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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


Construction update: Where did our Library go?

18 June 2019

As we move into the final phase of the HVAC system renovation, we're pretty sure our Library is somewhere under the plastic and scaffolding. However, our intrepid librarians, Charlotte A. Tancin and Jeannette McDevitt, soldier on amid the construction with temporary quarters in the Strandell Room. In this series of photographs Graphics Manager Frank A. Reynolds takes us on a tour of our Library.

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About the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, a research division of Carnegie Mellon University, specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation. To this end, the Institute acquires and maintains authoritative collections of books, plant images, manuscripts, portraits and data files, and provides publications and other modes of information service. The Institute meets the reference needs of botanists, biologists, historians, conservationists, librarians, bibliographers and the public at large, especially those concerned with any aspect of the North American flora.

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