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Title Drawing of Lettering Baxter Memorial Seat Back 1948
"In Memory Of SAMUEL NEWMAN BAXTER the beloved presidident of [...GHS] [see below]
Object ID 2005.2.13.2
Object Name Drawing, Architectural
Scope & Content Drawing of Lettering Baxter Memorial Seat Back 1948
"In Memory Of SAMUEL NEWMAN BAXTER the beloved president of the Germantown Horticultural Society for seventeen years, arboriculturist of the Fairmount Park Commission, and nationally known for his work with trees, he shared freely his enthusiasm, his interest, and his knowledge. In his honor the Germantown Horticultural Society has built this memorial overlook. Dedicated on the fifth day of June, 1948." "When I pass on to my reward, whatever may be, I'd like my friends to think of me as one who loved a tree."

2005.2.13.2
Map: Drawing to Scale of actual memorial for bench in the Baxter Memorial at the Morris Arboretum, rolled
Drawing to actual scale
Location: drawer #1
No date on drawing but accompanying letter dated June 11, 1947 (archival document # 2005.1.5)
Dimensions: 19" on left and right edges, 21" in the middle x 40.5"
Mentioned on map:
On tag attached to map: Baxter Memorial Seat Back, 1948, Lancaster & Skinner
Condition: very good
Date 1947
Year Range from 1940.0
Year Range to 1950.0
Dates of Creation 1947