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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 12-565
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of five websites maintained by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service as they existed on June 14, 2012. The "Museum on Main Street" website helps bring the Smithsonian Institution to small towns across America. The website includes information about traveling exhibitions as well as educational resourc...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2007-2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-215
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of six websites and two blogs maintained by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The main website of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), crawled May 27, 2014, provides information on hosting and supporting traveling exhibitions developed by the Smithsonian Institution....

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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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