The collection consists of a day book belonging to the Asher family, recording personal and professional information activities
and accounts for 1912-1913.
Josephus Marion Asher (1833-1912) arrived in San Diego in 1869 and was the first commercial nurseryman in the area, providing
buyers with fruit trees, shrubs, and vines from his Fruit Vale ranch in Paradise Valley. Asher was married to Sarah Haley
Clark (1844 – 1913) and they had eight children, including Josephus Marion Asher, Jr. and Robert H. Asher (hermit of Palomar).
0.25 Linear feet
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
This collection is open for research.