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Frederick Law Olmsted: Biographical File

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This series contains biographical information and notes on correspondents and/or individuals mentioned in FLO’s letters.  Project staff collected articles from standard biographical resources and writings.  This series is arranged alphabetically by last name.

Box 1

  • James B. Abbott
  • Charles Francis Adams
  • Cornelius R. Agnew
  • Phillip Godfrey Aigner
  • Seymour Ainsworth
  • Sir Hugh Allan
  • George F. Allen
  • Samuel Perkins Allison
  • Jean-Charles-Adolphe Alphand
  • Thomas G. Alvord
  • Frederick L. Ames
  • Oliver Ames (1831-1895)
  • Charles Anderson
  • Martin Brewer Anderson
  • George L. Andrew
  • Edouard Andre
  • Arnold Family Information
  • Alexander Asboth
  • “Alsop House” - Middletown, Connecticut and Genealogy
  • William H. Aspinwall
  • John Jacob Astor
  • Edward Atkinson
  • Henry Attrill
  • Arthur Williams Austin
  • Alexander D. Bache
  • Francis Bacon, 1561-1626
  • Anthony Wayne Baker
  • Baldwin Family and New Haven
  • Simeon Baldwin
  • Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
  • Francis Channing Barlow, 1834-1896
  • Henry Barnard
  • Hiram Barney
  • Sir Charles Barry
  • Edward S. Bartholomew
  • Ebenezer Bartlett
  • Frederic Auguste Bartholdi
  • John Russell Bartlett
  • Clara Barton
  • Kate Josephine Bateman
  • Sylvester Baxter
  • Thomas Levingston Bayne
  • Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
  • Henry Ward Beecher
  • Thomas K. Beecher
  • James W. Beekman
  • Peter H. Bell
  • Theodore S. Bell
  • Henry Whitney Bellows (2 folders)
  • Union League Club (Henry W. Bellows)
  • Union League Notes (Henry W. Bellows)
  • August Belmont
  • James Gordon Bennett
  • Albert Smith Bickmore, 1839-1914
  • John Bigelow
  • Frederick Billings
  • Horace Binney, Jr.
  • Phillip Bissinger
  • Frederick Temple Blackwood
  • Frank P. Blair, Jr.
  • George A. Blake
  • John S. Blatchford
  • Richard Milford Blatchford
  • Alfred Janson Bloor Diary
  • Alfred Janson Bloor
  • Bloor Diary Extracts, 1865-67
  • William Fayette Boardman
  • John Bogart
  • Bonvin Family
  • Ernest William Bowditch
  • Denis Bowen
  • Samuel Bowles, 1826-1878
  • Anne C. Lynch Botta
  • John Minor Botts
  • Samuel Bowles
  • Bowles/Springfield
  • Charles Loring Brace (2 folders)
  • Letitia Brace
  • Amy M. Bradley
  • William Hammatt Bradley
  • Henry Marie Brackenridge
  • W. W. Braman
  • William Brewer’s Pocket Diary
  • William Brewsters
  • Stephenson-Menai Bridge
  • Charles F. Briggs
  • Edward Bright
  • Brooks Family Genealogy
  • Lancelot Brown
  • Albert Gallatin Browne
  • William Montague Browne
  • Catherine Brush
  • Alexander Brush
  • Edward Hale Brush
  • William Oliver Buchahan
  • William Cullen Bryant
  • Henry Thomas Buckle
  • Simon Bolivar Buckner
  • William P. Buel
  • Oliver Crosby Bullard
  • Robert Burns, 1759 - 1796
  • Robert W. Burnet
  • Daniel H. Burnham
  • Elihu Burritt
  • Horace Bushnell
  • Benjamin Bussey
  • John F. Butterworth
  • Charles Buxton (1823 - 1871)
  • James Elliot Cabot
  • Samuel Cabot, MD (1815-1885)
  • Meredith Calhoun
  • Bryan Callaghan
  • Charles B. Calvert
  • Simon Cameron
  • John Douglas S. Campbell
  • Campbell Family
  • John Law Campbell
  • Thomas Carlyle, “Ugly Sayings”
  • Edwin Chadwick
  • William M. Chamberlain
  • Kate Chase
  • Salmon P. Chase
  • Cheney Family
  • Ellis Sylvester Chesbrough
  • Frederic Edwin Church
  • Abby Clark
  • Edward H. Clark
  • Clark, New York City Directory
  • Ezra Clark and Abby Clark Wills
  • Thomas M. Clark
  • Cassius M. Clay - letters
  • Horace William Shaler Cleveland
  • Cleveland Family (H.W.S. Cleveland and Mary Cleveland Perkins Olmsted)
  • Frederick Law Olmsted and Horace William Shaler Cleveland

