The Baumgartner papers contain rolls of landscape drawings, boxes of client files, one large landscape plan mounted on foamcore,
and a small box that holds job cards for every client/project.
Sydney Baumgartner practiced landscape design in the Santa Barbara region from the 1960s through the 1990s. Not formally trained
as a landscape architect, she saw herself as a follower of Lockwood de Forest, Jr., an influential landscape architect in
the Santa Barbara area. Though she never met Lockwood de Forest, Baumbartner apprenticed with Elizabeth de Forest in the 1960s.
Elizabeth continued her husband's landscape practice after his death in 1949 and transmitted his ideas about natural landscapes
and the use of native plants.
80.0 Linear feet
(51 record storage boxes, 296 tubes in 26 boxes, 1 index box)
Unprocessed collection. Contact repository for information regarding access.