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The Archives of American Gardens, housed in the Smithsonian's Horticulture Services Division, includes a collection of approximately 60,000 photographic images and records that document historic and contemporary gardens throughout the United States. The images, which show views from colonial times to the present, include a considerable range of garden features such as furniture and ornamentation, as well as all manner of design styles.

The nucleus of the Archives is the Garden Club of America Collection. Other collections include photographs, plans, and office files documenting the work of landscape architects Thomas Warren Sears, Perry Wheeler, and Robert M. Fletcher; publisher and horticulturist Dr. J. Horace McFarland; the Lewis and Valentine Nursery of Long Island, NY; and the Horticulture Services Division's own artifacts and activities.

The follwoing is a list of major collections from AAG cataloged in Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS):

 
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Post Green Hills 1996.
1 folder+ 2 35 mm. slides.

Post Park 1989-1995.
1 folder+ 2 35 mm. slides.

Post Village 1991-1997.
1 folder+ 7 35 mm. slides.

Post Vinings 1991-1997.
1 folder+ 6 35 mm. slides.

Prairie Garden 2003-2004.
1 folder+ 16 35 mm. slides.

Prin Hall 2002
1 folder+ 5 35 mm. slides.

Private Garden 2002.
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides.

Procter & Gamble Company International Headquarters Garden 1984-1985.
1 folder+ 94 35 mm. slides.

Quail Hollow 2001.
1 folder+ 16 35 mm. slides.

Quarryhill Botanical Garden 1988 to 1995
1 folder+ 6 35 mm. slides.

Randolph Smith Gardens 1960
1 folder+ 2 35 mm. slides.

Raoulwood 2001.
1 folder+ 5 35 mm. slides.

Ravenwood 1999.
1 folder+ 15 35 mm. slides.

Rawlings Garden 2002.
1 folder+ 6 35 mm. slides.

Reams All‘ee 2000-2001.
1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides; 1 photoprint.

Red Mill Farm 1998.
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides.

Reflections ca 1960.
2 folders+ 1 8 X10 photoprint, 1 slide, and 1 color transparency.

Retired Lawn 1999
1 folder+ 1 35 mm. slide.

Richland Plantation 1999-2000.
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides.

Ridgewood, ca. 1960.
1 folder+ 2 mounted transparencies and 1 8x10 photoprint.

Ridout House Garden 1953
1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides.

Riegel Garden ca. 1930.
1 folder+ 3 glass lantern slides.

Rienzi 1985.
2 folders+ 27 35 mm. slides.

River Farm ca. 1930-1985.
2 folders+ 3 glass lantern slides and 10 35 mm. slides.

River Gallery Sculpture Garden 2000.
1 folder+ 8 35 mm. slides.

Riverlands, 1995 - 2000.
1 folder 17 35 mm. slides.

Riverview 1996.
1 folder+ 20 35 mm. slides.

Robert M. Fletcher Collection, ca. 1979-1995.
Fletcher, Robert M., d. 1995
268 35-mm slides (col.).

Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny 1984-1995.
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides.

Robert Worth Bingham Garden 1919 to 1970
1 folder+ 5 35 mm. slides.

Roberts Garden 1930-1989.
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides.

Robin's Nest 2001.
1 folder+ 6 35 mm. slides.

Rochambeau House 1952-2000.
3 folders+ 33 35 mm. slides.

Roche Collection, ca. 1954-1970.
Roche, John and Mary Alice, photographers
62 photoprints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
33 transparencies : col. ; 4 x 5 in.
1 transparency : col. ; 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.
17 35 mm. slides : col. ; 35 mm.

Rockledge ca 1960.
1 folder+ 2 8 X10 photoprints.

Rockledges, ca. 1960.
1 folder+ 1 8x10 photoprint.

Rockmere 2002.
1 folder+ 7 35 mm. slides.

Rockwood Museum 1845-1989.
1 folder+ 15 photonegatives, 9 photoprints, 10 35 mm. slides.

Rocky Crest 2003.
1 folder+ 3 35mm. slides.

Ropsley ca. 1930-1957.
1 folder+ 8 35 mm. slides.

Rose Court 2001.
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides.

Rose Cove ca. 1925.
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides.

Rose Hill ca.1930-1980.
1 folder+ 5 glass lantern slides.

Rose Meadows 2004.
1 folder+ 13 35 mm. slides.

Rosegate 1988-1999.
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides.

Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum 1990-1998
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides.

Rumson Hill 1930-1990.
2 folders+ 11 35 mm. and glass slides.

Rural Life Museum 1987.
1 folder+ 23 35 mm. slides.

Ruth Moore Garden 1964-1967.
2 folders+ 1 photoprint and 1 mounted transparency.

