Flora and fonds: activating herbaria as archives
Garinger, Laura Elsie
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An herbarium (pl. herbaria) is a collection of botanical specimens, primarily used for identification and classification of species. While herbaria may not be structured as archives traditionally are, I will argue that the concerns of management, preservation, access, and use, can be paralleled. After establishing the herbarium as an archive, I will apply archival theories of societal provenance and total archives to herbarium collections and discuss the possible benefits of an archival lens to herbaria.
- FGS - Electronic Theses and Practica 
- Manitoba Heritage Theses