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Peapack -- Vernon Manor II

Former owner:
Gambrill, Edith Blair  Search this
Landscape architect:
Weber, Nelva M.  Search this
Architect:
Halsey, William  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Vernon Manor II (Peapack, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Somerset County -- Peapack
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, designs and planting plans from 1971-1973 and 1975, correspondence, and photocopies of an article about the property.
General:
Vernon Manor II was built around 1970 by Edith Blair Gambrill, whose former home, Vernon Manor I (she retained the name for her new home) is also included in the Archives of American Gardens (see NJ107). The gardens were designed by Nelva M. Weber and featured a marble fountain (brought from Vernon Manor I) in the midst of formal gardens and terraces, as well as plantings to provide cover and food for birds (reflecting a primary interest of the property owner).
The 1989 closing date reflects the date of duplication of some of the slides; original images were created between 1971 and 1979.
Related Materials:
Vernon Manor II related holdings consist of 2 folders (25 35 mm. slides; 35 negatives; 17 photoprints)
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 -- New Jersey -- Peapack  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File NJ227
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
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1115

[Vernon Manor II]: bird bath and ornamental iron gate at right front of house.

Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 slides (photographs) (col, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Vernon Manor II (Peapack, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Somerset County -- Peapack
Date:
1975 Aug.
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:
Houses  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Garden lighting  Search this
Walkways, flagstone  Search this
Gates -- Iron  Search this
Walls, brick  Search this
Birdbaths  Search this
Pachysandra  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item NJ227003
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ227: Peapack -- Vernon Manor II
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1116

[Vernon Manor II]: fountain, surrounding garden and retaining wall.

Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 slides (photographs) (col, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Vernon Manor II (Peapack, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Somerset County -- Peapack
Date:
1973 Jun.
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:
Shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Walls, brick  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Chickens  Search this
Oak  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Lilies  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Retaining walls  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item NJ227007
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ227: Peapack -- Vernon Manor II
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1117

[Vernon Manor II]: hillside planting, looking toward terrace.

Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 slides (photographs) (col, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Vernon Manor II (Peapack, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Somerset County -- Peapack
Date:
1973 Jun.
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:
Shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Walls, brick  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Rhododendrons  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Houses  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Hillside planting  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item NJ227008
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ227: Peapack -- Vernon Manor II
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1118

[Vernon Manor II]: terrace looking toward fountain and hillside planting.

Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 slides (photographs) (col, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Vernon Manor II (Peapack, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Somerset County -- Peapack
Date:
1976 May.
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:
Shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Chairs -- Iron  Search this
Tables, iron  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Houses  Search this
Awnings  Search this
Walls, brick  Search this
Doorways  Search this
Retaining walls  Search this
Espaliers  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item NJ227009
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ227: Peapack -- Vernon Manor II
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1119

[Vernon Manor II]: looking from fountain area toward northern New Jersey hills.

Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 slides (photographs) (col, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Vernon Manor II (Peapack, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Somerset County -- Peapack
Date:
1975 Aug.
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:
Shrubs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Hills  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item NJ227010
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ227: Peapack -- Vernon Manor II
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1120

Peapack -- Vernon Manor II

Former owner:
Gambrill, Edith Blair  Search this
Landscape architect:
Weber, Nelva M.  Search this
Architect:
Halsey, William  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Vernon Manor II (Peapack, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Somerset County -- Peapack
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, designs and planting plans from 1971-1973 and 1975, correspondence, and photocopies of an article about the property.
General:
Vernon Manor II was built around 1970 by Edith Blair Gambrill, whose former home, Vernon Manor I (she retained the name for her new home) is also included in the Archives of American Gardens (see NJ107). The gardens were designed by Nelva M. Weber and featured a marble fountain (brought from Vernon Manor I) in the midst of formal gardens and terraces, as well as plantings to provide cover and food for birds (reflecting a primary interest of the property owner).
The 1989 closing date reflects the date of duplication of some of the slides; original images were created between 1971 and 1979.
Related Materials:
Vernon Manor II related holdings consist of 2 folders (25 35 mm. slides; 35 negatives; 17 photoprints)
See others in:
Maida Babson Adams American Garden Collection, ca. 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 -- New Jersey -- Peapack  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NJ227
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20172

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