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Houston's Hermann Park : a century of community

Author: Barrie Scardino Bradley
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2014.
Series: Sara and John Lindsey series in the arts and humanities, no. 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Richly illustrated with rare period photographs, Houston's Hermann Park: A Century of Community provides a vivid history of Houston's oldest and most important urban park. Author and historian Barrie  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barrie Scardino Bradley
ISBN: 9781623490362 1623490367 9781623491093 1623491096
OCLC Number: 842337232
Description: xii, 247 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 x 27 cm.
Contents: Then --
Before Hermann Park, 1836-1909 --
Houston gets a park, 1910-1914 --
The Kessler Plan, 1915-1923 --
Hare & Hare, 1924-1951 --
No plan, 1952-1961 --
Other plans, 1962-1989 --
Now --
Community action --
Hermann Park Conservancy --
The Olin Plan --
It happens! --
Appendixes --
Appendix 1: Hermann Park and Houston chronology --
Appendix 2: Remarks of George H. Hermann, Sunday, June 7, 1914 --
Appendix 3: Last will and testament of George H. Hermann --
Appendix 4: Trees of Hermann Park --
Appendix 5: Birds of Hermann Park --
Appendix 6: Hermann Park Conservancy directors: 1992-2014 --
Appendix 7: The institutions of Hermann Park --
Bibliography --
Series Title: Sara and John Lindsey series in the arts and humanities, no. 16.
Responsibility: Barrie Scardino Bradley ; foreword by Stephen Fox ; afterword by Doreen Stoller.


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