The Edward G. & John S. Bolles Records are arranged into two series: Office records and project records. The bulk of the collection
consists of project drawings and photographs.
San Francisco architect Edward Grosvenor Bolles was born in 1871 near Rosemond, Illinois to Ebenezer Bolles and Amelia Paine.
He married Harriet Ida Savage in Morgan Co. Illinois in 1895 and established his firm, Bolles Associates, in 1905. He worked
primarily on residences and small public facilities. Edward Bolles died in 1939 at the age of 68. His son, John S. Bolles
and grandson, Peter P. Bolles would both become practicing architects in the bay area.
10 Cubic Feet:
20 tubes, 3 cartons, 4 document boxes, 2 cu. ft. of photo boards
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Collection is open for research.