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Harry W. Shepherd Collection, 1923-1960
1998-11  
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Series Description

 

I. Personal Papers , 1925-1943

Physical Description: Boxes 1-2

Scope and Content Note

Consists of a typed vita, personal correspondence, and photographs.
 

A. Biographical Information

 

B. Correspondence

 

C. Photographs - portraits, groups, and miscellaneous

 

D. Clippings and Miscellaneous

 

II. Professional Papers , 1923-1954

Physical Description: Boxes 2-14

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, non-academic writings and lectures, and numerous reference articles. Writings and reference articles primarily relate to horticultural subjects. Also includes extensive photographs of European gardens and of plant species.
 

A. Correspondence

 

B. Writings

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
 

C. Presentations

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
 

D. Associations and Committees

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by organization name.
 

E. Research Notes

 

F. Reference Files

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
 

G. Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Images include places, gardens, landscape elements, plant types, and purchased photographs and postcards.
 

H. Drawings

 

III. Faculty Papers , 1923-1960

Physical Description: Boxes 10, 14-16

Scope and Content Note

Documents Shepherd's work as a faculty member at UC Davis and UC Berkeley. Includes specific landscape design problems, lecture notes, exams, and students' project photographs. Also includes photographs and notes from Landscape Architecture Department's summer traveling class.
 

A. Administration

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
 

B. Course Materials

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
 

C. Research

 

D. Students' Works

 

E. Summer Traveling Class

 

F. Correspondence

 

G. Committee Work

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
 

IV. Project Records , 1927-1951

Physical Description: Boxes 10, 14, 17-19, Flat Files

Scope and Content Note

Consists of photographs, reports, and drawings of residential, institutional, and recreational projects. Includes photographs of the Alameda and Contra Costa Building at the Golden Gate International Exposition, the U. S. Veteran's Hospital in Livermore as well as reproductions of UC Davis and UC Berkeley plans and designs. Also includes drawings by Shepherd and by architect Henry Gutterson, relating to the Saint Francis Wood development in San Francisco.
 

A. Files

 

B. Photographs

 

C. Drawings

Container List

 

SERIES I.  PERSONAL PAPERS

 

A.  Biographical Information

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Professional Biography 1942

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Biography 1943

 

B.  Correspondence

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Personal 1929-1956

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Political Activities 1934-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 5

War Issues 1943-1954

 

C.  Photographs

Box/Folder 1 : 6, Box 2, 10

Photographs - portraits, groups, and miscellaneous 1923-1929

Box 2

Personal Postcards n.d.

 

D.  Clippings and Micellaneous

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Micellaneous 1927, n.d.

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Personal Clippings 1934-1936

 

SERIES II.  PROFESSIONAL PAPERS

 

A.  Correspondence

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Letterhead n.d.

Box/Folder 3 : 2-8

Correspondence 1923-1955

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Application for California Landscape Architecture License 1953

 

B.  Writings

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Planning 1924

Box/Folder 3 : 11

School Grounds Design 1938

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Plants for Camouflage 1942

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Shrubs in Landscape Design 1942

Box/Folder 3 : 14

List of Published Material by Shepherd 1943

Box/Folder 3 : 15

Report for Carter, Albert E. 1954

Box/Folder 3 : 16

Woody Plants in Landscape Design 1926-1951

Box/Folder 3 : 17

State Parks 1929-1932

Box/Folder 3 : 18

State Park Consulting, Including Olmsted State Park Survey 1929-1937

Box/Folder 4 : 19

Turf 1932-1940

Box/Folder 4 : 20

Garden Design 1935-1941

Box/Folder 4 : 21-22

Plant Lists 1935-1956

Box/Folder 4 : 23

Park and Recreation Design 1937-1954

Box/Folder 4 : 24

Ornamental Plants 1938-1940

Box/Folder 4 : 25

Newspaper Articles 1946-1954

Box/Folder 4 : 26

Trees in Landscape Design 1946-1954

Box/Folder 4 : 27

Landscape Architecture n.d.

