xt7jsx645r1v https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7jsx645r1v/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7jsx645r1v/data/2013av010.dao.xml Robb, Mary Webb 19351942 0.67 Cubic Feet 5 boxes, 125 slides 0.11 Cubic Feet26 slides 0.11 Cubic Feet36 slides 0.22 Cubic Feet64 slides 0.23 Cubic Feet1 box collections 2013av010 English University of Kentucky Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky.  The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.  For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.  Contact the Special Collections Research Center for information regarding rights and use of this collection. Mary Webb G. Robb lantern slides Manors Courses and lectures. Gardening -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- History. Europe Architecture Architecture -- Kentucky Gardening. Antebellum architecture Dwellings Houses -- Kentucky Mary Webb G. Robb lantern slides text Mary Webb G. Robb lantern slides 1935 2016 true xt7jsx645r1v collection true 2013av010 2013av010 Mary Webb G. Robb lantern slides Mary Webb G. Robb lantern slides, circa 1935-1942  2013av010 Desirae Carron University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center 2013 June 6 Special Collections Research Center Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington 40506-0039 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU URL:  This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on  2016-08-15 17:36:02 -0400 . Describing Archives: A Content Standard 
   
     
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       University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center 
     
     Mary Webb G. Robb lantern slides 
     
       Robb, Mary Webb 
     
     2013av010 
     
       0.67 Cubic Feet 
       5 boxes, 125 slides 
     
     circa 1935-1942 
     The Mary Webb G. Robb lantern slides (dated circa 1935-1942, 125 items) consists of 125 glass slides showing homes and gardens of Kentucky and Europe. The collection includes two indices describing the slides, and papers including checks, clippings, and a funeral memorial record.  
   
   
     Arrangement 
 Collection is arranged into series by lecture.    
   
     Preferred Citation 
 2013av010 : [identification of item], Mary Webb Robb lantern slides, circa 1935-1942, University of Kentucky Special Collections.    
   
     Conditions Governing Use 
 Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky.  The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.  For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.    
   
     Conditions Governing Access 
 Collection is open to researchers by appointment.    
   
     Biographical Note 
 Mary Webb G. Robb was born on January 25, 1872, in Montegomery County, Kentucky. She was the organizer and president for two years of the State Garden Club of Kentucky, and was admitted as a lifetime member of the National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc. In 1935, the accredited flower show judge attended both the national flower show in Holland and the Chelsea Show in England, which are represented in this collection. Robb moved from Nicholasville, Kentucky to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where she became a member of the Ft. Lauderdale Garden Club, for which she gave lectures. Mary Webb G. Robb died May 26, 1942.    
   
     Scope and Contents 
 The Mary Webb G. Robb lantern slides (dated circa 1935-1942; .67 cubic feet; 125 items) consist of an extensive group of lantern slides taken by Mary Webb G. Robb of Jessamine County, Kentucky. Robb used these for the lectures titled,  Old Homes and Gardens of Kentucky  and  Famous Homes and Gardens of Europe.  Included are indeces to the slides and a small amount of manuscript material. The slides from the lecture on famous gardens and home of Europe picture many English homes and gardens belonging to affluent people such as Lord Snaithling (items 47-51) and Madam Mary de Navarro (items 32 and 33). There are many representing the Chelsea Show, a flower show (items 35-38), as well as Hidcor Manor (items 41-45). The slides from the lecture on old homes and gardens of Kentucky show colonial-period homes and antebellum architecture, including the Whitley House--Kentucky's first brick home (item 1)--and the Old Stone Courthouse in Greensburg (item). There are also some gardens pictures, such as the Brown Pusey Garden (item 19). There is  also a large group of 64 unidentified slides that show gardens, buildings, and people. The manuscript material includes checks, newspaper clippings, and a memorial record.    
   
     Manors 
     Courses and lectures. 
     Gardening -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- History. 
     New York (N.Y.) 
     Europe 
     England. 
     Netherlands (Holland) 
     Lantern slides 
     Architecture 
     Architecture -- Kentucky 
     Gardening. 
     Antebellum architecture 
     Dwellings 
     Houses -- Kentucky 
     Robb, Mary Webb 
     Robb, Mary Webb 
   
