George W. Kelham
George William Kelham (1871 - 1936) was an American architect most active in the San Francisco area.
Born in Manchester, Massachusetts, Kelham was educated at Harvard and graduated from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1896. As an employee of New York architects Trowbridge & Livingston, he was sent by the firm to San Francisco for the Palace Hotel in 1906 and remained there.
Kelham was responsible for the master plan for the 1915 World's Fair in San Francisco and at least five major buildings in the city, along with significant work in Salt Lake City and Los Angeles. He was also supervising architect for the University of California, Berkeley campus from 1927 to 1931.
Kelham's works include:
- Ganter & Mattern Company Building, San Francisco, 1912, now the California Institute of Integral Studies
- supervising architect for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915)
- the old main San Francisco Public Library, 1917, now the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
- Farmers' and Merchants' Bank, Stockton, California, 1917
- Roble Hall, dormitory for women at Stanford University, 1917
- Bay Terrace Subdivision, 126 individual buildings as housing for Mare Island Naval Shipyard workers, Vallejo, California, 1918
- 225 Bush Street, San Francisco, 1922
- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, 1924
- Russ Building, San Francisco, 1927
- supervising architect for the Westwood campus, University of California, Los Angeles, 1927, including the design for Powell Library
- supervising architect for the University of California, Berkeley, and multiple individual buildings: Bowles Hall, 1928; Valley Life Sciences Building, 1930; Edwards Stadium, 1932; Haas Pavilion, 1933
- Shell Building, San Francisco, 1929
- HELM Building, Fresno, 1914 - Fresno's first skyscraper
- Administration Building, Treasure Island, SE Corner of Avenue of the Palms and California Ave., Treasure Island, CA (Day, William Peyton; Kelham, George William), NRHP-listed
- Bowles Hall, Stadium and Gayley Way, Berkeley, CA (Kelham,George), NRHP-listed
- Farmer's and Merchant's Bank, 11 S. San Joaquin St., Stockton, CA (Kelham,George W.), NRHP-listed
- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 400 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA (Kelham,George W.), NRHP-listed
- Delia Fleishhacker Memorial Building, Zoo Rd. and Sloat Blvd., San Francisco, CA (Kelham,George W.), NRHP-listed
- Hall of Transportation, Treasure Island, SE Side of California Ave. between Aves. D & F, Treasure Island, CA (Day, William Peyton; Kelham, George William), NRHP-listed
- The Centennial Record of the University of California
- Helfland, Harvey. 2001. The Campus Guides: University of California Berkeley, p. 147
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.