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Henry Gutterson Collection, 1923-1946
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The Henry Gutterson collection contains original drawings, blueprints, and specifications relating to residential and church designs. Projects in the collection include the First Church of Christ, Scientist (Santa Barbara), the Berkeley High School auditorium, Ninth Church of Christ, Scientist (San Francisco), and the Principia College library (Illinois). The sketches include a portrait, a landscape, and a detailed pencil drawing of the Notre Dame cathedral. The collection also contains blueprints and trace drawings from 2922 Garber Street (Berkeley) that were donated separately. Gutterson drawings for the First Church of Christ, Scientist (Berkeley) can be found in the Bernard Maybeck collection.
Henry Gutterson was born in 1884 in Minnesota. He graduated from Berkeley High School in 1903, and from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Architecture in 1905 and attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1906 to 1909. After a brief stay in New York working for Grosvenor Atterbury, Gutterson returned to California in 1910 marrying Helen Arnett a year later.
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the Director.
Collection is open for research.