Alvin O. Hurst papers 1946-1972.


Hurst, Alvin O. 1919-1972. Alvin O. Hurst papers 1946-1972.

Alvin O. Hurst papers 1946-1972.

Papers, 1946-1972 (bulk 1952-1969). This collection contains the papers of Alvin O. Hurst relating to his career in landscape architecture in the southwestern United States. The bulk of the material includes business records that document Mr. Hurst's career working with the National Park Service. The majority of the materials relate to Mr. Hurst's work at the Lower Colorado River Land Use Office in Yuma, Arizona. Also included are writings which consist of short essays by Mr. Hurst concerning different topics in landscape architecture.

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Hurst, Alvin O. 1919-1972. (person)

Alvin O. Hurst was born in 1919 in Illinois. He began college at the University of Illinois- Urbana in 1939. From 1942 to1945, Mr. Hurst served in the United States Army Air Corps as a pilot. After World War II, Mr. Hurst returned to the University of Illinois- Urbana and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in landscape architecture in 1948. After graduation he joined the staff of the National Park Service. Mr. Hurst worked on several projects and surveys in the Eastern United Sta...