Conard-Pyle Company records


Creator: Conard-Pyle Co.
Date(s): 1891-2000
Call Number: MSS 0634
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: The Conard-Pyle Company of West Grove, Pennsylvania, was a large horticultural enterprise that specialized in the cultivation and hybridization of roses, best known for its famed Star Roses. The papers chronicle Conard-Pyle's evolution from a small-scale retail business to an influential wholesaler, as well as the financial, legal, and marketing concerns of a major nursery company.
Physical Description: 110 linear feet
Source: Gift of Richard J. Hutton, chairman of the Conard-Pyle Company, 2000.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Jenna Marrone and Brian Stewart, April 2010. Additional encoding by Jaime Margalotti, February 2012.

The processing of this collection was made possible through generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources' "Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives" Project.

Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Alternative Format: Digitized versions of the three files that comprise "Peace rose, story, 1945-1971" in Series X. Individual flowers, are available at the University of Delaware Digital Institutional Repository.