United States of America -- Connecticut -- Litchfield County -- Canaan -- Falls Village
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The folder includes a worksheet and maps with features.
Millstream is a six acre alpine, woodland, and wildflower garden. It is the creation of the late Laura Louise and H. Lincoln Foster, botanical artist and authors. Rhododendrons and azaleas overlook a variety of plants including phloxes, primroses, saxifrages, and ferns, naturalized in a setting accented by rocks, a brook, and trees.
Persons associated with the garden include: Dorothy Haven (former owner, 1934 - 1969); Laura Louise Foster (former owner, 1969 - 1988); and H. Lincoln Foster (horticulturist, 1950 -1988).
Millstream related holdings consist of 1 folder (33 35 mm. slides)
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0.8 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 2 partial reels))
12 Items (Addition)
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Correspondence, letter essays, writings, project files, printed material, works of art, and photographs primarily regarding Dowden's positions as head of the Design Department at Cooper Union Art School (CUAS) for 32 years and Director of the Yale summer art school in Norfolk, Connecticut. Also included are papers of Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden.
REELS 4884-4885: Biographical material consists of memorial tributes and obituaries, 1982. Correspondence, 1952-1980, is with friends and colleagues, primarily concerning the Cooper Union Art School and it's publications and projects, calligraphy, and the Yale-Norfolk art school, 1952-1982. Among the correspondents are Rudolf Arnheim, painter Byron Thomas, and Floyd Starr of the Starr Commonwealth for Boys, where Dowden had gone as a boy. Letters, written in essay form, 1955-1978, by Dowden regard Anne Ophelia's botanical drawing publications, his health concerns, travel plans, and general thoughts. Writings, ca. 1960, concern Dowden's philosophy of art in relation to CUAS.
Also included are files regarding CUAS publications, Green Camp, Dowden's participation as an art juror, the Yale summer art school, and Byron Thomas's death and memorial service, 1978. Printed material, 1940-1976, includes exhibition announcements and catalogs, CUAS publications, newspaper and magazine clippings, and reproductions of Dowden's art work. Original art work by Raymond and Ophelia include ink drawings and pencil sketches. Photographs are of family and friends, works of art and exhibition installations, and friends while Dowden was a resident fellow at the Tiffany Foundation in 1929 and 1932.
Unmicrofilmed addition: Biographical material, writings, an outline of a book on design, exhibition announcements, printed material, and photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Painters; New York, N.Y. Raymond Dowden taught design at Cooper Union Art School, New York, N.Y., and is known also for his calligraphy work. His wife, Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden, was a botanical artist. Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden died in 2007.
Donated 1978-1982 by Raymond Baxter Dowden and Anne Ophelia Dowden; and in 1990 and 2004 by Anne Dowden.
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Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Reuben Tam papers, 1931-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing and digitization of the Reuben Tam papers received Federal support from the Asian Pacific American Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center.
Selectarum stirpium americanarum historia : in qua ad linnæanum systema determinatæ descriptæque sistuntur plantæ illæ, quas in insulis Martinica, Jamaica, Domingo, aliisque, et in vicinæ continentis parte, observavit rariores; adjectis iconibus ad autoris archetypa pictis / Nicolai Josephi Jacquin
Plants of the Americas
Plants of the Americas : The Second Edition of Nikolooaus von Jacquin's Selectarum stirpium americanarum historia, commentary by Christopher Mills with a forward by Richard Deverell
Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von 1727-1817 Search this