Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Website Records, 2013-2015
This accession consists of two websites and a Tumblr blog maintained by the Smithsonian Gardens. The primary Smithsonian Gardens website, crawled February 3, 2015, includes information about the gardens; educational resources and opportunities; and the Smithsonian Garden's collections, including those of the Archives of American Gardens. The "Community of Gardens" website, crawled February 9, 2015, is a participatory archives to which users contribute images, stories, videos, and oral histories in order to preserve the history of gardens in the United States. The website includes information about the project, user-submitted materials, and terms and conditions. The "Community of Gardens" Tumblr blog, crawled February 10, 2015, serves as an additional access point for much of the content contributed through the website. The blog launched in November 2013. Materials are in electronic format.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Smithsonian Gardens
- Archives of American Gardens
- Community of Gardens (Website)
- Community of Gardens (Blog)
- Web sites
- Museums -- Public relations
- Museums -- Educational aspects
- Museum archives
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-164, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations, Website Records