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Bailey, Worth, 1908-1980

 Person

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

A General Plan of Mount Vernon showing planted areas and other landscape features established and identified by General Washington, 1947

 File — Drawer 53, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Reproduction. Shows Bowling Green, Upper and Lower Gardens, Mansion, and Outbuildings. Scale in feet on drawing.

Dates: 1947

A Great General Plan of Mount Vernon, showing planted areas and other landscape features establihsed and identified by General Washington, 1947

 Item — Drawer 78, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Reproduction of Worth Bailey's general plan or layout of the Mansion and surrounding grounds with outbuildings and gardens identified. One large reproduction adhered to board with numbers to plan for a location key (probably planning for the print brochure) and one smaller printed reproduction with areas named instead of numbered for the key. Scale 1" = 200'

Dates: 1947

Circulation Plan - Area of the New Tomb, A Study Prepared for the MVLA, December 26, 1945

 File — Drawer 55, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Original drawings and copies showing proposed circulation plan around the Tomb, as well as a Detail design for a wrought iron pedestal.

Dates: December 26, 1945

Full size object studies, 1940s-1950s

 File — Drawer 59, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Drawings include orginals and copies of: Two earthenware mil pans, drawn from archaeological fragments, June 1955; Design for glass flower container, after an 18th century engraving by Roubillac, February 25, 1954 and November 4, 1947; copy of Design for glass flower container from Worth Bailey by Robert Fisher, November 1952; A design for a glass vase from an 18th century print, 1947. Full size.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

Historic Tours through George Washington's Country, 1945

 Item — Drawer 77, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Original and reproduction. Hand-colored map showing locations for historic areas of the Virginia and Washington, D.C. area. 2 maps.

Dates: 1945

Mount Vernon, Virginia, Based on the Plan Drawn by Samuel Vaughan in 1787, 1940

 Item — Drawer 76, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Original. Mounted and adhered to board. Ink on paper. 1" = 250'

Dates: 1940

Olive Bailey and Worth Bailey, c. 1950

 Item — Box 31: Series HPC - Box 31
Identifier: RP-1061 (retro) ; Photo-5521
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: c. 1950

Personnel – Worth Bailey (Research Associate), Correspondence, 1938-1939

 File — Box 4, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection combines the papers and files of each Superintendent or Resident Director listed under “Creators,” as well as their office staff, assistants, and other Mount Vernon personnel. The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to and from each Superintendent or Resident Director. Other types of material include reports, essays, memos, publications, clippings, official forms, logs or diaries of events, calendars, schedules, photographs, and ephemera. Subject matter...
Dates: 1938-1939

Plan of Flower Garden, undated, September 15, 1925

 File — Drawer 52, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Original and reproduction drawings. 8 items total; All are drawings of Plans for the Upper Garden - one by an unknown person; one by E.R. Kent; and one by Worth Bailey with multiple copies/versions. 20' = 1"; scale of feet on drawing.

Dates: undated, September 15, 1925

Plan of Flower Garden, 1940

 Item — Box 18: Series HPC - Box 18
Identifier: RP-941 ; PG-5373
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1940

Plan of Flower Garden, Plan of Kitchen Garden, 1940

 Item — Drawer 76, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Original. Map showing the layout of each garden with key for boxwood, herb borders, brick and paving tiles, cobblestones, turf, espaliers and cordons, gravel walks, and brick walks. Drawn onto board. 2 maps.

Dates: 1940

Preservation – Worth Bailey, 1939-1951

 File — Box 22, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection combines the papers and files of each Superintendent or Resident Director listed under “Creators,” as well as their office staff, assistants, and other Mount Vernon personnel. The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to and from each Superintendent or Resident Director. Other types of material include reports, essays, memos, publications, clippings, official forms, logs or diaries of events, calendars, schedules, photographs, and ephemera. Subject matter...
Dates: 1939-1951

Proposed Treatment of the Junction of South Ha Ha Wall with Ice House Façade; Plan of Mount Vernon showing highways and boundary lines, brick wall and tree lines, May 1, 1940, July 1957

 File — Drawer 50, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Drawing in blueprint form showing plants and vegetation surrounding Ha Ha Wall and Ice House; Plotted by Robert Fisher, Plan 322 – 113A. Blueprint and original drawing. Scale of feet on drawing; 1” = 40’

Dates: May 1, 1940; July 1957

Restoration Drawing of Flower Pot (Red Unglazed Clay), May 1947

 File — Drawer 63, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Original and reproduction drawings. Full size drawing of flower pot, reconstructed from fragments found at Mount Vernon.

Dates: May 1947

Series 1. Subject Files

 Series
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The majority of this collection is made up of research files compiled by Worth Bailey while researching at Mount Vernon and other historical sites. These files contain correspondence, news clippings, images, articles, and studies. Another substantial portion of the collection contains Bailey’s drawings, woodcuts, and several printing blocks.

Dates: 1939-1980

Series 2. Woodcuts

 Series
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The majority of this collection is made up of research files compiled by Worth Bailey while researching at Mount Vernon and other historical sites. These files contain correspondence, news clippings, images, articles, and studies. Another substantial portion of the collection contains Bailey’s drawings, woodcuts, and several printing blocks.

Dates: 1939-1980

Sign Board for Entrance Gate; School House Grounds Sign; Grounds Sign for plants - Magnolia grandiflora, September 20, 1938

 File — Drawer 51, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Originals. Three drawings. Details for 3 signs: Entrance and exit sign; Magnolia grandiflora (plants) sign; School House sign. Full size; 1 1/2" = 1'

Dates: September 20, 1938

Study for Bowling Green Entrance Gate, May 1946

 File — Drawer 59, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

One original and one reproduction of same drawing. Based on documentary sources, Dimensions from MS (manuscripts) about 1796. 1" = 1'

Dates: May 1946

Study for Bowling Green Entrance Gate; 3/4" and Full Size Details of Guard House at Tomb , undated, 1946

 File — Drawer 57, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Reproduction drawing for the study of the Bowling Green entrance gate by Worth Bailey, May 1946; Blueprint drawing with details from the Guard House at the tomb, by Walter Macomber, undated. 1 " = 1'; 3/4" = 1' and full size

Dates: undated; 1946

The Kitchen Garden of Mount Vernon; A General Plan of Mount Vernon showing planted areas and other landscape features; General Plan of Mount Vernon redrawn from a study by Washington, 1937, 1944, 1947

 File — Drawer 50, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

Nathalia Ulman's Kitchen Garden Drawing - "the Design of an Elegant Kitchen and Fruit Garden Containing 0.92 Acres" RP-1011a; Two "General Plans" drawn by Worth Bailey. Reproduction drawings, Not scaled; Scale of feet on drawings.

Dates: 1937; 1944; 1947

The Mount Vernon Basement, Suggested Evolution, 1944

 File — Drawer 58, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Drawing with key for early period, middle period, final development, drainage pit, cornerstone, ice pit, stone and brick. Labeled Plat IV. Adhered to mat frame.

Dates: 1944

The Worth Bailey Papers, 1939-1980

 Collection
Identifier: A-WB
Scope and Contents

The majority of this collection is made up of research files compiled by Worth Bailey while researching at Mount Vernon and other historical sites. These files contain correspondence, news clippings, images, articles, and studies. Another substantial portion of the collection contains Bailey’s drawings, woodcuts, and several printing blocks.

Dates: 1939-1980

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Object 21
Collection 1
 
Subject
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) 1
Photographs 1
Upper Garden 1