Query: Flowers
North American Wildflowers Prints
Creators:
Walcott, Mary Vaux, 1860-1940
Dates:
1925
Size:
2.4 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (5 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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MS 7423 Window flowers: symbolical silhouettes for the Chinese New Year
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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Georgia S. Vance slides
Creators:
Vance, Georgia S., 1908-2002
Dates:
1950-1995
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet ((430) color 35mm slides)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA.VAN
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

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 …

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Pressed flowers album
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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Lyman B. Smith Papers
Creators:
Smith, Lyman B.
Dates:
1970s-1980s
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-049
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and related materials documenting Lyman B. Smith's research on flowering plants of South America.

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Lyman B. Smith Papers
Creators:
Smith, Lyman B.
Dates:
1940s-1990
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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Roche collection
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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Jane Peterson papers
Creators:
Peterson, Jane, 1876-1965
Dates:
1907-1981
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.petejane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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S. Stillman Berry Papers
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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Paul Bartsch Papers [Glass Plate Negatives, Photographs, and Negatives]
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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