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Liebermann, Daniel Collection
2016-10  
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Description
The Liebermann Collection primarily consists of drawings and photographs documenting the single-family homes he designed during the course of his career. The collection is arranged in two series: Professional Papers and Project Records spanning the dates 1957 to 1996.
Background
Daniel Judah Liebermann was born in South Orange, New Jersey in 1930 to engineer Morton and Dr. Shulamith Liebermann. He attended New York's prestigious and private Fieldston School prior to receiving an undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. Following graduation, he spent more than a year in the master of architecture program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, before leaving for a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture at the University of Colorado, Boulder. From 1956 to 1958 he was a member of the Frank Lloyd Wright Fellowship at Taliesen, in Scottsdale, AZ and Spring Green, WI. In 1959 he moved to California first working with landscape architect Thomas Church and then with Aaron Green Associates, Wright's associate for the Marin County Civic Center project. Apart from a nine-year span in Northern Europe, he lived and practiced architecture in Northern California for the remainder of his life. He passed away in 2015
Extent
17 Cubic Feet 2 document boxes, 25 flat file folders, and 9 tubes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materaials in the collection should be discussed with the Curator.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Many of the Environmental Design Archives collections are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use.