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English garden history, western gardening, and creating and editing Pacific horticulture : oral history transcript / 2000.
BANC MSS 2002/48 c; Phonotape 3219 C:1-11
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Title:

English garden history, western gardening, and creating and editing Pacific horticulture : oral history transcript / 2000
California horticulture oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Waters, W. George, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Riess, Suzanne B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Boyhood in wartime London, conscientious objector status, alternative service jobs; research work at Kodak, Ltd., 1954-1972, bicycling; British Garden History Society activities, programs, horticultural groups, status; Waters's gardens in England; marriage, and move to Berkeley, CA; connecting with California Horticultural Society, founding of Pacific Horticultural Foundation, decision to revamp California Horticultural Journal: journal format committee, financing, supporters, advertisers, distribution; discussion of Waters's editorial stance, book reviews, photography, Mediterranean gardens, working with authors; distinctive Bay Area gardens, gardeners, and Lester Hawkins, Marge Hayakawa, others. Appendices include an autobiographical statement by Olive Rice Waters; and letters to authors.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Waters, Olive Rice
California Horticultural Society.
Pacific Horticultural Foundation (U.S.)
Pacific horticulture
California horticultural journal
Horticulturists -- California -- Interviews
Horticulture -- California -- Periodicals
Horticulture -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area
Gardening -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

Note:

W. George Waters ; with an introduction by Susan M. Smith. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1998. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the 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 interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3219 C:1-11.
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:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (viii, 229 p.) : ill., port. ; 29 cm.
11 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0w1p
BANC MSS 2002/48 c
Phonotape 3219 C:1-11

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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