Bonnie C. Templeton Collection Contents

Series 1: L.A. County Museum Botany Department 1965--1968.

 

Series Scope and Content

Series contains budget proposals, invoices, requisitions, work orders, and related materials for the Botany Department from 1965 to 1968.

 

Folder Title                                                       Items            Box : Folder

Budgets and Requisitions, 1965-1966  50                items                   1:1

Budgets and Requisitions, 1966-1967  35                items                   1:2

Budgets and Requisitions, 1967-1968  24                items                   1:3

 

Series 2: Travels, 1947--1980

 

Series Scope and Content Summary

Papers, slides, photographs and other materials related to Miss Templeton's professional and personal travel, arranged geographically into these subseries: United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Pacific. The bulk of the material consists of color slides.

 

Subseries: United States

Arizona, Flagstaff, 4/1966                                  16     items     1:4

Arizona, Grand Canyon, 7/1965                           8     items     1:5

Arizona, Petrified Forest National Monument,      20     items     1:6

     8/1960   

Arizona, Prescott, 6-7/1966                               32?     items     1:7

Arizona, Tucson/Arizona-Sonora Desert              17     items     1:8

     Museum, 1961

California, Angeles Crest/Alison Canyon, 5/1962  11     items     1:9

California, Angeles Crest, 4/73, 5.1973                44     items     1:10

California, Antelope Valley, Nature Conservancy

     Pear Blossom Area                                        4      items     1:11

California, Anza                                                   7      items     1:12

California, Ben Lomand, 7/1963                           12      items     1:13                       

California, Berkeley, 6/1962                                 20      items     1:14

California, Big Bear/Snow Summit, 9/1956;           30      items     1:15

     8-9/1958

California, Big Bear, 7/1961                                 51      items     1:16

California, Big Bear Lake, 7/1963                         49      items     1:17

California, Big Bear, 7/1966; 9/1966                     71      items     1:18

California, Big Bear,10-11/1968                            22      items     1:19

California, Big Bear, 7/70; 10/1970                       18      items     1:20

California, Big Bear/Baldwin, 2/1971                     16      items     1:21

California, Big Bear, 7/1971, 10/1971                    40      items     1:22

California, Big Bear, 9/1974                                  22      items     1:23

California, Big Bear, 8/1977                                  55      items     1:24

California, Big Bear, 8/1978; 11/1978                    19      items     1:25

California, Big Bear, 4/1979; 8/1979                      19      items     1:26

California, Big Bear, 7/1980                                  60      items     1:27

California, Big Sur, 1/1957                                     4      items     1:28

California, Calistoga Petrified Forest 1958              10     items     1:29

California, Camp Nelson Trip, 9/1957                    32     items     1:30

California, Carmel Valley, 6/1956; 6/1961              26     items     1:31

California, Catalina Island, Botanists' Field Trip,     66     items     1:32

     2-3/1968

California, Charlton Flats, 4, 7/1955                      24     items     1:33

California, Descanso Gardens                              14     items     1:34

California, Desert Hot Springs/

     Torrey Pine State Natural Reserve, 3/1967       17     items     1:35

California, Devil's Postpile National Monument,       5      items     1:36

    7/1965

California, El Segundo sand dunes, 10/1968          37     items     1:37

California, Fort Jones/Scott Mountain, 7/1957        57     items     1:38

California, Garner Valley, 2/1966                            5      items     2:1

California, Gorman-Frazier Mt., 5/1955                  47      items     2:3

California, The Grapevine (I-5), 4/1973                    43      items     2:4

California, Green Valley Lake, 9/1964                    16      items     2:5

California, Holcomb Valley/Gold Mt., 2/1971           16      items     2:6

California, Huntington Gardens, 7/1963                   14      items     2:7

California, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park,    16      items     2:8     

     5/1968             

California, jmlhua Tree National Monument, 4/1954,

     4/1964, 3/1965                                                 30      items     2:9                       

California, jmlhua Tree National Monument, 6/1970  22      items     2:10

California, La Purissima Hills,  6/1961                     32      items     2:11

California, La Purissima Hills, 7/1981                      15      items     2:12

California, La Quinta Desert, 4/1968                        18      items     2:13

California, Lancaster area, 5/1968                           22      items     2:14

California, Little Tujunga Canyon, 5/?                      19      items     2:15

California, L.A. County-State Arboretum, 

     4/1965, 6/1975, 4/1979                                      70      items     2:16

