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Finding Aid for the Eckbo, Royston & Williams drawings, circa 1946 0000242
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  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Eckbo, Royston & Williams drawings
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000242
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 550
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1946
    creator: Eckbo, Royston & Williams.

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Eckbo, Royston & Williams drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The firm Eckbo, Royston & Williams, Landscape Architects was composed of the partners Garrett Eckbo, Robert Royston, and Edward A. Williams. The firm practiced in California from 1945 to 1958, and was responsible for the landscape design of hundreds of residential, educational, and religious buildings.

    Scope and Content note

    The Eckbo, Royston & Williams drawings span three linear feet and date from circa 1946. The collection consists of three architectural drawings in the form of reprographic copies, each drawing for a different project. Drawings include: an isometric drawing of the garden for the Mr. and Mrs. J. Macey residence in Kentfield, California dated January 1946; an isometric drawing of the garden for Dr. and Mrs. John R. Reid residence in Palo Alto, California, undated; and a garden study for the Mr. and Mrs. Robert Platt residence in Piedmont, California dated March 7, 1946.

    Related Archival Materials note

    Garrett Eckbo Collection, (1990-1), Environmental Design Archives. College of Environmental Design. University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, California.
    Robert R. Royston collection, 1999-12, Environmental Design Archives. College of Environmental Design. University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, California.
    Gregory Ain papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Smith and Williams records, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Eckbo, Garrett
    Royston, Robert, 1918-2008
    Williams, Edward A.
    Landscape architecture drawings
    Landscape architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- California
    Reprographic copies