Special Collections Department
W. Browning, Jr.
1960 - 1987
Collection Number: 91-40,
Extent: total: approximately 30 linear ft. (91-40: 22 linear ft. of papers, 200 rolls of drawings and plans, 10 rolls of microfilm, 9700 slides; 91-38: 4.5 linear ft. of papers)
Content: papers, drawings, plans, microfilm, slides, architectual maps.
Access: Limited pending completion of processing.
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Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
Table of Contents
1938, Armistead Willis Browning, Jr., was a landscape architect,
environmentalist, and teacher who dedicated his life to environmental
preservation and education, and to his career as a landscape designer. Mr.
Browning was the founder of Turtle Creek Designs, a landscape design consulting
"Manuscript Collections Acquired." Newsletter of the UD Library Associates. April 1991, no. 20
The Armistead W. Browning, Jr., Papers collection consists of approximately 30 linear feet of material dating from 1960-1987. The papers contain lecture notes on landscape architecture and design, Japanese gardens, native plants and meadows, ecological and environmental topics; material relating to his work with the Brandywine Valley Association and Turtle Creek; notebooks and field books. Also included are approximately 200 plans and drawings for many of his landscaping assignments, and approximately 9,700 slides of gardens, flora, and landscapes.
Please contact Manuscripts Librarian for further assistance.