ASLA Archives

Records of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

LoC Catalog Entry

The America Society of Landscape Architects
donated its records to the Library of Congress on December 19, 1969.

There are no restrictions on the material.
The literary property rights have been dedicated to the public.

Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 9
Approximate number of items: 11,000

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Container Nos.





General Correspondence (Chronological Arrangement)



Subject Files (Key Word Arrangement)



Letterheads of Members Chronological Arrangement)



Chapter and Committee Reports (Chronological Arrangement)



Books (Chronological Arrangement)



Letterbooks (Chronological Arrangement)

Container List

Container Nos



General Correspondence, 1906-20


General Correspondence, 1921-33


Subject Files (Key Word Arrangement):


Committee on Applied Arts, 1927-1935


Committee on American Academy of Rome, 1914-1955


Committee on American Landscape Architecture, 1933-1935


American Planning and Civic Association, 1960-1963


Committee on American Society of Landscape Architects - A.I.P., 1938-1957


Committee on Annual Meetings, 1956-1960


Committee: Annual Meetings, 1960


Committee on Associate and Student Affiliation, 1957-1960


Associations - Landscape Architectural, (Non-ASLA) Misc.


Brochures, 1958-1960


Associations-Non- ASLA: California Council of Landscape


Architects, 1958-1960


California State Board, 1960


Certificates, 1916-1956


Chapters General, 1938-1958


City and Regional Parks and Playgrounds, 1957-1961


Civil Service Committee


Clippings, 1964


Committee on Code of Ethics, 1926-1950


Committee on Competitions, 1916-1960


Committee on Competitions, (Historical), 1960


Historical Competitions, FDR Memorial, 1960


Committee on Constitution and Bylaws, 1957-1960


Committee on Definitions, 1932-1956


Special Committee to Obtain Designs and Estimates, 1915-1920


Executive Director, 1962


Committee on Education, 1909-1960


Committee on Education, 1909-1960


Honorary Election (Honorary & Correspondence) (Historical)


Examining Board, 1910-1925


Examining Board


Fee Schedule, 1924 (Historical)


Glossary of Housing Terms


Committee on Housing, 1950-1960


ICED (Historical File)


Index to Works of Landscape Architecture


Committee on Insurance, 1956-1960


Committee on Landscape Industry Conference 1960 (Historical)


New Legislation 1966 (Historical File)


Legislation, 1932-1938


Membership and Deaths (Historical)


Committee on Membership, 1929-1960


Membership Qualifications, 1948-1960


Membership Resignation, 1907-1936 (Historical)


Membership Secretary (Historical)


Michigan State University (Historical)


Missouri Valley Chapter, 1960 (Historical)


Committee on National Arboretum, 1932


Committee on National Cemeteries, 1944-1946


National Conference of Instructors in Landscape Architecture


(Historical), 1959


National Defense, 1940-1942


National Defense, Camouflage, 1942


National Defense, Circulars of Information, 1940-1942


Committee on National Historic Monuments, 1934


New York Chapter (Historical), undated


Committee on Nomination 1956-1958


North Central States Chapter (Historical), 1960-1962


Northern California Chapter (Historical), 1953-1960


Committee on Occupational Classification, 1946-1947


Committee on Olmsted Memorial, 1928-1980


Organization and Development, 1950-1960


Pacific Northwest Chapter, 1960-1962


Panama-Pacific Exposition, 1913-1915




Committee on Central Park, 1927


Committee on City Parks, Playgrounds and Public Property, 1945-1956


Committee on Metropolitan and County Parks, 1943-1950


Committee on National State Parks and Forests (Historical), 1958-1960, 1952-1955, 1916-1951


