The Ira J. Condit papers contain scrapbooks, notes, correspondence, photographs and articles written by Ira J. Condit, an
American horticulturist who studied subtropical fruits including the fig, olive, and avocado. Includes meeting minutes from
the Citrus Experiment Station (1915-1929) as well as information on the avocado and ficus genus, particularly figs. Of note
is an album of photographs documenting a trip Condit took to China in 1934. The album contains photos of Condit and others
as well as various plant specimens.
Ira J. Condit was a noted horticulturalist at the University of California Citrus Experiment Station (later UC, Riverside).
He is rememebered for his pioneering research on the Ficus genus.
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