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Geraldine Knight Scott Collection, 1914-1988
2000-3  
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Series Description

 

I. PERSONAL PAPERS, 1914-1981

Physical Description: Box 1, Flat file

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically within series.
Series consists of manuscripts and photographs documenting Scott's formal education, travels in Europe and Japan, family, writings not directly related to her career and personal finances.
 

II. PROFESSIONAL PAPERS, 1929-1987

Physical Description: Boxes 1-4, 10, Flat file

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically within series.
The Professional Papers consist of documents produced by Scott relating to her career in landscape architecture. The series includes correspondence concerning potential projects, publishing, research, design reviews, the establishment of her traveling fellowship at UC Berkeley and essays by Michael Laurie and David Streatfield. The series also includes transcriptions and notes from speeches and presentations given by Scott, documents concerning her involvement in several associations and committees including the ASLA and Berkeley Art Commission, her professional licenses, and documents kept as reference materials such as magazines and newspaper clippings related to the profession in general and not to specific projects.
 

III. FACULTY PAPERS, 1943-1988

Physical Description: Box 5

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically within series.
This series documents Scott's involvement at the San Jose Adult Education center and her teaching appointment at UC Berkeley. The collection includes papers relating to her teaching appointments, course materials and student work. The series also includes documentation of her participation on a design jury and her involvement in educational organizations.
 

IV. OFFICE RECORDS, n.d.

Physical Description: Box 5, Flat file

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.
The Office Records include a list of former employees as well as a flat file of typical details used by her office.
 

V. PROJECT RECORDS, 1935-1987

Physical Description: Boxes 6-8, 11, Flat file

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by project.
The Project Records series includes manuscripts, photographs and drawings of projects designed by Scott.
 

VI. SECOND DONATION, 1939

Physical Description: Box 9

Scope and Content Note

The additional donation consists of six sketchbooks/scrapbooks from Scott's European travels in 1939.

Container List

 

SERIES I.  PERSONAL PAPERS, 1914-1981

 

A.  Biographical information

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Biographical information 1945, 1977

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Resumes 1959-1961, 1981

 

B.  Correspondence

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Correspondence 1961-1968

 

C.  Student work

flat-file  1

Cornell University class photograph ca. 1927

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Educational records 1914-1933

 

D.  Travel

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Travel logs n.d.,1925, 1981

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Travel sketchbook 1930-1931

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Published tourbooks 1931

Box/Folder 1 : 8-9

Japan trip and lecture 1955-1956, 1962

 

E.  Photographs

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Portraits 1939, 1946, 1988-1989

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Berkeley Art Museum photographs n.d.

 

F.  Writings and artwork

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Writings n.d.

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Artwork 1938, n.d.

 

G.  Financial records

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Financial records 1948, 1967, 1969

 

SERIES II.  PROFESSIONAL PAPERS, 1929-1987

 

A.  Correspondence

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Employment applications ca. 1941-1943

Box/Folder 1 : 2, FF2

Correspondence - A.E. Hanson (drawings and clippings) 1929, 1962, 1972, 1987

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Correspondence - potential projects 1938, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Correspondence - publishing and research 1944-1987

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Correspondence - design reviews 1960, 1962

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Correspondence - G.K. Fellowship 1984-1985

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Correspondence - M. Laurie, D. Streatfield 1987

 

B.  Writings and presentations

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Writings 1956-1989

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Exhibitions 1953-1958

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Speeches 1954-1967, n.d.

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Highway Aesthetics speech 1957

Box/Folder 2 : 12

The Arboretum Foundation Correspondence and Speech 1961

Box/Folder 2 : 13

Urban Redevelopment lecture, CCAC 1987

Box/Folder 2 : 14

Plant Design lecture n.d.

