1 folder+ 18 safety film negatives; 3 photographic prints
Mixed archival materials
United States of America, New Jersey, Monmouth County, Middletown
Hurd Garden (Middletown, New Jersey)
This garden complementing a contemporary house overlooking the Navesink River featured a spring garden, swimming pool, grass patio, brick terrace, and espaliers. It was designed by Nelva M. Weber, landscaped by Turner Brothers of Long Branch, New Jersey, and was owned by the Hurd family from the mid 1950s to the mid 1990s. It was highlighted by an unusual and effective use of color.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include: Richard M. Hurd, Jr., and Helen Ward Hurd (former owners, ca. 1954-1995); Nelva M. Weber (landscape architect); and Turner Brothers (nurserymen).
The folder includes worksheets and other information.