Establishment of a National Botanic Garden: Hearings Before a Joint Committee on the Library, United States, Sixty-sixth Congress, Second Session on S. 497, a Bill to Increase the Area of the United States Botanic Garden in the City of Washington, District of Columbia; and S. Res. 165, Directing the Committee on the District of Columbia to Report Plans for the Creation in Or Near the District of Columbia of a Botanic Garden Comparable with the Best Existing Gardens. [May 21, 1920]

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920
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