Horticulture Records, 1974-1996

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


Consists of records documenting horticulture activities and plantings throughout the various zoo facilities and exhibits during the tenure of Richard H. Hider, Supervisory Horticulturalist and later Supervisor, Graphics and Production. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, species lists, contractual information, planning documents, photographs, and maps and plans.


Hider, Richard H


Series Level Description


  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.


By facility or exhibition

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1974
  • 1974-1996


  • Zoos
  • Horticulture
  • Exhibitions


  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs
  • Drawings
  • Maps

Local number

SIA RS01122

Physical description

2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

Full Record

View Full Record