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Helma's Garden drawing, ca. 1932

Architect:
Tanner, Edward W.
Landscape architects:
Hare & Hare
Physical description:
1 folder+ 1 35 mm. slides
1 slide: col. ; 35 mm
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Kansas, Johnson County, Shawnee Mission
Kansas
Shawnee Mission
Helms's Garden (Shawnee Mission, Kansas)
Date:
1932
ca 1932
Notes:
A formal suburban garden, it consists of low maintenance plants such as bulbs, lilacs, spirea, evergreen foundation plantings and potted geraniums.
Persons associated with the garden include: Hare and Hare (landscape architects, 1932); Edward Tanner (architect, 1932); Earl Althare (interior designer, 1932); Bruce Dodson, Jr. (former owner, 1932-1939); Joseph S. Atha (former owner, 1939-1980) and Douglas Rose (former owner, 1980-1986).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet and copies of newspaper article (1932), photographs, and Bruce Dodson biography.
Topic:
Gardens
Formal gardens
Local number:
KS020001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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