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Guide to the Lilian Bridgman Papers, 1881-1977
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Series 1: Correspondence and Personalia, 1881-1977.

Box 1, folder 1

Letters by Lilian Bridgman 1910-1947

folder 2

Letters to Lilian Bridgman 1894-1947

folder 3

Letters of recommendation, testimonials 1887-1910

folder 4

Letters from Miss Millicent Shinn 1916

folder 5

Letters from magazine editors 1892-1907

folder 6

Letters to Mrs. Davies (her niece) certifying education of LLB 1976-1977

folder 7

Letters to Mrs. Davies re Dr. Will's house 1977

folder 8

Letter to Elton Davies from his wife July 3, 1948

folder 9

Stuart Hogg's obituary March 3[31?], 1947

folder 10

Notebook

folder 11

Transcript, other papers re college education 1881-1924

folder 12

Teaching credentials and other information 1893-1941

oversize Oversize, folder 1 B

Diplomas

 

Kansas State Agricultural College, B.S. 1886

 

University of California, M.S. 1893

 

State of California High School, Life Diploma for High Honors in Teaching 1904

oversize Oversize, folder 2 A

State of California Certificate of Architecture 1915

oversize Oversize, folder 3 A

Manuscript musical score of Autumn, words by Bliss Carmen, dedicated to LLB n.d.

Box 1, folder 13

The Tiger, California School of Mechanical Arts 1909

folder 14

Obituary 1948

folder 15

Art in House Building in Relation to the Community and to Purposes of a Home (outline and text of talk) n.d.

folder 16

Research on architecture, history of art n.d.

folder 17

Lilian Bridgman's drawing instruments (photocopy) n.d.

 

Clippings and tearsheets

folder 18

Drawings of figures

folder 19

Leaded glass mosaics

folder 20

A Little Nonsense

folder 21

Old missions

folder 22

Painters and paintings

Box 2, folder 1

Portraits

folder 2

Stage settings

folder 3-4

Unclassified

folder 5

Books of interest n.d.

 

Series 2: Writings, 1892-1928 & n.d.

Box 2, folder 6

List of stories by L. Bridgman appearing in magazines n.d.

folder 7

Between the Lines of Henry Maclin's Diary, manuscript n.d.

folder 8

A Charcoal Sketch, carbon and tearsheet 1894

folder 9

The Eliminated Factors, typescript n.d.

folder 10

Elvira's Chance, tearsheet 1895

folder 11

Fidelity, carbon typescript n.d.

folder 12

A Fool's Ladder, typescript n.d.

folder 13

A Garland of Laurel, manuscript n.d.

folder 14

How the Government Selects Its Foresters, carbon 1896-1897

folder 15

Janey, the Jester, typescript with revisions n.d.

folder 16

A Look-out for Victory, typescript n.d.

folder 17

The Lost Islands, carbon n.d.

folder 18

The Marital Victories of Sir Thomas More, carbon and typescript n.d.

folder 19

My Dream, carbon n.d.

folder 20

The Relapses of Pap, tearsheet 1895

folder 21

The Road to Arcady, carbon n.d.

folder 22

The Seventh Daughter, tearsheet 1898

folder 23

The Undoing of David Lemwell, tearsheet 1892

folder 24

A Wayside Harvest, tearsheet 1896

folder 25

A Whetstone to Mirth, typescript 1928

folder 26

Unidentified manuscript n.d.

folder 27

Poetry n.d.

 

Series 3: Architectural Plans and Sketches, 1915-ca. 1931.

Processing/Project Information

* Photographs of these projects have been transferred to Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Box 3, folder 1

Unidentified drawing by Bridgman [1910 ?]

folder 2

Sketchbook of LBB n.d.

Box 4, folder 1

*Bioletti House, Cragmont Avenue / 2440 Martinez Avenue, Berkeley, Calif. ca. 1923

 

Sketch of exterior

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on paper, 12 x 8 1/2
 

Kitchen floor plan and elevation

Physical Description: Ink on paper, 12 3/4 x 9 3/4
folder 2

Haynes House [no address indicated] n.d.

