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Houston -- Chapman Garden

Former owner:
Cronin, Thomas Dr  Search this
Architect:
Nunn, Stayton  Search this
Sasser, Shannon  Search this
Landscape architect:
Henry, Steve  Search this
Landscape designer:
Baldridge, Cedar  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Chapman Garden (Houston, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston -- Houston
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets.
General:
The Chapman Garden is located on the approximately one half acre site of the Griswald House, which was designed by architect Stayton Nunn in 1929. The present garden was started in 2002 when the current owners moved in and removed the original plant material.
The front garden is an expanse of St. Augustine grass with linear shrubbery borders aligning the house. The beds consist of Asiatic jasmine ground covers, azaleas, and Japanese boxwood. The back garden, accessible through the house or through one of two white garden gates on the east and west sides of the house, includes a fountain flanked with foxtail ferns, monkey grass, alyssum, kale, and variegated liriope. The fountain serves as the focal point and sets apart the small garden from the larger back garden. This entire area is hedged with cherry laurel to create a wall of privacy. The main garden is separated by ligustrum, Japanese viburnum, and Japanese boxwood. The larger back garden is accessible through an iron gate flanked by brick columns capped with antique white urns of foxtail ferns. The basket weave patio is aligned with a bed of Dwarf gardenia, flax lily, white salvia, and lantana. To the south of this bed is a rectangle of St. Augustine grass that is bordered by a two foot high brick wall with plantings of azaleas, Japanese boxwood, Dwarf gardenia, flax lily, boxwood topiaries, Japanese ewe topiaries, night blooming jasmine, and spiraea. Seasonal white annuals are introduced at the forefront of the brick wall. Petunias, kale, alyssum, and geraniums are often planted. The grassy area was named the badminton court by architect Shannon Sasser in 2001 when he worked on the remodeling of the house with the owners because it is the perfect regulation size for a badminton court. Two circular brick patios flank the grassy area with curved iron benches outlining the space, both which are original to the garden, along with two limestone based tables centered on each. The limestone table bases are actually birdbaths. Underneath the arbor of roses is a shaded patio with planters of topiaries of English ivy flanking French doors into the game room.
The current owners bought the house in 2001 and sought to rehabilitate both the house and the garden. Many people have thought the garden was designed by Pat Fleming, but there is no documentation to prove this. The original plans for the show the brickwork for the garden. The patio between the house and the "badminton court" was added at some point. The entire back of the house is open to the garden.
Persons associated with the garden include: Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Cronin (former owners, 1962-2001); Stayton Nunn (architect 1929, 1933-additions); Shannon Sasser (architect-renovations, 2001/2002); Steve Henry (landscape architect, 2001/2002); Cedar Baldridge (landscape designer, 2006).
Related Materials:
Chapman 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 -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX105
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/kb62f926bbb-b10b-49ee-b6a5-4fecec39725b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13509

Downingtown -- Culp Garden

Former owner:
Guie family  Search this
Provenance:
The Weeders  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Culp Garden (Downingtown, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- Downingtown
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, site plans, a detailed narrative description of the garden, a plant list, and clippings and photocopies of articles about the garden and its designer.
General:
Established in 1991, this one and an eighth-acre garden reflects the ambience of the 1790 William Penn yeoman's house located on the site. Autonomous gardens weave together through unique plant combinations that form a yearlong drama of varying color, intensity, and emotion. Plants can be found everywhere on the site, from flowers in the gravel of the drive to bulbs in the footpaths. A hillside features hellebores in a fantasy woodland, while a ruin/trough garden is located on the former site of an above-ground pool. Foliage provides the backbone to the garden's overall design, while containers are changed each season to create striking new combinations. Although there is a traditional four-square fenced garden plot surrounded by perennials, the overall effect is not focused on strict historic restoration. Loose drifts of plant material always have something else in them, and many plants are placed to give a self-seeded appearance. Color and form based on texture are repeated and shapes are placed carefully, being repeated to achieve unity. Plant material is appropriate for limited water resources, while fertilizer and pesticide use is curtailed in order to encourage birds and butterflies. Although there are many rare individual species and varieties in this garden the overall effect is one of harmonious, ebullient, and naturalistic design.
Persons associated with the property include: the Guie family (former owners, 19th century).
Related Materials:
Culp Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (12 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 -- Pennsylvania -- Downingtown  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA622
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/kb6d24fc92d-ce74-4957-92ff-c5274a260a32
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16454

