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Pacific Coast nurseryman, award-winning horticulturalist, and historian : oral history transcript / 1998.
BANC MSS 99/235 c; Phonotape 2985 C:1-8; BANC MSS 99/235 c
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Title:

Pacific Coast nurseryman, award-winning horticulturalist, and historian : oral history transcript / 1998
California horticulture oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Carman, Edward S. (Edward Stuart), 1922-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Riess, Suzanne B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Guerzon, Angel.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Carman history in the Los Gatos area, founding Carman's Nursery in 1937; Peninsula nursery history, businesses, impact of World War II; Ed and Jean Carman's nursery since 1946, the role of the family; successful introduction of the kiwi vine from New Zealand, 1968: Trevor Davies, shipping arrangements, the market, other imports, Rhodohypoxis; travel, photography, and English connections; wisteria, and Toichi Domoto; Victor Reiter and other northern California plantsmen, plant propagators; horticultural society affiliations: American Rock Garden Society, Western Horticultural Society, California Horticultural Society, Saratoga Horticultural Foundation, others; California Association of Nurserymen, awards and honors; active role in Los Gatos community; aspects of running a thriving nursery business and plant inventory.

Date:

1998 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Horticulturists -- California -- Interviews
Horticulture -- California, Northern
Nurseries (Horticulture) -- California -- Los Gatos

Note:

Edward S. Carman ; with an introduction by Angel Guerzon. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1997. The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: California horticulture oral history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Shelved as Phonotape 2985 C:1-8.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (vi, 195 p.) : col. ports. ; 28 cm.
8 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3s3p
BANC MSS 99/235 c
Phonotape 2985 C:1-8
BANC MSS 99/235 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3s3p