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Commemorating the National Federation

Maker:
F. Dupre  Search this
Medium:
Gilt metal
Type:
numismatics
Decorative Arts
Medal
Object Name:
Medal
Made in:
France
Date:
after 1790
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Akerley Richardson
Accession Number:
1931-15-1
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1931-15-1

Advertising/Promotional Materials

Collection Creator:
Call Carl, Inc.  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950s-1960s
Scope and Contents:
Includes promotions and direct mailings such as the Red Carpet Treatment, a lubrication service; Christmas Bonanza Give Away (a promotional with Purolator and Jerry Lewis Show It's Only Money (1962).
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Call Carl, Inc. Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Call Carl, Inc. Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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How Shay Geared Locomotives Make Money Logging Bulletin No. 7, undated

Container:
Box 54, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Railroad Trade Literature Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Railroad Trade Literature Collection
Railroad Trade Literature Collection / Series 1: Trade Literature / 1.128: Lima Locomotive Works
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Miscellaneous Records

Collection Creator:
Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries  Search this
Extent:
(Boxes 20-21; 0.7 linear feet; Reel 5872)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920-1968
Scope and Contents note:
Artwork consists of undated painted Christmas cards by Yeffee Kimball and Denny Winters, and a painted greeting card by Warren Chappell sent to Reginald Marsh. Pen and ink drawings, 1925-1927 and undated, are by George Luks, Reginald Marsh, Mahonri Young, and unidentified artists. Other artwork includes a sketchbook and watercolor painting by Reginald Marsh.

Among the writings are a short story, "The Power of Money," probably by Frank K. M. Rehn, poems by Coleman Kamile and unknown, and an unsigned essay titled "An American Collector."
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
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:
Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries records, 1858-1969 (bulk 1919-1968). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.franrehg, Series 5
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Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries records
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Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Money Railroad

Collection Collector:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation  Search this
Collection Creator:
White, John H., 1933-  Search this
Container:
Box 65, Folder 26
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection, ca. 1830-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection
John H. White, Jr. Railroad Reference Collection / Series 4: Railroad Companies and Lines
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0523-ref809

pp. 554-577 of typed material

Collection Creator:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903  Search this
Stevens, John, 1749-1838  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Letter to President James Madison dated 3/9/1816 from John Stevens proposing construction of a combined railroad water transportation system from Providence, RI to Savannah, Georgia, a distance of more than 1,000 miles. Stevens argued this route would reduce transit time by half and would have important national defense benefits by avoiding the risks of enemy naval interference with commerce on the open seas (as in the war of 1812). A letter (unsigned) to Senator Calhoun (1/22/1817) seeking U.S. Government support for a Trenton New Brunswick (NJ) railroad. John Stevens' letter to President Monroe (10/21/1818) further supporting railroads. Letter to W.H. Crawford, Secretary of the Treasury (10/31/1818) further asking public support for railroads. Letter to Thomas Jefferson (11/7/1818) and a reply from Jefferson (11/23/1818) pleading "infirmities of age" for not reading Stevens' papers, but supporting generally "every improvement which may better the condition of mankind". A similar reply from James Madison (11/17/1818). A letter to W.H. Crawford (11/27/1818) and reply (12/4/1818) stating that no money was available to support Stevens' plans.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
John Stevens Collection, 1808-1881, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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John Stevens Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0333-ref33

Volume 6 Home Journal Invention Notebook

Author:
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanisms  Search this
Collection Creator:
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940  Search this
Hartsook Studio (San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (17.0" x 11.0".)
Container:
Box 3, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Date:
1882 February 2-1882 May 4
Scope and Contents:
Inscription on cover: Vol. 6. 1882, February 2 to May 4. This home journal written by Charles Tainter details his notes, thoughts and ideas on his inventions.
Arrangement:
In Box 3, Folder 6.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection 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.
Topic:
Phonograph  Search this
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Charles Sumner Tainter Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Charles Sumner Tainter Papers
Charles Sumner Tainter Papers / Series 2: Laboratory Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0124-ref38
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Glass Lantern Slide and Lecture Scripts

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
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
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Wright Park