Richmond -- Robin Hill

Former owner:
Patterson, Malvern Courtney  Search this
Patterson, Malvern Courtney Mrs.  Search this
Willingham, William A.  Search this
Willingham, William A., Mrs.  Search this
Harrison, Robert  Search this
Harrison, Robert Mrs.  Search this
Rawles, James W.  Search this
Rawles, James W. Mrs.  Search this
Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Garden restoration:
Garden Graces  Search this
Terraforma  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Robin Hill (Richmond, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Henrico -- Richmond
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and other historical information.
General:
The brick walled formal garden rooms within the 4.5 acre property Robin Hill pay homage to the gardens created on this site by earlier owners - but not until the current owners undertook significant recovery and restoration. In 1915 there was a one hundred acre farm known as Hillcrest with a Tudor style mansion overlooking the James River and historic Kanawha Canal. The pleasure gardens were laid out on crossing axes with brick paths and statuary placed in niches, in the style of the country place movement of the early 20th century. Much of the land was sold to developers as the city of Richmond grew, and the property was reduced to seven acres. During a subsequent owners' forty year tenure the façade of the house was transformed to look like a farmhouse, using brick and white stucco. Brick walls, paths and edging were added as well as truckloads of enormous trees and new garden beds and borders, and another 2.5 acres were sold. But despite prodigious planting the gardens were not tended and many mature trees and shrubs were choked out by English ivy and other vines. It was left to the current owners to dig out the overgrowth, rediscovering the hardscape structure and features of the garden rooms, and to restore crumbling brick walls and arches. New plantings replaced old yews, hollies, camellias, magnolias and other trees and shrubs as necessary, and perennial and annual flowers, particularly white flowers, were added.
The garden rooms at Robin Hill lie to the south of the house and terrace with distinct lawns enclosed by mixed evergreen and deciduous borders and a hedge of mature camellia sasanqua. Alongside the largest upper lawn but separated from the lawn by a brick wall there are ten rectangular beds planted with perennial and annual flowers that spill over the irregular bluestone or basket weave brick walkways. A concrete birdbath sits in the center of these garden beds on the axis that crosses the upper central lawn and leads to a pavilion, approached via a brick walkway between hedges of hydrangea and camellia. To one side of this cross axis there is an American holly grove while on the other side there is a woodland and small pond. At the far end of the lower central lawn on the main axis there is a wall fountain and pool with a gazebo set to one side. The axial design and plant materials used in the gardens of Hillcrest and Robin Hill suggest that landscape architects Warren Manning and Charles Gillette may have worked on this property but no conclusive records have been found.
The James River Garden Club was established in 1915 during meetings at Hillcrest, and owner Juanita Massie Patterson served as its first president. The club dedicated their 1923 book Historic Gardens of Virginia to Mrs. Patterson.
Digital images include copies of lithographs from a 1940s book owned by Mrs. William A. Willingham.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Malvern Courtney Patterson (former owners, 1905-circa 1930); Mr. and Mrs. William A. Willingham (former owners, circa 1930-1947); Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harrison (former owners, 1947-1989); Mr. and Mrs. James W. Rawles (former owners, 1989-1991); Garden Graces (garden restoration, 2011-2012); Terraforma (garden restoration, 2011-2012).
Related Materials:
Robin Hill related holdings consist of 1 folder (35 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 -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA450
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/kb6d5bd6e3d-2c51-45b2-afd0-c75f9c63ad14
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18900

University Of Virginia

Creator:
Weller, Eleanor C.  Search this
Landscape architect:
Hopkins, Alden  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Architect:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Virginia -- Charlottesville
United States of America -- Virginia -- Charlottesville
Date:
06/01/1984
General:
Long informal oval lawn outlined by gravel path weaving below planting beds inspired by curvilinear lines at Monticello and Mount Vernon. - Pavilion III.
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:
Summer  Search this
Walkways, gravel  Search this
Flower beds  Search this
Geraniums  Search this
Picnic tables  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA008017
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA008: Charlottesville -- University of Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb609f366be-7945-43bd-a2f2-739450cc70c4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19139
Online Media:

[Post Village]: boardwalk and jogging trail.

