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Donald Croom Beatty photographs of his South American expedition

Creator:
Beatty, Donald Croom, 1900-1980  Search this
Extent:
9 Negatives (nitrate)
150 copy prints (circa)
237 Negatives (acetate)
Culture:
Jivaro  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Copy prints
Photographs
Place:
Amazon River Region
Date:
circa 1931
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of photographs depicting of South American Indians, made during Donald Croom Beatty's South American expedition. It includes images of Jivaro (Shuar) people, as well as their boats, houses and villages. Additional photographs depict members of the expedition and the Amazon River.
Biographical/Historical note:
Donald Croom Beatty (1900-1980) was an American aviator who flew to South America in 1931 as part of a trade delegation. His expedition was endorsed by Major Leslie Barbrook of the National Geographic Society and William Stirling (chief ethnologist for the Smithsonian Institution) and was funded by J. P. Morgan. The expedition explored the interior of the continent and acquired the first photographs and motion-picture recordings of the Jivaro (Shuar) people, as well as the collection of artifacts and live animal specimens from the Amazon River region. The expedition also led to Beatty's induction as a "fellow" to both The Explorers Club of New York and the Royal Geographical Society.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 82-43
Reproduction Note:
Prints made by Smithsonian Institution from Beatty's negatives, circa 1982
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Material relating to Beatty's Latin American Expedition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7124, MS 7315 and MS 7551.
Jivaro artifacts donated by Beatty can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 341779.
Photographs of a Smithsonian reception honoring Donald C. Beatty can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 80-51.
Restrictions:
Original negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing.
Rights:
The photographs were copyrighted and their present status will have to be determined before copies can be made for researchers.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
NAA Photo Lot 82-43, Donald Croom Beatty photographs of his South American expedition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-43
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-82-43

The Garden Club of America collection

Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Names:
New York Flower Show  Search this
Extent:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 lantern slides
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Slides (photographs)
Date:
circa 1920-present
Summary:
This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland.

A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Garden Club of America was established in 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the Garden Club of Philadelphia and eleven other garden clubs met to create a national garden club. Its purpose is to foster the knowledge and love of gardening and to restore and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and gardening and conservation efforts. The GCA was incorporated in Delaware in 1923, with its headquarters established in New York City. Today, local clubs are organized under twelve regional zones. The GCA continues its tradition of hosting flower shows and publishing material related to gardening in the United States.

The GCA's glass lantern slides were used by The GCA for presentations and lectures about notable gardens throughout the United States dating back to colonial times. An effort was made in the late 1980s, in preparation of the 75th anniversary of the Garden Club of America's founding, to collect the disbursed slides. These slides were to eventually form the Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens. The informational value of this collection is extensive since a number of images of the more than 4,500 gardens represented show garden designs that have changed over time or no longer exist. While the majority of images document a range of designed upper and upper-middle class gardens throughout the U.S., the scope of the collection is expanding as volunteers photograph and document contemporary gardens including community and vernacular gardens.

The gardens illustrate the design work of dozens of landscape architects including Marian Coffin, Beatrix Farrand, Lawrence Halprin, Hare & Hare, Umberto Innocenti, Gertrude Jekyll, Jens Jensen, Warren Manning, the Olmsted Brothers, Charles Platt, Ellen Biddle Shipman, and Fletcher Steele. Because of their proximity to the gardens, works of notable architects and sculptors may also be featured in the images.
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.
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 -- France  Search this
Gardens -- Italy  Search this
Gardens -- Japan  Search this
Gardens -- Mexico  Search this
Flower shows  Search this
Gardening -- United States -- societies, etc  Search this
Gardens -- England  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Gardens -- Spain  Search this
Gardens -- Scotland  Search this
Genre/Form:
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Lantern slides
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-gca
Online Media:

Fox Point -- Deep Dene

Provenance:
Green Tree Garden Club  Search this
Landscape architect:
Stark, Judith Z.  Search this
Lipp, Franz, 1897-1996  Search this
Owner:
Bryson, Olive V. D.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Deep Dene (Fox Point, Wisconsin)
United States of America -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee County -- Fox Point
Scope and Contents:
1 folder and 14 digital images. Images 001-014 were photographed by Sandy Dawson.
General:
Located on approximately five acres overlooking Lake Michigan, the owner of this garden had been gardening on the property since she was five years old. The original design included formal gardens, beds of iris and phlox, wildflowers in the surrounding ravines, and a large vegetable garden. Landscape architect Franz Lipp designed a circle of yews, two large hedged gardens, a boundary garden and a stone wall, all placed at a distance from the house to be visited as a pastime. In 1990 a garden room with French doors was built so a new rose garden could be seen and enjoyed from inside. A nine-foot tall dark green lattice fence was installed to protect the rose garden from deer. The design is formal with four parterres each centered by a rose standard with multiple bushes in each quadrant, climbing hydrangea on the fence, and a small central pool with a statue. Lush annual, perennial and shrub borders are maintained alongside the terrace, stone wall and another fountain with mature maple and crab apple dotting the lawns.

