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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


Catalogue of the Hunt Institute's Library

Hunt Institute’s Library collection is included in the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries’ online catalogue.

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Original Linnaean Dissertations

The database includes PDFs of the original Linnaean dissertations, English summaries and brief bibliographic records compiled from reference sources.

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Amor unit Plantas, engraving by an unknown engraver after an original by an unknown artist for Johan Gustaf Wahlbom (1724–1808), Sponsalia Plantarum (Uppsala, 1746), Linnaean Dissertations, Lidén no. 12, Strandell Collection of Linnaeana, HI Library. This dissertation was a commentary on chapter five of Linnaeus' Fundamenta Botanica (1736), defending his views on the sexuality of plants.