Box 2

  • Richard Jeffry Cleveland
  • Frederick Cobb
  • Henry Sargent Codman
  • Joseph Green Cogswell
  • Fanny Olmsted Coit
  • Benjamin Collins
  • William Augustus Conklin
  • Benjamin N. Comings
  • Clarence Cook
  • Rose Terry Cooke
  • Charles A. Coolidge
  • Thomas Jefferson Coolidge
  • Peter Cooper
  • Robert Morris Copeland
  • Alfonzo B. Cornell
  • Paul Cornell
  • Christopher Pearse Cranch
  • Edward A. Crane
  • Thomas Crawford
  • Lemuel L. Crocker
  • J. James R. Croes
  • John Bacon Crenshaw
  • George W. Cullum
  • John Y. Culyer
  • George William Curtis
  • John M. Cuyler
  • Charles H. Dalton
  • Charles Anderson Dana
  • Howard Daniels
  • Charles Darwin
  • Ferdinand-Conon David
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Joseph P. Davis
  • Sir John William Dawson
  • Jeremiah Day (Sarah Coit Day)
  • Thomas Mills Day
  • Thomas P. Devereux
  • Daniel Stevens Dickinson
  • Aaron A. DeGrauio
  • Jean-Pierre Barillet-Deschamps
  • Robert J. Dillon
  • Dorothea Dix
  • Joshua A. Dix
  • William Dorsheimer
  • John H. Douglas
  • Robert Douglas
  • Stephen A. Douglas
  • Adolf Douai
  • Andrew Jackson Downing
  • Thomas Arthur Doyle
  • William H. Draper
  • Julius Dresel
  • Francis Samuel Drake
  • Lord Dufferin
  • Richard Dugdale
  • Joseph F. Duggan
  • Peter Paul Duggan
  • Lucius C. Duncan
  • Edwin J. Downing
  • Edmund Dwight
  • Dorman Bridgman Eaton
  • James W. Eaton
  • Leopold Eidlitz
  • William G. Elliot
  • Charles Wyllys Elliot
  • Howard Elliot
  • Ezekiel Brown Elliot
  • Charles Elliot, Jr.
  • Thomas T. Ellis
  • William Emerson
  • Endicott Family
  • Harriet Errington’s Letters and Journal from California, 1864-1865
  • William Maxwell Evarts
  • Charles Stebbins Fairchild
  • Joseph Story Fay
  • Alfred T. Field, 1814 - 1881
  • Cyrus W. Field
  • Edwin Wilkins Field, 1804 - 1871
  • David Dudley Field
  • Henry C. Field
  • James T. Fields
  • Thomas C. Fields
  • Clement A. Finley
  • Henry C. Field
  • Rosa Field and Henry Rayner
  • William Field, 1767 - 1851
  • Fields
  • Field and Errington
  • George J. Fischer
  • William L. Fischer
  • Henry Augustus Fisher
  • Thomas Wilson Flagg
  • Bryant Fleming
  • Charles William Folsom
  • Hughes Forbes
  • John Murray Forbes
  • LaFayette Foster
  • Fox Sisters
  • Frelinghuysen
  • John C. Fremont
  • Henry Flagg French
  • Mansfield French
  • Thomas Fuller
  • Horace H. Furness
  • James A. Garfield
  • James Terry Gardner
  • Robert Garrett
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Sydney Howard Gay
  • George and James Geddes
  • Thomas W. Gee
  • Joseph Gelray
  • Genealogical Charts
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • Grove Karl Gilbert, 1843 - 1918
  • Gilman Family
  • William Gilpin
  • Edwin Lawrence Godkin
  • Parke Godwin, 1816 - 1904
  • Daniel Goodloe
  • Frank Goodrich
  • (Mayor) William Russell Grace
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • William H. Grant
  • Asa Gray, 1810 - 1888
  • John A.C. Gray
  • William Gray, Jr.
  • Horace Greely
  • Horace Greely and Central Park “Left it Alone” Quote

