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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence

National Park Service

Published Material

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1959-1984, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture Records,
Dates: 1959-1984
Abstract: The Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture collection contains photographs, reports, office files and published materials dated between 1959-1984.
Collection # U 134.4
Quantity: 5 Boxes (5.3 linear 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 5 box collection consists of reports, course and published materials either written by or used as reference by department faculty and students. The collection is organized into three series: Correspondence, National Park Service (materials and reports pertaining to national parks), and Published Materials (reports and master plans from various municipalities and parks throughout Texas and the United States). This collection also includes 55 photographs.

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Organization

The collection is arranged alpha-chronologically into the following series:

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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)
Lubbock Metropolitan Council of Governments.
National Park Service.
South Plains Associations of Governments.
Places
Alabama.
Alaska.
Connecticut.
Delaware.
Georgia.
Kansas.
Minnesota.
Nevada.
Oklahoma.
Texas.
Wisconsin.
Subjects
Coastal Zone Management.
Historic Preservation.

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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, 1959-1984, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Old collection #s combined: U133.1, U136.1 and U136.4.

Donations, undated

Processing Information

Processed by: Michaela de la Houssaye, 2017

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Correspondence

box folder
1 1 Correspondence and Dedication: Ranching Heritage Center, 1976
2 Correspondence: State of Texas and Municipal Departments, 1975-1977

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National Park Service

box folder
1 3 Articles, 1969-1978
4 Assessment/Review- Hot Springs National Park, Jean Lafitte Project, and Sunset Crater National Monument, 1976-1977
5 Editorial Briefs, 1976-1977
6 National Parks Reviews, Assessments, and Proposals, 1975-1977
7 News Releases, 1970-1978, undated
8 News Releases, 1977
9 Printed Material, 1970-1976
10 Printed Material, 19772-1977
11 Proposal- John Cook (1 print), 1973-1977, undated
12 Southwest Region Advisory Committee- Memorandum, 1976-1977
13 Southwest Regional Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, 1976-1977
14 Southwest Region Office Staff- Minutes, 1976-1978