Landscape architect:
Schwageral, E. O.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Brown, George  Search this
Roberts, Ebeneezer R.  Search this
Architect:
Rasmussen & Hobbs  Search this
Creator:
City Of Tacoma  Search this
Metropolitan Park Of Tacoma  Search this
Provenance:
Seymour, William W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington (State) -- Tacoma
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
Date:
1990.
General:
"Wright Park, a 27-acre park near downtown Tacoma, was donated to the City in 1886 by the Tacoma Land Company, and named after its president, Charles B. Wright. This deeded property, in 1873, was the focal point in an unused plan for the residential portions of the city, developed by Frederick Law Olmsted." "In 1907, William W. Seymour donated money to fund the building of the conservatory in Wright Park." Facing northwest.
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:
Autumn  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA008001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington / WA008: Tacoma -- Wright Park
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Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Wright Park

Landscape architect:
Schwageral, E. O.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Brown, George  Search this
Roberts, Ebeneezer R.  Search this
Architect:
Rasmussen & Hobbs  Search this
Creator:
City Of Tacoma  Search this
Metropolitan Park Of Tacoma  Search this
Provenance:
Seymour, William W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington (State) -- Tacoma
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
Date:
1990.
General:
"Wright Park, a 27-acre park near downtown Tacoma, was donated to the City in 1886 by the Tacoma Land Company, and named after its president, Charles B. Wright. This deeded property, in 1873, was the focal point in an unused plan for the residential portions of the city, developed by Frederick Law Olmsted." "In 1907, William W. Seymour donated money to fund the building of the conservatory in Wright Park." Sculpture "Trilogy" by Larry Anderson. Three children running sculpture - island in pond. Children running to the southeast.
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:
Autumn  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
Trees  Search this
Rocks  Search this
Children  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA008002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington / WA008: Tacoma -- Wright Park
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Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11633

Wright Park

Landscape architect:
Schwageral, E. O.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Brown, George  Search this
Roberts, Ebeneezer R.  Search this
Architect:
Rasmussen & Hobbs  Search this
Creator:
City Of Tacoma  Search this
Metropolitan Park Of Tacoma  Search this
Wright Park  Search this
Provenance:
Seymour, William W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington (State) -- Tacoma
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
Date:
1990.
General:
"Wright Park, a 27-acre park near downtown Tacoma, was donated to the City in 1886 by the Tacoma Land Company, and named after its president, Charles B. Wright. This deeded property, in 1873, was the focal point in an unused plan for the residential portions of the city, developed by Frederick Law Olmsted." "In 1907, William W. Seymor donated money to fund the building of the conservatory in Wright Park." Sculpture "Trilogy" by Larry Anderson.
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:
Autumn  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Rocks  Search this
Ducks  Search this
Boys  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Children  Search this
Benches  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA008003
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington / WA008: Tacoma -- Wright Park
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11634

Wright Park

Landscape architect:
Schwageral, E. O.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Brown, George  Search this
Roberts, Ebeneezer R.  Search this
Architect:
Rasmussen & Hobbs  Search this
Creator:
City Of Tacoma  Search this
Metropolitan Park Of Tacoma  Search this
Provenance:
Seymour, William W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington (State) -- Tacoma
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
Date:
1990
General:
"Wright Park, a 27-acre park near downtown Tacoma, was donated to the City in 1886 by the Tacoma Land Company, and named after its president, Charles B. Wright. This deeded property, in 1873, was the focal point in an unused plan for the residential portions of the city, developed by Frederick Law Olmsted." "In 1907, William W. Seymor donated money to fund the building of the conservatory in Wright Park." Man showing leaf to girl. Man facing southwest.
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:
Autumn  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Trees  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Children  Search this
Men  Search this
Benches  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA008004
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington / WA008: Tacoma -- Wright Park
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11635

Wright Park

Landscape architect:
Schwageral, E. O.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Brown, George  Search this
Roberts, Ebeneezer R.  Search this
Architect:
Rasmussen & Hobbs  Search this
Creator:
City Of Tacoma  Search this
Metropolitan Park Of Tacoma  Search this
Provenance:
Seymour, William W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington (State) -- Tacoma
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
Date:
1990
General:
"Wright Park, a 27-acre park near downtown Tacoma, was donated to the City in 1886 by the Tacoma Land Company, and named after its president, Charles B. Wright. This deeded property, in 1873, was the focal point in an unused plan for the residential portions of the city, developed by Frederick Law Olmsted." "In 1907, William W. Seymor donated money to fund the building of the conservatory in Wright Park." Sculpture - one of pair at entrance to garden. Facing northeast.
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:
Autumn  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Lions  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA008005
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington / WA008: Tacoma -- Wright Park
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11636

