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San Mateo -- House on the Hill

Former owner:
Clark, Celia Tobin  Search this
Clark, Charles W.  Search this
Whipple, Stephen  Search this
Hobart, Walter  Search this
Arguello family  Search this
Mezes, S. M.  Search this
Jacobs, Justin M.  Search this
Architect:
Alder, David  Search this
Landscape architect:
Alder, David  Search this
Horticulturist:
Worn, Isabella  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
House on the Hill (San Mateo, California)
United States of America -- California -- San Mateo County -- San Mateo
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a slide list, garden descriptions from newspaper articles, correspondence, excerpts from a real estate listing and an information sheet.
General:
"House on the Hill is an English Tudor Style house designed by David Alder. The gardens are formal and at the entrance of the home there are large espaliered magnolias. Other highlights include a courtyard with manicured boxwoods, a formal rose garden, shade garden, and a large grove of oak trees."
The 3 35-mm. slides are duplicates from the San Mateo Historical Society.
Persons associated with the property include: Celia Tobin Clark (former owner, 1929-1965); Charles W. Clark (former owner); Stephen Whipple (former owner); Walter Hobart (former owner); the Arguello family (former owners); S. M. Mezes (former owner); Justin M. Jacobs (former owner); David Alder (architect and landscape architect, 1929-1930); and Isabella Worn (horticulturist, 1930).
Related Materials:
House on the Hill related holdings consist of 1 folder (3 35 mm. slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- California -- San Mateo  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CA363
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref24392

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