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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Oversize

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1936-2000, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture Records,
Dates: 1936-2000
Abstract: The Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture collection contains photographs, reports, office files and published materials dated from 1936-2000.
Collection # U 137.1
Quantity: 9 Boxes (9.0 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 9 box collection consists of reports, office files, correspondence and published materials either written by or used as reference by department faculty and students. The collection is organized into two series: Manuscripts and Oversized Items. Also included are 137 photographs and 65 negatives.

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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)
Alamo Area Council of Governments.
Joint Center for West Texas Environmental Studies.
National Park Service.
Subjects
Environmental impact analysis.
Horticulture--Texas.
Land Use--Planning.
Land Use--Texas.
Landscape architecture--Texas.
Regional planning.
Parks--Texas.

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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, 1936-2000, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Donation, undated

Processing Information

Processed by: Michaela de la Houssaye, Lisa Haney and Molly Lieb, 2017.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 Agricultural Club: Application for Charter, 1950-1951
2 Agricultural Division: Catalog, 1956-1961, undated
3 Agriculture, School of: Curriculum, 1954-1959
4 American Association of Arboretums and Botanical Gardens, 1954-1960
5 American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboretums Material, 1955-1956
6 Association of Former Students Texas A and M: Urbanovsky, E.J., 1954-1955
7 Biographical Sketches, 1956-1958, undated
8 Board of Directors: Minutes, 1954-1961
9 Campus Maintenance and Purchasing Office Information, 1950-1958
10 Campus Master Plan, 1953-1961
11 Campus Planning Committee: Correspondence (2 prints), 1950-1957, undated
12 Campus Planning Committee: Correspondence, 1958
13 Campus Planning Committee: Correspondence, Reports and Minutes, 1958-1960
14 Campus Planning Committee: Correspondence, Reports and Minutes, 1959
15 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes, 1958
16 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes, April-Dec 1959, undated
17 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes, 1959
18 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes and Agendas, 1960
19 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes and Agendas, 1960
20 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes and Agendas, 1960-1961
box folder
2 1 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes and Agendas, 1961
2 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes and Agendas, 1961
3 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes and Agendas, 1961-1962
4 Campus Planning Committee: Minutes and Agendas, 1962
5 Campus Utility Usage Reports, 1951-1962
6 Chrysanthemum Test Garden: Records, 1961, undated
7 City of Lubbock: Bond Issues, 1955
8 City of Lubbock: State Highway, 1950-1953
9 City of Lubbock: Subdivision Regulations, undated
10 City of Lubbcok: Traffic Commission, 1951-1954
11 City of Lubbock: Water Readings, 1952
12 Cliff Maus Airport: Corpus Christi, 1960
13 Climatological Data, 1951-1961
14 College Campuses: Traffic and Parking Control Recommendations- Surveys, Correspondence, Pamphlets, 1952-1953
15 College Committess and Faculty Advisory Committee, 1955-1962, undated
16 Connell, Ed: Correspondence, AIPE Board Manuals, 1959-1960, undated
17 Correspondence, 1955-1961
18 Correspondence, 1962-1963
19 Correspondence: Allen, James G.-Dean of Student Life, 1953-1961
20 Correspondence: Amistad Dam, 1961-1962
21 Correspondence: Appreciation for Urbanovsky, 1958-1959, undated
22 Correspondence: Ashdown, Donald, 1954-1956
23 Correspondence: Ashdown, Donald, 1958-1960
24 Correspondence: Baker Brothers Nursery, 1953-1955
25 Correspondence: Bamick, Nolan, 1954-1961
