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Sources for Garden and Landscape Studies

Archive of American Gardens

This archive, housed in the Smithsonian Institution's Horticulture Services Division, offers landscape designers, historians, researchers, and garden enthusiasts access to a collection of approximately 60,000 photographic images and records documenting historic and contemporary American gardens.

Arnold Arboretum Archives, Harvard University

The Arboretum's Archives are a rich resource that reflect the institution's influence on botany and horticulture.

Wave Hill

Gardens in the Bronx, New York. Includes educational resources and landscape history research.

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

A research Division of Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Hunt Institute specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation.

The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens

Art galleries, library, and 150 acres of gardens in San Marino, California

Environmental Design Library at University of California, Berkeley

The Environmental Design Library is one of the premier architecture, landscape architecture, and city and regional planning libraries in North America.

Frances Loeb Libary, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

The Frances Loeb Libary holds over 250,000 volumes, and maintains subscriptions to about 1,650 periodicals. Comprehensive coverage is provided for all levels of technology and research in the design fields. The library is particularly strong in its coverage of twentieth-century architecture, city and regional planning, American domestic architecture and nineteenth-century U.S. park and cemetery design.