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Beck, Eldon Collection
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The Eldon Beck Collection spans the years c. 1968-2014 and includes files created by Beck and his time with the firm RHBA. The collection is organized into three series: Professional Papers, Office Records, Project Records. These records contain correspondence, project files, drawings, photographs, slides, research notes, articles, and lectures.
Eldon Beck was born July 7, 1931 in Mill Valley, California. Beck graduated from the University of California, Berkeley's Department of Landscape Architecture in 1953. Eldon began his professional career with Eckbo, Royston, and Williams in 1956 and was offered the position of Associate with the new firm of Royston, Hanamoto, and Mayes in 1958 when the Eckbo firm took a new direction. In 1960, he became a partner in the firm eventually known as Royston, Hanamoto, Beck, and Abey.
10.87 Linear Feet: 1 carton, 1 over-sized flat box, 27 tubes
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