Burden, Steele, 1900-1995,

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Steele Burden worked for the city of Baton Rouge and LSU initially as a gardener and later as a landscape architect. He played a pivotal role in the founding and development of the LSU Rural Life History Museum at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., by donating the museum's site, Windrush Plantation, his family's home.

From the description of Steele Burden oral history interview, 1994. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 262478452

Steele Burden worked for the city of Baton Rouge and LSU initially as a gardner and later as a landscape architect. He played a pivotal role in the founding and development of the Rural Life Museum at Louisiana State University by donating the museum's site, Windrush Plantation, his family's home.

From the description of Steele Burden oral history interview, 1993. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70888785

Steele Burden worked for the city of Baton Rouge and LSU initially as a gardener and later as a landscape architect. He played a pivotal role in the founding and development of the LSU Rural Life History Museum at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., by donating the museum's site, Windrush Plantation, his family's home. Burden was interviewed here because of his association with William Weeks Hall and his familiarity with the gardens of the Shadows-on-the-Teche in the late 1930s and 40s.

From the description of Steele Burden oral history interview, 1978. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 238692534

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Burden, Steele, 1900-1995,. Steele Burden oral history interview, 1994. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Burden, Ione Easter, 1896-1983. Ione Burden and family papers, 1815-1985. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Burden, Steele, 1900-1995,. Steele Burden oral history interview, 1993. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Burden, Steele, 1900-1995,. Steele Burden oral history interview, 1978. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Fricke, Dudley,. Dudley Fricke oral history interview, 1997. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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Relation Name
associatedWith Burden, Ione Easter, 1896-1983. person
associatedWith Cox, Robert Ray. person
associatedWith Fricke, Dudley, person
associatedWith Grigsby, Kathy. person
associatedWith Hall, William Weeks, 1894-1958. person
associatedWith Knatt, J. Clement. person
associatedWith Koch, Richard, 1889-1971. person
associatedWith Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Rural Life Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Rural Life Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History. corporateBody
associatedWith McIlhenny, Edward Avery, 1872-1949. person
associatedWith National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States. corporateBody
associatedWith Steele family. family
associatedWith Turner, Suzanne, 1950- person
associatedWith Weeks, David, 1786-1834. person
associatedWith Wilson, Samuel, 1911-1993. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Louisiana
Louisiana--Baton Rouge
Louisiana
Magnolia Mound Plantation (Baton Rouge, La.)
City Park (Baton Rouge, La.)
Baton Rouge (La.)
Louisiana--Baton Rouge
Avery Island (La.)
Windrush (Baton Rouge, La.)
Shadows on the Teche Plantation (La.)
Subject
Gardens
Philanthropists
Golf courses--Landscape architecture
Agricultural museum
Landscape architecture
Plantations--Landscape architecture
Parks--Landscape architecture
Universities and colleges--Landscape architecture
Occupation
Gardeners--Louisiana--Baton Rouge
Landscape architects--Louisiana--Baton Rouge
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Person

Birth 1900

Death 1995

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