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Gardening and botany collections

Collections in Archives & Special Collections related to gardening and botany in Alaska. The collections are in alphabetical order by creator. Click on a collection name more more detailed information about the collection.

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Gardening and botany collections

Follow the links to collection descriptions and inventories for collections relating to gardening and botany in Alaska. You can keyword search all of our collection descriptions and inventories by using the search box available at the top of each page.

Alaska Botanical Garden records; 1991-2014. HMC-1195. Records of a botanical garden in Anchorage, Alaska, including newsletters, scrapbooks, event flyers, and photographs.

Alaska Master Gardener’s newsletters; 1998-2012. EPH-0186. Newsletters of an organization established to foster, promote, and disseminate gardening information in Alaska.

Alaska Native Plant Society newsletters; 1982-2016. EPH-0188. Newsletters of an organization dedicated to studying and conserving Alaska's native plants.

Alaska Pioneer Fruit Growers newsletters; 2000-2006. EPH-0194. Newsletters of an organization that identifies fruit varieties and growing techniques suitable to Alaska and provides instruction to people interested in growing fruit in Alaska.

Alaska Rock Garden Society records; 1997-2004. EPH-0190. Newsletters of an organization dedicated to promoting the art of rock gardening in Alaska.

Alaska Rose Society newsletters; 1995-2007. EPH-0189. Newsletters of an organization that promotes the exchange of ideas, information, and experiences of rose growers and enthusiasts in Alaska.

Alaska State Federation of Garden Clubs newsletters; 1999-2002. EPH-0191. Newsletters of a statewide organization comprised of members of garden clubs in Anchorage, Eagle River, Fairbanks, and Ketchikan.

“Alaska Wild Plants and Berries” botanical specimens; circa 1963. EPH-0340. Pages of dried specimens  and description of plants and berries, primarily from Savoonga and Shishmaref.

Anchorage Garden Club records; 1942-2003. HMC-0449. Records of an organization in Anchorage dedicated to the enjoyment, study, and advancement of gardening, horticulture, landscape design, and floral design, as well as the conservation of natural resources. The records include reports, minutes, correspondence, membership records, scrapbooks, flower show records, award applications, and subject files.

Christine A. Heller papers; 1895-1982. HMC-0367. Papers of an Alaskan botanist and nutritionist, including notes, lists of plants, drawings, and publications.

Anne Nevaldine papers; circa 1996-2006. HMC-1294. Primarily photographs taken by a macro-photographer.

Frank and Verna Pratt papers; 1967-2010. HMC-1276. Primarily slides with some papers of a couple who published guides to Alaska native plants. The collection includes slides depicting Alaskan plants and gardens, as well as plant lists and resources about growing and identifying Alaskan plants.

Wildflower Garden Club records; 1973-2010. HMC-1078. Scrapbooks and yearbooks of an organization dedicated to gardening, floriculture and horticulture, conservation, and civic beautification.

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