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The Olmsted National Historic Site and the growth of historic landscape preservation /David Grayson Allen.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Allen, David Grayson, 1943-
Publication
Boston : Northeastern University Press ;
Hanover : Published by University Press of New England
Contents
pt. I. American Landscape Architecture and the Establishment of the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site -- 1. Beginnings of the Olmsted National Historic Site -- 2. Waging the Battle Anew -- pt. II. Early Development of the Olmsted National Historic Site and New Interest in Landscape Preservation -- 3. Early Developments at the Olmsted Site -- 4. Olmsted as a Traditional National Historic Site -- 5. Cultural Landscape Preservation Movement Within the National Park Service -- pt. III. Fulfilling the Potential of the Site -- 6. Transformation of the Olmsted Collection -- 7. Site Changes and Developments -- 8. Preservation of Historic Landscapes -- 9. Olmsted National Historic Site and the National Park Service -- App. A. Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., and the National Park Service Organic Act of 1916 -- App. B. List of Interviewees for the Administrative History of Olmsted National Historic Site.
Date
c2007.
Description
x, 317 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-302) and index.
Received November 29, 2007.
ISBN
1555536794 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781555536794 (cloth : alk. paper)
GUSN
259764
Call Number
Stacks F74.B9 A45 2007
Other People and Orgs
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
United States. National Park Service
Descriptive terms
Buildings, structures, etc.
Historic buildings Conservation and restoration
Historic preservation
History.
Homes and haunts
Landscape architecture Conservation and restoration
Landscape protection
Material Type
Case studies.
Places
Brookline (Mass.)
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site (Brookline, Mass.)
Massachusetts Brookline.
United States

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