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Finding Aid for the Philip Edward Chandler Papers, ca. 1930-1990
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Philip Edward Chandler Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-1990
    Collection number: 270
    Creator: Chandler, Philip Edward
    Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.) 3 oversize folders 3 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Philip Edward Chandler (1908- ) worked in nurseries in Los Angeles area, and became a highly respected garden designer. He also taught at Santa Monica College for many years. The collection consists of correspondence, client files, plant lists, teaching and research notes, horticultural slides and photographs related to Chandler's career as a landscape architect.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Philip Edward Chandler, 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Philip Edward Chandler Papers (Collection 270). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 964179 

    Biography

    Chandler was born in 1908 in Columbia, Missouri; graduated, University of Missouri; after graduating, he moved to California and worked in nurseries in Los Angeles area; became a highly respected garden designer and taught at Santa Monica College for many years; developed annotated plant lists and catalogs for his classes; was a popular speaker and writer on horticulture and garden design.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, client files, plant lists, teaching and research notes, horticultural slides and photographs related to Chandler's career as a landscape architect. Also includes writings of Chandler and Bob Armacost, as well as personal files.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Landscape design client files.
    2. Landscape design horticulture plant lists.
    3. Writings by Chandler and others.
    4. Landscape design horticulture teaching, research, and articles.
    5. Southern California history notes by Bob Armacost.
    6. Personal: Garden tours, symposia, travel, photographs, and slides.
    7. Horticultural slides and photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Chandler, Philip Edward--Archives.
    Gardeners--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Horticulturists--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Landscape design--California, Southern--Archival resources.