Finding Aid for the ADC Oral History collection, circa 1979-circa 2005 0000222

Finding aid prepared by Jillian O'Connor and Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
805-893-2724
adc@museum.ucsb.edu


Title: ADC Oral History collection
Identifier/Call Number: 0000222
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet (3 shoe boxes)
Date (inclusive): circa 1979-circa 2005

Access

Open for use by qualified researchers.

Preferred Citation note

ADC Oral History collection, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

The Architecture and Design Collection has conducted oral history interviews since 1979 with people associated with its archives.

Scope and Content note

The ADC Oral History collection spans 1.5 linear feet and dates from circa 1979 to circa 2005. The collection is composed of oral histories conducted by various individuals with the following architects, interior designers, and family members: Sam Reisbord; Lutuh Maria Riggs; Edgar Bizzantz; Mark Schindler (R.M. Schindler’s son) and Schindler’s clients Hugh and Noel Osheroff Oliver and A. Tischler; Cesar Pelli; Isabelle Greene; Robert Koch Wolf; Mrs. Alexandria; and Barnaby Davidson (J.R. Davidson’s daughter).

Related Archival Materials note

Samuel Reisbord papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
Lutah Maria Riggs papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
R. M. Schindler papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
John Elgin Woolf papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
Julius Ralph Davidson papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Bissantz, Edgar, 1901-1998
Davidson, Julius Ralph, 1889-1977
Greene, Isabelle
Pelli, Cesar
Reisbord, Samuel, 1904-1985
Riggs, Lutah Maria, 1896-1984
Oral history

Box 1, Cassette 1-12, Disk 1-4

Sam Reisbord interview with Susan Martin, 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet (1 shoebox)
 

Wolf, Early Life June 11, 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 CD-ROM)
 

Architecture School, Wolf, Bessie, Politics June 26, 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 CD-ROM)
 

Portrait of the parents of the artist when young circa 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 CD-ROM)
 

Architecture in Russia Part I circa 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 CD-ROM)
 

Architecture in Russia Part II circa 1979

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 CD-ROM)
Box 2, Cassette 1-6

Lutah Maria Riggs interviews, February 20, 1982-July 18, 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet (1 shoebox)
 

Riggs L.M., Hideko Malis, Andy McMahon February 20, 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

Lutah Riggs talking to Ted Grenzback May 3, 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

Lutah Riggs with Andy Neumann, architect, and Isabel Greene, landscape architect May 23, 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

Lutah Riggs, continued May 23, 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

No. I Lutah Riggs July 18, 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

Lutah Riggs, Hideko Malis July 18, 1982

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
Box 3, Cassette 1-2, Disk 1-3

Edgar Bissantz interview, March 5, 1988

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 cassette tape and 3 CD-ROMs)
 

Tape 1 March 5, 1988

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

Tape 2 March 5, 1988

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
Box 3, Cassette 3-7

Interview with Mark Schindler and R. M. Schindler' s clients, September 14, 1998-October 15, 1999

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (5 cassette tapes)
 

Mark Schindler interview September 14, 1998

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

Mark Schindler interview September 14, 1998-September 15, 1998

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

A. Tischler interview February 11, 1999

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

Hugh & Noel Osheroff Oliver interviews I October 15, 1999

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

Hugh & Noel Osheroff Oliver interviews II October 15, 1999

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
Box 3, Cassette 8

Cesar Pelli Interview, Februrary 4, 1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 Cassette Tape)
 

Cesar Pelli interviewed by George M. Goodwin February 4, 1993

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
Box 3, Cassette 9

Conversation between Isabelle Greene and David Streatfield, April 26, 2005

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 cassette tape)
 

Conversation between Isabelle Green and David Streatfield, University Art Museum April 26, 2005

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
Box 3, Cassette 10

Isabelle Greene dryscape installation, in the museum, UCSB, October 26, 2004

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 cassette tape)
 

Isabelle Greene dryscape installation interview, Santa Barbara October 26, 2004

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
Box 3, Cassette 11-12

The Art of Luxury: Robert Koch Woolf, circa 2003

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.2 Linear feet (2 cassette tapes)
 

The Art of Luxury: Conversation between Mark Bennett & Robert Woolf #1 circa 2003

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
 

The Art of Luxury: Conversation between Mark Bennett and Robert Koch Wolf January 14, 2003

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
Box 3, Cassette 13

Interview with Mrs. Stanley Blum, July 6, 1999

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 cassette tape)
 

Interview with Mrs. Stanley Blum, Alexandria, VA July 6, 1999

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 cassette tape)
Box 3, Box 3, Cassette 14-15

Barnnaby Davidson regarding J.R. Davidson, 2004

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet
 

Interview with Barnaby Davidson I October 11, 2004

Language of Material: English
 

Interview with Barnaby Davidson II October 11, 2004

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 Items