The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Lenhardt Library has received a grant award from the Illinois State Library for digitization. This grant, for uniquely held items in Illinois, allows us to digitize one-of-a-kind handwritten, nineteenth-century manuscripts for which no other copy exists. The scientific notebooks of French lily specialist Pierre Étienne Simon Duchartre will be transcribed.
Research notes, drawings, manuscripts, photographs, 1 reprint article and 1 seed packet relating to the cultivation of lilies, dated principally between 1870 and 1880. Pierre Étienne Simon Duchartre was a French botanist and one of the founders, in 1854, of the Botanical Society of France. The...
282 pages: 81% indexed, 100% transcribed
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