Wright Park

Landscape architect:
Schwageral, E. O.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Brown, George  Search this
Roberts, Ebeneezer R.  Search this
Architect:
Rasmussen & Hobbs  Search this
Creator:
City Of Tacoma  Search this
Metropolitan Park Of Tacoma  Search this
W.w Seymour Botanical Conserv  Search this
Provenance:
Seymour, William W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington (State) -- Tacoma
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
Date:
1990
General:
"Wright Park, a 27-acre park near downtown Tacoma, was donated to the City in 1886 by the Tacoma Land Company, and named after its president, Charles B. Wright. This deeded property, in 1873, was the focal point in an unused plan for the residential portions of the city, developed by Frederick Law Olmsted." "In 1907, William W. Seymor donated money to fund the building of the conservatory in Wright Park." Front of the conservatory.
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:
Spring  Search this
Conservatories  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA008006
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington / WA008: Tacoma -- Wright Park
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11637

Wright Park

Landscape architect:
Schwageral, E. O.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Brown, George  Search this
Roberts, Ebeneezer R.  Search this
Architect:
Rasmussen & Hobbs  Search this
Creator:
City Of Tacoma  Search this
Metropolitan Park Of Tacoma  Search this
W.w Seymour Botanical Conserv  Search this
Provenance:
Seymour, William W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington (State) -- Tacoma
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
Date:
1990
General:
"Wright Park, a 27-acre park near downtown Tacoma, was donated to the City in 1886 by the Tacoma Land Company, and named after its president, Charles B. Wright. This deeded property, in 1873, was the focal point in an unused plan for the residential portions of the city, developed by Frederick Law Olmsted." "In 1907, William W. Seymor donated money to fund the building of the conservatory in Wright Park." Rear of the conservatory.
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:
Winter  Search this
Conservatories  Search this
Snow  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA008007
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington / WA008: Tacoma -- Wright Park
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11638

Wright Park

Landscape architect:
Schwageral, E. O.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Brown, George  Search this
Roberts, Ebeneezer R.  Search this
Architect:
Rasmussen & Hobbs  Search this
Creator:
City Of Tacoma  Search this
Metropolitan Park Of Tacoma  Search this
W.w Seymour Botanical Conserv  Search this
Provenance:
Seymour, William W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington (State) -- Tacoma
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
Date:
1990
General:
"Wright Park, a 27-acre park near downtown Tacoma, was donated to the City in 1886 by the Tacoma Land Company, and named after its president, Charles B. Wright. This deeded property, in 1873, was the focal point in an unused plan for the residential portions of the city, developed by Frederick Law Olmsted." "In 1907, William W. Seymor donated money to fund the building of the conservatory in Wright Park." Interior of the conservatory.
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:
Winter  Search this
Conservatories  Search this
Palms  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA008008
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Washington / WA008: Tacoma -- Wright Park
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11639

Wright Park

Landscape architect:
Schwageral, E. O.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Brown, George  Search this
Roberts, Ebeneezer R.  Search this
Architect:
Rasmussen & Hobbs  Search this
Creator:
City Of Tacoma  Search this
Metropolitan Park Of Tacoma  Search this
W.w Seymour Botanical Conserv  Search this
Provenance:
Seymour, William W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Washington (State) -- Tacoma
United States of America -- Washington -- Pierce County -- Tacoma
Date:
1990
General:
"Wright Park, a 27-acre park near downtown Tacoma, was donated to the City in 1886 by the Tacoma Land Company, and named after its president, Charles B. Wright. This deeded property, in 1873, was the focal point in an unused plan for the residential portions of the city, developed by Frederick Law Olmsted." "In 1907, William W. Seymor donated money to fund the building of the conservatory in Wright Park." Lion sculpture - one pair at entrance.
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:
Winter  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Lions  Search this
Garden lighting  Search this
Fences  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item WA008009
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Philadelphia -- Aspen Farms Community Garden

