Mark Catesby’s The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Kroch Library, Division of Rare & Manuscript Collections, Reference Room, Level 2B Olin Library, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Explore rare botanical books from the Library’s History of Science Collections in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections. Professor of Horticulture Don Rakow will host a special viewing of the 1731 edition of Mark Catesby’s work to address viewer questions about this seminal publication in the history of science. Other treasures from the Library’s Rare and manuscript Division will also be on view.

Public gallery hours: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; closed Sunday

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Event Type

Special Event

Departments

Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Kroch Library, Department of Horticulture

Tags

CALScomm, reunion, Mann, Cornell University Library, CUL, flora, RMC, Books, natural history, plant science, Catesby

Website

http://rmc.library.cornell.edu

Contact E-Mail

rareref@cornell.edu

Contact Phone

(607) 255-3530

Speaker

Don Rakow

Speaker Affiliation

Department of Horticulture

Disability Access Information

https://www.library.cornell.edu/services/disability

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Alumni and friends

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