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Frederick Law Olmsted: Administrative Files

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This series documents the administrative aspects of the documentary editing project including fundraising and publicity including reviews of the individual volumes.  There are extensive files relating to acquiring permission to use images and the project’s interactions with its publisher, Johns Hopkins University Press. Of note are files about the Frederick Law Olmsted exhibit sponsored by Johns Hopkins University Press. This series is arranged alphabetically by subject and/or document type.

Box 1

  • Foundations and Fundraising
    • American Conservation Association
    • Susan Hines Archer’s Notes on Fundraising
    • Batchelders 1996-1998
    • Centre Canadien d’Architecture - Phyllis Lambert 1997
    • Description of Olmsted Papers
    • Development Office
    • Early Fundraising
    • Foundation Research Notes 1984 (2 folders)
    • Funding Packets
    • Fundraising 1984-1986
    • Fundraising 1994-1996
    • Fundraising Letters
    • Fundraising Lists
    • Gannett Foundation
    • General Funding Letters
    • The J. Paul Getty Trust
    • H. J. Heinz Company Foundation
    • Samuel H. Kress Foundation
    • The Henry Luce Foundation
    • Massachusetts Fundraising
    • Miscellaneous Foundations
    • National Endowment for the Arts
    • National Endowment for the Humanities
    • National Historical Publications and Records Commission
    • Olmsted Papers Future and Sponsorship
    • “The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted: A Proposal”
    • Rockefeller Archive Center
    • Rockefeller Foundation
    • The L. J. Skaggs and Mary C. Skaggs Foundation
    • The Victorian Society
    • H.W. Wilson Foundation (Bronx) 1995
  • Public Relations, etc.
    • American University Award for Outstanding Scholarship, May 1978
    • “An Honest Traveler” in The Daily Delta, No Date
    • “A Notable Lawsuit” (Frederick Law Olmsted’s Claim against the Astors)
    • Articles regarding Public Appearances/Talks (2 folders)
    • Bibliography - Printed Library of Congress Catalog
    • Helen P. Bullock, “The Personal and Professional Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted” (Review of Forty Years of Landscape Architecture)
    • Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church
    • Citations to Article about Frederick Law Olmsted
    • Comments on Volume 4
    • Computer Use
    • Conferences 1984
    • Contemporary Writings on Frederick Law Olmsted
    • Cooper-Hewitt Reception July 12, 1977
    • Correspondence regarding Illustrations for Volume 1
    • Editorial Policy 1973
    • Editorial Projects and Forms (Including Frederick Law Olmsted) (3 folders)
    • Estate of Frederick Law Olmsted
    • Examples from Volume 1
    • Footnote Checking Instructions
    • The Frederick Law Olmsted Collection of Books
    • Frederick Law Olmsted Events
    • Frederick Law Olmsted Papers Exhibition 1978
    • Kenneth Hawkins
    • History Department letter concerning fellowship
    • “Humanities” May/June 1987
    • Indexing Manual
    • Johns Hopkins University Press - Computerized Typesetting
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Contract
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Correspondence
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Exhibit at Buffalo - Photographs
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Exhibition Catalog
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Exhibition Correspondence
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Exhibition Master Captions
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Exhibition Notes
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Exhibition Rejected Texts
    • Johns Hopkins University Press - Frederick Law Olmsted Exhibit
    • Johns Hopkins University Press - FLO and NYC
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Paperbacks
    • Johns Hopkins University Press - Subventions
    • Johns Hopkins University Press Type Size
    • Johns Hopkins University Press - Bob Brugger Correspondence
    • Johns Hopkins University Press - Penny Moudrianakis Correspondence
    • Johns Hopkins University Press - Henry Tom Correspondence
    • Frederick John Kingsbury, “Biographical Sketch of Frederick Law Olmsted”
    • Legislation - Olmsted Historic Landscape Act

Box 2

  • Public Relations, etc. (Continued)
    • Letters to the Advisory Board of the Frederick Law Olmsted Papers
    • Library of Congress Reception June 23, 1977
    • List of Parks and Systems Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted
    • List of the Published Writings of Frederick Law Olmsted
    • List of the Published Writings of Frederick Law Olmsted - probably compiled by Theodora Kimball
    • Long-term Plan (sketch)
    • Manual Masters April 23, 1986
    • Charles McLaughlin Biography of Fredrick Law Olmsted
    • Miscellaneous
    • NHPRC Fellowship Applications - RESTRICTED
    • New Harmony
    • Notices regarding Volume 1
    • Office Space
    • Frederick Law Olmsted, “A Voice from the Sea”, American Whig Review, December 1851
    • [Frederick Law Olmsted?] “Our Parties and Politics” in Putnam’s Monthly, September 1854
    • Frederick Law Olmsted, “Preface to a Collection of Printed Papers Relating to the USSC.” 1890
    • [Frederick Law Olmsted], “Visit to Chinese School” in Schoolfellow, volume 8
    • “Olmsted Associates Material to Microfilm?”
    • Olmsted General Information
    • Olmsted Restorations - Boston Parks
    • Olmsted Restorations - Chicago - Riverside
    • Olmsted Restorations - Louisville - Cherokee Park
    • Olmsted Restorations - Sierra Magazine
    • Olmsted Symposium
    • On Frederick Law Olmsted: Bibliography
    • The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted Clippings
    • The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted Events
    • The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted Show, 1977-1978
    • Permissions to Publish - General
    • Permissions to Publish - Houghton Library
    • Permissions to Publish - Volume 1
    • Permissions to Publish - Volume 2
    • Permissions to Publish - Volume 3
    • Permissions to Publish - Volume 4
    • Permissions to Publish - Volume 5
    • Permissions to Publish - Volume 6
    • Permissions to Publish - Volume 6 Illustrations
    • Photographic Files Manual
    • Photographs of Editors
    • Popular Articles about Frederick Law Olmsted (6 folders)
    • Press
    • Publication Party July 21, 1977
    • Queries and Answers (4 folders)
    • Queries Related to Olmsted’s Non-Landscape Architecture Careers
    • References to Contemporary Articles
    • References to Secondary Articles about Frederick Law Olmsted
    • “Reporter” June 1982 article on McLaughlin and Beveridge winning editorial award
    • Research Projects: Guidelines
    • Reviews of Albert Fein’s Frederick Law Olmsted and the American Environmental Tradition
    • Reviews of Laura Roper’s FLO
    • Reviews of Multiple Volumes
    • Reviews of Supplemental Series Volume 1
    • Source Readings for the Restoration of Olmstedian Landscapes
    • Reviews of Volume 1 (2 folders)
    • Reviews of Volume 2
    • Reviews of Volume 3
    • Reviews of Volume 4
    • Reviews of Volume 5
    • Reviews of Volume 6
    • Scholarly Articles about Frederick Law Olmsted (3 folders)
    • Scholarly Reviewers
    • Select List of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Correspondents
    • Select List of Frederick Law Olmsted’s National Correspondents
    • Style Manual for Notes and Citations
    • Suggestions for Conducting Research on Olmsted Firm Designs
    • Television and Radio Publicity
      • See Also: CCMcL, CEB, DS on Central Park – Candy Jones Show EMCA-AM, NYC, May 13, 1983 [Check with Archives]
    • Typesetting
    • Volume Summaries
    • Volume 3 Promotion
    • Volume 4 Descriptions
    • Volume 4 Typesetting
    • Volume 5 Promotions
    • Walks and Talks - Major 1859 Additions
  • Administrative Files
    • History Department 1991-2005
    • PFLO Personnel
    • PFLO Work Plans 1994-2005