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National Geographic Society (U.S.) [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_105547

John Wesley Powell's house

Photographer:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (007 in x 010 in)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1965
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.02869100
Local Note:
Restricted
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Washington, DC, 910 M St , NW
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Copy prints of original photographs held by the American Philosophical Society, National Geographic Society, and National Archives cannot be copied. Copies may be obtained from these repositories.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Photo lot 33, Portraits of anthropologists, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Portraits of anthropologists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3357aad39-7c50-4505-804c-e708016d40be
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-33-ref656
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Portrait of Taupo (Village Virgin) with Knee Tattoo, in Costume and with Ornaments

Creator:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
Paramount-Flaherty Expedition  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (007 in x 010 in)
Culture:
Samoan  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1925
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.05272000

OPPS NEG.27571T
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
West Polynesia -- American Samoa ? -- Tutuila Island ?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Oceania: West Polynesia: Samoa 05272000, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Oceania / W Polynesia / Samoa
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3acd46510-0b85-41c3-b7ad-ed17f019f117
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref13675
Online Media:

Portrait of Young Woman in Costume and with Beaded and Feathered Headdress and Smoking Pipe

Creator:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Collector:
Cowling, Herford Tynes  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (005 in x 007 in mounted on 009 in x 014 in)
Culture:
Shan ?  Search this
Akha  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04854700
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Siam -- Mae Hong on Province ?/Chiang Rai Province ?
Thailand -- Mae Hong on Province ?/Chiang Rai Province ?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Thailand: Shan: Cowling Colln 04854700, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Asia / Thailand / Shan
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38ac372a6-6e42-42ba-83a7-27d8560b43a1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref9225
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National Geographic Society, U.S. Army Air Corps Stratospheric Flight of 1935 in the Balloon "Explorer II" [signed by Albert W. Stevens]

Collection Creator:
Pierce, Harold Fisher, 1889-1963  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1936
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:
Harold F. Pierce Aviation Medicine Collection, Acc. 2014.0044, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Harold F. Pierce Aviation Medicine Collection
Harold F. Pierce Aviation Medicine Collection / Series 1: Professional Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2100dafa4-1573-463f-99fb-0bb82581e232
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2014-0044-ref118

Dean C. Worcester, Non-Native Man, with Woman in Costume And with Ornaments

Names:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photomechanical print (004 in x 006 in)
Culture:
Philippine Negritos  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photomechanical prints
Photographs
Date:
1912
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.05239900
Local Note:
Copyright: National Geographic Society; 1912
Black and white photomechanical print
Place:
Philippines -- Bataan Province -- Luzon Island/Mariveles
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Oceania: Philippines Negritos: Worcester Col 05239900, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Oceania / Philippines / Negritos
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30ba4411e-8551-4b63-9c02-8ff5ef2d101b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref13327

Portrait of Young Woman

Collector:
Cowling, Herford Tynes  Search this
Names:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (006 in x 008 in mounted on 009 in x 014 in)
Culture:
Thai Malay  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04858300
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Singapore ? -- Malay Peninsula ?/British Singpore ? -- Singapore ?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Thailand: General: Women 04858300, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Asia / Thailand / Gen
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c92d7abb-2984-4efc-8076-76f0a47dca7c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref9261
Online Media:

Portrait of Young Woman in Costume, Bathing with Water Dipped from Large Clay Water Jar; Coconut Shell and Clay? Dish Nearby

Collector:
Cowling, Herford Tynes  Search this
Names:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (006 in x 008 in mounted on 009 in x 014 in)
Culture:
Thai Malay  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04858400
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Singapore ? -- Malay Peninsula ?/British Singpore ? -- Singapore ?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Thailand: General: Women 04858400, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Asia / Thailand / Gen
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3cafd2962-3cc2-4862-8ec5-345441c9a1fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref9262
Online Media:

Portrait of Young Woman in Costume, Bathing with Water Dipped from Large Clay Water Jar; Coconut Shell and Clay? Dish Nearby