 

C.  Presentations

Box/Folder 4 : 28

Plants 1927-1942

Box/Folder 4 : 29

San Francisco Museum of Art Landscape Architecture Exhibition and Lecture 1937

Box/Folder 4 : 30

California Junior College and Union High School Grounds 1937

Box/Folder 4 : 31

Radio Interviews: California Spring Garden Show 1939

Box/Folder 4 : 32

Radio Discussion: What Should a College Professor Know? 1950

 

D.  Associations and Committees

Box/Folder 5 : 33

American Civic Association 1932

Box/Folder 5 : 34

American Fuchsia Society 1929-1932

Box/Folder 5 : 35

American Planning and Civic Association 1939-1954

Box/Folder 5 : 36

ASLA Committee on National and State Parks and Forests 1935-1947

Box/Folder 5 : 37

ASLA Northern Pacific Chapter 1950-1954

Box/Folder 5 : 38

ASLA Bulletin 1951-1956

Box/Folder 5 : 39

ASLA Photographs n.d.

Box/Folder 5 : 40-41

Berkeley Recreation Commission 1926-1936

Box/Folder 5 : 42

California Association of Landscape Architects (ALA) 1949-1954

Box/Folder 5 : 43

California Council of Landscape Architects 1955-1966

Box/Folder 5 : 44

California Roadside Council 1954

Box/Folder 5 : 45

California State Board of Landscape Architects 1954-1955

Box/Folder 5 : 46

East Bay Regional Park Board Advisory Committee 1935-1946

Box/Folder 5 : 47-48

oint Committee for California State Registration of Landscape Architects 1948-1951

Box/Folder 5 : 49

National Recreation Association 1944

Box/Folder 5 : 50

Northern California Golf Course Superintendents Association 1955

Box/Folder 5 : 51

Northern California Turfgrass Council 1951-1954

Box/Folder 5 : 52

Save the Redwoods League 1929

Box/Folder 5 : 53

Society of Architects of Alameda County 1930

 

E.  Research Notes

Box/Folder 6 : 54

Notepads n.d.

 

F.  Reference Files

Box/Folder 6 : 55

Clippings 1927-1953

Box/Folder 6 : 56

Drawings n.d.

Box/Folder 6 : 57

Drawings from A.D. Taylor n.d.

Box/Folder 6 : 58

Garden Design & Site Planning 1932-1951

Box/Folder 6 : 59

Home Improvement 1954

Box/Folder 6 : 60

Landscapes by other Designers 1925-1940

Box/Folder 6 : 61

Lawn 1923-1959

Box/Folder 6 : 62

Masonry 1924

Box/Folder 6 : 63

Mountain View Cemetery Report by Olmstead 1868

Box/Folder 6 : 64

Parks and other Large-Scale Landscapes 1937-1950

Box/Folder 6 : 65

Planning n.d.

Box/Folder 6 : 66

Plant & Soil Science 1936-1946

Box/Folder 6 : 67

Plant Clippings n.d.

Box/Folder 6 : 68

Plant Lists n.d.

Box/Folder 7 : 69-70

Plants n.d.

Box/Folder 7 : 71

Plants for Camouflage 1942

Box/Folder 7 : 72

Product Literature 1925-1954

Box/Folder 7 : 73-74, FF : 1

Soil Conservation/War Housing Projects by Leland & Adele Vaughan (National Housing Agency, Federal Public Housing Authority) 1942

Box/Folder 7 : 75

State and Local Park Surveys 1929-1962

Box/Folder 7 : 76

Topography n.d.

Box/Folder 7 : 77

Tree Lists n.d.

 

G.  Photographs

Box 8

Asia n.d.

Box/Folder 7 : 78

Blake Garden Grotto n.d.

Box/Folder 7 : 79

Cactus n.d.

Boxes 8, 10

California n.d.

Box/Folder 7 : 80

Collected Plants n.d.

Box/Folder 7 : 81

Collected Plants (mounted) n.d.

Box/Folder 7 : 82

Collected Plants (with scale) n.d.

Box/Folder 7 : 83

Coniferous Trees n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 85

Envelopes for Photographs n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 86

Eucalyptus in Victoria, Australia 1949

Boxes 8, 10

Europe n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 87

Experimental Station, Summerland, BC 1939

Box/Folder 9 : 88

Greenhouses n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 89

Herbaceous Plants n.d.

