Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903

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Landscape architect.

From the description of Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 (bulk 1838-1903). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979908

American landscape designer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Charles A. Dana, 1876 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872066

Landscape architect.

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From the description of Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 papers, 1854-1871. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155570780

Biographical Note

  • 1822, Apr. 26: Born, Hartford, Conn.
  • 1838 - 1839 : Studied topographical engineering with Frederick A. Barton
  • 1844 - 1854 : Connecticut Connecticut New York New York Farmed in Connecticut and New York
  • 1850: Europe Europe Mount Europe Alaskan European B And B De L'Europe EUROPE VILLA CORTES Hotel Gare de Lille - Europe Bureau de Poste de Parthenay Europe RESIDENCIAL CLUB EUROPEO Hotel Europe Hôtel residhome prestige val europe Hotel D Europe Avignon City Cen Hotel Centro Europeu Tourist Hotel Europe Carlton-Europe Hotel Bureau de Poste de Strasbourg Parlement Europeen Europe Bay Woods State Natural Area Best Western Premier Hotel Carrefour de l'Europe Bureau de Poste de Paris Europe Ehsal Europese Hogeschool Brussel / Campus Prinssenstraat GRAND HOTEL DE l EUROPE Europeo Flowers Bureau de Poste de Montelimar Europe Hotel Europe Great Britain United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Traveled to Europe and Great Britain with his brother, John Hull Olmsted, and Charles Loring Brace
  • 1852: Published Walks and Talks of an American Farmer in England (New York: G. P. Putnam. 2 vols.)
  • 1852 - 1854 : Toured southern states on a commission from the New York Times for a series of articles on the effect of slavery on economic conditions in the South
  • 1855 - 1856 : Editor and partner, Dix & Edwards, publishers of Putnam's Magazine
  • 1856: Published A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States (New York: Dix & Edwards. 723 pp.)
  • 1857: Central Park, New York, N.Y. Central Park Keuka Park Post Office Le Petite Ciel Mobile Home Park Plainview - Old Bethpage Community Park Forsyth Park Hennepin Park City Line Park Gallis Hill Station Mobile Home Park Milburn Creek Park Lakeside Park Harrison Pond Park Cerone Avenue Park Lishakill Park Ellwood Park Church Street Mobile Home Park Bedford Park Congregational Church Rochester Henrietta Planned Industrial Park C Gerard Park Cayuga Lake State Park United Methodist Korean Church of Central Queens Village of Glen Park McCarren Park Play Center High Bridge Park Appointed superintendent, Central Park, New York, N.Y. Published A Journey Through Texas (New York: Dix & Edwards. 516 pp.)
  • 1858: Central Park, New York, N.Y. Central Park Keuka Park Post Office Le Petite Ciel Mobile Home Park Plainview - Old Bethpage Community Park Forsyth Park Hennepin Park City Line Park Gallis Hill Station Mobile Home Park Milburn Creek Park Lakeside Park Harrison Pond Park Cerone Avenue Park Lishakill Park Ellwood Park Church Street Mobile Home Park Bedford Park Congregational Church Rochester Henrietta Planned Industrial Park C Gerard Park Cayuga Lake State Park United Methodist Korean Church of Central Queens Village of Glen Park McCarren Park Play Center High Bridge Park Appointed architect in chief, Central Park, New York, N.Y. Established firm, Olmsted and Vaux; name soon changed to Frederick Law Olmsted
  • 1859: Married Mary Cleveland Perkins Olmsted, widow of his brother John
  • 1860: Published A Journey in the Back Country (New York: Mason Bros. 492 pp.)
  • 1861: Published The Cotton Kingdom (New York: Mason Bros. 2 vols.) based upon A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, A Journey Through Texas, and A Journey in the Back Country Appointed general secretary, U. S. Sanitary Commission
  • 1863: Mariposa Mariposa Esteros de La Mariposa La Mariposa La Mariposa La Mariposa Quebrada Mariposa Mariposa La Mariposa Mariposa Elementary School La Mariposa Mariposa County Fire Department Company 22 Mariposa Public Utility District Fire Station 1 Mariposa Assembly of God Church Quebrada Las Mariposas Mariposa Paso de Mariposas Estación La Mariposa Mariposa County Fire Department Company 26 Coulterville La Mariposa Mariposa Canyon Mariposa County Fairgrounds La Mariposa Health Station Mariposa Playground La Mariposa California California Became superintendent, John C. Frémont's Mariposa mining estates, California
  • 1864: Appointed commissioner, Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove, California
  • 1874: Commissioned to design the grounds of the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.
  • 1882: Published The Spoils of the Park ([Detroit, Mich.: publisher unknown]. 57 pp.)
  • 1884: Name of firm changed to F. L. and J. C. Olmsted
  • 1888: Began work on Biltmore, George W. Vanderbilt's estate, Asheville, N.C.
  • 1889: Name of firm changed to F. L. Olmsted and Co.
  • 1893: Chicago, Ill. Chicago Completed landscaping grounds for World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill. Name of firm changed to Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot
  • 1897: Name of firm changed to F. L. and J. C. Olmsted
  • 1898: Name of firm changed to Olmsted Brothers ( -1961)
  • 1903, Aug. 28: Died, Waverly, Mass.

