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Horticulture Building (West Lafayette, Ind.)



  • Existence: 1926-

Historical Information

The Horticulture Building was constructed in 1926 to house the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. South of the Horticulture Building is the Horticultural Greenhouses and the Horticulture Garden. Both were used to grow and research the plants used by the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. A large addition was added in 1938.


Horticulture Building. Purdue Campus Facilities and Buildings Historic Database. Access September 16, 2019.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Campus Art Survey records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 62, Placement: 02
Identifier: UA 142
Scope and Contents The Campus Art Survey records contain reports and inventories of the various paintings and works of art that were present on campus. The reports include the locations of the works of art at that time.
Dates: 1938 - 1958

Horticulture Building records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 10
Identifier: UA 122
Scope and Contents The Horticulture Building records contain the program from the building's dedication in 1926 and associated booklet "Indiana Horticulture: A Story of Horticultural Progress Prepared in Connection with the Dedication of the Horticultural Building, Purdue University." The booklet provides a brief history of horticulture in Indiana and lists the programs offered in the building at the time.
Dates: 1926