California, L.A. DWP, 11/1973; 11/1974                   39      items     2:17

California, L.A. Exposition Park, 2/1966                   19      items     2:18

California, Mescal Wildlife Sanctuary, 5/1962            55      items     2:19

California, McKittrick, San Bruno; Monterey, 8/1953  25      items     2:20

California, Mission Santa Inés, n.d.                           6       items     2:21

California, Monterey, 17-mile-drive, 1950; 8/1960;      26       items    2:22

     6/1961

California, Monterey, Los Padres Forest,                  32       items    2:23

     near Cone Peak          

California, Morango Valley, 1/1966; 4/1967                14       items    2:24

California, Morro Bay—Santa Cruz to Ben Lomard      32       items    2:25

California, Mt. Lassen, 6/1960                                   30       items    2:26

California, Mt. Shasta, 7/1957                                   12       items    2:27

California, Mt Shasta, 9/1964                                    24       items    2:28

California, NCLA Botanical Garden                            18       items    2:29

California, North Hollywood                                         6        items    2:30

California, O'Neil Regional Park, Trabuco Canyon,       32       items    2:31

     4/1965

California, Oroville, 4/1967                                          50       items    2:32

California, Pasadena-Japanese Garden; Palos Verdes-

     South Coast Botanic Garden, 6/1977                      23       items     2:33

California, Patrick's Point State Park, 5/1968                  9     items     2:34

California, Plumas National Forest , Butterfly Valley,      20       items    2:35

     6/1969

California, Porterville, 6/1957                                        19       items    2:36

California, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden,

     4/1963; 4/1966; 5/1968; 5/1969; 1970                       51      items    2:37

California, Riverside: USDA Citrus Experimental               9       items    2:38

     Station, 2/66

California, San Bernardino Mt, 9/1964                              4      items    2:39

California, San Jacinto Mt./Riverside                                6      items    3:1

California, San Juan, 3/1964                                            9      items    3:2

California, Santa Lucia Mountains, 7/1966                        9      items    3:3

California, Scott Mountain, 7/1960                                  22     items    3:4

California, Scott Mountain, 6/1965; 12/1971                     30     items    3:5

     (also see Ft. Jones)

California, Sierra Nevada (Mammoth Lake/Shaver Lake/              

     Huntington Lake), 7/1963                                            6      items    3:6

California, Twenty-Nine Palms,  5/1968                             6      items    3:7

California, UC Campus Unknown                                      4      items    3:8

California, Yosemite, Tioga Pass, Glacier Point,               45     items    3:9

     7/1965

California, Yreka/Calif. Border, 7/1960                             23     items    3:10

California, field trip, unknown location, 6/1957;                 64     items    3:11

     3/1961; 3/1972

California, field trip, unknown location,                              15     items    18:1

     negatives, 6/1957

Colorado fossil bed, 12/1968                                            32     items     3:12

Hawaii-Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, 8-9/1961                              120     items     3:13

Hawaii-Hawaii, Maui, 9/1961                                           137     items     3:14

Illinois, University of Illinois, 9/1965                                   17      items     3:15

Michigan, Alma College Gardens                                       8      items     3:16

Montana, Banff/Glacier National Parks, 1962                     11      items     3:17

New York, 1950

Nevada, Las Vegas, 6/1957                                              35      items     3:18

New York; Wyoming,Yellowstone; South Dakota,

     Mr. Rushmore, the Badlands, 1950-1952                       52      items     3:19

Oregon, McDonald Forest, 1958                                        40      items     3:20

     (also see Fungi)Oregon, Oregon St. College, 1958         57      items     3:21

Oregon, Mt Hood                                                              12      items     3:22

U.S. Southwest/Panhandle National Grasslands,               102     items     3:23

10/1970

Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park, 9/1973 (Bristel Cone               

     Pines along the Sunrise Trail in the Queen's Garden

     section of lower canyon)                                                9     items     3:24

Utah, Arches National Monument, 6/1961;

     Zion National Park, 7/1965                                           11     items     3:25

Wyoming, Grand Tetons, n.d.                                             6     items     3:26                                               

 

Subseries: Canada

Ottawa, Montreal Field Trip, 1959                                 8     items     4:1

Ottawa, Montreal, Day of Maple Plantation, 1959         29     items     4:2

Ottawa, Montreal, Lac Juane & Duchesney                 19     items     4:3

Ottawa, Rougemont/Laurentide Park                           64     items     4:4

Ottawa, Montreal/St Gilbert, 1959                               20     items     4:5

