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State and Local Floras
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184
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101,480
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The LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden digitized a select group of books and journals from its holdings of significant floras of state and local regions. Works were chosen mainly from two bibliographies on the subject; one by Nathaniel Lord Britton, A list of state and local floras of the United States and British America. New York: 1890; and the other by Alice C. Atwood, State and local floras. Washington, D.C.: Wild Flower Preservation Society, 1930. Digitization for...
New York State Natural History
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112
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84,738
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The LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden digitized a select group of books and journals from the Library’s holdings that relate mostly to the natural history and landscape development of New York City and State. Featured in this collection are works on the flowering and non-flowering plant life of many towns and counties of New York State and early and rare guides to street trees, parks and the developed landscape and roadways of New York City’s boroughs. Several...
New York Botanical Garden, Diatom Research
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123
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58,689
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The LuEsther T. Mertz Library of The New York Botanical Garden has digitized a group of materials relating to diatom research. Diatoms are a major group of algae and one of the most common types of phytoplankton. Notable items in this sub collection: the Atlas der Diatomaceen-Kunde by Adolf Schmidt, a basic work in the field of diatom micropaleontology that is almost inaccessible to the profession, because of its rarity and its bulk. These works were published in Leipzig starting in 1874 and...
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This collection consists of the digitized correspondence of John Torrey, a prominent 19th century botanist.