Joseph F. Williamson Papers

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UC Davis. Special Collections
University of California, Davis, Department of Special Collections, General Library
100 NW Quad
Davis, California 95616-5292
(530) 752-1621
speccoll@ucdavis.edu
http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/specol/
2015


Descriptive Summary

Title: Joseph F. Williamson Papers
Dates: 1951-1999
Collection Number: D-443
Creator/Collector: Williamson, Joseph F.
Extent: 8 linear feet
Repository: UC Davis. Special Collections
Davis, California 95616-5292
Abstract: Manuscripts of Williamson’s writings and speeches, research files, and correspondence relating to his career at Sunset. Also included are editions of the Sunset Western Garden Book.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

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.

Preferred Citation

Joseph F. Williamson Papers. UC Davis. Special Collections

Biography/Administrative History

Williamson worked at Sunset magazine 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 Garden Book.

Scope and Content of Collection

Manuscripts of Williamson’s writings and speeches, research files, and correspondence relating to his career at Sunset. Also included are editions of the Sunset Western Garden Book.

Indexing Terms

Gardening -- West (U.S.)

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