Florentine Craftsmen records
The Florentine Craftsman Collection contains trade literature and photographic images compiled by the Florentine Craftsmen firm of Long Island City, New York, dating from approximately 1915 to 1976. Most of the manufacturers' literature--including catalogs, fliers, and brochures--deals with outdoor furniture and ornaments, statuary, and iron work fixtures. Some of the materials relate specifically to product lines by Florentine Craftsmen, though many illustrate the work of other manufacturers of outdoor furnishings and ornaments.
This accession consists of the "National Ethnobotanical Herbarium Online" website as it existed on December 12, 2018, shortly before it was taken offline. The website was a joint project of the Department of Botany and the Department of Anthropology, and allowed researchers to find botanical, cultural, and linguistic data for plants contained …
This accession consists of the "National Ethnobotanical Herbarium Online" website as it existed on March 7, 2016. The pilot website, launched in 2015 as a joint project of the Department of Botany and the Department of Anthropology, allows researchers to find botanical, cultural, and linguistic data for plants contained in the United States …
Mabel Cabot Sedgwick Glass Negative collection
Lee, James S.
Gardner, John L.
Manning, J. W.
The Mabel Cabot Sedgwick Collection consists of approximately 120 glass negatives of images used in Sedgwick's book, The Garden Month by Month, published by the F.A. Stokes Company in New York, 1907. The book, which describes the appearance, color, cultivation and blooming dates for various plants, contains half-tone engravings taken from these photographs of growing plants.
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 12: Plants and Animals
Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 12: Plants and Animals contains approximately 4,000 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards plants and animals in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.
This accession contains information on Egbert H. Walker's Sumatran plants; Harley Harris Bartlett's Sumatran plants; Augustine Henry's Chinese plants; F.C. Straub's drawings of Liberian plants; and miscellaneous lists of plants.
Nordyke & Marmon Aviation Plant Photograph Album
The Marmon Motor Car Company, owned by Nordyke & Marmon Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, was one of several automotive companies that was awarded contracts to produce Liberty aircraft engines during World War I. Hall-Scott also licensed Nordyke & Marmon to produce some of their aircraft engines. This collection consists of a photo album documenting the construction of Nordyke & Marmon Company's aviation plant, as well as operations at the completed factory. There is also a sheet in the front of the album which lists captions and dates for each photograph contained in the album.
This collection is in English.
This accession contains the records of the Division of Transportation and Communications Services. The greater part of these records deals with telephone service at the Smithsonian Institution (SI). In addition, there are records dealing with SI use of postal services required by the Institution, records compiled in compliance with postal …
MS 2285 Index of Wilnoti Formulae and lists of plant names
Also lists of plant names. 1 page headed "Plants Sent" has scientific identification written in another hand. Evidently sent for identification.
Richard S. Cowan and Thomas R. Soderstrom Field Book
This accession contains one field book containing a list of botanical specimens collected by Richard S. Cowan, Thomas R. Soderstrom and others from March 22, 1959 to November 18, 1969. A list of identifiers and a color key for locations are on the title page verso. Identifiers: Lyman B. Smith, Ernesto Foldats, E. C …