Lee H. Watkins Papers

UC Davis. Special Collections
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@lib.ucdavis.edu
http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/specol/
2014


Descriptive Summary

Title: Lee H. Watkins Papers
Dates: 1939-1972
Collection Number: D-084
Creator/Collector: Watkins, Lee H.
Extent: 6.4 linear feet
Repository: UC Davis. Special Collections
Davis, California 95616-5292
Abstract: Lee H. Watkins (1908-1972) served as an apicultural assistant for the University of California, Davis from 1952-1964. The collection contains correspondence, research notes, and research papers concerning early American beekeeping history. The collection also contains a series of correspondence and poetry from William Everson and articles about and a painting by Henry Miller.
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

Lee H. Watkins Papers. UC Davis. Special Collections

Biography/Administrative History

Member of a prominent California beekeeping family and a commercial beekeeper until 1941; president of the Alameda County Beekeepers' Association (1949-1951), apiary inspector for Alameda County (1950-1951), and apicultural assistant for the University of California, Davis, (1952-1964)

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence, research notes, and research papers concerning early American beekeeping history. The collection also contains a series of correspondence and poetry from William Everson and articles about and a painting by Henry Miller.

Indexing Terms

Bee culture
Watkins, Lee H.--Archives
Everson, William, 1912-1994

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