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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


New pages added to Art Department section

17 November 2017

We're pleased to add three new pages to our Art Department's Persons, Collections and Topics section: Pancrace Bessa (1772–1846), Marilena Pistoia (1933–) and Gérard van Spaendonck (1746–1822). The pages detail our holdings by each botanical artist and include biographical information.

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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Scarlett T. Townsend