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Unidentified Garden (possibly in Greenwich)

Collection Collector:
Marchand, Richard  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Postcards
Place:
Unidentified Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
General:
Postcard circa 1901-1945.
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 -- Greenwich  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Follies (Architecture)  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Parterres  Search this
Garden walks  Search this
Flower beds  Search this
Bedding plants  Search this
Ornamental shrubs  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Boxwood  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File CT235
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mar-ref1321

Greenwich -- Milbank

Former owner:
Milbank, Jeremiah, 1887-1972  Search this
Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Milbank (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Scope and Contents note:
The folder includes catalog sheets and copy of article.
General note:
Milbank, a three hundred acre estate overlooking central Greenwich and the Sound, was the home of Jeremiah Milbank, founder of Bordens Condensed Milk Company. He engaged the New York architectural firm of Hugo Lamb and Charles Alonzo Rich to design the house. The heavily rusticated stone building was Romanesque-inspired with its suggestion of rounded towers. A broad roofed piazza swept across the front of the house and shaded the main entrance. The gateway, constructed for the Milbank estate, along with the low bluestone wall, which was part of the former Tweed estate, is all that remains today. Some evidence of the 1920's landscaping may be found in the towering trees--beech, elm, and sycamore--that have survived real estate development.
Persons associated with the property and garden include: William Marcy Tweed (former owner); Jeremiah Milbank (former owner); and Hugo Lamb and Charles Alonzo Rich (architects).
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Urban parks  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, File CT061
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7477

[Milbank]: Kalmia latifolia.

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (glass lantern, black-and-white, 3 x 5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Connecticut -- Greenwich
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Milbank (Greenwich, Connecticut)
Date:
[1930?]
General note:
See CT061002 for color version.
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Mountain laurel  Search this
Evergreens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item CT061001
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut / CT061: Greenwich -- Milbank
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7484

[Milbank]: Kalmia latifolia.

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (glass lantern, col., 3 x 5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Milbank (Greenwich, Connecticut)
Connecticut -- Greenwich
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Date:
[1930?]
General note:
See CT061001 for black and white version.
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Evergreens  Search this
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Mountain laurel  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item CT061002
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut / CT061: Greenwich -- Milbank
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7487

[Milbank]

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (glass lantern, col., 3 x 5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Milbank (Greenwich, Connecticut)
Connecticut -- Greenwich
Date:
[1930?]
General note:
Kalmia latifolia
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Mountain laurel  Search this
Evergreens  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item CT061003
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut / CT061: Greenwich -- Milbank
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7490

[Milbank]

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (glass lantern, col., 3 x 5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Connecticut -- Greenwich
Milbank (Greenwich, Connecticut)
Date:
[1930?]
General note:
Kalmia latifolia
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Benches  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Rustic work  Search this
Gazebos  Search this
Evergreens  Search this
Mountain laurel  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item CT061004
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut / CT061: Greenwich -- Milbank
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7493

[Milbank]

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (glass lantern, col., 3 x 5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Milbank (Greenwich, Connecticut)
Connecticut -- Greenwich
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Date:
[1930?]
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Fences  Search this
Roses  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item CT061005
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J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut / CT061: Greenwich -- Milbank
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7496

[Bryant Garden]

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print ((mounted on cardboard), black and white, mount 8.5 x 10.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Bryant Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Connecticut -- Greenwich
Date:
1941 Jul.
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Annuals (Plants)  Search this
Alyssum  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item CT071001
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut / CT071: Greenwich -- Bryant Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7499

[Bryant Garden]

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print ((mounted on cardboard), black and white, mount 8.5 x 10.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Bryant Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
Connecticut -- Greenwich
Date:
1941 Jul.
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Walkways, gravel  Search this
Flower beds  Search this
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item CT071002
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut / CT071: Greenwich -- Bryant Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7501

[Bryant Garden]

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print ((mounted on cardboard), black and white, mount 8.5 x 10.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Bryant Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
Connecticut -- Greenwich
Date:
1941 Jul.
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Alyssum  Search this
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Hydrangeas  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item CT071003
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut / CT071: Greenwich -- Bryant Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7503
Online Media:

Unidentified Garden in Greenwich, Connecticut: white wisteria.

