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Pond, Bremer Whidden, 1884-1959



Bremer Whidden Pond was born June 23, 1884, in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1907 and received an MLA from Harvard in 1922. After completing his master's degree in landscape architecture he took a job as secretary to Frederick Law Olmsted. In 1914 he left Olmsted and opened his own firm. His work included parks, residential properties and college campuses including Colby Junior College, the University of New Hampshire, and Dartmouth College. Pond taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Design between 1916 and 1950, serving as chair of the department between 1928 and 1950. He died in September, 1959 in Hanover, NH.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bookplates collection

Identifier: 1733
Iconography 1733
Date(s): circa 1500-1973; 1985

Bookplate Collection. The collection contains more than twenty thousand bookplates donated by Josiah Minot Fowler, Dartmouth College Class of 1900, Arthur F. Gray and Arthur H. Gray, Dartmouth College Class of 1911, Dr. Mary Adams and Harold Goddard Rugg. Some supporting material is also included.

Bremer Pond papers

Identifier: DA-199
Date(s): 1912 to 1914

Landscape architect Bremer Pond was a 1907 graduate of Dartmouth College, and received his MLA from Harvard in 1911. In 1914, Dartmouth hired Pond to design and landscape a road through Webster Vale. Records consist of correspondence and drawings for the Webster Vale project.

Bremer W. Pond papers on bookplate collecting

Identifier: MS-1395
Date(s): 1931 to 1947

Bremer Whidden Pond (1884-1959), The collecction contains correspondence, printed material, bookplate checklists and bookplate samples related to his personal bookplate collection.

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