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.
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