Arne Bystrom papers, 1948-1998  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Bystrom, Arne
Arne Bystrom papers
1948-1998 (inclusive)
1.5 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number
6062 (Accession No. 6062-001)
Student and professional papers (including portfolios, correspondence, and writings) of Arne Bystrom, an architect in Seattle, Washington and student at the University of Washington
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Arne Bystrom graduated in 1951 from the University of Washington School of Architecture with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Medal for Excellence in Design. Bystrom has received over 30 awards for design excellence, including two National AIA Honor Awards and a Progressive Architecture Design Award. He received a HUD National Award for his renovations in the Pike Place Market in Seattle. Bystrom was President of the Seattle Chapter AIA in 1984, served two terms on the Seattle Planning Commission, was a member of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board, and is a founding member of the Pike Place Market Historical Commission. Bystrom has been elected to the College of Fellows, the highest ranking in the American Institute of Architects.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Seattle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects newsletters, event programs, clippings, and correspondence from Bystrom's presidency; American Institute of Architects portfolio for nomination; project descriptions; articles and clippings about Bystrom; fellowship materials; lecture talks and notes; articles and writings by Bystrom; official letters and client correspondence; and Bystrom's University of Washington student papers and notes.

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Architects--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Architecture--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Bystrom, Arne--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Institute of Architects.¬†Seattle Chapter
  • University of Washington--Students
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera
  • Newsletters
  • Personal correspondence
  • Records (Documents)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • University of Washington.¬†University Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)