Manuscripts of Williamson’s writings and speeches, research files, and correspondence relating to his career at Sunset. Also
included are editions of the Sunset Western Garden Book.
Williamson worked at Sunset magazine for more than forty years and held the positions of garden editor from 1961 to 1982 and
managing editor from 1982 to 1990. He edited the magazine’s 1967 Western Garden Book.
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.