Photographer:
Tibbitts, Todd T.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Post Village (Smyrna, Georgia)
United States of America -- Georgia -- Cobb County -- Smyrna
Date:
1991 Oct.
Scope and Contents:
"A boardwalk jogging trail interconnecting all five Post Villages, weaves through Marsh Creek Nature Preserve. The area takes extreme periods of drought as well as water inundation and continues to thrive."
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 -- Georgia -- Smyrna.  Search this
Apartment houses  Search this
Naturalized plantings  Search this
Tennis courts  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Community gardens  Search this
Decks  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item GA157004
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Georgia / GA157: Smyrna -- Post Village
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb63f50a1b9-aee2-4d43-9308-68d0480a4992
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref23994

Bedford -- Lockwood Garden

Former owner:
Lockwood, Henrietta Sedgwick  Search this
Lockwood, John E.  Search this
Bulloch family  Search this
Horticulturist:
Zitter, Robin  Search this
Gardener:
Zitter, Robin  Search this
Landscape architect:
Weber, Nelva M.  Search this
Provenance:
Bedford Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Lockwood Garden (Bedford, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Westchester County -- Bedford
Scope and Contents:
Lockwood Garden related holdings consist of 2 folders (19 35 mm. slides; 2 photoprints; 1 120 mm. transparency; 29 negatives), The folders include worksheets, an abbreviated garden plan, a plan of the parterre garden, photocopies of articles about the garden, and a letter from Henrietta Lockwood to Nelva M. Weber.
General:
This garden in Westchester County was established in 1938 on an old farm. The owners, John and Henrietta Lockwood, began a process of remodeling, design, and land development that continued for over 60 years until Mrs. Lockwood's death. Growing places may be found throughout the multi-acre property (of the eventual 100+ acres all but 13 have been deeded to a local nature conservancy). A lean-to greenhouse on the north end of the kitchen wing provides the winter display area for streptocarpus, camellias and other potted plants. It is here that seeds of all sorts are sown and grown under fluorescent light until they are large enough to be taken to the much larger greenhouse across the drive. A winding path through a grassy meadow planted with apple trees leads from the house to the flower and vegetable gardens. The site now features a patterned design based on a medieval, four-part parterre garden--two diamond shapes and two round--using bricks as edging for the beds, and also includes four iron umbrella tripods that serve as supports for clematis. Beyond the flower garden is an extensive vegetable garden and berry patch that produce fresh summer harvests for the table as well as the freezer. Many varieties of clematis are found tumbling informally atop stone walls, weaving through bushes and climbing obediently up the tan house walls, reflecting the owner's passion for this plant. Daphne is another particular favorite.
Each fall on the east side of the guest house an ingenious portable greenhouse is erected to house many tender potted plants, particularly winter-flowering camellias. Nearby a rock ledge forms a terrace for the guest house; beyond is a severe drop into the cool, dark woods. Featured plants in this area include yellow corydalis, mimosa trees, ferns, and woodland flowers. Just outside the guest house potted fig trees and an arbor of grapes provide shade. Inside the main house is a tiny greenhouse. To the rear of the house, along the edge of the brick terrace, blue pansies bloom with spring flowers and are later joined by pots of standard fuchsias and roses. The old well house still stands in the middle of a brick terrace surround by white alyssum volunteers. Beautiful clay pots of unusual collected plants are everywhere. This is a perfect country garden with its meadow views and unusual plant combinations, a tribute to its owners' lifelong devotion to its design, development, and care.
Persons associated with the garden include: John E. and Henrietta Sedgwick Lockwood (former owners, 1938-2001); the Bulloch family (former owners, before 1938); Nelva M. Weber (landscape architect); and Robin Zitter (horticulturist and gardener, 1984 to date).
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 York -- Bedford  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NY464
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb640870823-d1f9-42e7-bca3-602b7be77597
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref26730

Bedford -- Wildflower Farm

Former owner:
Fisher, Laura  Search this
Howe, Henry Marion, 1848-1922  Search this
Garden designer:
Fisher, Laura  Search this
Lyman, Hitch  Search this
Gardener:
Perez, Salvador  Search this
Perez, Erick  Search this
Architect:
Babb, Cook & Welch  Search this
Provenance:
Bedford Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Wildflower Farm (Bedford Hills, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Bedford County -- Bedford -- Bedford Hills
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, a detailed description of the garden (including plant names), copies of articles about the garden, and other information.
General:
Located in Westchester County, Wildflower Farm's comparatively new (since 1995) garden complements its century-old house surrounded by mature trees. Its design, including hardscaping, was carefully planned to unify the land with the house, for example by using hedges and shrubs to provide a transitional level to the landscape between the house and the trees. Several smaller gardens are situated throughout the nearly 20-acre site, among them a parterre (near the Classical Revival porch on the eastern side of the house), a peony garden, a rhododendron enclave, a Japanese-inspired azalea garden, and the studio garden, located outside the owner's design studio. Less formal features include a vegetable garden, cutting gardens, and an old apple orchard. Dogwoods, magnolias, sycamores, and Camperdown elms are but a few of the trees that are found throughout the property. The entire design and execution capitalizes on beautiful woodland views and the strong presence of the stone house. In addition to contemporary (2007) photographs of the garden, the file includes six copy prints made from images originally taken ca. 1906-1909, showing construction and early landscaping of the house.
Persons and firms associated with the site include Laura Fisher (creator of the garden and former owner, 1995-2007), Hitch Lyman (garden designer, 1995-2007); Babb, Cook & Welch (architects, 1906); Henry Marion Howe (former owner, 1906-1920); and Salvador and Erick Perez (gardeners, 1995 to date).
Related Materials:
Wildflower Farm related holdings consist of 1 folder (13 film transparencies; 7 photographic prints)
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 York -- Bedford Hills  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NY642
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6535aeb03-aae8-49a9-a7dd-c89ebcc9e300
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref26731

