American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920: a Study Collection from the Harvard Graduate School of Design
American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920, presents a historical view of American buildings and landscapes. The photographs, plans, maps, and models in the collection show the work of Harvard faculty, such as Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., and of prominent landscape architects throughout the country. The collection offers views of cities, buildings, parks, estates and gardens, and a complete history of Boston's Park System.
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These online exhibits provide context and additional information about this collection.
- Boston's Emerald Necklace
- Glacier National Park, 1925
- Harvard University Buildings
- New York City Parks in Use, 1912
These historical era(s) are best represented in the collection although they may not be all-encompassing.
- Development of the Industrial United States, 1876-1915
- Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930
Related Collections and Exhibits
- Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America, 1935-1955
- Built in America: Historic Building and Engineering, 1933-Present
- Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922-1932
- Mapping the National Parks
- Touring Turn-of-the-Century America, 1880-1920
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For help with general search strategies, see Finding Items in American Memory.