Author Archives: mheintz

What’s Up with Seed Catalogs in BHL?

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the Biodiversity Heritage Library blog. To view the original post, click here.  We’ve spent a fun-filled week exploring the history, art, and science of gardening with our Garden Stories event. Seed and nursery catalogs and lists … Continue reading

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Hearing History

By Carlene Stephens Curator, Division of Work and Industry Smithsonian National Museum of American History We’ve got the routine down pat now. My colleague Shari Stout lines up the fragile recording on the stage of the instrument and then steps back. … Continue reading

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Digging Up an Appetite for Health at The New York Botanical Garden

By Annie Novak, Manager of The Edible Academy Elizabeth Peterson-Minor, Associate Director of Foundation Relations The New York Botanical Garden The cold and snow could not stop the nation’s cultural institutions from celebrating the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move! this … Continue reading

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