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Maple Lawn 1992

Former owner:
Arner, T. C
Boyd, John F
Elks, The
City of San Rafael
Landscape designer:
Jordan, John Frederick
Contractor:
Murray, Adam
Gardener:
Sing, Ah
Physical description:
1 folder+ 2 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, California, Marin County, San Rafael
California
San Rafael
Maple Lawn (San Rafael, California)
Date:
1958
1958-1992
1992
Notes:
"The garden features a Maple grove, rare camellias, and imported plants and trees by Miss Boyd in 1952. She added terraces, swimming pooland full grown magnolias."
The two 35-mm slides are duplicates from the Marin County Historical Society.
Persons associated with the property include: Mrs. T. C. Arner (former owner); John F. Boyd (former owner); Louise Cook Arner Boyd (former owner);The Elks (former owner); City of San Rafael (current owner of Boyd Memorial Park); John Frederick Jordan (landscape designer in 1879); Adam Murry (Architect and Builder of Victorian, Gothic Gatehouse); Ah Sing (Chinese gardener); Louise Boyd (when house was remodeled in 1952, she redesigned part of the garden).
Summary:
The folder includes slide list, garden description, Marin County Historical Society Magazine, and information sheet.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Marin County Historical Society Magazine, Volume XIV, Number 2
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CA361000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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