 

East frontage

Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 12 x 9 1/2
folder 3

*Hill House, Jewelry Workshop for Susan L. Hill, 3132 Eton Avenue (near Garden), Berkeley, Calif. n.d.

 

Sketch of exterior

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on board, 8 x 5 1/2
 

Floor plan and view

Physical Description: Graphite, ink and watercolor on paper, 9 3/4 x 7
folder 4

McFaud House [no address indicated] n.d.

 

Sketch of house with lawn

Physical Description: Watercolor on board, 10 x 5 1/2
folder 5

Mrs. Robinson's House [no address indicated] n.d.

 

3 Sketches of kitchen

Physical Description: Pencil & watercolor on paper, ca. 9 x 11
folder 6

Furniture and wrought iron design by LBB n.d.

Physical Description: 12 Sketches on paper, ca. 9 x 12:
 

Carved and painted bellows

Physical Description: Graphite and crayon
 

Carved and painted couch for Mrs. Bioletti's Sunroom

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor
 

Table for Mrs. LeRoy Stephens

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor
 

Refectory table for Mrs. Beadles

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor
 

Dining room table for Mrs. Beedles

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor
 

Iron and Enamel fixture for Mr. Stephen's House

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor (3)
 

Wrought Iron bracket with hook for Mrs. Barker's living room mantel

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor
 

3 Sketches of fireplace cranes

Physical Description: Graphite
Box 5, folder 1

*Cannon House Studio, La Vereda Avenue (at Hilgard Street), Berkeley, Calif. n.d.

 

Sketch of exterior

Physical Description: Colored pencil on board, 10 1/2 x 8 1/2
 

Sketch of interior, Floorplans I & II, and Elevations: west & south

Physical Description: Ink and watercolor on board, 8 1/4 x 17 1/2
folder 2

Mrs. Keith Apartments, Berkeley, Calif. n.d.

 

Sketch of exterior

Physical Description: Graphite on board, 10 x 17
 

2 Floorplans

Physical Description: Ink and watercolor on paper, 9 x 12
folder 3

Mrs. Hazel King House [no address indicated] n.d.

 

Elevations and floor plan

Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 11 x 16
folder 4

*Millicent Shinn Orchard House, Niles, Calif. n.d.

 

House and lawn sketch

Physical Description: Charcoal on paper, 11 x 16
folder 5

*Dr. Wills' House, Upper Happy Valley Road, Lafayette, Calif. ca. 1931

 

Sketch of exterior

Physical Description: Ink on board, 9 x 14 1/2
 

Sketch of kitchen

Physical Description: Graphite on paper, 7 1/4 x 11 3/4
 

Sketch of exterior and front elevation, by L. M. Davies ca. 1977

Physical Description: Pencil (recto) and crayon (verso) on paper, 9 x 12
folder 6

Three small projects [no name or address indicated] n.d.

 

Three-room cottage plot plan

Physical Description: Ink on board, 6 x 13 1/2
 

Four-room house sketch

Physical Description: Ink on board, 8 1/4 x 17
 

Walnut Creek Shack elevations and plans

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on board, 11 1/2 x 11 3/4
Box 6, folder 1

*Mrs. J. H. Barker House, 3872 Cerrito Avenue, Oakland, Calif. 1931

 

Floor plans: first & second floors and elevations: west, east, south, and north

Physical Description: Graphite on paper, 15 x 21
 

Floor plans: first floor and attic

Physical Description: Ink on board, 17 1/2 x 14
folder 2

*Lilian Bridgman, Architect's Studio, 1715 LaLoma Avenue, Berkeley, Calif. 1915

Additional Note

Includes: Town of Berkeley tax bill for LLB property in Daley Scenic Park, 1907
 

2 Sketches of exterior

Physical Description: Graphite and colored pencil on board, ca. 9 x 11
 

Sketch of exterior

Physical Description: Graphite on paper, 11 1/4 x 15 1/4
 

Blueprint with graphite annotations, on reverse of a drawing of a sign for the Judd residence,

Physical Description: 17 x 36
folder 3

*Cañon House and Garden [no address indicated]

[Second floor includes designation, "Own Room"]
n.d.

