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Plan--And Plant for a Better World: J. C. Raulston and the North Carolina State University Arboretum

Plan--And Plant for a Better World: J. C. Raulston and the North Carolina State University Arboretum

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J. C. Raulston (1940-96) arrived in Raleigh in 1975 to teach at North Carolina State University and to start an arboretum to serve as a living laboratory for students and faculty, as well as a resource for green industry professionals and the public. In 1976, with a master plan created by his graduate student Fielding Scarborough, Raulston made the first plantings in what would become the NCSU Arboretum, now renamed the J. C. Raulston Arboretum.

This catalog was published on the occasion of the exhibition Plan-and Plant for a Better World: J. C. Raulston and The North Carolina State University Arboretum, which was on display at the D. H. Hill Library Exhibit Gallery from March 2016 through January 2017. The exhibition and catalog celebrate Raulston's life and work, from his childhood in Oklahoma and his time in the military to his more than two decades of service to NCSU as an educator, horticulturist, and arboretum director. The exhibit draws upon the rich archive of Raulston's papers, images, and ephemera in the Special Collections Research Center at the NCSU Libraries.



Author: North Carolina State University Librarie
Publisher: North Carolina State University Libraries
Published: 08/01/2016
Pages: 80
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.51lbs
Size: 9.03h x 6.06w x 0.23d
ISBN: 9780692641286

About the Author
Susan K. Nutter (foreword) is Vice Provost and Director of Libraries at North Carolina State University. Bobby J. Ward (introduction) is author of six books including Chlorophyll in His Veins: J. C. Raulston, Horticulture Ambassador. Mark Weathington (afterword) is Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum.

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