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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 94-035

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant. Horticulture Services Division. Office of the Director

Records, 1972-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant. Horticulture Services Division. Office of the Director
Title: Records
Dates: 1972-1990
Quantity: 9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 map case folder)
Collection: Accession 94-035
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the administrative, correspondence, and subject files of James R. Buckler, who was hired in July 1972 to oversee the Smithsonian Institution's horticultural program. The records document the development of the program into the Office of Horticulture, of which Buckler became director. The records were not consistently kept, and there are many gaps.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the administrative, correspondence, and subject files of James R. Buckler, who was hired in July 1972 to oversee the Smithsonian Institution's horticultural program. The records document the development of the program into the Office of Horticulture, of which Buckler became director. The records were not consistently kept, and there are many gaps.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-035, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant. Horticulture Services Division. Office of the Director, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence, January-December 1985 (12 folders)

Box 1 of 9

Public Inquiries

Box 1 of 9

Trees of Christmas, 1986 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 9

Tours, 1986

Box 1 of 9

Morris Arboretum

Box 1 of 9

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Box 1 of 9

Monthly Reports

Box 1 of 9

Lady Bird Johnson Celebration

Box 1 of 9

Lectures, 1984

Box 1 of 9

Lecture - Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, March 23, 1984

Box 1 of 9

Longwood Gardens

Box 1 of 9

Accokeek Foundation, Incorporated (The National Colonial Farm)

Box 1 of 9

Building Managers

Box 1 of 9

Building Managers Council

Box 1 of 9

Commendations, 1986

Box 1 of 9

Intern Program

Box 1 of 9

Lectures/Presentations, 1985

Box 1 of 9

Symposium - Eastern Long Island, May 4, 1985

Box 1 of 9

Lecture - Tidewater Virginia Nurseryman Association, May 22, 1986

Box 1 of 9

Interior/Exterior Plants, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 9

Monthly Reports

Box 1 of 9

Library (Horticulture)

Box 1 of 9

National Air and Space Museum (NASM)

Box 1 of 9

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)

Box 1 of 9

National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery (AA/PG)

Box 1 of 9

Box 2

National Museum Act

Box 2 of 9

Office of Horticulture (OH) Personnel File

Box 2 of 9

Plant Exchange

Box 2 of 9

Plant List - A Victorian Horticultural Extravaganza (AVHE), Special Events, and Others

Box 2 of 9

Plant Services, Office of

Box 2 of 9

Plant Security - Removal of, from Buildings

Box 2 of 9

Photograph Request

Box 2 of 9

Public Affairs, Office of, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 9

Public Inquiries

Box 2 of 9

Quarters-40

Box 2 of 9

Regents, Board of

Box 2 of 9

Resident Associate Program

Box 2 of 9

Rockwood Museum, 1982-1985

Box 2 of 9

Seminars, Workshops, etc.

Box 2 of 9

Secretary's Correspondence

Box 2 of 9

Seminar - Horticulture in a Museum Setting

Box 2 of 9

Smithson Society, James (Smithsonian National Associates)

Box 2 of 9

Snow and Ice Removal Plans

Box 2 of 9

Completed Special Events

Box 2 of 9

Special Events, January-December 1985 (12 folders)

Box 2 of 9

Special Events

Box 2 of 9

South Quadrangle

Box 2 of 9

Supply Services, Office of

Box 2 of 9

Trees of Christmas, 1985

Box 2 of 9

Street Tree Plan

Box 2 of 9

Tours

Box 2 of 9

Women's Committee Ball

Box 2 of 9

Accokeek Foundation, Incorporated, 1980-1985

Box 2 of 9

Arts and Industries Building

Box 2 of 9

Business Management Office

Box 2 of 9

Commendations

Box 2 of 9

Eulogy - Jim Crowe

Box 2 of 9

Box 3

Miscellaneous Brochures, 1982-1988

Box 3 of 9

Freer Gallery of Art

Box 3 of 9

Grants and Risk Management, Office of

Box 3 of 9

Ground Maintenance Division, 1985

Box 3 of 9

Greenhouse Nursery Division, 1984-1985 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 9

Holiday Decorations, 1985

Box 3 of 9

Libraries, Smithsonian

Box 3 of 9

Office of Horticulture, January-April, 1985

Box 3 of 9

Office of Horticulture, May- August 1985

Box 3 of 9

Office of Horticulture, January-April 1984

Box 3 of 9

Office of Horticulture, September-December 1984

Box 3 of 9

Indian Exhibit

Box 3 of 9

Internship Program

Box 3 of 9

Office of Horticulture Correspondence, Photographs, Slides, and Drawings (2 folders)

