Current Arb Happenings

May 20

Harvey Stork: Botany Professor and Founder of the Arboretum

Andy Hoyt '19 (History) presents a profile on Harvey Stork, a former Botany Professor at Carleton and founder of the Arb.

Monday, May 20th, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 pm / Library Athenaeum
Andy Hoyt '19 presents a profile on Harvey Stork.

Harvey Stork taught botany at Carleton from 1920 - 1955 and was instrumental in the founding of the Cowling Arboretum. He served as botany department chair and as the first Director of the Arboretum. In addition to his service at Carleton, Stork was passionately interested in trees and scoured the city to develop a booklet called "The Trees Of Northfield" in 1948.  Hear from history major Andy Hoyt '19 about Stork's teaching legacy at Carleton.  Andy interviewed Carleton alumni who knew Stork personally to develop this profile about this important figure in the Arboretum's history.

Sponsored by Arb Studies, History. Contact: Nancy Braker, History, x4543