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Creators:
Dixon, Ralph L.
Dixon, Hetty G.
Dates:
1924-1960
Size:
12 leaves (gathered matter components) (24 x 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.MSS001783B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Album with seventeen specimens of flowering plants that were collected, dried, and arranged by Ralph L. Dixon and his wife, Hetty G. Dixon. The album contains specimens of 17 plants that were gathered by the Dixons, mostly in the vicinity of Washington D.C. (Georgetown, Great Falls, and the C. & O. Canal towpath) in 1924. Two of the final group of specimens were gathered in Montana and the Rocky Mountains in 1960.

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Creators:
Koehn, Alfred
Dates:
1948
Size:
1 volume (45 pages 295 cutouts)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7423
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The book is made up of cutouts, mostly from red paper, that have been mounted on the pages of the volume. The cutouts represent people, animals, birds, flowers, and designs.

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Creators:
Roche, John P.
Roche, Mary Alice
Dates:
circa 1954-1970
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet
28 transparencies (col. , 4 x 5 in.)
62 Photographic Prints (b&w , 8 x 10 in.)
1 Photographic Print (col. , 2.5 x 3.5 inches)
3 transparencies (col. , 120mm)
Collection ID:
AAG.ROC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Roche Collection documents some of the work of John and Mary Alice Roche, garden photographers who photographed numerous gardens throughout the United States. Several of the Roches' images appeared in popular gardening magazines and books on flower arranging from the 1950s and 1960s.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7601
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The four flowers are specified as Si junzi (lit. four gentlemen), which are considered important motifs in Chinese ink painting.

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Creators:
Gates, Adelia
Dates:
1879-1898 and undated
Size:
3.07 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7312
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of 327 watercolors of flowers painted by Adelia Gates. It represents a fragment of a collection of 502 Gates watercolors donated to the Smithsonian by Eleanor Lewis in 1913. Approximately 175 watercolors are missing. The paintings cover a wide range of native and exotic plants and a majority of the studies were made in...

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Creators:
Berry, S. Stillman (Samuel Stillman), 1887-1984
Dates:
circa 1911-1912
Size:
0.51 cu. ft. (1 3x5 box) (1 5x8 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-178
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of images of cephalopods, octopuses, and flowers used by S. Stillman Berry, malacologist. Materials include glass plate negatives, film negatives, black and white photographs, lantern slides, and a color transparency.

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Creators:
Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960
Dates:
undated
Size:
13.38 cu. ft. (82 3x5 boxes) (3 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T89015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of lantern slides, primarily of birds, bird eggs, and nests; ferns and wild flowers; miscellaneous subjects such as people, boats and places; negatives and transparencies; and postcards.

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Creators:
Garden Club of America
Dates:
circa 1920-present
Size:
37,000 slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear Feet ((garden files))
3,000 lantern slides
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and a small number of landscape architectural plans and drawings, all of which document the history of American gardens and landscapes. Garden files were compiled by The Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. These files may include information sheets, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures and other notes. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland.

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Creators:
Burpee, W. Atlee, (Washington Atlee), 1858-1915
James Vick's Sons (Rochester, N.Y.).
W. Atlee Burpee & Co.
Wm. Henry Maule (Firm)
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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.

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Creators:
Densmore, Frances
Dates:
1929-1939
Size:
1 item (box )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4482
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: "Music of Acoma, Isleta and Cochiti (and Zuni) Pueblos." Typed carbon copy of unpublished manuscript, pages 241-250. This manuscript is a brief resume of F. Densmore's work wih Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti and Zuni songs and dances. No date appears on the manuscript but it could not have been written before 1940. This typed carbon copy was rece...

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