Diary of Clara G.
Van Wormer, a Northern California woman who worked for famed
horticulturalist Luther Burbank in the early 20th century, and
who records a trip to the Pacific Northwest.
Clara G. Van Wormer (1889-1983) was born in West Salem,
Wisconsin. Her father, Clement Van Wormer, was an attorney and
real estate agent, and around 1902 the family moved to Santa
Rosa, California. The Van Wormers knew horticulturalist Luther
Burbank, and Clement introduced his daughter to him.
 pages in a ruled notebook, plus two small
photographs. 12mo. Limp black textured split-grain leather,
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.
Collection is open for research.