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James D. Wickenden, 1915-1937
1978-3  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biography
  • Scope and Contents Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Collection Title: Weihe, Frick & Kruse Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1976
    Collection Number: 1978-3
    Creator: Wickenden, James D.
    Extent: 5 oversize folders
    Repository: Environmental Design Archives.
    University of California, Berkeley.
    Berkeley, California.
    Abstract: The collection consists of architectural drawings relating to both student and professional projects.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the Curator.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], James D. Wickenden, (19XX-13), Environmental Design Archives. University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Provenance of the collection is unclear.

    Access Points

    Architects--California.
    Architecture--California.

    Biography

    James D. Wickenden practiced architecture in Northern California after graduating from UC Berkeley's school of architecture in 1925. He worked as a draftsman in Clarence Tantau's office for the early part of his career, possibly while he was still in school. He resided in Berkeley, California.

    Scope and Contents Note

    The James D. Wickenden collection consists of student work and other drawings. Coursework includes drawing exercises from high school and from a Stereotomy course (Architecture 107) at UC Berkeley. Project drawings are primarily residential, and include the Gilman house in Carmel (1937), the Campbell house in Palo Alto (1932), the Hinman house in Lake Tahoe (n.d.), and the Dowsett house (1929, location unknown). The collection also includes numerous unidentified sketches.