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Finding Aid for the Lloyd Wright drawings, 1946-1971 0000225
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  • Custodial History note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Lloyd Wright drawings
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000225
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Container: 212
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (7 flat file folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1971
    creator: Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978


    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of Mr. Frank S. Nyle, 1971.

    Preferred Citation note

    Lloyd Wright drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Lloyd Wright was born on March 31, 1890, the eldest son of Frank Lloyd Wright, in the state of Illinois. Wright studied agronomy and engineering at the University of Wisconsin. He worked as a draftsman in the office of his father; worked with the firm Olmsted and Olmsted on the San Francisco Exposition; and later worked with Irving J. Gill and several landscape architects in California. In 1925, he established his own practice as an architect and landscape architect in Los Angeles. He was active until his death in 1978.

    Scope and Content note

    The Lloyd Wright drawings span 3 linear feet and date from 1946 to 1971. The collection is primarily comprised of architectural drawings and reprographics for exhibition installation design and models for an exhibit at the University of California, Santa Barbara Art Museum. The collection also includes the following drawings: details for the Martha Taggart residence, a topographic map of the Frank S. Wyle residential development, and street level plans and elevations of the Urban Recreation Center in Thanksgiving Square. One piece of printed ephemera from The American Weekly (1961), a fold out of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Last Dream, is included.

    Related Archival Materials note

    Lloyd Wright papers (Collection Number 1561). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978
    Architectural drawings
    Printed ephemera
    Reprographic copies