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Creators:
Weems, Katharine Lane, 1899-
Olmsted Brothers
Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr., 1870-1957
Whiting, Edward Clark
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Dates:
1903-1985
Size:
15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.CHM
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

Correspondence, invoices, nursery and seed catalogs, estimates, planting plans, photocopies of blueprints, photographs, negatives, autochromes, and drawings relating to the gardens of The Chimneys, the home of Emma and Gardiner Martin Lane and their daughter Katharine Lane Weems in Manchester, Massachusetts. Also included are four garden journals (1903-1928), garden-related medals awarded to Emma Lane, index files of plant materials, photocopies of garden related library cards belonging to Gardiner M. Lane, a diascope and nursery and seed catalogs. The collection also includes architectural plans, invoices and specifications from, and a framed photograph of, Raleigh C. Gildersleeve, architect of The Chimneys and brother of Emma Lane.

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Creators:
Nixdorff, Louis S., 1906-1992 (Olympic athlete)
Dates:
1926 - 1987
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0443
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Louis S. Nixdorff's participation in the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam. He was a member of the University lacrosse team that represented the United States.

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Creators:
Liedloff, Loy
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Pictograph
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7130
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Rubbing from petroglyph on north bank of Columbia River.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 24-July 5, 2010
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2010
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Dates:
1955-1994
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Isabel C. Pérez Farfante (married name Canet) was born in Havana, Cuba on July 24, 1916. She received her Ph.D. from Radcliffe College in 1948. She was a professor and researcher at the University of Havana; director of the Cuban Centro de Investigaciones Pesqueras; and associate in Invertebrate Zoology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Har...

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Creators:
Kormilev, Nicholas A.
Dates:
circa 1950-1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Nicholas A. Kormilev (1901-1998) was an avid entomologist and published 231 entomological papers containing the descriptions of 1,182 species and other taxonomic categories. These papers include Kormilev's autobiography, his obituary and list of entomological publications, and correspondence. The papers were accumulated by Richard C. Froeschne...

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Dates:
1929
Size:
1 Photographic print (autochrome, 9 7/8 c 16 7/16 inches)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-124.14
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Roundy, P. V. (Paul Vere), 1884-1937
Dates:
circa 1911-1937 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7330
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Roundy's twenty-eight year career with the USGS. They consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning the identification of fossil specimens; his fieldwork in Kansas and Oklahoma, 1918; research on Carboniferous invertebrates; and professional activities.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Fishes
Dates:
1922, 1927-1965
Size:
12.50 cu. ft. (25 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 234
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence of the members of the staff of the Division of Fishes, 1922, 1927-1965. Most of the correspondence is from domestic and foreign ichthyologists, aquarists, collectors, colleges and universities, museum officials, and the general public. The correspondence generally concerns the identification, exchange, ...

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Creators:
Hay, Oliver Perry, 1846-1930
Dates:
1911-1930
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7188
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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