From the guide to the Frederick Law Olmsted Papers, 1777-1952, (bulk 1838-1903), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letters, 1835-1845, Hartford, Conn. Brown University, John Hay Library
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referencedIn Stanford University Archives print collection, 1862-2001. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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creatorOf Dix, Edwards & Company. Letters and agreements, 1854-1859. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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referencedIn Frederick Law Olmsted architectural drawings and plans, 1877-1927. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Frederick Law Olmsted : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf OLMSTED, FREDERICK LAW. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
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creatorOf Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903. Frederick Law Olmstead Letters Wake Forest University - ZSR Library, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
referencedIn Museum of the City of New York. Central Park architectural drawings collection, [ca. 1857]-1883. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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creatorOf College of California. Letter book of the College of California, 1849-67. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Allen, Luther A. The politics of parks : the Central Park model and the fate of Olmsted's design for Mount Royal / Luther A. Allen. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Koskovich, Ray Gerard. Frederick Law Olmsted and the original landscape plans for Stanford University : manuscript, 1981-82. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Records of the National Capital Planning Commission. 1900 - 2000. Administrative Files
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referencedIn United States American Freedmen's Inquiry Commission records, 1862-1864. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Frederick Law Olmsted Papers, 1777-1952, (bulk 1838-1903) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf White, Stanford, 1853-1906. Stanford White correspondence and architectural drawings, 1887-1922, (bulk 1887-1907). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lambert, Phyllis. Frederick Law Olmsted en prespective : photographies de Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander et Geoffrey James = Viewing Olmsted : photographs by Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander, and Geoffrey James : exhibition publications, 1996. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. Daniel Coit Gilman correspondence, 1871-1875. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Roper, Laura Wood, 1911-2003. Papers of Laura Wood Roper, 1822-1982 (bulk 1871-1895 and 1948-1952) Library of Congress
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referencedIn Frances Benjamin Johnston Papers, 1855-1956, (bulk 1890-1945) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn McLaughlin, Charles Capen. Papers, relating mainly to Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1960-1999, bulk 1978-1989. American University, American University Library; Bender Library
referencedIn Tidd, Harriet,. Papers collected by Harriet Tidd [manuscript] 1926 & n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Steiner, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1827-1892. Lewis Henry Steiner letters, 1861-1864. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Stanford University arboretum records, 1886-1994, 1886-1923 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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referencedIn Letter Book of the College of California, 1849-1867 The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
creatorOf Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895. Prospect Park, New York, N.Y. : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Bloor, A. J. (Alfred Janson), 1828-1917. Papers, [ca. 1848-1916]. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Biography -- Olmsted, Frederick Law. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Nicolay" to "Palmer". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Head, Franklin Harvey, 1835-1914. A notable lawsuit / by Franklin H. Head. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, (inclusive), (bulk), 1780-1953, 1850-1940 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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referencedIn Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers, 1702-1952. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1766-1912 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Archives of the Frederick Law Olmsted Documentary Editing Project 1838-2005. American University, American University Library; Bender Library
referencedIn Architecture of Stanford University collection, 1886-1937 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952. Frances Benjamin Johnston papers, 1855-1956 (bulk 1890-1945). Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wales, Salem Howe, 1825-1902. Papers, 1837-1908. Winterthur Library
creatorOf Clark, Henry Grafton, 1814-1892. Papers, 1816-1899. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn May family. Papers of the May and Goddard families, 1766-1912 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Frederick Law Olmsted Papers.
creatorOf McKim, Charles Follen, 1847-1909. Papers 1838-1930 1866-1909. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Mullins, Edgar Young, 1860-1928. Correspondence between Olmsted Brothers and President E.Y. Mullins. SBTS Library, James P. Boyce Centennial Library
referencedIn Lampson, Robin, 1900-. Robin Lampson collection, 1868-1937. University of the Pacific, William Knox Holt Memorial Library
creatorOf D.H. Burnham & Co. Records, ca. 1891-1912. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Nation, papers, 1865-1893. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn McLaughlin, Charles Capen. The papers of Frederick Law Olmsted : NEH grant proposal for 1987-1989 : typescript, 1986. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Stevenson, Elizabeth, 1919-1999. Elizabeth Stevenson papers, [ca. 1950-1999]. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Pilat, Ignaz Anton, 1820-1870. Ignaz Anton Pilat papers, 1842-1879 (bulk 1859-1870). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957. Letter, 1950 Aug 9, Brookline, Mass. [to] Caroline Shillaber, Cambridge, Mass. / Frederick Law Olmsted. Harvard University, Frances Loeb Library
