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Finding Aid for the American Institute of Landscape Architects Records, ca. 1954-1977
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Series Description

 

California Council of Landscape Architects Correspondence and Working Papers

Physical Description: [Box 1]
 

CCLA Newsletters

Physical Description: [Box 2, folders 1-3]
 

California Association of Landscape Architects Working Papers and Newsletter

Physical Description: [Box 2, folders 4-7]
 

Southern California Landscape Architects Items

Physical Description: [Box 2, folders 8-9]
 

California Institute of Landscape Architects Working Papers

Physical Description: [Box 2, folders 10-12]
 

American Institute of Landscape Architects - Items Gathered for a History of the Organization

Physical Description: [Box 2, folders 13-16]
 

AILA--Items Arranged Chronologically By Cataloger

Physical Description: [Box 3]
 

Glen Hunt Working Papers, from his Offices with AILA

Physical Description: [Boxes 4-5]
 

Chapter Items and Working Papers (Including Los Angeles Chapter); Chapter Newsletters

Physical Description: [Box 6]
 

AILA Newsletters

Physical Description: [Boxes 7-8]
 

AILA Rosters

Physical Description: [Box 9]

Container List

 

California Council of Landscape Architects

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, ca. 1955-57. Seemingly Executive secretaries' files. Includes some by-laws, minutes, etc. for this period.

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence, ca. 1958-61.

Box 1, Folder 3

Roster, 1955(?).

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence, rosters, minutes, etc. seemingly kept by Warren E. Lauesen, 1958-61.

Box 1, Folder 5

Agendas, aims, correspondence, etc., 1959-60.

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence, minutes, budgets, etc., 1959. Lauesen materials.

Box 1, Folder 7

Draft, Code of professional practice. Also comments, including those by Warner L. Marsh, 1959.

Box 1, Folder 8

Minutes, budgets, mailings, etc., 1960-62.

Box 1, Folder 9

Minutes, financial statements, mailings, etc., 1961-62.

Box 1, Folder 10

By-laws, 1968(?).

 

CCLA Conventions

Box 1, Folder 11

1955. 1st annual, the Ahwahnee, Yosemite. Announcement, program, clippings, etc.

Box 1, Folder 12

1956. 2nd annual, the Biltmore, Santa Barbara. Announcement, program, Biltmore brochures, etc.

Box 1, Folder 13

1957. 3rd annual, Mark Thomas' Inn, Monterey. Announcement, program, Monterey map, etc.

Box 1, Folder 14

1958. 4th annual, El Mirador Hotel, Palm Springs. Program, roster, Palm Springs items, etc.

Box 1, Folder 15

1958/59 Reference manual.

Physical Description: 2 copies.
Box 1, Folder 16

1959. 5th annual, Yosemite Lodge, Yosemite. Announcement, program outline, program, roster.

Box 1, Folder 17

1960 Reference manual.

Box 1, Folder 18

1960. 6th annual, Mission Inn, Riverside. Program.

Box 1, Folder 19

1961. 7th annual, El Dorado Hotel, Sacramento. Program, roster, Board of directors minutes, etc.

 

California Council of Landscape Architects Newsletters

Note

[Inclusive dates - a draft list of actual holdings is in the Collections File]
Box 2, Folder 1

Councilnews. vol.2 no.6 (July 25, 1958). vol.7 no.5 (December 1961).

Box 2, Folder 2

California Councilor. vol.2 no.1 (May 1972). vol.4 no.3 (June 1974).

Box 2, Folder 3

CCLA News. vol.5 no.1 (April 1975).

Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence, rosters, 1955-57.

Box 2, Folder 5

Suggested schedule of compensation, November 1954.

Box 2, Folder 6

Mimeographed items, including Excerpts from Articles of incorporation, 1957.

Box 2, Folder 7

CALA News. vol.6 no.7 (February 4, 1955). vol.9 no.5 (December 28, 1957).

Note

[Inclusive dates - draft list in Collections File]
 

Southern California Landscape Architects

Box 2, Folder 8

Proposed code, 1954.

Box 2, Folder 9

California State Board of Landscape Architects, roster of licentiates, December 1954.

 

California Institute of Landscape Architects

Box 2, Folder 10

Correspondence, minutes, rosters (of organizing members), 1954-55.

Box 2, Folder 11

Articles of incorporation and by-laws. Correspondence about and copies of, 1956.

Box 2, Folder 12

Roster, 1956.

 

American Institute of Landscape Architects (beginning 1957, with this name)

Note

[Items kept or gathered for establishing a history of the organization, ca. 1954-1970]
Box 2, Folder 13

Rosters, narrative histories, ca. 1954-70.

