Hunnewell Building, spring, new lights, 1990

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 9, 2020

Hunnewell Building, spring, new lights, 1990

Hunnewell Building, spring, new lights, 1990

Hunnewell Building, spring, new lights, 1990 [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Front façade of the Hunnewell Building in the evening with the new lights on Photograph by István Racz and Zsolt Debreczy (n.d.), Hungary Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States April 1990 A larger version of this image is available […]

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Celebrating Women in Plant Science

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 6, 2020

Celebrating Women in Plant Science

wild collecting women

Among the core values of the Arnold Arboretum is a commitment to social justice, which includes fostering an environment for diversity and inclusion as a free public garden and providing equal opportunities for women to succeed in science. For Women’s History Month, we honor some of the remarkable women who have helped shape our legacy. […]

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The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 28, 2020

The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

The Food Explorer

The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats by Daniel Stone In the nineteenth century, American meals were about subsistence, not enjoyment. But as a new century approached, appetites broadened, and David Fairchild, a young botanist with an insatiable lust to explore and experience the world, set out […]

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Finding new land-management lessons in old ways

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 23, 2020

Finding new land-management lessons in old ways

Lead study author Wyatt Oswald conducts a pond coring research study at Lily Pond in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard.

Finding new land-management lessons in old ways Historical view reshapes beliefs about what was done before and after European colonization by Clarisse Hart, Harvard Forest Communications Harvard Gazette, January 20, 2020 Research was conducted along the coast from Cape Cod to Long Island. A new study led by archaeologists, ecologists, and paleoclimatologists at Harvard and […]

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Bussey Hill, winter, Cedar of Lebanon, 1980

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 7, 2019

Bussey Hill, winter, Cedar of Lebanon, 1980

Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) on Bussey Hill with the State Laboratory complex in the background

Bussey Hill, winter, Cedar of Lebanon, 1980 Alternate Title: Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) on Bussey Hill with the State Laboratory complex in the background Photograph by Sheila Connor (1947- ) Bussey Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States March 1980 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Sheila Connor […]

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Greenhouses, summer, Dana Greenhouses, 1970

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 31, 2019

Greenhouses, summer, Dana Greenhouses, 1970

Greenhouses, summer, Dana Greenhouses, 1970

Greenhouses, summer, Dana Greenhouses, 1970 Alternate Title: Alfred Fordham (left) and George Pride (right) standing beside a bench in greenhouses Photograph by Pamela Bruns Dana Greenhouses, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1970 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. The Charles Stratton Dana Greenhouses opened in 1962 at the […]

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Hemlock Hill, summer, hemlock trunks, 1916

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 24, 2019

Hemlock Hill, summer, hemlock trunks, 1916

Hemlock (Tsuga) trunks on Hemlock Hill

Hemlock Hill, summer, hemlock trunks, 1916 Photograph by George R. King, American Hemlock Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1916 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. George R. King, author of One Hundred Views of American Parks, photographed many early landscape views of the Arboretum grounds. Lisa Pearson, […]

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Group of men sitting among trees, Ooryong-too [Ulleungdo Island], Korea, 1917

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 9, 2019

Group of men sitting among trees, Ooryong-too [Ulleungdo Island], Korea, 1917

Group of men sitting among trees

Ooryong-too (Dagelet Is.) Alternate Title: Group of men sitting among trees Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson, 1876-1930, American, English 1917 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. 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 […]

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Modern oak

by Jonathan Damery, Editor of Arnoldia
September 30, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 23, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts September 23, 2019 September 24-30, 2019 is Climate Preparedness Week at the Arnold Arboretum, and we have a slew of activities lined up for participants of all ages. The initiative cannot come soon enough–despite evident lack […]

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