3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Urban beautification.

  1. 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 papers is also contained in the collection.

  2. Mira Lloyd Dock papers, 1814-1951

    2,500 items. 11 containers plus 1 oversize. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Horticulturalist, conservationist, educator, and clubwoman. Correspondence, printed matter, speeches and writings, clippings, photographs, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Dock's efforts in forestry, conservation, gardening, park development, and nature study in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the United States as well as in Germany and England.

  3. Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, 1911-1983

    28,300 items. 64 containers plus 12 oversize. 29.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect and engineer. Correspondence, journals. memoranda, minutes and reports, drafts of speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, subject file, biographical material, poetry, notes, appointment calendars, charts, graphs, diagrams, clippings, printed matter, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material chiefly dating from 1960 to 1980, documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, as chairman of public commissions responsible for the redesign of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., as a member of various commissions relating to conservation, preservation, and redevelopment in California, and as an author of works on architecture and city planning.