Harry M. Butterfield served as an Agricultural Extension Specialist at the University of California (1914-1955); Garden Editor,
Oakland Tribune (1955-1960); and President of the California Horticultural Society. His papers contain manuscripts, research material, and
photographs on the history of horticulture in California.
Harry Morton Butterfield was born on November 19, 1887 in Wilsonville, Nebraska, the son of William Tilton and Mary Louisa
Butterfield. He received a B.S. in 1914 and an M.S. in 1916 from the University of California, Berkeley. He served as an Agricultural
Extension Specialist at the University of California (1914-1955); Garden Editor, for the Oakland Tribune (1955-1960); and was President of the California Horticultural Society.
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