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Portal Curiosities

Portal Curiosities: Asa Gray and the quest for Shortia galacifolia – a case study for the importance of collections

Fri, 2017-03-10 13:10 -- jvgoodwin

Contributed by: Donald H. Pfister, Asa Gray Professor of Systematic Botany and Curator, Farlow Library and Herbarium, Harvard University, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Ghost Towns in MyCoPortal I:Nuttallburg and Lawrence William Nuttall

Mon, 2016-10-10 09:32 -- maphillips

Contributed by: Teresa Iturriaga, Rhianna Baldree, Alex Kuhn, Andrew N. Miller
University of Illinois, Illinois Natural History Survey, 1816 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820-6970

We forget because remembering everything is impossible.

We also forget because remembering can be painful and raise too many questions that have no clear answers.

Such is the case regarding many ghost towns. They remind us of the transience of everything.

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