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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


Curator of Art Lugene B. Bruno retires

18 January 2022

Effective 15 January 2022 Lugene B. Bruno (assistant curator, 1996–2009; acting curator, 2009–2010; curator, 2010–2022) has retired after nearly 26 years at the Hunt Institute to focus on her own creative pursuits. She is now an Adjunct Research Scholar at the Institute. We wish her well and thank her for everything she has done for the Institute and the Art Department over those years. We will chronicle her many accomplishments in the upcoming spring issue of our Bulletin.

About the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, a research division of Carnegie Mellon University, specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation. To this end, the Institute acquires and maintains authoritative collections of books, plant images, manuscripts, portraits and data files, and provides publications and other modes of information service. The Institute meets the reference needs of botanists, biologists, historians, conservationists, librarians, bibliographers and the public at large, especially those concerned with any aspect of the North American flora.

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