The collection, which spans from 1920 to 1970 (bulk 1920-1945), consists of records, photographs, and publications relating
primarily to Maunsell Van Rensselaer's horticultural career. The collection comprehensively documents his research for the
Famous Trees of California project, as well as his student years at the University of California, Berkeley. The collection
contains no records pertaining to his work as the Director of the Saratoga Horticultural Foundation.
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the