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Glass Lantern Slide and Lecture Scripts

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
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The Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb653f5a4fa-71fe-4259-ab23-a33248a801d5
EDAN-URL:
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Seattle -- Kewn

Former owner:
Duffy, Gilbert L. Mrs  Search this
Landscape architect:
Ester, Oliver  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Kewn (Seattle, Washington)
United States of America -- Washington -- King County -- Seattle
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes work sheets, site map and copies of articles.
General:
The name "Kewn" means "Peaceful Place in the Forest." The garden was created after Mrs. Duffy had visited Kew gardens in England. Mr. Cole, from England, was hired to create a revised Kew garden for her on Puget Sound.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mrs. Gilbert Le Baron Duffy (former owner); Fred Cole (landscape architect); Edwin Fabbe (landscape architect); and Oliver Ester (landscape architect).
Related Materials:
Kewn related holdings consist of 1 folder (20 35 mm. slides and 3 glass lantern 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 -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File WA002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6820838bf-9654-413e-841f-6b6205afbe06
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11415

Seattle -- Greer Garden

Former owner:
Greer, Robert Popin  Search this
Greer, Robert, Robert Popin, Mrs.  Search this
Landscape gardener:
Holmdahl, Otto  Search this
Ester, Oliver  Search this
Kenyon, John  Search this
Gardener:
Ohata, Ossie  Search this
Aselton, Don  Search this
Provenance:
Seattle Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Greer Garden (Seattle, Washington)
United States of America -- Washington -- King County -- Seattle
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, site plans, plant lists, and a photocopy of an article about the garden.
General:
This garden is composed of two parts: an upper garden and a lower garden. The lower garden is a Japanese garden enclosed by a high brick wall. A small stream framed with plants winds through the lawn in view of the house. It originates from a natural spring on the upper level, forming a waterfall as it fills the pool below. The pool is surrounded by a rockery planted with azaleas, dwarf Japanese maples, and pine trees. A Colorado spruce cascades over the waterfall. In the spring the upper level is a mass of blooming daffodils and narcissus bulbs. These give way later to flowering rhododendrons, azaleas, etc., which are planted in beds surrounding the lawn. On either side of the upper lawn are native trees and shrubs, such as elms and huckleberry. A pink dogwood and Prunus dominate this part of the garden in the fall.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Popin Greer (former owners, 1913-1954); Otto Holmdahl (landscape gardener, 1930); Oliver Ester (landscape gardener, 1950-1960); John Kenyon (landscape gardener, 1950-1960); Ossie Ohata (gardener, 1960-1990); and Don Asalton (gardener, 1993 to date).
Related Materials:
Greer Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (11 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 -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File WA029
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65cab7909-5ca4-467b-92e5-b610dc758531
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11421

Sequim -- Hofius Garden, Sequim, Washington

Architect:
Hofius, Douglas  Search this
Aujla, Robert  Search this
Nurseryman:
Strong, Oliver  Search this
Landscape architect:
van Sweden, James  Search this
Oehme, Wolfgang  Search this
Oehme, van Sweden & Associates, Inc.  Search this
Provenance:
Seattle Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Hofius Garden (Sequim, Washington)
United States of America -- Washington -- Clallam County -- Sequim
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet and simple plot plans. The garden is noted for its success in growing perennials and grasses in a challenging environmental setting, as well as for the overall beauty of its site.
General:
This 15-acre site commands a 360-degree view, from the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the Olympic Mountains. This beautiful setting, however, is coupled with real gardening challenges. It is exposed to salt air and high winds, and was virtually devoid of trees when the garden was established in 1993. The water table is very high in winter, but drops in summer to near aridity. With these conditions and an annual rainfall of approximately 15 inches, the lushness of the garden has been a source of amazement to its owners. The garden boasts several long perennial borders, a fine collection of willows, a sizable collection of ornamental grasses, and is home to hundreds of birds, to the delight of the owners.
Persons associated with the property include: Douglas Hofius (architect); Robert Aujla (architect); Oehme, van Sweden & Associates, Inc. (landscape architects); and Oliver Strong (nurseryman).
Related Materials:
Hofius Garden, Sequim, Washington related holdings consist of 1 folder (20 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 -- Washington (State) -- Sequim  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File WA025
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d92b6206-3fa5-4a86-9595-797e5366f818
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11424

