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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.

Other Manuscripts Related to Gardens or Botany

There are a great many other manuscripts, especially diaries or letters, that mention flowers, gardening,  etc.that can be found using the SCRC Database.

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Useful Subject Headings

  • garden
  • flower
  • landscap (this will capture both landscape and landscaping)
  • botan (this will capture both botany and botanical)