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Papers of Roy Clark, 1935-1949.

Author: Roy ClarkGeorge Campbell, SirFred GalleHerbert G IhrigPeter MilanAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Papers of Clark contain correspondence, plant and seed catalogs, price lists and plant orders.
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Genre/Form: Business records
Letters (Correspondence)
Trade catalogs
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Clark; George Campbell, Sir; Fred Galle; Herbert G Ihrig; Peter Milan; G G Nearing; G. Ghose & Company.; Walter C. Slocock Ltd.; Green Pastures Gardens.; Hillier & Sons.; Homestead Nurseries.; Kiyono Nurseries.; Knap Hill Nursery.; Layritz Nurseries.; Lem's Nursery.; Lindo Nursery.; Longview (Crichton, Ala.); R. Gill & Son.; R. Wallace & Company.; Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.; Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain); Semmes Nurseries.; State Flower Nurseries.; Toichi Domoto Nursery.; United States. Department of Agriculture.; United States. National Park Service.; W. Parker and Sons Nursery.; Wight Nurseries.
OCLC Number: 647833003
Description: 200 items
Other Titles: Roy Clark papers
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Abstract:

Papers of Clark contain correspondence, plant and seed catalogs, price lists and plant orders.

Correspondents are nurseries and growers in the United States and abroad, including Sir George Campbell, Fred Galle, G. Ghose & Co., Goldsworth Old Nursery, Green Pastures Gardens, Hillier & Sons, Homestead Nurseries, Herbert G. Ihrig, Kiyono Nurseries, Knap Hill Nursery, Layritz Nurseries, Lem's Nursery, Lindo Nursery, "Longview," Peter Milan of Toichi Domoto Nursery, Guy G. Nearing, R. Gill & Son, R. Wallace & Company, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Royal Horticultural Society, Semmes Nurseries (formerly Kiyono Nurseries), State Flower Nursery, the United States Dept. of Agriculture, the National Park Service, W. Parker and Sons Nursery, and Wight Nurseries.

Of interest is a letter, 1942 February 9, from Semmes Nurseries of Crichton, Ala., successor to Kiyono Nurseries, explaining that the operators are loyal Americans and that no income or profits from the business will benefit enemy aliens.

Other topics discussed briefly include the difficulty of obtaining and shipping plants during World War II, and plant quarantines.

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