Newsletter | Jan/Feb 2010

OWA Program: CED Archive Lecture and Tour
by Leslie Golden

CED Archive Lecture and Tour Led by Waverly Lowell
Feb 16, 2010 6:30pm Wurster Hall
Location: Begins in room 305 at Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley and then to the Archives (Room 280). Informal no host dinner after the Tour. Location to be determined.

Waverly Lowell is presently Curator of the Environmental Design Archives at the University of California, Berkeley. She most recently served as the Director of the National Archives - Pacific Sierra Region and was Director of the California Cooperative Preservation for Architectural Records Survey. She has also served as the Curator of Manuscripts at the California Historical Society and her publications include Living Modern: A Biography of Greenwood Common; Architectural Records: Managing Design & Construction Records; Architectural Records in the San Francisco Bay Area: A Guide to Research and The Presidio of San Francisco: A Historic American Building Survey.

She has served as a curator for a number of exhibitions including: Fatal Design (co-curator); The Sea Ranch: Design in the Landscape and Making Places; Design on the Edge: 100 Years of Teaching Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley; . Building California: Technology and the Landscape, California Historical Society; Photographing the Landscape;; and Treasures of the Region 1876-1946: Found Architectural Records of a Special Place, AIA/SF Gallery.

Lowell has been honored as a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists and received both the Distinguished Librarian Award from the Librarians Association of the University of California, Berkeley and the California Heritage Preservation Commission Archivist Award of Excellence.