Box 8

Index to Photographs n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 90

Insects n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 91

Japanese Postcards n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 92

Juniper Mug Shots n.d.

Box 11

Landscape Features n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 93

Lawn Grass and other Ground Covers n.d.

Boxes 9, 11

Named Gardens n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 95

Northern California Beaches n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 96

Plant Exhibition n.d.

Boxes 10, 11

Plants n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 97

Plants (Hand-Colored) n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 98

Plants in Containers n.d.

Box 2

Postcards n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 99

Purchased in Italy 1932-1933

Box/Folder 9 : 100

Roots (Matthews Planted, Schmidt Tract) 1932-1942

Box/Folder 9 : 101

Shrubs and Vines n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 102

Sprinkler Systems n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 103

Trees n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 104

UC Berkeley Campus Plants n.d.

Boxes 10, 12

U.S. n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 105, Box 13

Unidentified n.d.

 

H.  Drawings

Box/Folder 9 : 106

Construction Details (some produced in office of A.D. Taylor) n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 107

Landscape Architect's Kit n.d.

Box/Folder 14 : 108

Monterey Cypress n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 109

Plans, Sections, and Sketches n.d.

Box/Folder 9 : 110

Plants and Planting Details n.d.

 

SERIES III.  FACULTY PAPERS

 

A.  Administration

Box/Folder 15 : 1

U.C. Davis Faculty Papers 1925

Box/Folder 14 : 2

Work by H.W. Shepherd: Portfolio Submitted for Advancement to Full Professor 1931

Box/Folder 15 : 3

University Business 1944-1956

Box/Folder 15 : 4

Landscape Department Business 1951-1954

Box/Folder 15 : 5

Photographs: Seniors 1960

 

B.  Course Materials

Box/Folder 15 : 6

Lectures 1923-1925

Box/Folder 15 : 7

Lectures 1926

Box/Folder 15 : 8

Exams: LA 112B and 113A 1942

Box/Folder 15 : 9

Plant Lists: LA 113A 1949-1950

Box/Folder 15 : 10

Semester Projects: LA 112 and 113 1955

Box/Folder 15 : 11

List of Reference Works for Landscape Architecture Students 1956

Box/Folder 15 : 12

Correspondence Courses n.d.

Box/Folder 15 : 13

Curriculum and Course Information n.d.

Box/Folder 15 : 14

Landscape Design Problem: LA 114A n.d.

Box/Folder 15 : 15

Plant Lists: LA 112A n.d.

Box/Folder 15 : 16

U.C. Extension Course: Camouflage 801AB n.d.

 

C.  Research

Box/Folder 15 : 17

Plant and Nutrient Research n.d.

 

D.  Students' Works

Box/Folder 15 : 18

Student Projects 1925-1960

Box/Folder 15 : 19

Photographs: Student Projects n.d.

 

E.  Summer Traveling Class

Box/Folder 16 : 20

Photographs: Traveling Class 1929

Box/Folder 16 : 21

Summer Trip Itinerary 1932

Boxes 10, 12

Photographs: Summer Trips [LA 49] 1931-1938

 

F.  Correspondence

Box/Folder 16 : 22-26

Faculty Correspondence 1930-1956

Box/Folder 16 : 27-28

Sabbatical Correspondence 1932, 1954-1955

 

G.  Committee Work

Box/Folder 16 : 29

U.C. Berkeley Plan Drawings and Photographs 1917-1926

Box/Folder 16 : 30

Campus Consulting and Committees 1941-1954

Box/Folder 16 : 31

Space Magazine (Faculty Advisor) 1958-1961

Box/Folder 16 : 32

List of Shrubs, Conifers, and Broadleaf Evergreens found on Campus n.d.

Box/Folder 16 : 33

California Conservation of Natural Resources, U.C. Berkeley Conservation Committee n.d.

Box/Folder 16 : 34

Photographs: U.C. Berkeley n.d.

 

SERIES IV.  PROJECT RECORDS

 

A.  Files

Box/Folder 17 : 1

Landscape Construction Specifications and Contracts n.d.

Box/Folder 17 : 2

Invoices & Related Notes (various projects) 1926-1934

 

***see Project Index

 

B.  Photographs

 

***see Project Index

 

C.  Drawings

 

***see Project Index