Box 2, Folder 14

American Institute of Landscape Architects, history and purposes. Typescript, 1959. Lists of names, correspondence, 1970.

Box 2, Folder 15

Rosters, notable events of organization, correspondence, 1973-74.

Box 2, Folder 16

Lists of members with some biographical information (pertaining to involvement with organization), ca. 50 leaves.

 

AILA

Note

[Items Filed Chronologically by Cataloger]
Box 3, Folder 1

Photograph of Jack Evans and Keith Peck; letter, 1958.

Box 3, Folder 2

Two convention photographs, ca. late 1950s/early 60s.

Note

Removed to Package 1 because of mold.
Box 3, Folder 3

Letter, 1958.

Box 3, Folder 4

Letters from ASLA, 1959-60.

Box 3, Folder 5

Minutes, agendas, 1960-61.

Box 3, Folder 6

Roster, by-laws correspondence, 1960.

Box 3, Folder 7

Annual meeting, 1961. Notes, financial statements.

Box 3, Folder 8

Minutes, correspondence, 1960-61. Seemingly executive secretary's files.

Box 3, Folder 9

Printed by-laws. Special report to AILA from public relations consultant, 1961.

Box 3, Folder 10

Roster correspondence (mimeographed forms), 1962.

Box 3, Folder 11

Correspondence, 1959-62. Seemingly executive secretary's files.

Scope and Content Note

Includes The Council story (typescript explaining controversy with and withdrawal from CCLA).
Box 3, Folder 12

Budgets, financial statements, ca. 1958-65.

Box 3, Folder 13

Garden planners, 1967.

Box 3, Folder 14

ASLA concurrent membership, 1967-68.

Box 3, Folder 15

Minutes, 1967.

Box 3, Folder 16

1967 convention. Correspondence, agendas, programs, etc.

Box 3, Folder 17

Landscape Architects Emergency Committee. Mimeographed newsletters, 1968.

Box 3, Folder 18

Letter to David Wedgewood, 1968.

Box 3, Folder 19

International conference, Asilomar, 1968. Registration form, program, etc.

Box 3, Folder 20

Metropolitan Water District information, 1960 and 1968.

Box 3, Folder 21

State Board of Landscape Architects law (California) with rules and regulations and directory, 1969.

Box 3, Folder 22

Mimeographed memo from president about 1968/69 officers, etc.

Box 3, Folder 23

Letter from Wedgewood, 1969.

Box 3, Folder 24

Brochures for AILA's 1969 spring tour.

Box 3, Folder 25

Letters to Wedgewood, 1970-71.

Box 3, Folder 26

1970 travel program questionnaire.

Box 3, Folder 27

1970 International conference. Program, hotel brochure.

Box 3, Folder 28

Update to 1972 directory of landscape architects.

Box 3, Folder 29

1974 tour brochure.

Box 3, Folder 30

ASLA/AILA amalgamation. Correspondence, 1977.

Physical Description: (photocopies).
Box 3, Folder 31

Sample AILA membership applications.

Box 3, Folder 32

Sample (blank) AILA awards of merit.

Box 3, Folder 33

Richard P. Gawne, Riverside, California AILA [name tag from convention?].

 

Items from Glen Hunt, AILA Officeholder

Box 4, Folder 1

Public relations. Correspondence, reports, 1970.

Box 4, Folder 2

Public relations. Correspondence, 1970.

Box 4, Folder 3

Cascade [Seattle] chapter AILA environmental activities, ca. 1971.

Box 4, Folder 4

Environmental materials from Richard and Dion Neutra, 1971-72.

Box 4, Folder 5

National Committee on Environment. Correspondence, notes, ca. 1971.

Box 4, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1973.

Box 4, Folder 7

Report of Glen Hunt, 1st vice president, notes on AILA goals, etc., 1974-75.

Box 4, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1974-75.

Box 4, Folder 9

Correspondence with 1st vice president Patrick Gushue, 1974-75.

Box 4, Folder 10

Correspondence with Gushue, April-August 1976.

Box 4, Folder 11

Student members. Correspondence, Director's report, 1974-76.

Box 4, Folder 12

Correspondence, International student director William J. Drulias, March-April 1975.

Box 4, Folder 13

Correspondence, primarily photocopies of Hunt's letters sent after election as president, 1975.

Box 4, Folder 14

Financial statements 1971-74.

Physical Description: (photocopies).
Box 4, Folder 15

Letters from executive vice president F.J. MacDonald, March-December 1975.

