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Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2018, bulk 1950-2005

Creator:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Subject:
Bury, Pol  Search this
Paris, Harold Persico  Search this
Golub, Leon  Search this
Baykam, Bedri  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Lindner, Richard  Search this
Lipschitz, Jacques  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Graves, Morris  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Tinguely, Jean  Search this
Hadzi, Dimitri  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Conner, Bruce  Search this
Petlin, Irving  Search this
Chase-Riboud, Barbara  Search this
Lebrun, Rico  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Bergman, Ciel  Search this
Benton, Fletcher Chapman  Search this
Beckmann, Max  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Christo  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Marlborough Gallery  Search this
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Calif.)Art Council  Search this
University of California, Berkeley.University Art Museum  Search this
College Art Association (U.S.)  Search this
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Political cartoons  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Art  Search this
Authors  Search this
Realism in art  Search this
Pop art  Search this
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)  Search this
Environmental art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8464
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210640
AAA_collcode_selzpete
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210640
Additional Online Media:

Oral history interview with Rupert Garcia, 1995 Sept. 7-1996 June 24

Interviewee:
Garcia, Rupert, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Almaraz, Carlos  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Montoya, Malaquias  Search this
Galeria de la Raza  Search this
San Francisco State University  Search this
Four (Art group)  Search this
Asco (Group of artists)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Mexican American artists  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13572
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215906
AAA_collcode_garcia95
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215906
Additional Online Media:

Oral history interview with Richard Shaw [videorecording], 1998 April 3 and 6

Interviewee:
Shaw, Richard Blake, 1941 Sept. 12-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Braunstein, Ruth  Search this
Hudson, Robert H.  Search this
Melchert, Jim  Search this
Chanco, Pauletta  Search this
San Francisco Art Institute  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Braunstein/Quay Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Ceramicists  Search this
Pottery  Search this
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13046
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216429
AAA_collcode_shaw98
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216429

Peter Howard Selz papers

Creator:
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-  Search this
Names:
College Art Association of America  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) (Faculty)  Search this
Marlborough Gallery  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)  Search this
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Calif.)  Search this
University of California, Berkeley. University Art Museum  Search this
Baykam, Bedri, 1957-  Search this
Beckmann, Max, 1884-1950  Search this
Benton, Fletcher, 1931-  Search this
Bergman, Ciel, 1938-  Search this
Bury, Pol, 1922-2005  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Chase-Riboud, Barbara  Search this
Christo, 1935-  Search this
Christo, 1935- (Running fence)  Search this
Conner, Bruce  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean, 1901-  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966  Search this
Golub, Leon, 1922-2004  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Guston, Philip, 1913-1980  Search this
Hadzi, Dimitri, 1921-2006  Search this
Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964  Search this
Lindner, Richard, 1901-  Search this
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Paris, Harold, 1925-  Search this
Petlin, Irving, 1934-  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Tinguely, Jean, 1925-  Search this
Extent:
31.5 Linear feet
0.696 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Place:
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
1929-2014
bulk 1950-2005
Summary:
The papers of art historian and writer Peter Howard Selz measure 31.5 linear feet and 0.696 GB and date from 1929 to 2018, with the bulk of the materials from 1950 to 2005. The papers document Selz's long career via correspondence, writings, professional files, project files, membership and association records, artists' research files, exhibition files, personal business records, printed and digital materials, and nine scrapbooks.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art historian and writer Peter Howard Selz measure 31.5 linear feet and 0.696 GB and date from 1929 to 2018, with the bulk of the materials from 1950 to 2005. The papers document Selz's long career via correspondence, writings, professional files, project files, membership and association records, artists' research files, exhibition files, personal business records, printed and digital materials, and scrapbooks.

Correspondence is with colleagues, artists, museums, and galleries concerning a wide variety of topics, including exhibitions and publications. The bulk of the correspondence consists of alphabetical files (two linear feet) that includes correspondence with artists. Notable correspondents include Pol Bury, Alexander Calder, Gordon Onslow Ford, Alberto Giacometti, Morris Graves, Philip Guston, Dimitri Hadzi, Jacques Lipchitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ad Reinhardt, Mark Rothko, Jean Tinguely, and others. Eight additional files of chronological correspondence is with curators, arts organizations, and publishers. Additional correspondence is found in the professional files, project files, membership files, artists' research files, and exhibition files.

