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R. Deming Issacson architectural drawings, 1891-2000 0000352
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Custodial History note

  • Title: R. Deming Isaacson architectural drawings
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000352
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 24.0 Linear feet 8 rolls
    Date (inclusive): 1981-2000
    Location note: 9 rolls of drawings / ADC rolls shelves
    creator: Isaacson, R. Deming

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Gift of R. Deming Issacson, 2016.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Scope and Contents note

    The collection contains full sets of original (graphite on paper) architectural drawings for nine selected projects, designed by R. Deming Issacson in the Central Coast area of California, between 1981 and 2000. Most of the designs are for private residences. Also included are drawings for a tasting room at Buttonwood Farms Winery.

    Preferred Citation note

    R. Deming Issacson architectural drawings. Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara

    Biographical/Historical note

    R. Deming Isaacson has practiced architecture in the Central Coast region of California for most of his career. In the late 1970s, Isaacson was a principal in the architectural firm of Rowland, Neumann and Isaacson. In 1980 he formed his one-man office, R. Deming Isaacson, Architect.
    His apprenticeship in the late 1960s and early 1970s was with William L. Pereira & Associates in Newport Beach, California; Kevin Roche and John Dinkeloo in Hamden, Connecticut; Warner and Wilson in Santa Barbara; and Lutah M. Riggs, F.A.I.A., also in Santa Barbara, California.
    Isaacson received a Bachelor of Architecture from Arizona State University in 1968. He graduated from Midland School near Los Olivos, California in 1961.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of R. Deming Isaacson.