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Seed Catalogs

This digital collection contains trade catalogs, 1881-1922, from Iowa seed companies, such as the Iowa Seed Company and Dorr's Iowa Seeds. Catalogs include seeds and bulbs for flowers, trees, herbs, ornamental shrubs, vegetables, grains, grasses, and fruit. In addition, the catalogs often also include gardening tools and implements.

Only a portion of the Seed Catalogs are represented in the digital collection. For more collections, search the library catalog or Special Collections.

  • Dorr's Iowa Seeds
  • Dorr's Choice Flower Seeds
  • Eygptian Turnip Beet
  • Dorr's Iowa Seeds 1885
  • Cuban Queen Melon