Trees and their Biographies, part one

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 14, 2013

Trees and their Biographies, part one

Plants, trees, and flowers seem to have their own biographical histories at times, which humanize and personify them. Trees can be symbols of generation, and many cultures draw analogies between human bodies and trees. For example, in modern-day Nusa Penida, an island southeast of Bali, the coconut is thought to have “five recognized stages of […]

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2013 Annual Meeting of CBHL

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 28, 2013

2013 Annual Meeting of CBHL

The 2013 Annual Meeting of The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL) took place May 6-11 at the Michigan State University Library in East Lansing, Michigan. This year’s theme was “A Study in Green: Horticultural and Botanical Educations for All Ages.” Hosted by MSU Agriculture and Forestry Librarian Suzi Teghtmeyer, this meeting promised to […]

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Agave palmeri at Fort Huachuca

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 24, 2013

Meet John Jack in our Visitor Center

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 27, 2013

Meet John Jack in our Visitor Center

Library Leaves Blog

As part of recent improvements in the Hunnewell Building Visitor Center, the library will now mount temporary exhibits in two new display cases. We are excited to showcase our archival holdings and celebrate the history of the Arnold Arboretum and botanical education. In the Visitor Center reading area, we also feature a rotating selection of […]

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