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Guide to the American Bonsai Association, Sacramento records
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Description
The American Bonsai Association, Sacramento (ABAS) contains scrapbooks, club meeting minutes, board meeting minutes, membership rosters, newsletters, reports, correspondence, color photographs, and show ribbons. Founded in the spring of 1958, the American Bonsai Association, Sacramento (ABAS) club is dedicated to providing opportunities, resources and inspiration to promote the living art of bonsai. The documents and ephemera collected by the organization demonstrate the organizational history of the club, its participation in shows, and the types of events it hosted.
Background
The American Bonsai Association, Sacramento (ABAS) is a regional organization dedicated to providing opportunities, resources and inspiration to promote the living art of bonsai. The club has been in operation in the Sacramento area since 1958, and continues to promote the art of bonsai today. The American Bonsai Association is a member club of the Golden State Bonsai Federation, which is an organization dedicated to the promotion of services and activities which promote the art of bonsai throughout California.
Extent
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Restrictions
All requests to publish or quote from private collections held by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) must be submitted in writing to csh@cityofsacramento.org. Permission for publication is given on behalf of CSH as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the patron. No permission is necessary to publish or quote from public records.
Availability
Collection is open for research use.