Guide to the Lyle R. Wheeler papers PA Mss 112

Finding aid prepared by Zachary Liebhaber, 2015.
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara 93106-9010
2015 May 11

Title: Lyle R. Wheeler papers
Identifier/Call Number: PA Mss 112
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5.84 linear feet (3 document boxes, 5 oversize boxes)
Creator: Wheeler, Lyle, 1905-1990
Date (inclusive): circa 1936-1967
Abstract: Papers of Lyle Reynolds Wheeler (1905-1990), American motion picture art director and winner of five Academy Awards.
Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], Lyle R. Wheeler papers, PA Mss 112. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Library purchase, 2015.

Scope and Content

Papers of Lyle Reynolds Wheeler (1905-1990), American motion picture art director and winner of five Academy Awards. Sets designed by Wheeler include Gone with the Wind, Anna and the King of Siam, The Robe, The King and I, and The Diary of Anne Frank.
Papers include "Plantation House" negatives, sketches, resumes, memos, budgets and correspondence.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
Motion picture art directors
Negatives (photographs)
Wheeler, Lyle, 1905-1990 -- Archives

Box 1, Folder 1

"Art of the Art Director" (Letter from Bob Porfirio) 1977 April 8

Box 1, Folder 2

Biographical Sketch and Professional Profile of Frederic W. Hope undated

Box 1, Folder 3

Budget for Presentation of the "Worldpark" Project undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Certificate of Confidentiality and Non Circumvention 1981 November 23

Box 1, Folder 5

Clippings undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Color Slides "Ishi" Lounge, Interstate Hosts, San Francisco, Calif. undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Current Notes Job undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Design Group Inc. Aloha Joe's undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Design Group Inc. Rimrocks; MFK-P.S. undated

Box 1, Folder 11

Design Group Inc. S.F. Cocktail Rm.; I.H.-D.G.-F.S. undated

Box 1, Folder 12

Design Group Inc. Rest. Lawry's undated

Box 1, Folder 13

Design, Planning, Engineering undated

Box 1, Folder 14

Expense Accounts, Budgets. Etc. undated

Box 1, Folder 15

F.W.H. Design Group Inc. Zeckendorf Studio undated

Box 1, Folder 16

Film Comment undated

Box 2, Folder 1

Flewelling, Wheeler & Horn Planning, Architecture, Engineering undated

Box 2, Folder 2

Food Giant Inc. Markets undated

Box 2, Folder 3

General Information undated

Box 2, Folder 4

Heaven on Ranch outline by George White undated

Box 2, Folder 5

J.G.C. (Jerald G. Clemans), L.R.W(Lyle R. Wheeler); Mr. Division. Legal. Info. Stories, Treatments, Scripts, Book undated

Box 2, Folder 6

Letter of Agreement 1979

Box 2, Folder 7

M.F.K. Enterprises undated

Box 2, Folder 8

Maps and Plans undated

Box 2, Folder 9

Marooned Budget undated

Box 2, Folder 10

Min. Layouts In Harms Way undated

Box 2, Folder 11

Miscellaneous undated

Box 2, Folder 12

People Trap ABC Special for '67 undated

Box 2, Folder 13

Preliminary Motion Picture Festival of Love (Production) undated

Box 2, Folder 14

Preliminary Motion Picture Festival of Love (Prospective U.S. Cast) undated

Box 2, Folder 15

Resumés, Gen. Info. LRV.DGV. undated

Box 2, Folder 16

Resumés, Personal undated

Box 3, Folder 1

S.B. Indian Village undated

Box 3, Folder 2

Sketches undated

Box 3, Folder 3

South Pacific undated

Box 3, Folder 4

Stigma Production-Direction Otto Preminger; Production Designs Lyle Wheeler undated

Box 3, Folder 5

Trees, Shrubs; Continuities (Visual) undated

Box 3, Folder 6

Viking Productions 1975 May 1

Box 3, Folder 7

Worksheet for Eligibility Meeting (52nd Annual Academy Awards Art Direction) 1979 November 29

Box 3, Folder 8

Worldcity undated

Box 3, Folder 9

Xerox undated

Oversize 4, Folder 1

Aloha Joe's Exotic Drink Menu undated

Oversize 4, Folder 2

International House of Pancakes Menu undated

Oversize 4, Folder 3

Restaurant Plan undated

Oversize 4, Folder 4

Rim Rocks Menu undated

Oversize 5, Folder 1

Design Group Inc. (Neg) Aloha Joe P.S. undated

Oversize 5, Folder 2

Design Group Inc. (Neg) Plantation House, Hawaii undated

Oversize 6

King of the Khyber Rifles & [Unknown] (Storyboard Frame) undated

Oversize 7

Lamps and Lanterns [drawings] undated

Oversize 8, Folder 1

The Black Rose (Location Sketches) undated

Oversize 8, Folder 2

The Black Rose (Storyboard) (1) undated

Oversize 8, Folder 3

The Black Rose (Storyboard) (2) undated