 

C.  Associations and committees

flat-file FF : 3

ASLA membership certificate 1958

Box/Folder 2 : 15

ASLA material 1939, 1983-88

Box/Folder 2 : 16

ASLA annual meetings 1957, 1985, 1986

Box/Folder 2 : 17

ASLA Council of Fellows material 1970-1988

Box/Folder 2 : 18

Los Angeles Housing Authority and Planning Commission 1941

Box/Folder 2 : 19

California Recreation Conference 1950, 1957

Box/Folder 2 : 20

Stanford Conference on School Planning 1951

Box/Folder 2 : 21

State Board of Landscape Architects Appointment 1962

Box/Folder 3 : 22

Berkeley Art Commission 1963-1967

Box/Folder 3 : 23

AWA and AAG 1966

Box/Folder 3 : 24

IFLA material 1975, 1981

Box/Folder 3 : 25

UCB Dept. of Landscape Architecture 75th Anniversary 1987-1988

Box/Folder 3 : 26

Telesis Organization notes 1989

 

D.  Awards / Licenses

Box/Folder 3 : 27

Licenses 1962-1972

Box/Folder 3 : 28

Awards 1975-1976

 

E.  Reference materials/Clippings

Box/Folder 3 : 29

Pacific Nurseries Catalogues 1909, n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 30

Miscellaneous reference photographs 1934, 1938, ca. 1963

Box/Folder 3 : 31

Newspaper clippings 1944-1978

Box/Folder 3 : 32

Publications 1948-1986

Box/Folder 3 : 33

Magazine and book excerpts 1951-1972

Box/Folder 4 : 34

Magazines 1958-1987

Box/Folder 4 : 35

Brochures 1959-1988

Box/Folder 4 : 36

UCB Landscape publications 1960-1972

Box/Folder 4 : 37

CED News 1984-1988

Box/Folder 4 : 38

Bulletin of American Garden History newsletters 1987

 

F.  Interviews/Oral histories

Box/Folder 4 : 39

"Gerry Scott Remembers," interview by John Parman n.d.

Box/Folder 4 : 40

"A Landscape Architect Discusses Training Since 1926 and Changes in the Profession," Bancroft Library oral history 1978

Box 10

Joe Volpe - tape recorded interview 1986

Box/Folder 4 : 41

Joe Volpe - correspondence 1986

Box/Folder 4 : 42

Interview and Correspondence regarding A.E. Hanson ca. 1987

Box/Folder 4 : 43

"Long Range Plans for Blake Garden, 1962-1987," Bancroft Library oral history 1988

 

SERIES III.  FACULTY PAPERS, 1943-1988

 

A.  Administration/Correspondence

Box/Folder 5 : 1

Teaching certificates 1943-1948

Box/Folder 5 : 2

UCB teaching appointments 1951-1967

Box/Folder 5 : 3

Correspondence - student and other 1967-1988

Box/Folder 5 : 4

Correspondence - UCB faculty appointments 1980-1984

Box/Folder 5 : 5

Correspondence - Certificate Programs in Land. Arch. 1983-1986

 

B.  Course materials/Student work

Box/Folder 5 : 6

San Jose Adult Education course materials 1944-1945

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Home & Garden Planning course materials 1945-1946

Box/Folder 5 : 8

UCB course materials 1951

Box/Folder 5 : 9

UCB course materials 1959

Box/Folder 5 : 10

UCB course materials 1960

Box/Folder 5 : 11

UCB student work 1960, 1966

 

C.  Juries/Organizations

Box/Folder 5 : 12

Jury participation: Thomas D. Church Design Competition 1981

Box/Folder 5 : 13

Sigma Lambda Alpha Organization Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 1981

 

SERIES IV.  OFFICE RECORDS, n.d.

 

A.  Administrative

Box/Folder 5 : 1

Business cards n.d.

Box/Folder 5 : 2

List of former employees n.d.

flat-file FF : 4

Typical details n.d.

 

SERIES V.  PROJECT RECORDS, 1935-1987

 

A.  Project list

Box/Folder 6 : 1

List of projects n.d.

 

B.  Files

 

** See Project Index

 

C.  Photographs (may include drawings used for marketing purposes)

 

** See Project Index

 

D.  Drawings

 

** See Project Index

 

SERIES VI.  ADDITIONAL DONATIONS, 1939

Box/Folder 9 : 1-3

A.  Travel journals 1939