The Hunt Institute For Botanical Documentation, a research division of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation.
It is named after its founder, Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt (1882-1963), a collector whose interests brought together aspects of art, history, science and literature as they related to plants and gardens.
Carnegie-Mellon University (CMU) was founded in 1900 by industrialist Andrew Carnegie as the Carnegie Technical School (it became CMU in 1967).
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CMU has its own parking facilities.