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Series Description/Folder List


1. Personal Papers 1915-1974

Scope and Content Note

Contains two subseries: A. Obituaries, B. Research Photographs.

A. Obituaries

Scope and Content Note

Contains Steilberg's obituaries. 1 folder.
Box 1, Folder 1

Obituaries, Walter Steilberg, 1974


B. Research Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Contains Steilberg's vintage snapshots of buildings in California. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 2

Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915

Box 1, Folder 3

Crocker Bank, San Francisco c. 1930s

Box 1, Folder 4

Howard house, Tunnel Rd., Berkeley, c. 1930s


2. Professional Papers 1908-1974

Scope and Content Note

Contains three subseries: A. Julia Morgan Assessments, B. Julia Morgan Project Files, and C. Julia Morgan Project Photographs.

A. Julia Morgan Assessments

Scope and Content Note

Contains Steilberg's assessments and recollection of Morgan's work and her practice, arranged chronologically. 4 folders.
Box 1, Folder 5

Steilberg, Walter T. "Some Examples of the Work of Julia Morgan." Architect and Engineer of California, November 1918

Scope and Content Note

Box 1, Folder 6

Steilberg, Walter T. "Julia Morgan," biographical statement prepared for the American Institute of Architects, 1957, 1974

Box 1, Folder 7

Transcript, Steilberg's Lecture to [Hearst Castle] Historical Guides Association, 1968

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence with Loren Nicholson re Julia Morgan, 1969


B. Julia Morgan Project Files

Scope and Content Note

Contains Steilberg's correspondence with Julia Morgan, Bjarne Dahl, a member of her staff, and a rough sketch. 3 folders.
Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence with Bjarne Dahl re Homelani Columbarium, Hilo, Hawaii, 1935

Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence with Julia Morgan, 1943

Box 1, Folder 11

YWCA Building, Honolulu, rough sketch, undated


C. Julia Morgan Project Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Contains vintage snapshots by Walter Steilberg of Morgan commissions arranged alphabetically by client name, followed building type, city and date of construction. Cities listed on folder headings are located in California, unless otherwise noted. 41 folders.
Box 1, Folder 12

Ayer, Richard B., residential, Piedmont, 1914 and alterations, 1930

Box 1, Folder 13

Atkins, David, residential, San Francisco, 1915

Box 1, Folder 14

Barnard, Grace E., residential/educational, Berkeley, 1910, 1927

Box 1, Folder 15

Blanding, Gordon, gates and alterations, Belvedere, 1913

Box 1, Folder 16

Chickering, Allen, residential, Piedmont, 1911

Box 1, Folder 17

Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A., residential, Berkeley, undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Derge, Albert R., residential, Berkeley, 1908

Box 1, Folder 19

Drexler, Elise Kelley, residential, Woodside, 1913

Box 1, Folder 20

Glide, Mrs. Lizzie H., residential, Berkeley, 1916

Box 1, Folder 21

Greene, B.D. Marx, residential, Berkeley, 1910

Box 1, Folder 22

Hart, Agnes Borland and Walter M., residential, 1904

Box 1, Folder 23

Hearst, William Randolph, San Simeon, 1930s

Box 1, Folder 24

Hearst, William Randolph, restoration, Santa Maria de Ovila Monastery – Medieval Museum, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, 1940s

Box 1, Folder 25

Linforth, Edward W. and Ivan M., residential, Berkeley, 1907

Box 1, Folder 26

Lombard, James L., residential, Piedmont, 1915, and gardener's cottage, Piedmont, 1915

Box 1, Folder 27

Merrill, Prof. Charles Washington, residential, Berkeley, 1911

Box 1, Folder 28

North, Hart H. and Emma Morgan, residential, Berkeley, 1909

Box 1, Folder 29

Olney, William, residential, Berkeley, 1914

Box 1, Folder 30

Price, Prof. Clifton, residential-multi, Berkeley, undated

Box 1, Folder 31

Stewart, Margaret, guesthouse, garage, two apartments, Garberville, 1926

Box 1, Folder 32

Tasheira, George, residential, Berkeley, undated

Box 1, Folder 33

Tasheira, George, residential, Berkeley, undated

Box 1, Folder 34

Thousand Oaks Baptist Church, religious, Berkeley, 1924

Box 1, Folder 35

University of California: Girton Hall, Berkeley, 1911

Box 1, Folder 36

University of California: Phoebe Apperson Hearst Memorial Gymnasium for Women, Berkeley, 1925-27

Box 1, Folder 37

YWCA Building, Oakland, 1910-15

Box 1, Folder 38

YWCA Buildings, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, undated

Box 1, Folder 39

Unidentified project, Etna Street, Berkeley, undated

Box 1, Folder 40

Unidentified project photographs, undated

Box 1, Folder 41

Unidentified project photographs, undated

Scope and Content Note