referencedIn Charles Follen McKim Papers, 1838-1929, (bulk 1890-1910) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Cooke, Rose Terry, 1827-1892. Papers of Rose Terry Cooke, 1855-1891. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Head, Franklin H. (Franklin Harvey), 1832-1914. Studies in Early American history : A Notable Lawsuit : typescript, ca. 1898. Mount Allison University Libraries and Archives, Ralph Pickard Bell Library
referencedIn Olmsted, John Charles, 1852-1920. Papers of John Charles Olmsted. 1860 ca.-1920. Harvard University, Frances Loeb Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7050: George Brown Goode Papers.
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creatorOf Olmsted Associates. Olmsted Associates landscape projects list, undated. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Norton, Lucie. Correspondence between Olmsted Brothers, landscape architects, and the Misses Norton pertaining to Gardencourt, 1899-1947. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Ernest Miller White Library
referencedIn Lampson (Robin) Collection, 1868-1975 University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
creatorOf Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. The Longfellow birthday-book, 1881. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Elliott, Orrin Leslie, 1860-1940. Orrin Leslie Elliott papers, 1891-1936. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Records of the California State Parks Council Bancroft Library
creatorOf Beach, Chester, 1881-1956. Chester Beach papers, 1885-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Riverdale Historic District proposal [picture] (between 1950 and 1979). Lehman College Library, Leonard Lief Library
creatorOf Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903. Statement in regard to general plan of Union Square. Historical Society of Washington, Dc
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission. Records, 1861-1866. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903. Frederick Law Olmsted collection, 1877-1939. Cornell University Library
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referencedIn Frederick Albert Gutheim papers, 1875-1994 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Kingsbury, Alice Eliza, 1858-1937. Alice Kingsbury papers, 1890s-1937. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Szarkowski, John. Inauguration de l'exposition : Frederick Law Olmsted en perspective : photographies de Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander et Geoffrey James = Exhibition opening : Viewing Olmsted : Photographs by Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander and Geoffrey James : recordings, 1996. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Head, Franklin H. (Franklin Harvey), 1832-1914. Studies in Early American history : A Notable Lawsuit : typescript, ca. 1898. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
referencedIn Buggey, Susan. The mountain : the heart and soul of Montréal : recordings, 2000. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Charles A. Dana, 1876 July 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Geddes, George. George Geddes papers, 1831-1874. New York State Historical Documents
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referencedIn Southern Famine Relief Commission. Records, 1867. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Massachusetts. Metropolitan District Commission. Correspondence from the secretary to the landscape architect, 1895-1925 (bulk 1895-1901). Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
creatorOf Duveen, Albert,. Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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referencedIn Stanford University. Archives. Stanford University map collection, 1853-1997. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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creatorOf Hingham (Mass.). Records, 1637-1931. Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers, 1786-1945 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Frederick Law Olmsted National Memorial Competition : competition documents, 1984. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Stanford University print collection, 1862-2001 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Beach, Chester, 1881-1956. Chester Beach papers, 1885-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Godkin, Edwin Lawrence, 1831-1902. Edwin Lawrence Godkin papers, 1845-1927. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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referencedIn Frederick Law Olmsted architectural drawings and plans, 1877-1927. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Charles E. Little Papers, 1975-1990 Special Collections Research Center
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creatorOf Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885. Letter to Archibald Russell, Eliot C. Comdin [?] and Frederick Law Olmsted. South Bend, IN. 1867 Apr. 15. University of Iowa Libraries
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creatorOf Amherst College. Buildings and grounds collection, 1820-[ongoing]. Amherst College Library
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referencedIn Ezra Cornell papers, (bulk), 1746-1888, 1844-1870 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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Place Name Admin Code Country
California
Washington (D.C.)
Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
Illinois--Chicago
Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
Mariposa (Calif.)
United States
Southern States
California--Mariposa
California
Mariposa (Calif.)
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
New York (State)--New York
United States
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Subject
Natural history
Slavery--Southern States
Gold mines and mining--California--Mariposa
Architecture
Agriculture
Landscape architecture
City planning
Parks--Design and construction
Exhibitions--Illinois--Chicago
Landscape architecture--Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Exhibitions
Regional planning
Landscape architecture--New York (State)--New York
Gold mines and mining
Privateering--History--18th century
Landscape architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Scientific publications
Slavery
Smithsonian Publications
Education
Occupation
Landscape architects
Function

Person

Birth 1822-04-26

Death 1903-08-28

Male

Americans

English

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