Vilmorin-Andrieux collection

Vilmorin-Andrieux collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Vilmorin-Andrieux collection
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1700-1900
Extent: 2 folder(s) (2 volumes)
Collection Number: ms821
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The original Vilmorin-Andrieux collection was approximately 3,500 volumes that comprised the library of the commercial seed and plant firm named for two distinguished botanists, Pierre d'Andrieux (botanist to Louis XV) and Philippe Victoire Leveque de Vilmorin. The firm, which dates back into the 18th century, was operated into the 20th century by descendants of the founders who continued to build this rich collection. The collection is international in scope and consists mainly of scientific and agricultural publications.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two manuscript volumes from the famous Vilmorin-Andrieux collection. The volumes are: Observations sur les Plantes and Usages et Parties Employeés des Différents Végétaux.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Vilmorin-Audrieux collection, ms821, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11 Observations sur les Plantes
12 Usages et Parties Employeés des Différents Végétaux

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