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Published Material

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1 15 A Comprehensive Plan- Recreation and Open Spaces for the South Plains, 1978
16 A Design Study for the Central Campus Mall- Texas A and M University, undated
17 Airport Development and Operation Problems at Medium Size Cities in Texas, 1956
18 A Land Resource Management System for Texas, 1971
box folder
2 1 A Master Plan for Park Welder- Sinton, Texas, 1982
2 A Master Plan of Development for Camp C.W. Post, 1979
3 A Museum and Park Center for Washington State Park (5 prints), undated
4 An Aerial Photographic Technique for Censusing Lesser Sandhill Cranes, 1974
5 Annual Report of the Texas State Parks Board, 1960
6 A Park Appraisal… Regional Facilities- Summary Report, 1969
7 Appraisals of Water-Based Recration Sites on the Devils and Pecos Rivers- Feasibility report, 1973
8 A Proposal for the Development of a Recreational Enviroment for Lubbock County, Texas, 1970
9 A Report in the Department of Park Administration, Horticulture, and Entomology, 1968
box folder
Oversize 1 A Thesis Development in Urban Regional Planning, 1967
box folder
2 10 Austin Presentation, undated
11 Bay and Estuarine System Management in the Texas Coastal Zone- Summary Report, 1973
Big Thicket National Preserve
box folder
2 12 Articles, 1956/1976, undated
13 Associated Documents, 1967-1977
14 Legislation, 1971-1973
15 Newspaper Articles, 1973-1976
16 Public Documents, 1967-1974
17 Reports, 1973, undated
18 Student Papers, 1967-1973
19 Brownfield, Texas- Recreational Needs and Design Altenatives, 1983
20 Buffalo Springs Lake Master Plan, 1983
21 Building Rural Texas- Final Report, 1973
22 Capital Improvements of falcon State Park, Dam B State Park, and Lake Whitney State Park, 1965
23 Collin Co. Farm Museum- Master Plan for Development, 1981
24 Comprehensive Development Plan for Camp Kiwanis, 1977
25 County- Administered Open Space for Texas Metropolitan Areas, 1973
26 Data for All County-Owned Parks by County as Reported to TP and WD, 1973
27 Department of Park Administration and Horticulture Self-Study, undated
28 Design Development Data Brochure- Chemistry Building Addition at Texas Technological College, 1967
29 Design Development Data Brochure- Foreign Languages/Mathmatic Building at Texas Technological College, 1965
30 Dickens Springs Park Development Plan, 1978
31 Dorough, Robert Scott- Problems Course 330, 1974
32 Economist's Report, 1967
33 Evaluation- Park Project on Energy Interpretation, 1976
34 Feasability Study- A Hiking Trail, Walnut Springs to Dublin, Texas, 1972
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3 1 General Explanation of Surveys, undated
2 George C. Davis Archeological Site Cherokee County, Texas- Feasibility Report, 1972
3 Goals for Texas in the Coastal Zone and the Sea, 1971
4 Historian's Report- Texas State Park Study and Research in Texas History, 1967
Historic Preservation
box folder
3 5 Alabama, undated
6 Alaska, 1971
7 Connecticut, 1969
8 Delaware, 1971-1973
9 Georgia, 1970-1972
10 Kansas, 1973
11 Massachusetts, Maryland, 1970-1972
12 Minnesota, 1969-1973
13 Nevada, 1974
14 Oklahoma, 1973
15 Texas, 1973-1975
16 Washington State, undated
17 Wisconsin, 1971-1981
18 Historic Site Inventory Update- South Plains Association of Governments, 1978
box folder
Oversize 1 Houston-Galveston Area Council Regional Data Book, 1972
box folder
3 19 Lake Somerville State Park Mock-Up for Commission Consideration, undated
20 Landscape Architecture at Texas Tech University, undated
21 Landscape Architecture 445 Senior Design- Bank Location Study, 1976
22 Landscape Design School Course I Series II- Study Manual, 1964
23 Planning and Management in Unincorprated Areas, 1973
24 Lubbock Metropolitan Council of Governments Open Space Plan, 1969
25 Mackenzie Reservoir Briscoe and Swisher County- Feasibility Report, 1972
26 Management of Bay and Estuarine Systems in Texas Coastal Zone Phase II- Conceptual Report, 1973
27 Management of Bay and Estuarine Systems Phase I- Conceptual Report, 1972
28 Management Report of the Operation of Braunig Lake, 1967
29 Master Plan for Development of Parks and Recreation of Plainview, 1980
box folder
4 1 Master Plan of Museum Facilities for the West Texas Museum Association and Texas Technological College, 1964
2 Multipurpose Modification of Playa Sinks, 1962
3 National Cowgirl Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center- An Interpretive Plan, 1983
4 Newsclippings, 1979-1981, undated
5 Notes on Park and Recreation Administration by Charles E. Doell, 1964
6 Office of the Governor- Goals for Texas Phase I, 1969
7 Open Space Proposals for North Central Texas, undated
8 Park Administration Curriculum 42nd Catalog, 1967-1968
9 Parks and Recreation and College and Universities Preliminary Report- Coastal Bend Region Texas, 1968
10 Perryton, Texas- A Comprehensive Plan for Parks and Recreation, 1980
11 Pilot Study of Land Use Collection for Lubbock County, 1974
12 Planning Coordination in Texas- Progress Report, undated
13 Plaza de Los Pastores Oldham County, Texas- Feasibility Report, 1973
