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Untitled Garden, 1999

Creator:
Garden Club of New Haven
Former owners:
James, Arthur Curtiss, M/M
Landscape architects:
Olmsted Brothers
Provenance:
Garden Club of New Haven
Physical description:
1 folder+ 4 35mm slides (photographs)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Rhode Island, New Port County, Newport
Rhode Island
Newport
Beacon Hill (Newport, Rhode Island)
Untitled Garden (Newport, Rhode Island)
Date:
1999
Notes:
One of four parcels of land that previously made up the Beacon Hill estate. Features from the original property include the wall fountain, the semi-circular pergola, and the area of the original rose garden including a terrace and oval pool. The garden is the north section of the rose garden of the original Beacon Hill estate of Arthur Curtiss James.
See also Beacon Hill (RI035000).
Persons associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Curtiss James (former owners, 1910-1941); James Foundation of New York (former owner, 1942-1951); Roman Catholic Diocese of Rhode Island (former owner, 1951-1973); Brainerd Snelling Trustees, James Trust (former owner, 1973-1978); Castle Hill Construction (former owner?, 1978-1981); Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects (landscape architects, 1921-).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets and other information.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
RI159000
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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