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Gerber Variable Scale, Model TP007100B

Maker:
Gerber Scientific Instrument Company  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
leather (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
velcro (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 cm x 33.1 cm x 7.4 cm; 1 3/16 in x 13 1/32 in x 2 29/32 in
Object Name:
scale in case
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Date made:
ca 1980
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
ID Number:
1994.0113.01
Accession number:
1994.0113
Catalog number:
1994.0113.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9580-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214955

Gerber GraphAnalogue, Model GA-103

Maker:
Gerber Scientific Instrument Company  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.3 cm x 39.3 cm x 16.7 cm; 1 5/16 in x 15 15/32 in x 6 9/16 in
Object Name:
scale rule
scale in case
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Date made:
ca 1953
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Patented  Search this
ID Number:
1994.0113.02
Accession number:
1994.0113
Catalog number:
1994.0113.02
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-8dd0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214956
Online Media:

A. Scott Crossfield Papers

Creator:
Crossfield, A. Scott (Albert Scott), 1921-  Search this
Names:
Eastern Air Lines  Search this
National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)  Search this
North American Aviation, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
20.23 Cubic feet (42 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Audiotapes
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Date:
1940 - 2004
Summary:
This collection consists of over nine cubic feet of material documenting Scott Crossfield's aviation career, with emphasis on his involvement with the North American X-15. The following types of material are included: correspondence; reel to reel tapes; papers, manuscripts; newspaper and magazine clippings; aviation manuals; photographs; film; and Crossfield's notes and reports.
Scope and Content note:
This collection encompasses the entirety of Albert Scott "Scotty" Crossfield, Jr.'s career as an engineer, test pilot, airline executive, and speaker and advocate for aerospace education. Records in the collection date from Crossfield's time at college in the 1940s through his death in 2006. Crossfield's papers were donated to the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Archives by the Crossfield family in 2006 and a second batch of material was received in 2008. The collection was received without any apparent organizational scheme, but some items were received in labeled folders and these folder titles were retained when the collection was processed. One group of material was loaned by the family for copying and these items were photocopied and placed within the appropriate folder in the case of documents, or were scanned and entered into the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Archives image database in the case of photographs.

After his retirement from North American Aviation, Inc., Crossfield gave his papers to a former secretary, Marion Brown, so that she could organize them for his use in future writing projects. In February 1973, a U.S. Navy Vought A-7E Corsair II crashed into the apartment building where Brown lived and all of Crossfield's papers in her possession were destroyed. Due to this incident, the collection has more material from Crossfield's time with Eastern Air Lines and onwards, although the prior years are still well represented through records that were either retained in Crossfield's possession or copies that were gathered after the fact. There is correspondence from Crossfield relating to the crash in Box 11 of the collection.

The archival materials in this collection are organized into four series. The first series is composed of personal materials and includes school records, correspondence, personal photographs, records relating to various organizations in which Crossfield was active, information relating to the publication of Crossfield's autobiography, Always Another Dawn, other writings by Crossfield, financial records, subject files assembled by Crossfield, philatelic materials (Crossfield was an active collector and was a founding member and officer of The Aviation Historical Foundation, a philatelic organization), and news clippings. The material in this series is largely organized chronologically. Personal photographs and subject files are organized by topic first and chronologically within each folder and organizations are arranged alphabetically by name first and also chronologically within the individual folders.

The second series contains items relating to Crossfield's professional life, organized chronologically by place of employment. This series includes materials relating to Crossfield's work at Boeing, the U.S. Navy, the Kirsten Wind Tunnel at the University of Washington Aeronautical Laboratory, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), North American Aviation, Inc., Eastern Air Lines, Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Crossfield's work as an Independent Technical Advisor, Crossfield's application for the position of Director of the National Air and Space Museum, Crossfield's time as a member of the United States Organizing Committee, and his work with organizations such as the Scott Crossfield Foundation and The Wright Experience. During the later part of his life, Crossfield toured the country extensively giving speeches, presenting awards, etc. and there is a large amount of material relating to these appearances in this part of the collection. These materials arrived already organized chronologically by individual trip and this organizational scheme was retained. Specifically, the professional life series includes flight reports, manuals, drawings, business correspondence, administrative records, presentations and papers, travel itineraries, notebooks, calendars, speeches delivered by Crossfield, and career related photographs (which are broken out as their own subseries). The professional life series also includes a section of miscellaneous professional items including job seeking correspondence, information on the patent for a power wheel braking or driving unit designed by Crossfield, and a folder of Crossfield's résumés.

