Harold E. "Buzz" Waltz Collection

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

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harold E. "Buzz" Waltz Collection
Dates: Bulk 1969-1972
Collection Number: S2014.2, S2017.6
Creator/Collector: Harold E. "Buzz" Waltz
Extent: 1 Storage box (65 photographs, 243 negatives)
Repository: Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs, California 92263
Abstract: A local resident of Palm Springs, Buzz Waltz owned and operated the family business, Harold E. Waltz, Photographs and Blueprinting from 1962 to 2012. He provided both commercial photography as well as a complete plan duplicating service for architects and customers. The photographs and negatives include views of Palm Springs architecture, buildings both extant and demolished. These include Palm Springs International Airport, Merrill Lynch building, both designed by Don Wexler and Palm Springs Municipal Golf Club House designed by Kaptur and Lapham and also includes the Bullocks Building before demolition.
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]. Harold E. "Buzz" Waltz Collection . Collection Number: S2014.2, S2017.6. Palm Springs Art Museum

Acquisition Information

Donated by Harold E. "Buzz" Waltz in 2013 and 2017.

Scope and Content of Collection

Collection contains one series -- 65 photographs and 243 negatives primarily of Palm Springs buildings and structures. All images are digitized.

Indexing Terms

Architecture - California - Palm Springs
Palm Springs - Buildings, structures, etc.
Architectural photography - California - Palm Springs
Waltz, Harold E. "Buzz" (1943- ) - Archives
Palm Springs, California
Photographers - California - Palm Springs

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