box folder
3 1 Correspondence: Buck, Johnny-TX State Parks Board, 1962-1963, undated
2 Correspondence: City of Lubbock, 1956-1957
3 Correspondence: City of Lubbock andElo Urbanovsky, 1950-1956
4 Correspondence: Collins, Bill and others-TX State Parks Board, 1961-1963, undated
5 Correspondence: Dallas Parks and Recreation, 1961-1962
6 Correspondence: Dept. of Agriculture and Park Management and Students, 1957-1959
7 Correspondence: Doell, Charles E., 1961-1963, undated
8 Correspondence: Dunagen, J. Conrad, 1961
9 Correspondence: Dunstan, W. Eluyn, 1956-1958
10 Correspondence: Executive Committee, 1957-1962, undated
11 Correspondence: Fellowships, 1951-1959, undated
12 Correspondence: Fikes, Scott, 1952-1959
13 Correspondence: Fine, N.C., 1953-1954
14 Correspondence: Flaherty, Daniel, 1959-1961
15 Correspondence: Frazer, Robert L., 1961
16 Correspondence: Gates, W.B., 1953-1961
17 Correspondence: Giesecke, G.E.-Vice President, 1954-1958
18 Correspondence: Goldthwaite's Texas Toro Co., 1954-1959
19 Correspondence: Gorges, James, 1958-1960
20 Correspondence: Gosdin, William M., 1953-1961
21 Correspondence: Greenhouse, 1950-1952
22 Correspondence: Harvey Crass, 1959-1961
23 Correspondence: Horticulture Student Employment (3 prints), 1953-1955
24 Correspondence: Horticulture Student Employment, 1956-1957, undate
25 Correspondence: Horticulture Scholarships, 1954-1959, undated
26 Correspondence: Houston, L.B.-Dallas Park Department, 1953-1961, undated
27 Correspondence: Huddleston, Ellis W., 1960-1961
28 Correspondence: Janura, Arthur, 1961, undated
29 Correspondence: Jones, E.N., 1952-1959
30 Correspondence: Kelsey, Walter, 1957-1958
31 Correspondence: Kerr and Middleton Contractors, 1952-1959
32 Correspondence: LaGasse, A.B., 1957-1960
33 Correspondence: LaGasse, A.B., 1961-1963, undated
34 Correspondence: Library Dedication, 1962
35 Correspondence: Lovelace, Eldridge, 1958-1960
36 Correspondence: Lubbock, TX-Fourth Street Construction, 1952-1956
37 Correspondence: Mason, Robert L., 1958-1961
38 Correspondence: McDuff, George, 1958
39 Correspondence: Miles, Mark-Amarillo Park Department, 1952-1960, undated
40 Correspondence: National Parks Service, 1957-1960, undated
41 Correspondence: National Parks Service (12 prints), 1961-1962
42 Correspondence: Natural History Associations-State Park Research, 1961-1963
43 Correspondence, Newsclippings, Newsletters: City Reports, 1959-1960
44 Correspondence: Norman, Foss, 1960-1961
box folder
4 1 Correspondence: Park, Dam B., 1962-1963
2 Correspondence: Pearce, W.M., 1960-1962
3 Correspondence: Pennington, M.L., 1952-1961
4 Correspondence: Personal Letters to Urbanovsky and Newsletter, (3 prints), 1955-1961, undated
5 Correspondence: Request for Information from Texas Tech, 1952-1960
6 Correspondence: Research Projects, 1950-1959, undated
7 Correspondence: Rucker, Robert H., 1957-1960
8 Correspondence: Schiebe, W.G.-Dallas Park Department, 1954-1961, undated
9 Correspondence: Senior Gift, 1955-1956, undated
10 Correspondence: Shelton, R.L.- Tyler Park Department, 1953-1957, undated
11 Correspondence: Speaking Engagements, Meetings and Requests-Urbanovsky, 1957
12 Correspondence: Standing Committees, 1957-1959, undated
13 Correspondence: Stangel, W.L., 1952-1960
14 Correspondence: State Parks Research- Personnel, 1961-1962
15 Correspondence: Student Employment, 1953-1958
16 Correspondence: Student Employment (1 print), 1959-1962, undated
17 Correspondence: 1957 Summer Work Program (2 prints), 1956-1957, undated
18 Correspondence: 1958 Summer Work Program, 1957-1959
19 Correspondence: 1959 Summer Work Program, 1959, undated
20 Correspondence: 1960 Summer Work Program, 1960, undated
21 Correspondence: Texas Public Schools, 1953-1955
22 Correspondence: Texas State Parks Reseach Project, 1961-1962
23 Correspondence: Texas Tech, 1953-1961
24 Correspondence: Texas Tech Athletic Areas, 1954-1955
25 Correspondence: Texas Tech- Departments in the Division of Agriculture, 1953-1961
26 Correspondence: Texas Tech Irrigation Wells, 1953
27 Correspondence: Texas Toro Company, 1950-1959
28 Correspondence: The Athletic Institute, 1962
29 Correspondence: The Davey Tree Expert Company, 1949-1950
30 Correspondence: Tomas, Gerald W., 1958-1961
