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Finding Aid for the Ralph D. Cornell papers, 1925-1972
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Description
Ralph D. Cornell was the supervising landscape architect at UCLA from 1937-72. Some of Cornell's other landscape architecture projects included Pomona College, Torrey Pines Park, Los Angeles Music Center, and La Brea Tar Pits. The collection consists of office files, business records, correspondence, photographs, slides, glass negatives, and books related to Ralph D. Cornell's career as a landscape architect and designer.
Background
Ralph D. Cornell was born in Holdrege, New England; his family moved to Long Beach, California, in 1908; attended Pomona College, California and Harvard Graduate School of Landscape Architecture; enlisted in U.S. Armed Forces during World War I; supervising landscape architect, UCLA, 1937-72; some of Cornell's other landscape architecture projects included Pomona College, Torrey Pines Park, Los Angeles Music Center, and La Brea Tar Pits; died on April 6, 1972.
Extent
80 boxes (40 linear ft.) 16 cartons (16 linear ft.) 56 oversize boxes 23 oversize folders
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.