Adopted Books

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Cover of Colour in My Garden

Colour in My Garden

By Louise Beebe Wilder; iIlustrated in color by Anna Winegar. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page, 1918.

Adopted on July 23, 2020 by Smithsonian Colleagues in celebration of Laura Gobbi and gratitude for how she taught us to love the natural world.

Cover of Life Processes

Life Processes

By William L. Staley. New York City: The author, c1934.

Adopted on February 23, 2020 by Jacqueline Vossler in honor of Jeffrey Vossler

The biology of freshwater wetlands- Cover photo

The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands

By Arnold G. van der Valk. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Adopted on February 14, 2020 by Jim and Mary Neal

Cover of The Curious History of the Bulb Vase

The Curious History of the Bulb Vase

By Patricia Coccoris. Birmingham: Cortex Design, 2012.

Adopted on February 14, 2020 by Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board In celebration of Mary Augusta Thomas's decades of service to the Smithsonian Libraries.

Design for an interior from Raume und Menschen

Räume und Menschen

By Aug. Trueb. Stuttgart: W. Hädecke, 1923.

Adopted on February 8, 2020 by Jacqueline Vossler In honor of Jennifer Bracchi and Elizabeth Broman

Frontispiece and title page of the "Skillful housewife's book"

The Skillful Housewife's Book

By L. G. Abell. New York: R.T. Young, 1853.

Adopted on January 31, 2020 by Rebecca & Matt Haller in honor of Claranelle Blackburn Bradbury

De pipere cubeba Cubebs

De Pipere Cubeba Dissertatio

By Carl Peter Thunberg. Upsaliæ: Excudebant Palmblad & C., 1827.

Adopted on January 16, 2020 by Kathy and Keith Boi

Sekai isshū nikki (世界一周日記)

Sekai Isshū Nikki

By Michi Nomura. Tokyo: 1908.

Adopted on December 31, 2019 by Lowell Ashley in memory of Frances Neel Cheney

The First Golden Age of Rocketry, cover

The First Golden Age of Rocketry

By Frank H. Winter. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1990.

Adopted on December 31, 2019 by Mrs. Barbara Vellmerk-Halpern and Ms. Kathrin V. Halpern In loving memory of Richard E. Halpern.

In Out Central America_front cover 2

In and Out of Central America

By Frank Vincent. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896.

Adopted on December 21, 2019 by Susan Holden Blaha