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Japanese Gardens

Collection Creator:
Centennial Photographic Co.  Search this
Roth, Rodris  Search this
Myers, Susan H.  Search this
Collection Source:
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Container:
Box 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Rights situation uncertain. Probably in public domain, applicable copyrights expired.
Collection Citation:
Domestic Life Stereograph and Photograph Collection, circa 1862-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Domestic Life Stereograph and Photograph Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0725-ref548

Smithsonian Gardens Image Library

Extent:
35mm slides, photographic prints, negatives + digital images.
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1973-ongoing
Related Materials:
Related materials may be found in the Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Historic Stereograph Collection.
Provenance:
The Smithsonian Gardens (formerly the Office of Horticulture) was established in 1972 to manage the Smithsonian's grounds, greenhouses, and horticultural collections including plants, garden furnishings, and artifacts. The Image Library began as a small in-house reference collection. The images document a wide range of activities including the construction and maintenance of Smithsonian gardens, landscapes, and interior plantscapes on or near The Mall in Washington, DC as well as special horticultural exhibits designed by Smithsonian Gardens.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher
Citation:
Smithsonian Gardens Image Library, Archives of American Gardens, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAG.SGI
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Smithsonian Gardens Image Library
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-sgi
Additional Online Media:

Historic Gardens Postcard collection

Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
200 postcards (black and white, color ;)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1887-1947
Summary:
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.
Arrangement note:
This collection is unprocessed.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Cuba  Search this
Gardens -- Canada  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Gardens -- France  Search this
Historic sites  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) -- 1900-1910  Search this
Parks  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Historic gardens postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.PTC
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Historic Gardens Postcard collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-ptc

Natural bird gardens on Mount Desert Island / Edward Howe Forbush

Author:
Forbush, Edward Howe 1858-1929  Search this
Wild Gardens of Acadia  Search this
Physical description:
11 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Maine
Mount Desert Island
Date:
1920
[1920?]
Topic:
Bird refuges  Search this
Call number:
QH105.M25 S54 no. 15
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1003676

Kogi (Kagaba) dwellings and gardens

Collection Photographer:
Skinner, G. Gage  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic slide
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Photographic slides
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Kogi (Kagaba) dwellings, with gardens in foreground, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); G. Gage Skinner collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.116, Item 116_001_012_001
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G. Gage Skinner collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-116-ref187

Kogi (Kagaba) dwellings and gardens

Collection Photographer:
Skinner, G. Gage  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic slide
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Photographic slides
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Kogi (Kagaba) dwellings, with gardens in foreground, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); G. Gage Skinner collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.116, Item 116_001_011_020
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G. Gage Skinner collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-116-ref186

Lectures on Art in Gardens

Collection Creator:
Dow, Arthur W. (Arthur Wesley), 1857-1922  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904-1905
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of the collection has been digitized and is available online via the Archives of American Art's website. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Arthur Wesley Dow papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Arthur Wesley Dow papers, circa 1826-1978 (bulk 1879-1922). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Arthur Wesley Dow papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-dowarth-ref34

Smithsonian Gardens Oral History Interviews

Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Compact discs
Sound recordings
Date:
2011
Introduction:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program staff conduct interviews with current and retired Smithsonian staff and others who have made significant contributions to the Institution. There are also reminiscences and interviews recorded by researchers or students on topics related to the history of the Smithsonian or the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

American University history student Caitlin Miller conducted oral history interviews of Smithsonian Gardens staff to document the history of the Smithsonian's horticultural program, for an oral history seminar taught by Smithsonian Archives historian Pamela M. Henson.
Descriptive Entry:
The History of Smithsonian Gardens Oral History Interviews consist of approximately 6 hours of digital audio interviews, in 3 digital .wav audio files, and 108 pages of transcript. Each interview recording has three generations: an original digital audio file in .wav format, an preservation digital audio file in .wav format, and a reference digital audio file in .mp3 format. The original digital audio files are preserved in security storage with .mp3 files available for reference. The Monday interview has not been transcribed.
Historical Note:
Paul H. Lindell, Barbara Faust, and John Monday were interviewed about their pioneering careers at the Smithsonian and the development of the horticultural program at the Institution.

The Smithsonian Office of Horticulture was established in 1972 by Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley who initially hired James Buckler as the director. Renamed Smithsonian Gardens in 2010, the program has grown rapidly and is responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of interior plantscapes; the propagation and culture of rare and unusual plant collections for research and exhibition purposes; production and culture of annuals, biennials, perennials, tropical plants, and other specialized seasonal crops for use in the exterior landscapes, interior plantscapes, for special events and special exhibitions; the application of pesticides; coordination of design, fabrication, installation and maintenance of all winter seasonal designs for the Smithsonian Institution; receipt and maintenance of nursery specimens for future landscape utilization; 365 day cultural care and maintenance of the greenhouse nursery facility and plant material; the procurement of plants, supplies and equipment; educational outreach; and the coordination of all organizational activities with other Smithsonian offices and museum staff for scheduling and planning purposes.

Paul H. Lindell (1943- ) grew up in rural Delaware and attended Brown Vocational Technical High School in Wilmington, Delaware, where he received a technical high school degree, with an emphasis on architectural drafting. He then worked for the Artesian Water Company before he was in the United States Marine Corps for three years as a radio operator. He then attended the College of Agriculture of the University of Delaware and worked at Edward H. Richardson Associates, Inc., Consulting Engineers and Architects, and Tetra Tech Consulting Engineers and Architects. He began his career at the Smithsonian in 1986 as a consultant for the Enid A. Haupt Garden and joined the Office of Horticulture staff in 1987. He served as a landscape architect for Smithsonian Gardens until his retirement in 2011.

