Women from Arnold Arboretum staff, December 1965

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 22, 2016

Women from Arnold Arboretum staff, December 1965

Women from Arnold Arboretum staff, December 1965

Women from Arnold Arboretum staff, December 1965 Photographer unknown Arnold Arboretum December 1965 First row, left to right: Judy Endicott, Anne Sholes, Stephanie Sutton. Second row, left to right: Rosemary Walsh, Eileen Twohig, Alice Purdue, Judy Appenzeller, Claire Schloemer, Elsie Howard, Mildred Pelkus, and Phoebe Chapman. The Archive Collection of the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library […]

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Moso wizard, Yunnan China 1922

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 15, 2016

Moso wizard, Yunnan China 1922

Moso wizard, Yunnan China 1922

[China (Yunnan)] Alternate Title: Man in native dress performing religious dance Photograph by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1884-1962, American, Austrian) Yunnan Sheng, China September 1922 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Joseph Charles Francis Rock (1884–1962) was, among many things, an explorer. He traveled in […]

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Bussey Brook, fall, road construction, 1892

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 8, 2016

Bussey Brook, fall, road construction, 1892

Bussey Brook, fall, road construction, 1892

Bussey Brook, fall, road construction, 1892 Alternate Title: Construction of the road near the intersection of Hemlock Hill Road and Bussey Brook with wagon and team and workers in the foreground Photograph by Boston Parks Commission, Boston, MA, United States Bussey Brook at Hemlock Hill Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States October 14, […]

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Vegetation West of Kuan Hsien, China 1908

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 1, 2016

Vegetation West of Kuan Hsien, China 1908

Vegetation West of Kuan Hsien, China 1908

Vegetation West of Kuan Hsien [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Valley with peaks shrouded in clouds Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930, American, English) Guan Xian, Sichuan Sheng, China June 23, 1908 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Ernest Henry Wilson is one […]

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Greenhouses, fall, Bussey Institution, 1959

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 24, 2016

Greenhouses, fall, Bussey Institution, 1959

Greenhouses, fall, Bussey Institution, 1959

Greenhouses, fall, Arnold Arboretum greenhouses at the Bussey Institution, 1959 Alternate Title: Donald Wyman (left) and Alfred Fordham (right) examining plants that just arrived from Mexico Photograph by Heman Arthur Howard (American) Arboretum Greenhouses on Bussey Institution Site, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States November 8, 1928 A larger version of this image is […]

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Quercus dentata at Chang ling, China 1905

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 17, 2016

Quercus dentata at Chang ling, China 1905

Quercus dentata at Chang ling, China 1905

Quercus dentata China [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Protective screen in third courtyard at Chang ling in a grove of trees Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918, Dutch, American) Ming Tombs, Changping, Hebei Sheng, Beijing Municipality, China October 26, 1905 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog […]

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North Meadow, fall, Goldsmith Brook, 1981

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 10, 2016

North Meadow, fall, Goldsmith Brook, 1981

North Meadow, fall, Goldsmith Brook, 1981

North Meadow, fall, Goldsmith Brook, 1981 Alternate Title: Goldsmith Brook with trees in fall color Photograph by Richard Warren (1907-1999) Goldsmith Brook, North Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States October 13, 1981 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Richard Warren (Professor of Surgery, […]

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Japanese Yew in the Conifer Collection, 1925

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 3, 2016

Japanese Yew in the Conifer Collection, 1925

Japanese Yew in the Conifer Collection, 1925

Conifers, fall, yew, 1925 Alternate Title: Japanese Yew (Taxus cuspidata densa) in the Conifer Collection Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930, American, English) Yew Collection, Conifer Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States November 19, 1925 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Ernest Henry […]

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Mendum Street Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Fall 1936

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 27, 2016

Mendum Street Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Fall 1936

Mendum Street Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Fall 1936

Gates, fall, Mendum Street Gate, 1936 Alternate Title: Mendum Street Gate covered in Virginia Creeper (Ampelopsis quinquefolia) Photographer unknown Mendum Street Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States October 14, 1936 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Also remember to visit our Visual Archives, […]

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Arnold Arboretum greenhouses at the Bussey Institution, Fall 1928

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 20, 2016

Arnold Arboretum greenhouses at the Bussey Institution, Fall 1928

Arnold Arboretum greenhouses at the Bussey Institution, Fall 1928

Greenhouses, fall, Arnold Arboretum greenhouses at the Bussey Institution, 1928 Alternate Title: Interior of the coldhouse with plants on the shelves in pots and boxes Photograph by Lord & Burnham Company Arboretum Greenhouses on Bussey Institution Site, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States November 8, 1928 A larger version of this image is available […]

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