[Burgum Garden]: The perennial garden is planted with a variety of native and non-native pollinator friendly plants with varying blooms and attractive foliage, brick and pine needle paths weave through the garden.

Photographer:
Gagne, Tori  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image (color, TIFF)
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Gardens -- Minnesota -- Deephaven
Burgum Garden (Deephaven, Minnesota)
United States of America -- Minnesota -- Hennepin County -- Deephaven
Burgum Garden (Deephaven, Minnesota)
United States of America -- Minnesota -- Hennepin County -- Deephaven
Gardens -- Minnesota -- Deephaven
Date:
2016
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:
Flowers  Search this
Pergolas  Search this
Terra-cotta  Search this
Plant containers  Search this
Native plant gardens  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item MN046004
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Minnesota / MN046: Deephaven -- Burgum Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65d63407e-da41-450e-9fa4-d0219e270c20
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref32822

Portland -- Denman Garden

Provenance:
The Portland Garden Club  Search this
Former owner:
Hewett, Henry , Captain  Search this
Landscape architect:
Koch, Steven  Search this
Kiest, Craig  Search this
Landscape contractor:
Lautenbach, Dan  Search this
Artist:
Wagner, Ron  Search this
Photographer:
Barragan, Alejandro IV  Search this
Moore, Angelique Gremillion  Search this
Denman, Susan T.  Search this
Jones, Molly  Search this
Bishop, Suzanne Rinehart  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Denman Garden (Portland, Oregon)
United States of America -- Oregon -- Multnomah County -- Portland
Scope and Contents:
This file contains 37 digital images and 1 folder.
General:
Once part of a 40 acre apple orchard, this 1.3 acre garden was established in 2011 after being purchased by the current owners in 1986. The first owner of the property was Captain Henry Hewett, a traveling Lloyd's agent known for his infatuation with botany. Surrounding the late 1800's Victorian kit house is a diverse array of garden styles that juxtapose formal garden rooms and open spaces. The property was renovated in 1992, and in 2011 the garden was reimagined by landscape architect Steven Koch. Organically shaped terraces, gardens, meadows, lawns, hedges, and dining spaces are all connected by wood chip walkways that weave through the property.
A white, double-arch gate marks the entrance to what Koch considered the "vernacular" garden, followed by a bluestone walkway that leads to a vegetable garden neatly enclosed within a shallow stone wall. The vegetable garden features narrow beds that grow foods such as artichokes and zucchini. A fountain constructed of a large vat originally used for melting wax in a candle factory sits at the far edge of the vegetable garden. The walkway from the arched gate is flanked by two patterned knot gardens on either side. A narrow stone terrace faces the home on the ride side of the stone walkway with steps leading to the grassy south terrace. Across the grass lawn are multiple layers of camos stone walls with pockets of dianthus, sedum, and euphorbia protruding through. Stone steps lead to a curving walkway flanked by various shrubs. The upper terrace is partially shaded and lush with pulmonaria trillium and yellow Helleborus, and leads to a circular, pea-pebbled alfresco dining area.
The property features five enclosed grass lawns, including the front yard, the north lawn, the south and upper terraces, and a large meadow that encompasses almost a quarter of the entire property. The free-form meadow is bordered by wood chip pathways. Located near the meadow is a small patch referred to as "grass island," which houses plants that require less water, such as native salal, rosemary, and specialty grasses. Major plantings include a 20-foot Camperdown elm, a large saucer magnolia, paper and tri-colored birch, and yellow-twig dogwood. Conifers, Douglas firs and fully mature deciduous trees provide shade throughout the property. Among the most notable plants are tall blue camass and sprigs of butter cups, trillium erectum, with tall lavender becoming prominent in the summer.
Persons associated with the garden include: Captain Henry Hewett (former owner, late 1800s); Jerry Weekes, Dick and Sue Menafee (former owners, N/A); Guido and Laura Rahr (former owners, N/A); Ted and Molly Cronin (former owners, N/A); Mr. And Mrs. John Scott (former owners, N/A); Steven Koch (landscape architect, 2010 – 2012); Dan Lautenbach (landscape contractor, 2011); Ron Wagner (artist, 1997 and 2011); Craig Kiest (landscape architect, 1992).
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:
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Topic:
Gardens -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File OR064
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Overland Park -- Marvin and Emelie Snyder Garden

