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Paul Groth papers, approximately 1970-2014.
BANC MSS 2018/111 carton 1; BANC MSS 2018/111 carton 2; BANC MSS 2018/111 box 1; BANC MSS 2018/111
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Paul Groth papers, approximately 1970-2014


Groth, Paul Erling, creator, creator.


University of California, Berkeley, College of Environmental Design.


Contains files of course materials, lecture notes, correspondence, syllabi of seminars, class readers, research materials, small architectural drawings, etc. related to Paul Groth's career as a professor of architecture and geography at UC Berkeley, with a particular emphasis on cultural landscape studies. Includes three folders of photographs labeled with the title of Groth's published book, "Living Downtown", a history of residential hotels in the United States. The photographs correspond to the subject of his book. Also contains materials related to an Oakland guide book/walking tour, including notes by J.B. Jackson, and two readers for classes Groth taught in geography, environmental studies, and American studies.


1970 (issued)


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Groth, Paul Erling -- Archives
Groth, Paul Erling -- Correspondence
University of California, Berkeley -- Faculty
University of California, Berkeley. -- College of Environmental Design -- Faculty
University of California, Berkeley.
University of California, Berkeley. -- College of Environmental Design.
Cultural landscapes -- Study and teaching
Cultural landscapes -- Research
Cultural landscapes -- Research -- Photographs
Hotels -- Research -- United States -- Photographs
Cultural geography -- Study and teaching
Cultural geography -- Research
Architecture -- Research -- United States
Architecture -- Study and teaching -- United States
College teachers -- California -- Berkeley
Architecture -- Research
Architecture -- Study and teaching
College teachers
Universities and colleges -- Faculty
California -- Berkeley
United States


Paul Groth papers, BANC MSS 2018/111, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift of Paul Groth ; 2017.
Paul Groth (1949-) is Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Geography at the University of California, Berkeley. Groth's overarching research interest is in cultural landscape studies--that is, the history, form, and meaning of ordinary built environments, particularly in the United States, and the ways in which social groups have used space (as buildings, rooms, street grids, fields, or yards) to articulate social relations and to derive cultural meaning.
In English.


Faculty papers.
Architectural drawings.
Personal correspondence.

Physical Description:

2.9 (2 1




BANC MSS 2018/111 carton 1
BANC MSS 2018/111 carton 2
BANC MSS 2018/111 box 1
BANC MSS 2018/111