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Guide to the Horticultural Society of New York Records
1811-circa 2010 (bulk, 1900-circa 2010)
 MS 3033

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Joseph Ditta, Marybeth Kavanagh, & Larry Weimer.

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Horticultural Society of New York records
Dates [inclusive]: 1811-circa 2010 (bulk, 1900-circa 2010)
Abstract: Records of the still-active Horticultural Society of New York, founded in 1900 "to collect and diffuse information on all topics relating to the culture of plants" and "to stimulate the knowledge and love of horticulture." Sponsors of the International Flower Show (1910-1970), Bryant Park Flower Show (1960s-1970s), New York Flower Show (1985-1996), and various educational and beautification programs throughout New York City.
Quantity: 119.29 Linear feet in 110 boxes of various sizes, 108 volumes, and a drawer of oversize material.
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Call Phrase: MS 3033