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Conner, Mary Robinson, diaries

Collection Collector:
Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)  Search this
Container:
Box 64, Folder 1-4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943-1957
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but negatives and audiovisuial materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Some papers of living persons are restricted. Access to restricted portions may be arranged by request to the donor. Gloves required for unprotected photographs. Viewing film portions of the collection and listening to LP recording requires special appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. Copyright for all materials is retained by the donor, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr.; permission for commercial use and/or publication may be requested from the donor through the Archives Center. Military Records for Franklin A. Robinson (b. 1932) and correspondence from Richard I. Damalouji (1961-2014) are restricted; written permission is needed to research these files. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
The Robinson and Via Family Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Robinson and Via Family Papers
Robinson and Via Family Papers / Series 2: Robinson Family / 2.5: Conner, Mary Robinson
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f819162c-7555-4912-9bb4-e97e9e9d4d2c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0475-ref988

Safety Dub of various songs from Folkways albums for possible reuse

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Contents:
Navajo sliversmith's song--Boll Weevil (Pete Seeger)--Dust Storm Disaster (Woody Guthrie)--Whoopie Ti-Yi-Yo, Get Along Little Dogies (Cisco Houston)--The Hand Cart Song (L/M. Hilton)--Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill (Cisco Houston)--Kawika Hula Olopa (Anna Kahalelehua Hall)--Banks of the Sacramento (Foc'sle Singers)--Grand Coulee Dam (Woody Guthrie)
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2829
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-2829
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / CDR copy
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk576d1b47c-e6e3-46b5-9adc-bfbfd1180197
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref21056

North East -- Moments

Former owner:
Jenks Family  Search this
Mielke, Carl  Search this
Mielke, Mary Jane  Search this
Sculptor:
Sprague, Brian  Search this
Provenance:
Carrie T. Watson Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Moments (North East, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Erie -- North East
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, additional images and a bibliography.
General:
This property is perched on a plateau at 60 feet above a creek which feeds onto nearby Lake Erie. When the current owners purchased the property in 1998 the landscaping began with removal of formal plantings and replacing with shrubs like serviceberry, oak leaf hydrangea and spirea. To maintain a difficult terrain, flowers were planted on the steep hill about 3 feet from the house; and foundation stones were repurposed in a variety of shapes and sizes and placed on the hill for planting. A few trees were cut down over the years to provide more sun. One of the trees remained and an artist was commissioned to create a face/hand sculpture standing about 10 feet tall. A fence was built from locust posts which provides a backdrop for flowering plants such as climbing roses, gooseneck loosestrife, sunflowers, hydrangea, Scotch broom, and coneflowers.
The "island" in the backyard has evolved to include garden art of flowers made from fire nozzles, copper and aluminum which acts as a trellis for clematis, and home to a tall hydrangea. The northwest side of the property is bordered by the steep cliff to the creek. A six-foot edge of hostas and myrtle serves as a safety barrier. As one enters the creek side of the house, spirea hide the view of the creek until one passes thru pillars and is awed by the view. A planting of rugosa roses with an antique fence as a backdrop forms the setting for the parking area of the driveway. Beyond, a "moon gate" made out of steel welcomes one to a path in the woods where a suspension bridge provides a connection to a mile walk to nearby waterfalls.
Persons associated with the garden include members of the Jenks Family (former owners, until 1977); Carl and Mary Jane Mielke (former owners, until 1997); Brian Sprague (sculptor).
Related Materials:
Moments related holdings consist of 1 folder (27 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- North East  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA823
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6aa4d6fa6-eda7-43da-8b37-e401c54dc2e2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16493

Boston -- Boston Public Garden

Landscape architect:
Meacham, George F., 1831-1917  Search this
Civil engineer:
Slade, James  Search this
Forester:
Galvin, John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Boston Public Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Suffolk County -- Boston
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, photocopies of articles, brochures, a tree list, maps, and additional information about the site.
General:
The Boston Public Garden was established in 1837 and encompasses about 24 acres in the heart of the city. Along with the Boston Common it forms the northern end of the Emerald Necklace, Frederick Law Olmsted's grand design for a string of parks running from downtown Boston to Franklin Park. The park developed informally until 1859, when a plan by George F. Meacham was finally selected to provide a more formal design. City engineer James Slade and forester John Galvin made modifications to the plan and laid out the paths and plantings. A highlight of the design is the pond or lagoon, home to the iconic Swan Boats, which began operating in 1877. Parterres, other flower beds and planting areas, statues, and numerous specimen trees are featured landscape elements. The Public Garden was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987.
Persons associated with the garden include George F. Meacham (landscape architect, 1859); James Slade (civil engineer, ca. 1860); and John Galvin (forester, ca. 1860).
Related Materials:
Boston Public Garden related holdings consist of 2 folders (10 photographic prints; 3 slides (photographs); 1 safety film negative)
See others in:
J. Horace McFarland Collection, 1900-1961.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MA056
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb64893f898-cc73-4567-963e-cd300d9053ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref17562

[Boston Public Garden]: equestrian statue of George Washington by Thomas Ball.

