1 folder+ 3 glass lantern slides and 15 35 mm. slides
Mixed archival materials
United States of America, Pennsylvania, Haverford
Allgates (Haverford, Pennsylvania)
The estate began with an original purchase of twenty-five acres in 1910. The Lloyd's increased the size to seventy-five. Boxwood hedges surrounded the terrace edges. In 1929, there was a green garden; the perennial garden; a blue garden; rose garden; rock garden; and an iris garden. The design of the iris garden was a large bowl made by a succession of circular terraces. A housing development was later built on the property which destroyed the gardens.
Persons and organizations associated with the garden include: Mrs. Mary Helen Wingate Lloyd (former owner, 1987); Wilson Eyre (architect, 1910); Horace W. Sellers (architect); Mr. and Mrs. Horatio Gates Lloyd (planting design); Alfred Geiffert, Jr. (landscape architect for quarry garden)
The folder includes work sheets, copies of articles, and Bulletin of the Garden Club of America, 1936.
Garden featured in Bulletin of the Garden Club of America: In Memory of Mary Helen Wingate Lloyd February 1936 (New York)
Garden featured in Louise Bush-Brown and James Bush-Brown, Portraits of Philadelphia Gardens (Philadelphia: Dorrance and Company, 1929), pp. 133-141
Garden featured in Amerrican Country Houses of Today (New York: The Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1913), pp. 181-183
Garden featured in James Boyd, A History of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, 1827-1927 (Philadelphia: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, 1929), pp. 457-458