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A herbarium is a collection of preserved plant specimens that serve as references for research in botany, ecology, climate change studies, DNA sequencing.  These specimens also serve as inspiration for artists as well.
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Reading Sarah McGrath’s May 1834 Herbarium: Botanical Study at Science Hill Female Academy - Field Book Project

Jessica C. Linker, University of Connecticut Science Hill Female Academy Records, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY. I began my professional work – exploring women’s historical relationship to scientific practice – through a quirk of geography; I grew up in the same town as Almira Lincoln Phelps, the famous nineteenth-century...
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NaturePlus: Curator of Micropalaeontology's blog: What our microfossil collection tells us about the earliest humans in Britain

NaturePlus: Curator of Micropalaeontology's blog: What our microfossil collection tells us about the earliest humans in Britain | Herbarium | Scoop.it
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Biodiversity Heritage Library: Rejuvenating Centuries' Old Botany with Phytogeography

Biodiversity Heritage Library: Rejuvenating Centuries' Old Botany with Phytogeography | Herbarium | Scoop.it
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Cleaning a specimen - by Jamie Matley

Cleaning a specimen - by Jamie Matley | Herbarium | Scoop.it
  There are times when it isn't necessary for a specimen to be re-mounted. Sometimes all the specimen sheet needs is a good cleaning.   Below you will see the process of cleaning a specim...
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Oxford University Plants 400

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BRAHMS Online exists for the distribution of Botanical Research and Herbarium Management Software (BRAHMS) and for publication of BRAHMS data directly to the web from within BRAHMS with fully customizable homepages and providing data search and report facilities.
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Mount Holyoke College LITS blog: Mount Holyoke's Herbarium: Plants of the Past

Mount Holyoke College LITS blog: Mount Holyoke's Herbarium: Plants of the Past | Herbarium | Scoop.it
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Welcome to the Victory Horticultural Library - A Portal for Historical Research

The Victory Horticultural Library is working to build a community among plant historians and enthusiasts.
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A Botanical Scrapbook

A Botanical Scrapbook | Herbarium | Scoop.it
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This is a great example of the work of a private plant collector.

 

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Home | National Cleared Leaf Collection - Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Home | National Cleared Leaf Collection - Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Herbarium | Scoop.it
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The Lost Jenks Museum of Natural History Makes a Brief Return to Brown University

The Lost Jenks Museum of Natural History Makes a Brief Return to Brown University | Herbarium | Scoop.it
In 1945, Brown University threw away a natural history museum...literally.  92 truckloads of artifacts and specimens were transported to a University dump on the banks of the Seekonk River and disc...
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Inside a Herbarium | teleskopos

Inside a Herbarium | teleskopos | Herbarium | Scoop.it
... as “a collection of preserved plants stored, catalogued and arranged systematically for study by both professional taxonomists (scientists who name plants), botanists and amateurs”, it is a working reference collection, arranged by modern...
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