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Safety film negative (black-and-white, 2 1/4 by 1 1/2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Safety film negative
Safety film negatives
Place:
Boston Public Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Suffolk County -- Boston
Date:
1936 May.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Safety film negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item MA056014
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts / MA056: Boston -- Boston Public Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6e92bfb8b-82e9-41d9-8cfa-c919f9398d01
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref17761

Bedminster -- Straus Garden

Landscape architect:
Weber, Nelva M.  Search this
Former owner:
Straus, Beth  Search this
Straus, Donald  Search this
Provenance:
Rumson Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Straus Garden (Bedminster, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Somerset County -- Bedminster
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, a photocopied magazine article, correspondence, and other information.
General:
Designed by Nelva M. Weber, this garden was at the home (dating to 1775) of Donald and Beth Straus. Weber's design was inspired by the gardens of Colonial Williamsburg and featured a space enclosed by a picket fence and hedges. Brick walkways defined beds within the garden that were planted with a variety of annuals. Surrounding borders both inside and outside the fenced area contained a mix of annuals and traditional perennials, such as daylilies and peonies, as well as shrubs and small trees. The proximity of the garden to an adjacent patio and the house ensured that the home owners and visitors alike would have ample opportunity to enjoy this lovely garden. Several images of the garden were included in Weber's 1976 book, a clear indication of how she valued this particular project.
Persons associated with the garden include Nelva M. Weber (landscape architect, ca. 1970) and Donald and Beth Straus (former owners, 1967-1982).
Related Materials:
Straus Garden related holdings consist of 3 folders (30 slides (photographs); 39 safety film negatives; 6 photographic prints; 24 contact prints)
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Maida Babson Adams American Garden Collection, ca. 1960-1994.

American Gardens Collection, ca. 1920-[ongoing].
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Bedminster  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NJ139
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb64d00e957-e8c3-46a4-a5bd-fabd2670780f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20061

Far Hills -- Buttonbrook

Landscape architect:
Weber, Nelva M.  Search this
Former owner:
Voorhees, Edward LeRoy, b. 1895  Search this
Voorhees, Ruth S., d. 1998  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Club of Somerset Hills  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Buttonbrook (Far Hills, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Somerset County -- Far Hills
Scope and Contents:
The folders include work sheets, correspondence, and photocopies of articles about the garden.
General:
This site included a number of different garden settings and featured extensive plantings of wild flowers and native plants as well as a pond. Nelva M. Weber appears to have been responsible for the design of a decorative brick walk, patio, and borders along one side of the house. She may have also designed a picket fence-enclosed garden featuring a brick walkway, small pool, and boxwood. A rustic garden shed hosted a wisteria vine at one end of an extensive vegetable garden.
Persons associated with the garden include: Edward LeRoy and Ruth S. Voorhees (former owners, before 1998) and Nelva M. Weber (landscape architect).
Related Materials:
Buttonbrook related holdings consist of 2 folders (2 slides (photographs); 1 film transparency; 69 safety film negatives; 5 contact prints; 1 photographic print)
See others in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection, ca. 1960-1994.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Far Hills  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NJ108
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6c041bb28-2fad-41eb-abdc-2311c2f1e1d2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20082

