John S. Bolles (1905-1983)


Bolles, John S.

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 25 June 1905 - d. 05 March 1983
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    San Francisco, CA

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1944-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1963

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Biographical listing in 1956 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1962 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1970 American Architects Directory

Related Records

Son and partner of Edward G. Bolles
Partner of J. Francis Ward
Father and partner of Peter P. Bolles
Bolles Associates Incorporated (firm)

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application, correspondence about Institute matters, Fellowship nomination, resume with photograph and list of works, request for emeritus (retired) status, notification of death, and obituary. More information about the history of the firm, written by John S. Boles, is available in the record for Bolles Associates Incorporated.

Special Collections, Frances Loeb Library, Harvard Graduate School of Design
      The John S. Bolles Collection
      A selection of materials (drawings, plans, photographs, job files and clippings) related to significant projects designed by John S. Bolles (MArch '32). Among the projects included are Las Vegas' Caesar's Palace, San Francisco's Candlestick Park, the IBM 007 Building, Santa Rosa Plaza, and a broad range of industrial, commercial and site planning commissions on the West Coast.       Gift of Jane Bolles Grimm, John T. Bolles, and Peter P. Bolles, 1997.