Scope and Content of Collection
The J. B. S. Norton Papers include biographical material, professional correspondence, newspaper clippings, price lists from the Norton Gardens, reprints, and notes taken by Norton about his publications. The collection focuses Norton's publications, what he published, where he published, and when he published. Items of particular interest in the collection are Norton's State Pathologist reports, the extensive plates included in his reprints, and announcements from the Maryland Agricultural College catalogs.