31 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1952-1956
32 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1955-1959
33 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1956-1958
34 Correspondence: Urbanovsky (2 prints), 1957-1959, undated
35 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1959-1961
36 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1960
box folder
5 1 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1960
2 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1960-1961
3 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1960-1962
4 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, Jan-Oct 1961
5 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, Nov 1961-Apr 1962
6 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1961-1963
7 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1961-1964
8 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, May-Nov 1962, undated
9 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, 1962-1964
10 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, Dec 1962-Jul 1964
11 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, E.J.-Black, Jack, 1954-1957
12 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, E.J.-Burnett, Naud, 1954
13 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, E.J.-Campbell, Charles (1 print), 1954-1959
14 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, E.J.-Gwinn, Aral, 1953-1956
15 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, E.J.-Pfeiffer, David, 1950-1951
16 Correspondence: Urbanovksy, E.J.-Rucker, Robert H., 1955-1959
17 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, E.J.-Texas A and M College, 1945-1954
18 Correspondence: Urbanovsky, E.J.-Weymouth, C.E. (22 negatives), 1952-1959
19 Correspondence: Visiting Lecturers, 1959-1961
20 Correspondence: Wells, J. Roy, 1952-1961
21 Correspondence: Winandy Greenhouse Construction, 1952-1953
22 Correspondence: Yocum, W.W. (2 prints), 1954-1963
23 Correspondence: Young, A.W., 1953-1960
24 Correspondence: Zukauckas, E.W. Jr. (2 prints), 1952-1960
25 Correspondence: Zukauckas, E.W. Jr., 1961-1964
box folder
6 1 Cost Estimate for Development of Cemetery, undated
2 Custodial Department Presentations, 1959-1960
3 Custodial Department: Stock List, Meetings' Minutes, Policies, Correspondence, 1954-1962
4 Dallas Morning News: Correspondence and Newsletter, 1961, undated
5 Dallas Project: Accounts, 1956-1959
6 Dallas Project: Newspaper Clippings (3 prints), 1959
7 Dallas Project: White Rock Park (6 prints), 1958-1962
8 Day, Fred, 1951-1957
9 Department of Agriculture and Park Management's Books: Bibliographies, Book Order/Returned Lists, Catalogues, Correspondence, 1951-1967
10 Departmental Meetings, 1956
11 Detroit Parks and Recreation Department: Propert Index, 1953-1954
12 District One Gardner, 1953-1957
13 Education Committee, 1951-1961, undated
14 Correspondence and Reports: Elle, George, 1953-1960
15 Elliot, Charles P.: Economic Impact of Recreation, 1962
16 Eppley, Garrett: Correspondence and Pamphlets, 1959-1960, undated
17 Faculty Information, 1956-1959, undated
18 Faculty Welfare Problems and Policy Procedures, 1952-1960, undated
19 Falcon State Park: Correspondence and Brochure, 1954-1963, undated
20 Fall Horticulture Festival (13 prints, 8 negatives), 1958-1960
21 Farm Facilities Committee, 1958-1959
22 Federal and National Park Service, 1950-1958
23 Floriculture Signs, undated
24 Garden Club Short Course (1 print), 1952-1954
25 Garden Club Short Course (9 prints), 1955-1957
26 General Program Information (5 prints), 1958-1962, undated
27 Correspondence and Addresses: Goodwin, President R.C., 1960-1961
28 Graduate Council, 1953-1959, undated
29 Horticulture 131 General Horticulture, 1954-1958
box folder
7 1 Horticulture 231: Examinations, undated
2 Horticulture 410 Seminar: Essays, 1954-1961
3 Horticulture 422: Essay Outlines, 1960
4 Horticulture 430: Essays, 1954-1957
5 Horticulture 434: Essays, 1952
6 Horticulture 441 Senior Design, 1958
7 Horticulture 442, 1960
8 Horticulture 446, 1954
9 Horticulture 3311: Landscape Planning and Maintenance, 1956-1959
10 Horticulture and Entomology, Department of: Grade Distribution Report, 1957-1961
