Wilson Popenoe papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Wilson Popenoe papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1919-1968, undated
Collection Number: MS 041
Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: This collection includes the diary, record book, and photographs of botanist and agronomist Wilson Popenoe, who studied avocados, navel oranges, mangoes, and other plant life throughout Mexico, Central and South America. Popenoe was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture Office of Seed and Plant Introduction in the role of agricultural explorer from 1913-1925, where he collaborated with David Fairchild, Archibald Shamel, and Palemon Howard Dorsett.
Languages: The collection is in English and Spanish.

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. Wilson Popenoe papers (MS 041). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Collection Scope and Contents

This collection includes the diary, record book, and photographs of botanist and agronomistt Wilson Popenoe, who studied avocados, navel oranges, mangoes, and other plant life throughout Mexico, Central and South America. Popenoe was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture Office of Seed and Plant Introduction in the role of agricultural explorer from 1913-1925, where he collaborated with David Fairchild, Archibald Shamel, and Palemon Howard Dorsett.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Avocado
Citrus fruits -- Research
Latin America

Genres and Forms of Materials

Field notes