Archives of American Gardens

Susan Crowder slide collection


Collection ID:
Crowder, Susan, 1943-
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
40 35mm slides.
The Susan Crowder Slide Collection contains 40 35mm slides documenting examples of sculptural work and drawings by the artist Susan Crowder.

Biographical/Historical note

Biographical/Historical note
Susan Crowder (b. 1943) is an American artist who is best known for her site-specific sculpture. Her art, which draws on the imagery of formal gardens, incorporates both architectural forms and organic materials. Crowder's work is included in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Laumeier Museum and Sculpture Park, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, among other museums.


Marca Woodhams
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note
Gift of Susan Crowder, 1991.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access note
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens:
Conditions Governing Use note
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens:
Preferred Citation note
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Susan Crowder slide collection.


Keywords table of terms and types.
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Slides (photographs) Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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