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Douglas and Maggie Baylis Collection, 1938-1998(bulk 1943-1971)
1999-4  
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Series Description

 

PERSONAL PAPERS, 1938-1998

Physical Description: Box 1

Scope and Content Note

Includes an interview with Maggie Baylis and memorial notes about Doug Baylis; drawings, photographs, and photographs of drawings by Doug Baylis while at the University of California, Berkeley, and a book of poetry collected by Doug Baylis.
 

PROFESSIONAL PAPERS, 1943-1974

Physical Description: Boxes 1 and 2, Flat Files.

Scope and Content Note

Includes reference files for the book co-authored by Doug Baylis and illustrated/graphically coordinated by Maggie Baylis. Also contains a drawing by Gordon Drake and photographs of his built work. Contains graphics by the Baylis firm and Maggie Baylis individually.
 

OFFICE RECORDS, 1946-1971

Physical Description: Boxes 2 and 3.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs are arranged by project. Photographs not attributed to a specific project are arranged by type. Contains project photographs, photographs of play equipment, garden shelves, fences, built garden furniture (designed by Baylis), and reference slides. Clipping are arranged by type and magazine.
 

PROJECT RECORDS, 1938-1998

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by project.
 

CONSTRUCTION DETAILS AND LANDSCAPE STRUCTURES, n.d.

Physical Description: Box 4, Flat Files.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged by structure type.
Contains records for trellises, arbors, tree planting, plant containers, and specific plant structures for the California Redwood Association and Ortho Garden Digest. Contains records for gates, shade structures, fences, screens, and play equipment. Contains records for stairs, decks, grading, paving, and driveways. Contains records for water features, lighting, trash cans, mail boxes, benches, seats, work benches, fire bowls, and a bird house. Also includes sketches of several pieces of garden furniture in composition. Contains records for garden work centers and a lanai.

Container List

 

SERIES I.  PERSONAL PAPERS

 

A.  Biographical Information

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Baylis, Maggie: Correspondence & Memories of Doug Baylis, 1978-1998

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Obituary, Memorial, & Related Papers, 1971

 

B.  Student Work

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Student Work: Photographs & Drawings 1938-1939

 

C.  Photographs

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Personal Photographs, n.d.

 

D.  Collected Poetry

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Poetry Collected by Douglas Baylis, n.d.

 

SERIES II.  PROFESSIONAL PAPERS

 

A.  Correspondence

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Publishing Correspondence 1958-1971

 

B.  Writings

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Index to Published Work 1958

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Outlines for American Home & California Home n.d.

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Articles 1954-1961

Box/Folder 1 : 5-6

Random House/McCall's Book Project n.d.

Box/Folder 1 : 7, FF : 1

Publications in Progress n.d.

 

C.  Presentations

Box/Folder 1 : 8

ASLA Presentation, Hartford 1965

 

D.  Associations & Committees

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Certificates & Awards 1951-1966

 

E.  California Houses of Gordon Drake

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Reference Files for California Houses of Gordon Drake 1952

Box/Folder 2 : 11, FF : 2

Drawing for California Houses of Gordon Drake 1949

Box/Folder 2 : 12-13, FF: 3

Photographs for California Houses of Gordon Drake 1946-1950

 

F.  Reference Files

Box/Folder 2 : 14

Reference Materials for Magazine Articles 1966-1974

 

G.  Publication Graphics

Box/Folder 2 : 15

"Scott's Handyman Ideas" n.d.

Box/Folder 2 : 16

Paving Patterns: Photos for March 1947 Sunset 1947

Box/Folder 2 : 17

Drawings for Magazine Articles 1955

Box/Folder 2 : 18

"Crane Signals": Illustrations by Maggie Baylis 1943

Box/Folder 2 : 19

Advertising Campaign for O.M. Scott Co. 1968

flat-file FF : 4

Drawings by Maggie Baylis n.d.

 

SERIES III.  OFFICE RECORDS

 

A.  Administrative

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Rolodex Cards n.d.

 

B.  Correspondence

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Office Correspondence 1967

 

C.  Financial Records

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Materials Pricing n.d.

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Receipts & Invoices 1959

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Office Ledger 1951-1971

 

D.  Photographs

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Clinton, Vernon Residence: Twin Falls, ID 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Masson, Paul Winery: Saratoga, CA 1957

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Siebenthaler's Garden Store 1958, 1959

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Project Photographs 1946-1953

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Play Equipment Transparencies n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Play Equipment Photographs n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Garden Shelves Photographs n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Fence Photographs n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 14

Built Garden Furniture/Details Photographs n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 15

Reference Transparencies 1964

Box/Folder 3 : 16

Plant Transparencies 1967-1971

 

E.  Clippings

Box/Folder 3 : 17

Clippings n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 18

Pruning Clippings n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 19

Better Homes & Gardens Articles n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 20

Sunset Articles n.d.

 

F.  Office Equipment

Box/Folder 3 : 21

Map n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 22

Drawing Templates n.d.

 

SERIES IV.  PROJECT RECORDS

 

A.  Project Lists

Box/Folder 4 : 1

Project Lists 1946-1949

 

B.  Files

 

***see project index

 

C.  Photographs

 

***see project index

 

D.  Drawings

 

***see project index

 

SERIES V.  CONSTRUCTION DETAILS AND LANDSCAPE STRUCTURES

 

A.  Vegetation Structures

Box/Folder 4 : 1, FF : 134

Trellis Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 2, FF : 135

Arbor Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 3, FF : 136

Tree Planting Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 4, FF : 137-138

Plant Container Drawings/Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 5, FF : 139

Planters for California Redwood Association n.d.

flat-file FF : 140

Plant Stand for Ortho Garden Digest n.d.

 

B.  Landscape Structures

Box/Folder 4 : 6, FF : 141

Gate Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 7, FF : 142

Shade Structures n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 8, FF : 141

Fence & Screen Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 9, FF : 143

Play Equipment (including Drawings by Maggie Baylis) n.d.

 

C.  Ground Plane Treatments

Box/Folder 4 : 10, FF : 144

Stairs Details/Drawings (including Lettering by Maggie Baylis) n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 11

Deck Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 12

Header Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 13

Grading Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 14

Paving Details n.d.

flat-file FF : 145

Driveway Details n.d.

 

D.  Garden Furniture

Box/Folder 4 : 15, FF : 146

Water Feature Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 16, FF : 147

Lighting Details/Drawings n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 17

Trash Can Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 18

Mailbox Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 19, FF: 148

Benches & Seats Details/Drawings n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 20, FF : 149

Garden Furniture Sketches n.d.

flat-file FF : 150

Work Bench Details n.d.

flat-file FF : 151

Fire Bowl Detail n.d.

flat-file FF : 152

Bird House Detail n.d.

 

E.  Garden Buildings

Box/Folder 4 : 21, FF : 153

Garden Work Centers Details n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 22

Lanai Details n.d.