Provenance:
The Westport Garden Club  Search this
Former owner:
Snyder, Emelie  Search this
Gardener:
Adams, Kimberly S.  Search this
Photographer:
Bunting, Jill Kathryn  Search this
Owner:
Snyder, Marvin  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Gardens -- Kansas -- Overland Park
Scope and Contents:
This file contains 19 digital images and 1 folder.
General:
This 1/3 acre property is located on a city lot in suburban Overland Park, Kansas, and was the first home to be built in this suburb. Built in 1995, the house was designed by one of the current owners, who worked as an architect and engineer, while his wife was responsible for choosing the trees that fill the property. A motivating factor in their decision to purchase this lot was the ability to build the house situated true north and south with gardens surrounding the perimeter. The house was oriented diagonally in order to allow for the creation of four separate garden "rooms" to be viewable from the home's windows. The wide brick patio, also designed and built by the current owner, exhibits a copper fountain that serves as a bird bath and water feature. Arizona artist Lee Blackwell is credited with the design of this fixture. The garden features other copper sculptures such as clusters of birds constructed of rusted farm machinery made by local artists. The main hardscape elements include the many walking paths that weave throughout the garden's dense vegetation. A wide brick path continues throughout the property, with various circular steppingstone paths also present. The garden features over 250 conifers, with most of them being of the garden-sized dwarf and miniature varieties, along with hostas, Japanese maples, dwarf gingkoes, peonies, carex, Epimedium. Many of the garden's beds are lined with water-worn limestone rocks.
Persons associated with the garden include: Emelie Snyder (former owner, 1959-2005); Marvin Snyder (owner, 1959-present); Marvin Snyder (designer, 1959-present); Kimberly S. Adams (gardener, 2008-2019).
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:
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Topic:
Marvin and Emelie Snyder Garden (Overland Park, Kansas)  Search this
United States of America -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- Overland Park  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File KS037
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65fae4d34-be39-4740-af0d-a8e7ef5b61e2
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref33245

Honolulu -- Ahuimanu

Former owner:
Van Poole, G.M., Dr.  Search this
Van Poole, G.M., Mrs., Dr.  Search this
Trexler, Eva Rose Mrs.  Search this
Architect:
Wood, Hart  Search this
White, Phillip K.  Search this
Interior designer:
McGrath, Mary Philpotts  Search this
Landscape architect:
Haus, Stephen  Search this
Provenance:
The Garden Club of Honolulu  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
ʻĀhuimanu (Honolulu, Hawaii)
United States of America -- Hawaii -- Honolulu County -- Honolulu
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, a garden plan, and narrative histories/descriptions of the garden (1983), Historic Resources Inventory, and copies of articles.
General:
"Ahuimanu" is the name of this home and means "gathering of birds" in Hawaiian. Designed in 1921 by noted designer Hart Wood, the home maintains Hawaiian plant material, which attracts an assortment of tropical birds. The garden blooms with lei materials, including palapalai fern. An ancient 'auwai, or irrigation stream, flows through the front of the garden and is surrounded by mondo grass, strawberry guava trees, and specimens of Bromiliaecea which are grown in abundance throughout the garden. The stream is shaded by monkey pod trees and is lined with pink impatiens and various ferns. Soft shades of pink are found throughout the garden in different material ranging from Cordyline fruticosa to over 40 varieties of Begoniaceae. Leading from the 'auwai are Indonesian lava pavers which border he owners' favorite area of walking iris. On the opposite side of the property from the 'auwai is the Nu'u'anu stream that has cascading waterfalls and large natural swimming ponds. The old stone path leading to the stream is surrounded by many varieties of the Begoniaceae. The stream flows through a tropical forest of Monstera and bamboo. Garden lighting highlights the waterfalls and bamboo at night.
Persons and organizations associated with the garden include: Dr. and Mrs. G. M. Poole (former owner, 1924); Mrs. Eva Rose Trexler (former owner, ?); Hart Wood (Architect, 1924); Phillip K. White (Architect for renovation, 1995); Mary Philpotts McGrath (Interior Design, 1995); and Stephen Haus (Landscape Architect, 1995).
Related Materials:
Ahuimanu related holdings consist of 1 folder (10 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:
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Topic:
Gardens -- Hawaii -- Honolulu  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File HI028
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Honolulu -- Dowsett Garden

