Horticulture -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Haverford College Arboretum Association records include materials related to Arboretum programming, events, membership, finances, and campus initiatives from its founding in 1974 to 2018. The collection also includes a smaller amount of materials related to the Arboretum Association's predecessor, the Haverford College Campus Club.
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Overview The Arthur Hoyt Scott Horticultural Foundation was established at Swarthmore College in 1929 as a memorial to Arthur Hoyt Scott (1874-1927). The intention of the Foundation was to focus on plantings appropriate to Eastern Pennsylvania, creating a practical "garden of ideas" for amateur gardeners while at the same time improving the campus. The name changed to Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College in 1986. This collection consists of slides of plants, the Scott Arboretum, Arboretum employees,...
Dates: 1925 - 2005
Overview Contains the records of the Swarthmore Horticultural Society, founded in 2001 and dedicated to enhancing the public spaces in the Borough of Swarthmore, Delaware County, PA.