Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978

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Lloyd Wright: b. 1890, Oak Park. Ill.; d. Santa Monica, Calif. 1978; architect and landscape architect. Son of Frank Lloyd Wright.

From the description of Wayfarers' Chapel Fonds, 1937-1979. (Centre canadien d'architecture). WorldCat record id: 486957935

Lloyd Wright, eldest son of Frank Lloyd Wright, was born in 1890; trained as a draftsman/delineator in his father's Oak Park Studio; studied engineering, Univ. of Wisconsin, 1908-9; joined Olmsted and Olmsted in Boston, MA; sent to San Diego, CA, to work on Panama California Exposition, 1911; worked for Irving J. Gill; formed landscape architectural practice with Paul Thiene and continued professional activities as landscape architect through the 1920s; worked with father, Frank Lloyd Wright, on Hollyhock House and other Los Angeles projects, 1922-24; produced project for multilayered civic center, Los Angeles, 1925; provided the shells for the Hollywood Bowl, 1924-5 and 1928; much of his work from 1930s through post-WWII dealt with variations of California ranch houses; produced Swedenborg Memorial Chapel (or Wayfarer's Chapel) at Palos Verdes, CA, 1946-71; died in 1978.

From the description of Papers, 1920-1978. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38060775

An American architect and landscape architect, Lloyd Wright was the son of noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959).

From the description of Architectural drawings (photographs), 1908-1965. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78126340

American architect; son of Frank Lloyd Wright.

From the description of Architectural records, 1927, 1960-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78524961

American architect, son of Frank Lloyd Wright.

From the description of Photographs of architecture, ca. 1920-ca. 1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80569372

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Lloyd Wright, eldest son of Frank Lloyd Wright, was born in 1890; trained as a draftsman/delineator in his father's Oak Park Studio; studied engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1908-09; joined Olmsted and Olmsted in Boston, Massachusetts; sent to San Diego, California, to work on Panama California Exposition, 1911; worked for Irving J. Gill; formed landscape architectural practice with Paul Thiene and continued professional activities as landscape architect through the 1920s; worked with father, Frank Lloyd Wright, on Hollyhock House and other Los Angeles projects, 1922-24; produced project for multilayered civic center, Los Angeles, 1925; provided the shells for the Hollywood Bowl, 1924-25 and 1928; much of his work from 1930s through post-World War II dealt with variations of California ranch houses; produced Swedenborg Memorial Chapel (or Wayfarer's Chapel) at Palos Verdes, California, 1946-71; died in 1978.

From the guide to the Lloyd Wright papers, 1920-1978, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Peirson M. Hall papaers, 1908-1979 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
creatorOf Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978. Letters, 1962, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Bill Schmidt Frank Lloyd Wright collection, 1883-1987 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Esther McCoy papers Archives of American Art
referencedIn Millard, George M., Mrs., 1873-1936. Papers of Alice Parsons Millard, c.1890-1991 (bulk 1927-1938) Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Automobile Club of Southern California,. Automobile Club of Southern California Collection of Photographs and Negatives, 1898-1982 (bulk 1920s-1930s) Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978. Papers, 1920-1978. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Centre canadien d'architecture. Les aéroports à leurs débuts : trois projets de Lloyd Wright = Airport origins : three projects by Lloyd Wright : exhibition publications, 1990. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Julius Shulman photography archive, 1935-2007 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Nadel, Leonard 1916-1990. Leonard Nadel photographs and other material relating to housing and urban redevelopment in Los Angeles, 1947-1998 (bulk 1947-1957) Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Lloyd Wright : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Frank Lloyd Wright correspondence with R. M. Schindler, 1914-1929, 1918-1922 Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978. Architectural records, 1927, 1960-1969. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Printed ephemera relating to Lloyd Wright, 1970-1980. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Walsh, C. Gregory. Photographs of buildings by Los Angeles architects. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Schindler, R. M. (Rudolph M.), 1887-1953. Frank Lloyd Wright correspondence with R.M. Schindler, 1914-1929 (bulk 1918-1922). Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978. Photographs of architecture, ca. 1920-ca. 1940. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Blake, Peter, 1920-2006. Peter Blake architectural records and papers, 1910-2006 (bulk 1980-2002). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Leonard Nadel photographs and other material relating to housing and urban redevelopment in Los Angeles, 1947-1998 (bulk 1947-1957) Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Wright, Eric Lloyd, 1929-. Interview of Eric Lloyd Wright, 1989 May. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Lloyd Wright papers, 1920-1978 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
referencedIn Automobile Club of Southern California Collection of Photographs and Negatives, 1898-1982, bulk 1920s-1930s The Huntington Library
creatorOf Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978. Wayfarers' Chapel Fonds, 1937-1979. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Shulman, Julius. Julius Shulman photography archive. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Peter Blake architectural records and papers, 1910-2006, (bulk 1980-2002) Columbia University. Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library. Department of Drawings and Archives.
creatorOf Schmidt, Bill (Walter). Bill Schmidt collection of Frank Lloyd Wright printed material, ca. 1883-1987. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978. Architectural drawings (photographs), 1908-1965. Getty Research Institute
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associatedWith Automobile Club of Southern California, corporateBody
associatedWith Blake, Peter, 1920-2006. person
associatedWith Hall, Peirson M. (Peirson Mitchell), 1894-1979 person
associatedWith Hollyhock House (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hollyhock House (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Max Protetch Gallery corporateBody
associatedWith McCoy, Esther. person
associatedWith Millard, George M., Mrs., 1873-1936. person
associatedWith Nadel, Leonard 1916-1990. person
associatedWith Samuel Freeman House (Hollywood, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Schindler, R. M. (Rudolph M.), 1887-1953. person
associatedWith Schmidt, Bill (Walter) person
associatedWith Schmidt, Bill (Walter) person
associatedWith Shulman, Julius person
associatedWith Shulman, Julius. person
associatedWith Walsh, C. Gregory. person
associatedWith Wayfarers' Chapel corporateBody
associatedWith Wayfarers' Chapel (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wright, Eric Lloyd, 1929- person
associatedWith Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--Los Angeles
California
California, Southern
California--Los Angeles
California
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Québec (Province)--Laval
Subject
Architecture, Domestic
Architects
Architecture
Architecture
Architecture
Architecture, Modern
Chapels
Church buildings
Interior decoration
Palos Verdes Estates (Calif.)
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Architects
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Birth 1890-03-30

Death 1978-05-31

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