Box 3

  • Andrew Haswell Green
  • George Sears Greene
  • Orrick H. Greenleaf
  • Christine Kean Griffin
  • Moses H. Grinnell
  • John H. Griscom
  • Thomas R. Griscom
  • George Griswold, Jr.
  • Herman Grundel
  • Charles Julius Guiteau
  • James M. Grymes
  • Adam Gurowski
  • Robert Habersham
  • Edward Everett Hale
  • Emily Perkins Hale
  • Samuel Hall
  • William Hammond Hall (2 folders)
  • Henry W. Halleck
  • Philip Hamerton
  • James Alexander Hamilton
  • William A. Hammond
  • John Wheeler Harding
  • Fletcher Harper
  • Robert Goodloe Harper
  • (Chancellor) William Harper
  • Elisha Harris
  • Issac Harris
  • Hamilton Harris
  • Jonathan Baxter Harrison
  • Hugh J. Hastings
  • James Harlan and wife
  • Cordelia Harvey
  • Charles Haynes Haswell
  • Baron Haussman
  • William Havemeyer
  • Hugh J. Hawkins
  • Hughson Hawley
  • Joel Hawes
  • Dexter Hawkins
  • Franklin H. Head
  • Martin Johnson Heade
  • John Henderson (Mount Royal Park)
  • Abram Hewitt
  • Charles J. Higginson
  • Adams Sherman Hill
  • Rowland Hill
  • Thomas Hill
  • Thomas Hillhouse
  • George Hoadly
  • Jane C. Hoge
  • Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
  • Nelson Hopkins
  • Jean Antoine Houdon
  • William J. Hoppin
  • Dr. David Hosack
  • George Gilbert Hoskins
  • Lord Houghton
  • Samuel Houston
  • Clarence Howard
  • Edward Willard Howe
  • Samuel G. Howe
  • Hull - Hotchkiss
  • Henry S. Hunnewell
  • Horatio Hollis Hunnewell
  • James Henry Leigh Hunt
  • Richard Morris Hunt
  • Richard Morris Hunt
  • Thomas Hunter
  • William Henry Hurlbert
  • James W. Husted
  • Waldo Hutchins
  • Washington Irving
  • Bernard J. D. Irwin
  • Abner Jackson
  • Ellenor Noyes Jackson
  • Jefferson F. Jackson
  • Jefferson Jackson’s Slaves
  • Patrick Tracy Jackson (1780-1847)
  • Patrick Tracy Jackson (1818 - 1891)
  • William L. Jenney
  • Colonel Charles James
  • Charles P. James
  • John Foster Jenkins
  • Leonard Jerome
  • Sherman Jewett
  • Robert Underwood Johnson
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Joseph E. Johnston
  • Enoch Jones and George Thomas Howard
  • George Jones
  • Ernst Kapp
  • Frederick Kapp
  • Julius Kellersberger
  • John Kelly
  • John Kellum
  • Amos Kendall
  • Robert P. Kennedy
  • William Kent
  • Issac N. Kerlin
  • George Kessler
  • Clarence King
  • Preston King
  • Thomas Starr King
  • Frederick John Kingsbury
  • Frederick John Kingsbury Journal
  • Negatives of Frederick John Kingsbury Journal
  • Frederick John Kingsbury - Autobiography
  • Charles Kingsley
  • Caroline Matilda Stansbury Kirkland
  • Frederick N. Knapp and Family
  • Zsuzassana Kossuth
  • Henry Koster
  • Frank Kowsky
  • John LaFarge
  • Smith Edward Lane
  • Thomas Lanahan
  • Edwin Channing Larned
  • Sir Thomas Lauder
  • Jonathan Law
  • Thomas Lawson
  • Abner J. Leavenworth
  • Joshua Leavitt
  • Napoleon LeBrun