British Columbia Butchart Gardens, Vancouver 8/1975  20     items     4:6 

Vancouver University, BC 6/64                                    20     items     4:7

 

Subseries: Mexico

Mexico, 1947                                   100                items                 4:8

Mazatlan, Durango, Guymas, 1953     65                items                  4:9

Mexico, 1955                                   221                items                 4:10

Mexico, 9/1960                                290                items                 4:11

 

Subseries: Europe

France, 8th International Botanic Congress, Paris 1954         121     items     4:12

Germany, Munich Botanic Garden                                          7     items     4:13

Scandinavia, 6/1976                                                           302     items     4:14

Sweden, 9/1976                                                                  10     items     4:15

Switzerland (Basil, Bern, Lucerne)                                         12     items     4:16

United Kingdom, Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, Glasgow, n.d.   31     items     4:17

 

Subseries: Pacific

Australia, 11/1974                                     102                items                   5:1

Australia/New Zealand/Tahiti,11/1974          183               items                   5:2                       

Fiji, Tahiti, Australia, New Zealand, 11/974     122                items                   5:3

Fiji, Tahiti,Australia, New Zealand, 11/1974      74                items                   5:4

 

 

Series 3: Botanical Materials

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains slides, photographs, objects, and drawings depicting botanical and related materials, and Dr. Templeton's field notebooks. The series is sub-divided into the subseries: notesbooks, field notebooks, lectures, plants by topic, plants by name, unidentified plants, photomicrographs, bacteriology, fossil plants, maps & geology, seed samples,  illustrations/models, botanical art/festivals, and gardens/plantings.

 

Subseries: Notebooks

Abies                                                              88          items          5:5

Abies, negatives                                                 3          items        18:2

Canyon trees (abies, pinus, quercus)                  21          items          5:6

Ceanothus, charts of fruits and seeds                   4          items        23:1-4

Compositae - Achene Morphology                       75          items         5:7

Compositae—Slides                                         107          items         5:8

Compositae, negatives                                         6          items       18:3

Coniferaphyta                                                   111          items        6:1

Flowers                                                             91          items        6:2

Flowers                                   

     A-B                                                             73          items         6:3

     C                                                               108          items        6:4

     D-F                                                            115          items        6:5

     G-L                                                            184          items        6:6

     M-R                                                            161          items        6:7

Fungi (lower)-- notes                                         154          items        6:8a

Fungi (lower)-- slides                                         127          items        6:8b

Juniper Fruit and Seed Study:notes & photos                                     

   Juniper study                                                   91          items         7:1

   Photos of Juniper seeds                                   37          items          7:2

Juniper Fruit and Seed Study, negatives                 1          items        18:4

Monocotyledons, Liliacene, Orchidaceae etc.      169          items         7:3

Oleanders (Materials for book)                               8          items         7:4

Oleanders (materials for book), negatives                1          items       18:5

Pinaceae, negatives                                            69          items       18:6

Pinaceae, negatives                                            69          items       18:7

Pinaceae – Picea, Tsuga                                     72          items         7:5

Pinaceae– Picea, Tsuga, negatives                        3          items        18:8

Pinus & other conifiers—notes                               1          items         7:6

Pinus & other conifiers                                        36          items         7:7

Pinus & other conifiers                                      129          items         8:1

Pinus & Picea                                                    81          items         8:2

Pinus & Picea, negatives                                     13          items       18:9

Pinus Radiata, Pinus Remorata                             56          items         8:3

Pinus Radiata, Pinus Remorata, negatives             10          items       18:10

Pinus Sabiniana                                                   70          items         8:4

Pinus Sabiniana, negatives                                   20          items       18:11

Pinus Torreyana                                                  42          items         8:5

Pinus Torreyana, negatives                                    7          items       18:12

Plant data & notes                                              68          items         8:6

Plant data & notes                                              82          items         8:7

Pseudotsuga                                                      42          items         9:1

Pseudotsuga, negatives                                         6          items       18:13

Seed Study                                                       394          items         9:2

Seeds, unidentified, negatives                               14          items        18:14

Taxaceae– Taxodiaceae, Taxus, Torreya, Sequoia  53          items          9:3

Taxaceae–Torreya, Sequoia, negatives                    8          items        18:15

To be identified                                                  124          items          9:4

To be identified                                                  204          items          9:5

 

Subseries: Field Notebooks                                                   

4300—4500 (1941-47),

8233—8399 (1959), Montreal Trip                                     1     item     16

8600—8900 (1960), Mexico                                             1     item     16