Box 3 of 9

Office of Museum Programs (OMP)

Box 3 of 9

Patio or Small Gardens

Box 3 of 9

Belmont Conference Center

Box 3 of 9

International Club Benefit Dinner, 4/27/1977

Box 3 of 9

Charles County Community College

Box 3 of 9

Publishing Task Force Booklet - SI Pleasure Gardens

Box 3 of 9

OH Lectures and Tours

Box 3 of 9

Christmas Ball, 1977

Box 3 of 9

Williamsburg, March 1977

Box 3 of 9

Torch, August 1978

Box 3 of 9

Staff Meeting Minutes

Box 3 of 9

Victorian Gardens Information and Supplies

Box 3 of 9

Metropolitan Horticultural Show

Box 3 of 9

Label Instructions

Box 3 of 9

Museum Shops - Flower Arrangements

Box 3 of 9

Museum of History and Technology (MHT) Shop Opening, 3/25/1975

Box 3 of 9

Regents Dinner, 1/26/1986

Box 3 of 9

Regents Dinner, 5/5/1985

Box 3 of 9

Smithsonian Treasures, November 14-18, 1984

Box 3 of 9

Event Series (Associates), May-June 1984

Box 3 of 9

Regents Dinner, 9/15/1985

Box 3 of 9

Freer Interior Plants and Event, May 13, 1985

Box 3 of 9

Special Events Meeting, 7/22/1981

Box 3 of 9

Potomac Bonsai Association, 6/11/1984

Box 3 of 9

Special Events, 1984

Box 3 of 9

U.S. National Archives Special Event, 4/16/1984

Box 3 of 9

Special Events, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 9

Spring Celebration, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Extension

Box 3 of 9

Regents Dinner, 5/8/1983

Box 3 of 9

Freer Anniversary, May 2, 1983

Box 3 of 9

Musical Weekend, April 30, 1983

Box 3 of 9

Quadrangle Ground Breaking, June 21, 1983

Box 3 of 9

Regents Dinner, 1983

Box 3 of 9

Special Events - General

Box 3 of 9

Natural History Building (NHB) Ceramics, 2/10/1983

Box 3 of 9

Special Events, 1982

Box 3 of 9

Special Events, 1981

Box 3 of 9

Regents Dinner, 1/25/1981

Box 3 of 9

Special Events, 1980

Box 3 of 9

Special Events, 1978

Box 3 of 9

Gallaudet Supervisor Training, November 1985

Box 3 of 9

Student Interns, Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC)

Box 3 of 9

Intern Inquiries, 1985

Box 3 of 9

Annual Report, FY 1980

Box 3 of 9

Reading File, December 1982

Box 3 of 9

Reading File, November 1982

Box 3 of 9

Reading File, October 1982

Box 3 of 9

Box 4

Washington Star Articles

Box 4 of 9

MHT Holiday Celebration, 1978

Box 4 of 9

Needs Action

Box 4 of 9

Horticulture: A Practical Approach to 18th-20th Century Gardening, April-May 1979

Box 4 of 9

The Victorian Garden Party

Box 4 of 9

Victorian Evening at the Smithsonian, May 1, 1977

Box 4 of 9

Victorian Garden, 1980-1982

Box 4 of 9

Blueprints

Box 4 of 9

Victorian Garden (Memoranda, Notes, and Blueprints), 1973-1974

Box 4 of 9

Future Botanic Gardens

Box 4 of 9

SI Building - Photographs and Drawings

Box 4 of 9

Victorian Garden (Memoranda), 1977-1981

Box 4 of 9

Victorian Garden (Memoranda and Blueprints), 1974-1975

Box 4 of 9

Victorian Garden - Miscellaneous

Box 4 of 9

Victorian Garden (Memoranda and Blueprints), 1974

Box 4 of 9

Victorian Garden (Memoranda), 1975-1976

Box 4 of 9

Correspondence, January-December 1984 (12 folders) [see also Oversize]

Box 4 of 9

Office of Equal Opportunity

Box 4 of 9

Women's Committee, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 9

University of Rochester

Box 4 of 9

A Victorian Horticultural Extravaganza (AVHE)

