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David Fairchild papers
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David Grandison Fairchild was an American botanist and plant explorer. Fairchild was responsible for the introduction of more than 200,000 exotic plants and varieties of established crops into the United States, including soybeans, mangos, nectarines, dates, bamboos, and flowering cherries.
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The David Fairchild Papers contains an undated and corrected typescript of Fairchild's autobiographical book The World was My Garden; Travels of a Plant Explorer.
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This collection is open for research.
Items from this collection are kept on-campus and may be requested from the first floor Kislak Center in the Otto G. Richter Library at University of Miami.
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David Fairchild Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to email@example.com.
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Special Collections holds a 1938 first-edition copy of The World was My Garden; Travels of a Plant Explorer as well.
Information about related materials is available at http://ibisweb.miami.edu/record=b1810369~S6