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Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 198 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 198
by Anderson. He was a very able man, a man of real coparties [?]. He sought to bring out the best there was in every pupil. He made it an inspirational school. The fame of it almost overshadows the college which succeeded it. The college was put at Vacaville _ because this school seemed a vigorous nucleus for a young college. In the Vacaville Reporter is an article about Mar. 1941, by [intentionally blank] who says her father built cabins for the college students on the hill above the college (which was then on the south bank). Mrs. Harbison says this group of cabins was called Science Hill.  ::::::::: Native Trees We had few trees. The grandest to my mind was the Valley Oak. The adjective to use with it was _lordly._ The Fremont Cottonwood was a fine tall tree, always in some color to some degree _ even in winter _ and therefore the adjective for it was _cheerful._ The Big-leaf Maple is, when well-grown, a _princely_ tree. The tall White Alders, in Miller Canyon are _stately_ trees. The Interior Live Oak is a noble Tree. The Blue Oak of the dry hills is a kindly tree. The California Black Oak is an aristocratic tree. The Digger Pine is a quaint tree. These are the main trees save the willows _ and thus we have in our land the lordly Valley Oak, the cheerful Fremont Cottonwood, the princely Big-leaf Maple, the stately White Alder,
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