The third series consists of audiotapes and is organized first by tape format and then chronologically within each category. Subjects of the audiotapes include speeches, a large number of North American X-15 cockpit recordings and radio communications, tape produced for a television program, and autobiographical notes. A number of the audiotapes include no description. With a total of 65 examples in this series, the most common audiotape format in the collection is, by far, 7 inch reel to reel tapes. Other formats in this series include 5 inch reel to reel tapes, 3.125 by 3.5 inch metal audiotape cartridges, and Dictaphone recording belts. Please note that these audio recordings are unavailable to the researcher at the time of processing due to the format and fragility of the tapes.

The fourth series of this collection is comprised of oversized materials and additional materials including galley proofs, news clippings, drawings, charts, professional records, and photographs. The organization of this series mirrors the folder titles found in the rest of the collection.

The researcher should note that the collection also contains several motion picture films relating to the life and career of Albert Scott "Scotty" Crossfield, Jr. These films are not included in the container list but a NASM Archives staff person can assist you regarding access.
Arrangement:
The A. Scott Crossfield Papers are organized into the following series and subseries:

Series I: Personal Materials

1.1 School Records

1.2 Correspondence

1.3 Personal Photographs

1.4 Organizations

1.5 Information Related to the Publication of Always Another Dawn

1.6 Other Writings by Crossfield

1.7 Financial Records

1.8 Subject Files

1.9 Philatelic Materials

1.10 News Clippings

1.11 Miscellaneous Personal Records

Series II: Professional Life

2.1 Boeing

2.2 U.S. Navy

2.3 Kirsten Wind Tunnel, University of Washington Aeronautical Laboratory

2.4 National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)

2.5 North American Aviation, Inc.

2.6 Eastern Air Lines

2.7 Hawker Siddeley Aviation

2.8 Independent Technical Advisor

2.9 Application for NASM Director Position

2.10 United States Organizing Committee

2.11 Scott Crossfield Foundation

2.12 The Wright Experience

2.13 Speaking Engagements and Professional Appearances

2.14 Career Related Photographs

2.14 Miscellaneous Professional Records

Series III: Audiotapes

Series IV: Oversized Materials
Biographical/Historical note:
Albert Scott "Scotty" Crossfield, Jr. was born on October 2, 1921, in California. As a young boy, Crossfield was often confined indoors due to health problems related to pneumonia and rheumatic fever. During this time, he dreamed of becoming a pilot and designed and constructed model airplanes. Crossfield took his first airplane ride in 1927, at six years old, in an Alexander Eaglerock A-1 piloted by family friend Charles "Carl" Lienesch. Lienesch also encouraged Crossfield to become an engineer as well as a pilot. Unbeknownst to Crossfield's parents, he began taking flying lessons at the age of 12 at Wilmington Airport under the tutelage of pilot Vaughn McNulty. The family later moved to Washington State and it was there, at the Chehalis Airport, that Crossfield made his first solo flight in a Curtiss Robin. It was not until the summer of 1941, however, that Crossfield officially soloed and earned his pilot's license under the Civil Aeronautics Authority (CAA), Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPTP).

Crossfield enrolled in the University of Washington in 1940 and worked at the Boeing plant in Seattle, beginning in the fall of 1941, while still pursuing his studies. Crossfield's first assignment at Boeing was as an assembly page clerk. He was later promoted to the position of production expediter and shop salvage engineer. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Crossfield enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and continued to work at Boeing while he waited for an opening in a cadet class. In February 1942, tired of waiting on the Air Corps and eager to get into combat, Crossfield enlisted in the U.S. Navy instead where he joined the cadet class of May 7, 1942. Crossfield first trained in Seattle, Washington, and later was sent to the Naval Air Training Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, where he earned his Naval Aviator's wings in 1942. During his time in the Navy, Crossfield never fulfilled his ambition to see combat because he was selected instead to remain at Corpus Christi as a flight and gunnery instructor. Crossfield eventually was sent to Hawaii to prepare and train for an invasion of Japan but the war ended before this became necessary. During his time in the U.S. Navy, Crossfield flew the Grumman F6F Hellcat, Vought F4U Corsair, and the North American SNJ Texan, among other aircraft. After he separated from active duty with the Service, Crossfield remained active in the Naval Reserves and was part of an aerobatic team at Sand Point Naval Air Station that flew Goodyear FG-1D Corsairs.