Collector:
Cowling, Herford Tynes  Search this
Names:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (006 in x 008 in mounted on 009 in x 014 in)
Culture:
Thai Malay  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04858500
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Singapore ? -- Malay Peninsula ?/British Singpore ? -- Singapore ?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Thailand: General: Women 04858500, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Asia / Thailand / Gen
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c2835562-a6ef-47fd-8543-6b30cf3f8b06
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref9263
Online Media:

Medal, National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal, Captain Orvil Anderson

Manufacturer:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Protective Coating
Dimensions:
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 6.2 × 0.5cm (2 7/16 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19640069000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a1612d93-ad74-4a82-b9e0-c4b41244fe00
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19640069000
Online Media:

W. Langdon Kihn papers, 1904-1990, bulk 1904-1957

Creator:
Kihn, W. (Wilfred) Langdon, 1898-1957  Search this
Kihn, W. (Wilfred) Langdon, 1898-1957  Search this
Subject:
Wiggins, Guy C. (Guy Carleton)  Search this
Skinner, Constance Lindsay  Search this
Oakley, Thorton  Search this
Wellcome, Henry S., Sir (Henry Solomon)  Search this
Stirling, Matthew Williams  Search this
Lecomte du Noüy, Marie  Search this
Laubin, Reginald  Search this
Lecomte du Noüy, Pierre  Search this
Kihn, Helen Butler  Search this
Kihn, Alfred  Search this
Laubin, Gladys  Search this
Dale, Maud  Search this
Dixon, Maynard  Search this
Downs, Olin  Search this
Fisher, Franklin L.  Search this
Artzybasheff, Boris  Search this
Barbeau, Marius  Search this
Dale, Chester  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Sketches
Photographs
Poetry
Writings
Topic:
Book illustrators -- Connecticut  Search this
Indians of North America -- Pictorial works  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7081
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209214
AAA_collcode_kihnwlan
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209214
Online Media:

Letter

Creator:
Page, Walter H.  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April 4, 1900
Scope and Contents:
Regarding changes in the National Geographic Magazine.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4372(16)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4372 Miscellaneous material relating to the history of the Bureau of American Ethnology, the history of anthropology, and anthropological controversies
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw354930127-c1ea-4649-8bad-7e8476e47a5c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4372-ref23

Cabin, "EXPLORER II"

Materials:
Ballast bags-canvas
Dimensions:
3-D: 274.3 × 411.5cm, 303.9kg (9 ft. × 13 ft. 6 in., 670lb.)
Type:
CRAFT-Balloon
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
National Geographic Society
Inventory Number:
A19370060000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv962f5bc1e-7582-4a73-9bf1-6c2ffbb87ecf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19370060000

Fire and Steel

Collection Creator:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassette (17 minutes, color sound)
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes
Date:
1986
Scope and Contents:
Edited film produced for National Geographic Society Explorer television series by Ann Derry explores the roll of steel drums in Trinidadian life. The footage shows making of steel drums from old oil barrels, a tuner "tuning" a drum, and painting of drums. Highlighted is a yearly steel festival in which a well-known steel orchestra, the Desperados from Lavantio, compete and win.
General:
HSFA 1990.1.1
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
National Geographic Explorer videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Geographic Explorer videos
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc959888e17-68bd-4406-a051-b742b4fce12e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1990-01-ref1

Samba

Collection Creator:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassette (23 minutes, color sound)
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes
Date:
1988
Scope and Contents:
Edited film produced for National Geographic Society Explorer television series by Steve Burns focuses on preparations for and performance in Brazil's Carnival Samba parade. Film features Samba dancers from the Manguera slums of Rio de Janiero, Brazil, as they prepare for the Samba parade and an interview with the Manguera master of Samba. Scenes include rehearsing for the parade, costume construction, streets and homes of Manguera, and the children's and adult's Samba parade in which 16 Samba schools compete. Manguera inhabitants express conflicting views of Samba as an essential expression of community pride and as an impediment to economic improvement of an impoverished community.
Local Number:
HSFA 1990.1.3
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
National Geographic Explorer videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Geographic Explorer videos
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9cb86bb97-d120-4e91-baa9-4936b18b916f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1990-01-ref3

