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The Olmsted National Historic Site and the Growth of Historic Landscape Preservation
David Grayson Allen

Northeastern University Press



Contents

Preface
• List of Abbreviations

• American Landscape Architecture and the Establishment of the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site
• The Beginnings of the Olmsted National Historic Site
• Waging the Battle Anew

• Early Development of the Olmsted National Historic Site and New Interest in Landscape Preservation
• Early Developments at the Olmsted Site
• Olmsted as a Traditional National Historic Site
• The Cultural Landscape Preservation Movement Within the National Park Service


• Fulfilling the Potential of the Site
• The Transformation of the Olmsted Collection
• Site Changes and Developments
• The Preservation of Historic Landscapes
• Olmsted National Historic Site and the National Park Service


• Appendixes
• Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., and the National Park Service Organic Act of
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• List of Interviewees for the Administrative History of Olmsted National Historic Site


• Notes
• Selected Bibliography
• Index

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