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Finding Aid for the Jacob Berg design for architectural panels, circa 1930 0000109
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  • Custodial History note
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  • Title: Jacob Berg design for architectural panels
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000109
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 10.0 Linear feet (1 box and three architectural panels)
    Date: circa 1930
    Location note: Box 1/ADC - regular 3 decorative aluminum panels/Devereux (33 X 75 1/2 X 4"(one) and 44 X 75 1/1 X 5" (two))
    creator: Berg, Jacob


    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of Oakland Museum of Art, 1979. Transferred from AD&A Museum's fine arts collection to the Architecture and Design Collection, 2009.

    Preferred Citation note

    Jacob Berg design for architectural panels, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Jacob Berg was an Oakland-based woodcarver and artist during the 1930s.

    Scope and Content note

    The Jacob Berg collection comprises three decorative panels that were installed on the second floor of the Gray Shop, which stood on the corner of 20th and Broadway in Oakland from 1931-1978. The architectural embellishments are cast aluminum panels in the art deco style. Accompanying the three panels, are a series of photographs and negatives that feature the panels.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Berg, Jacob
    Architect-designed decorative arts -- United States -- 20th century
    Architecture -- California
    Art Deco