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Arbegast, Mai Kitazawa Collection
2006-11, 2012-16  
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SERIES I. PERSONAL PAPERS 1933-1989

Physical Description: 4 Cubic Feet: Carton 1, Box 2, Tube 1

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Series Scope and Content Summary

Contains curriculum vitae, photographs, personal correspondence, a seed catalog for her family’s business, and her husband’s thesis project.
 

A. Biographical Information

Box 1, Folder 1

Curriculum Vitae 1983, 1987, 1996

Box 1, folder 2

Kitazawa Seed Co. Catalog 2003

Box 1, Folder 3

B. Correspondence 1980-1989

Box 2

C. Photographs 1933, 1939-1945, 1964

Tube 1

D. David Arbegast Thesis c. 1953

 

SERIES II. PROFESSIONAL PAPERS 1954-1995

Physical Description: 3 Cubic Feet: Carton 1, Box 3-5

Arrangement

Arranged by type of record and chronologically.

Series Scope and Content Summary

Contains lectures, course materials and notes from her teaching at UC Berkeley, notes and the draft manuscript of her book collaboration with Bob Werlitz, correspondence, meeting notes, photographs, and her ASLA Merit Award.
 

A. Faculty Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Course Materials - LA113B, LA120 1954, 1962

Box 1, Folder 2

Notebook: Notes, Lectures, Seminars 1962-1963

Box 3, Folder 3

Photographs: Class Field Trips 1965-1966

Box 3, Folder 4

Slides: California Horticultural Society Field Trip 1970

Box 1, Folder 5

Publicity: California Horticultural Society Field Trip 1995

 

B. Writings

Box 4, Folder 6-8

Broadleaf Evergreens 1972-1973

Box 4, Folder 9-10

Conifers 1972-1973

Box 4, Folder 11

Palms & Deciduous Trees 1972-1973

Box 5, Folder 12

Draft Manuscript 1972, n.d.

Box 5, Folder 13

Saxon Holt Photography 1991-1993

Box 5, Folder 14

Notes 1993, 1996, 2000

Box 5, Folder 15-16

Plant Photographs n.d.

 

C. Associations & Committees

Box 1, Folder 17-18

Friends of the UC Botanical Garden 1994

Box 1, Folder 19

Blake Garden n.d.

Box 1, Folder 20

Filoli Library Committee 1995

Box 3, Folder 21

Photographs: ASLA: Yosemite, Ahwahnee Hotel 1966

Box 3, Folder 22

Photographs: Alcatraz Workshop w/ Lawrence Halprin 1987

 

D. Awards

Box 1, Folder 23

ASLA Merit Award 1984

 

SERIES III. OFFICE RECORDS 1979-1997

Physical Description: 2 Cubic Feet: Carton 1, Box 3

Arrangement

Arranged by type of record and chronologically.

Series Scope and Content Summary

Contains correspondence and other documents related to her design firm including her consultation work and potential projects.
 

A. Consulting

Box 1, Folder 1

Various 1990-1995

Box 1, Folder 2

Roma Design Group 1989-1995

Box 1, Folder 3

Richard Haag/ UC Berkeley Memorial Grove 1996

Box 1, Folder 4

Moore, Cassandra & Tom 1989-1990

Box 1, Folder 5

St. Francis Square Apartments 1993-1994

Box 1, Folder 6

Embarcadero Pedestrian Project 1991

Box 1, Folder 7

Bill Patterson / Japanese Garden 1991

Box 1, Folder 8

Galindo House 1993

Box 1, Folder 9

EDAW, Hot Springs Recreation 1980

Box 1, Folder 10

UCSF Campus Library 1992

Box 1, Folder 11

B. Potential Commissions 1988-1997

 

C. Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 12-13

Professional Correspondence 1979-1983

Box 1, Folder 14

Correspondence- Annie Fisher 1992

Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence- Linda Aurichio 1993-1995

Box 1, Folder 16

Professional Correspondence 1980-1983

Box 1, Folder 17

Correspondence- Tom Wilson 1993-1994

Box 1, Folder 18-20

Professional Correspondence 1983-1994

 

D. Public Relations

Box 1, Folder 21

Project Brochure - Clos du Montangne n.d.

 

SERIES IV. PROJECT RECORDS 1959-2007

Physical Description: 10 Cubic Feet: Carton 1, 6, 10-12, Box 3, 7-9, Flat File 1, Tube 2-22

Arrangement

Arranged by type of record and alphabetically by project within each subseries.

Series Scope and Content Summary

Contains documents, manuscripts, photographs, slides, and drawings of projects designed by Arbegast, sometimes in collaboration with other designers.
 

A. Files

Physical Description: **see Project Index
 

B. Photographs

Physical Description: **see Project Index
 

C. Slides

Physical Description: **see Project Index
 

D. Drawings

Physical Description: **see Project Index