Guide to the Round Valley Garden Project Collection

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Guide to the Round Valley Garden Project Collection

Collection number: MS 203

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

Contact Information:

  • Special Collections and Archives
  • University Library
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, California, 95064
  • Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
  • URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
Processed by:
UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
February 2004
Encoded by:
UCSC OAC Unit
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Round Valley Garden Project collection,
Date (inclusive): 1977-1981
Collection number: MS 203
Creator: Round Valley Garden Project
Extent: 1 document box
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: Includes copies of the log book, meeting notes, planting and pruning schedules, letters, publications related to Round Valley and Alan Chadwick.
Physical location: Stored offsite: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Round Valley Garden Project collection. MS 203. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Stephen Crimi and Bernard Taper in 2004.

Biographical Note

Round Valley [Covelo] Garden Project was started in the early 1970's in Covelo, California, by Alan Chadwick, who had in the previous decade successfully introduced his Rudolf Steiner-influenced French Intensive and Biodynamic systems of food and flower production to the Americas on the University of California Santa Cruz campus. Chadwick continued to work and teach at the Project for five years, before moving on to Virginia to start yet another garden project.

Scope and Contents Note

Includes copies of meeting notes, planting and pruning schedules, letters, publications related to Round Valley and Alan Chadwick.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Round Valley Garden Project--Archives
Organic gardening--California--Covelo

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Chadwick, Alan
Round Valley Garden Project

Related Archives

  • Alan Chadwick Papers, MS 202

Related Material

  • LCD 4078. Villa Montalvo Series [sound recording] (Also known under the title: Alan Chadwick garden tapes) by Alan Chadwick, 1972 Film & Music Center.
  • LCD 4079. Biodynamics of Horticulture [sound recording] (Alternate title: Philosophical art of horticulture. Also known under the title: Alan Chadwick garden tapes) by Alan Chadwick, 1972. Film & Music Center.
  • SB 453.5 A43. The Alan Chadwick Society Newsletter, v.2:1, Spring/Autumn 1984. Special Collections and Archives.
  • Z 239 Y65 1976. The Dirtman Journal : Messages from the Garden : No.1, 1976. Special Collections and Archives.

Container List

Box-folder 1:1-2

Round Valley [Covelo] Gargen Project log book

Box-folder 1:1

9/1/1975 - 7/11/1976

Box-folder 1:2

10/4/1977 - 6/30/1979

Box-folder 1:3

Copies of Round Valley [Covelo] Garden Meeting Notes, planting schedules, pruning schedules, livestock inventory, etc. March-July, 1978

Box-folder 1:4

Dissolution of the Round Valley [Covelo] Garden Project, general meeting minutes and resignation letters 8/10/1978

Box-folder 1:5

Publications

Box-folder 1:5

"The Garden Journal" no.2 n.d.

Box-folder 1:5

"The Garden Journal" unnumbered n.d.

Box-folder 1:5

"The Garden Newsletter" 11/1977

Box-folder 1:5

"The Chadwick Society Newsletter" v.1:1 5/28/1981