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Natural History (10 collections)

  • Chester County History Center – Lewis White Williams Diary Collection

    Chester County History Center – Lewis White Williams Diary Collection

    The two digitized diaries of Lewis White Williams consist of 102 scanned pages and date from July to August of 1857. Found within the diaries are more

  • Chester County History Center – William Darlington Letterpress Copybook

    Chester County History Center – William Darlington Letterpress Copybook

    The digitized copybook of William Darlington consists of 170 scanned pages and dates from 1845 to 1851. Found within the bound volume are handwritten ink-on-paper transcriptions more

  • New Castle Public Library – Cascade Park

    New Castle Public Library – Cascade Park

    Cascade Park is a former amusement park which now serves as a recreational nature park; it is located 2 ½ miles from downtown New Castle in more

  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Louise Bush-Brown Image Collection

    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Louise Bush-Brown Image Collection

    This collection documents the history of the Neighborhood Garden Association of Philadelphia founded in 1953 by noted horticulturist, activist, author and educator Louise Bush-Brown. The images more

  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Philadelphia Flower Show Collection

    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Philadelphia Flower Show Collection

    This collection consists of documentation related to the Philadelphia Flower Show from 1829 to the present including tickets, advertisements, posters and high-quality photographs to exhibits and more

  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Philadelphia Garden Photographs, 1900-1940: 1. Garden Club of Philadelphia

    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Philadelphia Garden Photographs, 1900-1940: 1. Garden Club of Philadelphia

    The Garden Club of Philadelphia was established in 1904 by Mrs. J. Willis Martin and Miss Ernestine Goodman to promote an interest in gardens, their design, more

  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Philadelphia Garden Photographs, 1900-1940: 2. John C. Wister Collection

    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Philadelphia Garden Photographs, 1900-1940: 2. John C. Wister Collection

    The noted scholar, horticulturist, and landscape architect John Caspar Wister (1887-1982) focused on eastern Pennsylvanian climate and ecology through his work as first director of both more

  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Philadelphia Garden Photographs, 1900-1940: 3. PHS Collection Portfolios

    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – Philadelphia Garden Photographs, 1900-1940: 3. PHS Collection Portfolios

    This collection is comprised of photographic images documenting designed landscapes both private and public in and around Philadelphia. Digitized materials include early-twentieth century views of private, more

  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – PHS Archives Digital Image Collection

    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society – PHS Archives Digital Image Collection

    This collection documents activities and projects undertaken by or in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society from its inception in 1827 to the 21st Century (apart more

  • State Library of Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Conservation and Science

    State Library of Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Conservation and Science

    Items related to the care, management and supervision of natural resources in order to preserve and protect them through prudent management. General and specific topical texts more