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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paul F. Lupo Papers
    Dates: 1895-1992
    Collection Number: GC 1328
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 1 letter, 1 ½ letter, 1 legal, 3 ov, 3 ov folders)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Family papers and photographs; business papers and photographs; scrapbook. Notable are photographs of actress Mary Pickford. ca. 1890-ca. 1992, bulk is 1920-1936.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Paul F. Lupo Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Paul Francesco Lupo was a Los Angeles-based Italian-American interior decorator (1889-1936), who designed the homes of the prominent, including actors, architects, city mayors, and hatmaker G. Henry Stetson. He also designed the Mediterranean Home Exhibit of the Janss' real estate development, Westwood Hills. He was employed by Barker Brothers Furniture. He was active in civic projects to further the arts as well as Italian culture by participating in the Artists' Council of the Civic Bureau of Music and Art; he presided over the International Artists' Club; he designed the interiors for the 1932 International Olympics Ball in Los Angeles and the 1928 Pacific Southwest Exposition. He facilitated crowning actress Mary Pickford as queen of the 1931 California Artists' Frolic and Ball in Hollywood.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Family papers and photographs; business papers and photographs; scrapbook. Notable are photographs of actress Mary Pickford. ca. 1890-ca. 1992, bulk is 1920-1936.

    Indexing Terms

    Interior decoration.
    Los Angeles (Calif.)
    Los Angeles County (Calif.)