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Botany and Gardening Resources in the Special Collections Research Center

This is a guide to the rare books, periodicals, and manuscripts for the study of botany, horticulture, flowers, gardens, and gardening in the Special Collections Research Center.

Periodicals

NOTE: We do have a virtually full run of both The Botanical magazine and Curtis's botanical magazine, beginning with 1787, and our copies are generally in very fine shape with excellent color illustrations. 

The Botanical magazine, or, Flower-garden displayed / by William Curtis.
Call Number: QK1 .C981 (1787-1800)
Publication Date: 1790-1800

Curtis's botanical magazine, or, Flower-garden displayed / by John Sims.
Call Number: QK1 .C981 (1801-1844)
Publication Date: 1801-1844

Garden companion and florists' guide.
Call Number: SB1 .G285
Publication Date: 1852

The Florist and horticultural journal.
Call Number: SB1 .F42
Publication Date: 1852-1855

The Thomsonian recorder, or impartial advocate of botanic medicine, and the principles which govern the Thomsonian practice.
Call Number: RV1 .T4 (1832-1837)
Publication Date: 1832-1837

Seedsmans' Catalog