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Canaan -- Millstream

Horticulturist:
Foster, H. Lincoln  Search this
Former owner:
Foster, Laura Louise  Search this
Haven, Dorothy  Search this
Provenance:
Millbrook Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Millstream (Falls Village, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Litchfield County -- Canaan -- Falls Village
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet and maps with features.
General:
Millstream is a six acre alpine, woodland, and wildflower garden. It is the creation of the late Laura Louise and H. Lincoln Foster, botanical artist and authors. Rhododendrons and azaleas overlook a variety of plants including phloxes, primroses, saxifrages, and ferns, naturalized in a setting accented by rocks, a brook, and trees.
Persons associated with the garden include: Dorothy Haven (former owner, 1934 - 1969); Laura Louise Foster (former owner, 1969 - 1988); and H. Lincoln Foster (horticulturist, 1950 -1988).
Related Materials:
Millstream related holdings consist of 1 folder (33 35 mm. slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Falls Village  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT284
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb628c6ca2f-9dd9-4084-93eb-f1ffcb0758ea
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref21444

Raymond Baxter and Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden papers, 1937-1996

Creator:
Dowden, Raymond Baxter, 1905-1982  Search this
Dowden, Anne Ophelia Todd, 1907-2007  Search this
Subject:
Thomas, Byron  Search this
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Starr, Floyd Elliot  Search this
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Art School  Search this
Yale Summer Art School (Norfolk, Conn.)  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7589
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209751
AAA_collcode_dowdraym
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209751

The Discovery of nature : botanical drawings from Europe and Asia, 1650-1850 : exhibition, 25th May-17th June 1983

Author:
Eyre & Hobhouse (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Eyre & Hobhouse (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
45 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
C1983
Topic:
Botanical illustration  Search this
Botanical artists  Search this
Call number:
QK98.2 .D61
QK98.2.D61
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_195922

Gardening with grains bring the versatile beauty of grains into your landscape Brie Arthur

Author:
Arthur, Brie  Search this
Physical description:
191 pages color illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2019
Topic:
Grain  Search this
Edible landscaping  Search this
Plants, Edible  Search this
Gardening  Search this
GARDENING--Flowers--Annuals  Search this
GARDENING--Ornamental Plants  Search this
GARDENING--Vegetables  Search this
HOUSE & HOME--Sustainable Living  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117938

Botanical revelation European encounters with Australian plants before Darwin David J Mabberley

Author:
Mabberley, D. J.,  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 372 pages illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits 31 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Australia
Europe
Australie
Australien
Date:
2019
Topic:
Plants  Search this
Botany  Search this
Botanical illustration  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Botanical artists  Search this
Pflanzen  Search this
Forschungsreisender  Search this
Botanisieren  Search this
Pflanzendarstellung  Search this
Plantes  Search this
Illustration botanique  Search this
Plantes--Collectionneurs et collections  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117942

Banksia lady Celia Rosser, botanical artist Carolyn Landon

Title:
Celia Rosser, Botanical Artist
Author:
Landon, Carolyn 1945-  Search this
Subject:
Rosser, Celia  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 241 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates illustrations, portraits (some color) 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
Australia
Date:
2015
Topic:
Botanical artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Botanical illustration--History  Search this
Plants in art  Search this
Flowers in art  Search this
Banksia--In art  Search this
Botanical illustration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117943

Raymond Baxter and Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden papers

Creator:
Dowden, Raymond Baxter, 1905-1982  Search this
Dowden, Anne Ophelia Todd, 1907-  Search this
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation  Search this
Names:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Art School -- Faculty  Search this
Yale Summer Art School (Norfolk, Conn.) -- Faculty  Search this
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Starr, Floyd Elliot, 1883-1980  Search this
Thomas, Byron, 1902-1978  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 2 partial reels))
12 Items (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1996
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, letter essays, writings, project files, printed material, works of art, and photographs primarily regarding Dowden's positions as head of the Design Department at Cooper Union Art School (CUAS) for 32 years and Director of the Yale summer art school in Norfolk, Connecticut. Also included are papers of Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden.
REELS 4884-4885: Biographical material consists of memorial tributes and obituaries, 1982. Correspondence, 1952-1980, is with friends and colleagues, primarily concerning the Cooper Union Art School and it's publications and projects, calligraphy, and the Yale-Norfolk art school, 1952-1982. Among the correspondents are Rudolf Arnheim, painter Byron Thomas, and Floyd Starr of the Starr Commonwealth for Boys, where Dowden had gone as a boy. Letters, written in essay form, 1955-1978, by Dowden regard Anne Ophelia's botanical drawing publications, his health concerns, travel plans, and general thoughts. Writings, ca. 1960, concern Dowden's philosophy of art in relation to CUAS.
Also included are files regarding CUAS publications, Green Camp, Dowden's participation as an art juror, the Yale summer art school, and Byron Thomas's death and memorial service, 1978. Printed material, 1940-1976, includes exhibition announcements and catalogs, CUAS publications, newspaper and magazine clippings, and reproductions of Dowden's art work. Original art work by Raymond and Ophelia include ink drawings and pencil sketches. Photographs are of family and friends, works of art and exhibition installations, and friends while Dowden was a resident fellow at the Tiffany Foundation in 1929 and 1932.
Unmicrofilmed addition: Biographical material, writings, an outline of a book on design, exhibition announcements, printed material, and photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Painters; New York, N.Y. Raymond Dowden taught design at Cooper Union Art School, New York, N.Y., and is known also for his calligraphy work. His wife, Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden, was a botanical artist. Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden died in 2007.
Provenance:
Donated 1978-1982 by Raymond Baxter Dowden and Anne Ophelia Dowden; and in 1990 and 2004 by Anne Dowden.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Botanical artists  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.dowdraym
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96821ca78-2442-4854-8f53-b1774fb98488
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dowdraym

