Del Amo Nurseries Collection


California State University, Dominguez Hills
University Library
Landscape nurseries ; Nursery growers—California ; Nursery—Management ; Ornamental plant industry ; Horticulture.
This collection consists of materials from the San Pedro Rancho Nursery and Del Amo Nursery founded by Gregorio del Amo. Included are ledgers, tax documents, correspondence, contract information, catalogs, and artifacts on the subjects of growing and providing landscaping materials, daily business practices, contracts with cities and theme parks, and other topics. Other materials include correspondence to and from Sea World and the Selective Service System, purchase orders, legal documents, news clippings, advertisements, price lists from Del Amo Nurseries, and artifacts collected by the company. A large group of the correspondence is from Vice-President Thomas Herron and general managers H. J. Scherer and Ove Hoyer.
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Collection Size:
32 linear feet
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Citation Sample:
Del Amo Nurseries Collection, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills.
Collection policy:
There are no access restrictions on this collection.