Personal papers of Alton Thomas
Call Number: PP 614
This collection consists of landscape architect practice information, horticulture information, various projects plans, billing statements, and correspondence between Alton Thomas, a landscape architect and faculty member at the University of Kansas, and those working with him.
- 1948 - 1987
- Thomas, Alton, 1913-1990 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of Alton Thomas
Alton Thomas started as an assistant professor at the University of Kansas in 1948 in the Architecture and Landscape department. On his own he worked on commission planning and constructing various landscape projects for businesses, organizations, and individuals, primarily in Kansas. He was the first campus landscape architect at the University of Kansas and retired in 1983 from the Facilities Planning Department.
.25 Linear Feet (1 document case + 2 oversize folders)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Guide to the Personal Papers of Alton Thomas
- Personal papers of Alton Thomas
- Finding aid prepared by bnd. Finding aid encoded by bnd.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Personal papers of Alton Thomas, PP 614, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.