Ryan Garden 1900.
1 folder+ 14 35 mm. slides.

Rynwood 1929-2002.
2 folders+ 42 35 mm. slides.

Saltonstall Garden 1988-1998.
1 folder+ 13 35 mm. slides.

Salubrity Hall ca. 1930.
1 folder+ 6 35 mm. slides.

Sand Hill 1989-2004.
1 folder+ 14 35 mm. slides; 1 photoprint.

Sandy Point 1996-2004.
1 folder+ 14 35 mm. slides.

Schreiber Garden 2005.
1 folder+ 19 35 mm. slides.

Scott Garden 1987-1989.
2 folders+ 23 35 mm. slides.

Scott Garden 1994
1 folder+ 8 35 mm. slides.

Scrivelsby 1919-1996.
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides.

Sea Oats 2003.
1 folder+ 6 35 mm. slides.

Sea Thrift 1998-2001.
1 folder+ 36 35 mm. slides.

Seavern Garden 1928-1931.
1 folder+ 18 photoprints.

Secret Garden 2003-2006.
1 folder+ 7 35 mm. slides.

Segrest Garden 2001.
1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides.

Sejjes 1999.
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides.

Selborne Farms 1917.
1 folder+ 16 photonegatives.

Seven Oaks [192-]-1929
1 folder+ 113 35 mm. slides.

Seven Oaks Park 193-?-2001.
1 folder+ 9 35 mm. slides; 2 photoprints.

Sewell Garden 2003.
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides.

Shadewell Farm 2001.
1 folder+ 7 35 mm. slides.

Shadowlawn 1992-1998.
1 folder+ 29 35 mm. slides.

Shakespeare Garden 1987 to 1996.
1 folder+ 24 35 mm. slides.

Shangri-La ca 1960.
1 folder+ 2 mounted transparencies and 3 8 X10 photoprints.

Shapiro Garden 1994-2005.
1 folder+ 11 35 mm. slides and 3 photoprints.

Sheffield Garden 2000-2001.
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides.

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum 1999.
1 folder+ 8 35 mm. slides.

Shirley Plantation ca.1930-1999.
3 folders+ 40 35 mm. slides, 8 photoprints, and 13 glass lantern slides.

Shirley Williams Gibson Garden 2005.
1 folder+ 4 35 mm. slides and 3 photoprints.

Short Glade Farm 1997
1 folder+ 20 35 mm. slides.

Siler Garden 1996
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides.

Simonds Garden 2000-2001.
1 folder+ 13 35 mm. slides.

Skipton ca. 1930.
1 folder+ 4 35 mm. slides.

Slocum Seaside Garden, 2001.
1 folder 16 35 mm. slides.

Small Garden 2002.
1 folder+ 6 35 mm. slides.

Smith Garden 1930.
1 folder+ 8 glass lantern slides.

Smith's Fort Plantation 1930.
1 folder+ 2 glass lantern slides.

Snow Hill 1953-1997.
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides.

Somes Meadow 1994-2005.
1 folder+ 13 35 mm. slides.

Sorensen Garden 1987-1990.
2 folders+ 16 35 mm. slides.

Spring Brook Farm ca. 1930.
1 folder+ 4 glass lantern slides.

Square House 1930-1995.
2 folders+ 1 glass lantern slide, 8 35 mm. slides.

St. Amour 1918-1941.
1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides.

St. Andrew's Dune Church 2002.
1 folder+ 4 35 mm. slides.

St. Goar Garden 1990
1 folder+ 9 35 mm. slides.

Sterling Forest Gardens ca. 1960-1985.
3 folders+ 2 transparencies; 2 negatives; 5 photoprints; 3 35 mm. slides.

Steves Garden 1998
1 folder+ 19 35 mm. slides.

Stillwater 2002.
1 folder+ 9 35 mm. slides.

Stillwood 2003.
1 folder+ 5 35 mm. slides.

Stone Acres 1994-1999.
1 folder+ 15 35 mm. slides.

Stoney Lodge 2004.
1 folder+ 6 35 mm. slides.

Stonybrooke 1999.
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides.

Storksnest 1998-2002.
1 folder+ 14 35 mm. slides.

Stout Garden 1920-1955.
2 folders+ 3 35 mm. slides and 8 photoprints.

Stratford Hall Plantation ca.1930-1987.
1 folder+ 9 glass lantern slides and 23 35 mm. slides.

Summer Duck Wood 1998
1 folder+ 12 digital images.

Sunken Garden ca 1960.
1 folder+ 2 8 X10 photoprints.

Sunnie-Holme ca. 1930.
2 folders+ 27 images: 11 glass lantern slides; photoprints from postcards; photoprints from glass plate negatives.

