MS 305 Carol Greentree Collection

Summary Information

Repository
San Diego History Center Document Collection
Creator
Greentree, Carol
Title
Carol Greentree Collection
ID
MS 305
Date [inclusive]
1907-1999
Extent
5.25 Linear feet (11 boxes)
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains the subject files and notes of landscape and horticulture historian Carol Greentree, particularly pertaining to the ranchos and missions of San Diego County.

Preferred Citation

Carol Greentree Collection, MS 305, San Diego History Center Document Archives, San Diego, CA.

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Biographical / Historical Notes

Carol Greentree was a landscape and horticulture historian who was based in San Diego for many years. Her area of expertise and focus of study included the adobe ranchos and missions of California, especially in San Diego County.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of Greentree’s subject files and notes on landscape and horticulture in California, especially as they pertain to the ranchos and missions of San Diego County. Files contain copies of articles, Greentree’s own notes and correspondence, booklets, and brochures. Larger subject areas include the Los Penasquitos Rancho, architect Cliff May, and horticulturist Kate Sessions.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged in five series:

Series I: Ranchos;

Series II: Missions;

Series III: Horticulture;

Series IV: Biographical Files;

Series V: San Diego Area History.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

San Diego History Center Document Collection August 22, 2016

1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA, 92101
619-232-6203

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Frank Sweeney in 2014.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Del Mar (Calif.)
  • Old Town (San Diego, Calif.)
  • San Diego (Calif.)

Personal Name(s)

  • May, Cliff
  • Sessions, Kate Olivia, 1857-1940
  • Waterman, Hazel Wood

Subject(s)

  • Adobe houses–California
  • Gardens
  • Landscape architecture
  • Missions — California
  • Ranches — California — San Diego County

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Collection Inventory

 Series I: Ranchos

Box-folder
Alvarado-Johnson Family Tree (Rancho Penasquitos), 19941:1
A Determination of Boundaries for Los Penasquitos Canyon Regional Park Based on Environmental Factors (Master’s Thesis by Constance Ann Willens), 19791:2
American Adobes (book), 19891:3
Bath/Laundry House (Los Penasquitos), 1994-19961:4
Courtyard Plan (Los Penasquitos), 1994-19971:5
Draft Program Environmental Impact Report for Los Penasquitos Ranch House Restoration and East Canyon Development, 19841:6
El Cuervo Adobe (Los Penasquitos) – (photos), 1996-19981:7
Johnson-Taylor Adobe Ranch House, National Register of Historic Places Program, 1980-19931:8
Las Flores Rancho, 1968-19981:9
Lopez Canyon—Ranch and Orchard (Los Penasquitos), 1998-20021:10
Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve: Master Plan, 19932:1
Los Penasquitos Plants, 1984-19942:2
Los Penasquitos Rancho, 1991-20022:3
Manuscript on History of Los Penasquitos by Mary Ward (1 of 2), 19982:4
Manuscript on History of Los Penasquitos by Mary Ward (2 of 2), 19982:5
Mexican Ranch Era, 19842:6
Rancho de Los Penasquitos: On the Road to Yuma by Mary Ward, 19842:7
Rancho Era Gardens and Adobes (Articles, Brochures) (1 of 2), 1960-19943:1
Rancho Era Gardens and Adobes (Articles, Brochures) (2 of 2), 1960-19943:2
Rancho Guajome Gardens, 1969-20023:3

Rancho Guajome Ranch House Restoration: Historic Structure Report, 1992

Box-folder
3:4
Rancho Penasquitos History, 1939-19943:5
Rancho Santa Margarita, 1943-19994:1
Southern California Ranchos and Adobes, 1977-19874:2
“Then and Now” Photos of Penasquitos Creek Rancho, 19974:3

