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[Graham Garden]: walkway leading to rear garden, showing 'Sarah's Favorite' crape myrtle, a river birch (Betula nigra), and an Australian Sword Fern (Nephrolepis obliterata) 'Kimberly Queen' in a large antique English pot.

Photographer:
Buchignani, Beth  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Graham Garden (Memphis, Tennessee)
United States of America -- Tennessee -- Shelby County -- Memphis
United States of America -- Tennessee -- Shelby County -- Memphis
Date:
2007 Apr.
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
Walkways  Search this
Trees  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Walls, brick  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Crape myrtle, Common  Search this
Birch  Search this
Ferns  Search this
Houses  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Sedum  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TN068002
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Tennessee / TN068: Memphis -- Graham Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Charleston -- Simonton House

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Simonton House (Charleston, South Carolina)
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- Charleston
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes an information sheet and a copy of the information posted by Preservation Society of Charleston at 32 Legare Street in 2003.
General:
Simonton House, also known as Sword House, is located at 32 Legare Street in Charleston, South Carolina. The first house on the property was built by goldsmith, Solomon Legare. The Sword Gate was made by ironworker Christopher Werner in 1938 for another house, but it was installed on this site in 1849. The property was restored as a private residence in 2002.
Related Materials:
Simonton House related holdings consist of 1 folder (1 lantern slide)
See others in:
Simonton House, c.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 -- South Carolina -- Charleston  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File SC090
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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[Simonton House]: the gateway to Simonton House, also known as Sword Gate.

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Simonton House (Charleston, South Carolina)
United States of America -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- Charleston
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Historic plate number: "5 [?, partially obscured]."
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:
Garden lighting  Search this
Fences  Search this
Trees  Search this
Stairs  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Gardens -- South Carolina -- Charleston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SC090001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / South Carolina / SC090: Charleston -- Simonton House
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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sword

Object Name:
Sword
Associated place:
United States
ID Number:
AF.000664
Catalog number:
000664
Accession number:
7861
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-7829-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1202646

cover, sword

Object Name:
Cover, Sword
Other Terms:
Cover, Sword; Edged Weapons
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN83131Q55
Catalog number:
664C
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-69b2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_440888

Will He (Arthur) Cast His Sword Into the Balance?"

Associated person:
Arthur, Chester A.  Search this
Associated institution:
Republican National Party  Search this
Publisher:
Puck  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 33.655 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
Cartoon
Associated date:
1882 06 28
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1882.A26
Catalog number:
227739.1882.A26
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-0a14-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_498390

Ute Man Wearing Feather Headdress with Sword

Creator:
Carter, Charles William, of Salt Lake City, Utah  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (003 in x 003 in mounted on 003 in x 003 in)
Container:
Box VII:3, Folder 2
Box VII:5, Folder 8-13
Culture:
Ute  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.00198500
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on Stereograph
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Stereo Basin Ute 00198500, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 5: Material which did not lend itself to classification / Stereo File / Basin Ute
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Inventory of Charles Lang Freer's library

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (typed, with handwritten edits)
Type:
Archival materials
Inventories
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Comprehensive index of Charles Lang Freer's library, mostly relating to art and Asian culture. Headings include authors, countries, and topical subjects. Sections include locations in Freer's original Detroit home; an index of all books transferred to the Smithsonian; a list of collections and collectors catalogues of American and Near and Far Eastern art; sales catalogues, and books in Chinese language.
Arrangement:
Organized in the original manner by the creator.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 05.22
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Book collecting  Search this
Function:
Libraries
Genre/Form:
Inventories
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 05.22
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.22: Printed Books [Library]
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3332
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Yue, Seaouke (You Xiaoxi; 游筱溪)

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Names:
Pang Yuanji, 1864-1949  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (folders of correspondence)
Container:
Box 36, Folder 17-22
Type:
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Date:
1917-1919
Scope and Contents:
Letters dated between 1917 and 1919, mostly discussing the offer of Chinese art objects by the Shanghai based dealer Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi)
游篠溪
Freer collection numbers: F1904.61
Letters between Charles Lang Freer and Seaouke Yue (You Xiaoxi)
Arrangement:
Organized chronologically under correspondent.
Biographical / Historical:
Charels Lang Freer first met Yue in 1917. Yue had travelled to New York with items from the collection of Pang Yuanji, an important Shanghai collector who met Freer in 1911. Over the next two years, Freer purchased a number of important works of Chinese painting, jades, pottery and bronzes from Yue.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 02.1Yue
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence)
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 02.1Yue
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Description of antique Chinese paintings and brass wares as well as of porcelains of different ages

Names:
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet (150 Prints: album (black and white) 1 writing tablet: catalog Dimensions 39 x 27 cm.)
Container:
Box 5, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
One album, measuring 39 x 31 cm., of approximately 150 black and white photographs of the Chinese art collection of Seaouke Yue [You Xiaoqi], which included paintings, porcelain and works in bronze. The prints are pasted into the album and identified by typed identification slips, also pasted into the album. A paper label on the front cover reads "Photos of Chinese Arts Seaouke Yue Collection". A one-volume descriptive catalog accompanies the photo album. The catalog (39 x 27 cm.) consists of 50 tipped-in leaves, with typescript descriptions of each art work pasted onto the leaves. The descriptions have been annotated in pencil. A paper label has been pasted to the front cover and bears the typed title "Description of antique Chinese paintings and brass wares as well as of porcelains of different ages", with the author's name and "Photo list #298" printed underneath in black ink.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 1: Genealogical and Biographical Data / 1.6: Writings and Notes / 1.6.2: Freer Travel Writings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2381
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Charles Lang Freer's letters to Frank Hecker during foreign travels

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
283 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Letters (correspondence)
Place:
Sri Lanka
Singapore
Indonesia
Egypt
Syria
Japan
Paris (France)
London (England)
Date:
1904-1908
Scope and Contents:
Letters written by Charles Lang Freer to his friend and business associate Frank Hecker (1846-1927) during multiple trips to Europe and Asia between 1904 and July of 1908. After a decade absence, Freer travelled again to Asia, taking extended tours of Egypt, Syria, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia and Japan. Also included are letters written from Detroit that describe the status of Freer's offer of his collection to the Smithsonian.
Arrangement:
Organized chronologically.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 02.1Hecker.travel4
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence)
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 02.1Hecker.travel4
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence / Hecker, Frank J., Col., 1892-1917
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3172
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Spiritual Poems from the East

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-11-03T16:21:17.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
See more by:
FreerSackler
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
YouTube Channel:
FreerSackler
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_UAnj8kKUexg

Rare: The $30,000 Sword George Custer Used in Battle

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-03-03T19:37:57.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
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smithsonianchannel
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The Incredible Way That Excalibur Was Made

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-02-21T17:08:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
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The Vicious Sword Female Samurai Favored

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-08-28T17:49:23.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
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Why the Assassin Bug More Than Lives Up to Its Name

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-02-03T12:00:03.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
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An Inside Look at a Popular Hindu Pilgrimage

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-10-29T19:09:11.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Smithsonian Channel
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This London Blacksmith Forges Replicas of Medieval Swords

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-09-23T15:30:03.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
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smithsonianchannel
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edanmdm:yt_myCbp5laxyE

How Does a Katana Compare to a Medieval Long Sword?

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-04-30T15:30:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
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A Demonstration of Perfect Samurai Swordsmanship

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-03-25T23:35:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
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