Dorothy Ammerman Collection, 1932-2017
Title Dorothy Ammerman Collection
Collection ID SCRC 25
Creator Ammerman, Dorothy, 1921-2017
Quantity 0.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Repository Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries
Language Materials in English.
Detailed Collection Information
Dorothy Ammerman, born in 1921, graduated from the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women in 1943. She went on to work for Burpee Seed Company for over 20 years in California developing plant species.
Description of Collection
Collection contains a photograph album created by Dorothy Ammerman, class of 1943, documenting her years at PHSW, as well as a diploma, graduation pin and certificates, clippings, and news articles.
A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: https://temple-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?...
Collection is open for research.
Collections Stored Off-Site
This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.
Publication and Copyright Information
The Dorothy Ammerman Collection is the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.
[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Dorothy Ammerman Collection, SCRC 25, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women Records, SCRC 45, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women Photograph Album, SCRC 288, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Donated by Marla Cohan, niece of Dorothy Ammerman, in January 2018.
Collection processed and finding aid prepared in March 2018 by Holly Beth Wilson, Part Time Processing Archivist/Librarian.
The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:
Personal/Family Names: Ammerman, Dorothy, 1921-2017
Temple University (Ambler Campus)
Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women
Women in agriculture--United States--Pennsylvania--History
Places: Ambler (Pa.)
Clippings Diplomas Objects Photocopies Photographs Scrapbooks
1 1 Scrapbook 1941-1943 1 2 Photographs (one includes a news clipping) 1932-2015 1 3 Diplomas (including PSHW), awards, memberships 1943-1971 1 4 Obituary and gathering of family and friends October-November, 2017 1 5 Photocopy of Ancestry.com information 1921-2017 1 6 Graduation pin, silver garden spade 1943 1 7 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Plaque "The Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women" 2002 2 1 Handmade mug "Horticulture - Landscape Design - Agriculture" 1943