Highland Park -- Weber Garden

Landscape design company:
Caldwell Design Company  Search this
Provenance:
Founders Garden Club of Dallas  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Weber Garden (Highland Park, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Dallas -- Highland Park
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and plans.
General:
The half-acre property established in 2010 features clipped trees and shrubs, boxwood parterres at the foundation of the house, a custom-designed swimming pool fed by a seven-foot tall wall fountain, and two antique wrought iron chairs in a courtyard. Large urns in front of the house are filled with seasonal flowers and more seasonal flowers are grown next to the parterres on either side of the bluestone walk. Along the west side of the house there is a bed of azaleas and two Labrador topiaries while on the east side there is a rose garden filled with antique roses transplanted from another vanished garden. An eight-foot tall terra cotta statue of a Chinese warrior oversees the back garden where a courtyard of bluestones pavers is surrounded by hydrangeas, two dogwoods and two maple trees. Other trees include magnolias and 25 foot white crape myrtles for privacy at the back of the garden and a fragrant sweet olive tree next to a covered terrace. Butterfly weed was planted to attract migrating monarch butterflies.
Persons associated with the garden include Caldwell Design Company, LLC (landscape design company, 2013); Lambert Landscape Company (garden maintenance, 2010- ); Distinctive Pools, Inc. (swimming pool and wall fountain design, 2010).
Related Materials:
Weber Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (11 35mm 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 -- Texas -- Highland Park  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX123
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb69832bef0-5400-43a9-baef-5c7c2a66c3ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13496
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West Lake Hills -- David-Peese Garden

Photographer:
Druse, Kenneth  Search this
Designer:
David, James deGrey  Search this
Peese, Gary  Search this
Architect:
Coote, James Robert  Search this
Lamb, Paul  Search this
Lawrence, Mell  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
David-Peese Garden, (West Lake Hills, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Travis -- West Lake Hills
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, a planting list, lecture notes, and articles featuring the property of James David.
General:
This two-acre garden in West Lake Hills, a suburb of Austin, Texas is based on classical and Texas garden traditions and designed by a professional landscape architect and horticulturist. The garden has evolved and expanded since its inception in 1978. The garden mixes formal and informal, modern and traditional elements through a series of garden rooms. Strong directional paths and architectural elements unify an otherwise eclectic style.
Features include a swimming pool, greenhouse, dovecote, gravel terrace, pond with limestone terrace bisected by a runnel leading to it, dining terrace, lawn, French-inspired garden and a vegetable garden. Plantings include agaves, bambusa, clematis, ilex, and pollarded sycamores.
Persons associated with the garden include: Robert James Coote (architect, 1979); Paul Lamb (architect, 1988); Mell Lawrence (architect, 2003 and 2007); James deGrey David (owner, landscape architect, 1978- ); Gary R. Peese (owner, 1978 - ).
Related Materials:
David-Peese Garden related holdings consist of 2 folders (48 slides; 325 transparencies; 36 digital images)
See others in:
Ken Druse garden photography collection 1978-2005.
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 -- Texas -- West Lake Hills  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX115
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb612a14276-14d6-46ff-9468-4911de6f19bc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13523

