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Gertrude Jekyll Collection, 1877-1931
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Series Description

box Albums 1-6

I. Personal Papers, ca. 1888-1914

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of landscapes, gardens, floral arts, plants and rural subjects, as well as portraits; the majority of photographs represent Jekyll's own garden at Munstead Wood.

A. Photograph Albums

box Boxes 1-3, Flat Files

II. Project Records , 1877-1931


Arranged chronologically by project.

Scope and Content Note

Contains presentation drawings, planting plans, plant lists, photographs and correspondence between Jekyll and architects and clients. Also included are some drawings by various architects. Project photographs were primarily sent by clients to Jekyll to show sites before the gardens were designed.

A. Files


B. Drawings


C. Photographs


Digital Images


Munstead Wood, Godalming, Surrey, England, 1883-1902


Deanery Garden, Sonning, Berkshire, England, 1899-1901


Tylney Hall, Winchfield, Hampshire, England, 1906


Upton Grey, The Old Manor House, Winchfield, Hampshire, England, 1908


King Edward VII Sanatorium, Midhurst, Sussex, England, 1907


Hestercombe, Kingston, Somerset, England, 1904-1908


Highmount, Fort Road, Guildford, Surrey, England, 1909-1911


Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island, Northumberland, England, 1911


Sandbourne, Bewdley, Worcestershire, England, 1912


Frant Court, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, 1914


Gledstone Hall, Yorkshire, England, 1925


Barton St. Mary, East Grinstead, Sussex, England, 1906


Court, The, St. Fagans, Cardiff, Wales, 1925


Ickwell, The Old House, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England, 1926-1927


Old Lighthouse, The, St. Margaret's-at-Cliffe, Kent, England, 1925


Versailles (Parc des Sports), Paris, France, 1924


Felbridge Place, East Grinstead, Sussex, England, 1916


Durford Edge, Petersfield, Hampshire, England, 1923


Blagdon Hall, Seaton Burn, Northumberland, England, 1928


Rignall's Wood, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England, 1909