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The Garden Club of America collection
Creators:
Garden Club of America
Dates:
circa 1920-present
Size:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 Lantern slides
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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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1952-1981
Size:
46.19 cu. ft. (91 document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 290
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of exhibition files, 1952-1981, for shows no longer traveling. The exhibitions are developed and organized by SITES and produced by both the Smithsonian's Office of Exhibits Central and outside sources. Exhibition themes cover the fields of art, history, and science, as well as current events. Also included …

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Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture
Creators:
Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, Graf von, 1918-
Seherr-Thoss, Sonia P.
Dates:
circa 1960-1968
Size:
4 Linear feet (approximate: 1250 items)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.15
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographs and negatives of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss. Mounted and unmounted color slides, transparencies, black and white negatives, mounted prints, contact sheets, and a photograph, circa 1960-1968. The majority of images, taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss, appear in their publication, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey, published by the, Smithsonian Institution Press, in 1968. Countries depicted are Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

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Edward S. Curtis papers and photographs
Creators:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Dates:
circa 1895-2001
bulk 1898-1951
Size:
86 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2010-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Edward S. Curtis papers and photographs, circa 1895-2001 (bulk 1898-1951) primarily relate to Curtis's work on his opus, the North American Indian (NAI), although other subjects are documented as well. The papers relate closely to the Edward S. Curtis papers at the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections (UW), as that …

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Correspondence
Dates:
circa 1974-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. and oversize (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Don E. Wilson, Curator. Materials include general correspondence, research correspondence, photographs, and records relating to Mammal Species of the World, 3rd Edition. Some materials are in electronic format.

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William Henry Anderson Papers
Dates:
1938-1957
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7367
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting Anderson's research on coleopterous larvae. Most of the letters concern the identification of specimens.

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A.B. Starr Mechanical Engineering Lab Reports
Creators:
Gordon, Robert B.
Starr, A.B., 1882-1962
Dates:
1905-1906
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1034
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three volumes of laboratory notes compiled by Starr while a student at Sibley College, Cornell University. The tests written about in the notebooks related to engines, steam, tensile strength of cast iron, lubricants, and other subjects. The notebooks contain notes, charts and graphs, and cyanotypes.

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Architecture and Construction Files
Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-305
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of statements of interest and qualifications from architecture firms interested in submitting a design for the National Museum of the American Indian Mall museum and the collections center in Suitland, Maryland, later known as the Cultural Resources Center. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, statements of qualifications, interview notes …

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Exhibition and Publication Records
Dates:
1994-2012
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document exhibition planning and production, and curatorial publishing activities at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery during the tenure of Deputy Director, Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Some of the materials date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of …

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Records
Dates:
1926-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of volumes of The Auklet and The Auk, slides and a photograph of American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) meetings and activities, and meeting abstracts and programs. Some materials are in electronic format.

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