Box 4

  • Colonel Francis Loring Lee
  • Henry Lee
  • John Leech
  • Benjamin W. Leigh
  • John Leigh
  • Percival Leigh
  • Mark Lemon
  • Andre Leroy
  • Thomas W. Lesage
  • Jonathan Letterman
  • George Henry Lewes
  • Robert M. Lewis
  • John Lindley, 1799 - 1863
  • Andrew A. Lipscomb
  • Mary A. Livermore
  • William Pitt Longfellow
  • Charles Greely Loring
  • John Claudius Loudon
  • James Low
  • James Russell Lowell
  • John Loudon McAdam
  • Ezra B. McCagg
  • George McClellan
  • John McCloskey
  • James Miller McKim
  • Jervis McEntee
  • William McGibbon
  • McGill (Canada)
  • William McMillan
  • McQuiston Family
  • Jeremiah McGuire
  • George Magoun
  • James Maher
  • Warren Manning
  • John Henry Martindale
  • Manton M. Marble
  • Randolph B. Marcy
  • William Marshall
  • Charles Cyril Martin
  • Howard A. Martin
  • William R. Martin, 1825-1897
  • Karl Marx - Olmsted Connection
  • Matthew Foutaine Maury
  • Samuel Augustus Maverick
  • Abby May
  • Henry Mayhew
  • John W. McGauvran
  • Montgomery C. Meigs
  • John Stuart Mill
  • Edwin C. Miller
  • Francis Davis Millet
  • Jean Francois Millet
  • Nathaniel Mills
  • Richard M. Milner
  • Robert Bowne Minton
  • Edward Mitchell
  • Charles Moore
  • Justin S. Morrill and Mrs. Morrill
  • Adolphus Morris
  • William Morris
  • John Morrissey
  • Sir Oliver Mowat
  • John Nash - Regents Park
  • Charles G. Nazro
  • Neil Family (from Gerald Brace) (3 folders)
  • Henry M. Neill (1838-1906)
  • William Rockhill Nelson
  • John S. Newberry
  • Bertha Olmsted Niles
  • Bishop William W. Niles
  • Henry Norman (Harvard)
  • Charles Eliot Norton
  • Horatio Admiral Nelson
  • Andre Le Notre
  • James O’Brien
  • Thomas O’Callaghan
  • Charles O’Conor
  • Joseph John O’Donohue
  • Architects Oakey and Jones
  • Ogden Family
  • Olmsted-Hull Genealogy Charts
  • Aaron Olmsted (2 folders)
  • Charlotte Olmsted (step daughter)
  • Charlotte Law Hull Olmsted
  • Denison Olmsted
  • Frederick Law Olmsted, Color-blindness
  • Database Frederick Law Olmsted Biographies
  • Frederick Law Olmsted - travels
  • Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (3 folders)
  • Gideon Olmsted “Active Case”
  • James Olmsted
  • Will of John Olmsted
  • John Olmsted
  • John Olmsted’s Journal: 1825-1870
  • John Olmsted’s Journal

Box 5

  • John Charles Olmsted [Arleyn Levee?]
  • John Charles Olmsted Name
  • John Charles Olmsted Obituary, New York Times
  • Database John Charles Olmsted Biographies
  • John Hull Olmsted
  • Mary Bull Olmsted and other Bulls
  • Mary Perkins Olmsted Info
  • Owen Frederick Olmsted (1857-1881)
  • George P. Opdyke
  • Robert Dale Owen
  • Seth Padelford (1807-1878)
  • Francis Turner Palgrave
  • Jesse William Page
  • William Page
  • William F. Papemeyer
  • Mungo Park (1771-1806)
  • Theodore Parker
  • Eleazar Parmly
  • Joseph Parrish
  • Samuel Parsons
  • John A. Partridge
  • Joseph Paxton
  • Robert Swain Peabody
  • George Henry Peabody
  • Elisha Pease
  • Isaac Pease
  • Lewis M. Pease
  • Sir Robert Peel
  • George Hunt Pendleton
  • James Pennethorne
  • Abigail Smith Perkins
  • Perkins Family
  • Catherine B. Perkins
  • Emily B. Perkins
  • Frank Perkins
  • Frederic Beecher Perkins
  • Henry Perkins
  • Sarah E. Perkins
  • Thomas C. Perkins
  • John L. Perry
  • Mrs. A. T. Phillips
  • John C. Phillips
  • Phillips, Sampson, and Co.
  • J. Henry Pieper
  • Edward Pierce
  • Pierreport Family
  • Ignaz Pilat
  • Gideon Pillow
  • James Henry Platt, Jr.
  • Samuel C. Pomeroy
  • George Browne Post
  • Edward Potter
  • Howard Potter
  • William Potter
  • Peter Buell Porter
  • Pascal Paoli Pratt, 1819-1905
  • George Dennison Prentice
  • Walter M. Prentice
  • Uvedale Prince
  • John Priestley
  • John Van Schaick Lansing Pruym
  • Royal MacIntosh Pulsifer
  • Francis Pulszky
  • Ambrose H. Purdy
  • Edward Bouverie Pusey
  • Thomas Pynchon
  • Paul Quattle Baum
  • George Kent Radford
  • Thomas Raines
  • John H. Rauch
  • Henry Jarvis Raymond
  • Whitelaw Reid
  • James Renwick
  • Henry Hobson Richardson
  • Charles Riotte
  • George Ripley
  • Montgomery Ritchie
  • James Hampden Robb
  • Benjamin L. Robinson
  • John C. Robinson
  • George Frederick Robinson (1827-1909)
  • Lucius Robinson
  • William Robinson (4 folders)
  • Julius Rockwell
  • John Augustus Roebling
  • Captain John F. Rodgers
  • Fairman Rogers
  • Henry B. Rogers
  • Sherman Rogers
  • William F. Rogers
  • William S. Rosecrans
  • Thomas Pritchard Rossiter
  • Daniel Ruggles
  • Samuel B. Ruggles
  • Thomas J. Rusk
  • John Ruskin
  • Charles Hardy Russell
  • William H. Russell
  • George Krans Sabine
  • Augustus Saint-Gaudens
  • Charles Sprague Sargent
  • Henry W. Sargent
  • John Saul (d. 1897)
  • William Saunders
  • Jonathan Young Scammon
  • Barthold Schlesinger
  • George Schoenberger
  • August Schoenborn
  • George Lee Schuyler
  • Louisa Lee Schuyler
  • Thomas A. Scott
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • Scovill Genealogy
  • Hilton G. Scriber

