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Guide to the Frederick F. Halma papers
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Series 1. Academic career. 1925-1955, undated.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains lecture notes, correspondence, photographs, and other material related to Dr. Frederick F. Halma’s career as a scientific researcher at the University of California. Includes lecture notes and exam questions from his Horticulture 102 class, research papers regarding horticulture, and correspondence related to his retirement in 1954.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 1

Typescript titled "Lecture on Tropical Fruit" by Dean Merrill. 1925.

Box 1, Folder 2

Research papers written by colleagues and students regarding horticulture. 1944-1950.

Box 1, Folder 3

Lecture notes from Horticulture 102 class. 1950-1952.

Box 1, Folder 4

Lecture notes from Horticulture 102 class. 1953-1954.

Box 1, Folder 5

Examinations from Horticulture 102 class. 1951-1954.

Box 1, Folder 6

Photographs and negatives of Horticulture 102 class field trip to San Diego, California. 1946.

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence of Frederick F. Halma regarding his retirement. 1954-1955.

Box 1, Folder 9

Photographs and negatives of cherimoya fruit, kei apples and pistachio trees. 1938-1940.

Box 1, Folder 10

Press clipping from the California Citrograph (August 1954) regarding the retirement of Frederick F. Halma. 1954.

Box 4

Lantern slides of cherimoya fruit. undated.

 

Series 2. Citrus research and industry. 1919-1956, undated.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains publications, project files, photographs, and other material regarding citrus research conducted by Dr. Frederick F. Halma at the Citrus Experiment Station in Riverside, California and throughout Southern California. Includes project files regarding Citrus Project 193-D, press clippings and correspondence regarding the Riverside Parent Navel Orange Tree, and publications regarding the citrus industry.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 8

Documents written by Frederick F. Halma to the Dean about research projects, expenses, and World War II activities. 1944-1954.

Box 1, Folder 11

Annual reports and summaries regarding citrus projects and experiments conducted by Frederick F. Halma. 1926-1932.

Box 1, Folder 12

Annual reports and summaries regarding citrus projects and experiments conducted by Frederick F. Halma. 1933-1954.

Box 1, Folder 13

Correspondence between Frederick F. Halma, citrus growers, and colleagues regarding citrus projects and citrus plots. 1950-1956.

Box 1, Folder 14

Research conducted by Frederick F. Halma regarding citrus fruit and trees. 1952-1954, undated.

Box 1, Folder 15

Press clippings regarding Frederick F. Halma and his citrus research. 1945-1946, undated.

Box 2, Folder 1

Publications written by Frederick F. Halma regarding citrus research and the citrus industry. Includes a numbered bibliography that lists both citrus and avocado publications in chronological order (Note: avocado publications are located in Series 3). 1919-1929.

Box 2, Folder 2

Publications written by Frederick F. Halma regarding citrus research and the citrus industry. 1931-1941.

Box 2, Folder 3

Publications written by Frederick F. Halma regarding citrus research and the citrus industry. 1942-1952.

Box 2, Folder 4

Project files regarding Citrus Project 193-D, a comparative study of oranges and lemons propagated by cuttings and budding. 1933-1937, undated.

Box 2, Folder 5

Project files regarding the J.W. Wing plot of citrus trees that were part of Citrus Project 193-D. 1933-1946, undated.

Box 2, Folder 6

Project files regarding the Citrus Experiment Station S1, Block C Plot of citrus trees that were part of Citrus Project 193-D. 1932-1952.

Box 2, Folder 7

Press clippings and correspondence regarding an orange tree that Frederick F. Halma donated to the City of Riverside that was produced from the cuttings of the Riverside Parent Navel Orange Tree. Includes press clippings about Eliza Tibbets and the origins of the Riverside Parent Navel Orange Tree. 1934-1936.

Box 2, Folder 8

Photographs and negatives of white sapote fruit and of wooden frames built around orange trees where soil temperatures were recorded. 1938-1940.

Box 2, Folder 9

Photographs of an unidentified citrus experiment station. undated.

Box 2, Folder 10

Photographs of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster that occurred near Santa Clarita, California. 1928.

 

Series 3. Avocado research and industry. 1937-1963.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains publications, project files, photographs and other material regarding avocado research conducted by Dr. Frederick Halma at UCLA and throughout Southern California. Includes documents regarding avocado rootstock trials/experiments, project files on avocado variety studies, and photographs of avocado trees during the freeze of January 1937.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 3, Folder 1

Report (1943-1953) on the progress and findings of Frederick F. Halma's avocado rootstock experiments. 1953.

Box 3, Folder 2

Documents regarding avocado rootstock trials conducted in California by Frederick F. Halma. 1944-1953.

Box 3, Folder 3

Annual reports and summaries regarding avocado rootstock investigations. 1945-1963.

Box 3, Folder 4

Documents and correspondence regarding avocado rootstock investigations and the avocado plots/trees involved in the investigations. 1944-1961.

Box 3, Folder 5

Documents regarding the California avocado plots involved in avocado rootstock investigations, trials, and experiments. 1948-1953.

Box 3, Folder 6

Project files regarding an avocado variety project conducted by Frederick F. Halma. 1949-1954.

Box 3, Folder 7

Documents and photographs regarding the effect of low temperatures on avocado trees during the freeze of January 1937. 1937-1939.

Box 3, Folder 8

Publications written by Frederick F. Halma regarding avocado research and the avocado industry. Includes a numbered bibliography that lists both citrus and avocado publications in chronological order (Note: citrus publications are located in Series 2). 1937-1952.

Box 3, Folder 9

Press clippings about Frederick F. Halma and his avocado research. 1948-1949.

Box 3, Folder 10

Photographs and negatives of avocado fruit, avocado trees, and of Frederick F. Halma and his wife working with young avocado trees. 1940-1954.