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CONTENTS Preface ix List of Abbreviations xi part i. American Landscape Architecture and the Establishment of the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site 1. The Beginnings of the Olmsted National Historic Site 3 2. Waging the Battle Anew 32 part ii. Early Development of the Olmsted National Historic Site and New Interest in Landscape Preservation 3. Early Developments at the Olmsted Site 61 4. Olmsted as a Traditional National Historic Site 84 5. The Cultural Landscape Preservation Movement Within the National Park Service 109 part iii. Fulfilling the Potential of the Site 6. The Transformation of the Olmsted Collection 141 7. Site Changes and Developments 170 8. The Preservation of Historic Landscapes 191 9. Olmsted National Historic Site and the National Park Service 223 Appendixes a. Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., and the National Park Service Organic Act of 1916 251 b. List of Interviewees for the Administrative History of Olmsted National Historic Park 257 Notes 259 Selected Bibliography 291 Index 303
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site (Brookline, Mass.).
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 -- Homes and haunts -- Massachusetts -- Brookline.
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Massachusetts -- Brookline.
Landscape architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Massachusetts -- Brookline.
Landscape protection -- Massachusetts -- Brookline.
Historic preservation -- Massachusetts -- Brookline.
Brookline (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Landscape protection -- United States -- Case studies.
Historic preservation -- United States -- Case studies.
United States. National Park Service -- History.