Box 6

  • Sedgwick Family
  • Walter L. Sessions
  • Steven and Joseph Seguine
  • Raphael Semmes
  • William Seward
  • Horatio Seymour
  • General Alexander Shaler
  • George O. Shattuck
  • Francis George and Sarah B. Shaw
  • Henry Shaw
  • Alexander Robey Shepherd
  • Alexander E. Shiras Charles W. Short
  • August Siemering
  • Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
  • Benjamin Silliman
  • John S. Skinner
  • John Warburton Skinner
  • Mark Skinner
  • Benjamin Smith
  • Gerrit Smith
  • Henry H. Smith
  • Henry M. Smith
  • Thomas Blanch Smith
  • James R. Spalding
  • Percival Walter St. George
  • Edward Henry Stanley (1826-1893)
  • Lord Stanley
  • Edwin M. Stanton
  • George Luther Stearns
  • Lewis H. Steiner
  • Henry G. Stebbins
  • Sir James Stephen
  • Thomas E. Stewart
  • Benjamin Franklin Stevens, Henry Stevens, and Sophie Stevens
  • William A. Stiles
  • Charles J. Stille
  • General Charles Stone
  • Doctor Stillman
  • Charles Storrow
  • Francis Aquila Stout
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • James S. T. Stranahan
  • David Friedrich Strauss
  • George Templeton Strong and Mrs. Strong’s Diary
  • Jonathan Sturges
  • Russell Sturgis
  • William K. Strong
  • David Hunter Strother
  • John Addington Symonds
  • Roger B. Taney
  • Bayard Taylor
  • Richard Taylor
  • Tom Taylor
  • Thomas Telford
  • F. L. Temple
  • Reverend Albert M. Tennant
  • Benjamin Thompson
  • George Thurber
  • Samuel Jones Tilden
  • Frederick G. Todd
  • Robert Tomes
  • Hiram Tompkins
  • Charles S. Tripler
  • Anthony Trollope
  • George Turefitt
  • Joseph Mallord Turner
  • Julia Gardiner Tyler
  • Francis Henry Underwood
  • Richard Upjohn
  • Henry Van Brunt
  • George M. Van Nort
  • William Van Buren
  • Mariana Van Rensselar
  • Calvert Vaux (2 folders)
  • Calvert Vaux (Narrative Survey from Museum of the City of New York) (2 folders)
  • Downing Vaux
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • Lord Adolphus Van Tempest
  • Egbert Ludovecus Viele
  • Arthur H. Vinal
  • Charles Anthony Vince
  • Francis Vinton
  • Edward Perry Vollum
  • James Samuel Wadsworth
  • Salem Howe Wales
  • Horace Binney Wallace
  • Sir Richard Wallace
  • Matthew Flournoy Ward
  • Robert Ware
  • George E. Waring, Jr.
  • Commissioner Joseph Warren
  • Henry Augustus Warriner
  • Thomas Hill Watts
  • Thomas Hopkins Webb
  • Jacob Weidenmann
  • Thomas Vincent Welch
  • Theodore Weld
  • James F. Wenman
  • George Welville Weston
  • Commissioner William Courtney Wetmore
  • Nathaniel Wheeler
  • Edmund M. Wheelwright
  • Andrew Dickson White
  • Richard Grant White
  • Solon Miron Napoleon Whitney
  • Frederick Withers (by Francis R. Kowsky)
  • Zolva Whitmore
  • John G. Whittier
  • Henry Wightman
  • Marshall Pinckney Wilder
  • Henry Wikoff
  • Nathaniel Parker Willis
  • Betsy Williams
  • Henry Wilson
  • Joseph M. Wilson
  • Gordon Winslow
  • Thomas Wisedell
  • Fernando Wood (1812-1881)
  • Robert C. Wood
  • Stewart Lyndon Woodford (1835-1913)
  • Woolsey Family
  • Katherine P. Wormeley
  • William Wordsworth
  • Christopher Wren
  • William Wykeham
  • James Yeatman
  • T. G. Younglove
  • Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
  • Phillip F. Zizelmann
  • Felix Zollicoffer