The historical botany collections are mainly dispersed among the appropriate sectional herbaria. Some, including the Sloane Herbarium, are housed separately.
Some historical collections containing precious items are currently housed in the Bernard Sunley Room – a high security, climate-controlled special collections area.
Included are several smaller collections and those of:
Access is permitted under strict conditions.
With a few exceptions all other historical material, including Banks’ personal herbarium, is dispersed in the main collections within the appropriate sectional herbaria. For access to this material, please contact the appropriate curator.