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San Francisco Bay Area Architects and Architecture: Bay Area Architects

A bibliographic research guide to finding information on Bay Area architects and architecture.

Biographical Sources

Directories, such as those listed below, can be helpful in finding information about architects who have practiced in the Bay Area. You can also search the library catalogsnewspapers and periodical Indexes for individual architects or architectural firms. For example, you can search under corporate author or corporate name, e.g. Maybeck and White, or Anshen and Allen. If there is no book devoted entirely to the architect or firm you are researching, check the library catalogs for collective biographies of California architects under these sample subject headings: