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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1955-1990, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture Records,
Dates: 1955-1990
Abstract: The Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture collection contains photographs,correspondence, printed and associated materials from the Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute dated from 1955-1990.
Collection # U 134.3
Quantity: 4 Boxes (4.0linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

A part of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Texas Tech University, the Department of Parks Administration and Landscape Architecture offered both undergraduate and graduate degrees. One of the first park administration and outdoor planning programs in the United States, it emphasized such areas as studies in environmental land resource and management, aerial photography, park planning, watershed management, leisure science, and open space planning.

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Scope and Content

This 4 box collection consists of correspondence, printed literature, photographs and other materials related to the Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute conferences. The institute was established by Texas Tech professor Elo Urbanovsky in 1956. Another Texas Tech professor, James W. Kitchen, took over administrative duties in 1965. The collection also contains 24 photographs, 3 negatives and 14 slides.

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Organization

The collection is arranged alpha-chronologically, and in its orginal order.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Kitchen, James, 1931-1990.
Urbanovsky, Elo J.
Subjects (Organizations)
National Park Service.
Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute.
Places
Arkansas.
Colorado.
Iowa.
Kansas.
Louisiana.
Mississippi.
Missouri.
New Mexico.
Oklahoma.
Texas.
Lake Texoma (Okla. and Tex.)
Subjects
Horticulture.
Parks--United States--Management--Societies, etc.
Outdoor recreation.
Recreation areas.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture Records, 1955-1990, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Old collection #s combined: U 134.4, U134.6, U135.7, U136.5, U 133.1.

Donations, undated

Processing Information

Processed By: Lisa Haney, 2017

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Manuscripts

1st Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1955-1956, undated
box folder
1 1 Correspondence, 1955-1956, undated
2 1st Annual Proceedings, 1956
2nd Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1956-1957
box folder
1 3 Correspondence, 1956-1957
4 2nd Annual Proceedings, 1957
3rd Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1957-1958
box folder
1 5 Correspondence, 1957-1958
6 3rd Annual Proceedings, 1958
4th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1958-1959
box folder
1 7 Correspondence, 1958-1959
8 4th Annual Proceedings, 1959
5th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1959-1960, undated
box folder
1 9 Correspondence, 1959-1960, undated
10 5th Annual Proceedings, 1960
6th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1960-1961, undated
box folder
1 11 Correspondence, 1960-1961, undated
12 6th Annual Proceedings, 1961
7th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1961-1962
box folder
1 13 Correspondence, 1961-1962
14 7th Annual Proceedings, 1962
8th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1962-1963
box folder
1 15 Executive Business, 1962-1963
16 8th Annual Proceedings, 1963
9th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1963-1964
box folder
1 17 Correspondence, 1963-1964
18 9th Annual Proceedings: pages 1-120, 1964
19 9th Annual Proceedings: pages 121-240, 1964
10th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1965
box folder
1 20 Correspondence, 1965
21 10th Annual Proceedings, 1965
11th Annual Preconference Correspondence 1966
box folder
1 22 11th Annual Proceedings, 1966
12th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1966-1967, undated
box folder
1 23 Architectural Standards of Construction Workshop, 1966
24 Brag Night: Chairmen Correspondence, 1966
25 Chemical Control of Plant Growth Workshop, 1966-1967
26 Dallas Parks Survey Workshop, 1966
27 Dry Land Problems in Landscaping Workshop, 1966-1967
28 Dwain Miller Correspondence, 1966-1967
29 Federally Financed Beautification Workshop, 1966-1967
30 Flowering Shrubs and Trees Workshop, 1966-1967
31 Golf Course Workshop, 1966
32 Lake Texoma Lodge Correspondence, 1966-1967
33 Lighting: Old and New Workshop, 1966
34 List of Participants, undated
35 Making History Live for the Visitor Worshop, 1966
36 Median Landscape and Maintenance Workshop, 1966
37 Program Committee Planning, 1965-1966, undated
38 Recreation Interest Workshop, 1966-1967
39 Speakers: General and Banquet, 1962-1967
40 Water and Sewage in Parks Workshop, 1966-1967
41 Workshop Correspondence and Information, 1965-1967, undated
42 12th Annual Proceedings, 1967
13th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1967-1968, undated
box folder
1 43 Arthur Johnson Correspondence, 1967-1968
44 Bureau of Outdoor Recreation Workshop, 1967-1968
45 Concessionaires Workshop, 1967
46 Forest Regulation Workshop, 1967
47 Historical Interpretation, 1967-1968, undated
48 Horticulture Workshop, 1967-1968
49 Housing and Urban Development Workshop, 1967
50 Lake Texoma Lodge Correspondence, 1967-1968
51 Lake Recreation Development Workshop, 1967
52 Legal Aspects and Responsibilities Workshop, 1967
53 Maintenance and Construction Workshop, 1967-1968
54 Marinas Workshop, 1967-1968
55 Personnel Management Panel, 1967-1968
56 Program Committee: William Landahl, 1967
box folder
2 1 Program Suggestions: 1968, 1967
2 Regional Planning Workshop, 1967-1968
3 Resource Development Workshop, 1967
4 Speakers: General and Banquet, 1967-1968, undated
5 State Parks Workshop, 1967-1968
6 Swimming Pool Workshop, 1967
7 Turfgrass Workshop, 1967
8 Vest Pocket Parks Workshop, 1967
9 Wildlife Management Workshop, 1967-1968
10 West Texas Tourway, 1968
11 Workshop Correspondence, 1967-1968
12 13th Annual Proceedings, 1968
14th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1956-1969, undated
box folder
2 13 A Crisis: Labor Security Workshop, 1968
14 Budget Preparation Workshop, 1968
15 Camping Workshop, 1968-1969, undated
16 Conservation Federal Funding, 1968-1969
17 Forestry Workshop, 1968-1969
18 Garden Centers Workshop, 1968
19 Golf Course Design Workshop, 1968
20 Innovations in Irrigation Workshop, 1968
21 Lake Texoma Lodge Correspondence, 1968-1969
22 Model Cities Workshop, 1968-1969
23 News Media Workshop, 1968
24 Preservation Workshop, 1968
25 Reclaimed Water Workshop, 1968
26 Recreation Needs Workshop, 1956-1969, undated
27 River Basin Planning Workshop, 1968-1969
28 Social Engineering Workshop, 1968-1969
29 Speakers: General and Banquet, 1968-1969
30 Summer Intern Programs, 1968
31 William Landahl Correspondence, 1968
32 Working with Endowments Workshop, 1968-1969
33 Workshop Correspondence and Information, 1968-1969, undated
34 14th Annual Proceedings, 1969
15th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1968-1970, undated
box folder
2 35 Campgrounds Workshop, 1969
36 Churches and Leisure Workshop, 1966, undated
37 Design-Environmental Impact Workshop, 1969-1970
38 Ecological Considerations Workshop, 1969-1970
39 Education and Training Workshop, 1969-1970
40 Environmental Comm. Workshop, 1969-1970, undated
41 Fees and Charges Workshop, 1969-1970
42 General Session Speakers, 1969-1970
43 Inquiries about Conference, 1969-1970
44 Landscape Construction Workshop, 1969-1970
45 Marinas Workshop, 1969-1970
46 Natural Mangement Areas Workshop, 1969-1970
47 Park Enforcement Workshop, 1969
48 Preserving and Presenting Workshop, 1969-1970
49 Professional Registration Workshop, 1969-1970
50 Program Committee, 1968-1970, undated
51 Quality Standards Workshop, 1969-1970
52 Special Use Areas Workshop, 1969
53 Turf Workshop, 1969
54 Workshop Correspondence and Information, 1968-1970, undated
55 15th Annual Proceedings, 1970
16th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1969-1971, undated
box folder
2 56 Arboretum Workshop, 1970
57 Bond Issues Workshops, 1970
58 Federal Programs, 1970-1971
59 Fees and Charges Workshop, 1970-1971
60 Flood Plain Workshop, 1970
61 Flower Power Workshop, 1970
62 General Session Speakers, 1970-1971, undated
63 Ground Maintenance Workshop, 1970, undated
64 Horticulture Workshop, 1970
65 Landscape Construction Workshop, 1970, undated
66 Law Enforcement Workshop, 1970
67 Maintenance of Park Inventories Workshop, 1970
68 Playgrounds and Open Concepts Workshop, 1970
69 Workshop Correspondence, 1969-1970, undated
70 Workshop Correspondence, 1971
71 Program Committee, 1970-1971, undated
72 Public Relations and Recreation Research Workshops, 1970
73 Supervisory Skills Workshop, 1970-1971, undated
74 Trees and Native Plants Workshops, 1970
75 Vocational Training, 1970-1971
76 16th Annual Proceedings, 1971
17th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1970-1972, undated
box folder
2 77 City Forestry and Recreation Needs Workshops, 1971
78 Colors of Seasons and Environmentsl Protection Workshops, 1971
79 Designing with Wood Workshop, 1971-1972
80 Estuarine and Reservoir Regulations, 1971-1972
81 Federal Programs Workshop, 1971
82 General Session Speakers, 1971-1972
83 Golf Course Workshop, 1971
84 Historical Interpretation and Intergovernment Regulations Workshop, 1971
85 Landscape Construction Workshop, 1971-1972
86 Maintenance of Pools and Fountains Workshop, 1971
87 Measuring Effective Maintenance Workshop, 1971-1972
88 Mechanized Parks Workshop, 1971, undated
89 Model City and Small City Workshops, 1971
box folder
3 1 Program Correspondence, 1970-1971
2 Program Correspondence and Information, 1972, undated
3 Protecting People and Resources Workshop, 1971
4 State Parks and Trail Development Workshops, 1971
5 University Campuses Development Workshop, 1971
6 17th Annual Proceedings, 1972
7 Responses to Questionaire, 1970
8 Responses to Questionaire: Arkansas, 1970
9 Responses to Questionaire: Colorado, 1970
10 Responses to Questionaire: Iowa, 1970
11 Responses to Questionaire: Kansas, 1970
12 Responses to Questionaire: Louisiana, 1970
13 Responses to Questionaire: Misssissippi, 1970
14 Responses to Questionaire: Missouri, 1970
15 Responses to Questionaire: New Mexico, 1970
16 Responses to Questionaire: Oklahoma, 1970
17 Responses to Questionaire: Texas (1 of 2), 1970
18 Responses to Questionaire: Texas (2 of 2), 1970
18th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1971-1973, undated
box folder
3 19 General Session Speakers, 1972-1973
20 Program Suggestions: 1973 Meeting, 1972, undated
21 Workshops, 1971-1973
22 Workshop Correspondence, 1972-1973
23 18th Annual Proceedings, 1973
19th Annual Preconference Correspondence 1973-1974, undated
box folder
3 24 Aircraft Workshop, 1973-1974
25 Campgrounds and Trails Workshops, 1973-1974
26 County Parks and Intern Programs Workshops, 1973-1974
