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Seed Catalogs Collection (1924-2000)

Identifier: SpC MS 0458

Scope and Contents

A collection of seed catalogs from around the United States, with a few from Japan, Canada, Germany, and Scotland. The majority date from the 1930s and 1940s.


  • Creation: 1924-2000
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1930s-1940s

Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.


2 linear feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials



Arranged alphabetically by the name of each seed company.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Items appear to have been donated by Iva M. Burgess of the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, Orono, Maine.

Related Materials

Researchers interested in this collection may also want to access SpC MS 1737, Seed Catalogs, 1834-1920.

Guide to the Seed Catalogs Collection (1924-2000)
Box And Folder List Available
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States