Kentucky Botanic Garden papers, 1927-1950

Descriptive Summary

Title
Kentucky Botanic Garden papers, 1927-1950
Creator
Kentucky Botanic Garden.
Extent
1 volume, ca. 218 pieces.
Subjects
Kentucky Botanic Garden.
Botanical gardens--Kentucky--Lexington.
Horticulture--Kentucky--Lexington.
Clippings.
Lists.
Programs
Arrangement
Unarranged.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Kentucky Botanic Garden was established on the University of Kentucky campus in 1927. It was planned by a group of interested citizens, not directly associated with the University of Kentucky, as a botanical museum of Kentucky, featuring native species of plants.
Scope and Content
These are the papers of the Kentucky Botanic Garden, dating from 1927-1950. Included are correspondence, clippings, financial records, lists of donated plants, programs, and radio addresses about the garden.

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