11 Horticulture and Entomology Library Acquisitions, undated
12 Horticulture and Park Management Curriculum, 1952-1960
13 Horticulture and Park Management Class Reports, 1953-1961
14 Horticulture and Park Management Course Catalog, 1959-1960
15 Horticulture and Park Management: Course Catalog Changes, 1952-1961
16 Horticulture and Park Management: Course Offerings, 1953-1959
17 Horticulture and Park Management: Schedules, 1953-1961
18 Horticulture and Park Management: Schedules and Academic Information, 1956-1960
19 Horticulture Budget Statements, 1953-1960, undated
20 Horticulture Majors: Roster, 1958-1960, undated
21 Horticulture Club, 1954-1959, undated
22 Hubbard Book: Correspondence and Order List, 1959
23 Hurley, Marvin: Is It Worth It? Speech for Chamber of Commerce Manager's Association of West Texas, Apr. 1954
24 Information on Books, Films, and TV (1 watercolor print), 1953-1956
25 Interdivisional Committee on Academic Programs, 1953-1957
26 Interfraternity Council Minutes, 1954-1957
27 Legislation Concerning Texas Tech, 1943-1959
28 Legislative Budget Board: Correspondence, Newsclippings and Report, 1961-1963
29 Long Beach Program, 1960
30 Louisville and Maryland Parks: Brochures and Articles, 1953-1955, undated
31 Lubbock Project (2 prints), 1958-1960
32 Maintenance Foremen Short Course, 1954-1955
33 Materials and Textbooks Ordered, 1951-1963, undated
box folder
8 1 Minneapolis Park and Recreation Policies, 1954-1955
2 Miscellaneous Reports, undated
3 Mott, William Penn Jr.: Correspondence, Newsclippings, Speeches, Schedule (2 prints), 1956-1958, undated
4 Nebraska Game Laws, 1959-1961
5 Newsletter Department (1 print), 1941-1957
6 Newspaper Clippings, 1953-1957
7 Odessa and Midland Park Departments: Correspondence, Newsclippings, Reports, 1953, undated
8 PanTech Forms, 1959-1960
9 Pantex Reports, 1949
10 Park and Recreation Institute (1 print), 1962-1963
11 Park Commission: Meeting Minutes and Commission Data, 1951-1953
12 Patman, Senator William: Park Related Matters- Reports, Newsclippings, Maps (2 prints), 1959-1962, undated
13 Pi Kappa Alpha, 1953-1956
14 Pilcher, Ben: Correspondence, Newsclippings and State Park Research Info, 1956-1963, undated
15 Pittman, James: Report on Asphalt Mulch Seeding, undated
16 Plant America, TX: Correspondence and Pamphletsm 1954-1955, undated
17 Plant Science Building: Planning, 1958-1959, undated
18 Pressure Lossess in Pipe Tables, undated
19 Prints and Negatives (48 prints and 35 negatives), undated
20 Project Correspondence and Information, 1949-1957, undated
21 Proposed Fraternity and Sorority Housing, 1957-1958
22 Publications and Printed Materials, 1951-1963, undated
23 Recommended Electives for Horticulture Majors, undated
24 Reports: A Study of the Parks and Recreation Problem of the US; Sprinkler Irrigation Systems, 1952, undated
25 Report: Examination of Biologically and Geologically Unique Areas, undated
26 Reports on Parks, 1962, undated
27 Report:Relocation of Agriculture Facilities, 1959
28 Reports: State Parks and TX Cities, 1962, undated
29 Rochester Conference, 1960-1961, undated
30 San Antonio Project (14 prints), 1957-1959
31 San Antonio Project: Accounts, 1957
32 San Antonio Project: Printed Materials, 1956
33 Self Study, 1960-1962
34 Southern Plains Institute at Texas Tech, undated
35 Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute, 1957-1958
36 Stadium Expansion Fund Raiser Proposals, 1957
37 Stadium Expansion Program, 1956-1958
38 Stadium Expansion Program Final Report, 1957-1958
39 State Parks: Correspondence, Newsletters, Proposals and Visitors Surveys, 1961-1962
40 State Park Material: Reports, Policies, Research and Surveys, 1962, undated
41 State Park Project: Correspondence and Newsletter, 1961-1962
42 State Parks Research for Southwest Park and Recreation Conference, 1962
43 State Parks Research Meeting: Correspondence, Attendees, and Notes, 1961-1962, undated
44 Student Council and Student Organizations, 1950-1957, undated
45 Student Union, 1954-1955, undated
46 Texas A and M Expansion Plan, 1951
47 Texas Agricultural Workers Association, 1955
48 Texas Agricultural Workers Association Annual Meeting, 1960
box folder
9 1 Texas Commission on Higher Education Report, 1957-1962
