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Gottlieb Hampfler garden photography collection

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Gottlieb Hampfler garden photography collection
Identifier
AAG.HMP
Photographer
Hampfler, Gottlieb
Biographical/Historical note
Gottlieb A. Hampfler was the staff photographer for Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, from 1955 until his retirement in 1975. His career in horticulture began with positions at Henry F. Michell Company and Andorra Nursery, both in Pennsylvania. After an exchange of correspondence between Hampfler and Longwood founder Pierre Samuel du Pont, Hampfler was hired in 1934 to serve on the horticulture staff there. In this position, he was able to indulge his passion for photography. Hampfler's first freelance work was done in 1938; from 1946-1948, he served on the faculty of Moore College of Art in Philadelphia. As the president of a number of camera clubs and a member of several professional societies, Hampfer lectured extensively and received numerous awards, including the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Certificate of Merit in 1993.
Date
circa 1955-1975
Custodial History note
63 35mm slides were loaned to the Archives of American Gardens by Gottlieb Hampfler in 1991 for the purposes of making copies of them. The original slides were subsequently returned to Hampfler.
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet (63 35mm slide duplicates.)
Summary
The Gottlieb Hampfler Collection contains 63 duplicate 35mm slides of images of gardens in the Brandywine Valley in Delaware and Pennsylvania and Rye, New York taken by Hampfler, the staff photographer at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, from 1955-1975.
Restrictions
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Genre/Form
Slides (photographs)
Rights
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Photographer
Hampfler, Gottlieb
Topic
Plants
Flowers
Gardens -- New York -- Rye
Gardens -- Delaware -- Wilmington
Place
Granogue (Wilmington, Delaware)
Goodstay (Wilmington, Delaware)
Citation
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Gottlieb Hampfler photograph collection.
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
AAG.HMP
AAG.HMP
AAG
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb69779d11b-a793-4d3f-badb-1d2cfa218854
sova.aag.hmp
Record ID
ebl-1530043213017-1530043213023-0
[Eleutherian Mills]: tulips in spring.: 1959 May.
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