Turfgrass conferences and events collection

Finding aid prepared by Carlota Ramirez, Student Processing Assistant.
Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
Phone: 951-827-3233
Fax: 951-827-4673
Email: specialcollections@ucr.edu
URL: http://library.ucr.edu/libraries/special-collections-university-archives
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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

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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


Box 1, Folder 1

Turfgrass conferences 1959-1965

Box 1, Folder 2

Turfgrass Nurserymen's Institute 1956-1961

Box 1, Folder 3

Turfgrass management 1958-1963

Box 1, Folder 4

Turfgrass Field Day 1956-1962

Box 1, Folder 5

Turfgrass short courses 1956-1961

Box 1, Folder 6

Turfgrass conferences correspondence 1949-1960

Box 1, Folder 7

Southern California Institute members photographs 1950-1960