LOC/S/S4. Plant culture
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs is a loosely organized combination of outing clubs which as founded in 1932. This collection contains the general and officer records, correspondence, minutes and resolutions of the Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs. It is divided in to seven series and is contained in thirteen boxes.
Lilla Irvin Leach (1886-1980) was a field botanist who specialized in Oregon flora from 1915-1945. She discovered more than a dozen species and two new genera, Kalmiopsis leachiana and Bensoniella oregana. Lilla and her husband John Leach purchased a tract of land in southeast Portland where they developed a botanical garden named Sleepy Hollow. The collection includes correspondence, notes, notebooks, articles, and a few photographs.
Dwight Fay Rettie worked for and managed a variety of Federal government agencies from 1955 to 1986. The Papers contain documents pertaining to Rettie's work for various government agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management. The materials include policy papers, subject files, meeting minutes, speeches, and correspondence. Also included are personal correspondence, writings, and publication materials.