IWGS Library

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The IWGS Library is the result of many years of book collecting by IWGS Founding Member, Walter Pagels.  Since the earliest days of the Society’s existence, the library was managed by Pagels.  As part of his service, he provided copies of articles and sections of books to members of the IWGS, and to other interested parties.  He kept records and filed annual reports and expense accounts to the BOD.  The collection, which probably started as a collection of Pagels’, grew to include several hundred books, magazines, and periodicals, making it one of the largest accumulations of waterplant-related topics.  Walter had always collected books, and his collection provided the core of the IWGS collection.  He travelled the world finding books both old and new, and we are the beneficiaries of that collecting habit.

Currently, the library resides in Escondido, California, in the office of David Curtright, who is working on making the library available to the IWGS membership.  In spite of the practical difficulties of such a policy, the IWGS is doing what it can to make this valuable resource available to interested parties, either through direct lending or through providing excerpts, just as Walter did for so many years.

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1101 WATER GARDENING QUESTONS & ANSWERS

Author: Lee, Richard Category: WATER GARDENS| Volume: Pages: PP 331 Published In: Year: 1999

1988 FLORIDA AQUATIC PLANT SURVEY

Author: Schardt, Jeffrey| Larry Nall: Category: AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 108 Published In: Florida Year: 1988

A BIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE OSWEGO RIVER SYSTEM

Author: New York, State of Category: AQUATIC FLORA& FAUNA|Ecology| Volume: Pages: PP 248 Published In: Albany Year: 1928

A BOOK OF THE RUNNING BROOK: AND OF STILL WATERS

Author: Campbell, Lady Colin Category: NATURAL HISTORY| Volume: Pages: PP 129 Published In: New York Year: 1886

A BOTANIST IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Author: Hutchinson, John Category: Natural History| Volume: Pages: PP 686 Published In: London Year: 1946

A COLOUR GUIDE TO FAMILIAR FRESHWATER FISHES

Author: Cihar, Jiri Category: FISH| Volume: Pages: PP 184 Published In: Prague Year: 1976

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO AQUARIUM PLANTS

Author: Windelov, Holger Category: AQUARIUM| Volume: Pages: PP 128 Published In: TFH, NJ Year: 1987

A COMPLETE INTRODUCTION TO GARDEN PONDS

Author: David, Al Category: WATER GARDENS|AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 125 Published In: Year: 1987

A COMPLETE INTRODUCTION TO KOI & GARDEN POOLS

Author: Axelrod, Herbert R. Category: ECOLOGY|Fish|Natural History| Volume: Pages: PP 125 Published In: Year: 1987

A FIELD GUIDE TO COASTAL WETLAND PLANTS OF THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

Author: Tiner, Ralph W. Category: AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 285 Published In: Massachusetts Year: 1987

A FIELD GUIDE TO COASTAL WETLAND PLANTS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

Author: Tiner, Ralph W. Category: AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 328 Published In: Massachusetts Year: 1987

A FLORA OF THE MARSHES OFCalifornia

Author: Mason, Herbert L. Category: AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 878 Published In: California Year: 1957

A GREAT LAKES WETLAND FLORA

Author: Chadde, Steve W. Category: AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 569 Published In: Michigan Year: 1998

A GUIDE TO FAMILIAR FRESHWATER FISH

Author: Cihar, Jiri Category: ECOLOGY:Fish|Natural History| Volume: Pages: PP 184 Published In: London Year: 1976

A GUIDE TO FRESHWATER AQUARIUM FISHES

Author: Hervey, G.F.|J. Hems Category: FISH| Volume: 2nd. Ed. Pages: PP 176 Published In: U.K. Year: 1983

A GUIDE TO POND LIFE

Author: Bhatal, R.S. |Foo Tok Shiew Category: PONDS|NATURAL HISTORY| Volume: Pages: PP 72 Published In: Singapore Year: 1987

A GUIDE TO THE CARE OF COLDWATER FISH

Author: Dawes, John A. Category: FISH| Volume: Pages: PP 14 Published In: Year:

A GUIDE TO THE STUDY OF FRESH-WATER BIOLOGY

Author: Needham, James|Paul R. Needham Category: BIOLOGY| Volume: Pages: PP 108 Published In: San Francisco Year: 1962

A GUIDE TO WATER GARDENING

Author: Rae-Smith, Wm. Category: WATER GARDENS|AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 64 Published In: London Year: 1989

