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Ruth Patricia Shellhorn papers, 1909-2006
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Ruth Patricia Shellhorn (1909-2006) was a landscape architect who practiced in Southern California. She is best known for her contributions to the creation of a new commercial shopping center landscape style through her work at the Bullock's Department Stores and Fashion Squares. In addition to her work at Bullock's, Shellhorn's projects include Disneyland and University of California, Riverside, as well as residential gardens for many prominent Southern Californians. The collection consists of business records, drawings and plans, visual materials, correspondence, diaries, and other personal items.
Ruth Patricia Shellhorn Kueser (September 21, 1909 - November 3, 2006) was a landscape architect who practiced in the Los Angeles area. Her best known projects include Disneyland, the Bullock's department stores and Fashion Squares, University of California at Riverside, and the Shoreline Development Study. Shellhorn's commercial work helped to establish an iconic Southern California landscape style.
77.5 linear ft. (155 document boxes, 134 rolled drawing boxes, 98 flat boxes, 17 shoe boxes, 5 cartons, and 7 oversize specialty boxes)
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