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Kinney Garden 1930-1993

Former owners:
Kinney, Warren Mr. Mrs.
Former owner:
Robertson, Alexander
Landscape architect:
Dean, Ruth
Lamson, Mary Deputy
Physical description:
1 folder+ 2 glass lantern slides; 16 35 mm. slides; 30 negatives; 5 transparencies
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Morris County, Harding, New Vernon
New Jersey
New Vernon
Kinney Garden (New Vernon, New Jersey)
Date:
1930
1930-1993
Notes:
Established around 1930, this garden complemented the renovated and modernized Colonial-era house that it surrounded. Designed around the magnificent old trees on the property, it featured extensive plantings of bulbs in spring and roses in June, as well as a lily pond and other features year-round. Also known as Lee's Hill Farm, the property was renowned for its prize-winning herd of Brown Swiss dairy cattle.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kinney (former owners, 1928-1970s); Alexander Robertson (former owner, 1776); Ruth Dean (landscape architect, 1930); and Mary Deputy Lamson (landscape architect, 1937-1951).
Summary:
The folders include worksheets; published images of the garden; detailed garden designs (including planting plans and plant names) from the 1930s to the 1950s; and other information.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ065000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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