Remembering Richard Weaver

by Lisa Pearson, Head of Library and Archives
June 11, 2020

Sharing our collections through Google Arts and Culture

by Lisa Pearson, Head of Library and Archives
June 1, 2020

Sharing our collections through Google Arts and Culture

Growing a Museum Specimen on Google Arts and Culture

The stories of our plants have a new and expansive conduit for transmission around the globe. The Arnold Arboretum has partnered with Google Arts and Culture (GA&C), an immersive online learning platform that highlights over 2000 museum collections worldwide and offers access to more than 100,000 museum objects and views of eminent locations across Earth. […]

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Information, at your service!

by Lisa Pearson, Head of Library and Archives
April 10, 2020

Information, at your service!

Miyabe Maple (Acer miyabei), collected in Japan by C. S. Sargent. Illustration by Charles E. Faxon. Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library - hortlib@arnarb.harvard.edu.

Right now, the physical location of the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library and Archives in the Hunnewell Building is closed in response to the COVID19 pandemic. The library staff is working remotely and continues to field questions from all over the world. There isn’t a “typical” type of question that we receive, they really range all […]

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Remembering Wilson the explorer in China

by Lisa Pearson, Head of Library and Archives
June 12, 2017