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Fairfield -- Mediterranean Garden

Object Details

sova.aag.gca_ref21463
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb69fbf852f-bb0d-4ddf-8510-c92880ea9698
General
Today, as in the past, this is a green and white garden, with white clematis, white dogwoods, and white impatiens. The ten by twenty-foot geometric shaped flowerbed is the focal point of the garden. This is where bulbs and annuals change with the seasons.
Persons associated with the garden include: Winnefred Merrifield (former owner, 1954-1959); Donald T. Aikengead (former owner, 1959-1965); Laura M. Hunter (former owner, 1965-1972); Laura M. Bishop (former owner, 1972-1979); Stephen D. Colhoun (former owner, 1979-1985); and Eloise Ray (landscape architect, early 1970s).
Former owner
Merrifield, Winnifred
Aikenhead, Donald T.
Hunter, Laura M.
Bishop, Laura M.
Colhoun, Stephen D.
Landscape architect
Ray, Eloise A., 1905-1995
Provenance
Sasqua Garden Club
Collection Creator
Garden Club of America
Place
Mediterranean Garden (Fairfield, Connecticut).
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Fairfield
Topic
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Fairfield
Former owner
Merrifield, Winnifred
Aikenhead, Donald T.
Hunter, Laura M.
Bishop, Laura M.
Colhoun, Stephen D.
Landscape architect
Ray, Eloise A., 1905-1995
Provenance
Sasqua Garden Club
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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 CT285
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.
Scope and Contents
The folder includes a worksheet, magazine article, newspaper article, and maps with features.
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
Mediterranean Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (12 35 mm. slides)
AAG.GCA_ref21463
Large EAD
AAG.GCA
AAG
Record ID
ebl-1643208220039-1643210177537-1
Fairfield -- Mediterranean Garden
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