Morris -- George Griswold Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Former owner:
Frelinghuysen, George Griswold  Search this
Frelinghuysen, Matilda E.  Search this
Owner:
Morris County Park Commission  Search this
Landscape architect:
Sauer, Leslie  Search this
French and Perillo  Search this
Zion & Breen Associates  Search this
Architect:
Parker Group  Search this
Schemata Architectural  Search this
Pellet, Glen W.  Search this
Rotch and Tilden  Search this
Master planners:
Andropogon Associates  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
George Griswold Frelinghuysen Arboretum, (Morris Township, N.J.)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Morris County -- Morris
Whippany Farm
Scope and Contents:
George Griswold Frelinghuysen Arboretum holdings consist of 1 folder including plans, information sheet, garden description and slide descriptions and (10) 35 mm. slides)The folder .
General:
"Whippany Farm was owned by George Griswold Frelinghuysen and his descendants from 1891 until the Morris County Parks Commission acquired the property in 1969. Today, the Arboretum includes 127 acres of park and gardens, and constitutes a wonderful example of adaptive re-use of a historic property."
"By the early 1990's, the increasing number of visitors resulted in the need for additional parking facilities, enhanced drainage systems, improved lighting and safety provisions, revised layout of roads and trails, ADA (Americans with Disablities Act) compliance and improved signage."
"Sixteen garden or display areas have been defined, each with a distinctive theme and treatment. As of April, 1997, the conceptual plan existed for the major areas, and detailed planting plans and actual implementation have commenced. The Arboretum's target is to implement the entire plan by 1999."
Persons associated with the property include: George Griswold Frelinghuysen (former owner from 1891 to 1936); Matilda E. Frelinhuysen (former owner from 1936 to 1969); Morris County Parks Commission (owner from 1969 to present); Rotch & Tilden (architects for house in 1891); Andropogon Associates (master planning in 1981); Zion & Breen (landscape architects in 1982); Leslie Sauer (landscape architect for entrance in 1982); Parker Group (architect for Haggerty Education Center in 1987); French & Perillo (landscape architects, engineers for Expanded Visitor Service area); Schemata Architectural (designers for Observation Deck; Glen W. Pellet (from Schemata Architectural Designers).
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Morris Township  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NJ121
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d82df6c9-8fe6-471f-a283-1b6653fa4a2c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20151

[Lodeb]: view through gates across pool covered for winter, with gateway to grotto visible in background; low brick wall and planting wall, on south side adjoining it, were added to enclose the pool area for safety.

Photographer:
Clarke, Diane B.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Lodeb (Montclair, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Essex County -- Montclair
Date:
2001 Oct.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Montclair  Search this
Trees  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Walls, brick  Search this
Swimming pools  Search this
Raised bed gardening  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Birdhouses  Search this
Gates -- Iron  Search this
Ivy  Search this
Pine  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NJ296001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ296: Montclair -- Lodeb
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f478e7fc-f621-4c49-82e6-bed43e2d65df
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20662

Farmington -- Oldgate

Sculptor:
Manus, George  Search this
Garden designer:
Cowles, Margaret Krech  Search this
Hayward, Gordon  Search this
Cowles, William Sheffield  Search this
Architect:
Cowles, Bill  Search this
Landscape architect:
Cowles, Evan  Search this
Designer of the gate:
Spratts, William  Search this
Former owner:
Cowles family  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Oldgate (Farmington, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- Farmington
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopies of articles and other information.
General:
This property has been owned since the mid-17th century, with the first small house built circa 1690 and the present Georgian style house first built in 1792, designed by William Spratt, a British architect who practiced in Connecticut after being imprisoned during the Revolutionary War. The property has been owned by members of only two families during most of its history, including Anna Roosevelt Cowles, the older sister of President Theodore Roosevelt, who had the first ornamental garden installed circa 1900, replacing what had been a barnyard. According to family lore Frederick Law Olmsted's architectural firm designed the garden but no documentation has been found supporting that claim. At present the 1.75 acre property is described as a green garden comprised of spacious lawns with island perennial beds, various boxwood hedges, and mature trees planted in the 1950s that include some notable specimens. There is a non-chlorinated cement swimming pool that supplies water for the sprinklers in the garden. An old smokehouse in one corner of the garden is used as a toolshed.
The woodland gardens around the perimeter of the property date back to the earliest landscape design but the original rose and cutting gardens have been replaced by lawns. Island beds with perennials, bulbs and shrubs have been cut into the lawns breaking up its mostly rectilinear shape. In the 1930s a high stone wall replaced the original picket fence along the dirt road in front of the house, retaining the original 1792 Chinese Chippendale-style gate designed by Spratt said to be based on a water gate in London, England that he knew. In recent years walkways have been added, the pool has been fenced for safety, and a new flower bed was created next to a new low stone wall.
Oldgate features several historic trees documented by the Connecticut Notable Tree project in 2007: a Nordmann fir, a Kousa dogwood, a Royal Empress Paulownia, a fragrant snowbell and a southern Japanese hemlock all have been cited as among the largest of their species in the state. There is a dawn redwood in the garden believed to be descended from seeds found in China in the 1940s that were germinated at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston. Storms have made changes to the mature trees that shaded this garden, including the snowstorm of October 2011 that felled a paulownia and scores of branches from other trees, necessitating more watering and more planting of trees, particularly native species.
Persons associated with the garden include Hooker family members (former owners, 1645-1733); John Nash and Samuel Nash (former owners, 1733-1747); Isaac Bidwell (former owner, 1747-1792); Cowles family members (owners 1792- ); William Spratt (architect , circa 1792); William Sheffield Cowles, Jr. and Margaret Krech Cowles (garden designers (1932-1986); Bill Cowles (architect, 1986-1995); Evan Cowles (landscape architect, 1986- ); George Manus (sculptor, 2002); Gordon Hayward (garden designer, 2010).
Related Materials:
Oldgate related holdings consist of 3 folders (2 35mm slides (photographs); 5 prints; 33 digital images)
Additional materials also located in the Farmington, Connecticut Public Library, Farmington room.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Farmington  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT100
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb669b0a242-9904-493d-a15e-59c732b2bf31
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref21472

