Bussey Brook, spring, women, 1975

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 21, 2019

Bussey Brook, spring, women, 1975

Bussey Brook, spring, women, 1975

Bussey Brook, spring, women, 1975 [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Three women seated on the banks of Bussey Brook Photograph by Pamela Bruns, American Bussey Brook, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1975 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. The 24 acres that make up Bussey Brook […]

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Celebrating Women in Science

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 20, 2017

Celebrating Women in Science

wild collecting women

At the Arnold Arboretum, we strive every day to embody our core values. A strong commitment to social and economic justice drives our public outreach, from offering enrichment programs for Boston schoolchildren and free admission for all to providing equal opportunities for women to succeed in science. This Women’s History Month, we honor some of […]

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Wild-Collecting Women: The Arnold Arboretum’s Female Plant Explorers

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 16, 2017

Wild-Collecting Women: The Arnold Arboretum’s Female Plant Explorers

Susan Delano McKelvey

The first week of my Living Collections Fellowship last June was memorable for many reasons, but in part for the immediate exposure I got to the Arnold Arboretum’s celebrated plant collecting legacy. I joined the 2016 cohort of the Hunnewell Internship Program, Manager of Horticulture Andrew Gapinski, and Living Collections Fellow Robert Dowell on a […]

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Women from Arnold Arboretum staff, December 1965

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 22, 2016

Women from Arnold Arboretum staff, December 1965

Women from Arnold Arboretum staff, December 1965

Women from Arnold Arboretum staff, December 1965 Photographer unknown Arnold Arboretum December 1965 First row, left to right: Judy Endicott, Anne Sholes, Stephanie Sutton. Second row, left to right: Rosemary Walsh, Eileen Twohig, Alice Purdue, Judy Appenzeller, Claire Schloemer, Elsie Howard, Mildred Pelkus, and Phoebe Chapman. The Archive Collection of the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library […]

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Girls in STEM visit the Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
August 18, 2015

Girls in STEM visit the Arboretum

Although women represent nearly half of the country’s work force, they make up only a quarter of workers in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). The topic has come to national attention recently, as the US Department of Labor expects that there will be 1.2 million job openings in STEM related fields by 2018, […]

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