Gardening notebooks of Louisa Frances Pesel

Scope and Content

The notebooks mostly contain notes on Louisa Frances Pesel's cultivation of irises in Hampshire but also brief notes on meetings of the White House Iris Club, ca.1936-ca.1942

Administrative / Biographical History

Louisa Pesel was the author of a number of books on the history of embroidery and on gardening. Her main interest in gardening concerned the history and cultivation of the iris

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bequest of Miss Pesel, received September 1947


In English

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