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Chicago -- Douglas Park

Object Details

sova.aag.gca_ref6757
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6dbb8891b-d0ce-4fb4-ab1b-b10c837c1a0c
General
"Douglas Park Formal Garden (near Ogden Ave. and Sacramento Blvd.) has formal beds with sixteen thousand annuals, a waterlily pool and a natural lagoon."
Persons associated with property include: Jens Jenson (landscape architect); Chicago Park District Special Collections (Provenance).
Landscape architect
Jensen, Jens, 1860-1951
Provenance
Chicago Park District Special Collections
Collection Creator
Garden Club of America
Place
Douglas Park (Chicago, Ill.)
United States of America -- Illinois -- Chicago
Topic
Gardens -- Illinois -- Chicago
Landscape architect
Jensen, Jens, 1860-1951
Provenance
Chicago Park District Special Collections
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Illinois
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.
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
Identifier
AAG.GCA, File IL072
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
Garden has been featured in Chicago Historical Society. Prairie in the City: Naturalism in Chicago's Parks, 1870-1940. Chicago: The Society, 1991. Garden has been featured in Miller, Everitt L. The American Garden Guidebook: a traveler's guide to extraordinary beauty along the beaten path. New York, N.Y.: M. Evans, c1987.
Scope and Contents
The folder includes a slide list and excerpts from publications featuring the gardens. The Douglas Park Formal Garden contains formal beds with sixteen thousand annuals, a waterlily pool, and a natural lagoon. The garden is open to the public.
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
Douglas Park related holdings consist of 1 folder (2 35 mm. slides)
AAG.GCA_ref6757
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AAG.GCA
AAG
Record ID
ebl-1643208220039-1643210179251-1
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