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[Trade catalogs from Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, Modern American home  Search this
Company Name:
Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.  Search this
Notes content:
windows, furnishings, in dining rooms, kitches, bathrooms, bedrooms, breakfast rooms, solar housing, thermopane, plate glass, window conditioning, mirrors
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10471
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10471

God bless Father, God bless Mother, God bless Santa Claus

Publisher:
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909  Search this
Photographer:
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909  Search this
Distributor:
James M. Davis, New York, St. Louis, Liverpool, Toronto, Sydney  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b/w)
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Date:
1897
General:
Historic Image #: 11542
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. 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:
Children  Search this
Interior views  Search this
Girls  Search this
beds  Search this
Tables  Search this
Christmas trees  Search this
Chairs  Search this
Dolls  Search this
draperies (curtains)  Search this
Carpets  Search this
Bedrooms -- 1890-1900  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.STR, Item STR070008
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Historic gardens Stereograph collection
Historic gardens Stereograph collection / General / Staged Vignettes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Memphis -- Wellford Garden

Former owner:
McGee, Keith  Search this
Garden designer:
Taylor, Kitty  Search this
Sculptor:
DeLonga, Leonard  Search this
Provenance:
Little Garden Club of Memphis  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Wellford Garden (Memphis, Tennessee)
United States of America -- Tennessee -- Shelby County -- Memphis
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, photocopies of articles about the garden, and additional information.
General:
The Wellford Garden is located on less than one acre in Memphis, TN. Modeled after an english cottage garden with added influences from the American South, the property features a three-level backyard comprised of three outdoor rooms and has a great variety of plantings including trees, shrubs, vines, groundcovers, bulbs, perennials and annuals, with fine tuning adjustments made annually. Incorporating the shifting colors of plantings through the seasons, fragrant plants and the sounds of the water feature, the assorted elements of the garden combine to create a sanctuary that appeals to all of the senses. There is a good balance of sun and shade, and the shade from the west in the afternoon is abundant, an element critical to southern gardens.
The first outdoor room features the lower terrace, situated outside of the Master bedroom, is furnished with an umbrella and tables for entertaining plus an assortment of pots of blooming plants. Stairs lead to an upper level and another pathway, surrounded by ground cover and azaleas, branches off to the side terrace which features a hot tub and an outdoor fireplace.
A formal garden serves as the second room whose focal point is a lily pond surrounding a sculpture, a rusted Cor-Ten steel castle by Leonard Delonga. Goldfish reside in the lily pond which serves as a moat for the castle. The resulting marriage of the sculpture and pond are exceptional in concept and scale. In addition to the formal garden, the second outdoor room features a raised flower bed showcasing a collection of roses and a nearby metal arbor covered with Akebia serves as an entry point between the back yard and fountain area. The third outdoor room features a zoysia lawn with a wood gazebo and several pathways leading to a woodland setting and other small sheltered areas. The garden is primarily cared for by the owners of the property, who have have gained recognition from the Garden Conservancy for their exceptional private garden and offer tours in an event called "Open Days," to benefit the organization and a local garden club.
Persons associated with the garden include: Keith McGee (former owner), Kitty Taylor (garden designer, 2000), Leonard DeLonga (sculptor).
Related Materials:
Wellford Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (20 digital images)
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 -- Tennessee -- Memphis  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TN075
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Tennessee
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref10942