Scottsdale -- Riggs Garden

Former owner:
Simonson, Douglas  Search this
Simonson, Ann  Search this
Culiver, Wayne  Search this
Culiver, Pencie  Search this
Architect:
Gerald A. Doyle & Associates  Search this
Photographer:
Heidi, Riggs  Search this
Anne D., Christensen  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Riggs Garden (Scottsdale, Arizona)
United States of America -- Arizona -- Maricopa -- Scottsdale
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopies of articles, garden plans, and other information.
General:
Located on 2.14 acres, this garden, located in the Sonoran Desert, was started in 1984. At that time an enclosed entry courtyard and multiple garden rooms surrounded a massive pool and area for entertaining. Plantings included native and non-native plants including shrubbery, peripheral trees, and a small patch of grass with orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit trees. After the current owners acquired the property in 2005, the garden had been neglected for a number of years. They added a multi-level water feature connecting to the swimming pool as well as many new plantings. A cactus garden was added, providing color, shape, and texture. Vegetables and herbs planted in a raised boat-shaped bed was located a few feet from the house. At the back of the house the citrus trees planted by the original owners remained on the grassy area by a shaded patio. A stucco wall with metal gates protect the trees from desert wildlife. The garden also features sculptures of a horn blower and buffalo, colored pebbles, and a mural.
Vertical plants including candelilla, desert milkweed, giant red and yellow hesperaloe parviflora, lady slipper, and ponytail palm were included to draw the eye upwards. Beloperone, octopus agave, sugar bush, globe mallow, native brittlebush, chocolate flower, and desert marigold helped added shape, texture, and color. A native velvet mesquite (Prosopis velutina) replaced a weeping fig (Ficus benjamina) by the front door. Plants were chosen for their low maintenance and low water qualities and carefully considered to ensure they would survive the harsh desert climate. As such, the garden did take some trial and error in determining which plants fared best. In addition, steps were taken to provide safety and ease of maintenance. Handrails were installed near steps while plants with dangerous spines were moved away from the pool area. In total it took the current owners about six years to complete their desert garden.
Douglas and Ann Simonson (former owners, 1984-1987); Wayne and Pencie Culiver (former owners, 1987-2005); Gerald A. Doyle & Associates, (architects, 1984).
Related Materials:
Riggs Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (17 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Arizona -- Scottsdale  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File AZ027
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Arizona
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6cc4c0718-6d8b-44e8-831a-659798b12f7f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5491