2 Texas Research League: Brochures and Correspondence, 1960-1962, undated
3 Texas State Parks Board and Texas Tech: Inter-Agency Contract, Correspondence, Data, Memorandum, 1951-1961, undated
4 Texas State Parks Board: Austin-Expenses, Correspondence and Memorandum, 1961-1963, undated
5 Texas State Parks Board: Correspondence, and Travel Trailer Information, 1961-1963, undated
6 Texas State Parks Board Meeting: Agenda and Minutes, 1961
7 Texas State Board: State Parks Projects-Corresponence and Programs, 1961-1963, undated
8 Texas State Parks: Correspondence and Pamphlets, 1961-1963, undated
9 Texas State Parks Research: A Slide Illustrated Report-Progress Reports, 1962
10 Texas State Parks Research: Correspondence, Reports and Survey, 1963, undated
11 Texas State Parks Research: General Report of Functions, Space Requirement and Polocies for the Future, 1963
12 Texas Tech Athletic Track: Correspondence, Contract and Vandaveer Correspondence, 1949-1954
13 Texas Tech Auditorium-Colliseum Plan: Correspondence, Bills and Statements, 1953-1955
14 Texas Tech Building Committee: Correspondence, Memorandum, Propoals, Classroom Schedules, 1952-1959, undated
15 Texas Tech Building Maintenance: Correspondence, Memorandum, Work Order Reports, 1953-1960, undated
16 Texas Tech Building Markers: Correspondence and Name Lists, 1954-1956, undated
17 Texas Tech: Building Proposals- Correspondence, Proposals, 1958, undated
18 Texas Tech: Calendar and Schedule, 1955-1959
19 Texas Tech: Campus-Notes and Bounds, 1952-1957
20 Texas Tech Constitution Estimates, 1949-1950
21 Texas Tech: Enrollment Figures, 1954-1960
22 Texas Tech: Parking Space on Campus-Survey and Reports, 1950, undated
23 Texas Tech Plant Science Building: Proposal, Memorandum, Equipment List, TT Board of Directors Meering Agenda, 1959-1960, undated
24 Texas Tech: Projects-Correspondence and Reports, 1957-1959, undated
25 Texas Tech Saddle Tramp Circle: Correspondence, Memorandum, and College Stickers, 1957-1958
26 Texas Tech: Silver Anniversary, 1950
27 Texas Tech Softball Field: Correspondence, Receipts, and Reports, 1949-1954
28 Traffic and Parking Control: Correspondence, Reports and Meeting Minutes, 1950-1961, undated
29 Traffic Commission: Correspondence, Surveys, and Meeting Minutes, 1959-1960
30 Traffic Reports: Correspondence and Information, 1958-1959, undated
31 Traffic Security Department: Correspondence, Reports and Meeting Minutes, 1956-1959, undated
32 Tree Health Brochures, undated
33 Trees in Different Texas Regions, undated
34 University of Texas-Autin, TX: Correspondence and Pamphlets, 1951-1962, undated
35 Urban Renewal Project, 1956-1957
36 Vaydik, Frank: Correspondence and Newsclipping, 1958-1961
37 Water Conservation Project Texas Tech: Correspondence and Reports, 1953, undated
38 West Texas New Mexico Florists' Association, 1956
39 Wichita Falls Park Department: Correspondence and Progress Report of Bond Issue, 1952-1954, undated
40 Wirth, Conrad L.: Correspondence and S. 160 Bill, 1959-1961, undated
41 Yosemite National Park Training Center, 1958-1961

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Oversize

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Ag. Building: Tarleton State College-Stephenville, Texas, 1951
Amarillo City Map, undated
Brighton Summer Camp Map, 1953
City of Lubbock: College Ave. Storm Sewer 4th St. to 8th St., 1957
City of Lubbock Guadalupe Urban Renewal Area Map, 1957
City of Lubbock: Proposed Location of Sewer to Auditorium-Coliseum, 1954
Master Site Plan for San Pablo Park-Berkley, California, undated
New Partition for Room 127: Ag. Building (2 Blueprints), 1956
Prevailing Wind Direction of Texas, 1936
Proposed Recreational Areas Amistad Dam and Reservoir Project, 1962
Proposed Recreational Development Plan: Coleman, Texas, undated
Proposed Site Plan for the City of Midland: Dennis the Menace Play Area, undated
River Rouge Park: Detroit, Michigan, 1948
Tech Campus Plot Map, 1959
Tech Operation Division Campus Map, 2000
Tech Sign Designs (5 artist renditions), undated
Texas A and M College Traffic Study, undated
Will Rogers Riding into the Sunset Plaque design, undated

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