Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Website Records, 2012-2017
This accession consists of one website and two blogs maintained by Smithsonian Gardens. Smithsonian Gardens is located within Smithsonian Facilities.
The Smithsonian Gardens blog, hosted on WordPress, was captured on May 31, 2017. It provides a behind the scenes look at the Smithsonian Institution's gardens and horticulture-related collections and exhibitions. The blog launched in February 2012.
The "Community of Gardens" website, crawled April 19, 2017, 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. Due to technical issues, some image content is missing from this accession.
The "Community of Gardens" blog, hosted on Tumblr, was crawled on May 31, 2017. It serves as an additional access point for much of the content contributed through the "Community of Gardens" 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
- Community of Gardens (Website)
- Community of Gardens (Blog)
- Tumblr (Electronic resource)
- WordPress (Electronic resource)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-192, Smithsonian Facilities, Website Records