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Louis Shoall Miller Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Louis Shoall Miller Collection
    Dates: Bulk 1940-1950
    Collection Number: S2004.1
    Creator/Collector: Louis Shoall Miller
    Extent: .6 linear feet (1 Box)
    Repository: Palm Springs Art Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92263
    Abstract: Louis Shoall Miller, AIA (1908-1996) was born in New York and died in Orange County, California at the age of 88. He maintained his practicing architectural firm in Long Beach, California and was a member of American Institute of Architects (AIA) beginning in 1946. Miller designed residential and commercial properties primarily in the Long Beach area. His most notable projects include the Long Beach Public Library, Ruth Bach Branch (1958) and Frank Brothers store (1947).
    Language of Material: English


    The collection is open to qualified researchers by appointment only.

    Publication Rights

    No interpretive restriction is placed on material. Separate permissions to be obtained for publishing material. Property rights to the physical object belong to the Palm Springs Art Museum. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where Palm Springs Art Museum does not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. Louis Shoall Miller Collection . Collection Number: S2004.1. Palm Springs Art Museum

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Anita Miller and Dr. Martin Fields in 2004 (R2004.1 now S2004.1).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains one series – Photographs of Architecture Projects and brochures documenting Miller’s work. Some photograph images were done by Eldon Fitzgerald, Maynard Parker, Marvin Rand, Julius Shulman, John E. Winter, and Floyd Ray. All images are digitized.

    Indexing Terms

    Architecture – California - Long Beach
    Long Beach - Buildings, structures, etc.
    Miller, Louis Shoall (1908-1996) - Archives
    Long Beach, California
    Architects – California - Long Beach

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