7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903.

  1. Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    24,000 items ; 73 containers plus 1 oversize ; 23 linear feet ; 60 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and...

  2. Yousef Waffa papers, 1932-1934

    10 items ; 8 containers ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape design student. Ten scrapbooks consisting of photographs, maps, blue prints, and notes detailing the urban and park planning of different cities and subdivisions across the United States at the outset of the New Deal.

  3. Laura Wood Roper papers, 1822-1982

    2,280 items ; 19 containers ; 9 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). Correspondence, research notes, reports, clippings, and printed matter related to Olmsted and the landscape architectural firm, Olmsted Associates (1961- ) and its predecessors, collected by Roper for her biography of Olmsted. Also includes card indexes containing abstracts mostly from Olmsted’s correspondence in the Library of Congress Manuscript...

  4. Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    170,000 items ; 637 containers plus 24 oversize ; 255 linear feet ; 531 microfilm reels ; 1,297 digital files (1.3 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family...

  5. Frances Benjamin Johnston papers, 1855-1956

    19,000 items ; 50 containers plus 1 oversize ; 21.2 linear feet ; 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer and illustrator. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial papers, family papers, clippings, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Johnston's career as a photographer of national figures and events, her photography of gardens and estates, compilation of a photographic record of Southern colonial architecture, participation in international exhibitions, travels...

  6. Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    4,200 items ; 14 containers ; 5.6 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.

  7. Carl Schurz papers, 1842-1983

    24,500 items ; 229 containers plus 1 oversize ; 57.8 linear feet ; 126 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Army officer, journalist, and reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks pertaining to Liberal Republicanism, tariff reduction, civil service reform, anti-imperialism, election campaigns, and the administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes in which Schurz served as...