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Bull, Henrik
2009-02  
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SERIES I. PERSONAL PAPERS ca. 1950-1991

Physical Description: 1 Cubic Feet -Box 1, Tube 1

Scope and Contents

Bull’s personal papers include a project done while Bull was a student and letters to various newspapers and political figures.
Box 1, Folder 1, Tube 1

Student Work ca. 1950

Box 1, Folder 2

Political Correspondence 1957-1991

 

SERIES II. PROFESSIONAL PAPERS 1961-2009

Physical Description: 0.5 Cubic Feet -Box 1
 

A. Correspondence

Scope and Contents

General correspondence with clients, colleagues and the public. Includes correspondence with William Wurster, Mario Corbett and Julius Shulman.
Box 1, Folder 1

General Correspondence 1966-2009

 

B. Writings

Scope and Contents

Contains articles written by Bull regarding architectural practice and building techniques. The technical writings focus on building in cold climates and seismic concerns, while the other writings discuss the current state of practice. Also included is a folder containing articles and correspondence about a 1965 research project focusing on psychedelics and architectural design.
Box 1, Folder 2

Articles on Building in Snow Country n.d., 1973-2003

Box 1, Folder 3

Writings and Opinions 1969-1989

Box 1, Folder 4

Psychedelic Drug Research 1965-1967, 1974

 

SERIES III. OFFICE RECORDS 1957-2009

Physical Description: 2 Cubic Feet -Boxes 1-3, Tube 1
 

A. Correspondence

Scope and Contents

Includes a folder containing correspondence with Morley Baer. This subseries also contains congratulatory letters from clients. The items in the client letters folder are listed in the project index.
Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence with Morley Baer 1961-1963

Box 1, Folder 2

Client Letters 1961-1991

See Also

Project Index
 

B. Public Relations

Scope and Contents

Contains mailings sent out by the various incarnations of the firm, brochures and a portfolio of selected works.
Box 1, Folder 3

Portfolio n.d.

Box 1, Folder 4

BFVS, BVS, BSA Mailings n.d.

Tube 1

Job Sign 1956

Box 1, Folder 5

Bull, Field, Volkmann and Stockwell Brochures 1967-1982

 

C. Awards

Scope and Contents

Contains a Firm Award and correspondence about awards. Also included are portfolios documenting single projects assembled as award submissions. All projects with an award brochure are listed in the project index.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically
Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence 1957-1968

Box 1, Folder 7

Architecture Firm Award: CCAIA 1989

Box 1, Folder 8--37

Award Portfolios

See Also

Project Index
 

D. Clippings

Scope and Contents

Consists mainly of magazine and newspaper clippings for different projects. If a clipping referenced the firm or more than one project, it was placed in chronological order at the front of the series. Any project with clippings is listed in the project index.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and alphabetically by project
Box 1, Folder 38

Clippings from International Publications n.d.

Box 1, Folder 39

Residences n.d., 1959-1986

Box 1, Folder 40

Sunset: "Ski Cabins in Squaw Valley" 1960

Box 1, Folder 41

Sunset Western Home Awards 1963

Box 1, Folder 42

Look: "Winter Vacation Houses" 1963

Box 2, Folder 43

Arquitectura Actual de America 1965

Box 2, Folder 44

Sunset Western Home Awards Jury 1966, 1977, 1983

Box 2, Folder 45

Interview with Building Products Guide 1969

Box 2, Folder 46

Redwood News 1969, 1973

Box 2, Folder 47

S.F. Chronicle Articles 2007, 2009

Box 2, Folder 48-73

S.F. Chronicle Articles 2007, 2009

See Also

Project Index
Box 2-3, Folder 74-130

E. Photographs

Scope and Contents

Photographs, drawings and documents of projects for use in publication, public relations or presentation material. All projects with photographs are listed in the project index.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by project

See Also

Project Index
 

SERIES IV. PROJECT RECORDS 1953-2000

Physical Description: 0.5 Cubic Feet -Box 3, Flat Files 1-10, Tube 2

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by project

Scope and Contents

Contains design documents, correspondence, photographs, and drawings. While most of the projects are Bull’s early residential and cabin projects, some of his later commercial work is included. The projects include work done independently and with BFVS, BVS, and BSA. Many additional project-related files can be found in the previous series under clippings, photographs, awards, and correspondence, and are listed in the project index.
 

A. Files

See Also

Project Index
 

B. Photographs

See Also

Project Index
 

C. Drawings

See Also

Project Index