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Boston -- Howard Ulfelder, MD, Healing Garden at Massachsetts General Hospital

Object Details

sova.aag.gca_ref33207
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb662f6c5c6-149a-4935-90e0-922e7a6d0a43
General
The Howard Ulfelder, MD, Healing Garden is small public rooftop garden and hidden oasis located within the Yawkey Cancer Center at MGH. This living, green, restorative space for cancer patients, caregivers, family, and visitors includes an indoor glass Pavilion for winter and summer sanctuary.
This property is featured in "Nature and Healing" by Robin Guenther and Gail Vittori in Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, published by John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey, 2008; "Holistic Oncology: A Healing Garden Guest Book" by Sarah E. Belden and others, published in The Oncologist, July 2008.
Persons associated with the garden include: Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners Health Care (owners, 2005- ); CambridgeSeven (architect, 2003-2005); Robert Adams, Halvorson Design (landscape architect, 2003-2009).
Provenance
Chestnut Hill Garden Club
Beacon Hill Garden Club
Photographer
Kearney, Gary
Collection Creator
Garden Club of America
Place
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Suffolk County -- Boston
Howard Ulfelder, MD, Healing Garden at Massachusetts General Hospital
Topic
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Provenance
Chestnut Hill Garden Club
Beacon Hill Garden Club
Photographer
Kearney, Gary
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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
The Chestnut Hill Garden Club and Beacon Hill Garden Club faciliated the documentation of this garden in 2019.
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
Identifier
AAG.GCA, File MA427
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
20 digital images (2014, 2017, 2019) and 1 folder. Images 001-020 photographed by Gary P. Kearney, MD.
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.
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Record ID
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Boston -- Howard Ulfelder, MD, Healing Garden at Massachsetts General Hospital
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