A.E. Bye Papers, 1930-2000

PSUA 141

Collection Overview

Title:
A.E. Bye papers
Dates (Inclusive):
1930- 2000
Creator:
Bye, Arthur Edwin
Abstract:
Arthur Edwin Bye, Jr. received a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture from the Pennsylvania State University in 1942. One of his earliest projects was designing a woodland landscape for the Reisley house, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Pleasantville, NY. Mr. Bye published several books, most notably Art into Landscape, Landscape into Art, filled with photographs, many of his own works, framing landscaped views both natural and man made that he thought successful. This collection of the papers of Arthur Edwin Bye, Jr. includes architectural drawings, articles, correspondence, plans, prints, brochures, invoices, contracts, reports, and photographs.
Collection Number:
PSUA 141
Size:
102 Cubic Feet
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Biographical Note

Arthur Edwin Bye, Jr. was born in Arnhem, the Netherlands, on August 15, 1919. He came to Pennsylvania at an early age where his father was a professor of art history at Swarthmore. Arthur Edwin Bye, Jr. received a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture from the Pennsylvania State University in 1942. As a Quaker, he was a conscientious objector during World War II and he spent the 1940's surveying property in the Great Smoky Mountains. He preferred calling himself a gardener, instead of a landscape architect- in allegiance to the English tradition. One of his earliest projects was designing a woodland landscape for the Reisley house, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Pleasantville, NY. Mr. Bye published several books, most notably Art into Landscape, Landscape into Art, filled with photographs, many of his own works, framing landscaped views both natural and manmade that he thought successful.Mr. Bye died on November 25, 2001.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Financial records and correspondence are restricted for 20 years after creation.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A.E. Bye Papers (141), Penn State University Archives, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff.

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General note

This collection of the papers of Arthur Edwin Bye, Jr. includes architectural drawings, articles, correspondence, plans, prints, brochures, invoices, contracts, reports, and photographs.

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