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Todd Garden, 1914-1949?

Former owner:
Todd, John R.
Todd, John R. Mrs.
Temple Sinai
Architect:
White, Benjamin V
Provenance:
Summit Garden Club
Physical description:
3 folders+ 10 lantern slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Union, Summit
New Jersey
Summit
Todd Garden (Summit, New Jersey)
Date:
1914
1914-1949
Notes:
Owned by Mr. and Mrs. John R. Todd, the house was designed by Benjamin V. White. Mrs. Todd was also a founding member of the Summit Garden Club in 1916. The house was later converted to Temple Sinai with a large auditorium addition in the rear. Noted for its boxwood, the garden no longer exists. Mr. Todd was an engineer for Rockefeller Center. Governor Christine Todd Whitman is a granddaughter.
Persons associated with the garden include Mr. and Mrs. John R. Todd (former owners, 1929-1972); Benjamin V. White (architect).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets, maps and other information.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ048000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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