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Dates:
circa 1887-1947
Size:
200 Postcards (black and white, color ;)
Collection ID:
AAG.PTC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Postcard Collection includes 200 postcards of historic views of various public gardens, parks, monuments, and buildings throughout the United States and some foreign countries, including Canada, France and Cuba. Some private gardens and estates and many Washington, D.C. attractions are also represented. Roughly half of the postcards were mailed; the remaining postcards were not written on or posted. Areas represented include Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. Foreign views show gardens in Havana, Paris, and Canada. About a dozen cards feature various views of Smithsonian Institution museums along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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Creators:
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States
Dates:
1900, 1947-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Shirley A. Briggs, member of the Board of Directors, 1948-1949; editor of the Atlantic Naturalist, 1949-1969; and Vice President for Publications, 1956-1969. Records primarily document bird censuses; controversy over the development of Glover-Archbold Park; research papers; courses ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Director
Dates:
2003-2004
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-294
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the National Zoological Park's (NZP) submissions to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in 2003 and 2004. The NAS was requested by the United States Congress to review animal care and management at NZP facilities following a number of highly publicized animal deaths. Materials include background and briefing materia...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1982-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research and activities of the Office of Public Affairs, especially those activities related to development, publicity, publications, and children's activities. Also documented are the history of the National Zoological Park as researched by Sybil E. Hamlet and the proposed white-tailed deer ...

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Creators:
Osborne, Douglas (probable collector and author)
Dates:
circa 1964
Size:
61 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Volume (report)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.134A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and papers documenting the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project in Mesa Verde National Park. The photographs depict collection and analysis of specimens, site excavation and stabilization, archeological surveying, and other activites and people associated with the project. The collection also includes the project's annual report to th...

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Creators:
Ruda, Edwin
Chisolm, Michael
Dates:
1988 January 26
Size:
151 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ruda88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Edwin Ruda conducted 1988 January 26, by Michael Chisolm, for the Archives of American Art. Ruda speaks of his education; his life in Mexico; his time as a G.I.; The Club; the Park Place Gallery; the Paula Cooper Gallery; phases of his work. He recalls Sidney Geist, Mark Di Suvero, Willem De Kooning, Milton Resnick and Forrest Myers...

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Creators:
Ryder Mobile Homes, Inc.
Zink, Philip G.
Zink, Scott
Dates:
circa 1920s-2001
Size:
15 Cubic feet (44 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0777
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents trailer park life, particularly the Ryder Mobile Homes Park founded by Ralph Ryder in New Haven, Connecticut in 1930.

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Creators:
Brownrigg, T. Parks
Dates:
circa 1907-1908
Size:
312 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of photographs, possibly part of a travelog, depicting mostly American landscapes (particularly tourist destinations), transportation (railroads, roads, and boats), towns, and hotels. A few photographs of Native Americans including images of a Crow burial, a Pueblo ceremony, and men on horseback at Eagle Butte on the Yellows...

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Creators:
Valentine, P. O. (33 Homestead, Park, Newark)
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934
Belden & Company (45 Clinton Street, Newark, N.J.)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
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Dates:
1897-1963
bulk 1897-1936
Size:
15 Cubic feet (71 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0214
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The contents of the collection date from 1897 to 1936. The bulk of the collection consists of loose-leaf binders of photo prints of forty-one Cass Gilbert buildings under construction between 1908 and 1936. (This represents less than half of his firm's total output.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by name of building. A few additional ph...

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Creators:
Vignelli, Massimo
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2011 June 6-7
Size:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 52 min.))
153 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.vignel11
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Massimo Vignelli conducted 2011 June 6-7, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Vignelli's home and office, in New York, New York.

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