State Parks, 1924-1939


Pennsylvania Chapter (Historical), 1958-1960


Committee on Personnel, 1926-1954




Historical File on Photographs of Chapters, 1960


Historical File-Photographs: Works of Landscape Architects, 1962


Photographs - ASLA Members, most undated, bulk of dated pictures 1952-1962


Photographs - Miscellaneous, 1916-1964


Committee on City, Regional and National Planning, 1917-1959


Committee on National Planning, 1933-1947


Committee on Town Planning and Industrial Housing, 1920-1923


Committee on Post-War Planning, 1943-1946


Committee on Plant Nomenclature, 1916-1960




Committee on Policies, 1914-1951


Potomac Chapter (Historical), 1957-1960


Committee on Practice of Landscape Architecture by Governmental


Agencies, 1931-1936


Professional Collaboration (Historical), 1960


Committee on Professional and Governmental Relations -


General, 1937-1947


Committee on Professional and Governmental Relations -


Contracts, 1935-1938


Committee on Professional and Governmental Relations -


Housing Division, 1934-1935


Committee on Professional and Governmental Relations -


(Lack of Credit, etc.), 1934-1941


Committee on Professional and Governmental Relations -


National Park Service, 1935


Committee on Professional Charges, 1948-1955


Committee on Professional Charges, 1928-1947


Hubbard-Taylor Professional Practice, 1933-1944


Committee on Professional Practice, 1947-1943


Committee on Statement of Professional Practice, 1936-1942


Professional Practice and Charges - Work by J.C. Olmsted, 1900-1915


Professional Responsibilities, 1957


Professional Responsibilities: Military Installations, 1956-1957


Professional Responsibilities: Highway Work, 1956-1957


Professional Registration (Historical), 1954-1960


Professional Registration, 1919-1957


A.S.L.A. Professional Registration, 1929-1939


Professional Service, Committee on, 1946-1960


Committee on Professional Service: FHA, 1955-1956


Public Relations, 1916-1960


Publication Board, 1949-1960


Publicity -Releases - Historical, 1966


Public Housing Administration (Historical), 1960




Committee on Quarterly, Landscape Architecture, 1935-1937


Guarantees and Sustaining Subscriptions, LA, 1938-1940


Committee on Relations with Trades, 1907-1941


Committee on Review Requirements for Membership, 1942-1943


Roads and Highways, 1931-1947


Historical: Roads - Better Highways, Info. Foundation, 1960


Public Roads, etc., 1948-1955


Historical: Rocky Mountain Chapter, 1960-1962


Membership Rosters, 1914-1961


Committee on Seal, Certificates, and Letterhead, 1916-1939


Historical: Short Course, LA, 1959


Committee on Site Planning, 1944-1945


Committee on Society Seal, 1918-1948


Historical: Southeastern Chapter, 1929-1960


Historical: Southern California Chapter, 1953-1960


Historical: Southwest Chapter, 1957-1960


Committee on Special Studies - Roundtable Conference, 1945-1946


Standard Contracts and Specifications, 1928-1938


Committee on Standard Symbols, Scales and Terminology for Planning Use,




Committee on Traveling Exhibition, 1951-1954


Committee on Traveling Lecture, 1931-1933


Historical - University of Illinois, 1954


Historical: Upstate New York Chapter, 1957-1960


National War Manpower Commission Roster, 1940-1945


Committee on War Memorials, 1913-1946




Washington Bi-Centennial Commission U.S. Hon. Sol. Bloom, 1931-1932


Committee on National Capital, 1943-1959


Washington - National Capital, 1919-1935


National Commission of Fine Arts Commemorative Magazine, 1910-1950


Committee on the National Capital (Commission of Fine Arts), 1940-1950


Committee on the National Capital (National Capital Park and Planning


Committee) Historical File, 1949-1957


White House Grounds, 1951-1960


Committee on Williamsburg Restoration, 1928-1952


Letterheads of Members Prior to 1932


Reports of Chapters and Committees, Printed, 1927-1955


Books (Chronological Arrangement):


"Transactions of the America Society of Landscape Architects,"


5 copies, 1909-1921


"Transactions of the American Society of Landscape Architects,"


3 copies, 1909-1921


Thomas H. Mawson, Hon. A.R.I.B.A.,


"The Art and Craft of Garden Making," 1907


"American Landscape Architecture,"


incomplete collection of monthly periodicals,


July 1929-October 1932


"The Life and Work of an English Landscape Architect - An


Autobiography by Thomas H. Mawson, F.L.S.," 192?


Henry Vincent Hubbard and Theodora Kimball, "Landscape Architecture," 1920


Lewis A.Coffin, Jr., Henry N. Polhemus and Addison F. Worthington,


"Small French Buildings," 1921


"Transactions of the American Society of Landscape Architects," 1922-1926


Mildred Stapley Byne and Arthur Byne, "Spanish Gardens and Patios," 1924


Percy S. Cane, Geoffrey Holme and Shirley B.Wainwright, "Modern Gardens -- British and Foreign," 1926-1927


"Boston Society of Landscape Architects," 1929, 2 copies


New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects,


"The Third Annual Exhibition," 3 copies, 1926,


"The Fifth Annual Exhibition," 1928,


"The Sixth Annual Exhibition," 2 copies


"The Eighth Annual Exhibition," 1931,


"The Ninth Annual Exhibition," 2 copies, 1932,


"The Tenth Annual Exhibition," 1933


American Society of Landscape Architects,


"Illustration of Work of Members," 1931, 4 copies


American Society of Landscape Architects,


"Illustrations of Works of Members," 1932, 2 copies


"Architecture and Design," periodical, Vol. III, no. 3, 2 copies; Vol. XXII


ASLA Roster (pressbook), 1899-1959


Florida Landscape Architecture periodical, 2 copies, 1966




American Society of Landscape Architects Outgoing Letters.


3 Volumes - 1900-1906, 1907-1908, 1908-1909

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