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Weihe, Frick & Kruse Collection, 1917-1976
1978-3  
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Series Description

 

I. Arthur Brown Jr. and Bakewell & Weihe Project Records , 1917-1936

Physical Description: Boxes 1-2, Flat Files

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by project.
Arthur Brown Jr. documents consist of drawings, specifications and addenda for the Doe Library Annex on the UC Berkeley campus. Bakewell & Weihe projects include drawings for residences in the Bay Area from 1924 to 1936.
 

II. Weihe, Frick & Kruse Project Records , 1941-1965

Physical Description: Boxes 2-20, Flat Files
 

A. Files and Drawings

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by project.
Includes correspondence, specifications, photographs, drawings, and brochures of Weihe, Frick & Kruse projects. The projects include the National Memorial of the Pacific, the Hall of Justice, the Academy of Sciences, the Lake Merced sports center, Lincoln School, the Golden Gate Kindergarten Association, the University of California, Stanford University, Humboldt State College, Hamilton and Castle Air Force Bases, and numerous residences.
 

B. Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs documenting various projects including the San Francisco Hall of Justice, the National Memorial of the Pacific, and Grace Cathedral.
 

III. Grace Cathedral , 1957-1971

Physical Description: Boxes 21-27

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.
Documents the completion of Grace Cathedral, the largest project in the collection. Materials include correspondence, drawings, specifications, and brochures. A large quantity of these records consists of correspondence, photographs, and specifications regarding the Ghiberti Doors from Italy.
 

IV. William B. Fox , 1950-1976

Physical Description: Boxes 28-29, Flat Files

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Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.
Includes drawings and correspondence relating to residences, Coit Tower repairs, Defense Housing, and Fire Houses.
 

A. Student Work

 

B. Project Records