Gail M. Fosler Papers, 1951-1983
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Brief Description:

Gail M. Fosler (1919-2009) was a professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His research and publications concerned floriculture. Professor Fosler was also the editor of the Illinois State Florist's Association Bulletin for more than 40 years.

The Gail M. Fosler Papers consist of one series, which contains research correspondence, sketchings of horticultural designs, photographs, his publications, and publication revisions. It also contains select circulars of the UIUC Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics and issues of the Garden Writers Bulletin from the Garden Writers Association of America.

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Record Series Number: 8/12/27
Created by: Fosler, Gail M. (1919-2009)
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
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Arrangement:

Series 1: Subject Files, 1951-1983

This series contains research correspondence, sketchings of horticultural designs, and photographs, publications, and publication revisions. It also contains select circulars of the UIUC Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics and issues of the Garden Writers Bulletin from the Garden Writers Association of America.

Biographical Note for Fosler, Gail M. (1919-2009) :

Gail Marvin Fosler (1919-2009) was associate professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His research and publications concerned floriculture. Professor Fosler was also the editor of the Illinois State Florist's Association Bulletin for more than 40 years.

Gail Marvin Fosler was born on March 20, 1919 near Milford, Nebraska, to Roy and Florence Fosler. He received his B.S. from the University of Nebraska in 1942. After serving as an aviator in the U.S. Air Force during the Second World War, Professor Fosler completed his M.S. in 1947 and his PhD circa 1950 at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Professor Fosler retired in 1984.

Subject Index
Faculty Papers
Floriculture
Horticulture