The bulk of the writings series is comprised of files related to Selz's books and includes typescript drafts and galleys, printed and digital material, correspondence, and publishing contracts. Files are found for Art in Our Times, Art of Engagement, Beyond the Mainstream, and Theories of Modern Art. Other writings consist of drafts of articles, essays, notes, and lectures by Selz. Also included are writings by others, including materials related to Paul Karlstrom's biography of Selz.

Professional files document curatorial and teaching positions at the Chicago Institute of Design, Pomona College, University of California, Berkeley, and the Museum of Modern Art. The series includes contracts, recommendations, syllabi, and correspondence.

Project files document Selz's professional work on specific art projects, panels, and symposiums. There is extensive documentation of Selz's work as project director of Christo's Running Fence, as well as other environmental art work projects by Christo, the Berkeley Art Project, Disney Art Project, "Funk Art" symposium, and the "Art and Politics in the 20th Century" symposium. Project files contain a wide variety of materials, such as correspondence, printed material, financial records, reports, photographs, and other documents. There are 2 tape reels, 1 VHS, and 1 sound cassette.

Membership and association records document Selz's involvement with or membership in various art councils, trustee boards, such as the College Art Association, Art in Chicago Advisory Committee, Bay Area Rapid Transit (B.A.R.T.) Art Council, and the San Francisco Crafts and Folk Art Museum Advisory Board, among others. Materials include meeting minutes, bulletins, correspondence, and memoranda.

Artists' Research Files consist of a wide variety of research materials Selz compiled about artists for lectures, writings, projects, exhibitions, etc. Files vary and may include original and photocopied correspondence, photographic material, resumes, printed and digital material, and writings. There is also 1 sound cassette. Files are found for Bedri Baykam, Max Beckmann, Fletcher Benton, Ciel Bergman, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Bruce Conner, Jean Dubuffet, Lyonel Feininger, Leon Golub, Dimitri Hadzi, Rico Lebrun, Harold Paris, Irving Petlin, among many others.

Exhibition files include catalogs, reviews, clippings, writings, correspondence, and other material documenting exhibitions organized by Selz. Limited materials are found for the MOMA Art Nouveau exhibition. More extensive documentation is found for Seven Decades of Modern Art, 1895-1965, The Joint Show (1967), The American Presidency in Political Cartoons (1976), American Modern Art Between the Two World Wars (1979), German Realism in the Twenties: Artist As Social Critic (1980), Twelve Artists from the German Democratic Republic (1989), a Richard Lindner Retrospective (1996), Spaces of Nature (1999), Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000 (2000), and a Nathan Oliviera Retrospective (2002), among others. Some of the materials are in digital format.

Personal business records are related to the Mark Rothko estate and Kate Rothko's legal case against Marlborough Gallery, Inc. Also included in this series are Peter Selz's school transcripts, bequests, royalty statements, house designs, and other material.

Printed materials include clippings, prints of articles written by Peter Selz, exhibition announcements and invitations, and photocopies of artwork images.

There are nine disbound scrapbooks dating from the 1940s up through 2012 containing clippings, exhibition announcements, and photographs of art events, Selz, and artists. This series also includes materials from the 2018 addition that may have previously been compiled in binders.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 10 series. When possible the original order of Peter Selz was maintained. However, multiple accessions were merged and integrated.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1942-2013 (2.3 linear feet; Box 1-3, Box 37)

Series 2: Writings, 1942- circa 2014 (8.3 linear feet; Box 3-10, OV 32, Box 37, 0.035 GB; ER01, ER12)

Series 3: Professional Files, 1949-2012 (1 linear feet; Box 11, Box 37)

Series 4: Project Files, 1962-2015 (2.8 linear feet; Box 12-14, OV 33, Box 37)

Series 5: Membership and Association Records, 1958-2014 (1.1 linear feet; Box 14-15, Box 37)

Series 6: Artists' Research Files, 1955-2014 (7.9 linear feet; Box 15-22, OV 34-35, 0.520 GB; ER02-ER08)

Series 7: Exhibition Files, 1959-2014 (5.2 linear feet; Box 23-27, Box 38, 0.093 GB; ER09-ER11)

Series 8: Personal Business Records, 1929-2014 (1.2 linear feet; Box 28-29, OV 36, Box 38)

Series 9: Printed Material, 1957-2014 (0.3 linear feet; Box 29, Box 38)

Series 10: Scrapbooks, 1947-2018 (1.4 linear feet, Box 29-31, Box 38)
Biographical / Historical:
Peter Howard Selz (1919-2019) was a pioneering historian of modern art, professor, and writer who taught at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1965-1988 and founded and directed the Berkeley Art Museum from 1965-1973.

