Records, 1888-1939.

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New York Botanical Garden. Office of the Director and Secretary of the Board of Managers. Records, 1888-1939.

Records, 1888-1939.

Records consist of correspondence and memoranda including some printed ephemera. Maps, plans, and blueprints of the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) are predominantly derived from the tenure of Nathaniel Lord Britton (1859-1934) as Director-in-Chief, 1896-1929, and Secretary of the Board of Managers, 1895-1929, and include some Britton correspondence after his retirement, 1929-1934. Scattered throughout the records is a small quantity of correspondence from Britton's successors as Chief Executive and Secretary: Elmer Drew Merrill, Marshall Avery Howe, and Henry de la Montagne, Business Manager, Assistant Director, and Secretary.

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