Washington -- Stroud Garden

Landscape architect:
Greely, Rose, 1887-1969  Search this
Wheeler, Perry H., 1914-1989  Search this
Former owner:
Stroud, Franklin L. Dr., d. 2008  Search this
Magnuson, Laura T.  Search this
Magnuson, Paul B.  Search this
Shoemaker, Frances  Search this
Jones, Fred W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Stroud Garden (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, plans, financial documents, correspondence, plant lists, copies and photocopies of articles featuring the garden, and other information.
General:
Noted landscape architect Rose Greely did the original design for this garden, while Perry Wheeler undertook extensive remodeling beginning in the early 1950s. A typical small Georgetown garden only 48 feet wide, its privacy was assured by a wisteria-topped brick wall, shade trees, and shrubs around its borders. The plan divided the area into several distinct sections, including a shade terrace, living terrace, lawn, lawn terrace, and even a small circular formal vegetable and herb garden. A fountain adjacent to the living terrace provided white noise to mask the sounds of the urban setting. The Wheeler portion of the series includes not only visual images but plans, financial records, and other documentation. Greely's architectural drawings and papers are housed in Special Collections at the University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Persons associated with the garden include Rose Greely (landscape architect, circa 1920-1940); Perry H. Wheeler (landscape architect, circa 1951-1964); Dr. Franklin L. Stroud (former owner, 1976-2008); Paul B. and Laura T. Magnuson (former owners, 1946-1974); Frances Shoemaker (former owner); and Fred W. Jones (former owner).
Related Materials:
Stroud Garden related holdings consist of 3 folders (26 slides (photographs); 1 photographic print; 104 safety film negatives)
See others in:
Perry Wheeler Collection, circa 1880-1984.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File DC009
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / District of Columbia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f54a128f-1a3b-40b7-ba09-5ce5a73d3447
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5922

Washington -- Herter Garden

Landscape architect:
Wheeler, Perry H., 1914-1989  Search this
Former owner:
Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966  Search this
Herter, Mary Caroline Pratt, 1895-1980  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Herter Garden (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, copies of magazine and newspaper articles featuring the garden, orders and invoices, correspondence, and other information.
General:
The Georgetown garden of Christian A. Herter and Mary Caroline Pratt Herter involved Perry Wheeler for a period of about 10 years. Wheeler's association began in 1954, when he provided additions to an original plan (with plant names) by Cary Millholland Parker, and lasted until at least 1964, when he created a new design for the garden's pool. Typical of Georgetown gardens, the Herter Garden occupied a relatively small space behind its Federal period house, situated cheek by jowl with its neighbors. Privacy was provided by brick walls, a bamboo fence, and shrub and tree plantings. A wide brick walkway led to a small ornamental pool at the back of the garden, while smaller brick walkways provided additional circulation. Azaleas, magnolia, boxwood, spring bulbs, and other plantings amply filled the garden space, while seating was provided on a terrace area near the pool.
Persons associated with the garden include Perry H. Wheeler (landscape architect, 1954-1964) and Christian Archibald and Mary Caroline Pratt Herter (former owners, 1943-1980).
Related Materials:
Herter Garden related holdings consist of 3 folders (30 slides (photographs); 2 photographic prints; 1 safety film negative; 10 plans; 3 drawings; 1 blueprint)
See others in:
Perry Wheeler Collection, ca. 1880-1984.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File DC020
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / District of Columbia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65b678957-6690-48c7-b2b7-28f6968e78e8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5928

Washington -- Gray Garden

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Gray Garden (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets; garden plans; photocopies of articles about the garden; photocopies of Wheeler notes, plant lists, and correspondence relating to the garden; and additional information.
General:
Situated in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., this garden was originally established in the 1930s or 1940s with design work by Rose Greely. In 1958, the property's new owners commissioned a design from Perry H. Wheeler. Structurally the garden has changed little in the past 50 years and still includes many of Wheeler's details: a "thimble" rotating fountain jet, a ram's head mask, a marble "reclining" figure, and four boxwood circles in beds. Wheeler installed hardscapes of different kinds throughout the site's terraces and designed the gardens with the idea of entertaining and low maintenance during the summer months. Boxwood, liriope, mondo grass, bulbs, and other all-season plants were used. The lower, formal terrace features boxwood-edged beds, a fountain and a lawn. The upper terrace includes a swimming pool, greenhouse, garden house, vegetable garden, walkways, and cutting beds. The one-acre size of the garden is unusual in this urban setting and its continuity over the years makes it a site of special interest.
Persons associated with the garden include Perry H. Wheeler (landscape architect, 1958-1980) and Rose Greely (landscape architect, 1930s-1940s).
Related Materials:
Gray Garden related holdings consist of 2 folders (61 35 mm. slides (photographs); 4 photographic prints; 5 safety film negatives)
See others in:
American Gardens Collection, ca. 1920-[ongoing]
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Washington (D.C.) -- Georgetown  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File DC040
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / District of Columbia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a1cd2b54-cdec-470d-942e-c2da69d18184
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5932

