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Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Unidentified Garden (Mendham, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Morris County -- Mendham
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and other information.
General:
Little is known about this garden other than that it was apparently located on Corey Lane in Mendham. The number 1759, visible on image NJ413001, may indicate the date of the house's initial construction. Molly Adams lived nearby on Kennaday Road [Adams spelled it Kenneday on her personal letterhead], so this is probably a neighbor's property. Daylilies, hollyhocks (Alcea), and other traditional plantings predominated, while an arbor provided a comfortable transition from the street to the house. The photographs were probably taken between 1960 and 1980.
Related Materials:
Unidentified Garden in Mendham, New Jersey on Corey Lane related holdings consist of 1 folder (4 safety film negatives)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Mendham  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File NJ413
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection. / Series 1: Garden Images / New Jersey
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb66d4774bc-4db9-4d51-8ad5-68f559b50e7c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref919