The collection consists of records created by the Olmsted Brothers firm, as well as materials relating to Frederick Law Olmsted,
Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), known as the "father of American landscape architecture," designed and planned parks and
park systems throughout the United States. His earliest designs, completed with partner Calvert Vaux, include New York's Central
Park, Brooklyn's Prospect Park, and Chicago's South Parks.
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the
Collection is open for research.