Crossfield returned to his studies at the University of Washington in 1946 and was employed doing tests at the Kirsten Wind Tunnel at the University's Aeronautical Laboratory. Crossfield earned his Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1949 and his master's degree in aeronautical science in 1950. After obtaining his degrees, Crossfield joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) as a research pilot. During his time with NACA, Crossfield flew many aircraft including the Convair XF-92A, Bell X-1, Northrop X-4 Bantam, Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak, Bell X-5, Republic F-84F Thunderstreak, Convair F-102 Delta Dagger, North American F-86 Sabre, and the North American F-100A Super Sabre. Crossfield made history in the Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket on November 20, 1953, as the first pilot to exceed Mach 2 (twice the speed of sound).

In 1955, Crossfield left NACA and joined North American Aviation, Inc. to work on the X-15 program where he would not only serve as the X-15 Project Pilot but also as a Design Specialist, a role in which he was an integral part of the design of both the aircraft and the pressure suit developed by the David Clark Company for the X-15 program. The suit served as a prototype for the spacesuits later worn by astronauts. Crossfield helped to develop the X-15's cockpit, control, and engine systems; structural design; propulsion system; engineered its escape system; and contributed to its handling quality requirements. He also developed the ground control test methodology that would later become standard on the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs. Crossfield piloted the North American X-15 on its first captive flight in March 1959, first glide flight in June 1959, and the first powered flight in September 1959, as well as numerous other test flights, before the X-15 was delivered to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in February 1960. Crossfield also served as Chief Engineering Test Pilot at North American from 1955-1961 before moving to the Space and Information Systems Division first as the Director of Systems Test (1961) then as the Division Director of Test and Quality Assurance (1961-1966) where he was responsible for quality control in all North American projects including the Hounddog Missile (AGM-28, GAM-77), Paragliders for the Gemini program, Apollo Command and Service Module, and the Saturn V launch vehicles, second stage. Crossfield's final position with North American was as the Technical Director, Research, Engineering and Test from 1966-1967.

Crossfield joined Eastern Air Lines in Miami, Florida, as Division Vice President, Flight, Research, and Development, Flight Operations in 1967, a position he held until 1971 when he moved to Washington, DC, to serve as Staff Vice President, Transportation Systems Development (1971-1973). From 1974 to 1975, Crossfield served as Senior Vice President at Hawker Siddeley Aviation's U.S. subsidiary branch, an office he helped to establish. After leaving Hawker Siddeley, Crossfield served for many years as an independent technical advisor to the U.S. Congress. Crossfield also served on the United States Organizing Committee to plan the Air and Space Bicentennial. In the later part of his life, Crossfield traveled extensively to give talks, attend events, and make various professional appearances and it was on a return flight home from one such trip in 2006 that Crossfield was killed when the plane he was piloting was caught in a thunderstorm.

Crossfield was active in various organizations including the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the National Aeronautic Association (NAA), and the Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP), a group in which he was a founding member. Crossfield also created the Scott Crossfield Foundation to support aerospace education. Crossfield was the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Sperry (Lawrence B.) Memorial Award (1954) and Chanute (Octave) Award (AIAA, 1958), Kincheloe Award (SETP, 1960), Harmon Trophy (1960), Collier (Robert J.) Trophy (1961), NASA Distinguished Service Medal (1993), and the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Trophy for Lifetime Achievement (2000).