14 Preliminary Design and Construction Analysis on Co-educational Dorms and Dining Facilities for Texas Technological College, undated
15 Proceedings- Faculty Research Symposium- College of Agriculture Sciences Texas Tech University, 1972
16 Progress Report on Research- Department of Park Administration and Horticulture and Entomology, 1962-1963
17 Progress Reports on Research- Department of Park Administration and Horticulture and Entomology, 1964-1965
18 Progress Reports on Research- School of Agriculture at Texas Technological College, 1960
19 Prospectus- Joint Center for West Texas Enviromental Studies and Texas Tech University and University of Austin, 1973
20 Range Camp Sponsered by Texas Selection American Society of Range Movement, 1964
21 Recreational, Scenic, and Historical Roadways for Texas, 1967
22 Recreational Water West of San Antonio, 1973
23 Recreation Expenditures by U.S. Consumers,1929-1979, August 1982
24 Report of the Cost Committee for the Biennium to the Council of College Presidents, 1965-1967
25 Report of the Visitation Committee on Texas Technological College to the Commission on Colleges Couthern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1962-1963
26 Report on Individual Student Research- Department of Park Administration and Horticulture and Entomology, 1967-1968
27 Report to the Board of Directors Texas Technological College- Proposed School Vetinary Medicine, 1964
28 Report- Woody Phreatophytes along the Brazos River and Selected Tributaries above Possum Kingdom Lake, 1973
29 Research Proposal- Carrying Capacity of Rio Grande River, Big Bend National Park, Texas, 1975
30 Resource Data Book for North Texas Planning Region, 1972-1973
Review of the Planning Redevelopment for White Rock Lake park
box folder
4 31 Dallas Field Trips (11 prints), 1958-1959
32 Development and Presentationof the Model (14 prints), 1958-1959
33 Individual Work of Student Planners (3 prints), 1958-1959
34 Intro, 1958-1959
35 For White Rock Lake Park- Professional Consultants (7 prints), 1958-1959
36 Publicity, 1958
37 Texas Technological College Campus (3 prints), 1958-1959
38 White Rock Park (12 prints), 1959
39 Roswell, New Mexico- Featherstone Farms Inc. A Conceptual Plan, 1976
40 Rural Development and the Natural Areas of Texas, 1973
box folder
5 1 Salaries of Municipal Officials and Employees in Texas, 1959
2 San Antonio River Authority Waste Treatment Report, 1964
3 Shallow Formations and Aquifers of the West Texas Area, 1961
4 Smith, T.- Problem Study, 1984
5 South Plains Associations of Governments Annual Report, 1973-1974
6 South Plains Associations of Governments- Goals for the South Plains, 1970
7 South Plains Association of Governments- Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, 1973
8 South Plains Association of Governments Regional Housing Report, 1974
9 South Plains Association of Governments Regional Parks and Open Space Plan, 1972
10 Specifications and Contract Documents for the Construction of Parking Lots, Drives, and Walks on Texas Technological Campus, 1969
11 State of California Recreation Commission- Eleventh Annual Report, 1957-1958
12 State of Texas- Park and Wildlife Department, 1962-1965
13 State of Texas Power, 1973
14 State Park Symposium, undated
15 Student Papers, undated
16 Study of Open Space in the North Texas Planning Region, undated
17 Suggested Lectures to Accompany the Textbook "Elements of Park and Recreation Administration", 1964
18 Suggested Master Plan for Falcon State Park, undated
19 Suggested Master Plan for Town Bluff State Recreation Park, 1963
20 Suggested Master Plan for Whitney State Park, undated
21 Texas Coastal Resources Management Program- Comprehensive Report, 1972
22 Texas Expressways, 1954
23 Texas Technological College Eleventh Annual Grain Drying and Storage Conference, 1965
24 Texas Technological College- Specifications for Extensions to Utilities System the Steam and Electrical, 1950
25 Texas Tech University Agronomy Newsletter, 1971
26 Texas Tech University Highway Research Board Proposals, 1972
27 Texas Tech University Landscape Architecture Interim Reort, 1974
28 Texas Tech University Proceedings of Teacher Improvement Workshop- College of Agriculture Sciences, 1971
29 Texas Tech University- Then and Now, 1980
30 Texoma Presentation, 1966
31 The Ciwa Trailway, 1973
32 The Historic Development of the Food and Fiber Products and Industry in the U.S. and Texas High Plains, 1979
33 The Hot Wells Site, Texas- A Feasibility Report, 1973
34 The Recreation Potential of Oxbow Lakes, 1973
35 The Report of the U.S. Study Commission- Texas, 1962
36 The Structure of the Texas High Plains Economy, 1972
37 The Texas Water Plan- Summary, 1968
box folder
Oversize 1 The Texas Water Problem- Its Solution and Economic Impact, 1963
box folder
5 38 Trinity Multipurpose Project- Recreation Resource Appendix, 1972
39 Virginia State Parks Research, undated
40 Viva! El Paso, 1979
41 Water and Sewer Facilities Preliminary Report- Coastal Bend Region Texas, 1968
42 Water- Life of the Plains, 1957
43 West Texas Business Report, 1958
44 White, Virgie, 1983
45 Wright Archeological Site Red River County, Texas Feasibility Report, 1972

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