Box 5, Folder 1

Correspondence, various state AILA chapters, primarily concerning registration practices, state boards, etc., 1975.

Box 5, Folder 2

Correspondence with chapters, 1975-76. Includes rosters, notes, etc.

Box 5, Folder 3

Correspondence with William H. Peterson, 1975-76.

Box 5, Folder 4

Correspondence with 2nd vice president Taro Yamegami, March-June 1976.

Box 5, Folder 5

Correspondence with treasurer Arthur M. Surosky, April-June 1976.

Box 5, Folder 6

Carbons of outgoing letters, welcoming new members, 1976.

Box 5, Folder 7

Correspondence, notes, rosters of committees, 1976-77.

Box 5, Folder 8

Correspondence with Stephen Schwartz, International secretary/President Los Angeles chapter/By-laws committee, 1976. Includes by-laws information.

Box 5, Folder 9

Public relations committee correspondence, 1976.

Box 5, Folder 10

Rosters, mailing lists, 1976.

Box 5, Folder 11

Correspondence - a series of files mid-1976 to early 1977. These seemingly were kept chronologically rather than by subject as were most previous files (folder 1 of 4).

Box 5, Folder 12

Correspondence 1976-77 (folder 2 of 4).

Box 5, Folder 13

Correspondence 1976-77 (folder 3 of 4).

Box 5, Folder 14

Correspondence 1976-77 (folder 4 of 4).

Box 5, Folder 15

Board of directors' questionnaire. Sent by Hunt, a mimeographed form, with questions on goals, etc. These are returned copies (folder 1 of 2).

Box 5, Folder 16

Returned questionnaires (folder 2 of 2).

 

AILA - Chapters

Note

[Most begin with items designated CILA]
 

San Diego

Box 6, Folder 1

Founding meeting attendance list, 1957-58.

Box 6, Folder 2

Correspondence - officers, 1957-59.

Box 6, Folder 3

Meetings. Correspondence, minutes, 1957-61.

 

Northern California

Box 6, Folder 4

Founding meeting attendance list. Also correspondence, 1956.

Box 6, Folder 5

Meetings. Correspondence, minutes, 1959-62.

 

Canada

Box 6, Folder 6

Vocational course announcement, 1960.

 

Los Angeles

Box 6, Folder 7

Financial statements, 1957-60.

Box 6, Folder 8

Board of directors - agendas, 1960-65.

Box 6, Folder 9

Board of directors - minutes, 1960-65.

Box 6, Folder 10

Board of directors - minutes, 1962-63.

Box 6, Folder 11

General meetings - minutes, 1962.

Box 6, Folder 12

Secretary Howard Baumgarten's files, 1968-69. Correspondence, announcements, minutes.

Box 6, Folder 13

Board minutes and financial statements, 1973-75.

Box 6, Folder 14

Miscellaneous items, 1966-74. Letters, agendas, etc.

Box 6, Folder 14

Note

Los Angeles chapter - host, 1962 AILA annual meeting
Box 6, Folder 15

Correspondence, annotated roster, minutes, convention site brochures.

Box 6, Folder 15

Note

Los Angeles chapter - sponsor, Landscape architects' seminar, Lake Arrowhead: announcements, reservation forms, programs.
Box 6, Folder 16

1967 . Water, an element of the landscape

Box 6, Folder 17

1968 . Elements of environment.

Box 6, Folder 18

1969. Space-time motivation.

Box 6, Folder 19

1970. The diametrics of ecology.

 

Chapter Newsletters

Box 6, Folder 20

Northern [California] chapter CILA. Bulletin no.1 (January 23, 1957).

Box 6, Folder 21

Eastern Canada chapter. Bulletin no.1 (May 19, 1965); Newsletter 2-4 (August and Winter 1965, March 1966).

Box 6, Folder 22

Los Angeles chapter. Bulletin, June 20, 1974-November 1977.

Note

[Inclusive dates - draft list in Collections File]
 

[National] AILA [beginning CILA] bulletin. no.1 (July 15, 1955-June 1964).

Note

[Inclusive dates - draft list in Collections File]
Box 7, Folder 1

1955-59.

Box 7, Folder 2

1960.

Box 7, Folder 3

1961.

Box 7, Folder 4

January-March 1962.

Box 7, Folder 5

April-September 1962.

Box 7, Folder 6

1963.

Box 7, Folder 7

1964-65.

Box 7, Folder 8

1966.

Box 8, Folder 1

1967-68.

Box 8, Folder 2

1969.

Box 8, Folder 3

1970-71.

