Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the Richard Fish Collection, 1934-2005
URB/RF  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (199.63 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
Richard Fish was born in Los Angeles, California on February 25, 1919. He earned a bachelor's degree in Cinematography/Journalism at the University of Southern California in 1940, served in the United States Army during World War II, and later attended the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco. The Richard Fish Collection documents his career as a professional photographer with a focus on residential and commercial architecture and landscape design, art and artists, writers and composers, celebrities and public figures, and natural land and waterscapes. The collection consists of records, documents, correspondence, diagrams, maps, promotional material, publications, notes, photographic material, audio recordings, and ephemera.
Background
Richard Fish was born in Los Angeles, California on February 25, 1919. His father, Benjamin Fish, worked in the motion picture distribution business, initially for his brother Samuel Goldwyn, and later for other companies. The family frequently moved. Fish spent his grammar school years in Seattle, Washington then moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Later, the family moved to Chicago, Illinois where he attended Hyde Park High School. In his last semester of high school his family moved to Beverly Hills, California. At Beverly Hills High School, Fish wrote for the Beverly Hills High Lights and the Beverly Hills Citizen. He graduated in 1936.
Extent
65.16 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
This collection is open for research use.