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[Glass House]: a gravel path leads to the house.

Architect:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 safety film negative (black-and-white, 2 x 2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Fairfield County -- New Canaan
Date:
1971 Feb.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- New Canaan  Search this
Houses  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Trees  Search this
Walkways, gravel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Safety film negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item CT145004
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1047

[Glass House]: lawn furniture provides seating outside of the Glass House.

Architect:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 safety film negative (black-and-white, 2 x 2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Fairfield County -- New Canaan
Date:
1971, Feb.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- New Canaan  Search this
Houses  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Trees  Search this
Lawn chairs  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Safety film negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item CT145005
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1048

[Glass House]

Architect:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Sculptor:
Morris, Robert Lee, 1947-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (photograph) (col., 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- New Canaan
Date:
1986 Sept.
General:
Created by architect Philip Johnson, Glass House was completed in 1949. The iconic glass and steel structure has no interior walls and provides uniterupted views of the surrounding landscape from all four sides of the structure. The Philip Johnson Glass House, once the architect's personal residence, is now a National Trust Historic Site.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- New Canaan  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Houses  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CT145001
See more items in:
Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref22483

[Glass House]

Architect:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Sculptor:
Morris, Robert Lee, 1947-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (photograph) (col., 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- New Canaan
Date:
1986 Sept.
General:
The glass house is non-traditional within a setting of trees that provide protection and a view from every room.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- New Canaan  Search this
Arcades (Architecture)  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Woodlands  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CT145002
See more items in:
Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref22484

[Glass House]

Architect:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Sculptor:
Morris, Robert Lee, 1947-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (photograph) (col., 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- New Canaan
Date:
1986 Sept.
General:
The glass house is non-traditional within a setting of trees that provide protection and a view from every room.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- New Canaan  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CT145003
See more items in:
Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref22485

[Glass House]: interior view featuring 'Burial of Phocion' by Nicolas Poussin and Mies van der Rohe furniture.

Architect:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Creator:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969  Search this
Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 safety film negative (black-and-white, 2 x 2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Fairfield County -- New Canaan
Date:
1971, Feb.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- New Canaan  Search this
Houses  Search this
Interior views  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Safety film negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item CT145007
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1049

New Canaan -- Glass House

Architect:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Former owner:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Whitney, David, 1939-2005  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield -- New Canaan
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, photocopies of articles and other information.
General:
An iconic structure of glass and steel created by architect Philip Johnson, Glass House was completed in 1949. The house has no interior walls and provides uninterupted views of the landscape from all four sides of the structure. The original property as it was purchased in 1946 spanned five acres. Glass House and its companion structure, Brick House, were the inaugural architectural projects to be built on the property. Over the next fifty years Philip Johnson and David Whitney acquired additional land expanding the holding to 47 acres, and fourteen architectural structures. The Philip Johnson Glass House, once the architect's personal residence, is now a National Trust Historic Site.
Persons associated with the property include: Philip Johnson (former owner, architect, 1949-2005); David Whitney (former owner, -2005).
Related Materials:
Glass House related holdings consist of 2 folders (3 35mm slides; 6 safety film negatives; 1 photographic print)
For more information about the Glass House, please consult the National Trust for Historic Preservation and The Philip Johnson Glass House, 199 Elm Street, New Canaan, Ct 06840, website: http://philipjohnsonglasshouse.org email: glasshouse@nthp.org
See others in:
Maida Babson Adams American Garden collection, circa 1960-1994.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- New Canaan  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT145
See more items in:
Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref21679

New Canaan -- Glass House

Architect:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Former owner:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Whitney, David, 1939-2005  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Fairfield County -- New Canaan
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, photocopies of articles and other information.
General:
An iconic structure of glass and steel created by architect Philip Johnson, Glass House was completed in 1949. The house has no interior walls and provides uninterupted views of the landscape from all four sides of the structure. The original property as it was purchased in 1946 spanned five acres. Glass House and its companion structure, Brick House, were the inaugural architectural projects to be built on the property. Over the next fifty years Philip Johnson and David Whitney acquired additional land expanding the holding to 47 acres, and fourteen architectural structures. The Philip Johnson Glass House, once the architect's personal residence, is now a National Trust Historic Site.
Persons associated with the property include: Philip Johnson (former owner, architect, 1949-2005); David Whitney (former owner, -2005).
Related Materials:
Glass House related holdings consist of 2 folders (3 35mm slides; 6 safety film negatives; 1 photographic print)
For more information about the Glass House, please consult the National Trust for Historic Preservation and The Philip Johnson Glass House, 199 Elm Street, New Canaan, Ct 06840, website: http://philipjohnsonglasshouse.org email: glasshouse@nthp.org
See others in:
Garden Club of America collection, ca. 1920-[ongoing].
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- New Canaan  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File CT145
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1046

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