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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


Summer hours

19 June 2018

During July and August the Institute will be closing to the public in the afternoon. Effective 1 July 2018, our business hours will be Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–noon. Access to the collections is by appointment only. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

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.

Media Contact:
Scarlett T. Townsend