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Olmsted Brothers Collection, n.d., 1913-1916
1969-2  
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Description
The collection consists of records created by the Olmsted Brothers firm, as well as materials relating to Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.
Background
Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), known as the "father of American landscape architecture," designed and planned parks and park systems throughout the United States. His earliest designs, completed with partner Calvert Vaux, include New York's Central Park, Brooklyn's Prospect Park, and Chicago's South Parks.
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the Curator.
Availability
Collection is open for research.