Walter M. Keith Papers, 1943-1997
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Brief Description: Papers of Walter M. Keith (1919-1997), professor of landscape architecture (1950-1988), contains clippings, correspondence, lecture notes, publications, research notes and course-related materials. Includes correspondence and notes while developing and director of Allerton Park, Urbana Park District commissioner and president, designer of golf courses, Urbana Rotary Japanese Garden, the Rantoul and other Illinois parks, the Champaign County Forest Preserve District Citizens Advisory Committee (1989-1992), and the National Celebration of the Outdoors (1990). Includes aerial views of Allerton Park.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 12/4/25
Created by: Keith, Walter M. (1919-1997)
Volume: 2.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 2/1/1998; 9/4/1998
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Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject, then chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Aerial Photography
Allerton Park
Faculty Papers
Forest Preserves
Landscape Architectural Design
Landscape Architecture
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]