Landscape designer:
Nottage, Lois  Search this
Thomas, Jean  Search this
Provenance:
The Garden Club of Honolulu  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Dowsett Garden (Honolulu, Hawaii)
United States of America -- Hawaii -- Honolulu County -- Honolulu
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets.
General:
Although it is less than one-quarter acre the Dowsett Garden combines aspects of a 19th century plantation garden and Asian influences and artifacts, particularly from Bali. Behind eight-foot tall hau hedges there is a small plantation-style house and cottage, tropical trees and plants that were used for food, medicine, and building materials by early Hawaiians, and ornamental beds with traditional lava rock edging. The garden is designed for outdoor entertaining and relaxation with features including an outdoor shower, a small Hindu temple, heads of Bodhisattvas on a fence, ceramic food storage jars containing plants, ornamental spheres, carved screens partially enclosing the back porch, gongs, and unusual rocks.
Some of the native plants in the Dowsett Garden had spiritual significance for the early Hawaiians, including the kukui tree, whose polished nuts were worn only by chiefs and the red tiplant whose leaves could be worn only by chiefs and high priests. Every plant had a practical use as well: the silk from hapu'u tree fern was used to embalm royalty and to stuff mattresses; kukui nut oil was used for lamps, waterproofing and to treat skin conditions including baldness; and leaves from the red tiplant are still used for skirts and leis, to bring good luck and to mark property lines. Breadfruit, brought originally from the Marquesas, exudes latex that was used to catch birds. Hau brought from Polynesia provided wood for canoes, fishing implements and tools, and bast fibers for netting, ropes and sewing. The buds and flowers had medicinal uses. Laua'e ferns were used for leis, while the hala tree provided food, wood and weaving material for hats, mats and roofs.
Persons associated with the garden include: Lois Nottage and Jean Thomas (garden designers).
Related Materials:
Dowsett Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (11 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:
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Topic:
Gardens -- Hawaii -- Honolulu  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File HI039
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb671a9cfd5-529e-4aeb-b862-a2d008ecada1
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref6379

Kaneohe -- Nottage Garden

Garden designer:
Nottage, Lois  Search this
Provenance:
The Garden Club of Honolulu  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Nottage Garden (Kaneohe, Hawaii)
United States of America -- Hawaii -- Honolulu County -- Kaneohe
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopies of articles, and other information.
General:
Native Hawaiians built fish ponds from lava rocks in the 1400s that developers filled in the 1940s to produce ocean front housing sites. The Nottage Garden is located on 17,500 square feet of this fill, mostly heavy clay harvested from nearby reefs in Kane'ohe Bay. Starting in 1955, the owners have created an informal tropical garden stocked with native Polynesian and Asian trees and perennials that surrounds their self-designed house and continues to the bay. An open Dutch door provides an ocean view from the house, and the front deck and ocean side terrace are furnished for outdoor living. Several varieties of palm trees grow on the perimeter of the property along with lychee, lime, lemon, papaya and banana trees that provide fruit and privacy. Colorful bromeliads, hibiscus, ti and bougainvillea grow alongside abundant ferns, blue sandpaper, stephanotis, and golden dewdrop vines and bonsai.
The garden incorporates artifacts and plants of the Hawaiian culture. Lava rock is used for retaining walls and large basins once used for crushing rocks are now planting containers. Garden ornaments include green glass fishing floats from Japan. The owners planted Hala trees that served many purposes historically, including fiber for weaving and wood for implements.
Persons associated with the garden include Lois Nottage (garden designer, 1955 to present).
Related Materials:
Nottage Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (24 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:
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Topic:
Gardens -- Hawaii -- Kaneohe  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File HI033
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb60d984ed4-6b6f-4f06-976a-113ee72b4fde
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref6385