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 Series II: Missions

Box-folder
Booklets on California Missions (1 of 2), 1954-19924:4
Booklets on California Missions (2 of 2), 1969-19934:5
Decoration of the California Missions, 19934:6
Mission San Luis Rey de Francia—Lavanderia/Sunken Garden Preliminary Rehabilitation Program, 19924:7
Mission San Luis Rey de Francia—Cultural Historic Landscape Preservation Proposal, 19904:8
Mission San Luis Rey—Preliminary Survey and Field Reconnaissance Report, 19914:9
Subject File: Mission Gardens, 1937-19975:1
Subject File: San Diego Mission Gardens, 1970-19925:2

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 Series III: Horticulture

Box-folder
Casa de Estudillo, 1958-19935:3
Historical Trees of San Diego Calendar, 20005:4
Old Town Botany by Dale Ward (manuscript), undated5:5
Old Town Gardens, 1967-19895:6
Old Town San Diego Pre-1871 Landscape and Alta California Mission Era Landscape, 19895:7
Photocopy of E. Benard 1907 Business Diary of Mission Valley Nursery, 19075:8
Postcards Featuring Historic Gardens of San Diego, c.1907-19356:1
Proceedings of the Native Plant Revegetation Symposium, 19846:2
Subject File: Americano Era Gardens, 1978-19936:3
Subject File: Native American Horticulture, 1984-19966:4
Torrey Pines, 1952-19946:5

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 Series IV: Biographical Files

Box-folder
Archer Milton Huntington (book), 19636:6
Articles and Correspondence about Cliff May, 1992-20006:7
Cliff May: Articles and Clippings, 1981-19986:8
Cliff May: Basic Data and Background Information, 1984-19967:1
Cliff May Oral History Transcript from UCLA Oral History Program (1 of 2), 19927:2
Cliff May Oral History Transcript from UCLA Oral History Program (2 of 2), 19927:3
Frances Ryan (Escondido Historian and Horticulturalist), 1987-19907:4
Harriet Barnhart Wimmer, 1961-19947:5
Hazel Wood Waterman, 1920-19947:6
Kate Sessions Agave and Aloe Garden (Balboa Park), 1930-19928:1
Kate Sessions’ Oakland, 1933-19968:2
Kate Sessions Statue, Balboa Park, 1985-19988:3
Kate Sessions: Articles and Clippings, 1935-19978:4
Roland Hoyt, 1955-19838:5
Western Ranch Houses by Cliff May (photocopy), 19588:6

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 Series V: San Diego Area History

Box-folder
The California Heritage Cookbook, 19768:7
Columbian Consequences (book), David Hurst Thomas, ed., 19979:1
Cultural Resource Management, Vol 20, No. 3 (Point Loma Lighthouse), 19979:2
Del Mar Decades: A History of Del Mar, 19749:3
Early California Reflections: A Series of Lectures Held at the San Juan Capistrano Branch of the Orange County Public Library, 19879:4
Folk Costume Patterns and Clothing Materials, 1971-19829:5
Handbook for the Re-enactment of the Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition 1775-1975, 19759:6
Index Card Bibliography of Books and Articles on San Diego and California History and Gardens (1 of 2), undated10:1
Index Card Bibliography of Books and Articles on San Diego and California History and Gardens (2 of 2), undated10:2
Los Penasquitos Canyon and Carmel Valley, 1989-199710:3
New Town Era, 198410:4
Photocopies of Photos of San Diego’s Expositions, undated10:5
Photocopy of The San Diego Tourist, 1916 Edition, undated10:6
Photos and Architectural Renderings of San Diego’s Expositions (1 of 2), c.193410:7
Photos and Architectural Renderings of San Diego’s Expositions (2 of 2), c.193410:8
San Diego County Weather History, 1977-199710:9
Save our Sculpture!, 199311:1
Spanish Colonial Era, 198411:2
Survey of Surveys: A Summary of California’s Historical and Architectural Resource Surveys, 198611:3
Sweetwater Dam, 1988-199311:4

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