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This supplemental list is arranged alphabetically by the name of the company that produced the catalog. An in-house Endnote database allows for more sophisticated searching.
Oversized Box List
Oversized Box 1 A. Schlegel - Chase BrothersCompany (Also contains Vick's bound volume.)
Oversized Box 2 Chase Brothers Company - GriffingBrothers
Oversized Box 3 H. M. Sanborn Co. - James Vick
Oversized Box 4 John Scheepers, Inc. - Northrup
Oversized Box 5 Peter Henderson Co. - Southern California Acclimatizing
Oversized Box 6 Stark Bros. - William Rennie Co.
Oversized Box 1
Vick's Flowers, Bound Volume Containing:B. K. Bliss & Sons, Autumn Catalogue 1867. Vick's Illustrated Catalogue of Hardy Bulbs, 1869. Olm Brothers Illustrated Plant Catalogue, 1870. Washburn & Co.'S Autumn Catalogue, 1870. Washburn & Co.'S Amatuer Cultivator's Guide, 1871. Peter Henderson & Co. Annual Descriptive Catalogue, 1873. Chase Bros. & Stone Descriptive Cataolgue, 1874. J. W. Adams Catalogue of Trees and Plants, Nd. C.E. Allen Spring Catalogue, 1876.
A. Schlegel. Catalogue of Garden, Grass, Field and Flower Seeds. Boston: A. Schlegel & Co.,, 1870 (Spring).
Adolph Bornemann & Co. General Price List of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs and Plants. Northampton, Massachusetts: Adolph Bornemann & Co.,, 1856 (Autumn)-1857 (Spring).
Alexander Parker. Catalogue of the Best Double Dahlias. Philadelphia: Alexander Parker, 1836.
Alneer Bro's. Seed and Plant Catalogue. Rockford, Illinois: Alneer Bro's., 1919.
American Seedtape Company, Inc. Just Plant the Tape, Pakro Seedtape for Better Gardens. New York: American Seedtape Co., 1917.
Armstrong Nurseries. Armstrong Nurseries. Ontario, California: John S. Armstrong, 1929.
Barnes Phelps & Putnam. Wholesale Trade List of the Highland Nurseries. Syracuse, New York: Barnes, Phelps & Putnam, 1855 (August).
Bash's Seed Store. Bash's Catalogue of Tested Seeds and Culture for the Farm and Garden with List of Standard Flower Seeds &Bulbs. Indianapolis, Indiana: Bash's Seed Store, 1923.
Beach Son & Co. Spring Catalogue Comprising a Complete Assortment of Flower and Vegetable Seed, Flowering Bulbs, Gladioli, Lilies, Etc. New York: Beach, Son & Co., 1875.
Beach Son & Co. Seeds, Bulbs, Plants. New York: Beach, Son & Co., 1879.
Charles A. Reeser. Innisfallen Greenhouses. Springfield, Ohio: Charles A. Reeser, 1888.
Chase Brothers Company. New England Nurseries ("with Camera and Brush"). Rochester, New York: Chase Brothers Company, 1902.Return to the Oversized Box List
Oversized Box 2
Chase Brothers Company. Chase Fruit and Flowers in Natural Colors. Rochester, New York: The Genesee Press, The Post Express Printing Company, 1922.
Chase Brothers Company. Chase Fruit and Flowers in Natural Colors. Rochester, New York: Chase Brothers Company, 1922.
Currie Brothers Company. Farm and Garden Annual. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Currie Brothers Company, 1927 (Spring).
E. C. Worcester. Circular, Catalogue of Fruit Annd Ornamental Trees, Shrubs and Plants. Thetford: E. C. Worcester, 1856.
F. B. Mills. Mills Seed Catalogue. Rose Hill, New York: F. B. Mills, 1900.
F. B. Mills. Mills Seed Catalogue. Rose Hill, New York: F. B. Mills, 1910.
Farmer Seed Co. Farm and Garden Seeds. Faribault, Minnesota: Farmer Seed Co., 1909 (Spring).
Finley & Dwire. Circular, Scott Nursery. Rock Island: Raymond's Printing House, 1855 (September).
Fiske Seed Co. [Vegetable, Flower, Law, Sundry]. Boston, Massachusetts: Fiske Seed Co., 1925.
