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Sanford Goldman Papers

Identifier: MSS 0584

Scope and Content

The Sandford Goldman Papers date from 1949 to 2019 and are divided into three series. Series 1. contains primarily digital photographs of Goldman’s architectural projects (some digital photographs of drawings are also included). The photos are further broken down into subseries by project location and then chronologically by project. Series 2. contains architectural drawings of Goldman’s projects, including his early class projects and internship with Frank Lloyd Wright. The drawings are stored both flat and rolled in boxes. They are arranged chronologically. Series 3. contains newspaper clippings on Goldman’s projects as well as Goldman’s career.


  • Creation: 1949 - 2019
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1998



The collection is open for research.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sanford Goldman is a Florida architect who graduated from the University of Florida School of Architecture in 1958, studied under Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin for two years in the late 1950s, and practiced architecture in St. Petersburg for over 50 years. He designed numerous mid-century modern homes in St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay area, as well as projects such as the Hernando County government center, the Fine Arts Building at Eckerd College, and commercial projects.


2 Linear Feet (6 rolled boxes and 13 flat folders)

1.47 Gigabytes

Language of Materials



Photographs, drawings, and newspaper clippings of architectural projects of architect Sanford Goldman. Goldman studied under Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin in Wisconsin and practiced architecture in St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay area for over 50 years.


University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Acquisition Information

Donated by Sandford Goldman.

Alternative Format Available

Digital reproductions of selected items in the Sanford Goldman Papers are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

A Guide to the Sanford Goldman Papers
Finding aid created by Matt Kruse
October 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America