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Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Lutah Maria Riggs Architectural Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Lutah Maria Riggs Architectural Papers, Ms2001-034, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
The Lutah Maria Riggs Architectural Papers were added to the IAWA Small Collections Ms2009-054 in September 2009.
Riggs was the first licensed female architect in Santa Barbara, California and the first woman in the state to be elected to The American Institute of Architect's College of Fellows. She is a 1919 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.
The collection consists of color prints and slides of her most famous work the Vedanta Temple in Montecito, California.
The majority of Riggs's work is housed in the Architecture & Design Collection, University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara.
The collection is arranged by material type.