Garden Club Slide Library Donated to SI

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The Garden Club of America Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens is donated to the Smithsonian. It includes over 65,000 images and is the first visual archive of American garden design to be assembled nationwide and includes over 1,000 rare, hand-painted glass lantern slides.


  • Garden Club of America
  • Office of Horticulture


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," April 1987, p. 2.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


March 9, 1987


  • Horticulture
  • Gifts
  • Libraries
  • Gardens
  • Archives
  • Slides (Photography)

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