Beaumont -- Garden of Mrs. Ralph Leaf

Garden designer:
Leaf, Ralph Mrs  Search this
Provenance:
Magnolia Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Garden of Mrs. Ralph Leaf (Beaumont, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Jefferson County -- Beaumont
Scope and Contents:
The folder contains a work sheet and site plan.
General:
This twenty year old small house and garden on a 62'x150' lot in a gated community has a Charleston-style side courtyard entered through two large mahogany black painted doors. Outside the kitchen window is a wrought iron screen covered in vines and a birdbath. Continuing through another pair of mahogany doors, one enters the potting and work area and exits through a gate to the rear driveway area and back gardens. An area of the driveway is planted with a crepe myrtle and a large salix under planted with dwarf mondo grass bordered with St. Augustine grass and low wrought iron fencing. The main garden is situated on the back of the house with views from the master bedroom and library. The master bedroom window frames a large crepe myrtle and a round brick fountain. Large wax myrtle trees anchor each back corner, under planted with President Clay azaleas. All beds are bordered in clipped Asian jasmine. Espaliered pyracantha in a diamond pattern mirrors the fork pattern on the opposite wall, giving three seasons of change--flowers, berries and green. The twelve-columned brick wall surrounding the garden gives privacy and a sense of tranquility.
People associated with this property include: Mrs. Ralph Leaf (garden designer, 1983) and Hermes Mallea (architect of garden walls, 1989).
Related Materials:
Garden of Mrs. Ralph Leaf related holdings consist of 1 folder (11 35 mm. slides)
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 -- Texas -- Beaumont  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Walled gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX078
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Ambler -- Tunnel Farm

Landscape designer:
Doering, Alice  Search this
Former owner:
Harvey, Edward  Search this
Clark, Charles J. Jr  Search this
Burpee, George  Search this
Jackson, Joseph M.  Search this
Architect:
Milner, John  Search this
Provenance:
The Weeders  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Tunnel Farm (Ambler, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Ambler
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets articles and lists of notable plants and shrubs.
General:
Located on approximately 24 acres, the property was named Tunnel Farm as a nod to a tunnel built for an extension of the North Pennsylvania Rail Road which opened in Gwynedd in 1856. Local red Triassic sandstone was used to build a two bay, two story gable roof house fronting the road. The house retained the footprint with minor alterations until ca.1930 when Mr. and Mrs. Edward Harvey added a keeping room and bedroom. Tunnel Farm was maintained as working farm until the 1950s and is currently a gentleman's farm with barn, other outbuildings and gardens. Many efforts have been made to preserve open space near Tunnel Farm including deeding over half of the property to the Natural Lands Trust as an easement. Tunnel Farm is a rare example of a country farm with extensive open land, a pond, stream, woodlands and gardens in an ever-growing suburban environment. The original farmhouse was built in approximately 1783.
Other features of the garden include beehives, birdbaths, cisterns, ha has, herb garden, native plant gardens, vegetable garden, walled gardens, woodland gardens and an orchard.
Persons and groups associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Harvey (former owners, 1926-1945), Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Clark, Jr. (former owners, 1945-1954), Mr. and Mrs. George B. Burpee (former owners, 1954-1957), Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Jackson (former owners, 1957-1961), Alice Doering (landscape designer, 1984-1994) and John D. Milner (architect, 1991).
Related Materials:
Tunnel Farm related holdings consist of 1 folder (26 digital images)
See others in:
Garden Club of American 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 -- Pennsylvania -- Ambler  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA697
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16434

Philadelphia -- Casamura

Provenance:
Wissahickon Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Casamura (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia County -- Philadelphia
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, and additional information about the house and garden.
General:
Casamura, meaning house within walls, was created by noted Philadelphia architect John Sabatino. Sabatino acquired the site which contained the walled ruins of a nineteenth century Tudor mansion to design and build his residence. The ruins consist of large stone walls, stone columns, limestone lintels and a multistory arch, an intriguing template for the construction of a contemporary residence and garden.
The residence was constructed within the walls in a manner which bifurcate the site, thereby creating two garden opportunities. The highest walls and arch were preserved on the north and east perspective. A large courtyard, the piazza, was created and a hemispheric pond incorporated at the entrance to the residence. The piazza space landscape is highlighted by towering Cryptomeria japonica and Larix deciduas. Groves of Magnolia virginiana were incorporated with an under story planting of Buxus and Hydrangea. Arborvitae and specimen Acer japonica were used to apportion a smaller piazza space outside the master bedroom pavilion. A triad of century old Cedrus Atlantica were preserved outside the walled garden. The palate of this garden incorporated blue and purple hardscape paths highlighted by seasonal planting material.
The southern and western perspective was largely undeveloped until 1995. A plan was conceptualized to create a large pergola enclosed space reflecting the classic plan of the north and eastern perspective while introducing less formal plantings and an entirely different texture and palate. Inside the pergola space, three garden sections were created for kitchen, herbal and aroma gardens with Fig trees planted in each to unify texture. Climbing roses wrap around the interior columns then cross the cover of the pergola to meet Wisteria floribunda.
Other plantings include: Buddleia davidii (ensuring butterfly visitations), Lavender edging, yellow suffused with pink broom and generous use of terra cotta planters planted with pink, coral and white geraniums that provide architectural transition to the house. The landscape provides views from every room in the house and invites one into the garden.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include Georgia Doyle (landscape designer, 2000 to present), Joyce de Quantomora (sculptor, 2005).
Related Materials:
Casamura related holdings consist of 1 folder (6 digital images)
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 -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA682
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16535