8900—9100 (1969), Mexico                                             1     item     16

9100—9300 (1961-62), Rancho Santa Ana Gardens           1     item     16

9389—9599 (1963), Mexico                                             1     item     16

9600—9899 (1963), Seeds                                              1     item     16

9900—10061, Seeds; 10062—10199, (1963-64), Field Trip 1     item     17

10200—10473, ((1965), Rancho Santa Ana Gardens          1     item     17

10500—10799 (1965-1967),Green Valley Lake,                 1     item     17
Big Bear, Placerville

10800—11099 (1967),  Rancho Santa Ana Gardens           1     item     17

11278—11450 (1968), Field trip                                        1     item     17

Mileage notebook                                                            1     item     17

Field labels, 48589184                                                  92     items    17:1

Field labels, 1121211257                                             124     items    17:2

Field labels, 1131011399                                               93     items    17:3

Field labels, 1134011350                                               65     items    17:4

 

Subseries: Lectures

Ecology (Desert)                                              75     items     9:6

Effortless Gardening                                       119     items     10:1

Floral Biology/Sex Life of Flowers                      64     items     10:2

Flowers A-Z                                                   104     items     10:3

History/Legends: Herbs, spices, flavorings, etc   56     items     10:4

Longevity of Plants                                           41     items     10:5

Natural History/Legends—Wildflowers                52     items     10:6

Poisonous Plants around Us                            121     items     10:7

 

Subseries: Plants by topic

Arizona Highways                                                      41     items     10:8

Economic Botany (Carolina Biological Supply)              53     items      10:9                

Fern Life Cycle (Carolina Biological Supply)                  20     items     10:10

Flower Survey (Carolina Biological Supply)                   23      items     10:11

Fungi Survey (Carolina Biological Supply)                    20      items     10:12

Marchantia Life Cycle (Carolina Biological Supply)        20     items     10:13

Marsilea Life Cycle (Carolina Biological Supply)              9     items     10:14

Medicinal plants (Macmillan Science Co., set 13TK95) 48      items     10:15

Moss Life Cycle (Carolina Biological Supply)                25      items     10:16

Pine Life Cycle                                                          25      items     10:17

Philippines Plants (glass slides)                                  24     items      20:1-13

Plant Ecology (Carolina Biological Supply)                   84     items      10:18

Slime Mold Life Cycle (Carolina Biological Supply)        11     items      10:19

Sunflowers(Carolina Biological Supply)                          8     items      10:20

Tropical Fruits (General Biological Incorp., set 11TK6)  23     items      10:21

Tropical Plants of Economic Importance                      32     items      10:22

   (Macmillan Science Co., set set 11TK6 )

 

Subseries: Plants by name

A -- miscellaneous                                              26         items        11:1

Abies bracteata (Santa Lucia Fir),                          2          items        11:2
Monterey, Los Padres Forest

Abies bracteata, negatives                                     1          item         18:16

Abies venusta, Monterey, Los Padres Forest CA    11          items        11:3

Abies venusta, negatives                                      15          items        19:1

B – miscellaneous                                                14          items        11:4

C – miscellaneous                                                74          items        11:5

Calycadenia tenella, negatives                                 1          item         19:2

Ceanothus, Charts of Fruits & Seed (glass slides)     4          items        23:1-4

Chionanthus virginica                                              9          items        11:6

Chionanthus virginica, negatives                               4          items        19:3

D – miscellaneous                                                 15         items        11:7

Dodder (Cuscuta)                                                  33         items        11:8

Dodder Larrea                                                       42         items        11:9

Dodder Larrea (Plants), negatives                           12         items        19:4

Plants by Name: Dodder Larrea (Seeds), negatives  16         items        19:5

Dodder (Cuscuta) on Tree Tobacco plant                  2          items        11:10

E – miscellaneous                                                 12         items        11:11

Echium                                                                 13         items        11:12

Equiselaceae (Horsetails)                                         7         items        11:13

Eucalyptus Flower                                                  14        items        11:14

F/G– miscellaneous                                                23        items        11:15

Ferns                                                                     21        items        11:16

Fungi (identified)                                                   243        items         11:17

Fungi (unidentified)                                               154         items         11:18

Furcrea                                                                 20         items         11:19

Ginger                                                                  13          items         11:20

H-I – miscellaneous                                               21          items         11:21

Horse chestnut, Carmel Valley, 7/1959                   17          items         11:22

Iris                                                                       16          items         11:23