Provenance:
The Garden Club of Philadelphia  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Aspen Farms Community Garden (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia County -- Philadelphia
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a work sheet, a detailed description of the garden, copies of articles and awards, and an abbreviated garden plan.
Varying Form:
Aspen Farms Community Garden
General:
This 28,362 square-foot site dates to 1975 and was established under the sponsorship of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's community vegetable garden program (the forerunner of Philadelphia Green, created in 1978). The garden, located over the stream bed of Mill Creek, formerly held a row of residences on Aspen Street and a dry cleaning company, which were demolished in 1965. The initial garden size was 3,600 square feet. The society's program supplied turkey-wire fencing, soil, tools, seeds, and technical assistance to a group of 10 people. In each of the next two years, the garden doubled in size with Philadelphia Green assistance. By 1979, the garden filled the entire lot of more than 28,000 square feet. In 1980, the garden underwent its first renovation when Philadelphia Green sponsored the development of a central walkway with planting beds and benches. In 1983, the Penn State Cooperative Extension Service's Urban Gardening Program sponsored a wood frame greenhouse. The most significant improvement to the garden occurred in 1988-89 when it was the focus of a design project jointly sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, the West Philadelphia Partnership, and Philadelphia Green. During that time, the garden received a new chain link fence, several newly constructed raised beds with new plantings, and a gazebo.
Located in the Mill Creek neighborhood of West Philadelphia, a moderate income community, the garden is organized and managed by the Aspen Farms Community Garden Club, originally called "Our Club." This well-organized and efficiently run club has as its mission to "foster relationships, community pride, aesthetic value, and provide a social spot for the gardeners of the community." The club consists of approximately 40 members who are responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining the garden plots and common areas of the site. The gardeners range in age from 13 to 104, including many school children who participate in the garden as part of formal school programs. Each member pays an annual fee of $10 [as of 1996] and additional income is generated through fund-raising projects and donations. The club's annual budget is approximately $1,000. The money is used to purchase plants, supplies, and other materials for the garden. Except for occasional soil and wood chip deliveries from Philadelphia Green and technical assistance from the Penn State Cooperative Extension Service's Urban Gardening Program, there is no other ongoing significant support for the garden club. The club continues to maintain the garden well and it has become the central feature of the Mill Creek community. It consistently wins top awards in the City Gardens Contest and Harvest Show. It has also attracted national attention through network television coverage and an article in National Geographic. In 1997, Aspen Farms hosted tours in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Garden Club of America. In the spring of 2004, the Philadelphia Green crew built a bridge over the ponds connecting the site to the new butterfly garden to installed next year. The ultimate goal for this garden is to create an outdoor classroom for use by Sulzberger middle students, who have been involved with the garden for many years.
Persons and organizations associated with property include: Redevelopment Association of Philadelphia (former owners, 1950s-2004); and Neighborhood Garden Association (owner, 2004-present).
Related Materials:
Aspen Farms related holdings consist of 1 folder (26 35 mm. slides)
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.
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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:
Community gardens  Search this
Urban gardens  Search this
Vegetable gardening  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Raised bed gardening  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA352
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Hartford -- Bushnell Park

Creator:
Bushnell, Horace, 1802-1876 (developer)  Search this
Connecticut State Capitol  Search this
Landscape architect:
Weidenmann, Jacob  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903  Search this
Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot  Search this
Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Connecticut -- Hartford
Bushnell Park (Hartford, Conn.)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Hartford County -- Hartford
Scope and Contents note:
The folder includes a catalog sheet.
General note:
The two images consist of views of the park and the State Capitol. The Park, approved in 1854, became the country's first planned park financed with public money. The idea was developed through the efforts of Reverend Horace Bushnell. The park, however, was not built until six years later. Bushnell's neighbor and friend, Frederick Law Olmsted, was busy with Central Park in New York, but suggested Jacob Weidenmann as the landscape architect. Weidenmann's 1861 plan focused on informal gardens and walks using plant groupings to screen city buildings and industry. Architectural features, such as the Civil War Memorial Arch (1886), the Capitol (1876), Corning Fountain (1899), the Carousel (1974) and the Performance Pavilion (1995) were added. In the 1940's the Park River was buried and its bridges were demolished. A major transformation in the park occurred at this time when the firm of Olmsted and Olmsted of Brookline, Massachusettes was retained to assist the city in redesigning the Park.
Persons associated with the property and garden include: Jacob Weidenmann (landscape architect, 1861); The Olmsted Firm (landscape architects); and Rev. Horace Bushnell (developer).
Related Materials:
Records related to this site can be found at the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Olmsted Job Number 00801, Bushnell Park.
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:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Urban parks  Search this
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Hartford  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, File CT063
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J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Connecticut
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Philadelphia Sunday Breakfast Club, "Art and Money, An Irrelevant Connection"

Collection Creator:
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Richardson, Constance, 1905-  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original material requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. 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:
Edgar P. Richardson papers, 1814-1996, bulk 1921-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers
E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers / Series 4: Writings and Notes / 4.2: Lectures and Talks
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Archives of American Art
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