The mighty Amnyi Machen Range, Tibet, 1926

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 21, 2017

The mighty Amnyi Machen Range, Tibet, 1926

The mighty Amnyi Machen Range, Tibet, 1926

Tibet (Amnyi Machen). The mighty Amnyi Machen Range. [Title from recto of photo mount.] Photograph by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1884-1962, American, Austrian) A’nyêmaqên Mountains, Qinghai Sheng, China July 20, 1926 [Date from Diary.] A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. “It was a difficult climb to the summit […]

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Libocedrus decurrens, Lake Tahoe, 1929

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 14, 2017

Libocedrus decurrens, Lake Tahoe, 1929

Libocedrus decurrens, Lake Tahoe, 1929

Libocedrus decurrens, Lake Tahoe, 1929 Photograph by Susan Delano McKelvey (1883-1964, American) Lake Tahoe, California, United States December 19, 1929 Susan Delano McKelvey was born in 1883 in Philadelphia. A graduate of Bryn Mawr, class of 1906, she married a young attorney, Charles Wylie McKelvey, in 1907. A socialite, cousin of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, […]

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Bussey Brook, winter, beeches, 1924

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 7, 2017

Bussey Brook, winter, beeches, 1924

Bussey Brook, winter, beeches, 1924

Bussey Brook valley with American Beeches (Fagus grandifolia) in the foreground Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930) American, English Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States January 24, 1924 Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930) was the furthest traveled of all the Arnold Arboretum’s plant explorers and collectors of the early twentieth century. It is not an overstatement to […]

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Summer Interns of 1995

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 30, 2017

Summer Interns of 1995

Summer Interns of 1995

Summer Interns of 1995 Photograph by Karen Madsen Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States July 1995 The Arnold Arboretum has employed many interns across multiple departments helping with research, curation, and grounds work. One of the most well-known and longstanding internship opportunities is the Isabella Welles Hunnewell Internship Program. Endowed by the descendants of […]

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Hunnewell Building with moon and jet, winter, 2017

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 16, 2017

Hunnewell Building with moon and jet, winter, 2017

Hunnewell Building with moon and jet, winter, 2017

Hunnewell Building with moon and jet, winter, 2017 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States November 9, 2017 Larissa noticed the morning moon and jet stream perfectly framed in the clear sky above The Hunnewell Building, and shot the moment with her phone. The library staff member couldn’t resist sharing the […]

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Arnold Arboretum Summer Interns, 1990

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 9, 2017

Arnold Arboretum Summer Interns, 1990

Arnold Arboretum Summer Interns, 1990

Arnold Arboretum Summer Interns, 1990 Photograph by Peter Del Tredici Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States Summer 1990 The Arnold Arboretum has had a number of interns across multiple departments helping with research, curation and grounds work. One of the most well-known and longstanding internship opportunities is the Isabella Welles Hunnewell Internship Program. The […]

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North Meadow, fall, Dawn Redwood, 1980

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 6, 2017

North Meadow, fall, Dawn Redwood, 1980

North Meadow, fall, Dawn Redwood, 1980

North Meadow, fall, Dawn Redwood, 1980 Alternate Title: North Meadow with a Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) on the right Photograph by Carl Lobig North Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States October 1980 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis Images catalog. Metasequoia glyptostroboides, popularly known in the west […]

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Quercus dentata Japan, Sapporo, 1905

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 26, 2017

Quercus dentata Japan, Sapporo, 1905

Quercus dentata Japan, Sapporo, 1905

Quercus dentata Japan, Sapporo [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Tree trunk with a horse, carriage and driver Photograph by John George Jack (1861-1949), American, Canadian Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan August 22, 1905 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis Images catalog. In April 1886, John George Jack visited the […]

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Peter’s Hill, spring, White Oak (Quercus alba), 1970

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 19, 2017

Peter’s Hill, spring, White Oak (Quercus alba), 1970

Peter's Hill, spring, White Oak (Quercus alba), 1970

Peter’s Hill, spring, White Oak (Quercus alba), ca. 1970 Alternate Title: Peter’s Hill with crabapples (Malus) and a White Oak (Quercus alba, center) Photograph by Pamela Bruns, American Peter’s Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1970 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis Images catalog. Our Crabapple […]

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Quercus major Korea, 1917

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 12, 2017

Quercus major Korea, 1917

Quercus major Korea, 1917

Quercus Baronii China [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Tree trunk with man Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930), American, English Korea July 9, 1917 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930) was the furthest traveled of all the Arnold Arboretum’s plant explorers and […]

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