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North Meadow viewed from the Maple (Acer) Collection

Meadow AA from Maple Coll. [Title from recto of slide.] Bird’s-eye view. Looking north. View 3. Slide 16. 35 mm. Emulsion on polyester.

North Meadow, summer, 1972

Alternate Title: North Meadow viewed from the Maple (Acer) Collection
Photograph by Alfred James Fordham (1911-2000)
North Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States
August 1972

A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Another view is available here.

Alfred Fordham came to the Arnold Arboretum as a student trainee in 1929. He stayed until his retirement in 1977, rising to the position of chief propagator. Known unofficially as “The Propagator’s Propagator,” Fordham became internationally recognized. This collection reflects his contribution to horticulture and botany as a plant propagator, lecturer, teacher, and author of more than 50 published papers.

The The Archive Collection of the Arnold Arboretum also holds the Alfred J. Fordham (1911-2000) papers, 1943-2000.

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