Lutah Maria Riggs (1896-1984)


Riggs, Lutah Maria

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 31 October 1896 – d. 08 March 1984
Gender:    Female
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Santa Barbara, CA

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1936-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1960

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Biographical listing in 1956 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1962 American Architects Directory
Address listed in 1970 American Architects Directory
Biographical Directories:
Entry in Sarah Allaback, The First American Women Architects (University of Illinois Press, 2008)

Related Records

Partner of Arvin Benjamin Shaw III in Riggs & Shaw, 1945-1951

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application, correspondence about Institute activities, Fellowship nomination, clippings, request for emeritus (retired) status, notification of death. Letters in support of Fellowship have been scanned as a separate file.

Architecture & Design Collection, Art Architecture & Design Museum, University of California Santa Barbara
      Lutah Maria Riggs Collection. For more information http://www.museum.ucsb.edu/collections/architecture-design