The Resource Landscaper's account book

Landscaper's account book

Label
Landscaper's account book, 1932
Title
Landscaper's account book
Inclusive dates
1932
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection includes a 1932 account book containing clippings of descriptions of various flowers; a "paid out" section listing expenditures; a sales section with customer names, locations and itemized purchased items; landscaping diagrams; and miscellaneous notes
Biographical or historical data
The account book in this collection is believed to be from the Gaar Nursery Company of Cambridge City, Indiana. The nursery was founded by William H. Garr in the 1880s and his son Milton H. Gaar owned and operated the business in the 1930s. Milton was a well known landscape architect and nurseryman in East Central Indiana and helped design gardens for an number of public and private buildings and institutions. The account book includes sales to individuals and companies located in Cambridge City, Connersville, Dublin, Dunkirk, Liberty, Marion, Muncie, Richmond, and Straughn.Sources: "The Gaar Nursery Company: A Short History of the Gaar Nursery Company, and of M. H. Garr, the President and General Manager." The Cambridge City Tribune (IN), January 28, 1926."M.G. (Milt) Gaar, Retired Nurseryman, Dies at Age 90." National Road Traveler (Cambridge City, IN), January 10, 1963."Scenic Tour is Planned for Garden Club Members." Rushville Republican (IN), June 10, 1932.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Account books
  • Horticulture
  • Landscaping industry
Label
Landscaper's account book
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/3045
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed in 2004 by Lucinda Barnhart and reprocessed on 2018/07/27 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/07/27 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
17532929
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
(OCoLC)247104553
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Landscaper's account book
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/3045
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed in 2004 by Lucinda Barnhart and reprocessed on 2018/07/27 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/07/27 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
17532929
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
(OCoLC)247104553
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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