2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Roper, Laura Wood, 1911-2003. Laura Wood Roper map collection.

  1. 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.


    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 Division.

  2. Laura Wood Roper map collection

    4 items. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The collection consists of four maps that depict locations in Chicago, San Francisco, Staten Island, and Hartford, Connecticut. Frederick Law Olmsted helped create each of the maps.