Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid of the Harriet Rochlin Collection of Material about Women Architects in the United States
1591  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (213.29 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harriet Rochlin Collection of Material about Women Architects in the United States,
    Date (inclusive): 1887-1979
    Collection number: 1591
    Creator: Rochlin, Harriet, 1924-
    Extent: 12 boxes (6 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Harriet Shapiro (b.1924) was a freelance writer and contributor of articles, feature stories, and reviews to magazines and scholarly journals. She also published the novel, So far away (1981) and the photodocumentary, Pioneer Jews: a new life in the far west (1984). She married Fred Rochlin in 1947. The collection consists of articles, clippings, correspondence, and photographs collected by Harriet Rochlin about women architects.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Copyright to portions of this collection has been assigned to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. The library can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian, Department of Special Collections.] Credit shall be given as follows: [c in circle] The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Harriet Rochlin Collection of Material about Women Architects in the United States (Collection 1591). Department of Special Collections, University Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Harriet and Fred Rochlin, 1990.

    Biography

    Harriet Shapiro was born in Los Angeles, California, November 4, 1924; BA, UC Berkeley, 1947; married Fred Rochlin, 1947; freelance writer and contributor of articles, feature stories, and reviews to magazines and scholarly journals; published novel, So far away (1981) and photodocumentary, Pioneer Jews: a new life in the far west (1984).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of articles, clippings, correspondence, and photographs collected by Harriet Rochlin about women architects. Architects in the collection include: Julia Morgan, Margaret Young, Beverly Willis, Lutha Maria Riggs, Lilian J. Rice, Gertrude C. Morrow, Edla Muir, Cloethiel Woodard Smith, Hazel Wood Waterman, Judy Edelman, Lynne Paxton, Patricia Swan, and the Open Design Office.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    • Julia Morgan (Boxes 1-2).
    • Early California women in architecture (Boxes 3-7).
    • Contemporary women in architecture (Boxes 8-12).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Morgan, Julia, 1872-1957.
    Women architects--Archival resources.
    Architecture, Modern--20th century--Archival resources.