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Turfgrass conferences and events collection
MS 050  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Turfgrass conferences and events collection
    Date (inclusive): 1949-1965, undated
    Collection Number: MS 050
    Extent: 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection consists of documents, programs, and fliers from conferences and events on turfgrass management held mostly in California in the 1950s and early 1960s.
    Languages: The collection is in English.


    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Turfgrass conferences and events collection (MS 050). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Provenance unknown.

    Processing History

    The collection was processed by Carlota Ramirez, Student Processing Assistant, 2017.
    Processing of the Turfgrass conferences and events collection was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside, as part of the Special Collections & University Arcives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of documents, pamphlets, correspondence, and flyers related to conferences and events held mostly in California during the 1950s and 1960s, focusing on turfgrass management and research. Materials in the collection also include brochures and photographs from the Southern California Turfgrass Institute.

    Collection Arrangement

    Materials in the collection are arranged topically.

    Indexing Terms

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


    Turf management
    Turfgrasses industry

    Genres and Forms of Materials