Beal Botannical Garden and Campus Plant Collection
UA.4.2.1

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Michigan State University. W.J. Beal Botanical Garden.
Title
Beal Botanical Garden and Campus Plant collection
ID
UA.4.2.1
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1961-1971
Date [inclusive]
1926-2005
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation note

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing,Michigan".

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Historical Note

The Beal Botanic Garden was started in 1873 by Professor W.J. Beal, and is the oldest continuously operated botanic garden in the United States.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection includes the annual reports of the Beal Botanic Garden and Campus Plant Collections contain general information such as plans to expand the Beal Botanic Garden in the late 1920s, Dutch Elm Disease, new plantings, and the seed exchange and labelling programs. The 1968 report contains a map and brochure of the Botanic Gardens. The 1971 report contains a rare plant list.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. W.J. Beal Botanical Garden.

Subject(s)

  • Botanical gardens

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Beal Botanical Garden guides and brochures Undated 

F.D. 1

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Annual Reports 

Volume

Published in State Board Reports 

Bd. of Ag.

1926 

1927 

1928 

1929 

Box

Unpublished 

Annual Reports

1960-1961 

1961-1962 

1962-1963 

1964-1965 

1965-1966 

1966-1967 

1968 

1969 

1970 

1971 

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