Fredericksburg -- Chatham

Former owner:
Jones, Churchill  Search this
Bailey, Fleming G.  Search this
Bailey, Elizabeth H.  Search this
Mays, Albert O.  Search this
Pratt, John Lee  Search this
Sullivan, Mark  Search this
Devore, Daniel Bradford  Search this
Landscape architect:
Shipman, Ellen  Search this
Owners:
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Chatham (Fredericksburg, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- City of Fredericksburg -- Fredericksburg
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies from other publications.
General:
Chatham, a Federal style mansion with numerous outbuildings, was built by William and Anne Randolph Fitzhugh from 1768 to 1771. William Fitzhugh (1742-ca. 1790) was a prominent citizen of colonial Virginia, member of the House of Burgesses, the House of Delegates, and the Continental Congress. The house is set on a hill overlooking the Rappahannock River and the historic town of Fredericksburg. More than 1,200 acres surrounded the house and were farmed by slaves. The property was named for the Earl of Chatham and the house and gardens were English in style. The garden was laid out in terraces leading to the river with a broad Adams style (neoclassical) stairway leading from the house. The original ornamental gardens did not survive occupation by the Union army during the Civil War, but were restored to emulate the style of their original 18th century design in ca. 1924 by landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman when the property was owned by Colonel and Mrs. Daniel B. Devore. Garden features at this time included a terracotta statue of Diana, box edged parterres, extensive rose gardens, Virginia red cedars used as borders, and eight bird gardens with birdhouses and runs for pheasants or peacocks.
The gardens designed by Ellen Biddle Shipman ca. 1924 included extensive flower beds planted for successive display throughout the growing season, beginning with snowdrops and daffodils, and ending with chrysanthemums. There were box-edged beds of Darwin tulips, iris, phlox, delphinium, Madonna lilies, and many other species. There were clipped cedar hedges, an avenue of dogwood, espaliered fruit trees, and painted brick piers with Ionic capitals planted with roses.
Much of Shipman's garden was discontinued in the 1950s during the ownership of John Lee Pratt, although the rose garden and boxed parterres were maintained. Further restoration of the Colonial-era gardens has been carried out since the property was deeded to the National Park Service in 1975. The Garden Club of Virginia funded a fellowship to document the garden in 2006.
William Fitzhugh and descendants owned the property from 1768 to 1806. Major Churchill Jones and descendants owned Chatham from 1806 to 1872, although the family left during the Civil War ca. 1862-1865 while the house was used as headquarters and hospital by the Union army. Oliver Watson and family owned Chatham from 1872 to 1889. Chatham was owned by Albert O. Mays from 1889 to 1900. Fleming G. and Elizabeth H. Bailey were the owners from 1900 to 1909. The Howard and Smith families owned the property from 1909 to 1914. Chatham was purchased by Mark Sullivan in 1914 and sold to Colonel and Mrs. Daniel Bradford Devore in 1920, who then sold in 1931 to John Lee Pratt, who willed Chatham to the National Park Service in 1975. It is now included in the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park and is open to the public.
Persons associated with the garden include William Fitzhugh and descendants (former owners, 1768-1806), Major Churchill Jones and descendants (former owners, 1806-1872), Oliver Watson and family (former owners, 1872-1889), Albert O. Mays (former owner, 1889-1900), Fleming G. and Elizabeth H. Bailey (formers owners, 1900-1909), Howard and Smith families (former owners, 1909-1914), Mark Sullivan (former owner, 1914-1920), Colonel and Mrs. Daniel Bradford Devore (former owners, 1920-1931), John Lee Pratt (former owner, 1931-1975), National Park Service (owner, 1975-present) and Ellen Biddle Shipman (landscape architect, redesigned and replanted Chatham in ca. 1924).
Related Materials:
Chatham related holdings consist of 1 folder (6 glass lantern slides)
Additional photographs are also located in the Francis Benjamin Johnston Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.
Additional materials also located in the National Park Service Preliminary Historic Resource Study.
See others in:
Chatham, ca. 1930s.
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 -- Virginia -- Fredericksburg  Search this
Colonial Revival  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA037
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6ef779daa-c151-46d6-acfc-8cfff9dff66b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18823

Marshall -- Poke Garden

Landscape designer:
Westring, Dana S.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Poke Garden (Marshall, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Fauquier County -- Marshall
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a work sheet, a garden plan, plant list, articles, and a narrative description of the garden keyed to the individual slides.
General:
The garden is a series of rooms connected through ramps, steps, gates, bridges and paths. The tool shed is placed as the focus at the northern end of the main garden. It closes the blue garden and acts as the passage into the hydrangea gardens as well as the dividing structure between the entrance drive and the vegetable/fruit garden. At the southern end of the blue garden is a belvedere with views over the protected agricultural land that adjoins this garden. Below a stone retaining wall is the bocce lawn with a large bench sitting front of a six foot tall stone wall that acts as a privacy barrier from the country road behind it. At the eastern end of the bocce lawn is a covered gate that takes you up a flight of steps to the diving terrace of the swimming pool. Below the swimming pool wall is the pink garden with herbaceous plantings and "shrubby" structure with four antique apples at the bottom just above the pergola bridge. South from the red garden, you will cross the lower bridge , which takes you through the woodland walk to the shade pond and below that to the sylvan seating of the amphitheatre and up the hill to the millennium garden with a stone obelisk set in a circle of turf, which looks down to a large pond site and above to a wildflower garden. On the north side of the parking court is a stone retaining wall planted with Jasmine nudifolium with mock olive behind it and a hedge of blue spruce. The main drive comes out of this parking court through the rhododendron gardens and back to the front gate.
Person(s) associated with the property include: Dana Scott Westring (landscape designer, 1988-present).
Related Materials:
Poke Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (17 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 -- Virginia -- Marshall  Search this
Gardening in the shade  Search this
Vegetable gardening  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA363
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6bf1aba2d-32a6-4e5c-90f3-a429990bd167
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18844

