Chamaerops excelsa China, 1914

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 19, 2019

Chamaerops excelsa China, 1914

Exterior view of a chapel with palm trees

Chamaerops excelsa China [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Exterior view of a chapel with palm trees Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918), Dutch, American Belgian Roman Catholic Mission, Hui hsien, Gansu Sheng, China September 29, 1914 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Frank Nicholas Meyer began his career […]

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Castanea mollissima, China 1913

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 28, 2019

Castanea mollissima, China 1913

Castanea mollissima China 1913

Castanea mollissima China 1913 [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Trees in row at a plantation Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918, Dutch, American) Santunying, Hebei Sheng, China June 01, 1913 A larger version of this photograph is available in HOLLIS Images. Frank Nicholas Meyer was born in Amsterdam, began his career at the […]

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Arnold Arboretum’s Michael Dosmann receives prestigious horticulture award

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
February 25, 2019

Arnold Arboretum’s Michael Dosmann receives prestigious horticulture award

Dosmann Presented Fairchild Award

Michael S. Dosmann, Keeper of the Living Collections at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, was recently named the 2019 recipient of the David Fairchild Medal for Plant Exploration in recognition of his outstanding contributions to botanical exploration and horticulture. Awarded by the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG), the Fairchild Medal was presented to Dosmann […]

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Peking, China – Imperial Gardens, 1914

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 27, 2017

Peking, China – Imperial Gardens, 1914

Peking, China - Imperial Gardens, 1914

Peking, China – Imperial Gardens [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Rocks on pedestals by low wall beside lake Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918, Dutch, American) Santunying, Hebei Sheng, China April 10, 1914 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Frank Nicholas Meyer began […]

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Frank Meyer with Castanea mollissima, China 1913

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 13, 2017

Frank Meyer with Castanea mollissima, China 1913

Frank Meyer with Castanea mollissima, China 1913

Castanea mollissima China [Title from recto of mount.] Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918, Dutch, American) Santunying, Hebei Sheng, China June 01, 1913 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Frank Nicholas Meyer was born in Amsterdam, began his career at the Amsterdam Botanical Garden where […]

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Chestnuts – Celebrating Castanea, part two

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 18, 2013

Chestnuts – Celebrating Castanea, part two

Castanea mollissima

[chestnut_gallery2] In our last post we learned about the chestnut and its great value for food and timber. This time around we’ll see what happens to a species, in this case the American chestnut (Castanea dentata), in the face of introduced disease. Chestnut Blight and the Pennsylvania Chestnut Tree Blight Commission Chestnut bark blight fungus […]

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