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Eckbo (Garrett) Collection, 1933-1996

About this Collection

Contains records related to the life and career of landscape architect Garrett Eckbo (1910-2000). The collection includes files created by Eckbo and the numerous firms with which he worked. Contains a wide range of materials documenting Eckbo's long, innovative and productive career as a designer, planner, and author. The Personal Papers contain biographical material, personal correspondence, student work and travel photographs, as well as portraits and family photographs. Project records document a wide spectrum of Eckbo's large- and small-scale projects, including pedestrian malls, civic centers, waterfronts, public parks, churches, playgrounds, freeway systems, botanic gardens, cemeteries, office buildings, resorts, residences, and corporate campuses throughout the West and beyond. View collection guide.

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