Luther Burbank Papers 1830-1989 (bulk 1880-1926)

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Luther Burbank Papers, 1830-1989, (bulk 1880-1926)

Luther Burbank Papers 1830-1989 (bulk 1880-1926)

Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.

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