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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


Australian Botanists and Collectors manuscript

7 September 2016

A finding aid for a unique collection of biographical sketches of persons associated with Australian botany in the late 18th and 19th centuries has been added to the Web site. The collection has been digitized and is available as PDFs for downloading.

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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