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Finding Aid for the Warner L. Marsh Papers, 1927-1965
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Warner L. Marsh Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1927-1965
    Collection number: 1173
    Creator: Marsh, Warner L.
    Extent: 8 cartons (8 linear ft.) 5 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Warner Lincoln Marsh (b.1899) was a landscape architect for the Los Angeles City Park Department (1925) before starting his private practice as a planning consultant and landscape architect. In addition to his private practice, he was employed as a research director for the Los Angeles County Department of Rehabilitation (1935-36), and as deputy director for the California State Department of Natural Resources (1940-43). The collection consists of correspondence, drawings, blueprints, notes, clippings and printed material reflecting Marsh's career as a landscape architect and planning consultant.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Warner L. Marsh, 1976.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Warner L. Marsh Papers (Collection 1173). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233372 

    Biography

    Warner Lincoln Marsh was born on February 12, 1899 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; attended Morningside College, 1917-21; he began his career as a landscape draftsman in Nebraska and Iowa; began working as a landscape architect for the Los Angeles City Park Department in 1925; in addition to his private practice as a planning consultant and landscape architect, he was employed as a research director for the Los Angeles County Department of Rehabilitation (1935-36), and as deputy director for the California State Department of Natural Resources (1940-43); published, Landscape vocabulary (1964).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, drawings, blueprints, notes, clippings and printed material reflecting Marsh's career as a landscape architect and planning consultant. Correspondence includes five letters from Richard J. Neutra.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Marsh, Warner L.--Archives.
    Landscape architects--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.