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Finding Aid for the George Alexander Kern Papers, 1925-1940
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Description
George Alexander Kern (1880?-1957) was a Los Angeles based landscape architect and a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). The collection consists of notes, clippings, blueprints, photographs, drawings, and memorabilia relating to George Alexander Kern's career as a landscape designer.
Background
Kern was born in Russia of Scottish parents, probably in the 1880s; served as a captain in the army during World War I and took on a diplomatic mission to England in 1917; moved to the U.S. in the 1920s; MA in landscape design, UC Berkeley, 1927; married Marjorie Dobbins of Pasadena; worked for well-known landscape architects; member, American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA); he died in 1957.
Extent
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.