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Wilson (Albert) Photographic Slides
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  • Biographical / Historical
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  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Albert Wilson Photographic Slides
    creator: Wilson, Albert, 1903-1996
    Identifier/Call Number: PC0188
    Physical Description: 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons)
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1980
    Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/spc.

    Biographical / Historical

    Albert Wilson (1903-1966) studied at Stanford University; he earned an AB in Botany in 1927, and an AM in Biology in 1934. Wilson was a botanist, author, and landscape architect. He authored several gardening books, and hosted gardening-themed television and radio talk shows in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Albert Wilson Photographic Slides (PC0188). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift, 2016.

    Scope and Contents

    Collection consists of photographic slides of San Francisco Bay Area plants and gardens including UC Berkeley Botanical Garden & Tilden Park, California. Also includes images of the American West, New York Estates, Europe, Asia, and images of Wilson. Collection dates range from approximately 1950-1980.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Botany -- California.
    United States -- Photographs.
    Wilson, Albert, 1903-1996