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A Search for American Ginseng: The Field Adventures of Botanist E. Lucy Braun

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-05-05T20:22:22.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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edanmdm:yt_uHgfJ2QNcMM

This Plant DNA Brought a Killer to Justice

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-06-12T15:37:53.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Smithsonian Channel
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Fern Life Cycle and Biodiversity ft. Smithsonian Scientist Eric Schuettpelz

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-02-12T16:45:31.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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National Museum of Natural History
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smithsonianNMNH
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edanmdm:yt_JvcMsN2Q8R8

Vine Virtuoso: Smithsonian Scientist Stefan Schnitzer

Creator:
Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-07-15T18:41:32.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Science  Search this
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SmithsonianScience
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Office of Public Affairs
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SmithsonianScience
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Botanical Biodiversity: Smithsonian Scientist Helene Muller Landau

Creator:
Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-09-02T18:52:54.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Science  Search this
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Office of Public Affairs
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SmithsonianScience
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edanmdm:yt_vVnveDTKAJo

A Tour of 3D Visualizations

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-01-29T15:00:15.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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cxcpub
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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cxcpub
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edanmdm:yt_wIMB-D9l3I0

Learning from Nature: The Importance of Field Botany

Creator:
Smithsonian Gardens  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-11-15T16:33:58.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Gardens  Search this
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Smithsonian Gardens
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SmithsonianGardens
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edanmdm:yt_SWhB2AIOFvY

Beverly Thomas Galloway

Artist:
William N. Dovener, 12 Oct 1870 - 16 Jun 1954  Search this
Sitter:
Beverly Thomas Galloway, 16 Oct 1863 - 13 Jun 1938  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
112.1cm x 91.8cm (44 1/8" x 36 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Beverly Thomas Galloway: Male  Search this
Beverly Thomas Galloway: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Beverly Thomas Galloway: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College administrator\Dean  Search this
Beverly Thomas Galloway: Politics and Government\Public official\Assistant Secretary of Agriculture  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the National Archives
Object number:
S/NPG.65.30
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c079a757-77de-4476-89cb-3ada5e94bdf2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.65.30

Calanthe wallichii

Life Form:
Terrestrial
Bloom Characteristics:
Erect inflorescence is up to 40" (100 cm) long with more than 10 red-brown flowers with a white lip and yellow and red throat. Flowers are 5.6" (14 cm) across.
Range:
Indian Subcontinent to S China and Indo-China
Habitat:
Dense forests along ravines; 900-1300m
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Wallich's Calanthe
Wallich's Phaius
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Calanthe
Species:
wallichii
Accession Number:
2020-0140A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7d68bfa1b-e8be-476a-a4b8-d3258dac9959
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2020-0140A

Knowing Where to Look: Finding New Species in the Digital Age

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-03-01T18:21:02.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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National Museum of Natural History
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Quassia Cup

Physical Description:
wood, quassia (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 2 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
Quassia Cup
Credit Line:
Gift of Schrader's Pharmacy, through Harry L. Schrader
ID Number:
MG.302607.111
Catalog number:
302607.111
Accession number:
302607
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9dcc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_735384

The Wonders of Chocolate: Food Demonstration & Discussion 2

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-03-31T17:11:35.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
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SmithsonianNMAI
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André Michaux in North America journals and letters, 1785-1797 translated from the French, edited, and annotated by Charlie Williams, Eliane M. Norman, and Walter K. Taylor ; with a foreword by James E. McClellan III

Author:
Michaux, André 1746-1802  Search this
Editor:
Williams, Charlie 1945-  Search this
Norman, E. M (Eliane Meyer) 1931-  Search this
Taylor, Walter Kingsley 1939-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (1 volume)
Type:
Diaries
Correspondence
Journaux intimes
Correspondance
Electronic books
History
Personal correspondence
Place:
France
United States
Canada
Date:
2020
Topic:
Botanists  Search this
Plant collectors  Search this
Botany--History  Search this
Botanistes  Search this
Plantes--Collectionneurs et collections  Search this
Botany  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156946

Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana (L.D. Benson) M.C. Johnst.

