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Frederick Law Olmsted: Newspaper Clippings (1875 - 1902)

3 linear feet

This series contains newspaper articles collected by project staff on a variety of topics in particular New York City and Chicago.  The clippings document the environment in which FLO worked as a landscape architect. This series is arranged alphabetically by subject or newspaper title.

Box 1

  • 1877 Rail Strike (6 folders)
  • Alderman (Specifically Mayoral Relations)
  • The American Architect and Building News, 1876-1880 (4 folders)
  • Architectural Style(s) (Floral, etc.)
  • Blacks - (living conditions, freedom, etc.)
  • Boston
  • Brooklyn Parks
  • Buffalo, New York 1875-1902 and undated
  • Building Trade (especially court-house commissioners)
  • Calendar of New York City Newspapers
  • Central Park (4 folders)
  • Charities and Correction
  • Charity and the Poor
  • Chicago
  • Chicago Newspapers (2 folders)
  • Cincinnati Newspapers
  • The City Record, 1873-1882 (6 folders)
  • Civil War
  • Civil Service
  • Connecticut Newspapers
  • Detroit
  • Detroit Newspapers (2 folders)
  • Education
  • Emigration Commission
  • England, Englishmen and Parks
  • Fences
  • Fire Department and use of Fire arms
  • Forestry and Parks (Conservationism, etc.)
  • Garden and Forest (2 folders)
  • The Gardens, Saturday Review, and Gardeners Monthly
  • Immigration

Box 2

  • The Irish American
  • Judicial System
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Labor
  • Legislature (City, State, and Nation)
  • Lodging Houses, Cheap
  • Louisville - Newspaper Notes
  • Minneapolis
  • Miscellaneous
  • Montreal Daily and Evening Star, 1874-1878 (2 folders)
  • Montreal Herald and Daily Commercial Gazette, 1874-1878 (3 folders)
  • The Nation (2 folders)
  • New York City Government and Politics (2 folders)
  • New York Parks Assorted (Not including Central Park)
  • New York City Planning
  • New York Evening Express
  • New York Park Commission, 1881-1882
  • New York Times
  • New York Times, 1870-1875 (2 folders)
  • Politics (General)
  • Police (Brutality, Corruption, and Administration) (3 folders)
  • Public Works Department
  • Railroads and Transportation
  • Religion/“morality”
  • Real Estate
  • Riverside and Morningside Parks
  • Rochester (2 folders)
  • Sidewalks and Street Widening; Streets in General
  • Street Cleaning and Sanitary Commission
  • Sunday Mercury (2 folders)
  • The Tammany Society
  • United States Capitol
  • Washington, D.C.