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Inventory of the California Native Plant Society Collection
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Series 1 Correspondence and Notes 1961-2009

Physical Description: 0.9 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes extensive correspondence between Mary Wohlers, a founding member of the California Native Plant Society, and other members as well as related correspondence with her family and friends. Also includes Wohlers' notes. Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 1:1

History of California Native Plant Society 2009

Box/Folder 1:2-3:4

Correspondence and Notes 1961-1966

 

Series 2 Minutes 1962-1968

Physical Description: 5 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes minutes of the Friends of the Tilden Park Botanic Garden, the East Bay Regional Park District, the California Horticultural Society, the California Native Plant Society, and the Native Plant Society of New Mexico. Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 3:5

Friends of the Tilden Park Botanical Garden 1962-1964

Box/Folder 5:1

East Bay Regional Park District 1965

Box/Folder 3:6

California Horticultural Society 1964-1965

Box/Folder 3:7-3:8

California Native Plant Society 1965-1967

Box/Folder 3:9

California Native Plant Society: Chapter Affairs 1967

Box/Folder 3:10

California Native Plant Society: Membership List 1968

Box/Folder 3:11

Native Plant Society of New Mexico 1976-1983

 

Series 3 Publications 1959-1990

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged in two subseries: California Native Plant Society; and General Publications.
 

Series 3.1 California Native Plant Society 1965-1990

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes newsletters, fliers, The Four Seasons, and one issue of the Society's journal. Arranged alphabetically.
Box/Folder 3:12-3:13

California Native Plant Society Newsletter 1965-1968 1982

Box/Folder 3:14

California Native Plant Society Newsletter: Local Chapters 1966

Box/Folder 3:15

Fliers undated

Box/Folder 4:1

The Four Seasons 1965 November

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Fremontia, vol.18:no.4 1990 October

 

Series 3.2 General Publications 1959-1970

Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes articles and selections from books published by entities other than the California Native Plant Society. Arranged alphabetically.
Box/Folder 4:3

Brown, Edmund. "How to Put the States Back in Business." Harper's 1964 September

Box/Folder 4:4

California Agriculture, vol.28:no.1 1974 January

Box/Folder 4:5

California Journal of Horticulture, vol.31:no.3 1970 July

Box/Folder 4:6

Crosby, Donald. Writings on Chemical Ecology 1969-1981

Box/Folder 4:7

Edgewood Botanic Garden. "Guide List of Plants." 1965

Box/Folder 4:8

Hansen, C.J. and H.T. Hartmann. Propagation of Temperate-Zone Fruit Plants. 1966

Scope and Content Note

California Agricultural Experiment Station, Circular 471 Revised.
Box/Folder 4:9

Herbert, Van. "Some Psychological Aspects of Driving Through Sacramento." undated

Box/Folder 4:10

IMPACT. Albequerque Journal Magazine, vol.5:no.33 1982

Box/Folder 4:11

Kohl Jr., Henry. "Research Needs for the Use of Environmental Plants." 1973

Box/Folder 4:12

National Audobon Society. "Southwest Report." 1982

Box/Folder 4:13

Native Plant Society of New Mexico Newsletter 1982

Box/Folder 4:14

Saratoga Horticultural Research Foundation. News and Notes 1976

Box/Folder 4:15

Smith, Arthur. "To Keep This Forest Primeval." Pacific Discovery, vol.13:no.2 1960 March-April

Box/Folder 4:16

Smoker, Sam. "Preliminary Heather Pond and Nature Area Master Plan" undated

Box/Folder 4:17

Walker, Mary M. "Botanical Clubs and Native Plant Societies of the United States" 1990

Box/Folder 4:18

Wyman, Donald. The Arboretums and Botanical Gardens of North America. Cambridge: Harvard University, 1959. 1959

 

Series 4 Ephemera 1936-1992

Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes news clippings, membership records, letterhead, a plant price list, and a volume authored by Agnes Morely Cleaveland. Arranged alphabetically.
Box/Folder 5:2

Cleaveland, Agnes Morely. American Primer. Berkeley: Lederer, Street, and Zeus. 1936

Scope and Content Note

Wife of Newton Cleaveland, Yuba Mining and Manufacturing, and mother of Mary Wohlers. Two copies.
Box/Folder 5:3

Letterhead undated

Box/Folder 5:4

The Montclarion, vol.19:no.21 1963 February 20

Box 6

Membership Records undated

Scope and Content Note

Card file of charter members and original sponsors.
Box/Folder 5:5

News Clippings 1960-1993

Box/Folder 5:6

Oakland Tribune:California - The Sunday Tribune Home Magazine 1966 April 24

Box/Folder 5:7

Plant Price List undated

Box/Folder 5:8

Sacramento Bee: California Life 1976 December 4

Box/Folder 5:9

Scrapbook 1963-1992

Scope and Content Note

News clippings
Box/Folder 5:10

Sign undated

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of fundraising sign
 

Series 5 Photographs 1963-1982

Physical Description: 5 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes images of members of the California Native Plant Society, flood damage, and New Mexico. Images are mainly photocopies of prints. Arranged alphabetically.
Box/Folder 5:11

Botanic Garden (unidentified) undated

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy
Box/Folder 5:12

Members of California Native Plant Society at Meeting 1967

Scope and Content Note

Two digital prints on paper of Mary Wohlers, G. Ledyard Stebbins, Susan Frugé, and Leonora Stromaier.
Box/Folder 5:13

New Mexico? 1982

Scope and Content Note

8 photocopies
Box/Folder 5:14

Roof, Jim 1967

Scope and Content Note

1 photographic print
Box/Folder 5:15

Jim Roof Inspecting Flood Damage 1963

Scope and Content Note

19 photocopies