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Charles Warren Callister collection, 2008-13
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SERIES I: PERSONAL PAPERS, 1941-2007, n.d.

Physical Description: Carton 1-2

Scope and Contents note

Includes biographical information, correspondence with friends, and photographs. Party files contain correspondence, planning, and guest lists to events that Callister organized for clients and friends, often with a key presenter.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically
 

A. Biographical Information

Carton 1, Folder 1

Autobiography, 1992

Carton 1, Folder 2

Vocational Interest Test Profile, 1959

 

B. Notebooks

Carton 1, Folder 3-17

Thoughts and Ideas, 1941-1978, 1990, n.d.

 

C. Correspondence

Carton 1, Folder 18

General, 2006-2007, n.d.

Carton 1, Folder 19

Birthday Cards, n.d.

 

D. Student Work

Carton 2, Folder 20-23

Course Notes, 1936-1941, n.d.

Carton 2, Folder 24

Term Report, 1941

 

E. Travel

Carton 2, Folder 25-26

Correspondence and Notes, 1963-1972

 

F. Photographs

Carton 2, Folder 27

Personal Photographs, 1996, n.d.

 

G. Military Service

Carton 2, Folder 28

Military Paperwork, 1943-1947

Carton 2, Folder 29

American Veterans Committee, 1942, 1946

Carton 2, Folder 30

Photographs, n.d.

 

H. Social Events

Carton 2, Folder 31-32

Party Files, 1962-1964, 1974

 

SERIES II: PROFESSIONAL PAPERS, 1945-2007, n.d.

Physical Description: Carton 2-4

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence with other architects; writings and presentations on architectural topics; association and committee paperwork, including notes on Telesis; and research on architectural topics and patents.
 

A. Correspondence

Carton 2, Folder 1-6

General, 1967-2007, n.d.

Carton 2, Folder 7-11

Conference File, 1968-1977

 

B. Writings

Carton 2, Folder 12

Subdivision Regulations, n.d.

 

C. Presentations

Carton 2-3, Folder 13-22

Speeches, Lectures and Notes, 1961-1977, 1986-1999, n.d.

 

D. Associations and Committees

Carton 3, Folder 23

Architect's License, 1988

Carton 3, Folder 24

Memberships, 1946

Carton 3, Folder 25

Cooperative Proposal, 1948

Carton 3, Folder 26

Notes on Telesis, 1945-1947

Carton 3, Folder 27

Awards Committees, 1969-1981

Carton 3, Folder 28

Conference Notes, 1981

Carton 3, Folder 29

San Francisco Arts Festival, 1983

Carton 3, Folder 30

Tiburon Housing Committee, 1992

 

E. Awards

Carton 3, Folder 31

Awards, 1964-1970, 1983

 

F. Research Notes

Carton 3, Folder 32-33

Notes on Architecture, 1952-1953, 1957-1958, 1962-1967

Carton 3, Folder 1994-1998, n.d.

Various Subjects, 199401998, n.d.

 

G. Reference Files

Carton 3, Folder 37-38

Various Subjects, 1971, 1975, 1985-1992, n.d.

Carton 4, Folder 40

Personality Profile Study, 1961

Carton 4, Folder 41-42

Stanford Study, 1963

Carton 4, Folder 43

Pietro Belluschi, Jo Stubblebine, 1965-1971

 

H. Patents and Inventions

Carton 4, Folder 44

Patent Research, 1962-1963

Carton 4, Folder 45

Unitive Structures, 1962

 

I. Photographs

Carton 4, Folder 46

Aspen Conference, 1970

Carton 4, Folder 47

Pope Valley Conference, 1970

Carton 4, Folder 48

Bancroft Library Event, 1992

 

J. Notebooks

Carton 4, Folder 49-53

Notebooks, 1958-1977

 

SERIES III: OFFICE RECORDS, 1948-2007, n.d.

