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Seed Catalog Collection (1834-1920)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1737

Scope and Contents

A collection of seed catalogs from a few companies in Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania, along with two issues of a periodical, Success with Flowers Magazine. All except the earliest 1834 catalog include illustrations or photographs of plant varieties and garden tools available for purchase.

Dates

  • 1834-1920

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

These items had been a part of the Special Collection Department's vertical file collection, a collection of items gathered and maintained by staff members.

Extent

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A collection of seed catalogs from a few companies in Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania, along with two issues of a periodical, Success with Flowers Magazine.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by company name.

Related Materials

Those interested in this collection may also want to consult MS 0458, Seed Catalogs Collection, 1924-2000 (bulk 1930s - 1940s).

Title
Guide to the Seed Catalog Collection (1834-1920)
Status
Box And Folder List Available
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686