WorldCat Identities

Coffin, Marian Cruger 1876-1957

Works: 11 works in 19 publications in 1 language and 358 library holdings
Genres: Sources  History  Archives  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author
Classifications: SB435, 635.976
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marian Cruger Coffin
Trees and shrubs for landscape effects by Marian Cruger Coffin( Book )

7 editions published between 1940 and 1967 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gardens designed by Marian Cruger Coffin, landscape architect 1876-1957: memorial exhibition of photographs of 17 gardens by Marian Cruger Coffin( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Marian Cruger Coffin( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of correspondence, corporate records, planting lists, specifications, drawings, and photographs that reflect Marian Coffin's career in landscape architecture and her work for clients up and down the Eastern Seaboard. Her clients included: New York Botanical Garden, the University of Delaware, Connecticut College, Marshall Field, Frederick Frelinghuysen, Edward F. Hutton, William Marshall Bullitt, Childs Frick, Frederick Vanderbilt, John Morgan Wing, Lammot du Pont, Henry Francis du Pont, and H. Rodney Sharp. Correspondents represented in this collection include: Clara Coffey, Princeton Nurseries, A. Frylink & Sons, Cedar Hill Nursery, Arden Nurseries, Wohlert's Nurseries, F.H. Horsford, Frank S. Platt Co., Wadley & Smythe, Bobbink & Atkins, Brownell Rose Research Gardens, and Cross & Son, Architects
Fairfield, Conn., area landscape architecture collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists primarily of landscape drawings, elevations, and sketches of gardens in the Fairfield, Conn., area designed by area landscape architects. The drawings are supplemented by photographs, biographical information, articles about the architects, and research correspondence of the compiler, Dona E. Caldwell. Landscape architects are arranged alphabetically. Biographical and collection information, including locations of other collections, are organized in Series A for each architect or nursery. Commissions are generally arranged chronologically with the exception of Susan Weeks' work, in which they are organized alphabetically, first by private residence, and then by commercial job. Nursery firms and other important gardens for which no architect is known, are also arranged alphabetically. Oversized drawings are stored separately in flat file drawers. Architects represented include: Vera P. Breed, Agnes S. Clark, Marian C. Coffin, Beatrix Farrand, Innocenti & Webel, Helen S. Jones, Herbert J. Kellaway, Charles W. Leavitt, Olmsted Brothers & Assoc., Ortloff & Raymore, Louise Payson, Eloise, A. Ray, Ellen Shipman, Arthur A. Shurcliff, Alice O. Smith, Armand R. Tibbits, and Susan H. Weeks. Clark, Smith, and Weeks were Fairfield residents. Other firms represented include: Cronamere Alpine Nurseries, Wadley & Smyth, and Wakeman Gardens
Anna Gilman Hill by Anna Gilman Hill( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection documents Hill's landscaping of her family estate, Niederhurst and her activities with the Garden Club of America
Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.51 (from 0.44 for Trees and ... to 0.99 for Coffin, Ma ...)

Alternative Names
Marian Cruger Coffin

Marian Cruger Coffin Amerikaans tuin- en landschapsarchitecte (1876-1957)

Marian Cruger Coffin arquitecta paisajista

Marian Cruger Coffin One of the first American women to work as a professional landscape architect


English (19)