Fairfield - Taylor Garden

Landscape architect:
Ireys, Alice Recknagel, 1911-2000  Search this
Architect:
Fay, Julian Augustus, 1891-1975  Search this
Former owner:
Taylor, Rolland  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Taylor Garden (Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and other information.
General:
Designed by Alice Recknagel Ireys, with a house by architect Julian Augustus Fay, this property belonging to Rolland Taylor was located along Long Island Sound in Connecticut. A more precise location has yet to be determined. Ireys thought well enough of the project to include it in her 1967 book, which explains the large number of Adams photographs documenting the site. Taking advantage of the vista from the house to the water, Ireys designed three terraces: one adjacent to the kitchen for informal dining, a second in the center of the house for entertaining, and a third outside the owner's bedroom as a private retreat. Shrubs and roses bordering the house provided "garden" interest along with some shade and ornamental trees. Records for this project may be found in Ireys's papers at Smith College.
Persons associated with the garden include: Alice Recknagel Ireys (landscape architect, ca. 1960-1967); Julian Augustus Fay (architect, ca. 1960); and Rolland Taylor (former owner, ca. 1960-1967).
Related Materials:
Taylor Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (38 photographic prints)
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 -- Connecticut  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File CT345
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref659

Memphis -- Williams Garden

Creator:
Memphis Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hollerith family  Search this
Hollerith, Herman, 1860-1929  Search this
Garden Club of America  Search this
Georgetown Garden Club  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Hollerith, Lucia Beverly, 1891-1982  Search this
Hollerith, Nannie Talcott, 1898-1985  Search this
Hollerith, Virginia  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Williams Garden (Memphis, Tennessee)
United States of America -- Tennessee -- Shelby County -- Memphis
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, and additional information.
General:
Designed by William P.Hager in 1966, this garden was featured on the tours of the Garden Club of America 59th annual meeting. The description of the garden from the pamphlet from the meeting states that the garden is "not a garden in the true sense," rather it is "a walled area for outdoor living." The outdoor living area features a small swimming pool fed by the spill of a fountain pool at one end which features a sculpture of a kneeling girl by New Orleans artist Ricardo Alfreze. The house was designed in the French traditional "hotel particular" style by architect Edward Silverstein and Associates of New Orleans. The garden is accessed through French doors which leads onto a large stone terrace where steps descend to the pool level. Off the owner's bedroom is a small garden with a small fountain figure and pool against an arched wall niche shaded by a large dogwood. The entire garden is paved in crab orchard stone except for the plant beds. Plantings include thirteen different varieties of hollies, early and late blooming azaleas, dogwoods, camellias and photinias. Hollies are in specimen tree form and espalier treatments.
Persons associated with the property include: Mr. and Mrs. John Sneed Williams (former owner, 1970s?), William P. Hager (landscape architect, 1966),
Related Materials:
Willams Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (5 35 mm. slides (photographs))
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 -- Tennessee -- Memphis  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Hollerith Family Slide Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.HOL, File TN016
See more items in:
Hollerith Family slide collection
Hollerith Family slide collection / Gardens and Sites / Tennessee
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-hol-ref314

Why Hearst Castle Cost $700 Million to Build

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-11-30T16:30:03.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_vHGxLlHRG1Y

The Senses: Design Beyond Vision | The Wikisinger

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-04-12T17:05:56.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_QJZkQa5QDeI