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print ((mounted on cardboard), black and white, mount 8.5 x 10.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Unidentified Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
Date:
1910 May.
Scope and Contents note:
Folder includes a catalogue sheet.
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Wisteria  Search this
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Trees  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item CT072001
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J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut / CT072: Greenwich -- Unidentified Garden in Greenwich, Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref7506

[Grahampton]

Photographer:
Hewitt, Mattie Edwards, 1869-1956  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lewis & Valentine Company  Search this
Collection Donor:
Lewis, Hewlett Withington  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Connecticut -- Greenwich
Grahampton (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Date:
[1930?]
General:
There are two duplicates of this black and white print in file.
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:
Walls, brick  Search this
Box  Search this
Cedar  Search this
Elm  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Garden houses  Search this
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Lewis & Valentine Company Records.
Identifier:
AAG.LVC, Item CT095001
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Lewis & Valentine company records
Lewis & Valentine company records / Garden Images / United States of America / Connecticut / CT095: Greenwich -- Grahampton
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-lvc-ref656
Online Media:

Greenwich -- Gantz Garden

Landscape architect:
Ireys, Alice Recknagel, 1911-2000  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
15 Contact prints (black and white contact prints, 120 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Contact prints
Place:
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield -- Greenwich
Gantz Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
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 -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File CT357
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Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref45

Greenwich -- Hodgens Garden

Creator:
Hodgens, Thomas Milton  Search this
Hodgens, Thomas Milton, Mrs.  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Landscape architect:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Collection Donor:
Tibbetts, Eleanor Sears  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Hodgens Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Scope and Contents:
The file includes 2 glass plate negatives, 1 photograph album, and a folder with a worksheet and other information.
General:
Work on this Greenwich estate was begun while Thomas W. Sears was practicing in Providence, Rhode Island. [...]
Persons and firms associated with the garden include Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Milton Hodgens (former owners, circa 1910-1920); Thomas W. Sears (landscape architect, circa 1910-1913); and Sears & Wendell (landscape architects, circa 1913-1915).
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:
For information or study purposes only. 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 -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, File CT080
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref4073

[Hodgens Garden]: perspective drawing of formal garden areas near the house, with the tennis court on the right.

Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Collection Donor:
Tibbetts, Eleanor Sears  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Hodgens Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Date:
[between 1910 and 1915]
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:
For information or study purposes only. 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:
Formal gardens  Search this
Houses  Search this
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Tennis courts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item CT080001
See more items in:
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Connecticut / CT080: Greenwich -- Hodgens Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref4286

[Hodgens Garden]: photograph of plan titled "Arrangement of Grounds Around House."

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Collection Donor:
Tibbetts, Eleanor Sears  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Hodgens Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Date:
[between 1910 and 1915]
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:
For information or study purposes only. 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:
Plan views  Search this
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item CT080002
See more items in:
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Connecticut / CT080: Greenwich -- Hodgens Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref4287

Greenwich -- Treescapes

Landscape architect:
Fowler, Robert Ludlow, Jr.  Search this
Palmer, Mary Jo Bridge  Search this
Benedek, Armand, 1931-2004  Search this
Stamates, B. B.  Search this
Patterson, Mary  Search this
West, Adam  Search this
Architect:
Delano & Aldrich  Search this
Provenance:
Hortulus Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Treescapes (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, garden and site plans (including plant lists), detailed information about the content of the slides, historical information about the house and site, and other information.
General:
This 20-acre site, including 10 acres of woodlands, was originally developed in the 1920s and is focused around its 1926 Cotswold/Tudor design house. Reflecting the desire of its original owner for quiet and privacy, the original landscape architect, Robert Ludlow Fowler, Jr., covered the house with ivy and planted apple trees, dogwoods, and linden, while allowing the landscape to be dominated by white pine, Norway spruce, cedar, hemlock, juniper and yew. A subsequent owner added a greenhouse and cottage while tearing down and/or moving several other buildings. Beginning in 1975 the current owners have transformed the gardens, replacing dying American dogwoods with a mix of new trees: weeping beech, katsuras, weeping cherry, and birches, among others. Other flowering trees and shrubs have brought color with every changing season. At least eight new gardens have been created. For example, the old Secret Garden with its well, which was an abandoned rose garden, became an azalea garden with an abundant variety of plant material. A new vegetable garden, a hosta garden, a wildflower garden, a boxwood garden, an informal New England-style garden, and a white garden are some of the special spaces that have been created. The addition of all these gardens has brought new splendor to the house while maintaining the feeling of serenity and elegance that is the site's heritage.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include Delano & Aldrich (architects, 1925-26); Robert Ludlow Fowler, Jr. (landscape architect, 1926-30); Mary Jo Bridge Palmer (landscape architect, 1980); Armand Benedek (landscape architect, 1982); B. B. Stamates (landscape architect, 1988); Mary Patterson (landscape architect, 1989); Adam West (landscape architect, 1995-2000); William H. and Elizabeth Finnegan Fain (former owners, 1922-1940); and Elizabeth C. McBride (former owner, 1940-1975).
Related Materials:
Treescapes related holdings consist of 1 folder (21 35 mm. slides (photographs))
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 -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT023
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref21478

