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Rudolf L. Baumfeld papers, 1940-1989
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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: Rudolf L. Baumfeld papers
    Collection number: 1694
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 poster box, and 6 map folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1940-1989
    Abstract: Rudolf Lothar Franz Israel Baumfeld (1903-1988) worked with his friend and fellow architect Victor Gruen in New York and Los Angeles. Baumfeld was the principal designer for Victor Gruen and Associates (founded, 1951). He designed several projects in Europe and the U.S., including Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza and the Tishman 615 Building in downtown Los Angeles. The collection consists of drawings, sketches, blueprints, photographs, personal materials and ephemera related to Rudolf L. Baumfeld's architectural career with Victor Gruen and Associates.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance through our electronic paging system using the request button located on this page.
    Creator: Baumfeld, Rudolf L., -1998

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance through our electronic paging system using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. 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 The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of David Edberg, 1989; gift of Margaret Gruen, 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Rudolf L. Baumfeld Papers (Collection 1694). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 462313 

    Biography

    Rudolf Lothar Franz Israel Baumfeld was born in 1903; he was a native of Vienna, Austria who worked with his friend and fellow architect Victor Gruen in New York and Los Angeles, where Baumfeld was principal designer for Victor Gruen and Associates (founded, 1951); he designed several projects in Europe and the U.S., including Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza and the Tishman 615 Building in downtown Los Angeles; he died in 1988.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of drawings, sketches, blueprints, photographs, personal materials and ephemera related to Rudolf L. Baumfeld's architectural career with Victor Gruen and Associates.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Drawings, sketches, and blueprints
    2. Photographs
    3. Personal material and ephemera

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Baumfeld, Rudolf L., -1988--Archives.
    Victor Gruen Associates--Archives.
    Architect-designed furniture.
    Architects--United States--Archives.
    Architectural drawings (visual works).
    Blueprints.
    Photographs.