George H. Price. Annual Catalogue of Fine Flower, Vegetable and Field Seeds. Albany, New York: Weed-Parsons Printing Company, 1911.
Green's Nursery Co. "It's Not a Home until It's Planted". Rochester, New York: Du Bois Press, 1925.
Griffing Brothers. Griffing's Planters Price Catalogue. De Land, Florida: E. O. Painter Printing, 1915.Return to the Oversized Box List
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H. M. Sanborn Co. Fall Planting. Oakland, California: Press of Garbuth & Cassbute, 1920s.
Henry A. Dreer. Dreer's Garden Book. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Henry A. Dreer, 1928.
Henry A. Dreer. Dreer's Garden Book. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Henry A. Dreer, 1932.
Herb & Wulle. Flower Bulbs and Roots. Naples: Herb & Wulle, 1895-96.
Hummel. Hummel's Exotic Gardens. Carlsbad, California: Hummel.
Iowa Seed Co. Annual Catalogue. Des Moines, Iowa: Iowa Seed Co., 1911.
Isaac F. Tillinghast. Seeds, Plants, Bulbs. LaPlume, Pennsylvania: Isaac F. Tillinghast, 1890.
James J. H. Gregory. Annual Circular and Retail Catalogue of Choiice Vegetable and Flower Seeds. Salem, Massachusetts: Geo. W. Pease & Co. Steam Printers, 1870 (January).
James J. H. Gregory. Annual Circular and Retail Catalogue of Warranted Vegetable and Flower Seeds. Marblehead, Massachusetts: Messenger Steam Print, 1880 (January).
James J. H. Gregory and Son. Retail Catalogue of Warranted Vegetable, Flower and Grain. Boston, Massachusetts: Cashman, Keating & Co., 1892.
James Vick. Vick's Floral Guide 1889. Rochester, New York: Union & Advertiser Co.'s Print, 1889.
James Vick. Floral Guide. Rochester, New York: Union and Advertiser Press, 1890.
James Vick's Sons. Floral Guide 1894. Rochester, New York: James Vick's Sons, 1894.
James Vick's Sons. Vick's Garden and Floral Guide. Rochester, New York: James Vick's Sons, 1915.Return to the Oversized Box List
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John Scheepers, Inc. Beauty from Bulbs. New York: Truck and Reinfeld, Inc., 1927 (Spring).
John Scheepers, Inc. Beauty from Bulbs. New York: Smith and Thomson Printers, 1928 (Spring).
John Scheepers, Inc. Beauty from Bulbs. Long Island City, New York: Zeese Wilkinson Company, 1930.
Johnson Cactus Gardens. Everything for the Cactus Garden. Hynes, California: Johnson Cactus Gardens, 1939.
Joseph Harris Company. Harris Seeds. Coldwater, New York: Joseph Harris Company, 1932.
Joseph Harris Company. Harris Seeds. Coldwater, New York: Joseph Harris Company, 1936.
Keith Bros. Latest Catalog from the "Strawberry Twins". Sawyer, Michigan: Keith Bros., 1929.
Kelly Evans & Co. Catalogue of Trees and Plant, Clifton Nursery. Cincinnati, Ohio: Kelly, Evans & Co., 1855.
Knight & Struck Company of New York. The Home of Heather. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Edward S. Paret Co., 1915.
Little Tree Farms. Year Book 34. Framingham, Massachusetts: Theodore F. Borst, 1924.
M. Kelly & Co. Abridged Catalogue of Trees and Plants. Cincinnati, Ohio: M. Kelly & Co., 1856 (Autumn)-1857 (Spring).
Newark Blue Ribbon. Fruits & Flowers for the City, Farm and Suburban Homes. St. Joseph, Michigan: A. B. Morse Co.
Northrup Braslan & Goodwin Co. Special Catalogue of Northern Grown Farm Seeds. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Northrup, Braslan & Goodwin Co., 1888.
Northup King & Co. Sterling Seeds. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Northup, King & Co., 1915.Return to the Oversized Box List
Oversized Box 5
Peter Henderson & Co. Catalogue of Everything for the Garden. New York: Peter Henderson & Co., 1882.
