Pictured: Earl Gould, Mae Taylor, Nancy Halfmoon, Blanch Gould, Cecelia Eschief, Mary Natani, Ann Tussing, Angus Wilson, Phyllis Penney, Bernadine Eschief, George LaVatta, Amelia Skye Askew, John Beecher, Paschal Sherman, John Pino, Helen Peterson, William Creech, Leonard Edmo, James Osborne, Tom Eschief
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Also autograph document, 6 pages. Includes: Notes on pottery, baskets, implements, stars and constellations, tribal subdivisions, chiefs, medicine, burials, beliefs and taboos, month names, names of other tribes, personal names, clan names, relationship terms, place names, Natchez counting. Text, "The Snake and the Moon," mentions Nancy Taylor.
NAA MS 4144
Informants: Watt Sam; and 3 pages from John Gurny (?).
United States of America -- New York -- Nassau County -- Locust Valley
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, site plans (one with a plant list), photocopies of an article about the garden, and additional information.
Lying on 3.2 acres adjacent to a marsh and creek, this site is highlighted by a Japanese-influenced 40' x 80' iris garden that also includes features of a cottage garden in keeping with its location by a low, rambling house. Designed in the early 1980s by Nancy B. Taylor of the landscape architecture firm Innocenti & Webel, the garden replaced what was formerly an asphalt driveway. Running the length of the garden are a dry riverbed and path, accented by two small bridges. Although there is no actual water in the garden, the use of different plants helps to simulate that effect. In addition to this garden, the site includes more natural areas with marsh and water views, as well as a swimming pool and herb garden.
Persons and firms associated with the property include Nancy B. Taylor (landscape architect, 1981); Mr. and Mrs. C. Gachot (former owners, 1956-1981); and Innocenti & Webel (landscape architects, 1981).
Goose Chase related holdings consist of 2 folders (18 35 mm. slides (photographs))
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