Crossfield published his autobiography, Always Another Dawn, in 1960 with Clay Blair, Jr. and is the author of numerous other publications, articles, and technical papers.
Provenance:
Alice Crossfield, Gift, 2006
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
North American X-15  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Audiotapes
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Citation:
A. Scott Crossfield Papers, Accession number 2006-0041, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
A. Scott Crossfield Papers, Acc. 2006-0041, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2006.0041
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A. Scott Crossfield Papers
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg28d41031c-4569-4e2e-b114-8a32f81be51e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2006-0041
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Philadelphia -- Mrs. B. Franklin Pepper's Garden

Former owner:
Pepper, B. Franklin Mrs.  Search this
Ballard, Ernesta Drinker  Search this
Ballard, Fredrick  Search this
Architect:
Willing and Sims  Search this
Landscape architect:
Willing and Sims  Search this
Provenance:
Wissahickon Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Pepper, Mrs. B. Franklin, Garden (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia County -- Philadelphia
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, garden plans, and photocopies of articles about the garden.
General:
This house and garden in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia were designed together in a European/French revival style by Willing and Sims, Architects (later Willing, Sims, & Talbutt) in 1919. Descriptions of the site, which is noted both for its architectural importance and garden design, have been published many times. The garden is a fine example of the blending of inside and outside with clever use of space detail and levels. Although the site is comparatively small (ca. 150' x 200') it incorporates considerable variety and includes a rock garden, a woodland garden, a pergola, a miniature orangery and greenhouse, a bonsai collection, lawns, and terraces. Over the years the garden has remained faithful to its original design and the wishes of its original owner and namesake, Mrs. B. Franklin Pepper.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mrs. B. Franklin Pepper (former owner, 1919-ca. 1950); Ernesta Drinker Ballard and Fredrick Ballard (former owners, 1950-1998); and Willing and Sims (architects and landscape architects, 1919).
Related Materials:
Mrs. B. Franklin Pepper's Garden related holdings consist of 2 folders (20 35 mm. slides; 3 glass lantern 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 -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA030
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65c3a5c0a-0e21-4c9d-a64f-e5900791d677
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16515

Beacon -- Mount Gulian

Former owner:
Verplanck, Virginia Eliza  Search this
Verplanck, William Edward  Search this
Gardener:
Brown, James F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Mount Gulian (Beacon, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Dutchess County -- Beacon
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopies of book excerpts, printouts from websites, and other information.
General:
Mount Gulian is the Hudson Valley homestead of the Verplanck family. The original house dated to the early 18th century; an addition was built in the 19th century. In 1931 a fire completely destroyed the home, which has been reconstructed and is now open to the public. The gardens at Mount Gulian have a long history. Between 1827 and 1866 they were managed by James F. Brown, an escaped slave from Maryland. In 1880 Virginia Eliza Verplanck, wife of William E., began her long stewardship of the gardens, focusing especially on the cultivation of roses. She also wrote two books describing the gardens and her experiences with them. Following the 1931 fire the gardens became severely overgrown, but since 1995 a major restoration project, relying heavily on Virginia Verplanck's documentation, has led to their recovery.
Persons associated with the garden include Virginia Eliza Verplanck and William E. Verplanck (former owners, ca. 1880-1931) and James Brown (gardener, 1827-1866).
Related Materials:
Mount Gulian related holdings consist of 1 folder (2 lantern 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 -- New York -- Beacon  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NY003
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb69894f2e7-b9d4-4d4a-939e-ccc122107aab
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref26701