Peterborough -- Gardens of Maude and John Odgers

Provenance:
Garden Club of Dublin (New Hampshire)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Gardens of Maude and John Odgers (Peterborough, New Hampshire)
United States of America -- New Hampshire -- Hillsborough -- Peterborough
Scope and Contents:
1 folder and 11 digital images. The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of articles.
General:
The three-and-one-half acre property had to be cleared of scrub and trees when it was purchased in 1980 before the modified Cape Cod style house could be built and the first vegetable garden could be planted; the owners did all the work themselves. They still have a small fenced vegetable garden off to one side and a newly-planted fruit orchard, but most of the gardens became ornamental. While blooms proliferate the owner and designer limits the colors to deep red, mauve, white and pastel yellow and emphasizes shape, texture, and shades of green ranging from yellow-green to blue-green spruce. Spheres are a motif repeated in the garden including the clematis-covered entry arch over a semi-circle cut in the gate, the arched trellis over the entrance to the orchard, the circular rock-lined pond, and another island bed in front of the house. A circular island bed is planted with herbs, the bluestone terrace has a serpentine edge, a kidney-shaped island bed is bisected by a grass walkway, and deep garden borders with curvilinear edges nearly encircle the lawn. Native granite is used for posts and rockwork, including a stone circle inlaid in the grass at the garden's entrance. Wooden features including Adirondack chairs and finials on the vegetable garden fence are painted dark red to coordinate with the roofs of two sheds. Many small ornaments are placed around the garden; a duck-shaped fountain that is a family heirloom is featured in the pond.
The design of the garden was influenced by the wide flower beds and island beds seen on a visit to Regent's Park in London. The existing beds were enlarged from four wide in width to the deeper ten to fifteen feet. This allows plants of differing textures to be layered, supplemented with planted containers and native rockwork. The grass walkways allow easier access to tend the beds.
Persons associated with the garden include: Maude and John Odgers (owners).
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:
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Topic:
Gardens -- New Hampshire -- Peterborough  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NH116
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Hep Cats

Designer:
Suzie Zuzek, American, 1920–2011  Search this
Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: hand screen printed on plain weave
Dimensions:
H x W: 78.7 × 79.4 cm (31 in. × 31 1/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Scarf
Object Name:
Scarf
Made in:
USA
Date:
1970
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Shinkle
Accession Number:
2021-2-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq432cf0f9f-f1e1-4f32-a159-9aeec51c1923
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2021-2-1

Filigree

Designer:
Dorothy Cole Ruddick, American, 1925 - 2010  Search this
Producer:
Knoll Textiles, (New York, New York, USA, founded 1947)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: rayon Technique: screen printed on plain weave Label: screen printed rayon
Dimensions:
H x W: 101.6 x 45.7 cm (40 x 18 in.) approx.
Type:
costume & accessories
Dress
Object Name:
Dress
Designed in:
USA
Date:
introduced 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Abby, Lisa and Margie Ruddick
Accession Number:
2021-43-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41db74819-089e-4a5b-935f-1209bea52f44
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2021-43-1

American Industrial Ballads Rejects

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Track Information:
101 The Popular Wobbly / Banjo.

102 Roll Down the Line / Banjo.

104 Beans, Bacon, and Gravy / Banjo.

105 Four Pence a Day / Banjo.

106 Weave Room Blues / Banjo.

107 Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat / Banjo.

108 Yellow Scab Poem / Banjo.

109 Father / Banjo.

110 Passing Through / Banjo.

111 Unknown / Banjo.

112 Roll Down the Line / Banjo.

113 Arkansas Traveler / Banjo.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-3349
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-3349
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / RR
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk509bd8532-86ce-46c5-98ee-3d4149fb2b91
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19778

American Industrial Ballads #2

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
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.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Contents:
2. Hard Times in the Mills 3. Let Then Wear Their Watches Fine 4. Fare Ye Well, Old Ely Branch 5. Mill Mother's Lament 6. Raggedy 7. My Children are Seven in Number 8. Ballad of Barney Graham/ Hard Times in the New River Mill 9. Weave Room Blues 10. He Lies in the American Land 11. Pittsburgh Town 12. Cold Water 13. The Death of Harry Simms 14. The Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues 15. Sixty Percent 16. Eight-Hour Day 17. Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat 18. Cotton Mill Colic 19. Come All You Hardy Miners
Track Information:
101 Hard Times in the Mill /

102 Let Them Wear Their Watches Fine /

103 Fare Ye Well, Old Ely Branch /

104 Mill Mother's Lament /

105 Raggedy /

106 My Children are Seven in Number /

107 Ballad of Barney Graham/ Hard Times in the New River Mill

108 Weave Room Blues /

109 He Lies in the American Land /

110 Pittsburgh Town /

111 Cold Water /

112 The Death of Harry Simms /

113 Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues /

114 Sixty Percent /

115 Eight-Hour Day /

116 Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat /

117 Cotton Mill Colic /

118 Come All You Hardy Miners /
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1383
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
Folkways 40058

