Ralph D. Cornell was the supervising landscape architect at UCLA from 1937-72. Some of Cornell's other landscape architecture
projects included Pomona College, Torrey Pines Park, Los Angeles Music Center, and La Brea Tar Pits. The collection consists
of office files, business records, correspondence, photographs, slides, glass negatives, and books related to Ralph D. Cornell's
career as a landscape architect and designer.
Ralph D. Cornell was born in Holdrege, New England; his family moved to Long Beach, California, in 1908; attended Pomona College,
California and Harvard Graduate School of Landscape Architecture; enlisted in U.S. Armed Forces during World War I; supervising
landscape architect, UCLA, 1937-72; some of Cornell's other landscape architecture projects included Pomona College, Torrey
Pines Park, Los Angeles Music Center, and La Brea Tar Pits; died on April 6, 1972.
56.0 Linear Feet
(80 boxes, 16 cartons, 56 oversize boxes, and 23 oversize folders)
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