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Ernest E. Young and Janet Buschman papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-3697

Content Description

Approximately 100 autograph letters, signed, from Ernest E. Young to Janet Buschman, 1954 June 23-1955 July 18, undated; and 8 sketchbooks containing architectural drawings of San Francisco, California, buildings; interior designs; book illustrations; ships and trains; and human figures and animals, 1974-2005, undated. Accompanied by a scrapbook kept by Buschman during her time as treasurer of the San Mateo Junior College Flying Club, 1948-1949, and 8 letters from Buschman's sister, Iris Buschman, 1953 August 27-1954 December 2.

Dates

  • 1948-2005

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Ernest E. Young and Janet Buschman Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Between the Covers on the Frederick W. and Carrie S. Beinecke Fund for Western Americana, 2016.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by format.

Extent

6.34 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.youngbuschman

Overview

Approximately 100 autograph letters, signed, from Ernest E. Young to Janet Buschman, 1954 June 23-1955 July 18, undated; and 8 sketchbooks containing architectural drawings of San Francisco, California, buildings; interior designs; book illustrations; ships and trains; and human figures and animals, 1974-2005, undated. Accompanied by a scrapbook kept by Buschman during her time as treasurer of the San Mateo Junior College Flying Club, 1948-1949, and 8 letters from Buschman's sister, Iris Buschman, 1953 August 27-1954 December 2.

Biographical / Historical

Ernest E. Young (1935-2005) of Berkeley, California, was an African American illustrator and architect. He studied at California College of Arts and Crafts, graduating in 1954. From 1950 to 1969, he headed his own design studio and later joined the professional firm Stone, Marraccini, and Patterson, Architects. He established Erni Young and Associates in Oakland in 1971. Young was also an associate professor at University of California, Berkley and UC Santa Barbara during the 1970s. Beginning in 1953, he dated Janet Buschman, a fellow student at California College of Arts and Crafts; the couple married in 1957 and separated circa 1990.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, competing priorities, and whether or not further accruals are expected. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards. For more information, please refer to the Beinecke Manuscript Unit Processing Manual.
Title
Guide to the Ernest E. Young and Janet Buschman Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Sarah Lerner
Date
July 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
P. O. Box 208330
New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

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