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Watkins (Lee H.) Papers
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Lee H. Watkins Papers
    Creator: Watkins, Lee H.
    Identifier/Call Number: D-084
    Identifier/Call Number: 215
    Physical Description: 6.4 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1939-1972
    Abstract: Lee H. Watkins (1908-1972) served as an apicultural assistant for the University of California, Davis from 1952-1964. The collection contains correspondence, research notes, and research papers concerning early American beekeeping history. The collection also contains a series of correspondence and poetry from William Everson and articles about and a painting by Henry Miller.
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.

    Biography

    Member of a prominent California beekeeping family and a commercial beekeeper until 1941; president of the Alameda County Beekeepers' Association (1949-1951), apiary inspector for Alameda County (1950-1951), and apicultural assistant for the University of California, Davis, (1952-1964).

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains correspondence, research notes, and research papers concerning early American beekeeping history. The collection also contains a series of correspondence and poetry from William Everson and articles about and a painting by Henry Miller.

    Processing Information

    Liz Phillips encoded this finding aid with help from student assistant Aditi Sinha.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lee H. Watkins Papers, D-084, Archives and Special Collections, UC Davis Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bee culture
    Watkins, Lee H. -- Archives
    Everson, William (1912-1994) -- Correspondence