COLLECTIONS: 1 - 4 of 4
Scope and Contents: The collection includes some 5,000 letters exchanged with his wife, Sophia White Olmsted (1862-1956), during the years 1898-1920. During this period Olmsted traveled for lengthy periods on firm business and this correspondence provides insight into the realities of both practice and domestic concerns. There are also correspondence files with professional colleagues, scattered manuscript materials of professional interest, as well as family papers, ephemera and photographs.
Overview: Drawings, plans, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, slides and ephemera related to the landscape design practice founded by Arthur A. Shurcliff and its successor firms.
Overview: The bulk of this collection is comprised of World War II files related to Norman T. Newton's work in the Sub Commission of Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives (correspondence, final reports, and maps). It also includes pre- and post- WWII publications on conditions of works of art and historic monuments.