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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


35(1) Bulletin published

16 May 2024

In this issue of the Bulletin Curator of Art Carrie Roy covers the opening reception for the spring exhibition, Looking Back: An International Retrospective, Part 2. Assistant Archivist Nancy L. Janda recounts the finding aids now online and new collections received. Bibliographic Assistant Linda Purdue gives an update on the B forms project. Librarian Charlotte A. Tancin announces the completion of a project to recatalogue our Strandell Collection of Linnaeana. Curator of Art Carrie Roy and Curatorial Assistant Lydia Rosenberg rediscover a box of Mexican fruit and vegetable models. Publication and Marketing Manager Scarlett T. Townsend celebrates the 60th anniversary of Huntia with the publication of the 19(2) issue and reports on the reunion of Rachel Hunt's portrait with her Savonnerie.

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.

Media Contact:
Scarlett T. Townsend