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Hope Gladding Slide Collection on the History of Design
AVRL 1984-1  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hope Gladding Slide Collection on the History of Design
    Dates: 1921-1957
    Collection Number: AVRL 1984-1
    Creator/Collector: Gladding, Hope Meldeau
    Extent: 6000 slides in 30 cases.
    Repository: UC Berkeley. College of Environmental Design Visual Resources Center
    Berkeley, California 94720-1820
    Abstract: The Hope Gladding Slide Collection on the History of Design primarily covers the history of Interior Design and American Decorative Arts
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection open for research. Collection is unprocessed and no collection guides are available.

    Publication Rights

    For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the director of the Visual Resources Center.

    Preferred Citation

    Hope Gladding Slide Collection on the History of Design. UC Berkeley. College of Environmental Design Visual Resources Center

    Acquisition Information

    Donated to the Department of Architecture in 1984 by Professor Emerita Lucretia Nelson, conservator for Professor Emerita Hope Gladding.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Hope Meldeau Gladding, 1889-1987 was Professor of Decorative Arts, Emerita, at UC Berkeley. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design, and taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 1921 Professor Gladding joined the faculty of the University of California at Berkeley to give courses in theory of design and color in the Department of Household Art. Gladding continued in this department for 36 years, taking her turn as chairman, attaining full professorship and retiring in 1957. Gladding built two distinguished courses, Great Periods of Interior Design and American Decorative Arts. She was an accomplished photographer, and enlivened these courses with slides she made on her travels. This collection consists of these slides.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Hope Gladding Slide Collection on the History of Design consists of approximately 6000 35mm slides depicting decorative arts, architecture, and interior design subjects. The imagery depicted spans the history of material culture approximately the Renaissance to the late 20th century.

    Indexing Terms

    Decorative arts--19th century--History.
    Decorative arts--20th century--History.
    University of California, Berkeley. Department of Architecture
    University of California, Berkeley. Department of Decorative Arts
    University of California, Berkeley. Department of Design
    University of California, Berkeley. Department of Household Art
    slides (photographs)