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Bremer Pond papers

DA-199
 Collection
Identifier: DA-199
The records consist of a contract draft, some correspondence between Pond and College officials (including Sydney Lee Ruggles), a cost estimate, and architectural linens and tissues. The linens include a topographical map of the west end of campus along the Connecticut River and the Hiram Hitchcock estate, a planting plan for the area around the road, and details of culverts, guard posts, and catch basins. Arthur W. Dean served as consulting engineer. The tissues include cross-sections and a profile of the topography. Collectively, the records provide documentaton of the topography of the west end of campus and Lewiston, Vt., as well as the project itself. Of particular interest is the planting plan of Webster Vale which includes a list of trees, shrubs, and flowers.

Dates

  • 1912 - 1914

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.2 linear ft. (1 box)

1 portfolio

4 rolls

Overview

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.

Related Materials

Iconography 1346, Tuck Drive: design and construction, pictures taken by Bremer W. Pond

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA