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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


Armorial bindings, album of Malaysian plants and three Linnaeus catalogs added to site

2 December 2021

Assistant Librarian Jeannette McDevitt continues examining the armorial bindings in our Library collection with a look at non-royal examples. Curator of Art Lugene Bruno recounts the history of a recently donated album of Malaysian plants. Librarian Charlotte Tancin explores three catalogs in our Strandell Collection of Linnaeana.

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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