 

Floor plans and elevations:

 

Second floor and elevation: entrance hall

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on board, 21 x 14
 

First floor and basement (service)

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on board, 21 x 14
folder 4

*F. P. Davidson House, 1404 LeRoy Avenue (at Rose) Berkeley, Calif. ca. 1920

 

Sketch of exterior

Physical Description: Graphite on board, 8 x 12
 

Floor plans: first & second floors and sketches: entrance front, street front, front entrance

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on board, 17 1/2 x 14
 

Elevations: south, east, west, and north

Physical Description: Graphite on board, 21 x 15
folder 5

Gunthorpe House, 2511 Hill Court, Berkeley, Calif. n.d.

 

Floor plans and elevations

Physical Description: Graphite on paper, 12 x 27 1/2
folder 6

Professor Joseph Le Conte House, [no address indicated] n.d.

 

Garage elevation

Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 9 1/2 x 20
 

Sketch of garage front

Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 15 1/2 x 19
folder 7

Railroad Addition, Block 24; Owner: C. P. Dewey, Junction City n.d.

 

Playground Court: 3 Groundplans and aerial views

Physical Description: Photocopies, 9 x 4 1/4, 7 1/2 x 9 3/4, 19 1/2 x 9
 

Exterior sketch, floor plan & elevations for 4 room house with basement, Lot 3, Div. B and Lot 10, Div. A

Physical Description: Photocopy, 9 3/4 x 6 1/2
 

Graphite on paper (lacking exterior sketches)

Physical Description: 19 1/2 x 14
 

2 Exterior Sketches of Lot 3, Div. A and Lot 10, Div. B

Physical Description: Graphite on paper, 4 1/2 x 6 1/4
 

Plaza Group of Play Ground Court: Groundplan and exterior fronts, garden fronts, and plaza fronts

Physical Description: Photocopy, 8 1/2 x 20
folder 8

Steep Narrow Lot with Terraced Garden, [no address indicated] n.d.

 

Elevations and sketch

Physical Description: Graphite on board, 10 3/4 x 14 1/4
 

Sketch of garden front east, entrance front north, floor plan, and entire view

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on board, 9 1/2 x 18
folder 9

*LeRoy Stephens Ranch House, Los Altos, California ca. 1925

 

Sketch of exterior

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on board, 12 1/4 x 8
 

Sketch of patio & wall fountain, flags on concrete

Physical Description: Graphite and colored pencil on board, 17 1/2 x 12 1/2
 

Floor plan

Physical Description: Ink on board with typing, 17 1/2 x 14
 

3 Sketches of oak bench, side and end views

Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 19 x 12 1/2
Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 19 x 10
Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 22 x 7 1/2
 

Iron rod for oak bench

Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 19 x 9 1/2
 

3 Sketches of brace for end of railing at top of north stairs

Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 14 x 7 1/2 (A), 15 x 7 3/4 (B), & 14 x 7 1/2 (C)
folder 10

Paintings by LBB n.d.

 

"San Clemente" (church)

Physical Description: Watercolor on board, 19 x 12
 

"Hounds of Assurbanipal"

Physical Description: Watercolor on board, 17 x 24
Box 7, folder 1

Rediviva House, Le Conte and LeRoy, Berkeley, Calif. n.d.

 

Interior and elevations: west, north, & entrance front

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on board, 28 x 22 1/2
folder 2

Floor plans: first & second floors and attic

Physical Description: Graphite and watercolor on board, 24 x 29
folder 3

Judd Falls n.d.

 

Memorial seat sketch

Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 20 x 27
 

Lettering for memorial of Garwood Hall Judd

Physical Description: Graphite on onion skin paper, 21 x 48