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Gertrude Jekyll Collection, 1877-1931
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Series Description

box Albums 1-6

I. Personal Papers, ca. 1888-1914

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of landscapes, gardens, floral arts, plants and rural subjects, as well as portraits; the majority of photographs represent Jekyll's own garden at Munstead Wood.
 

A. Photograph Albums

box Boxes 1-3, Flat Files

II. Project Records , 1877-1931

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by project.

Scope and Content Note

Contains presentation drawings, planting plans, plant lists, photographs and correspondence between Jekyll and architects and clients. Also included are some drawings by various architects. Project photographs were primarily sent by clients to Jekyll to show sites before the gardens were designed.
 

A. Files

 

B. Drawings

 

C. Photographs

 

Digital Images

 

Munstead Wood, Godalming, Surrey, England, 1883-1902

 

Deanery Garden, Sonning, Berkshire, England, 1899-1901

 

Tylney Hall, Winchfield, Hampshire, England, 1906

 

Upton Grey, The Old Manor House, Winchfield, Hampshire, England, 1908

 

King Edward VII Sanatorium, Midhurst, Sussex, England, 1907

 

Hestercombe, Kingston, Somerset, England, 1904-1908

 

Highmount, Fort Road, Guildford, Surrey, England, 1909-1911

 

Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island, Northumberland, England, 1911

 

Sandbourne, Bewdley, Worcestershire, England, 1912

 

Frant Court, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, 1914

 

Gledstone Hall, Yorkshire, England, 1925

 

Barton St. Mary, East Grinstead, Sussex, England, 1906

 

Court, The, St. Fagans, Cardiff, Wales, 1925

 

Ickwell, The Old House, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England, 1926-1927

 

Old Lighthouse, The, St. Margaret's-at-Cliffe, Kent, England, 1925

 

Versailles (Parc des Sports), Paris, France, 1924

 

Felbridge Place, East Grinstead, Sussex, England, 1916

 

Durford Edge, Petersfield, Hampshire, England, 1923

 

Blagdon Hall, Seaton Burn, Northumberland, England, 1928

 

Rignall's Wood, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England, 1909