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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-259764

Description

x, 317 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Homes and haunts
History.
Historic buildings Conservation and restoration
Landscape architecture Conservation and restoration
Landscape protection
Historic preservation
Buildings, structures, etc.

Originator

Allen, David Grayson, 1943-

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.

Publication

Boston : Northeastern University Press ;
Hanover : Published by University Press of New England

Description

x, 317 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-302) and index.
Received November 29, 2007.

ISBN

9781555536794 (cloth : alk. paper)
1555536794 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks F74.B9 A45 2007

Other People and Orgs

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
United States. National Park Service

Material Type

Case studies.

Places

Massachusetts Brookline.
United States
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site (Brookline, Mass.)
Brookline (Mass.)