United States of America, Kansas, Johnson County, Shawnee Mission
Helms's Garden (Shawnee Mission, Kansas)
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).
The folder includes a worksheet and copies of newspaper article (1932), photographs, and Bruce Dodson biography.