Favorite roses include Mr. Lincoln, Double Delight, Chicago Peace, Legends, and Drop Dead Red. The garden borders include day lilies and Asiatic lilies, peonies, boxwood, hosta, zinnias, dusty miller, marigolds, geraniums and more roses. Visitors include art students and members of the Garden Conservancy.

Persons associated with the garden include: Helen and William Van Dyke (former owners, 1926-1972); Olive V. D. Bryson (owner, 1972- ); Franz Lipp (1897-1996) (landscape architect, dates unknown); Judith Stark (landscape architect, 1990).
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 -- Wisconsin -- Deep Dene  Search this
Rose gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File WI058
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Wisconsin
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref33212

Notes

Collection Creator:
Goossen, E. C.  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 17-40
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1949-circa 1990
Scope and Contents:
Includes notes on art and artists, exhibitions, conservation, psychoanalysis and art, ideas for articles, "Ruins" book, and other art related topics.
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. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References 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:
E.C. (Eugene) Goossen papers, circa 1935-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
E.C. (Eugene) Goossen papers
E.C. (Eugene) Goossen papers / Series 4: Writing Projects and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-goose-ref117

How to Howl Like a Wolf

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/x-m4v
Uploaded:
Thu, 20 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT
Topic:
Exhibition  Search this
See more episodes:
Smithsonian Channel Presents Women in Science
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_63263d56317bdbd44bcd3e95d8286322

Wolf Etiquette

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/x-m4v
Uploaded:
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST
Topic:
Exhibition  Search this
See more episodes:
Smithsonian Channel Presents Women in Science
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_6c62b79a3d7404238a13c1a2b795b75e

The Elusive Clouded Leopard

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/x-m4v
Uploaded:
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST
Topic:
Exhibition  Search this
See more episodes:
Smithsonian Channel Presents Women in Science
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_ca34d71bc373061612da810b9adbb7de

Urban Testaments IV

Maker:
Rudzani Nemasetoni, born 1962, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Tin, wood, found objects, plaster, copper, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 98.5 x 52 x 7 cm (38 3/4 x 20 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
1995
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
95-13-10
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1995 Rudzani Nemasetoni
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys711e6d92d-9225-48d7-82c9-43741f510a3f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_95-13-10

Untitled #1

Maker:
Magdalene Anyango N. Odundo, born 1950, Kenya  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 47.5 x 42.8 x 42.8 cm (18 11/16 x 16 7/8 x 16 7/8 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Farnham, Surrey, United Kingdom
Date:
1994
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
95-8-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys722bde9d3-88ed-45f6-9246-c7ac70d40c40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_95-8-1

The Dogs

Maker:
Chant Avedissian, 1951-2018, born Egypt  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media on corrugated cardboard, cloth
Dimensions:
H x W: 247.6 x 149.7 cm (97 1/2 x 58 15/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1994
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
96-20-1.1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys77870c0c1-89c4-4453-ba05-fe05598b1e3d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-20-1.1

The Nasser Era and Om Kalsoum

Maker:
Chant Avedissian, 1951-2018, born Egypt  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media on corrugated cardboard, cloth
Dimensions:
H x W: 248 x 150 cm (97 5/8 x 59 1/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1994
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
96-20-3.1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7910a7e45-018e-468e-9a6d-0315670f2fe4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-20-3.1

The Muse 3

Maker:
Garth Erasmus, born 1956, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 78.6 x 51.3 x 3.5 cm (30 15/16 x 20 3/16 x 1 3/8 in.)
Type:
Drawing and Collage
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
1995
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-15-2
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7cc15c395-f5de-497d-8999-11e8d75082aa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-15-2