Selz was born in 1919 in Munich, Germany to Eugene Selz and Edith Drey Selz. In 1936, the family fled Nazi Germany and immigrated to the United States. Selz attended Columbia University from 1937 to 1938 and became a naturalized citizen in 1942. During World War II, Selz served in the U.S. Army in the Office of Strategic Services. He married writer Thalia Cheronis in 1948 but they later divorced in 1965; he married several times afterwards.

After the war, Selz attended and taught at the University of Chicago where he received a Ph. D. in German Expressionism. He spent a year in Paris, 1949-1950, at the Sorbonne and École du Louvre on a Fulbright grant. He received a second Fulbright grant in 1953 to study at the Royal Museums of Art and History in Belgium. From 1953-1955, Selz also taught at the Chicago Institute of Design.

In 1955 Peter Selz accepted a position to chair the art history department at Pomona College in Claremont and relocated to California for a few years. He also became director of the college's art gallery.

In 1958 Selz moved to New York City to become curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art and was there through the transformative mid-1960s. While at MOMA, he organized several significant exhibitions of modern art, including the 1960 Jean Tinguely "Homage to New York," a sculpture that destroyed itself (and started a fire) in the sculpture garden of the museum; New Images of Man (1959), the Art Nouveau show (1960), and the Art of Assemblage (1961). He also launched important retrospectives, including the first Rodin retrospective in the United States and a comprehensive exhibition of Alberto Giacometti's work in 1965.

In 1965, Peter Selz returned to California to become the founding director of the Berkeley Art Museum at the University of California, Berkeley, a position he held until 1973. He organized exhibitions of Funk, film, and ceramicists like Peter Voulkos and Robert Arneson. Peter Selz later became project director for Christo's "Running Fence", the 24.5-mile long fabric fence over the Marin County hills in 1976. He also served concurrently as a professor of art history at UC until retiring in 1988.

Peter Selz was a member of the College Art Association's board of directors for two terms, 1958-1964 and 1966-1971. Selz is a prolific writer, and the author or co-author of numerous books, exhibition catalogs, and articles. Notable books include German Expressionist Painting (1957), Art in a Turbulent Era (1965), Art in Our Times (1981), and Sam Francis (1975).

In 1988 Peter Selz was named emeritus professor at University of California, Berkeley. In 1993 he was on the acquisitions committee of the Museums of Fine Arts, San Francisco. In 2012, Selz curated The Painted Word exhibition. Selz died in 2019 in Albany, California.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds oral history interviews of Peter Selz conducted by Paul J. Karlstrom on July 28, 1982, October 12, 1982, and November 3, 1999.
Provenance:
The Peter Howard Selz papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Peter Selz in multiple installments from 1976 through 2014. Additional papers were donated in 2018 by Gabrielle Selz, Peter Selz's daughter.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Peter Howard Selz papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Authors -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Realism in art -- Germany  Search this
Political cartoons  Search this
Pop art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Environmental art  Search this
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art historians -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Art -- Germany  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2018, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.selzpete
See more items in:
Peter Howard Selz papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-selzpete
Additional Online Media:

"Sea Gulls' Paradise, San Francisco Bay, California, U.S.A. Copyright 1898 by Strohmeyer & Wyman." [on negative] [Active no. 20562 : non-stereo photonegative,]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 3-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
1898
Local Numbers:
RSN 15978
General:
Currently stored in box 3.1.49 [84].
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Seagulls  Search this
Birds -- California  Search this
Seascapes -- California  Search this
Ships -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 15881-15984
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref12518

Paradise of the sea-gulls--San Francisco Bay. [Active no. 5954 : non-stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
CALIFORNIA
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Local Numbers:
RSN 26776
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.51 [114].
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Bays  Search this
Birds  Search this
Seagulls  Search this
Waterscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 26705-26809
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref24535

[Aerial view of Alcatraz.] [Non-stereo black-and-white photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Aerial photographs
Photographs
Topographical views
Place:
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Alcatraz Island (Calif.)
Scope and Contents:
View shows entire island. Buildings and the large sign "Alcatraz" can be seen easily. This negative was filed erroneously with interpositives.
Local Numbers:
RSN 25435
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.43 [143]. 2X20R on original envelope.
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Prisons  Search this
Islands  Search this
Waterscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Aerial Photographs
Photographs -- 1910-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film.
Topographical views
Aerial Photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 27428-27529
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref25985

