Records of the American Society of Landscape Architects, 1941-1979

Records of the American Society of Landscape Architects, 1941-1979

Finding Aid

Collection No. 26 (6 Linear ft.)
D.C. Community Archives


The American Society of Landscape Architects was organized to advance the education and skills of landscape architects and to promote interest in urban, regional, and neighborhood planning. The Potomac Chapter encompasses D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, financial data, and membership information that document the work and activities of the chapter. It also includes a number of publications including Outdoor Advertising, Landscape Architecture Quarterly and annual reports of the chapter. 

Box Inventory

Box 1

  • Correspondence, 1945-1953

Box 2

  • Correspondence, 1956-1960's

Box 3

  • Committee reports
  • Constitutional matters

Box 4

  • Treasury reports
  • Financial matters

Box 5

  • Chapter activities
  • Letters of commendation
  • Duties of Secretary
  • Landscape Architecture Quarterly
  • Outdoor Advertising

Box 6

  • Annual meetings
  • Minutes
  • Annual reports

Box 7

  • Membership information

Box 8

  • Membership information

Box 9

  • Newsletter
  • Virginia-related material

Box 10

  • Survey of Open spaces in D.C., 1975-1976

Box 11

  • Publications relating to
    • Cron. Frederick
    • John Earley
    • Andrew J. Downing
    • Meridian Hill 

Box 12

  • Research material collected for Guidebooks

Guide originally drafted by Leroy Graham, May 1991

DC Public Library, Special Collections
DC Community Archives

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