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Samuel Parsons and Balboa Park

Notes researched by Richard Amero

Samuel Parsons Jr will plan big park ~ SD Union, October 21, 1902
Landscape Artist, Samuel Parsons Jr ~ SD Union, November 10, 1902
Marston tells of NY trip ~ SD Union, November 15, 1902
Book on the Improvement of Towns and Cities ~ SD Union, November 16, 1902
Opposition to Public Parks ~ SD Union, November 19, 1902
Growing Appreciation of Landscape Gardening ~ SD Union, November 19, 1902
Charming View from the Park ~ SD Union, November 23, 1902
Marston Tells More of Trip to NY and Parsons ~ SD Union, November 25, 1902
Development of Park Systems ~ SD Union, November 27, 1902
Parson’s First Impressions of San Diego’s Great Park ~ SD Union, December 22, 1902
Parsons Spent All Day at Park and Is Enthusiastic ~ SD Union, December 24, 1902
Parsons took drive through Old Town and Point Loma ~ SD Union, December 26, 1902
Parsons Will Return to New York on Wednesday ~ SD Union, December 25, 1902
Nature Has Already Done Much ~ SD Union, March 20, 1903
Preliminary Work Accomplished; Grading Underway; Trees Growing Rapidly ~ SD Union, January 1, 1904
Driveways in Park to Be Oiled ~ SD Union, January 19, 1904
Road Controversy in the City Council ~ SD Union, January 10, 1904
Much Money Has Been Spent Making Southwest Corner Presentable ~ SD Union, February 4, 1904
Road Approvals for Park ~ SD Union, February 5, 1904
Planting Going On & Oiling of Park Ways Commenced ~ SD Union, March 29, 1904
Parsons and Cooke Doing Detail Work for Four Portions of Park ~ SD Union, December 26, 1904
Western Boundary Road; Tree Planting at Mulvey Canyon ~ SD Union, December 29, 1904
Golden Hill Park ~ SD Union, February 17,1905
Parsons Report and Plan ~ SD Union, September 15, 1905
Cooke Speaks of Opportunities for Park Development ~ SD Union, January 10, 1907
Notes and Articles from 1910
Make City Park Paradise of the South July 5, 1910
Wanted Name for City Park ~ SD Union, July 6, 1910
On the Margin ~ SD Union, by Yorick July 10, 1910
San Diego Park System ~ SD Union, Editorial July 6, 1910


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