LINKS

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While the Internet is a superb research tool, many primary source materials can only be found in the archives of local historical societies and park departments, in library special collections, or in the homes of the descendants of historic properties.

The following sites were selected for their relevance to our mission. Browse their links and the Internet for other resources. If a link doesn’t work, try the full name of the organization in your favorite search engine.

The History of Landscape Architecture bibliography maintained by the University of California, Berkeley, is a useful resource:
www.lib.berkeley.edu/ENVI/landscape_california.html

Horticultural Services Division, Smithsonian Institution, includes the Archives of American Gardens and the W. Atlee Burpee Collection
www.gardens.si.edu/

The Cultural Landscape Foundation
www.tclf.org

Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation
www.ahlp.org

The Garden Conservancy
www.gardenconservancy.org

National Park Service Historic Landscape Initiative
www.nps.gov/search/index.htm?page=1&query=historic+landscape+initiative

California Preservation Foundation
www.californiapreservation.org

California Coastal Records Project Aerial Photographic Survey
www.californiacoastline.org

The Landscape History Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
www.sahlandscape.org

Southern California Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
www.sahscc.org

Northern California Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
www.nccsah.org

Pacific Horticulture quarterly magazine
www.pacifichorticulture.org

Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
www.huntington.org

Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens
www.rancholosalamitos.com

Heritage Rose Foundation
www.heritagerosefoundation.org

California Garden Clubs, Incorporated
www.californiagardenclubs.org

Office of Historic Preservation, California
www.ohp.parks.ca.gov/

California State Parks
www.parks.ca.gov

California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES)
www.ceres.ca.gov

Horticultural Services Division, Smithsonian Institution, includes the Archives of American Gardens
www.gardens.si.edu/

The Library of American Landscape History
www.lalh.org

HALS (Historic American Landscapes Survey)
www.loc.gov/pictures/search/?st=list&co=hh

HABS (Historic American Buildings Survey)
www.loc.gov/pictures/search/?st=list&co=hh

HAER (Historic American Engineering Record)
www.loc.gov/pictures/search/?st=list&co=hh

NARA (U.S. National Archives & Records Administration Online Archival Research Catalog “ARC”)
www.archives.gov/research_room/arc/

Garden History Society, Great Britain
www.gardenhistorysociety.org

Sunset Magazine: A Century of Western Living, 1898-1998, Historical Portraits and Bibliography
www.sunset-magazine.stanford.edu/body_index.php

Australian Garden History Society
www.gardenhistorysociety.org.au

California Gardens (by David Laws)
http://northerncaliforniagardens.sutromedia.com/introduction.html

Image: Union Bank Square designed by Garrett Eckbo, Los Angeles, CA