Peter Henderson & Co. Manual of Everything for the Garden. New York: Peter Henderson & Co., 1895.
Peter Henderson & Co. Everything for the Garden. New York: Peter Henderson & Co., 1932.
Peter Henderson & Co. Everything for the Garden. New York: Peter Henderson & Co., 1936.
R. H. Shumway. 99th Annual Catalog of Plants and Seeds. Rockford, Illinois: R. H. Shumway, 1969.
R. & J. Farquhar & Co. Farquhar's Garden Annual. Boston, Massachusetts: R. & J. Farquhar & Co., 1912.
Reuter Seed Company, Inc. Reuter's Seeds for the South. New Orleans: Reuter's Seed Company, 1931 (Spring).
Rhoades & Rays. Catalogue for Spring and Autumn of 1856, of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Evergreens, Shrubbery, Roses, Dahlias, Verbenas, Hyacinths, &C. Lyons, New York: Rhoades & Ray, 1856.
Ross Brothers. Seeds Vegetable, Grass and Flower. Worcester, Massachusetts: Gilbert C. Davis, 1899 (Spring & Summer).
Ross Brothers. Everything for the Farm and Garden. Worcester, Massachusetts: Gilbert G. Davis, 1903.
Ross Brothers. Vegetable, Grass and Flower Seeds. Worcester, Massachusetts: Ross Brothers Co., 1913.
Ross Brothers. Ross' Seed Grows. Worcester, Massachusetts: Ross Bros. Company, 1931.
S. F. Leonard. Leonard's Seed Catalogue. Chicago, Illinois: S. F. Leonard, 1891.
Schreiner's Iris Gardens. An Iris Lover's Catalog. St. Paul, Minnesota: Schreiner's Iris Gardens, 1937.
Smith Bros. Seed Co. Seed Catalogue. Auburn, New York: Smith Bros., 1913.
Southern California Acclimatizing Association. Handbook and Price List Rare and Interesting Plants Giving Habits of Growth, Height, Color of Flower, and Their Use in Landscapes. Santa Barbara, California: Southern California Acclimatizating Association.Return to the Oversized Box List
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Stark Bro's. Stark Trees Bear Fruit. Louisiana, Missouri: Stark Bro's, 1927.
Sutton & Sons. Sutton's Amateur's Guide on Horticulture. London: Spottiswoode & Co., 1884.
Sutton & Sons. Sutton's Amatuer Guide in Horticulture and General Garden Seed Catalogue. London, England: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne &Co., Ltd, 1926.
T. G. Moulton. No. 1 Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Vines, and Plants. Hampton Falls, New Hampshire: T. G. Moulton, 1865 (March).
T. W. Wood & Sons. Wood's Tested Seeds. Richmond, Virginia: T. W. Wood & Sons, 1933.
Templin-Bradley. Have a "Templin Bradley Garden" in 1934. Cleveland, Ohio: The Templin-Bradley Co., 1934.
Theodore Payne. Payne's Garden Guide. Los Angeles, California: Theodore Payne, 1927.
Thorp Smith Hanchett & Co. Wholesale Catalogue or Trade List of the Syracuse Nurseries. Syracuse, New York: Thorp, Smith, Hanchett & Co., 1854-55.
Van Der Meide Bros. Choice Celery. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Van Der Meide Bros., 1888 (May).
Vaughan's Seed Store. [Vegetables, Melons, Flowers, Specialties ...]. Chicago, Illinois: Vaughan's Seed Store, 1899.
Vaughan's Seed Store. Vaughan's Gardening Illustrated 1935. Chicago, Illinois: Vaughan's Seed Store, 1935.
Wagner Park Conservatories. Plants and Plans for Beautiful Surroundings. Sidney, Ohio: Wagner Park Conservatories.
William Elliott & Sons. Seed Catalogue. New York: Wm. Elliott & Sons, 1890.
William Kenrick. The Abridged Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Hardy Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Roses, Herbaceous Plants, &C. Newton, Massachusetts: William Kenrick, 1843.
William Reid. Catalogue of Fruti Trees. New York: William Reid, 1840.
William Rennie Co. Rennie's Seed Catalog. Toronto: Wm. Rennie Co., 1924.
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