27 Energy Crisis, Environmental Design and Education Workshops, 1973-1974
28 Executive Board Committee, 1973-1974
29 Functional Planning and Golf Design Workshops, 1973-1974
30 Horticulture and Historical Interpretation Workshops, 1973-1974
31 Management and Outdoor Recreation Workshops, 1973-1974
32 Park/Schools, Park Vandalism, and Playground Workshops, 1973-1974
33 Planning Barrier Free Architecture Workshops, 1973-1974
34 Recreation Programming Workshops, 1973-1974
35 Resource Rationing and Swimming Pool Workshops, 1973-1974
36 Women's Role in Recreation Workshop, 1973-1974
37 Workshop Correspondence, 1973
38 Workshop Correspondence, 1974, undated
39 19th Annual Proceedings, 1974
20th Annual Preconference Correspondence, . 1972-1975, undated
box folder
3 40 Aerial Photography and Budget Workshops, 1974-1975
41 Capacity and Consultan's Corner Workshops, 1974-1975
42 Computers in Park and Recreation Workshop, 1974-1975
43 Festivals Workshop, 1974-1975
44 Flood Management and Historical Interpretation Workshops, 1974-1975
45 Innovative Approaches and Litter Removal Workshops, 1974-1975
46 New Solutions and Off Road Workshops, 1974-1975
47 Prints, 1974
48 Professionalism and Employee Credibility Workshops, 1974-1975
49 Profit Parks and Potential of Wetlands Workshops, 1974-1975
50 Scholarship Committee, 1972-1974
51 Women's Panel and Senior Citizen Workshops, 1974-1975
52 Workshop Correspondence, Jan-Oct 1974, undated
53 Workshop Correspondence, Nov 1974-1975
box folder
4 1 20th Annual Proceedings, 1975
21st Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1974-1977, undated
box folder
4 2 Changing Concepts and Consultants Workshops, 1975-1976
3 Committee Awards, 1975-1977, undated
4 Design of Playgrounds Workshop, 1975-1976
5 Energy Interpretation and Flood Plains Workshops, 1975-1976
6 Executive Board Committee, 1974-1975
7 Executive Minutes, 1975-1976
8 General Session Speakers, 1975-1976
9 Land Reclamation and Landscape Construction Workshops, 1975-1976
10 Leisure Programs and Malls Workshops, 1975-1976
11 Motor Homes and Changing Campus Workshops, 1975-1976
12 New Budget and Performance Audit Workshops, 1975-1976
13 Preservation and Sculptures in Parks Workshops, 1975-1976
14 Private Enterprise and Private Lands for Public Workshops, 1975-1976
15 Pesticide Requirements and Plant Material Workshops, 1975-1976
16 Trails and Turf Management Workshops, 1975-1976
17 Urban Wildreness and Water Irrigation Workshops, 1975-1976
18 Workshop Correspondence, 1974-1976
19 21st Annual Proceedings, 1976
22nd Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1976-1977, undated
box folder
4 20 Consultant Workshop, 1976-1977
21 General Session Speakers, 1976-1977
22 Maintenance Cost Workshops, 1976-1977
23 Outdoor Recreation and Playground Workshops, 1976-1977
24 Park Site and Abandoned Railroad Use Workshops, 1976-1977
25 Pratical Management Associates Workshop, 1976, undated
26 Public Press and Capital Improvement Workshops, 1976-1977
27 Water and Wildflower Workshops, 1976-1977
28 Workshop Correspondence, 1976-1977
29 Workshop Summaries, 1977
30 22nd Annual Proceedings, 1977
31 23rd Annual Correspondence, 1977-1978, undated
29th Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1983-1984, undated
box folder
4 32 General Correspondence and Information, 1983-1984
33 Speaker by Last Name: A-H, 1983, undated
34 Speaker by Last Name: I-P, 1983, undated
35 Speaker by Last Name: Q-Z 1983, undated
31st Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1985-1986
box folder
4 36 Workshop Correspondence and Information, 1985-1986
37 31st Annual Proceedings, 1986
32nd Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1986-1987, undated
box folder
4 38 Correspondence, 1986-1987, undated
39 32nd Annual Proceedings, 1987
33rd Annual Preconference Correspondence, 1986-1988, undated
box folder
4 40 Bob Woodruff, 1987, undated
41 Executive Board Correspondence, 1987-1988, undated
42 General Correspondence, 1986-1988
43 Thank You Correspondence, 1987-1988
44 Workshop Correspondence, 1987-1988, undated
45 33rd Annual Proceedings, 1988
46 34th Annual Correspondence, 1987-1989
47 History of Southwest Park and Recreation Institute, 1978, undated
48 Manual of Procedures, 1984-1986
49 National Parks and Urbanovsky, 1975-1978, undated
50 Negatives,Pictures, and Slides, 1984, undated
51 Programs, 1982-1990
52 Program Information, 1982-1984, undated

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