Physical Description: Carton 4-8, Document box 9-19, Flat Box 14

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically and alphabetically

Scope and Contents note

Administrative Records include a history of Callister’s firm manifestations, professional portraits of Callister, and candid photographs of his Tiburon studio and staff. Public Relations, Building Type Portfolios, and Project Portfolios contain extensive brochures and portfolios highlighting the firm and their projects.
 

A. Administrative

Carton 4, Folder 1-3

Administrative Records, 1961-1996

Carton 5, Folder 4-5

Firm History, 1984, n.d.

Carton 5, Folder 6

Callister, Payne & Bischoff Seal, 1969

Carton 5, Folder 7

Intern Files, 1989-1993

Carton 5, Folder 8

Callister, Opinions on Zoning, 1990

Carton 5, Folder 9

Shareholder's Meeting Agenda, 1994

Carton 5, Folder 10

Business License, 2001, 2007

Document-box 17, Folder 178

Callister Portraits, 1965-1967, n.d.

Carton 5, Folder 11

Marvin Portraits, n.d.

Carton 5, Folder 12

Office Studio Photographs, n.d.

Document-box 17, Folder 179-180

Office Studio Photographs, n.d.

 

B. Correspondence

Carton 5, Folder 13

General, 1958, 1965, 1974-1995

 

C. Public Relations

Carton 5, Folder 14

Architectural Conservancy, 1975

Document-box 9, Folder 96

Architectural Conservancy, 1975

Document-box 9, Folder 97

Promotional Materials, 1974, 1990, n.d.

Carton 5, Folder 15-20

Firm Brochures and Portfolios, 1974, ca. 1990, n.d.

Document-box 9, Folder 98-100

Firm Brochures and Portfolios, n.d.

Document-box 10, Folder 109-114a

Firm Brochures and Portfolios, n.d.

Document-box 12

Firm Brochures and Portfolios, n.d.

Carton 5, Folder 21

Photographs for Brochure, n.d.

Document-box 9, Folder 101

Mill Valley Public Library Qualifications, 1994

Document-box 11, Folder 115

Space, Form & Image Brochure, n.d.

Document-box 13

Office Display Placards, n.d.

 

D. Building Type Portfolios

Document-box 9, Folder 102

Churches, n.d.

Document-box 9, Folder 103-104

Hotels and Inns, n.d.

Document-box 9, Folder 105

Schools, n.d.

Document-box 10, Folder 106

Community Planning, n.d.

Document-box 10, Folder 107-108

Residences, n.d.

 

E. Project Portfolios

General Physical Description note: ** See Project Index
 

F. Photographs

General Physical Description note: ** See Project Index
 

G. Presentation Materials

Carton 6, Folder 45

Exhibition Catalogue, 1999

Document-box 19, Folder 219

Callister Exhibit, n.d.

 

H. Clippings

General Physical Description note: ** See Project Index
Carton 6, Folder 46

Callister Exhibition Article, 1999

Carton 6, Folder 47

Published Works List, n.d.

Carton 6, Folder 48-49

Clippings on Callister, 1960-1974, 1997, 2002-2007

Carton 6, Folder 50

Project News, 1948-2007, n.d.

Document-box 19, Folder 220-221

Project News, 1971, 1978, n.d.

 

I. Notebooks

General Physical Description note: ** See Project Index
Carton 8, Folder 91-95

Project Related, 1963-1980, 1983, n.d.

 

J. Awards

Carton 8, Folder 228

Submittal Portfolios, 1973, 1976-1978

 

SERIES IV: PROJECT RECORDS, 1939-1999, n.d.

Physical Description: Carton 8, 20-24, Document boxes 25-29, Flat box 63

Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically

Scope and Contents note

Project Records include project files, photographs, slides, and negatives, and over 500 tubes of of project drawings documenting 425 projects.
 

A. Project Lists

Carton 8, Folder 1

Project Lists, 1978, n.d.

 

B. Files

General Physical Description note: ** See Project Index
 

C. Photographs

General Physical Description note: ** See Project Index
Document-box 42, Folder 316

Callister Slide Indexes and Lists, 1991

 

D. Drawings

General Physical Description note: ** See Project Index