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Guide to the Jesse Alexander papers, circa 1970-circa 1990 0000200
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  • Preferred Citation note
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  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Jesse Alexander papers
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000200
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet (1 record storage box)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1970-circa 1990
    creator: Alexander, Jesse

    Access

    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Jesse Alexander papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Jesse Alexander was born in Santa Barbara in the 1930s. He became involved in photography in the 1950s when he began photographing automobile races. Alexander is well known for his racing and nature photographs. He was a trustee of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and co-author of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Catalog for the “Paul Tuttle designer” exhibition in 1978.

    Scope and Content note

    The Jesse Alexander papers span 1 linear foot and date from circa 1970 to circa 1990. The collection is composed of Jesse Alexander’s photographs of Paul Tuttle and his furniture designs organized by project. The collection also contains portfolios of Tuttle’s designs for the decades 1970 and 1980, as well as a folder of material relating to the catalog for the Paul Tuttle exhibit at the University of California Santa Barbara Art Museum in 1986-87.

    Related Archival Materials note

    Paul Tuttle papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Alexander, Jesse
    Tuttle, Paul, 1918-2002
    Negatives
    Photographic prints