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Bound Herbaria Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HFLA 009

Scope and Contents

This collection contains historic bound herbaria. While most are bound in some kind of book or journal, some are in loose sheets or folders. Many of the herbaria are of plants and other specimens from Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region, but some are from elsewhere.

Dates

  • 1865-1978

Biographical / Historical

Bound herbaria are bound collections of pressed plants. These specimens would have been collected for research purposes, noting location of collection, species of plant, and other information. The herbaria in this collection were donated to Denver botanic Gardens Research department and transferred to the Helen Fowler Library Archives.

Extent

TBD Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Bound Herbaria collection contains various collections of pressed plants.

Arrangement

The materials in this collection are not arranged in any particular order except by size to maximize box space.

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Botanic Gardens, Helen Fowler Library Archives Repository