Combination electric and gas bedroom wall-bracket with beaded shade

Measurements:
overall: 30.5 cm x 10.2 cm x 25.4 cm; 12 in x 4 in x 10 in
Object Name:
luminaire
Date made:
c1895
Credit Line:
from Frances H. Apollony and Louise W. Smith in memory of Hugh Francis Hicks
ID Number:
2003.0139.03
Catalog number:
2003.0139.03
Accession number:
2003.0139
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-3d99-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1329923

Combination electric and gas bedroom wall-bracket with beaded shade

Measurements:
overall: 30.5 cm x 10.2 cm x 25.4 cm; 12 in x 4 in x 10 in
Object Name:
luminaire
Date made:
c1895
Credit Line:
from Frances H. Apollony and Louise W. Smith in memory of Hugh Francis Hicks
ID Number:
2003.0139.04
Catalog number:
2003.0139.04
Accession number:
2003.0139
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-3e4e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1329929

Widdicomb Furnishings, Dining and Bedrooms

Collection Creator:
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, 1905-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1950-1960
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1898, 1915-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers
Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers / Series 4: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-robstere-ref102

Bird's Eye Bedroom

Collection Creator:
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
August 1980-September 1980
Scope and Contents note:
Al Aguilar
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records, 1973-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records / Series 5: Exhibitions and Programs / 5.2: Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Sarasota -- Ca' d'Zan

Former owner:
Ringling, John, 1866-1936  Search this
Architect:
Baum, Dwight James, 1886-1939  Search this
Collection Collector:
Marchand, Richard  Search this
Extent:
6 Slides (photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Postcards
Place:
Ca' d'Zan (Sarasota, Florida)
United States of America -- Florida -- Sarasota County -- Sarasota
Varying Form:
Also known as John Ringling Estate.
General:
001: John Ringling Mansion, Sarasota, Florida - 45. Postcard circa 1915-1930.

002:The Ringling Mansion, Sarasota, Fla. M1121. Postcard circa 1901-1945.

003: Air View - Ringling Residence Sarasota, Fla. N-119. Postcard circa 1901-1945.

004: S5 - Ringling Residence from Bay, Sarasota, Fla. Postcard circa 1930-1945.

005: S.54 - Master Bedroom, John Ringling Mansion, Sarasota, Fla. Postcard circa 1930-1945.

006: S - 77 John Ringling Mansion, Sarasota, Florida. Postcard circa 1930-1945.
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 -- Florida -- Sarasota  Search this
Seaside gardening  Search this
Mansions  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Docks  Search this
Seawalls  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Flower beds  Search this
Palms -- Florida  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Garden walks  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File FL091
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / Florida
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Bradford -- Dresser Garden

Former owner:
Dresser, Solomon Robert  Search this
Architect:
Kamper, Louis  Search this
Unruh, E. N.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Marchand, Richard  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Postcards
Place:
Dresser Garden (Bradford, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- McKean County -- Bradford
General:
Dresser Mansion was the home of inventor and founder of Dresser Industries, Solomon R. Dresser. The lavish home was built in 1903 on Jackson Avenue in Bradford, Pennsylvania. Dresser hired Louis Kamper, the primary architect of the Michigan Buildings at the Pan American Exposition of 1901, to design his home with the E.N Unruh as the architect. When construction had finished it was estimated that home cost over $1,000,000 to complete. The mansion had twenty-eight rooms, including a ballroom, eleven bedrooms, reception hall, and eight bathrooms. Dresser was so pleased with his "modern palatial residence" that he had a small book entitled, "The Home of Solomon Dresser", filled with photographs and descriptions of the house and its furnishings, which he presented to his close friends. After his death in 1920, the family of Solomon Dresser stayed in the home until 1957, when it was donated and became the Dresser Memorial Presbyterian Home for the Aged. The Dresser Mansion was destroyed by a fire in February 1986.

