Botanic Garden Intern Mariah Wyman '09J

Summer Research Project 2008

Blanche Ames Ames: Artist, Botanist, Activist

Funded by the Gayle E. Maloney Garden Internship Fund

Research and compile dossier of information on Blanche Ames Ames (Smith Class of 1899), noted botanical illustrator and member of the prominent Oakes-Ames family, in preparation for a future exhibit of her work at the Church Exhibition Gallery of the Lyman Plant House. Prepare annotated bibliography, biographical sketch, and index of Ames' work. Primary research conducted in the archives of the Ames Family Papers at the Sophia Smith Collection, and Borderland State Park (former home of the Ames Family, North Easton, MA).

Mariah Wyman '09J