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Botany Libraries Collections

The Harvard University Herbaria house five comprehensive, non-circulating research libraries that are managed collectively as the Botany Libraries. The combined collections are rich repositories of rare books, manuscripts, field notes, and historical correspondence, as well as current monographs, journals and electronic media.

The Libraries support the academic and research interests of the faculty, researchers, staff and students of the Harvard University Herbaria and are open to an international community of scholars.


Library of the Arnold Arboretum


Farlow Reference Library
of Cryptogamic Botany


Library of the Gray Herbarium


Economic Botany Library
of Oakes Ames


Oakes Ames Orchid Library


Botany Libraries Archives

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Last updated May 2013
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