Title:Francis Violich collection of Telesis records, 1939-1996
Creator/Contributor:Violich, Francis, creator, creator.
Contains by-laws minutes, rosters, program information, including newsletters and exhibitions files, and correspondence documenting
the work of Telesis (1939-1952). Also includes research of Violich including manuscripts, interviews with major Telesis players
and publications about the birth of environmental planning (1974-1993).
Violich, Francis -- Archives
Telesis (Group) -- Archives
Regional planning -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area
Preferred citation: Francis Violich collection of Telesis records, BANC MSS 99/48 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California,
Gift; Of Francis Violich; 1995.
Gift of Francis Violich; 1995.
Pictorial material transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1996.030).
Related collection: Francis Violich papers (BANC MSS 2003/226z).
Violich was professor emeritus in city and regional planning and in landscape architecture at the University of California,
Berkeley, and a founder of the Telesis Group. The Telesis Group first came together in 1939 when a group of young architects,
landscape architects and city planners gathered at the apartment of Burt Cairnes. The conversation that evening led to the
formation of the group with its stated purposed being "to study the components of man's physical environment, with a view
toward its betterment." Telesis continued on through 1954 and is considered a forebearer of the environmental planning and
design movements in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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