Charles City County -- Upper Weyanoke

Provenance:
Tuckahoe Garden Club of Westhampton  Search this
Former owner:
Minge family  Search this
Orgain, Martha A.  Search this
Douthat, Fielding Louis  Search this
Douthat, Mary Willis Marshall  Search this
Garnett, Alexander Yelverton Peyton  Search this
Bahnsen, Henry Lawrence  Search this
Moon, Louise  Search this
Moon, John  Search this
Gray, Sarah Moon  Search this
Owner:
Gray, Lawrence Lewis  Search this
Gardener:
Edwards, Norman  Search this
Edwards, Wesley  Search this
Landscape architect:
Callaway, Chip  Search this
Landscape designer:
Wharton, Abbie  Search this
Thompson, Sue  Search this
Tosh, Terry  Search this
Arborist:
Girardi, Peter  Search this
Landscaping:
Carter, Ike  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
39 Digital images (color, JPEG file.)
1 Slides (photographs) (color, slide., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Slides (photographs)
Place:
United States of America -- Virginia -- Charles City County -- Charles City
Upper Weyanoke (Charles City, Virginia)
Scope and Contents:
2 folders, 39 digital images (2019), and 1 35mm slide (reproduction of a 1931 plan).
Varying Form:
Weyanoke
General:
That the 360-foot long garden path was cultivated in the mid-19th century when the two-story Greek Revival brick house was built is undisputed. Less certain is whether there was an earlier version of the garden in colonial times when Upper Weyanoke was settled as a James River plantation. Transport to this location during the colonial period would have been via the river and the owners would have provided a gracious entry. Moreover, there are trees along the garden path that predate 1850, even a live oak not usually grown in this climate. Axial lines and symmetry were features of colonial gardens, and the walk leads directly from the living quarters to the river. The 19th century Colonial Revival garden path may well have been on the site of the original 17th and garden path overlooking terraces. There was a 17th century brick garrison built on the property to defend against native attacks; the second existing house, a 1-1/2 story brick cottage with later additions cited in official documents, was originally built in the first quarter of the 19th century.

Since 2010 the current owners have devoted eight years to restoring and replanting the garden path, a linear grass walkway bordered on each side by southern and saucer magnolia, fig, boxwood, crape myrtle, camellia, vitex, spirea and huge sweet olive that have grown beyond their usual dimensions. After clearing dead vegetation and weeds from the borders they planted 1500 heirloom narcissus, dug a new well and installed a sprinkler system. In 2011 Hurricane Irene toppled 30 trees in this garden and stalled the restoration. With more sunshine reaching the borders previously hidden perennials started blooming again, including peonies, iris, red spider lilies and narcissus. Hundreds of bulbs, shrubs and trees were added to the garden path, especially native varieties favored by pollinators. Weather conditions include strong winds off the James River so non-symmetrical drifts of certain plants have been more successful than trying to sustain matching borders.

The 53-acre property has been inhabited nearly continuously since the 1600's and the word Weyanoke translates to Land of Sassafras in the native language. The sassafras growing at the river end of the garden path is more than 60 feet tall, now at cliff's end due to erosion. The plantation was commandeered by Union troops under Generals Grant and Sheridan during the Civil War; ornamental gardens including terraces would have been trampled. Also, author Mary Johnston used Upper Weyanoke as the setting for To Have and To Hold written in 1900. The property was listed in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

Persons associated with the garden include: the Minge family (former owners, mid-1700's-1840's); Martha A. Orgain (former owner, c. 1842-1854); Fielding Lewis Douthat and Mary Willis Marshall Douthat and family (former owners, 1854-1930's); Dr. and Mrs. Alexander Yelverton Peyton Garnett (former owners, 1930's-1942); Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lawrence Bahnsen (former owners, 1942-1974); Mrs. Louise Moon (former owner, 1974-1997); Mr. and Mrs. John Moon and Sarah Moon Gray (former owners, 1997-2010); Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lewis Gray (owners, 2010- ); Norman Edwards and Wesley Edwards (gardeners, 2010- ); Chip Callaway (landscape architect, 2010-2014); Abbie Wharton, Sue Thompson and Terry Tosh (landscape designers, 2011- ); Peter Girardi (arborist, 2010- ); Ike Carter (landscaping, 2010- ).
Additional images of Garden Path before and during restoration and after Hurricane Irene (2011); historic images from the Arthur A. and Sidney Shurcliff collections.
Related Materials:
See the Archives of American Gardens' Eleanor Weller Reade Collection and the Hollerith Family Slide Collection for additional images. Measured drawing (1931) by Arthur Shurcliff located at the Colonial Wiliamsburg Foundation Library.

