Franklin

Houston's silent garden : Glenwood Cemetery, 1871-2009 / Suzanne Turner & Joanne Seale Wilson ; color photography by Paul Hester.

Author/Creator:
Turner, Suzanne, 1950-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2010.
Series:
Sara and John Lindsey series in the arts and humanities ; no. 12.
Sara and John Lindsey series in the arts and humanities ; no. 12
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 284 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 32 cm.
Subjects:
Historic gardens -- Texas -- Houston.
Cemeteries -- Landscape architecture -- Texas -- Houston.
Glenwood Cemetery (Houston, Tex.) -- History.
Glenwood Cemetery (Houston, Tex.) -- Pictorial works.
Houston (Tex.) -- Genealogy.
Registers of births, etc. -- Texas -- Houston.
Inscriptions -- Texas -- Houston.
Contents:
Models for the landscape of death in the new world
Glenwood chronology
The Glenwood story
Houston before Glenwood: burial grounds for a frontier city
Founding of the Houston Cemetery Company: private initiative needed
Creating the garden cemetery: layer upon layer, generation to generation
The Glenwood Cemetery Association: a new century, a new structure
Glenwood's landscape character: styles of the times
Symbolism in stone
Monuments and sculpture
A Houston community
Some Glenwood biographies.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Wilson, Joanne Seale.
Hester, Paul.
ISBN:
9781603441636 (cloth : alk. paper)
1603441638 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
421533471
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