Contains records related to the life and career of California landscape architect Arthur G. Barton, FASLA
(1907-1980.) Barton designed landscapes for many significant structures and sites such as Camp Pendleton, Dodger Stadium,
and the San Gabriel River
Wildlife Sanctuary. The records consist of job files documenting client projects with correspondence, change orders, requests
for payment, shop drawings,
sketches, vendor information, transmittals, bills, clippings, inspection reports, contracts, addendum, consultant correspondence,
Personal papers contain family photographs.
Arthur Gipson Barton was a California Landscape Architect born October 2, 1907 in Denver Colorado to parents Archilles A.
Barton and Eva Campbell Barton.
He attended UC Davis 1925-1927, later transferring to UC Berkeley, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Design
in 1929. Early in his
career he worked for the National Park Service in San Francisco and later served as Assistant Superintendent of Parks for
Los Angeles County. He
married Lucile B. Beach August 26, 1936.
42 boxes, 262 flat files, 19 tubes, 500 rolls (approximately 850 linear feet)
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