J-K –miscellaneous                                                 3          items          12:1

Koelreuteria, fruits & seeds                                    21          items          12:2

L -- miscellaneous                                                 32          items          12:3

Larrea tridentata                                                   22          items          12:4

Larrea tridentata (Cresote bush), negatives              12          items          19:6

Lichens                                                                26          items          12:5

M – miscellaneous                                                22          items          12:6

Monterey Pine, negative                                        11          items          19:7

Mosses                                                                 8          items          12:7

N/O – miscellaneous                                             18          items          12:8

P – miscellaneous                                                 11          items         12:9

Pine Cones & Seeds, negatives                              24          items         19:8

Pines and other Conifers                                        79          items         12:10

Pines and other Conifers, negatives                         64          items         19:9

Pinus Attenuata, negatives                                       8          items         19:10

Pinus/Picea                                                           77          items         12:11

Pinus/Picea, negatives                                            10          items         19:11                      

R-S-T – miscellaneous                                            36          items         12:12

Slime Molds                                                           16          items         12:13

V-Y – miscellaneous                                                9          items         12:14

Various identified plants (glass slides)                      24          items         21:7-22:18

Plant list of glass slides of various identified plants      1          items         12:15

 

Subseries: Unidentified Plants

Desert/Mountain plants   155          items         12:16

Flowering plants             415          items         12:17

Flowering plants             415          items         13:1

Trees                            118          items         13:2

 

Subseries: Photomicrographs

Pine needles, photomicrographs                       13          items         13:3

Various plants, tests of photo attachments on    40          items         13:4
microscope

Photomicrographs: Various plants, tests of photo 7          items         19:12
      attachments on microscope, negatives 

 

Subseries: Bacteriology             

Slides           24          items           13:5

 

Subseries: Fossil plants

Asphaltum artifact                                              2          items          13:6

Fossil fruits                                                      75          items         13:7

Fossil plant illustrations                                       5          items         13:8

Fossil redwood                                                  12          items         13:9

Fruits & seeds of modern fossils                         52          items         13:10

La Brea fossils                                                 149          items         13:11

Miocene fossil cones (glass plates)                       3          items         20:1-3

Pleistocene plants - slides                                  93          items         13:12

Pleistocene plants & geography                           34          items         13:13

Pleistocene plants & geography, negatives                      items         19:13

Pleistocene plants & geography (glass plates)         2          items         20:4-5

Seed morphology study & La Brea seeds               79          items         13:14

 

Subseries: Maps & Geology

Forest distribution/Vegetation/                    51          items          13:15
Pleistocene maps

Point Fermin Anticline area                          6          items          13:16

Point Fermin Anticline area (glass plates)      1          items          20:6

Rancho La Brea fossil beds, negatives          4          items          19:14

 

Subseries: Seed Samples

Pinus contorta         1            item           14:1

Pinus sabiniana       1            item           14:2

Pinus sabiniana       1            item           14:3

Pinus (unidentified)   1            item           14:4

Pinus (unidentified)   1            item           14:5

Oenathera hookeri    1            item           14:6

 

Subseries: Illustrations/Models

Armer, Sidney -- prints                         30          items          15:1

Armer, Sidney -- prints                         31          items          15:2

Armer, Sidney -- slides                         73          items          15:3

Marchand, Paul -- models of fungi          51          items          15:4

Model of Utricularia                                3          items          15:4b

Model of Utricularia, negatives                 3          items          19:15

Smith, Ethelynde, exhibit                        6          items          15:5

Unknown artist                                       7          items          15:6

Labels, printing plates for Strephanthus    2          items          23:5-7
inflatus & Encelia farinosa 

 

Subseries: Botanical Art/Festivals

Floral Art class 36 items 15:7
Wildflower Festival, 11/1978 19 items 15:8
World Flower Festival/Mini Wildflower Festival, 4/1979 16 items 15:9

 

Subseries: Gardens/Plantings

Freeway plantings 56 items 15:10
Templeton garden plants, 1958-1970 172 items 15:11

 

Series 4. Miscellaneous

Series Scope and Content Summary:

This series consists of miscellaneous photographs reflecting Miss Templeton's personal interests.

People & pets 45 items 15:12
Orchid Society Picnic 20 items 15:13
Templeton's car   7 items 15:14
Insects, 7/1958  2 items 15:15
Sunrises, sunsets & clouds 34 items 15:16
Hearst's Castle, 6/1958 11 items 15:17
Treasures of Tutankhamun 55 items 15:18