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Fairfield -- Box Hill

Object Details

sova.aag.gca_ref21462
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a88a2081-100d-493b-aa0c-d9c2fd75fbd5
Former Title
Hinesite
General
"The garden at Box Hill has an early herb garden, knot garden (taken from an early French engraving), roses, peonies, grape arbor, dogwoods, boxwood, Yellow-wood Tree, raised cutting garden, naturalized iris in a field, and woodland walks. The house was built in 1825, and the garden was designed for Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin McFarland Hines in 1954."
Persons associated with the property include: Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin McFarland Hines (former owners from 1948 to 1993); Vera Breed (landscape architect, 1954); and Mrs. H. Bertram Lambert (gardener, 1954).
Former owner
Hines, Benjamin McFarland
Hines, Benjamin McFarland, Mrs.
Landscape architect
Breed, Vera
Gardener
Lambert, H. Bertram Mrs.
Provenance
Sasqua Garden Club
Collection Creator
Garden Club of America
Place
Box Hill (Fairfield, Conn.)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Fairfield
Topic
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Fairfield
Former owner
Hines, Benjamin McFarland
Hines, Benjamin McFarland, Mrs.
Landscape architect
Breed, Vera
Gardener
Lambert, H. Bertram Mrs.
Provenance
Sasqua Garden Club
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Sponsor
A project to describe images in this finding aid received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care Initiative, administered by the National Collections Program.
Custodial History
Sasqua Garden Club facilitated the submission of this garden's documentation.
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
Identifier
AAG.GCA, File CT193
Type
Archival materials
Collection Citation
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Collection 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.
Bibliography
Gardens have been featured in a book by Swanson, Faith H. and Virginia Rady. Herb garden design. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1984.
Scope and Contents
The folder includes a slide list, descriptions of the slides, excerpts from publications featuring the gardens, and a description and worksheet completed by GCA researcher Ann Curley.
Collection 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.
Related Materials
Box Hill related holdings consist of 1 folder (10 35 mm. slides)
AAG.GCA_ref21462
Large EAD
AAG.GCA
AAG
Record ID
ebl-1643208220039-1643210177523-1
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