Division of Engineering Film Collection

Creator:
Bethlehem Steel Corporation  Search this
Robertson, Donald  Search this
Source:
Engineering, Division of (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Former owner:
Engineering, Division of (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
A 16mm film, published by Bethlehem Steel Corporation, entitled "Building the Golden Gate Bridge", undated.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
This collection remains unprocessed.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Donald E. Robertson.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected films must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Construction  Search this
Bridges -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Division of Engineering Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Donald Robertson.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0864
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0864

Oakland-Bay Bridge, San Francisco [chromogenic color transparency]

Photographer:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Collection Creator:
d'Arazien, Arthur  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (9.9" X 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Transparencies
Photographs
Time exposures
Place:
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
California -- San Francisco
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
Photograph with combination day-night exposure of the Oakland-Bay Bridge in San Francisco.
Local Numbers:
AC0314-0000031.tif (AC Scan)
General:
In Box 11, Folder 8.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Night photography  Search this
Night  Search this
Bridges -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transparencies
Photographs -- 1970-1980 -- Chromogenic
Time exposures
Collection Citation:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs, ca. 1930-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Arthur d'Arazien Industrial Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0314-ref1184

Infinite city : a San Francisco atlas / by Rebecca Solnit ; with cartographers, Ben Pease, Shizue Seigel

Cartographer:
Pease, Ben  Search this
Seigel, Shizue  Search this
Author:
Solnit, Rebecca  Search this
Physical description:
1 atlas (vii, 156 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
Type:
Maps
Atlases
Place:
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103628

Here : May 23-December 16, 2011

Author:
Pier 24 Photography  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Pictorial works
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
2011
Topic:
Photography--Exhibitions  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1094254

San Francisco Bay : discovery and colonization, 1769-1776 / by Theodore E. Treutlein

Author:
Treutlein, Theodore E  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 152 pages : facsimiles, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
1968
Topic:
History  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1081412

Back to the bay : an exploration of the marginal zones of the San Francisco Bay / Center for Land Use Interpretation, Stillhere, Prelinger Archives

Author:
Center for Land Use Interpretation  Search this
Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens  Search this
Stillhere (Firm)  Search this
Prelinger Archives  Search this
Physical description:
29 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Guidebooks
Aerial views
Exhibitions
Place:
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
2001
Topic:
Geography  Search this
Call number:
F868.S156 B33 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_803540

San Francisco Bay Area aviation / William T. Larkins and Ronald T. Reuther

Author:
Larkins, William T. 1922-  Search this
Ruether, Ronald T  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
2007
Topic:
Aeronautics--History  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
TL522.C2 L37 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_837354

Under the dragon : California's new culture / Lonny Shavelson and Fred Setterberg ; photography by Lonny Shavelson

Author:
Shavelson, Lonny  Search this
Setterberg, Fred  Search this
Physical description:
159 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Cultural pluralism  Search this
Minorities  Search this
Intercultural communication  Search this
Community life  Search this
Neighborhoods  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_840532

The ultimate Victorians of the continental side of San Francisco Bay

Author:
Richey, Elinor  Search this
Physical description:
176 p. illus., maps (on lining papers), ports. 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
1970
[1970]
Topic:
Architecture, Victorian  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Historic buildings  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_724625

Art-SITES San Francisco : the indispensable guide to contemporary art-architecture-design / Sidra Stich

Title:
Indispensable guide to contemporary art-architecture-design
Art-SITES San Francisco art-architecture-design
Author:
Stich, Sidra  Search this
Physical description:
235 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
Art  Search this
Architecture--History  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_746197

San Francisco Bay archaeology : sites A1a-328, A1a-13, and A1a-12 / by Polly McW. Bickel

Author:
Bickel, Polly McW  Search this
Physical description:
x, 375 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Alameda County
San Francisco Bay Area
Alameda County (Calif.)
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
1981
[1981]
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
E78.C15 B525 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_761291

San Francisco Bay / Harold Gilliam

Author:
Gilliam, Harold  Search this
Physical description:
336 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
San Francisco Bay (Calif.)
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
1957
C1957
Call number:
F868.S156 G55 1957
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_763548

Ethnography in the San Francisco Bay Area

Author:
San Francisco State University  Search this
Treganza Anthropology Museum  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Date:
1994
1994-
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_784883

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