Edward O Wilson, Harvard University Faculty Emeritus in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, has been a transcendent figure in the world of biodiversity research. His long and storied career of field study, writing, and teaching, has led him to be … Continue reading
MOUNT AUBURN CEMETERY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Mary Lee Aldrich Robert Airasian Jr. Eliza S. Anderson, Secretary David P. Barnett, President & CEO Thomas C. Cooper Lindsay Leard Coolidge Dean Hara James F. Hunnewell, Jr. Patricia B. Jacoby, Chair Paul Kuenstner Philip … Continue reading
Published biannually, Sweet Auburn is an exploration and celebration of the many facets of Mount Auburn Cemetery. Topics covered in the magazine include art, architecture, biography, burial and commemoration, conservation, design, ecology, education, history, horticulture , genealogy, preservation, and wildlife.
The trustees of Mount Auburn first started to consider establishing a crematorium in 1885 but awaited “the further development of public sentiment.” In 1897 the Cemetery applied to the state legislature for an act authorizing Mount Auburn Cemetery to establish a crematory. Architect … Continue reading