Box 4 of 9

White House Governors Dinner (Orchids) - Rosalynn Carter

Box 4 of 9

Women's Committee

Box 4 of 9

Save-the-Elms Task Force Report

Box 4 of 9

Society of American Florists

Box 4 of 9

Orchid Expedition, Colombia, 1981

Box 4 of 9

Frances Jones Poetker Collection

Box 4 of 9

Paul N. Perrot Correspondence

Box 4 of 9

Lecture - Rhode Island Historical Society, January 25, 1983

Box 4 of 9

S. Dillon Ripley Correspondence (2 folders)

Box 4 of 9

Box 5

Reading Files, January-September 1982 (9 folders)

Box 5 of 9

Reading Files, January- March, July-December 1983 (9 folders)

Box 5 of 9

Reading Folders, January-August 1977 (5 folders)

Box 5 of 9

Federal Water Conservation

Box 5 of 9

Winterthur Museum, Delaware

Box 5 of 9

Bartlett Arboretum, Stamford, Connecticut

Box 5 of 9

Rockwood Museum, Delaware

Box 5 of 9

Federated Garden Clubs of Washington, DC

Box 5 of 9

Folger Library

Box 5 of 9

Four Seasons Garden Club

Box 5 of 9

Hillwood Museum Correspondence

Box 5 of 9

Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) Board Meetings

Box 5 of 9

Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Box 5 of 9

Garden Club of America

Box 5 of 9

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York

Box 5 of 9

Horticultural Society of New York

Box 5 of 9

Office of Horticulture - Miscellaneous

Box 5 of 9

Allied Florists Association of Greater Washington, Inc.

Box 5 of 9

Evergreen Garden Club

Box 5 of 9

Columbia Historical Society

Box 5 of 9

Dumbarton Oaks

Box 5 of 9

Capitol Hill Garden Club

Box 5 of 9

Heurich House Project, 1978

Box 5 of 9

Box 6

Garden Club of America - Garden Club of Bavaria Visit

Box 6 of 9

Budget, 1985

Box 6 of 9

Building Managers

Box 6 of 9

Brandywine River Museum

Box 6 of 9

Business Management, 1986

Box 6 of 9

Commendations, 1986-1988

Box 6 of 9

Christmas

Box 6 of 9

Monday Memoranda

Box 6 of 9

Grounds Management Division

Box 6 of 9

Washingtonian Magazine Article on Jim Buckler, May 1975

Box 6 of 9

Office of Horticulture Proposed Branch Library Site Plan

Box 6 of 9

Docent Program - Draft, Phase I

Box 6 of 9

Education - Exhibitions: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) - Graham Stuart Thomas

Box 6 of 9

Arts and Industries Building - 1876 Centennial Exhibition, 1973-1978

Box 6 of 9

Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery (FA/PG)

Box 6 of 9

Rockwood Museum

Box 6 of 9

National Colonial Farm/Accokeek Foundation

Box 6 of 9

Arts and Industries Building - Miscellaneous

Box 6 of 9

Fernwood, Inc.

Box 6 of 9

Lecture - Old Salem, October 2, 1980

Box 6 of 9

Various Garden Projects (2 folders)

Box 6 of 9

Reading Files, May-June 1983 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 9

Education and Interior Plant Division

Box 6 of 9

Quarterly Reports

Box 6 of 9

The Trees of Christmas, 1977

Box 6 of 9

Annual Report, FY 1988

Box 6 of 9

Financial Resources

Box 6 of 9

Council of Bureau Directors

Box 6 of 9

Budget, 1987

Box 6 of 9

Box 7

Budget, 1986

Box 7 of 9

Natural History Building (NHB)

Box 7 of 9

Trees of Christmas

Box 7 of 9

Williamsburg Christmas Decorations

Box 7 of 9

Christmas Traditions

Box 7 of 9

Trees of Christmas - Tennessee Botanical Gardens

Box 7 of 9

"Smithsonian Supergardener," University of Maryland, November 1975

Box 7 of 9

Budget, 1988

Box 7 of 9

Budget, 1981

Box 7 of 9

Snow and Ice Removal, 1981

Box 7 of 9

Monthly Status Reports

Box 7 of 9

Quarterly Reports

Box 7 of 9

Staff Meetings, 1982

Box 7 of 9

Budget, FY 1983

Box 7 of 9

Internationale/Gartenbau-Ausstellung (IGA 83)

