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Houston"s silent garden Glenwood Cemetery, 1871-2009 by Suzanne Turner

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Glenwood Cemetery (Houston, Tex.) -- History,
  • Glenwood Cemetery (Houston, Tex.) -- Pictorial works,
  • Historic gardens -- Texas -- Houston,
  • Cemeteries -- Landscape architecture -- Texas -- Houston,
  • Registers of births, etc. -- Texas -- Houston,
  • Inscriptions -- Texas -- Houston,
  • Houston (Tex.) -- Genealogy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSuzanne Turner and Joanne Seale Wilson ; color photography by Paul C. Hester.
GenreGenealogy
SeriesSara and John Lindsey series in the arts and humanities -- no. 12, Sara and John Lindsey series in the arts and humanities -- no. 12.
ContributionsWilson, Joanne Seale., Hester, Paul.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB466.U65 H688 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23606515M
ISBN 101603441638
ISBN 109781603441636
LC Control Number2009025747

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