Ed Hedborn oral history interview, 2022 October 26
Digitization StatusBorn digital
Date createdOctober 26 2022
DescriptionA recording of an oral history interview with Ed Hedborn, manager of plant records, conducted by Kristin Arnold, archivist. The interview took place on October 26, 2022 in the Sterling Morton Library at The Morton Arboretum.
The interview focuses on Hedborn's experiences and memories of The Morton Arboretum's Collections Program during the curatorship of Ray Schulenberg, which lasted from 1977 to 1987. Topics include Hedborn's early days as plant recorder, the shift of collections focus to wild-collected plants, seed collecting trips through the western United States and Northern Illinois, tracing the history of plants, the computerization of plant records, and the start of Bloom and Color Reports.
Related EntitiesHedborn Jr., Edward A.
(interviewee)Arnold, Kristin E.
(is related to)Eickhorst, Walter
(is related to)Swink, Floyd
(is related to)Godshalk, Clarence E.
(is related to)Lobdell, Matt
(is related to)Tyznik, Anthony
(is related to)Donnelly, Gerard T.
(is related to)Hall, Marion Trufant
(is related to)Morton, Joy
(is related to)Lewis, Charles A.
(is related to)Kim, Kunso
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