Masquerader with Boat Headdress

Maker:
Sokari Douglas Camp, born 1958, Nigeria  Search this
Medium:
Steel, mirror, wood, bells, cloth, paint, motor
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 225 x 103.5 x 122 cm (88 9/16 x 40 3/4 x 48 1/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
1987
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
97-4-1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1987 Sokari Douglas Camp
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70d9e5edc-7e7c-4c6e-b76e-8ef1ab9168b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-4-1

To Hold, in the Palm of the Hand

Maker:
Berni Searle, born 1964, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Inkjet print on vellum
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 156.3 x 389 x 135 cm (61 9/16 x 153 1/8 x 53 1/8 in.)
Type:
Photograph
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
2000
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
2000-9-2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2000 Berni Searle
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7828775a1-a01b-4b35-b2c6-7f48ddf82087
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-9-2

The Last Supper Revisited

Maker:
Sue Williamson, born 1941, England (active South Africa)  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media
Dimensions:
Dimensions variable
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
1993
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, Michigan
Object number:
2002-3-1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1993 Sue Williamson
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
I am: Contemporary African Women Artists
On View:
NMAfA, Point of View Gallery (1128)
NMAfA, The Sylvia H. Williams Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7bf143215-9a11-4dcb-817a-7ead7fb4fd66
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-3-1

Africa Rifting: Lines of Fire, Namibia/Brazil

Maker:
Georgia Papageorge, born 1941, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Videotape on DVD-NTSC disk
Dimensions:
Duration: 15 minutes
Type:
Multimedia
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
2003
Topic:
cross  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2004-12-1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2003 Georgia Papageorge
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys78fd45065-9880-4309-b1b6-3304385d4fd5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2004-12-1

Can't Forget, Can't Remember

Maker:
Sue Williamson, born 1941, England (active South Africa)  Search this
Medium:
CD-ROM
Dimensions:
Duration: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)
Type:
Multimedia
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
1999
Topic:
Writing  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2004-13-1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1999 Sue Williamson
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7d8dfd10a-5030-4a07-88be-733cb333db03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2004-13-1

Annual report of the New Jersey state museum. 1901-12, 1914

Author:
New Jersey State Museum  Search this
Physical description:
13 v. illus., plates (part col.) ports., maps. 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
New Jersey
Date:
1901
1902-15
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Call number:
QH71.N45 A3X
QH71.N45A3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_114360

Martin Puryear Liberty = Libertà Brooke Kamin Rapaport, commissioner and curator ; essays by Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Darby English, Anne M. Wagner, Tobi Haslett

Title:
Liberty = Libertà
Libertà
Artist:
Puryear, Martin 1941- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85279545 http://viaf.org/viaf/95741692  Search this
Curator:
Rapaport, Brooke Kamin http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n94046873 http://viaf.org/viaf/34715635  Search this
Author:
Wagner, Anne Middleton 1949- http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85128735 http://viaf.org/viaf/54169931  Search this
Haslett, Tobi http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2019121017 http://viaf.org/viaf/1258154380942830290373  Search this
English, Darby 1974- http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2005017775 http://viaf.org/viaf/329471  Search this
Author:
Madison Square Park Conservancy (New York, N.Y.) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2010066066 http://viaf.org/viaf/150507171  Search this
Biennale di Venezia (58th : 2019 : Venice, Italy) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2019097568 http://viaf.org/viaf/62156312328502080329  Search this
Subject:
Puryear, Martin 1941- http://viaf.org/viaf/95741692  Search this
Puryear, Martin 1941- Criticism and interpretation http://viaf.org/viaf/95741692  Search this
Puryear, Martin 1941- http://id.worldcat.org/fast/174993 http://viaf.org/viaf/95741692  Search this
Puryear, Martin 1941- http://viaf.org/viaf/95741692  Search this
Physical description:
191 pages color illustrations 29 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2019
Topic:
African American sculptors  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Plastik  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1115230

Biological extinction new perspectives edited by Partha Dasgupta, University of Cambridge, Peter H. Raven, Missouri Botanical Garden, Anna L. McIvor, University of Cambridge

Editor:
Dasgupta, Partha http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82088790 http://viaf.org/viaf/36978878  Search this
Raven, Peter H., http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80087687 http://viaf.org/viaf/17293755  Search this
McIvor, A http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nb2009003109 http://viaf.org/viaf/78889238  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 442 pages illustrations, maps 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2019
Topic:
Extinction (Biology)  Search this
Evolution (Biology)  Search this
Adaptation (Biology)  Search this
Biodiversity conservation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1115256

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