North American Wildflowers Prints
This accession consists of five volumes of special prints of original paintings of North American Wildflowers by Mary Vaux Walcott, wife of Charles D. Walcott. The volumes, North American Wild Flowers, were published in 1925 by the Smithsonian Institution and sold in two editions.
MS 7423 Window flowers: symbolical silhouettes for the Chinese New Year
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.
Georgia S. Vance slides
Approximately (430) 35mm slides documenting flower arrangements made by Georgia S. Vance as well as various public and private American and European gardens visited by Vance, a member of The Garden Club of America. The slides date from the 1950s to the 1990s with the bulk of them dating from the 1950s to the 1970s. Images …
Pressed flowers album
Dixon, Hetty G.
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.
Lyman B. Smith Papers
This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and related materials documenting Lyman B. Smith's research on flowering plants of South America.
Lyman B. Smith Papers
This accession consists of correspondence relating to Lyman B. Smith's research on flowering plants of South America while with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany.
Roche, Mary Alice
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)
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.
Jane Peterson papers
Biographical sketches, Peterson's will, five letters, writings on art-related subjects, drawings for her book, FLOWER PAINTING, scrapbook pages, clippings, an exhibition catalog, a copy of FLOWER PAINTING, a copy of J. Jonathan Joseph's book, JANE PETERSON and photographs of Peterson, her family and her homes.
S. Stillman Berry Papers
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.
Paul Bartsch Papers [Glass Plate Negatives, Photographs, and Negatives]
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.