Subject File, 1857-1952

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The Frederick Law Olmsted Papers Subject File series contains correspondence, maps, drawings, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed matter arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically therein, spanning primarily from 1857 to the 1890s. Stemming from Berkeley to Brookline, Atlanta to Albany, New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston, or from Niagara Falls to the World’s Columbian Exposition, the subject file includes documentation and ideas about buildings and grounds, cemeteries, city and regional planning, community design, clubs and hotels, fairs, hospitals, parks, private estates and public buildings related to a myriad of small towns, cities, and sites around the country.

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