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Creators:
Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860
Dates:
1853-1854
Size:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.gilphenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters and journals written during Gilpin's European tour, 1853-1854, describing his tour, visits to museums and art collections, and purchases of art works.

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Creators:
Robb, James, 1814-1881
Dates:
1846-1871
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.robbjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Fourteen letters written to Robb, 1846-1871, from John Gadsby Chapman, Henry Dilworth Gilpin, James H. Hackett, George Peter Alexander Healy, Daniel Huntington, Miner Kilbourne Kellogg, William Kemble, Charles Macalester, Hiram Powers, Robert Walter Weir, and Richard Henry Wilde; a letter written to "My Dear Sir" by Robb, 1848; a handwritten copy o...

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Creators:
Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889
Dates:
1842-1882
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.kellmine
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, writings, a scrapbook, and printed materials.

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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 garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. 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. A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.

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