Welcome, new Herbarium students!

…will be involved in all aspects of the Herbarium including making digital images of specimens for our online catalog and preparing specimens for loans to other herbaria. During her first…

Spreading the Herbarium Gospel

…Man’s Beard,” instead. It’s in the olive family! You can buy one at the Botanical Garden! I hope to have inspired at least a few acquaintances to Go Native.) Stewartia…

Charles Wright

…from the National Science Foundation, all the mycological collections at NCU are searchable via www.mycoportal.org and our vascular plants are searchable via www.sernecportal.org Other herbaria that curate Charles Wright’s specimens…

Stuck at Home, not Stuck Inside

…as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For University updates and advisories on the Coronavirus, please visit www.unc.edu/coronavirus. Check for our most recent Garden-specific updates at ncbg.unc.edu/coronavirus. Many…

Miriam Kresses Slifkin

…investigate UNC’s discriminatory practices in wages, hiring and admission. This investigation resulted in positive changes for female students, faculty and employees. In 1980 she was inducted into the Order of…

Duane Francis Houck

…Conservation Foundation’s website: http://www.tcf-barc.org/index.html and http://www.tcf-barc.org/barcgeninfo.htm Hurricane Iris October 8-9, 2001 in Belize: Our first priority was recovering the herbarium. For those of you who have not seen it, Duane…

Gertrude I. Grimsley Scott

…of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina. Family Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/65538811 Piedmont Springs: https://www.livingplaces.com/NC/Stokes_County/Danbury_Town/Danbury_Historic_District.html Piedmont Springs Hotel:…