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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.
Special Collections Research Center Access Tools :There are a variety of tools available to guide you in finding materials in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) including video tutorials. Don't forget that you also may come into the SCRC in person and consult with the staff member on duty for guidance.
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.
Mss 65 Sk3, includes numerous items relating to the garden at Prestwould, the Skipwith family home, and to Lady Jean Skipwith, including garden notes (box 21, folder 32); Lady Jean Skipwithi's notes on shrubs, trees, and flowers (box 23, folder 4); and a manuscript volume with notes on gardening (box 25, folder 3)