Ghillean T. Prance records 1963-1988.


Ghillean T. Prance records 1963-1988.

Collection documents Prance's association with the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) and the research and administrative work he performed as Director of the Institute for Tropical Botany and and Senior Vice President for Science.

35 boxes (19.2 linear ft.)

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