Biographical Information and Resumes

Collection Creator:
Tam, Reuben  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1944-1987
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Reuben Tam papers, 1931-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Reuben Tam papers
Reuben Tam papers / Series 1: Biographical Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ae8a3da0-9a2a-4916-80a1-d60b4bcde5de
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-tamreub-ref21
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Beyond the Studio with Revery Paper Flora

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:46:17 -0400
Topic:
Art  Search this
See more posts:
Eye Level Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_86ddebec0f04d2e294d4bf648244a054

Frederick A. Walpole Field Notes, 1896-1904

Creator:
Walpole, Frederick A. 1861-1904  Search this
Subject:
Walpole, Frederick A. 1861-1904  Search this
United States National Herbarium  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Date:
1896
1896-1904
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 12-425
See more items in:
Field Book Project 1855-2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_355708

Folder 83 SI-1966, Request for Service of Botanical Artist

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Management Analysis Office  Search this
Container:
Box 12 of 25
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 486, Smithsonian Institution, Management Analysis Office, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 12
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0486-refidd1e8884

Maria Martin's world : art & science, faith & family in Audubon's America / Debra J. Lindsay

Author:
Lindsay, Debra  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 302 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
South Carolina
Charleston
Charleston (S.C.)
Date:
2018
Topic:
Women painters  Search this
Botanical artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097037

You Can Now Download 150,000 Free Illustrations of the Natural World

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 19:07:55 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_ffe8ce3a812d1054271ca8d9afe95f43

Chase album, 1898, 1903, and undated

Alternate Title:
Album of Mary Agnes Chase from Alaska, Southwest United States, and Central America  Search this
Collection name:
Mary Agnes Chase field books, 1906-1959 from the Department of Botany
Physical Description:
1 photograph album
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Photograph albums
Black-and-white photographs
Field notes
Place:
United States
Alaska
Michigan
Mexico
Arizona
Panama
Nicaragua
Guatemala
Honduras
Costa Rica
Trinidad and Tobago
Texas
Yellowstone National Park
Date Range:
1898, 1903
Start Date:
1898
End Date:
1903
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 11-093
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Mary Agnes Chase field books, 1906-1959 from the Department of Botany
See more records associated with this person:
Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI3455
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Mary Agnes Chase notes, 1922 trip

Alternate Title:
Chase Europe 1922  Search this
Collection name:
United States National Museum, Division of Grasses, Records, 1884, 1888, 1899-1965
Physical Description:
1 folder
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 17
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Diary
Place:
France
Austria
Germany
Italy
Paris
Vienna
Berlin
Munich
Potsdam
Brennero
Tuscany
Pisa
Date Range:
1922
Start Date:
19220300
End Date:
1922
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Grasses  Search this
Reconstruction (1914-1939)  Search this
Herbarium  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU000229
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
United States National Museum, Division of Grasses, Records, 1884, 1888, 1899-1965
See more records associated with this person:
Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI77
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Mary Agnes Chase correspondence, 1929 trip to Brazil

Collection name:
United States National Museum, Division of Grasses, Records, 1884, 1888, 1899-1965
Physical Description:
1 folder
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 17
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Correspondence
Place:
Brazil
Espirito Santo
Poços de Caldas
Diamantina
Três Lagoas
Campo Grande
Serra do Mar
Caparaó, Serra do
Rio de Janeiro
Date Range:
1929-1930
Start Date:
19291009
End Date:
19300302
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Grasses  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU000229
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
United States National Museum, Division of Grasses, Records, 1884, 1888, 1899-1965
See more records associated with this person:
Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI80
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Frederick A. Walpole Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Extent:
3 field books
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
United States
Oregon
Washington
Alaska
Date Range:
1896-1904
Topic:
Plantae  Search this
Plants  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-425
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.
See more records associated with this collector:
Walpole, Frederick A., 1861-1904
See more records from this field book collection:
Frederick A. Walpole Field Notes from the Department of Botany
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC437

Selectarum stirpium americanarum historia : in qua ad linnæanum systema determinatæ descriptæque sistuntur plantæ illæ, quas in insulis Martinica, Jamaica, Domingo, aliisque, et in vicinæ continentis parte, observavit rariores; adjectis iconibus ad autoris archetypa pictis / Nicolai Josephi Jacquin

Title:
Plants of the Americas
Plants of the Americas : The Second Edition of Nikolooaus von Jacquin's Selectarum stirpium americanarum historia, commentary by Christopher Mills with a forward by Richard Deverell
Author:
Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von 1727-1817  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Mills, Christopher (Librarian)  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Deverell, Richard  Search this
Physical description:
264 numbered plates : colour illustrations ; 48 cm + 1 volume (vii, 42 pages ;31 cm), [3] unbound plates
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
West Indies
Central America
Date:
2016
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Call number:
QK225 .J212 2016
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1101484

Painting by numbers : the life and art of Ferdinand Bauer / David Mabberley

Author:
Mabberley, D. J.  Search this
Subject:
Bauer, Ferdinand 1760-1826  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 246 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Austria
Australia
Date:
2016
Topic:
Botanical artists  Search this
Natural history illustrators  Search this
Botanical illustration  Search this
Natural history illustration  Search this
Call number:
NC994.5.B38 M34 2017
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1101186

Sir Hans Sloane's plants on Chelsea porcelain / by Sally Kevill-Davies ; in association with Antonia Agnew and Felicity Marno

Author:
Kevill-Davies, Sally  Search this
Subject:
Sloane, Hans Sir 1660-1753  Search this
Physical description:
229 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2015
18th century
Topic:
Chelsea porcelain  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093269

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