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ID: 500001746
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500001746

 
Record Type: Person
Olmsted, John Charles (American landscape architect, 1852-1920)

Note: Born 14 September 1852; died 24 February 1920. Born from American parents Dr. John Hull Olmsted and Mary Cleveland Bryant (Perkins) Olmsted (after the death of John Hull Olmsted, John Charles's mother married her husband's brother Frederick Law Olmsted). American landscape architect, Brookline, Mass.; the nephew and adopted son of Frederick Law Olmsted, he may have been the first formally trained scientific practitioner of landscape architecture; in pracrtce with F.L. Olmsted from 1875; after his step-father's retirement in 1895 he took over the practice until 1898 when F.L. Olmsted, Jr. was admitted to partnership under the name of Olmsted Brothers.

Names:
Olmsted, John Charles (preferred,V,index)
John Charles Olmsted (V,display)
Olmsted, John C. (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
landscape architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner in ....  Olmsted Brothers  
..................  (American landscape architectural firm, established 1898) [500033177]
step-child of ....  Olmsted, Frederick Law, Sr.  
........................  (American landscape architect, 1822-1903) [500015125]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Olmsted, John Charles (I)

Biographies:
(American landscape architect, 1852-1920) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(American landscape architect) ..... [AVERY]
(American landscape architect; born Geneva (Switzerland), 1852; died 1920; active United States) ..... [CCA]
(American landscape architect, 1852-1920) ..... [AVERY]
(American landscape architect) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
John Charles Olmsted ........ [CCA]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Olmsted, John C. ........ [AVERY, CCA]
.................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Olmsted, John Charles ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred]
...........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...........................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Obituary Index [n.d.]
....................  Block, Uses of the Gothic (1982)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Dictionary of American Biography (1928)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n96102021
....................  Garden Design 6/3 (1987)
....................  Levee, John Charles Olmsted, American Landscape Architecture (1989) 48-51
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n96102021
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  RLIN AMC file: MHVF85-A21
....................  Roper, FLO: Frederick Law Olmsted (1974)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Dictionary of American Biography (1928)
.......... RLIN AMC file: MHVF85-A21
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