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Creators:
Bedman, Charles
Bedman, John
Bedman Brothers Rahway, New Jersey.
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Dates:
1859-1984
Size:
8.5 cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.BDB
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Bedman Brothers Company Records collection focuses primarily on the business and financial transactions of Bedman Brothers seed company of Rahway, New Jersey, and includes accounting ledgers, purchase orders, price lists, miscellaneous business and family correspondence, and various brochures, pamphlets and leaflets related to horticultural topics. Other holdings in the collection include World War II ration stamps and two scrapbooks, one of which contains many late nineteenth and early twen ...

Creators:
Lewis & Valentine Company.
Lewis, Hewlett Withington
Dates:
1916-1971
Size:
2.5 cubic feet, documents, 366 photographs, 1 videotape.
Collection ID:
AAG.LVC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Lewis & Valentine Company Collection contains records of the Lewis & Valentine Company dating from 1916 to 1971 including photographs, negatives, brochures, books, trade catalogs, company papers, letters from clients, customer lists and a history of the company written by Harold Carman Lewis. Photographs document the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia, estates in Long Island, New York, and the properties of Hugh D. Auchincloss, Eugene du Pont, Walter P. Chrysler, Otto H. Kahn, F. W. Woolworth, Pie ...

Dates:
circa 1905-1947
Size:
200 postcards
Collection ID:
AAG.HGP
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Postcard Collection includes 200 postcards of historic views of various public gardens, parks, monuments, and buildings throughout the United States and some foreign countries, including Canada, France and Cuba. Some private gardens and estates and many Washington, D.C. attractions are also represented. Roughly half of the postcards were mailed; the remaining postcards were not written on or posted. Areas represented include Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, ...

Creators:
McComb, A. H., Jr., Capt.
Dates:
1956-1966
Size:
0.25 cubic feet, 230 color slides
Collection ID:
AAG.MCB
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Captain A.H. McComb, Jr. Collection includes approximately 230 35mm slides of public and private gardens and landscapes dating from 1956 to 1966, photographed by Captain A.H. McComb, Jr. at sites in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, New York, United States Virgin Islands, Argentina, Bermuda, Capri, Cuba, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Haiti, Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico, and Tobago.

Creators:
Burpee, W. Atlee, (Washington Atlee), 1858-1915
W. Atlee Burpee & Co.
James Vick's Sons (Rochester, N.Y.).
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Dates:
circa 1873-1978, bulk 1890-1930
Size:
201 cubic feet, 12,715 items
Collection ID:
AAG.BRP2
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The collection contains the records of W. Atlee Burpee & Company and includes accounting records, seed trial records, seed contracts, sales records, contracts, inventories, office correspondence, contest letters, seed catalogs, pamphlets, advertisements and advertising reports, daybooks, photographs and other items relating to the company and some of its competitors. The collection is not comprehensive and includes significant gaps.

Creators:
Engle, Corliss Knapp
Dates:
1969-2001
Size:
1.5 cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.CKE
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Corliss Knapp Engle slide collection contains 35mm slides of gardens, garden features, flower shows, and flora photographed by Corliss Engle, a self-taught photographer and horticulturalist. Much of the collection is comprised of photographic documentation of numerous private and public gardens that she visited throughout the United States. Of particular note are images of Engle's own garden in Brookline, Massachusetts, spanning three decades; they provide excellent insight into the developm ...

Creators:
Druse, Kenneth
Dates:
1978-2005
Size:
20.5 cubic feet, Approximately 45,000 images: 35,000 transparencies + 10,000 35mm slides.
Collection ID:
AAG.DRU
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Ken Druse Garden Photography Collection contains approximately 45,000 film transparency and 35mm slide images, dating from 1978 to 2005, of gardens, garden features, and flora photographed by garden writer and photographer Ken Druse. The photographic images document numerous private and public gardens throughout the United States and a few in Canada. Many have appeared in Druse’s own books and articles as well as those by other writers. Approximately half of the collection is arranged accord ...

Creators:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003
Dates:
circa 1960-1994
Size:
Photographic prints :, Photographic prints :, Photographic prints :, Negatives :, Film transparencies :, Contact sheets :, 35mm slides (photographs) :, 35mm negatives :, 120mm transparencies :, 120mm negatives :
Collection ID:
AAG.ADM
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Maida Babson Adams American Garden Collection documents the work of Molly Adams, a free-lance garden photographer who photographed hundreds of private and public gardens, many of them in the mid-Atlantic region, from the late 1950s through the mid-1990s. It includes slides, photographic prints, negatives and transparencies. A significant number of images document the work of landscape designers Nelva M. Weber, Alice Recknagel Ireys, and Friede Stege. Roughly 50 gardens do not have an identif ...

Creators:
American Rose Society.
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948
Dates:
1899-1974
Size:
30 cubic feet
Collection ID:
SI.Test
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The J. Horace McFarland Collection includes over 3,100 photographic images of private and public gardens throughout the United States, as well as some from foreign countries, dating from 1899 to 1963. Many of these images, generated for Mount Pleasant Press (later the J. Horace McFarland Company), were used to illustrate trade catalogs published by the firm as well as journal and newspaper articles. The collection also contains color records that were used as reference aids during the printing p ...

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