A GUIDE TO WATER GARDENING

Author: Swindells, Philip Category: WATER GARDENS|AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 224 Published In: London Year: 1975

A HANDBOOK OF COMMON AQUATIC PLANTS OF THE KAINJI LAKE BASIN NIGERIA

Author: Obot, E.S.|J.S.O. Ayeni Category: AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 51 Published In: NIGERIA Year: 1987

A HANDBOOK OF WATER PLANTS

Author: Bursche, Eva. M. Category: AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 128 Published In: London Year: 1971

A HISTORY OF FISHES

Author: Norman, J.R. Category: FISH| Volume: Pages: PP 463 Published In: New York Year: 1951

A KEY TO THE FAMILIES & GENERA OF VASCULAR PLANTS IN CALIFORNIA

Author: Smith, J.P.|J.O. Sawyer Category: ECOLOGY| Volume: Pages: PP 144 Published In: California Year: 1978

A MAN & HIS GARDEN, A HISTORY OF LONGWOOD GARDENS

Author: Thompson, George E. Sr. Category: PONDS|NATURAL HISTORY| Volume: 2nd ed. Pages: pp 203 Published In: USA Year: 1985

A MANUAL OF AQUARIUM PLANTS

Author: Roe, Colin D. Category: AQUARIUM| Volume: Pages: PP 111 Published In: U.K. Year: 1967

A MANUAL OF AQUATIC PLANTS

Author: Fassett, Norman C. Category: AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 405 Published In: Wisconsin Year: 1969

A MONOGRAPH OF THE GENUS LILAEOPSIS (UMBELLIFERAE Amer. Soc. of Plant Taxonomists Systematic Botany Monographs

Author: Affolter, James M. Category: FISH| Volume: Vol. 6 Pages: pp140 Published In: USA Year: 1985

A MONOGRAPH OF THE SUBGENUS HYDROCALLIS (NYMPHAEACEAE , Amer. Soc. Of Plant Taxonomists

Author: Wiersema, John H. Category: WATERLILIES| Volume: Vol. 16 Pages: PP 112 Published In: Year: 1986

A MONOGRAPH OFNew YorkMPHAEA SUBGENUS HYDROCALLIS – Amer. Soc. of Plant Taxonomists Systematic Botany MonographsUSA

Author: Wiersema, John H. Category: WATER GARDENS| Volume: Pages: PP 112 Published In: Year: 1987

A PLANTSMAN’S GUIDE TO PRIMULAS

Author: Swindells, Philip Category: WATER GARDENS|AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 128 Published In: London Year: 1989

A PLANTSMAN’S GUIDE TO PRIMULAS

Author: Swindells, Philip Category: Volume: Pages: PP 128 Published In: London Year: 1989

A POND IN YOUR GARDEN

Author: Trew, Cecil G. Category: WATER GARDENS| Volume: Pages: PP 63 Published In: London Year: 1952

A POPULAR GUIDE TO GARDEN PONDS

Author: Mills, Dick Category: WATER GARDENS| Volume: Pages: PP 240 Published In: Year: 1992

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO WETLAND DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION & PROPAGATION

Author: Romanowski, Nick Category: AQUATIC FLORA| Volume: Pages: PP 80 Published In: Year: 1998

A STUDY OF FRESHWATER PLANKTON COMMUNITIES

Author: Eddy, Samuel Category: NATURAL HISTORY| Volume: Pages: PP 93 Published In: Illinois Year: 1934

A SYMPOSIUM ON HYDROBIOLOGY

Author: Needham, James Category: BIOLOGY| Volume: Pages: PP 405 Published In: Madison Year: 1941

A TREATISE ON LIMNOLOGY VOL 3 – LIMNOLOGICAL BOTANY

Author: Hutchison, George Evelyn Category: LIMNOLOGY|Natural History|Ecology| Volume: Pages: PP 660 Published In: New York Year: 1975

A TREATISE ON LIMNOLOGY VOL 3 – LIMNOLOGICAL BOTANY

Author: Hutchison, George Evelyn Category: LIMNOLOGY|NATURAL HISTORY|ECOLOGY| Volume: Pages: PP 660 Published In: New York Year: 1975

A TROPICAL RAINFOREST, BRUNEI

Author: Edwards, David S. Category: ECOLOGY| Volume: Pages: PP 384 Published In: Singapore Year: 1994