 99 Elevations/sections. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 100 Foundation details (sheet #4). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 101 Roof framing details. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 7

Item no. 102 Door & window details (sheet #8). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 8

House drawings. no date

Physical Description: 5 items.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 1 The London Shop. no date

Physical Description: 4 items, Elsie Crawford may have details.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 2 The Ski Shop. no date

Physical Description: 1 item [MISSING].
Map Folder 9

Item no. 3 Shop. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 4 Mesa Verde Center, shopping center. no date

Physical Description: 1 - handtinted blueprint, 9 - detailed sketches.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 5 May Company Mall. no date

Physical Description: 2 - blueprints.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 6 South Coast Plaza (interiors/furnishings), blueprints. 1966, 1972, 1977

Physical Description: 1 item - 1977 Phase 3 expansion, 1 item - 1972 Project 1 expansion, 4 items - 1966.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 7 Ed Rubin residence (646 Hightree Road, Santa Monica, CA 90402) alterations and additions. 1985

Physical Description: 2 ; 3 - blueprints; 2 - entrance stairs ("void"); 5 - 1/5-5/5; 5 - 1/5-5/5 duplicate set.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 8 Ed Rubin residence remodel. 1985

Physical Description: 12 items - #1-12; 3 items - "i6"; 3 items - "i7".
Map Folder 9

Item no. 9 Oak and teak dining table for Elsie Crawford. 1969

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 10 Dining table for Norman and Betty Katkov (West L.A.). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 11 Teak dining table for Herman (RLB's partner) and Mrs. Guttman. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 12 Table for Peggy Gruen. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 13 Round coffee table for Elsie Crawford. 1956

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 14 Display table for Segerstrom Corporate office conference room (3315 Fairview Rd., Costa Mesa, CA). 1981

Physical Description: 1 original, 1 revised.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 15 "The Centipede" display table. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 16 Miriam and Dick Katkov coffee table, with drawer. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 17 Coffee table with laminated top. 1956

Physical Description: 1 item, perhaps in Elsie Crawford's possession.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 18 Tables. no date

Physical Description: 18 items.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 19 RLB's worktable (new top, new legs). no date

Physical Description: 2 items, may be in Norman Katkov's possession.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 20 RLB's dining table. no date

Physical Description: 1 item, may be in Michael or Peggy Gruen's possession.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 21 RLB's reading table in living room. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 22 RLB's living room table (in front of sofa). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 23 Side table in RLB's office (?). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 24 RLB's living room table (?). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 25 Tables. no date

Physical Description: 2 items.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 26 Table ("not executed"), like the one in RLB's Gruen office. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 27 Small aqua blue table with drawer-pull sketches. no date

Physical Description: 15 items.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 28 Small table (?). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 29 Telephone stand in RLB's dining room. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 9

Item no. 30 Telephone stand. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Map Folder 4

Item no. 31 Telephone stand for Gere Kavanaugh. no date

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 10, Folder 1

Scrapbook with sketches of furniture designs. no date

Physical Description: 1 item. Gift of Gere Kavanaugh, 2000. Box 10 is an oversize flat box, 15 x 19 x 3."
Box 10, Folder 2

Scrapbook with sketches of decorative objects and architectural styles and features. no date

Physical Description: 1 item. Gift of Gere Kavanaugh, 2000. Box 10 is an oversize flat box, 15 x 19 x 3."
 

Personal Papers

Box 3, Folder 1

Certificate of Authenticity: Hupa Storage Basket (c. 1900-1910). 1984

Box 3, Folder 2

Poem/present by Hortense Hocket to RLB. no date

Box 3, Folder 3

Burial Papers for Maria Jenker (RLB's governess). 1973

Physical Description: Ville de Menton, France.
Box 3, Folder 4

Papers pertaining to RLB's print collection (biographies of artists, etc.). no date

Box 3, Folder 5

Professional resumes, letters of recommendation/verification, chronology of professional career. no date

Box 3, Folder 6

Personal documents including passports, certificates, diplomas, etc. c. 1924-1957

Physical Description: German Passport (1940); Supplement of Alien's Personal History and Statement, L.A. County (1948); Dept. of Employment, State of California, ID card; Passage Contract (ticket) from Lisbon, Portugal, to New York, USA (1940); various diplomas and certificates of membership to professional societies; ID papers issued by Vienna, Austria, police; Marriage Certificate (1945); etc.
Box 3, Folder 7

Miscellaneous correspondence. c. 1973-1974

Map Folder 8

Birthday wishes to Elsie. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

"Where I would like to live..." Drawings for Christmas and Birthdays. no date

Physical Description: 3 items. Poster box.
 

Photographs

Box 2, Folder 1

Lanz shop, Vienna, Austria. no date

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 2, Folder 2

Immendorf shop, Vienna, Austria. no date

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2, Folder 3

Hello shop, Vienna, Austria. no date

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2, Folder 4

P.C. Leschka & Co. shop, Vienna, Austria. no date

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2, Folder 5

Restaurant/Bar, Vienna, Austria. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 6

Mirror item for Joseph Magnin shop. no date

Physical Description: 1 item, location unknown.
Box 2, Folder 7

Cyril Magnin and RLS, Joseph Magnin, Century City (?). no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 8

Furniture and Lamps. no date

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 2, Folder 9

Lamps, California. no date

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 2, Folder 10

RLS apartment. no date

Physical Description: 7 items + 1 color transparency.
Box 2, Folder 11

Coldwater Canyon house. no date

Physical Description: 16 items + 1 color print.
Box 2, Folder 12

Kreuzberg Villa, Austria. no date

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 2, Folder 13

MH (?) house, Vienna, Austria. no date

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 14

House, Vienna, Austria. no date

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 2, Folder 15

Low-Beer Mansion, Brunn, Moravia, Czechoslovakia, exterior. 1938-1939

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 2, Folder 16

Low-Beer Mansion, Brunn, Moravia, Czechoslovakia, interior. 1938-1939

Physical Description: 33 items.
Box 2, Folder 17

Low-Beer Mansion, Moravia, Czechoslovakia. 1938-1939

Physical Description: 12 items.
Box 2, Folder 18

To be determined. no date

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 2, Folder 19

Kreuzberg Villa, Austria. no date

Physical Description: 5 - 8x10 b/w negatives.
Box 2, Folder 20

Untitled. no date

Physical Description: 2 - color negatives.
Box 2, Folder 21

Joseph Magnin, San Diego. no date

Physical Description: 7 - proofsheets + 5 - 4x5 color transparencies.