Sunnybrook ca. 1930-1938.
3 folders+ 15 35 mm. slides and 9 photoprints.

Sutphin Garden 1997-2003.
2 folders+ 19 35 mm. slides; 5 photographs

Swan House 1939-1984
1 folder+ 15 35 mm. slides.

Tall Pines 1999.
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides.

Tan Hill Farm 2004.
1 folder+ 20 35 mm. slides.

Tatterdemalion 1997-1999
1 folder+ 29 35 mm. slides.

Taylor Garden 1995-1996.
1 folder+ 20 35 mm. slides.

T.C. Whitmarsh-Lammert Garden 1998
1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides.

Templeton 1983-1999.
2 folders+ 11 35 mm. slides.

Tench Cox Garden 1997.
1 folder+ 9 35-mm slides.

Terrace Hill 1930
1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides.

Teviot Farm 1993-1994.
2 folders+ 22 35 mm. slides; 15 negatives.

Thadeus Burr Homestead ca. 1930.
1 folder+ 2 glass lantern slides.

The Anchorage 1985-2005.
1 folder+ 7 35 mm. slides.

The Arbors, 1910 - 2001.
1 folder+ 7 35 mm. slides.

The Barber Garden 2003.
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides.

The Brumder Garden 2001.
1 folder+ 9 35 mm. slides.

The Chimneys Collection, 1903-1985
Weems, Katharine Lane, 1899-1989
5.6 linear ft.

The Concrete Jungle 2002.
1 folder+ 13 35 mm. slides.

The Cottage Garden 2004.
1 folder+ 7 35 mm. slides.

The Driftwood Garden 2003.
1 folder+ 14 35 mm. slides.

The Everts' Garden, 1991-2001.
1 folder 16 35 mm. slides.

The Fisken Garden 2002.
1 folder+ 11 35 mm. slides.

The Garden House 2002.
1 folder+ 9 35 mm. slides.

The Gardener's Cottage 1910-1999.
1 folder+ 7 35 mm. slides.

The Gardens at River High ca. 1950-2004.
1 folder+ 35 35 mm. slides and 4 8x10 prints.

The Gates 2001.
1 folder+ 2 35 mm. slides.

The Gazebo Garden 1999.
1 folder+ 2 35 mm. slides.

The Grange ca. 1930.
1 folder+ 2 35 mm. slides.

The Gundy 1999.
2 folders+ 24 35 mm. slides.

The Harborage ca. 1890-2003.
1 folder+ 18 35 mm. slides.

The Highlands ca. 1930.
1 folder+ 5 glass lantern slides and 7 35 mm. slides.

The In and Out Garden 2003.
1 folder+ 4 35 mm. slides.

The John C. Klein Property, 2002.
1 folders+ 6 35 mm. slides.

The Jones' Wood Garden 2001-2003.
1 folder+ 13 35 mm. slides.

The Kiernan Garden Designed by Michael Donnally 2002.
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides.

The Lee Garden 2001.
1 folder+ 14 35 mm. slides.

The Lewis Garden 1999.
1 folder+ 4 35 mm. slides.

The Merrill House 1928-1980.
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides and 4 photoprints

The Merwick Unit of the Medical Center at Princeton, 1930 - 2000.
1 folder 5 35 mm. slides.

The Miller's House 1998.
1 folder+ 8 35 mm. slides.

The Moorings 1935-2002.
1 folders+ 2 35 mm. slides.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1993
1 folder+ 8 35 mm. slides.

The Oaks ca. 1930.
1 folder+ 9 glass lantern slides.

The Old House 1930-1998
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides.

The Olin and Ann Barrett Garden 2004.
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides.

The Park House 193-?-2001.
1 folder+ 6 35 mm. slides.

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County 1982.
1 folder+ 5 35 mm. slides.

The Rainbow Garden 2000-2001.
1 folder+ 19 35 mm. slides.

The Ravine House 1990-1999
1 folder+ 11 35 mm. slides.

The Rion Garden 2001-2004
1 folder+ 12 35 mm. slides.

The Rowley House, ca. 1960.
1 folder+ 13 mounted transparencies and 2 8x10 photographs.

The Schmitz Garden, 1975-2002.
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides.

The Schoolhouse 2002.
1 folder+ 8 35 mm. slides.

The Squirrels ca. 1930-1998.
2 folders+ 1 glass lantern slide and 20 35 mm. slides.

The Studio 2001-2003.
2 folders+ 11 35 mm. slides.

The Susanne Nourse Blair Three Climate Garden 1982-1998.
2 folders+ 31 35 mm. slides and 10 color photoprints.

The Tennis Court Garden 2001.
1 folder+ 13 35 mm. slides.

 

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