Barbara Faust (1955- ), Associate Director of Smithsonian Gardens since 2004, joined Smithsonian staff in 1986 as manager of the Greenhouse Nursery Branch, Horticulture Services Division. She grew up in rural Nelson County, Virginia, and received the B.S. in horticulture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1977. Throughout her career she has been active in the horticultural community.

Jack Monday (1929- ) was born on a farm outside Rockville, Maryland. He was mentored by Gerry Fisher while working as a gardener for the Washington, D.C., government beginning in 1949. He became the head gardener for the Smithsonian National Zoological Park in 1965 and moved to the Smithsonian's Office of Horticulture in 1974 upon director Jim Bucklers request to help with preparations for the Bicentennial of the American Revolution. He served as Assistant Director of the Office of Horticulture from 1974 to 1986, retiring during the planning phase for the Enid A. Haupt Garden in 1986.
Restrictions:
The Lindell interview session is restricted and permission must be secured from the interviewee to use the interview transcript or cite/quote from the recording.
Topic:
Horticulture  Search this
Gardening  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Sound recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9629, Smithsonian Gardens Oral History Interviews
Identifier:
Record Unit 9629
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Smithsonian Gardens Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru9629

[Kenneth D. Smith Gardens]: narcissus underplanting dogwoods.

Photographer:
Roche, Mary Alice  Search this
Roche, John P.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Roche, John P.  Search this
Roche, Mary Alice  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white, 8 X 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
New York (State) -- Staten Island
Kenneth D. Smith Gardens (Staten Island, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Richmond County -- New York -- Staten Island
Date:
[1957?]
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- Staten Island  Search this
Daffodils  Search this
Bulbs  Search this
Trees  Search this
Spring  Search this
Dogwoods  Search this
Identifier:
AAG.ROC, Item NY499007
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Roche collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-roc-ref118

Smithsonian Gardens website, crawled July 26, 2013

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-057, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa14-057-refidd1e231

Smithsonian Gardens website, crawled May 31, 2017

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Facilities  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-067, Smithsonian Facilities, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-067-refidd1e200

Smithsonian Gardens website, crawled February 3, 2015

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-164, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-164-refidd1e212

Smithsonian Gardens, crawled November 10, 2014

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-214, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-214-refidd1e568

Gardens in former palace, medina Rabat, Morocco

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Morocco
Date:
1997
Scope and Contents:
[Grounds of Museum of Moroccan Arts].
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Permission to publish images from this collection must be given by Henry John Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Flora  Search this
Museums  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry John Drewal Collection, EEPA 2010-010, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2010-010, Item EEPA 2010-010-0107
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Henry John Drewal Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2010-010-ref127

Staten Island (Dongan Hills) -- Smithfield/Kenneth D. Smith Gardens

Former owner:
Smith, Kenneth D.  Search this
Smith, Catherine Hemingway  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Roche, John P.  Search this
Roche, Mary Alice  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
New York (State) -- Staten Island
Kenneth D. Smith Gardens (Staten Island, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Richmond County -- New York -- Staten Island
Scope and Contents:
The folders include a worksheet, site plan, magazine articles, and copies of newspaper articles.
General:
The former owners, Kenneth D. and Catherine Hemingway Smith, worked at hybridization and gardening. Kenneth and Catherine bred irises such as Repartee and Bread and Wine. The garden was designed for color in all seasons with daffodils, azaleas, rhododendrons, irises, hemerocallis, and herbaceous perennials. After the property was sold, it was subdivided. The garden no longer exists.
Persons associated with this garden include: Kenneth D. Smith (former owner, ? - 1951); Kenneth D. and Catherine Hemmingway Smith (former owners, 1951-1965); and Catherine Hemmingway Smith (former owner, 1965-1975).
Related Materials:
Kenneth D. Smith Gardens related holdings consist of 2 folders (6 35 mm. slides and 10 photoprints)
See others in:
Garden Club of America Collection, ca. 1920-[ongoing].
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- Staten Island  Search this
Identifier:
AAG.ROC, File NY499
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Roche collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-roc-ref114

[Kenneth D. Smith Gardens]: seating area surrounded by narcissus beds.

Photographer:
Roche, Mary Alice  Search this
Roche, John P.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Roche, John P.  Search this
Roche, Mary Alice  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white, 8 X 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
New York (State) -- Staten Island
Kenneth D. Smith Gardens (Staten Island, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Richmond County -- New York -- Staten Island
Date:
[1957?]
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- Staten Island  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Chairs -- wooden  Search this
Patios, flagstone  Search this
Birch  Search this
Fences  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Stairs, stone  Search this
Daffodils  Search this
Bulbs  Search this
Identifier:
AAG.ROC, Item NY499003
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Roche collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-roc-ref117

Smithsonian Gardens blog, 2012-2013, crawled July 26, 2013

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-057, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa14-057-refidd1e252

"Community of Gardens" website, crawled February 9, 2015

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-164, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa15-164-refidd1e233

Smithsonian Gardens blog, 2012-2015, crawled November 18, 2015

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Facilities  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-202, Smithsonian Facilities, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa16-202-refidd1e209

Smithsonian Gardens, @SIGardens, Smithsonian Facilities, crawled November 3, 2015

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-196, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa17-196-refidd1e469

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