Charleston -- McCabe Gardens at Dalgain

Former owner:
McCabe, Robert E.  Search this
McCabe, Margaret Ward  Search this
Books, Robert  Search this
McCabe, Jane  Search this
Owner:
McCabe, Brooks  Search this
McCabe, Barbara Given  Search this
Landscape architect:
Thomas W. Sears  Search this
Landscape designer:
Vasale, Thomas A.  Search this
Provenance:
Kanawha Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
United States of America -- West Virginia -- Kanawha County -- Charleston
Scope and Contents:
This file includes 15 digital images and 1 folder.
General:
This 2.15 acre property, established in 1921, includes expansive green lawns with 150 year old specimen oaks surrounding the home. Thomas Sears was the garden's primary landscape architect responsible for designing the formal design of the gardens in 1927. The current owners purchased the property in 2004 and enlisted Thomas Vasale to redesign the front entry and the woodland garden west of the house. Vasale added hardscape elements and indigenous plants and shrubs to the flagstone design by the front steps. The formal front entry is lined with boxwoods and leads to the woodland garden marked by boxwoods and dwarf maples. Holly, beauty berry, fothergilla, and chokeberry separate the driveway from the walled garden.
The original designs of the gardens indicate that Sears was challenged by the undulating topography of West Virginia because he added elevation numbers to his drawings. To solve this problem, he included a 72 foot long stairway connecting both gardens in a cross plan. This design incorporated a set of stone steps that still exist. There was once a geometric rose garden with six parterres and 400 rose bushes designed by Sears during the 1930s. Around the perimeter were wood posts and chains that connected the rose arbors flanking the steps. This garden no longer exists. An allee of pear, plum, apple, and peach trees also stood on the property. In 2004, the current owner replanted the fruit tree allee. The main hardscape elements include a garden gazebo and stone walls flanked by arborvitae. Three bears are sculpted from a tree that fell on the property. The property also features a mail order playhouse built alongside the entry to the woodland garden. A woodland walk edged with stone leads to a large meadow that was acquired in 2004. The path is flanked by holly trees and grand oaks. The ground covering in the lawn entering the woodlands is green moss, with blackberry, raspberry, and blueberry bushes that were added in 2004 for a possible snack along the hike through the woodlands and down to Big Rock.
Persons associated with the garden include: Charles Edwin Ward, Sr. (former owner, 1880s-1915); Charles Edwin Jr. And Gypsy Fleming Ward (former owners, 1915-1919); Robert E. and Margaret Ward McCabe (former owners, 1919-1957); Robert Books and Jane McCabe (former owners, 1957-2004); Brooks McCabe and Barbara Given McCabe (owners, 2004-present); Thomas W. Sears (landscape architect, 1927); Thomas Vasale (landscape designer, 2004).
This property has been featured in Matthews, F. Schuyler; Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs; G. P. Putnam's Sons; New York and London, The Knickerbocker Press, 1915.; Sargent, Charles Sprague; Manual of the Trees of North America (Exclusive of Mexico); Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Cambridge, 1905.; Sears, Thomas W.; [New York] [Architectural Catalogue Co]; 1941.
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 -- West Virginia -- Charleston  Search this
McCabe Gardens at Dalgain (Charleston, West Virginia)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File WV023
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / West Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6973073e6-0929-48b5-9baf-a12531ba29e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref33260

New Harmony -- David Lenz House Garden

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
David Lenz House Garden (New Harmony, Indiana)
United States of America -- Indiana -- Posey County -- New Harmony
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a work sheet and site plan.
Biographical / Historical:
David Lenz, a member of the Harmonist Society, moved from Pennsylvania to Indiana with the Harmonists and built the house ca. 1815. The Lenz family moved back to Pennsylvania in 1825 with the community. In 1825, Robert Owen bought the house and town in hopes of starting a progressive thinking community. In 1828 Thomas Mumford, a carpenter, joined the Owen-Maclure community. The heirs of Thomas Mumford donated the house to the Indiana Society of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in 1958. The house was in danger of destruction from someone drilling an oil well. The Colonial Dames moved the house to its current location and leased it to Historic New Harmony. New Harmony was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965, with the David Lenz House listed as an historic site.
General:
The Colonial Dames saved the house from destruction in 1958 and placed it on a bare grass lot. Flowers were planted around the house and the Society put in a winding concrete walk. Others in the organization advocated historical research to re-create a smaller version of the Harmonist vegetable garden. They approached Kent Schuette, a professor of agriculture at Purdue University, to conduct the research, design, and implementation of the new garden. The design and plants are based on research done at Old Economy in Pennsylvania. Harmonist gardens, like the houses, were built according to specific plans in order to maximize space and volume of produce. The four main beds are twelve-foot squares; two planted with vegetables and two with hervs and fruit. Gravel paths separate the beds. Ornamental flowers and vines are planted in beds abutting the picket fences that edge the garden and house. A bake house and small log barn are located at the back of the garden.
Persons of Organizations associated with the garden include: Harmony Society (former owners of house, ca. 1820-1825); David Lenz and family (occupant of house, ca. 1820-1825); Robert Owen (former owner, 1825-1826); William MacClure (former owner of house, 1826-1838); The Mumford Family (former owners, 1826-1958); The Indiana Society of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (present owners, 1958-present); Historic New Harmony (lease holder, 1958-present); Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Department, School of Agriculture, Purdue University (research, planning, and implementation, 2001-2002); and James E. Parrent (garden designer, maintenance, 2005-present).
Related Materials:
David Lenz House Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (2 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 -- Indiana -- New Harmony  Search this
Raised bed gardening  Search this
Vegetable gardening  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File IN039
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Indiana
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb693c80ee7-dd99-47d8-833a-777c721b4712
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref7242