Ju Ju Music

Collection Creator:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassette (20 minutes, color sound)
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes
Date:
circa 1988
Scope and Contents:
Edited film produced for National Geographic Society Explorer television series explores Ju Ju music, particularly as played in Lagos, Nigeria. Ju Ju musicians playing calabash rattle, drum, guitar, and bottle are shown performing in various settings. Influences originating in the New World, such as Latin drums and English chamber music, are also shown and discussed.
Local Number:
HSFA 1990.1.4
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
National Geographic Explorer videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Geographic Explorer videos
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc99037b031-79ee-45cc-acd0-914d69b46022
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1990-01-ref4

Haitian Voodoo

Collection Creator:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassette (11 minutes, color sound)
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes
Date:
1985
Scope and Contents:
Edited film produced for National Geographic Society Explorer television series by John Lipscomb examines the nature of Voodoo through the yearly Festival of Our Lady of Mount Carmel held at a sacred waterfall outside Ville Bonne Heure, Haiti. Photographer Carol de Villers is interviewed concerning the practice of Voodoo and is shown photographing the pilgrims. Pilgrims are shown praying and making offerings to the spirits at different stations on the way to the waterfalls, cleansing themselves in the falls, and attending mass.
Local Number:
HSFA 1990.1.5
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
National Geographic Explorer videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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National Geographic Explorer videos
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc945a39583-0a42-468c-a6ef-f7b7a78cfbaa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1990-01-ref5

Way of the Wodaabe

Collection Creator:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassette (28 minutes, color sound)
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes
Date:
1988
Scope and Contents:
Edited film produced for the National Geographic Society Explorer television series was shot in 1987 and shows Wodaabe life, preparing for celebrations at the end of the rainy season, and relations with American photographer Carol Beckwith who has lived with and extensively photographed the Wodaabe. A pastoralist people of the African Sahel, Niger, the Wodaabe are seen setting up camp and performing gender divided labor according to strict tribal tabus, drinking tea at the men's morning tea ceremony, searching for a water hole, and sewing and doing bead work. Film concludes with two dances which are performed at the end of the rainy season--a celebration which had not been performed since before the severe drought of 1985. Preparations for the dances include elaborate face painting.
General:
HSFA 1990.1.2
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
National Geographic Explorer videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
National Geographic Explorer videos
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc90393d49b-4029-48df-a9f8-c2bf9a7b7f3a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1990-01-ref2

Expedition History, 1937

Creator:
National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Expedition to Collect Living Wild Animals and Birds (1937)  Search this
Subject:
Sang, Layang Gaddi  Search this
Jennier, Roy  Search this
Williams, Maynard Owen 1888-1963  Search this
Mann, William M. 1886-1960  Search this
Mann, Lucile Quarry 1897-1986  Search this
Davis, Malcolm  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
Asia, Southeastern
Sumatra (Indonesia)
China
Japan
Indonesia
India
Malaysia
Asia
Thailand
Date:
1937
1937-1937
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation  Search this
Zoological specimens  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Birds--Collection and preservation  Search this
Orangutan  Search this
Birds  Search this
Reptiles  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00427
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Expedition History 1937 [National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Expedition to Collect Living Wild Animals and Birds (1937)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_292885

[Gunston Hall]

Provenance:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Gunston Hall (Mason Neck, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Fairfax County -- Mason Neck
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Mount reads: "From National Geographic Society; Washington, D. C."
Historic plate number: "154."
Historic plate caption: "Gunston Gall Mr. Hertle."
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:
Summer  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Arbors  Search this
Birdhouses  Search this
Box  Search this
Flower beds  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Gardens -- Virginia -- Mason Neck  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA003006
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA003: Mason Neck -- Gunston Hall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6afb13e47-2824-41e4-a555-0881c9c0d627
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19971

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