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Oakhurst Gardens 1894-[1989]

Former owners:
Ball, George Mr. Mrs.
Former owner/ gardener:
Ball, Elisabeth
Owner:
Minnetrista Cultural Foundation
Architect/ landscape architect:
Tevis, Phillip
Horticulturist:
Lambert, Richard
Cline, Greg
Horticulturist/ gardener:
Norrick, Lisa
Architects:
Gooden and Ellis
Architect:
Keible, Gerrard
Gibson, Lewis
Former owner:
Ball Brothers Foundation
Physical description:
1 folder+ 14 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Indiana, Delaware County, Muncie
Indiana
Muncie
Oakhurst (Muncie, Ind.)
Date:
1894
1894-198u
1894-1989
Notes:
"Oakhurst Gardens includes an English Garden, a Spring Garden, a Woodland Garden, and a Meadow. The gardens are now used for environmental education."
Persons and firms associated with the property include: Mr. and Mrs. George Ball (former owners, 1894-1958); Ms. Elizabeth Ball (former owner/ gardener, 1958-1982); Ball Brothers Foundation (former owner, 1982-1993); Minnetrista Cultural Foundation (owner, 1993-1998); Phillip Tevis (architect/ landscape architect, 1989-1998); Richard Lambert (Horticulturist, 1990-1998); Lisa Norrick (gardener/ horticulturist, 1994-1998); Gooden and Ellis (architects, 1991-1994); Gerrard Keible (architect, 1935); Lewis Gibson (architect, 1895); Greg Kline (horticulturist, 1997-1998).
Summary:
Materials relating to the public gardens of the Minnetrista Cultural Foundation, located in Muncie, Indiana. The folder includes a slide list, descriptions of the slides, a paper written by an architecture student from Ball State University about the restoration of the property, and a worksheet completed by GCA researcher Lisa Beach.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
IN033000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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