Related materials found at the Francis Loeb Library, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia state.
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 -- Virginia -- Charles City  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA234
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb699d81bd1-6870-4854-a6f3-71a53e2c0a4e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref32528

Fox Point -- Deep Dene

Provenance:
Green Tree Garden Club  Search this
Landscape architect:
Stark, Judith Z.  Search this
Lipp, Franz, 1897-1996  Search this
Owner:
Bryson, Olive V. D.  Search this
Photographer:
Sandy, Dawson  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Deep Dene (Fox Point, Wisconsin)
United States of America -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee County -- Fox Point
Scope and Contents:
1 folder and 14 digital images. Images 001-014 were photographed by Sandy Dawson.
General:
Located on approximately five acres overlooking Lake Michigan, the owner of this garden had been gardening on the property since she was five years old. The original design included formal gardens, beds of iris and phlox, wildflowers in the surrounding ravines, and a large vegetable garden. Landscape architect Franz Lipp designed a circle of yews, two large hedged gardens, a boundary garden and a stone wall, all placed at a distance from the house to be visited as a pastime. In 1990 a garden room with French doors was built so a new rose garden could be seen and enjoyed from inside. A nine-foot tall dark green lattice fence was installed to protect the rose garden from deer. The design is formal with four parterres each centered by a rose standard with multiple bushes in each quadrant, climbing hydrangea on the fence, and a small central pool with a statue. Lush annual, perennial and shrub borders are maintained alongside the terrace, stone wall and another fountain with mature maple and crab apple dotting the lawns.

Favorite roses include Mr. Lincoln, Double Delight, Chicago Peace, Legends, and Drop Dead Red. The garden borders include day lilies and Asiatic lilies, peonies, boxwood, hosta, zinnias, dusty miller, marigolds, geraniums and more roses. Visitors include art students and members of the Garden Conservancy.

Persons associated with the garden include: Helen and William Van Dyke (former owners, 1926-1972); Olive V. D. Bryson (owner, 1972- ); Franz Lipp (1897-1996) (landscape architect, dates unknown); Judith Stark (landscape architect, 1990).
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 -- Wisconsin -- Deep Dene  Search this
Rose gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File WI058
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Wisconsin
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a6f2e073-a823-461d-a15d-e08ae586c462
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref33212

Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden. 1. Dedication of Hopeland Gardens to the public. 2. Plan drawings from Marvin brochure. 3. Garden pictures from Marvin brochure. 4. Country Life Magazine, page 22 and 23. No date. 5. Sotheby Advertisement - Fall, 1986. 6. Garden Club of America, Annual Meeting Guidebook, April 1932, page 29.
Related Materials:
Hopeland Gardens related holdings consist of 1 slide (col.)
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:
Spring  Search this
Plan views  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
People  Search this
Allées  Search this
Gazebos  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File SC047
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6cf2845be-ae61-4b86-aaf4-f1f8853486e0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12434

Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
1985
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
Plan views  Search this
Planting plans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC047001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC047: Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb68f35caad-83e0-432c-811b-e71833d546d9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12504

Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
1985
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Reflecting pools  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC047002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC047: Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6e2c8e6b8-4630-4553-81a4-3dae9d35b0aa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12505

Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
1985
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
Benches, wooden  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC047003
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC047: Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65a774a9b-c370-451d-8882-fd3c509b069c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12506

Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
1985
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
People  Search this
Reflecting pools  Search this
Benches, wooden  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Children  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC047004
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC047: Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65c0b3da8-911a-4110-9b53-586e08d9e2de
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12507

Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
1985
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
Cedar  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC047005
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC047: Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6c8902195-6b2d-4d23-9e58-452492c1f72c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12508

Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
1985
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Bridges -- wooden  Search this
Pergolas  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC047006
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC047: Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb679d0613a-e7a4-472e-9365-1871c3c1f0d5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12509

Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
1985
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
Trellises  Search this
Lakes  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC047007
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC047: Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb60be762cf-3939-41d4-be39-113bfa01095f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12510

Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
1985
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden. One 35-mm slide with simular view.
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:
Spring  Search this
Fences  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC047008
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC047: Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a67ec31b-1a72-44d9-805a-885b27a86569
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12511

Hopeland Gardens

Creator:
Iselin, C. Oliver, Mrs  Search this
City of Aiken  Search this
Landscape architect:
Marvin, Robert E., 1920-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
South Carolina -- Aiken
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Aiken County -- Aiken
Date:
1985
General:
Hopeland Gardens is 14.2 acres and Robert E. Marvin, noted landscape architect, created a master plan for the garden.
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:
Spring  Search this
Woodlands  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Benches, iron  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC047009
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC047: Aiken -- Hopeland Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6aeaf4511-518c-4bff-865f-79e829dcdbc4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12512

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