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    Norcliffe 1920-1986.
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    Norcliffe 1920-1986.
    Forms part of: 
    Garden Club of America Collection,
    Phy. Description: 
    1 folder+ 24 35 mm. slides and 1 glass lantern slide.
    The folder includes work sheets and copies of articles.
    General Note: 
    The house at Norcliffe was completed in 1914. The gardens at this time were designed by Olmsted Brothers. During the late 1930s or 1940s, the Pigott's hired Butler Stertevant of San Francisco as their landscape architect. A vegetable garden, cutting garden, and perennial border were added.
    Persons associated with the garden include: Charles and Harriet Stimson (former owners, 1914-1936); Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pigott (former owners, 1936-1961); Mrs. John McCone (former owner and formerly Mrs. Paul Pigott, -1993); Olmsted (landscape architect, 1914); Butler Sturtevant (landscape architect, 1945-1948); and Kirkland Kelsey Cutter (architect, 1914).
    Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens:
    Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
    Gardens -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Norcliffe (Seattle, Washington)
    United States of America Washington King County Seattle
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Gardens, PO Box 37012, Capital Gallery, Suite 3300, MRC 506, Washington, DC 20013-7012
    Local Number: 
    Stimson, Charles W., Mrs. former owner.
    Cutter, Kirkland Kelsey, Architect
    Pigott, Paul former owner.
    McCone, John, Mrs. former owner.
    Sturtevant, Butler Stevens landscape architect.
    Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architect
    Item Information
    RepositoryCall No. 
    Archives of American GardensWA004000Add Copy to MyList

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