Collector:
Botanist Laney Widener  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Ecotone of Larrea tridentata/Ambrosia dumosa scrub and Atriplex confirtifolia scrub. Soil texture: gravel and silt.  Search this
Min. Elevation:
782  Search this
Place:
Mesquite Dry Lake along NN0408, San Bernardino, California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
16 Aug 2011
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Caesalpinioideae
Published Name:
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana (L.D. Benson) M.C. Johnst.
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37cb54e40-37c4-4966-9b80-cd6e7300e4b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10249581

Sindora leiocarpa de Wit

Biogeographical Region:
42 - Malesia  Search this
Collector:
Office Forest Botanist  Search this
Preparation:
Wood Sample
Place:
North Borneo, Sabah, Malaysia, Asia-Tropical
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Detarioideae
Published Name:
Sindora leiocarpa de Wit
USNM Number:
USw23590
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Wood Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31cdca8bb-8150-4e5f-ae9e-f3ddd27fb8f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2771636

Portrait of William Jacob Robbins

Artist:
Albert Ketcham Murray, 29 Dec 1906 - 24 Mar 1992  Search this
Sitter:
William J. Robbins, 1890 - 1978  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Frame: 128.9 × 104.1cm (50 3/4 × 41")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1966
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen  Search this
Equipment\Laboratory Equipment\Lab Coat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
William J. Robbins: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
William J. Robbins: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: American Philosophical Society
Object number:
1966.01 APS
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d0ba438b-91c3-4847-87fd-2ffd3cc35a47
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1966.01_APS

George Washington Carver

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington Carver, c. 1864 - 5 Jan 1943  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Unknown- one-third life size
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1999
Topic:
Food  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
George Washington Carver: Male  Search this
George Washington Carver: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist  Search this
George Washington Carver: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
George Washington Carver: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Teacher  Search this
George Washington Carver: Science and Technology\Scientist\Chemist  Search this
George Washington Carver: Medicine and Health\Researcher  Search this
George Washington Carver: Society and Social Change\Enslaved person  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Iowa State University
Object number:
IA900001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41bed11c3-8ba8-46d9-82fe-a1c2aa3203ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_IA900001

Asa Gray

Artist:
John Adams Whipple, 10 Sep 1822 - 10 Apr 1891  Search this
Sitter:
Asa Gray, 18 Nov 1810 - 30 Jan 1888  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 9.1 × 5.8 cm (3 9/16 × 2 5/16")
Mount: 10.3 × 6.1 cm (4 1/16 × 2 3/8")
Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1861
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Photographic format\Carte-de-visite  Search this
Asa Gray: Male  Search this
Asa Gray: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Asa Gray: Literature\Writer\Scientific  Search this
Asa Gray: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Asa Gray: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Regent  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.77.174
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4494274af-d7da-4372-8f00-dea64efefc01
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.77.174

Asa Gray

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Asa Gray, 18 Nov 1810 - 30 Jan 1888  Search this
Medium:
Albumenized salted paper print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 10.2 × 8 cm (4 × 3 1/8")
Mount: 33.4 × 26.7 cm (13 1/8 × 10 1/2")
Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1856
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
Asa Gray: Male  Search this
Asa Gray: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
Asa Gray: Literature\Writer\Scientific  Search this
Asa Gray: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Asa Gray: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Regent  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of an anonymous donor
Object number:
NPG.78.302
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm423f4957d-f9c2-4cd4-8b3d-5e5a3da8374a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.302
Online Media:

George Washington Carver

Artist:
Mary Randolph Witmer, 1892 - 1982  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington Carver, c. 1864 - 5 Jan 1943  Search this
Medium:
Pencil and crayon on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 31 × 22 cm (12 3/16 × 8 11/16")
Mat: 54.8 × 44.7 cm (21 9/16 × 17 5/8")
Frame: 60.5 × 50.7 × 2 cm (23 13/16 × 19 15/16 × 13/16")
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United States\Alabama\Macon\Tuskegee
Date:
October 31, 1935
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Flower\Boutonniere  Search this
George Washington Carver: Male  Search this
George Washington Carver: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist  Search this
George Washington Carver: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Botanist  Search this
George Washington Carver: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Teacher  Search this
George Washington Carver: Science and Technology\Scientist\Chemist  Search this
George Washington Carver: Medicine and Health\Researcher  Search this
George Washington Carver: Society and Social Change\Enslaved person  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Katie Louchheim
Object number:
NPG.82.63
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4332cc38c-a3c6-4aee-8bda-0f1b2db6372a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.82.63

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