Arboretum Launches Plant Image Project “TreeVersity”

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 22, 2017

Arboretum Launches Plant Image Project “TreeVersity”

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is preparing to share more details than ever before about its 15,000 collected plants. The best part—you can help make it happen! This fall, the Arboretum launches TreeVersity, a citizen science project designed to collect information on some 20,000 images […]

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New book explores the history of the Arnold Arboretum in photographs

by Meghana Srinivasan, Marketing and Communications Specialist
March 24, 2016

New book explores the history of the Arnold Arboretum in photographs

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On Monday, March 21, Arcadia Publishers released the latest volume in their long-running Images of America series—Arnold Arboretum by Lisa Pearson. The 128-page book features nearly 200 historical black and white images that tell the story of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Boston, from its days as the colonial era estate of Benjamin […]

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Ernest Wilson’s New England Trees

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 10, 2013

Ernest Wilson’s New England Trees

We are currently in the midst of a project to digitize a selection of glass plate negatives of photographs taken by Ernest H. Wilson, distinguished Arboretum plant collector of the early twentieth century. Like his famous photographs taken in eastern Asia, these are often stunning images of magnificent trees. This time, however, we are treated […]

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