Persons associated include: Solomon Robert Dresser (former owner, 1903-1920), Louis Kamper (architect, 1902-1903); E.N. Unruh (architect, 1902-1903), Dresser Memorial Presbyterian Home for the Aged (former owner 1957-1986).
33. Dresser Residence, Bradford, PA.
Postcard circa 1915-1930.
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 -- Pennsylvania -- Bradford  Search this
Mansions  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Driveways  Search this
Sidewalks  Search this
Retaining walls  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Flower beds  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Porte-cocheres  Search this
Porticoes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File PA496
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mar-ref1709

Elkins -- Graceland Mansion

Former owner:
Davis, Henry Gassaway  Search this
Architect:
Baldwin and Pennington  Search this
Collection Collector:
Marchand, Richard  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Postcards
Place:
Halliehurst (Elkins, West Virginia)
United States of America -- West Virginia -- Randolph County -- Elkins
General:
Graceland Mansion was situated on a 360-acre estate in Elkins, West Virginia. The estate was home to the US senator, railroad builder, industrialist, and candidate for vice president in 1904, Henry Gassaway Davis. Graceland was named for his daughter Grace, and was located just west of Halliehurst, the home and namesake of Senator Davis' daughter Hallie Davis Elkins. The grounds housed gardens, a nine-hole golf course, two tennis courts, stables, and a bowling alley for amusement. Orchards, greenhouses, livestock, a dairy, and an icehouse stocked with ice from its own pond made the estate practically self-sufficient. Graceland Mansion was prominently positioned high on a hill overlooking Gassaway's railroad yards, allowing the Senator to oversee his enterprises and contemplate future developments. The mansion was designed by architects, Baldwin and Pennington, of Baltimore, Maryland, with whom Davis had an association through their works, which included depots of the B&O railroad. Construction began in 1891 and was completed in 1893. Graceland mansion exemplifies the late Victorian Queen Anne style with its contrasting materials of locally sourced sandstone and timbers, picturesque massing, and varied forms including projecting bays, steeply pitched hipped roofs, dormers, gables, turrets, and broad porches. House has a total of thirty-five rooms for family use, including thirteen master bedrooms, ten master bathrooms, in addition spaces for the servants use and storage. Porches around the home overlooked the town of Elkins, and featured palms and rare orchids that were kept in the two greenhouses during the winter. In front of the home was once a heart-shaped driveway, that has since been paved over for a parking lot.

Graceland was enjoyed by two generations of the Davis family, until it was acquired by the West Virginia Presbyterian Educational Fund in 1941. In 1945, the mansion and immediate grounds were presented to Davis & Elkins College and used for student housing. Graceland was listed individually on the National Register of Historic Landmarks in 1970, at which point the mansion was completely restored and is now operated as an inn on the college campus. In 1996, Graceland was incorporated into the Davis & Elkins National Historic Landmark District, a discontinuous district comprised of four separate historic buildings on the campus of Davis and Elkins College.

Persons associated include: Henry Gassaway Davis (former owner), Baldwin and Pennington (architect), West Virginia Presbyterian Educational Fund (former owner), and Davis & Elkins College (owner).

National Register of Historic Places, Davis & Elkins National Historic Landmark District, Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia, National Register #70000666 and #96001129.
See also Elkins -- Halliehurst (AAG# WV022). Graceland Masion is also pictured in postcard WV022_MAR003.
Postcard was published by F.S. Johnston Drug Co. circa 1900-1930.
Varying Form:
Also known as Graceland Inn and Mansion of Senator Henry Gassaway Davis.
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 -- West Virginia -- Elkins  Search this
Mansions  Search this
Driveways  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File WV009
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / West Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mar-ref1823

Carmen Lomas Garza, San Francisco, Calif. letter to Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Garza, Carmen Lomas, 1948-  Search this
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
Garza, Carmen Lomas, 1948-  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
not before 1989
Topic:
Hispanic American art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1738
See more items in:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material, 1965-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1738
Online Media:

The Senses: Design Beyond Vision | The Wikisinger (with Audio Description)

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-04-12T17:05:55.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_SQxMOfuOU-0

Witnesses: against our vanishing

Creator:
Goldin, Nan, 1953-  Search this
Goldin, Nan, 1953-  Search this
Subject:
Artists Space  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1989
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12141
See more items in:
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk 1960-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12141
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