Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry These records document the administrative activities of the Office of Plant Service (OPlantS), Horticulture Services Division. Materials include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to greenhouse construction; Smithsonian grounds maintenance; outgoing loans, grants, and gifts; slide collections; contracts with private companies and individuals; docent and internship assignments; special events in the Haupt Garden; OPlantS five year budget planning; and safety issues. Also includes correspondence on the Blair House, National Park Service, Garden Club of America, and Festival of American Folklife, as well as Design and Construction sketches and landscape drawings, minutes of meetings, and various notes.
Litchfield Historical Society
Consists of two maps of Wild Garden; photographs of Sanctum events (a men's club) and Camp Onaway; records relating to the Litchfield Wild Garden Association, the White Memorial Foundation, and others; a Board Members manual of the Public Health Nursing Association of Litchfield, Conn., and other material -- Topics represented include conservation of natural resources
Maine Historical Society
Scrapbook plus loose materials (in box) -- Includes newsletters ("Poet's corner"), newspaper clippings, programs, press releases, and photographs. Probably compiled by the donor, Hilda O'Flynn
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Chiefly correspondence relating to agricultural and gardening inquiries, requests for materials, dusting demonstrations, Rhode Island State College Agricultural Experiment Station and Agricultural and Home Economics Extension Service, organizations with which Christopher was affiliated such as Rhode Island Fruit Growers Association and George Washington Bicentennial Commission, family matters, and other subjects; and invoices, orders, and pamphlets concerning products offered by commercial firms. Correspondents include George Edward Adams, Richard M. Bowen, Roger B. Corbett, and U.S. and Canadian departments of agriculture
Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing (CLAMS)
The collection consists of meeting minutes, membership records, financial records, a journal and calendar, and articles and clippings
Historical Society of Delaware
Diaries (typescript) including topics relating to religion, gardening, the Bradford family, and life in Wilmington
Essex Institute
Capt. Joseph Lee's (1744-1831) papers (1796-1831) contain correspondence, financial papers, drawings of hulls and ship decorations, and miscellaneous materials, chiefly documenting his business activities as shipbuilder, including information concerning vessels built for such clients as Thomas H. Perkins and Ropes, Pickman & Co.; and correspondence (ca. 1809-1810) reflecting Joseph's joint investments with his son, Henry Lee (1782-1867), in trade with Calcutta, India, farming, and his distaste of Napoleon I and the possibility of a war with Great Britain in 1811
Lynn Historical Society
Correspondence, deeds and property records, receipts, scrapbooks, lectures, account book, and other papers, chiefly relating to John Newhall, Sr., John Newhall, Jr., and Nathaniel Newhall -- Includes correspondence pertaining to the Quakers and Massachusetts Militia prior to the Civil War; letter from John B. Newhall, Burlington, Iowa, to George Mulliken, in Lynn, encouraging him to move west; scrapbooks containing European travel articles by Wilbur F. Newhall, sketches of Saugus, Mass., by Benjamin F. Newhall, and gardening notes; lectures by James R. Newhall, local historian; and account book of Jacob Newhall, containing tax collector's records for the town of Saugus
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence (1900-1932), diaries (1879-1938), and typescript of reports of American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (1886), relating to Hall's missionary work at Fort Berthold Indian Mission (1876-1930); together with Indian language dictionaries (Arikara, Mandan, Hidatsa, and Pawnee) (1878-1908), phrase notebooks, and translations of Bible passages and hymns. Subjects include weather conditions, school and church attendance, gardening, fund raising, translating, and oil paintings
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Minutes, membership lists, financial information, and newspaper clippings