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Landscapes of Exclusion Wins Coffin Grant

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 | Posted by

Landscapes of Exclusion Wins Coffin Grant William E. O’Brien, associate professor of environmental studies at Florida Atlantic University, has received a 2013 David R. Coffin Publication Grant from the Foundation of Landscape Studies for the forthcoming book Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South, a volume in the LALH Designing the […]

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LALH Welcomes Sarah Allaback

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 | Posted by

LALH Welcomes Sarah Allaback An architectural historian, Allaback previously worked for the Historic American Buildings Survey, the Historic American Engineering Record, and as a consultant for the National Park Service. She is the author of The First American Women Architects (University of Illinois Press, 2008), “Mission 66 Visitor Centers: The History of a Building Type” […]

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Board Members

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 | Posted by

Contact and General Board Information Board contacts sheet Board biographies By-Laws Board, Committee Chairs, and Officer Terms. Full committee lists Michael Jefcoat, President. Term expires: 12/31/2013 Committees: Executive (chair), Sustainability, Board Relations.  Ethan Carr, Vice President. Term expires: 12/31/15 Committees: Executive, Project Funding (chair), Sustainability. Shannon Hackett, Treasurer. Term expires: 12/31/2015 Committees: Executive, Sustainability (chair), Communications. Barbara Shear, Clerk. […]

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Committees

Monday, March 4, 2013 | Posted by

To assist in planning spring meeting in Georgia. Dan Nadenicek, Natalie Shivers To advise on dispersal/sale of the 2000 PaineWebber photographic exhibition. Jonathan Lippincott,  Cynthia Hewitt To gather critiques of VIEW 2013 and advise on next issue. Ethan Carr, Ted Whatley, Sally Turner To recommend botanic garden venues for panel exhibition 2014-2016. Mark Zelonis, Darrel […]

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Elevator Speech

Monday, March 4, 2013 | Posted by

LALH publishes books about American landscapes such as parks, gardens, cemeteries, and planned communities. Our books advance our knowledge about these places and inspire today’s landscape architects. Our books have garnered national attention that has helped save historic sites such as … (see below). We also create traveling exhibitions and produce documentaries that relate to […]

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Projects

Thursday, February 28, 2013 | Posted by

LALH Project Funding Status BOOKS Community by Design/Morgan, Cushing, Reed. Published February 2013. $23,500. Fully funded: Graham Foundation ($7,500), Friends of Fairsted ($5,000); Hubbard Educational Trust ($5,000), Susan Klaus ($5,000). The Best Planned City in the World/Kowsky. In production, publication June 2013. $45,500. Fully funded: Viburnum Trilobum Fund/NY Community Trust ($25,000); Furthermore ($6,000); Baird Foundation […]

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By-Laws

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | Posted by

BY-LAWS OF LIBRARY OF AMERICAN LANDSCAPE HISTORY, INC. ARTICLE I: Section 1. Name and Location The name of the corporation shall be Library of American Landscape History, Inc. The principal place of business of the corporation shall be 150 Fearing Street, Amherst, Massachusetts. Section 2. Purposes and Powers of the Corporation As set forth in […]

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Documents for Review

Monday, February 25, 2013 | Posted by

Memo from Amanda Rookey

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Bounce page1

Monday, February 18, 2013 | Posted by

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Buffalo Park System, Buffalo, New York

Thursday, February 7, 2013 | Posted by

Buffalo Park System, Buffalo, New York At the Philadelphia Centennial in 1876, Frederick Law Olmsted displayed a map of Buffalo accompanied by a series of delicate watercolors he had commissioned to illustrate the Buffalo Park System:  scenes of the Terrace at the Front, Spire Head House, and the Parade, among four other views. The text […]

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