The collection comprises the Santa Clara Valley Chapter, American Institute of Architects records, including board meeting
minutes, newsletters, correspondence, event planning and documentation, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, exhibit display
boards, and design awards documentation. The collection covers the years 1946-2008 with the bulk of the material ranging from
1953-2004. Audio-visual materials in the collection include photographs, photographic negatives, 35mm slides, exhibit display
boards, architectural sketches and renderings, and scrapbooks.
The American Institute of Architects Santa Clara Valley Chapter (AIA SCVC) is a non-profit professional association serving
over 600 member architects, associates and other industry professionals from over 145 firms. The Chapter, founded in 1950,
is an action oriented, responsible organization, and one of the larger and more active chapters in the country, providing
professional, social and legislative programs for its membership, many of which are open to the public.