Finding Aid for the Eckbo, Royston & Williams drawings, circa 1946 0000242

Finding aid prepared by Jillian O'Connor and Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
805-893-2724
adc@museum.ucsb.edu


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