A Guide to the Lutah Maria Riggs Architectural Papers, 1958 Riggs, Lutah Maria Architectural Papers Ms2001-034

A Guide to the Lutah Maria Riggs Architectural Papers, 1958

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2001-034


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2001-034
Title
Lutah Maria Riggs Architectural Papers, 1958
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder.
Creator/Collector
Riggs, Lutah Marie
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Lutah Maria Riggs Architectural Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

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.

Processing Information

The Lutah Maria Riggs Architectural Papers were added to the IAWA Small Collections Ms2009-054 in September 2009.


Biographical Information

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.

Scope and Content

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.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)

Contents List

Folder 1
3 color slides and 3 color prints of the Vedanta Temple in Montecito, CA,1958