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a black-and-white photo of woman from the early 20th century walking along a rock wall in bloom with flowers.
A black and white photo of a log cabin taken in the late 19th century.


The Morris Arboretum Archives was established in 1987 to acquire, conserve, and catalog one-of-a-kind documents, letters, maps, architectural blueprints, landscape drawings, financial ledgers, diaries, lantern slides, photos, and negatives. Historic books, newspapers, research material, reports, and artifacts are also cataloged at the Arboretum.