Enid A. Haupt Pledges Donation for Haupt Garden

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Summary

Enid A. Haupt pledges a gift of $3 million to finance the design and construction of a garden in the Quadrangle complex in the South Yard behind the Smithsonian Institution Building. It will be named the Enid A. Haupt Garden and will harmonize with the various design and cultural elements in the museums surrounding it.

Subject

  • Haupt, Enid A
  • Horticultural Services Division
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • South Yard

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Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Image is of Enid Haupt and Lady Bird Johnson in Haupt Garden, 1988, SI Negative 88-8669.12.tif, and is featured in the Torch, June 1988.
  • "Quad Construction Starts In August," The Torch, No. 86-3 (June 1983): 1, 3.
  • Smithsonian Year, 1983, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1984, pp. 16, 637.
  • James R. Buckler, "A Surprising New Oasis Blossoms at the Smithsonian," Smithsonian magazine, 18/4 (1987), pp. 120-124, 126-127.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1983

Topic

  • New Programs
  • Horticulture
  • Gifts
  • Endowments

Place

Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)

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