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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


Enjoy high tea with Rachel

25 January 2023

In the next phase of our project to utilize more of our own history within our space, we have set the display cases in the lobby for high tea with Rachel Hunt. Stop by to see Rachel's prized Linnaean tea set and the related items she needed for giving a high tea at her new library.

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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Scarlett T. Townsend