CDR copy- Disc 243, Disc 325/6
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Labor  Search this
Industrial revolution  Search this
Function:
Labor unions
Labor unions
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1383
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk56e0847d9-e217-42cf-b03a-321b5879f234
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19863

Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 4

Producer:
Smith, Harry Everett, 1923-1991  Search this
Charters, Samuel Barclay, 1929-2015  Search this
Performer:
McIntorsh, Lonnie  Search this
Perkins, Gertrude  Search this
Bumble Bee Slim  Search this
Dixon Brothers  Search this
Memphis Jug Band  Search this
Miller's Merrymakers  Search this
Thibodeaux Boys  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Cajuns  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
North Carolina
Tennessee
Georgia
Louisiana
Track Information:
101 Weave Room Blues / Dixon Brothers. Guitar. English language.

102 Sleep On, Mother, Sleep On / Lonnie McIntorsh. Guitar. English language.

103 The Death of Leroy Carr / Bumble Bee Slim. Piano. English language.

104 Gold Daddy Blues / Gertrude Perkins. English language.

105 Jazzbo Stomp / Memphis Jug Band. Guitar,Jug. English language.

106 Te Ma Leesa Jolie Blonde / Miller's Merrymakers. Fiddle,Accordion. French language.

107 La Two-Step A Erby / Thibodeaux Boys. Fiddle,Accordion. French language.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-3128
General:
Potentially the "real" missing fourth volume to Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music. 78s sides from 1928-1936. At Smith's memorial, it was joked we are still waiting on the 4th volume. Notes in box indicate these tapes were compiled by Moe Asch, Sam charters, and Harry Smith, though without dates. Various interviews with Asch, Smith, and John Cohen claim the project was scrapped because Asch "did not have the documentation" and Harry "wanted to do more content analysis" but lost interest and many of his original working notes, and sold much of his own 78 collection to the New York Public Library. A "Volume 4" (2012) was put out by Revenant (RVN 211) in accordance with the Harry Smith Archives, it is unclear how they chose songs, supposedly compiled contemporaneously with the first three volumes, but it shares only a few artists and none of the songs found on this version, and none of Smith's unique graphics and descriptions, and Dick Spottswood claims no song titles or topical hints were known other than the Carter's "I am a Stranger Here" which does not appear in this collection. This series is likely what Asch referred to in 1972 when he said he had tapes of volume 4, and even a volume 5. Spottswood also mentions that a tape of 78s had been made. What seems to make this the "genuine" 4th volume is Smith's claim that "the problems involved in those interrelationships (shown in the original Anthology) have been solved since then, so there is no reason to bring those records out, they aren't as relevant." This series seems to be a more recent effort by Smith, Charters, and Asch to show new sets ethnomusicological interrelationships relevant to the cultural and scholarly problems of the 1960s. With newly available info on these 78s, it seems a viable project for Folkways to complete.

CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Old-time music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Cajun music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Piano  Search this
Jug  Search this
Violin  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Industrial revolution  Search this
Function:
Labor unions
Labor unions
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-3128
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
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Archival Repository:
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GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk52c1e7e01-72a9-4f0e-a337-ecdca74d776d
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref21344

Newport Folk Festival: Non-English Workshop

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Creator:
McAllester, David P. (David Park), 1916-2006  Search this
Hinton, Sam, 1917-2009  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Contents:
29. Dave McAllister- Sixteen Times 30. Dave McAllister- Tawa Nohiyay 1. Sam Hinton- Mr. Tunstals's Hoedown 1. Pete Seeger- Guantanamera Intro 2. Pete Seeger- Guantanamera 3. Pete Seeger- Kayu Wajinay (Seneca Canoe Song) 4. Pete Seeger- Weave Room Blues 5. Pete Seeger- Tom Dooley
Track Information:
101 Sixteen Times / David Park McAllester.

102 Tawa Nohiyay / David Park McAllester.

103 Guantanamera / Pete Seeger.

104 Kayowjajineh / Pete Seeger.

105 Weave Room Blues / Pete Seeger.

106 Tom Dooley / Pete Seeger.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-3233
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Rhode Island, New York, United States, July 27, 1963.
General:
CDR copy- disc 246
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Industrial revolution  Search this
Function:
Labor unions
Labor unions
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-3233
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:
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EDAN-URL:
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