Lulu Hawkins Braghetta Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-82

Scope and Contents

Included are letters from Lulu to Miss Beckwith about her sculptures for the "Towers of the East" and the Recreation Building at the San Francisco Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939-1940, photos and pencil sketches of those sculptures; and a newspaper clipping showing various fair buildings.

Dates

  • 1939

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

Artist and teacher at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, California; formerly of Sparks, Nevada and a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno, 1921.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (5 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Included are letters from Lulu to Miss Beckwith about her sculptures for the "Towers of the East" and the Recreation Building at the San Francisco Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939-1940, photos and pencil sketches of those sculptures; and a newspaper clipping showing various fair buildings.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Special Collections Department Vertical File (renamed Nevada and Great Basin Miscellaneous Documents) on November 21, 1990.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1991-25

Title
Lulu Hawkins Braghetta Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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