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Subject Files

Collection Creator:
Herbert, David, 1920-1995  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet (Boxes 2-3)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950s-1992
Scope and Contents:
Subject files consist primarily of printed material relating to travel to countries including Ecuador, Greece, India, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, as well as cities in the United States. Material includes travel documentation, brochures of cultural and art institutions, scattered related correspondence, names and addresses of clients and other contacts, and some photographs.

Also found are several subject files on people of interest to Herbert, consisting of New Yorker profiles and other printed material on Richard Avedon, Alfred H. Barr, Huntington Hartford, and Harry Winston; and printed material on the subjects of ancient art, theme shows, and the World's Fair.
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:
David Herbert papers, circa 1909-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.herbdavi, Series 4
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Archives of American Art
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Mexico

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Historical Note:
On January 16th, 1937, one hundred and forty-seven members of The Garden Club of America (GCA) arrived at the United States-Mexico border for a nineteen day tour of various sites in Mexico. The trip was largely organized by Mrs. Walter Douglas, but there were many who contributed to the trip's itinerary. Included in the list of hosts were the wife of the Minister of Foreign Relations, members of the Garden Club of Mexico, Professor P. Khankhoje from the Plant Bureau of Mexico, and politicians such as the governor of the Federal District, Cosme Hinjosa.

The extensive trip through Mexico covered a vast amount of territory, landscapes, and destinations. The group visited the towns and cities of Guaymas, Mazatlan, Guadalajara, Uruapan, Patzcuaro, Mexico City, Toluca, Puebla, Xochimilco, and Queretaro. As evidenced by images from the trip, each city offered an assortment of attractions including natural landscapes, vibrant cultural encounters, murals, historical landmarks, and for some, even witnessing a bullfight. The group also visited gardens including The Botanical Garden in Uruapan; Chapultepec Castle; Casa Alvarado; the Churubusco Monastery; the Carmelite Church, and the Floating Gardens of Xochimilco. The trip ended for southwestern GCA members in Laredo, Texas; for others, it ended in St. Louis where that chapter's garden club welcomed its fellow members for an evening of conversation and refreshments.
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.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Map of Mexico: map of Mexico and a portion of the United States.

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (col., 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Maps
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1937 Jan.
General:
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "3."
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.
Genre/Form:
Maps
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item MX019001
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Archives of American Gardens
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Houston -- Orchid Garden

Provenance:
Garden Club of Houston  Search this
Photographer:
Brennan, Fran  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
United States of America -- Texas -- Houston -- Houston
Orchid Garden (Houston, Texas)
Scope and Contents:
1 folder and 12 digital images. Images 001-012 copyrighted by Fran Brennan.
General:
An urban patio garden with approximately 1,400 orchids, ponds, furnishings and decorative items, and 30 more mostly tropical plants is a conservatory. Previously the owner was a tenant in one of five modern one-story apartments that were arranged in a horizontal row, each with its own brick walled patio. He bought the building and eventually converted all the apartments into his home while the five patios were reconfigured into one 97-foot-long by 12-foot-wide garden room. An outer walkway that used to lead to each patio entrance now is a plant nursery backed by a tall wooden fence with acrylic greenhouse roofing covering the whole structure. Fans, vents and heaters are used to control the temperature. The brick walls between the old patios were partially disassembled into steps that hold plants, suggesting ruins. Leftover bricks were re-used as table supports and as paving material. The orchid collection was started in 1967 with one plant that didn't survive. Now potted orchids hang from the metal beams that support the roof, some in baskets fashioned from wire mesh that also forms shelves on the boards used as tabletops. More pots of orchids are attached to the standing brick walls, all in staggered patterns to improve air circulation. Complementary tropical plants are in pots or planted in beds. The garden room furniture and features mostly came from Mexico, Guatemala, and Spain, in rustic or hand-crafted styles.

Persons associated with the garden include: Joseph A. Ralmutto (former owner, 1960-1964); Bill Bartlett (owner, planner, designer, 1964- ).
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 -- Houston  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX206
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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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Women of The First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-03-09T13:32:09.000Z
YouTube Category:
Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
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SmithsonianAnacostia
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The National Zoo Welcomes a Baby Howler Monkey

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-06-13T19:11:55.000Z
YouTube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
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Southern Two-Toed Sloth | Small Mammal House

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-04-02T19:54:26.000Z
YouTube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
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edanmdm:yt_ZuHroVftvvA

Rose Frantzen Gallery360 Presentation - National Portrait Gallery

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-04-29T15:43:44.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
YouTube Channel:
NatlPortraitGallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_9Hlebdar504

NFTS: Fad of the Future of Art?

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-05-07T17:21:21.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
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hirshhornmuseum
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
YouTube Channel:
hirshhornmuseum
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Mayan Weaver Sheba Velasco (Demonstration)

Creator:
Smithsonian Education  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-09-19T19:04:11.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Education  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Education
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SmithsonianEducation
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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute - Punta Culebra - Student Orientation Video

Creator:
Smithsonian Education  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2008-12-29T23:55:55.000Z
YouTube Category:
Travel & Events  Search this
Topic:
Education  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Education
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SmithsonianEducation
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The Strange Link Between Bats and Tequila

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-01-27T13:00:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
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smithsonianchannel
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"Todo Lo Que Tengo (All That I Have)" by Quetzal from "Imaginaries"

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-01-26T15:03:47.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
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SmithsonianVideos
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1946 Map of Southern Mexico and Fortín Pt. 1 - Mexico

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-07-12T19:06:53.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
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HSFAFilmClips
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
YouTube Channel:
HSFAFilmClips
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edanmdm:yt_rPOe4R6AZrA

Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles - "El pitayero (The Pitaya Cutter)" [Official Music Video]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-08-16T18:59:55.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_K21wP6Y8ZUE

Carlos Mejía Discusses Marimba Traditions [Live at Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2006]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-04-07T15:38:47.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
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Quetzal - "Estoy aqui (I Am Here)" [Behind The Scenes Documentary]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-02-15T20:37:58.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
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edanmdm:yt__PQ9QNV4U6g

Los Texmaniacs - "Mexicano Americano" [Official Music Video]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-10-22T21:33:16.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
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Marcelo Rojas and Miguel Prado Perform a Harp Duet [Live at Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2009]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-07-01T13:11:26.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
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Los Texmaniacs - "Soy de San Luis" [Live Performance Video]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-07-30T14:22:54.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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