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.
This accession consists of the "Centres of Plant Diversity: The Americas" project website as it existed on September 2, 2016, shortly before the website was taken offline. The Centres of Plant Diversity project, organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, was a three-volume work documenting nearly 250 major sites for conse...
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.
Appears to be merely a series of extracts from published sources giving "Indian" (no specific tribe) uses of plants.
This accession consists of an autograph file of botanists' signatures. The provenance of the file is unclear. It may have been in the possession of Frederick V. Coville.
These records consist of incoming correspondence to Ellen W. Cathcart, scientific assistant in the Division of Botany, United States Department of Agriculture, and concern the identification, determination, and exchange of cryptogams. Some of the correspondence was addressed to Frederick Vernon Coville, Curator of the United States National ...
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 ...
These records consist of the correspondence and memoranda of James R. Buckler, Director, Horticulture Services Division, 1972-1995.
Includes letter of transmittal, 1 page.
Also lists of plant names. 1 page headed "Plants Sent" has scientific identification written in another hand. Evidently sent for identification.