Sunset Magazine editor Joseph F. Williamson's writings and
speeches, research files, and correspondence. Also included are
editions of the Sunset Western Garden Book.
Williamson worked at Sunset for more than forty years and held
the positions of garden editor from 1961 to 1982 and managing
editor from 1982 to 1990. He edited the magazine's 1967 Western
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Collection is open for research.