Box 7 of 9

Monthly Status Reports, 1982-1983

Box 7 of 9

Quarterly Reports, FY 1983

Box 7 of 9

Snow and Ice Removal Plan, 1983-1984

Box 7 of 9

Certificate from Women's Program, 1977

Box 7 of 9

Correspondence

Box 7 of 9

Building Services

Box 7 of 9

Greenhouses - Walter Reed Hospital

Box 7 of 9

Light Fixtures

Box 7 of 9

National Associates Lecture - Victorian Gardens, Louisville, Kentucky, April 3, 1978

Box 7 of 9

Horticultural Advisory Committee (HAC) Meeting, October 1976

Box 7 of 9

Paul Perrot

Box 7 of 9

Gifts and Grants

Box 7 of 9

Lectures, 1977

Box 7 of 9

Indoor Gardening

Box 7 of 9

Landscaping Plans, Fall 1978

Box 7 of 9

Women's Committee of the Smithsonian Associates

Box 7 of 9

Notes

Box 7 of 9

John C. Webster

Box 7 of 9

Current Projects, 1974

Box 7 of 9

Benches

Box 7 of 9

Garden Notes

Box 7 of 9

Unsorted, 1978-1980 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 9

Memorial Funds

Box 7 of 9

Donations

Box 7 of 9

Exchange Policy

Box 7 of 9

Arts and Industries Building

Box 7 of 9

Museum Support Center (MSC)

Box 7 of 9

Library Restoration

Box 7 of 9

Publications, 1987-1988

Box 7 of 9

Policy - Plant Exchange

Box 7 of 9

Projects, Office of Horticulture

Box 7 of 9

Project Submittal Request

Box 7 of 9

Programs and Activities

Box 7 of 9

Program Review

Box 7 of 9

Program Reports (Freudenheim)

Box 7 of 9

Proposals

Box 7 of 9

Policy - Plant Removal

Box 7 of 9

Policy - Plant Collection Management

Box 7 of 9

Quadrangle Council

Box 7 of 9

Quadrangle Progress Reports

Box 7 of 9

Quarterly Meetings

Box 7 of 9

Records and Accessioning

Box 7 of 9

Recruitment

Box 7 of 9

Trees of Christmas, 1989

Box 7 of 9

Blair House

Box 7 of 9

Purchases - Marine Systems Laboratory (MSL) Project

Box 7 of 9

Product Development and Licensing

Box 7 of 9

Box 8

Secretary Ripley

Box 8 of 9

Orchid Brochure (Draft)

Box 8 of 9

OH Library

Box 8 of 9

Proposals and Funding

Box 8 of 9

Gude Associates, Inc.

Box 8 of 9

Art Deco Society

Box 8 of 9

Audit

Box 8 of 9

Budget, 1990

Box 8 of 9

Management Analysis Office (MAO) Inquiry

Box 8 of 9

OH Docent Program

Box 8 of 9

Internships

Box 8 of 9

West Balcony

Box 8 of 9

Smithson Society Grant - Freeze-Drying Machine

Box 8 of 9

Computer Equipment Needs

Box 8 of 9

Freer Courtyard

Box 8 of 9

Turf Program

Box 8 of 9

Cold Storage Space for Slides

Box 8 of 9

Great Expectations/First City National Bank

Box 8 of 9

Carpenter Greenhouse

Box 8 of 9

Greenhouse-Nursery Division (GND) Construction

Box 8 of 9

Environmental Control

Box 8 of 9

GND Security

Box 8 of 9

GND Safety

Box 8 of 9

GND Utilities

Box 8 of 9

Greenhouse Tours

Box 8 of 9

Haupt Garden

Box 8 of 9

Hirshhorn Garden

Box 8 of 9

Funds for Horticulture Film

Box 8 of 9

Interior Plant Program

Box 8 of 9

Management Checklist

Box 8 of 9

Furnishing Collections

Box 8 of 9

Loan Policy - Orchid Collection

Box 8 of 9

Mechanical Village

Box 8 of 9

Mary Livingston Ripley Garden

Box 8 of 9

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Representatives

Box 8 of 9

Budget, FY 1991

Box 8 of 9

Manhour Production

Box 8 of 9

Staff Meeting Minutes

Box 8 of 9

Expenses for "A Victorian Horticultural Extravaganza"

