Frederic H. Leubuscher Slide Collection, circa 1930-1940
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Leubuscher, Frederic
Costain, Harold Haliday
circa 1930-1940
Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic feet
106 slides
The Frederic H. Leubuscher Collection contains 106 duplicate 35mm slides documenting examples of Leubuscher's landscape architecture design work in New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island and other locations.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Landscape architect Frederic H. Leubuscher (1906-1995) studied civil and mechanical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institution, but his interest in landscape design arose after he created an artificial pool and stream on his father's estate in Essex Fells, NJ. Leubuscher became well-known throughout New England, thanks to his many award-winning exhibits at the International Flower Show and his 6 gold medals from the American Rock Garden Society and the Garden Club of America. He retired from the practice of landscape design in 1945 and went on to design drafting tools for Keuffel and Esser Co.

Joyce Connolly
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note
Donated to the Smithsonian Institution's Horticulture Services Division by Leubuscher's daughter in 2000.
Custodial History note
Images in the Frederic H. Leubuscher Collection were compiled by his daughter. They were taken by Leubuscher or copied from other sources.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
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:
Conditions Governing Use note
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.
Preferred Citation note
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Frederick H. Leubuscher Slide Collection.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Slides (photographs) Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gardens -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gardens -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gardens -- New Jersey Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gardens -- Rhode Island Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gardens -- North Carolina Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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Washington, DC 20013-7012