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Harriman Garden 1950-1986

Former owner:
Leonard, Henry Mrs.
Harriman, Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward 1920-1997
Former owners:
Scranton, William Warren Senator Mrs.
Landscape architect:
Wheeler, Perry H. 1914-1989
Landscape designers:
Edmunds & Hitchcock
Physical description:
1 folder+ 14 35 mm. slides; 1 photoprint
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington
Washington (D.C.)
Georgetown
Harriman Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1950
1950-1986
Notes:
Located in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., this garden incorporates the designs of Perry H. Wheeler and the firm of Edmunds & Hitchcock. Its core is a series of terraces leading down to a pool, while plantings incorporate a wide variety of trees and shrubs as well as colorful bulbs and annuals.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include: Mrs. Henry Leonard (former owner, 1929-1959); Senator and Mrs. William Warren Scranton (former owners, 1960-?); Pamela Harriman (former owner, before 1998); Perry H. Wheeler (landscape architect); and Edmunds & Hitchcock (landscape designers, after 1964).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet and a black and white photoprint of the garden taken before 1960.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
DC042000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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