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Inventory of the Margaret Stones Watercolors,
MC085  
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  • Indexing Terms
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  • Creator: Stones, Margaret
    Title: Margaret Stones Watercolors
    Date: 1987
    Extent: 0.2 linear feet
    Abstract: Margaret Stones, botanical artist, served for twenty-five years as the principal illustrator for Curtis's Botanical Magazine and worked under commission for the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, England. The collection contains six original watercolors of Northern California plants, painted in 1987 while Stones was visiting California.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: MC085
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Margaret Stones, botanical artist, served for twenty-five years as the principal illustrator for Curtis's Botanical Magazine and worked under commission for the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, England. She is the author of The endemic flora of Tasmania (1967) and Flora of Louisiana (1991).

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains six original watercolors of Northern California plants, painted in 1987 while Stones was visiting California. Arranged alphabetically by plant name.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Stones, Margaret
    Plants in art
    Watercolor painting
    Botanical illustration
    Botany--California, Northern--Pictorial works

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Margaret Stones in 1989.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed these papers and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Margaret Stones Watercolors, MC085, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.