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SB Botanic Garden Periodicals and Lockwood de Forest Books

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-111

Content Description

Three (3) books about art created by Lockwood de Forest, two (2) photos, two (2) journals focused on horticulture, two (2) leaflets for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, one (1) photocopy of Appendix B-Plants for Franceschi Park from “Franceschi Park Master Plan, Santa Barbara, California, March 2004”, one (1) letter to Lockwood de Forest from Robert Maxim, one (1) article, and one (1) invitation to an event at the SB Botanic Garden.

Acquisition Type



Gift by Susan Chamberlin

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3 Volumes

2 Photographic Prints

2 Periodicals

6 Item(s)


• Pacific Horticulture Magazine Oct/Nov/Dec 2001 • Photocopy of Appendix B-Plants for Franceschi Park from “Franceschi Park Master Plan, Santa Barbara, California, March 2004” (City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Dept.) • Color photo by Don Calamar c. 1982 of SB Main Library lawn table and poster RE the Soviet Union (pre-Glasnost) • Lockwood de Forest: Alaska Oil Sketches, Alaska State Museum art exhibition catalogue, 1988, with essays by Kellam de Forest, Paul Gardinier, Molly Lee, and Kesler E. Woodward. This is about the painter Lockwood de Forest Sr. or II. Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Materials: • Undated guide to the Garden; • 1999 invitation to “Night Music in the Garden!”; • “Trials and Triumphs for a Teahouse” by Bruce A. Coats reprinted from Orientations, Jan/Feb. 2004” by VLT Gardner Books; • Leaflet on the Japanese Teahouse and Demonstration Garden by SBBG From the collection of Kellam de Forest: • Original B/W photo of the George Owen Knapp Arcady pool house and garden by J. Walter Collinge; • Letter to Kellam de Forest from Robert Maxim RE: incomplete application for landmark status for 715 Mission Canyon Road, 2nd place award for Distinctive Small House completed in 1939 from Plans and Planting Branch of Community Arts Assoc. • Eden: Journal of the California Garden & Landscape History Society, Summer 2014— • Article “Lockwood de Forest ASLA and the Santa Barbara Landscape” by Susan Chamberlin • Article “Recollections of My Parents” by Kellam de Forest • “Elizabeth Kellam de Forest” by Susan Chamberlin • “Lockwood de Forest Sr. An American Orientalist” by Susan Chamberlin • “A Classic Rosemary for California [Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Lockwood de Forest’]” by Susan Chamberlin; • In Search of the Source: Paintings of the Nile and Beyond by Lockwood de Forest (1850-1932) with essays by Brian Fagan and Jeremy Tessmer, Sullivan Goss Gallery, 2012; • Lockwood de Forest: Furnishing the Gilded Age with a Passion for India by Roberta A. Mayer, Newark University of Delaware Press, 2008.