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Robert M. Fletcher slide collection

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Robert M. Fletcher slide collection
Identifier
AAG.FLE
Sponsor
A project to describe images in this finding aid received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care Initiative, administered by the National Collections Program.
Creator
Fletcher, Robert M., d. 1995
Biographical/Historical note
Robert M. Fletcher (d. 1995) was a landscape architect who specialized in private gardens in Southern California. Born in Los Angeles, Fletcher received his B.A. in landscape architecture from UC-Berkeley in 1977 and established his residential practice later that year. He taught at the UCLA Extension Program Department of Arts from 1981-1985. As a member of the American Horticultural Society, Southern California Horticultural Society, The National Trust and the California Historical Society, Fletcher was also a speaker at many symposiums and professional meetings. His gardens were featured in numerous journals, including House and Garden, Sunset Magazine, Elle Decor and the Los Angeles Times Magazine. In addition to his residential projects, Fletcher's commercial projects included the Ingram Paper headquarters and warehouse, City of Industry; Henry Company headquarters, Huntington Park; R.J. Plaza Building, Sherman Oaks; Plaza Hermosa, Hermosa Beach; Martin Luther King, Jr. Shopping Center, Watts; Manhattan Village Medical Building, Manhattan Beach; San Julian S.R.O., Los Angeles; The Beach Club, Santa Monica; St. Martin of Tours Church and Elementary School, Brentwood; Mark Taper Building, Reseda; and Westwood Place, Westwood.
Date
circa 1979-1995
Provenance
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Burton L. Fletcher, parents of Robert M. Fletcher. Donation faciliated by the Garden Club of America.
Extent
0.25 Cubic feet (268 35mm slides., color, 35mm)
Summary
The Robert M. Fletcher Collection contains 268 35mm color slides documenting Southern California gardens designed by landscape architect Robert M. Fletcher.
Restrictions
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Genre/Form
Slides (photographs)
Rights
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Creator
Fletcher, Robert M., d. 1995
Topic
Seaside gardening
Xeriscaping
Landscape architecture
Gardens, Japanese
Gardens -- California, Southern
Gardens -- California
Citation
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Robert M. Fletcher slide collection.
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
AAG.FLE
AAG.FLE
AAG
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6b9061dc4-b30f-4386-afab-e9e2ef3672d5
sova.aag.fle
Record ID
ebl-1521747727547-1521747727601-0
Bel Air -- Untitled Garden in Bel Air, California
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