Box 8 of 9

Frances Jones Poetker

Box 8 of 9

Lecture - Persian Miniature Paintings, Freer Gallery of Art, 4/2/1969

Box 8 of 9

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden at Bloemendaal

Box 8 of 9

Little, Brown and Company

Box 8 of 9

Longwood Gardens

Box 8 of 9

M. Finkel and Daughter

Box 8 of 9

Linden Tree

Box 8 of 9

Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum

Box 8 of 9

Maryland Orchid Society

Box 8 of 9

Melwood Horticultural Training Center

Box 8 of 9

Meridian House International

Box 8 of 9

Mills, Nick (Conover and Company)

Box 8 of 9

Morris Arboretum

Box 8 of 9

National Archives

Box 8 of 9

Mount Vernon Ladies Association

Box 8 of 9

National Arboretum

Box 8 of 9

National Aquarium in Baltimore

Box 8 of 9

National Capital Orchid Society

Box 8 of 9

National Capital Planning Commission - Save-the-Elms Task Force

Box 8 of 9

National Capital Area Federation of Garden Clubs

Box 8 of 9

National Committee for the Bicentennial of the Treaty of Paris

Box 8 of 9

National Endowment for the Arts

Box 8 of 9

National Fine Arts Associates, Inc.

Box 8 of 9

National Park Service

Box 8 of 9

National Wildflower Research Center

Box 8 of 9

New York Flower Show, 1989

Box 8 of 9

New York Flower Show - The Horticultural Society of New York, 1987

Box 8 of 9

New York Graphic Society Books

Box 8 of 9

Oak Hill

Box 8 of 9

Oakland Museum, The

Box 8 of 9

Oatlands

Box 8 of 9

Ohio Historical Society

Box 8 of 9

Ohio State University

Box 8 of 9

Old Annapolis Towne Garden Club

Box 8 of 9

O'Neil, Sunny

Box 8 of 9

Olmsted Study, 1977

Box 8 of 9

Paul Eche Poinsettias

Box 8 of 9

Peace Garden Project

Box 8 of 9

Professional Grounds Management Society

Box 8 of 9

Price-Pabst Enterprises, Inc.

Box 8 of 9

Rockwood Museum

Box 8 of 9

Royal Botanic Gardens

Box 8 of 9

Scarsdale Historical Society

Box 8 of 9

Society of American Florists

Box 8 of 9

Stewart Orchids

Box 8 of 9

Susquehanna Orchid Society

Box 8 of 9

Talbot County Historical Society

Box 8 of 9

Traceries

Box 8 of 9

University of the District of Columbia - Loan of Plants, 1982

Box 8 of 9

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Box 8 of 9

University of Pennsylvania

Box 8 of 9

University of Vermont

Box 8 of 9

Virginia Cooperative Extension Service

Box 8 of 9

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Box 8 of 9

Wamsler, Honore

Box 8 of 9

Washington Antique Show

Box 8 of 9

Washington Craft Show

Box 8 of 9

Washington Flower and Garden Show

Box 8 of 9

Box 9

Wave Hill, Bronx, New York

Box 9 of 9

Weiss Group, Teleflora Presentation, August 1, 1987

Box 9 of 9

White House - Preservation Office

Box 9 of 9

Wichita Art Association, Inc.

Box 9 of 9

Willow Brook Garden Club

Box 9 of 9

Wilmington Garden Center

Box 9 of 9

Arthur Gilbert Wright Memorial Fund

Box 9 of 9

Baltimore Museum of Art, 1989

Box 9 of 9

Atwater Kent Museum, 1988-1989 (5 folders)

Box 9 of 9

General Correspondence, 1983-1988 (3 folders)

Box 9 of 9

Grants and Risk Management, Office of, 1985-1988

Box 9 of 9

Greenhouse-Nursery Division, 1987

Box 9 of 9

Grounds Management Division, 1986-1988 (3 folders)

Box 9 of 9

Proposed Greenhouse-Nursery Operation - Belmont

Box 9 of 9

Proposed Greenhouse-Nursery Operation - Anacostia

Box 9 of 9

Proposed Greenhouse-Nursery Operation - Glendale Plant Introduction Station

Box 9 of 9

Proposed Greenhouse-Nursery Operation - Front Royal, National Zoological Park (NZP)

Box 9 of 9

Proposed Greenhouse-Nursery Operation - Poplar Point

Box 9 of 9
Oversize

National Air and Space Museum Restaurant Addition Site Plan Blueprints [from Box 4, Correspondence, January 1984]

Oversize