Louis Shoall Miller Collection

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Palm Springs Art Museum
101 Museum Dr.
Palm Springs, California 92263

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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