Box 8, Folder 4

1972.

Box 8, Folder 5

1973-77.

 

Other AILA Newsletters

Box 8, Folder 6

V.I.P. Bulletin. no.3-4 (May 21, June 25 and October 27, 1970).

Box 8, Folder 7

Forum [title varies] (May/June, August and September 1975).

Box 8, Folder 8

American Institute Of Landscape Architects Journal, Summer 1965, no.2 (Spring 1966), no.4 (Spring 1968), no.5 (1969), no.6 (July 1970).

Note

[Moved to Package 1 because of mold]
 

AILA Brochures

Box 8, Folder 9

Your Career as a Landscape Architect, n.d.

Box 8, Folder 9

Planning to Build? n.d.

 

Related Publication

Box 9, Folder 10

Landscape, 1965-70 [inclusive dates].

 

AILA Rosters

Box 9, Folder 1

1961, 1962/63, 1963/64.

Box 9, Folder 2

1964/65, 1965/66, 1968/69.

Box 9, Folder 3

1969/70, 1970/71.

Box 9, Folder 4

1972/73, 1973/74.

 

Related Landscape Publications

Box 9, Folder 5

Agriculture and Energy, n.d.

Box 9, Folder 5

The Journal of the New Alchemists, 1977.

 

1986 Additions

Box 10

A Brochures, n.d.

Box 11

Brochures (folder 2) Board meetings n.d.

Box 12

Board of Directors (continued), n.d.

Box 13

Bulletin - chapters - Los Angeles, n.d.

Box 14

Chapters (New England) - Convention 1970, n.d.

Box 15

Conventions, n.d.

Box 16

Convention - competition, n.d.

Box 18

I - Mail list, n.d.

Box 17

D - H (contains History of AILA file), n.d.

Box 19

Miscellaneous - Photographs, n.d.

Box 20

R - Z files, n.d.

Boxes 21-23

Records books and financial data, n.d.

Boxes 24-34

Membership files, n.d.

Boxes 35-40

File drawer - records, n.d.

Boxes 41-44

Contents of cardboard box, n.d.

Boxes 45-47

ASLA records, contents of cardboard box, n.d.

Boxes 48-51

Nursery catalogs, n.d.

Boxes 52-53

CCLA, n.d.

Boxes 56-63

CCLA files, n.d.

Boxes 54-55

AILA miscellaneous, n.d.

Box 64

ASLA material, early 1970s, n.d.

Box 65

CCLA, ASLA, n.d.

Box 66

Board of Directors, AILA journal, Landscape forum, etc., n.d.

Box 67

Check stubs, n.d.

Note

[Inactive mold].
Boxes 68-82

Membership files, alphabetical, n.d.

Note

Physical condition good; lengthy files in good alphabetical ìorder; correspondence, membership items, receipts, etc. Remove staples, paper clips; give folder level listing (33 folders per box equals 495 folders).
Boxes 83-85

Chronological files, provenance unknown, ca. 1980-81.

Abstract: Chronological files of Robert Cardoza as international president. Box 85 re ASLA/AILA unification; also few items in Box 84. Box 85 needs foldering; slight foldering needed 83-4.
Boxes 86-90

Office files, topics and business, provenance unknown, 1979-80.

Abstract: Same as previous, only some files have different color coding, ìalthough same type label. Provenance is probably the same. Provenance is Robert Cardoza as vice president of AILA. Box 87 includes some F.J. MacDonald as vice president materials.
Boxes 91-93

Office files, provenance unknown, 1964-77.

Note

Provenance is secretary-treasurer, including membership files.
Box 94

Office files, AILA northern chapter, n.d.

Note

[Provenance Andy Gotzenberg].
Boxes 95-98

Design competition photographs and correspondence, 1977/78-81.

Physical Description: Contents from ring notebooks. Photocopies of correspondence and judges' remarks. Slides and photographs in deteriorating non-archival sleeves. .
Box 99

Publications, rosters, etc., 1970s-80s.

Note

DL recognizes most of these publications; most would seem to be duplicates, although they should be checked, of course.
Boxes 100-101

Office files and publications, provenance unknown, ca.1970s.

Note

Formed a separate filing/packing unit, although some folder titles are similar to previous ones. Provenance is Robert Cardoza.
Box 102

Office files, provenance unknown, ca.1950s-60s.

Note

Records in older, deteriorating folders; provenance not given. These would seem to need the most descriptive attention.
Box 104

See previous package 1, n.d.

Box 103

Unlisted, n.d.

Boxes 105-106

Additions March 1991 (unlisted), n.d.