Indianapolis -- The John C. Klein Property

Former owner:
Thompson, William N.  Search this
Trimble, John H.  Search this
Trimble, John H., Mrs.  Search this
Landscape architect:
Remenschneider, Ken  Search this
Architect:
Huntee, Frank B.  Search this
Gardener:
Klein, Elaine Mrs.  Search this
Provenance:
Indianapolis Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
The John C. Klein Property (Indianapolis, Indiana)
United States of America -- Indiana -- Marion County -- Indianapolis
Scope and Contents:
The folders include a work sheet and slide view plan.
General:
The home, the residence of Governors of the State of Indiana from 1945-1973, is centered on the property, facing west. On the northeast corner of the property stands a pergola, approximately 40 feet in length, which is covered with "New Dawn" roses. The pergola was designed to mirror the French doors that march across the front of the house. The pergola provides entrance to the private slate patio and double-tiered pond. The unique raised structure of the pond was designed as a safety precaution for the Klein's active grandchildren. Water cascades from the higher tier of the pond into the lower tier. The outside structure of the pond is built with the same buff-colored brick, as is the house. Mrs. Klein grows Nelumbo Nucifera (Lotus) and Nymphaea Odoratoa (Water Lily) plants in the pond. Much of the garden area around the pond and patio contain a variety of Hostas, Day Lilies, Rhododendron, Azalea, and boxwood. The property is dotted with mature evergreen and deciduous trees, which are under planted with Hostas, Day Lilies, Painter's Palate, and Hydrangeas.
Persons of Organizations associated with the garden include: William N. Thompson (former owner, 1925-1926); Mr. and Mrs. John H. Trimble (former owners, 1926-1945); The State of Indiana (1945-1973); Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Dawson (former owners, 1973-1978); Ken Remenschneider (landscape architect, 1997); Frank B. Huntee (architect); and Elaine Klein (Mrs. John C.) (gardener, 1973).
Related Materials:
The John C. Klein Property related holdings consist of 1 folders (6 35 mm. slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File IN036
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Indiana
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb62cb1135e-0933-4355-9513-0db11b831e28
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref7230

Portrait (Front) of Ne-Sha-Si-Di-Te-Zi-Ka (The Chief Whom They Look Upon) in Native Dress with Bear Claw Necklace and Headdress and Holding Lance

Extent:
1 Photograph (007 in x 009 in)
Culture:
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.06253300

OPPS NEG.01308 J
Local Note:
Original by Shindler, 1858
Black and white Safety film negative
Place:
Washington, D C
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Photographer not recorded
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a5b5ca3d-ab79-4138-8651-24d0f51e9381
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref1916

Portrait (Front) of Man in Partial Native Dress and Holding Pistol

Creator:
Shindler, Antonio(n) Zeno  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (007 in x 009 in)
Culture:
Bannock  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1869
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.06295100

OPPS NEG.01718 D
Local Note:
Copy of Print
Black and white Safety film negative
Place:
District of Columbia -- Washington
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Shindler, Antonio(n) Zeno
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c2b559b2-8e99-4040-8214-f2e2ae1d0277
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref2345

Drawings by R. F. Kurz Of

Extent:
1 Photograph (004 in x 005 in)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1851
Scope and Contents:
Man Holding Rifle On Horseback; Dog Pulling Sled
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.06442700

OPPS NEG.02856 035
Local Note:
Copy Negative
Black and white Safety film negative
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Photographer not recorded
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35ae85232-a7a3-4efe-88ec-b15081ef649e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref3830

Drawings by R. F. Kurz Of

Extent:
1 Photograph (004 in x 005 in)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1851
Scope and Contents:
Dog with Travois, Dog Nearby; Large Group of People On Earth Lodge
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.06448400

OPPS NEG.02856 084
Local Note:
Copy Negative
Black and white Safety film negative
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Photographer not recorded
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36da7a97b-a4be-4918-ba71-a0c7ae034994
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref3889

Portrait (Profile) of Chief Mato-He-Hlogeco or Matho-Hexaloketca or Hu-Hu-Lo (Hollow Horn Bear or Bones) or Hoo-Hoo (The Bone), Son of Maza-Pankisko (Iron Shell), in Native Dress with Headdress and Breastplate

Names:
Delegation, 1905  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (004 in x 005 in)
Culture:
Dakota -- Brule  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Brulé Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
08 MAR 1905
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.06520600

OPPS NEG.03158 B
Local Note:
Copy Negative Two of Three
Black and white Safety film negative
Place:
District of Columbia -- Washington
Topic:
Sioux  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Photographer not recorded
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36c7a7444-4772-4c1f-bc8d-3adb4cb3a22a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref4615

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