Frederick Law Olmsted correspondence, 1910-1951.


Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957. Frederick Law Olmsted correspondence, 1910-1951.

Frederick Law Olmsted correspondence, 1910-1951.

Mainly carbon copies of his correspondence, l9l0-1916, relating to legislation concerning the National Park Service, with a few reference to the Hetch Hetchy controversy. Include letters from J. Horace McFarland and Richard B. Watrous (American Civic Association), Mark Sullivan (Collier's), Frank Pierce (U. S. Dept. of the Interior), Allen Chamberlain (Society for the Preservation of National Parks), John Nolen, Reed Smoot, Gifford Pinchot, H. S. Graves (U. S. Forest Service), and James S. Pray (American Society of Landscape Architects).

Originals : 1 portfolio.Copies : 1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2163) and positive.

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