Special Collections

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site
99 Warren Street
Brookline MA , 02146
FAX: (617)232-3964
Institution Contact(s):
  Linda Genovese, Supervisory Archivist (617)566-1689 ext. 230 linda_genovese@nps.gov
Hours: M-F 8:00AM-5:00PM Sa,Su 10:00AM-5:00PM
Holidays Open:
  Massachusetts State Holidays open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Other Services:
  Bookstore Exhibits and tours
Name: Olmsted Archives
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Linda Genovese, Supervisory Archivist (617)566-1689 ext. 230 linda_genovese@nps.gov
Hours: M-F 8:00AM-5:00PM
Collections: 2
Formats: 935,000 archives 60,000 photographs 5,000 realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  Landscape Architectural Plans and Drawings
Landscape Architectural Photographs
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Letter of introduction required Access only in reading room, supervised All or part of the collection(s) not accessible Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff All photocopying done by staff Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: Loans for exhibits only Loans permitted for research only
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for archives' records groups
Directions: FROM THE WEST: Route 128 to exit 20 to Route 9 East. Travel approximately 5 miles. Brookline Reservoir is on the right. Take a right turn after the reservoir onto Warren Street. Site is at the junction of Warren and Dudley. Turn right on Dudley. Parking lot is in the back. FROM THE EAST: Route 9 West out of Boston (Route 9 is Boylston Street). Pass by Brookline Village, take a left onto Warren Street (if you pass the reservoir on your left, you've gone too far). Once on Warren, directions same as above.