Greenwich -- Grahampton

Landscape architect:
Shipman, Ellen  Search this
Greenleaf, James L., 1857-1933  Search this
Engineer:
Greenleaf, James L., 1857-1933  Search this
Architect:
Johnson and Abbott  Search this
Janssen, Benno, 1874-1964  Search this
Contractor/builder:
Nye, William H.  Search this
Former owner:
Croft, Henry William, 1865-1947  Search this
Croft, Augusta  Search this
Nurseryman:
Lewis & Valentine  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Connecticut -- Greenwich
Grahampton (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Scope and Contents:
Grahampton related holdings consist of 2 folders, 6 photoprints and 32 digital images (1920-2017). The folders includes worksheets and copies of articles.
General:
Grahampton was purchased in 1916 and finished in 1917, the brick estate served as the retirement home of Pittsburgh's Henry William (Harry) Croft and his wife, Augusta Graham Croft, for whom Grahampton is named. The Crofts purchased five farms to create the property. The main house was completed in 1917 and sat on 287 acres of land. James L. Greenleaf designed the original garden, adjacent to the main house. The garden was originally the work of James Greenleaf, who worked closely with Mrs. Croft. Pastures, orchards, and marshy grounds were transformed into tended walks, stonework, and flowers. Greenleaf and Mrs. Croft created pools; boxwood-lined paths; flower beds of delphiniums, foxgloves, and irises; and steps leading up to a statue of Diana with her leaping dog. The Crofts later brought in Ellen Biddle Shipman to design another garden for the estate. Augusta Croft was a member of the Greenwich Garden Club. Her gardens were on tour at The Garden Club of America 1927 Annual Meeting in Rye, N.Y., and are described in the GCA Archives. Grahampton has since lost many of its designed spaces following its subdivisions over the years. The original house currently sits on a little more than five acres of land and the gardens surrounding it are primarily foundation plantings of Buxus, trees, flowering shrubs, and groundcovers. The 1920s oval driveway has been replaced with this rectangular portion of the driveway, lined with Amelanchier Canadensis is used as a parking area for guests. Pink rhododendron and Cornus kousa are visible just off the drive. There is a redesigned gate and set of stairs that leads to the lower backyard. The backyard features a large, rectangular pool near the back entrance to the house and a lawn that ends with a hedge of arborvitae to screen from the neighbor's property. Predominant plants on the property are Pachysandra, Rhododendron, Azalea, Peony, Boxwood, Cornus, Hemlock, Cedar, Pine and Japanese maple.
Persons and firms associated with the garden and property include: Henry and Augusta Croft (former owners); Johnson and Abbot (architect, 1916); William H. Nye (contractor, 1916); James L. Greenleaf (Landscape architect, 1916-); Ellen Biddle Shipman (Landscape architects, 1917-)
Related Materials:
Other documentation is located at Ellen McGowan Biddle Shipman papers, #1259. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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 -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT095
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Greenwich -- Untitled Garden in Greenwich, Connecticut

Provenance:
Garden Club of Darien  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Untitled Garden (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets.
General:
This stone manor house has brick walls and stone terracing with a collection of potted ornamental trees and topiaries--freestanding and alongside the wall--statuary, and garden furniture. The grounds include an expansive lawn with many specimen trees, formal flower beds, a rose garden, and a green house containing annuals. A rock garden with clipped and dwarf conifers is a main feature of this property.
Related Materials:
Untitled Garden in Greenwich, Connecticut related holdings consist of 1 folder (44 35 mm. slides)
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 -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT106
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Greenwich -- Khakum Wood

Landscape architect:
Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr., 1870-1957  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Former owner:
Stokes, Issac Newton Phelps, 1867-1944  Search this
Creator:
Suydam, James, Captain  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Khakum Wood (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and copy of article.
General:
The first section of their Tudor-style house was finished in 1908. From an advertisement selling the materials of a half-timbered Tudor manor house, called High-Low in English Country Life magazine, Stokes decided to buy it and add it onto his house. The Tudor manor house was built in 1597 near Suffolk, England. The building was finished in 1912. The land surrounding the house was developed into a typical English garden. Landscape features a walled garden, "pleasuance" pleached linden allee. The Stokes' named their property Khakum Wood after a spring. The house itself continued to be known as the High-Low House. In 1925, Stokes began to sell plots of his land according to a plan with Olmsted for a highly restricted residential estate. After Phelps Stokes death in 1944, his estate was bought for the property, and was torn down to make way for a modern structure.
Views taken during reconstruction. National Park Service, Frederick Law Olmsted Historical, National Historical Site.
Persons and firms associated with the garden and property include: Frederick Law, Jr. (landscape architect); and Issac Newton Phelps Stokes (former owner).
Related Materials:
Khakum Wood related holdings consist of 1 folder (6 35 mm. slides)
Records related to this site can be found at the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Olmsted Job Number 02924, I. N. Phelps Stokes.
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 -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT108
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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