The year 1927 marks the beginning of Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden at its original location in Santa Ana Canyon, northeastern Orange County, California. Letters exchanged between Susanna Bixby Bryant, the botanic garden founder, and various botanists and horticulturalists trace her efforts to obtain seed and planting stock, herbarium specimens, and books and periodicals for her library. Much discussion is devoted to the question of how to fill the position of Scientific Director.
Lenz, Lee W.
"The Botanic Garden—A Reality,"
Aliso: A Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany:
1, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/aliso/vol9/iss1/9
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