   Old Homes and Gardens of Kentucky  lecture Series I. 0.11 Cubic Feet 26 slides undated Scope and Contents The  Old Homes and Gardens of Kentucky  lecture series comprises of 26 lantern slides that picture many colonial period homes and antebellum architecture from Kentucky, as well as the gardens. These slides are part of a lecture given my Mary Webb G. Robb titled  Old Homes and Gardens of Kentucky . There is an index to the slides that describes the subjects of the photographs. Notable items include The Whitley House, Kentucky's first brick house (item 1), and the Old Stone Meeting House in Clark County (item 7). Slides Subseries A. undated Clark County (Ky.) Lancaster (Ky.) Europe Ghent (Ky.) Lebanon (Ky.) Greensburg (Ky.) Nazareth (Ky.) Berea (Ky.) Gardening -- Societies, etc. Dwellings Jessamine County (Ky.) New York (N.Y.) Netherlands (Holland) Manors England. Courses and lectures. Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Lantern slides Fort Harrod (Harrodsburg, Ky.) Robb, Mary Webb Robb, Mary Webb Mary de Navarro, Mary de Navarro, Madam Whitley House, Kentucky's first brick house (originally labeled as 1) undated 1 1 Hall's Gap, Kentucky undated 1 2 Philipps Home, Jessamine undated 1 3 Morrison Chaple (Chapel) undated 1 4 Defour Home, first vineyard west of Alleghenies undated 1 5 Union Church of Berea undated 1 6 The Old Stone Court-House, Greensburg, Kentucky undated 1 7 The first residence in the town of Lebanon undated 1 8 Shinely undated 1 9 The Davis Home undated 1 10 Academy, the home of Mayor and Mrs. N. Adleunis undated 1 11 First rock house in Kentucky, Shepherdsville undated 1 12 Calumel, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martur, Midway, Kentucky undated 1 13 Dorichaus, home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas undated 1 14 Maple Lawn, home of M. C. Crington undated 1 15 College and academy in Nazareth-Nelson County, Kentucky undated 1 16 Baughman Home undated 1 17 Brown Pusey House undated 1 18 Brown Pusey Garden undated 1 19 Ghent College undated 1 20 Baptist Church, Ghent, Kentucky undated 1 21 The Gov. Clark Home, Clark County undated 1 22 Caveland, Clark County undated 1 23 The Old Stone Meeting House, Clark, County
 undated 1 24 Salmon House undated 1 25 Red brick colonial home, Lancaster, Kentucky undated 1 26 Index Subseries B.  undated 5 1 Famous Homes and Gardens of Europe  lecture Series II.  0.11 Cubic Feet 36 slides after 1935 Scope and Contents The  Famous Homes and Gardens of Europe  lecture series features 36 lantern slides showing the famous homes and gardens of Europe. The slides are part of a lecture titled  Famous Homes and Gardens of Europe.  There are many slides from the Chelsea Show (items 35-38), and Hidcor Manor (items 41-45) as well as Lord Snaithling's gardens (items 47-51) are well represented. There is an index to the slides that details the subjects of the photographs, which were taken during her trip to Europe. Slides Subseries A.  after 1935 Gardens of the Nation - Rich Fellows Circles, New York undated 1 27 Rock Gardens, The Gardens of the Nation, New York undated 1 28 Valeudaur group - Holland undated 1 29 Isle of Markeu - Holland undated 1 30 Ann Hashways Collags - Sheakspere's Company - England undated 1 31 Madam Mary de Navarro Garden, Broadway undated 1 32 Madam Mary de Navarro, Broadway, Woochester - England undated 1 33 Lady Nancy Astor - Plereudeu, Oxfordshire - England undated 1 34a Lady Nancy Astor - Plereudeu, Oxfordshire - England undated 1 34b Chelsea Show - Sullon's Display undated 1 35 Chelsea Show undated 2 36 Chelsea Show, Delpheunens and leupus undated 2 37 Chelsea Show undated 2 38 Colonel Lanereuce Johnson - Hidcor Manor, Glochestershire, England undated 2 39 The Phlot Garden, Hidcor Manor - Glochestershire, England undated 2 40 Hidcor Manor - Lanereuce Johnson - Glochestershire, England - From the top of Pavillivie Terrace Slips undated 2 41 Hidcor Manor - Colonel Lanereuce Johnson - Looking from the Phlot Garden to south side of house undated 2 42 Hidcor Manor - Colonel Lanereuce Johnson - The Port- Glochester, England undated 2 43 Hidcor Manor - Colonel Lanereuce Johnson - Looking eastward down alley undated 2 44 Hidcor Manor - The Pink and Grey borders undated 2 45 Sulgrave Manor, The Rose Garden undated 2 46 Lord Snaithling from Hill Park - Southampton, England - From the Formal Garden undated 2 47 Lord Snaithling from Hill Park - The South Garden undated 2 48 Lord Snaithling - from Hill Park - Southampton, England - Detail of Pergola and wall around South Garden undated 2 49 Lord Snaithling from Hill Park - Southampton, England - looking out from pergolas towards Herb Garden undated 2 50 Lord Snaithling from Hill Park - Southampton - Pergolas around South Garden undated 2 51 Hinchingbrooke House, surrounded by a garden - a corner of which the Japanese Garden is shown undated 2 52 Chapel Manor- Kitchen Garden undated 2 53 Chapel Manor at Kent. - J. N. Nyall - built in Italian style undated 2 54 House of Mr. Louden undated 2 55 The home of Mrs. Yocheus undated 2 56 Mrs. Shannon Drake undated 2 57 Sir P. Lasson - Gardener, Mr. Wallace undated 2 58 Home of L.N. Sullon, Hillside, Reading - England undated 2 59 Sir E. Wills undated 2 60 Harrowgate undated 2 61 Lady Mountain - Bourne, England undated 2 62 Index Subseries B.  after 1935 5 2 Unidentified slides Series III. 0.22 Cubic Feet 64 slides undated Scope and Contents The Unidentified slides series comprises 64 slides and makes up the bulk of the collection. These are lantern slides that could not be matched with certainty to the lecture indices. The slides feature landscapes of Kentucky, buildings, and gardens. Red brick house with columns undated 2 63 Church and Administration Building, Nazareth Junior College, Nazaeth, Ky.  undated 2 64 Where Mary Todd Lincoln lived undated 2 65 Ft. Harrod, Harrodsburg, Kentucky undated 2 66 Road next to hill undated 2 67 Road and trees undated 2 68 Side of road, house, and telephone poles undated 2 69 Brick house shown through trees in yard undated 2 70 Waterfall undated 2 71 Red brick house with columns in front undated 2 72 Brick oven outdoors undated 3 73 Beaumont Inn, Harrodsburg, Kentucky undated 3 74 Interior of home, vase of flowers undated 3 75 House and beds of flowers undated 3 76 Red brick house shown from street
 undated 3 77 Pilot Knob from Route 25 near Berea, Kentucky undated 3 78 Road, house, shrubbery, and telephone poles undated 3 79 Hill next to dirt road and stone wall undated 3 80 Hilly road next to homes undated 3 81 Shrubs and trees next to road undated 3 82 Sitting room in home, fireplace undated 3 83 Brick home and trees undated 3 84 White home with red roof undated 3 85 Holland-America Line, Rotterdam-New York,  T.S.S. Statendam undated 3 86 Group of Dutch men standing next to building undated 3 87 Child sitting in garden in front of house undated 3 88 Child standing on walkway through garden next to home undated 3 89 Fountain in pond, home in background undated 3 90 Garden and birdhouse undated 3 91 Garden with stone-lined pool and path undated 3 92 Blociende Bloembollenvelden (hyacinten) - Fields of flowers undated 3 93 Garden with rock-lined pond undated 3 94 Garden with chairs and table undated 3 95 Trees with arbor undated 3 96 Mill and bridge, people sitting near river undated 3 97 Trees and path through garden undated 3 98 Flower in pot, on bench undated 3 99 Peacock in garden undated 3 100 Blossoming tree next to steps of house undated 3 101 Rock-lined pond in garden undated 3 102 Path lined with flowers leading to house undated 3 103 Garden and houses undated 3 104 Flower garden and pond undated 3 105 Pond with flowers undated 3 106 Stone path through garden with bench undated 3 107 Fountain and bench in garden undated 3 108 Fountain in garden undated 4 109 Path under arbor in garden undated 4 110 Brick path under flower-covered arbor undated 4 111 Rock garden with flowers and pond undated 4 112 Path through garden undated 4 113 Garden plots and greenhouse undated 4 114 Path through garden undated 4 115 Garden and wooden fence undated 4 116 Garden with benches and sculptures undated 4 117 Trees in garden undated 4 118 Path through garden leading to shed undated 4 119 Path through trees undated 4 120 Paths lined with flowers leading to house undated 4 121 Garden in front of house undated 4 122 Path lined with trees
 undated 4 123 Pond with lily pads undated 4 124 Porch with chairs overlooking garden undated 4 125 Papers Series IV.  0.23 Cubic Feet 1 box 1939-1942 Scope and Contents The series includes papers concerning Mary Webb G. Robb. There are three checks written by her, a newspaper clipping about her upcoming lecture, a page from the  Sunday Herald Leader , and a copy of the memorial record from her funeral. Checks Subseries A. 1939-1941 5 3 Check - Nicholasville, Ky. - Farmers Bank - Paid to Rosenberg Jewelry and Optical Shop for five dollars, by Mary Webb G. Robb 1939 December 6 5 3 3 Check to Harrold Wails for sixteen dollars and fifty-five cents, by Mary Webb G. Robb 1939 5 3 2 Check to U.R. Bell for forty dollars, by Mary Webb G. Robb 1941 October 28 5 3 1 Funeral memorial record for Mary Webb Gibson Robb, Lexington, KY 1942 May 28 5 4 Newspaper clippings Subseries B.  1941, undated 5 5 Newspaper clipping - Lecture on homes and gardens will be given, new member of Fort Lauderdale Garden Club to speak 5 5 1 Sunday Herald Leader  page 1941 June 22 5 5 2