North American Aviation, Inc., X-15 Information, Flight Manual

Collection Creator:
Crossfield, A. Scott (Albert Scott), 1921-  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
A. Scott Crossfield Papers, Accession number 2006-0041, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
A. Scott Crossfield Papers, Acc. 2006-0041, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
A. Scott Crossfield Papers
A. Scott Crossfield Papers / Series 2: Professional Life / 2.4: North American Aviation, Inc.
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg25a986f58-52ab-4df0-a221-f335222072b3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2006-0041-ref187

"Prison Ministry Manual"

Series Donor:
Becker, John M.  Search this
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL  Search this
Heritage of Pride (HOP)  Search this
Rohrbaugh, Richard  Search this
Series Creator:
Hirsch, Leonard  Search this
Guest, Barbara  Search this
Barna, Joseph T.  Search this
Guest, Michael E.  Search this
Cruse, Howard, 1944-2019  Search this
Container:
Box 179, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1993
Series Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection / Series 24: Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c436a197-cc18-4f9c-9d66-bf41ec260297
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1146-ref2954

Tycos Sphygmomanometer

Object Name:
Sphygmomanometer
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Credit Line:
J. Sterling Dimmitt, Ph.D. in memory of Pauline S. Dimmitt, Ph.G.
ID Number:
1987.0203.01
Accession number:
1987.0203
Catalog number:
1987.0203.01
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-3364-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_894361

The Moon Landing Was a Disaster...Almost

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-11-12T15:20:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_25m5x0wguZI

Ann Hamilton on the creation of “at hand”

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-09-07T19:23:08.000Z
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_eKnd-EGCZm4

Shadow Puppetry at Manual Cinema

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-11-19T00:26:05.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_cMqqydhDbYk

Join the Student Sit-Ins

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-10-09T13:34:24.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
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SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_1TWSbLcLMtM

Designing on the Front Lines | Episode 10

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-07-20T19:20:31.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_VjfoQ_zhoU4

Interlocking Stabilized Soil Blocks_CITIES exhibition

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-12-05T16:01:54.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_aJ0sLvHLWoE

Designing on the Front Lines | Episode 6

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-07-02T11:35:40.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_w-IDI9yCAow

Booker T. Washington

Cast after:
Richmond Barthé, 28 Jan 1901 - 6 Mar 1989  Search this
Foundry:
Modern Art Foundry  Search this
Sitter:
Booker T. Washington, 5 Apr 1856 - 14 Nov 1915  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
With Socle: 80 x 63.5 x 34.3cm (31 1/2 x 25 x 13 1/2")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1973 cast after 1946 original
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Male  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Literature\Writer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education and Scholarship\Educator  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Social reformer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\Educational organization  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.73.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
2022 Rehang of Out of Many: Portraits from 1600 to 1900
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 141
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c6a36945-2edc-4b8e-b726-fe024ebb8980
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.73.22
Online Media:

Astragalus pauperculus Greene

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
A. Arthur Heller  Search this
Min. Elevation:
305  Search this
Place:
Butte County, treeless summit of Table Mountain north of Oroville. Not mentioned in Jepson's Manual. Upper Sonoran Life Zone, California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
3 Apr 1938
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Astragalus pauperculus Greene
Barcode:
02033730
USNM Number:
1974071
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36a36cf80-34c0-4292-9213-9af9002fac5e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13380071

Work in tropical forests Siegfried Lewark

Author:
Lewark, Siegfried  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (301 pages) color illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
Tropics
Date:
2022
Topic:
Forests and forestry  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156589

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