Knowledge, truth, and service : the New York Botanical Garden, 1891-1980 (Book, 2007) [Iona College Libraries]
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Knowledge, truth, and service : the New York Botanical Garden, 1891-1980

Author: Harry M Dunkak
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry M Dunkak
ISBN: 9780761838395 0761838392 9780761838401 0761838406
OCLC Number: 156822440
Notes: Iona College Libraries notes:
Iona College faculty author.
Description: xii, 122 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: History of gardens --
History of the Bronx River area --
Foundation --
Early history --
Developments down to the Depression --
The Depression years --
World War II --
Fiftieth anniversary celebration --
Post World War II years --
Growth and environment issues --
The conservatory, library, herbarium --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Harry M. Dunkak.
Local System Bib Number:
272294
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This small volume is not only a history of the establishment and growth of the New York Botanical Garden; it also provides an interesting perspective on the parallel history of the New York City area Read more...

 
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