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Wilson (Albert) papers
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Description
Material related to Wilson's career as horticulturalist, author, and broadcaster.
Background
Albert Wilson (1903–1996), was an American botanist, landscape architect, author, teacher and lecturer on gardening and landscaping, and a TV and radio talk show personality who wrote several books popularizing gardening, as well as an autobiography. Albert Wilson was born in San Francisco and placed in an orphanage. He was saved from the 1906 earthquake when someone tossed him out the orphanage window to safety.
Extent
32 Linear Feet (20 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.