The George H. Kelley Papers spans the years 1939-c.1990 and documents Kelley’s life and career. The collection is divided
into two series: Personal Papers and Professional Papers, and consists of photographs, clippings, film reels and Kelley’s
George H. Kelley was born in 1906 in Denver, Colorado. His father was a gardener and passed on the trade to both of his sons.
George began working in greenhouses near their home at the age of 10, by the age of 21, he was a professional rose grower
and by 26, had gained experience at three different nurseries while also attending business school at night.
1 Cubic Foot.
1 document box, 1 flat box
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