Letter from Arthur W. Sinclair to the Hyacinth Control Society, Inc. (November 16, 1967)

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Title

Letter from Arthur W. Sinclair to the Hyacinth Control Society, Inc. (November 16, 1967)

Alternative Title

Letter from Sinclair to Hyacinth Control Society (November 16, 1967)

Subject

Lake Apopka (Fla.)
Winter Garden (Fla.)
Water quality--Florida

Description

A letter from Arthur W. Sinclair, executive manager of the Winter Garden Chamber of Commerce, to the Hyacinth Control Society, Inc., requesting information on herbicides to be used on hyacinth and other aquatic plants along the shores of Lake Apopka in Winter Garden, Florida. The water hyacinth is an invasive species, introduced to America in 1884, that quickly overwhelms native life in freshwater lakes.

Creator

Sinclair, Arthur W.

Source

Photocopy of original typewritten letter from Arthur W. Sinclair to the Hyacinth Control Society, Inc., November 16, 1967: binder 1967, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Date Created

1967-11-16

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of photocopied letter from Arthur W. Sinclair to the Hyacinth Control Society, Inc., November 16, 1967.

Is Part Of

Binder 1967, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

156 KB

Medium

1-page typewritten letter

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Winter Garden, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Lake Apopka, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Arthur W. Sinclair.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Friends of Lake Apopka and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

King, Joshua

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Water Hyacinth." National Invasive Species Information Center. March 20, 2015. Accessed August 29, 2015. http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/aquatics/waterhyacinth.shtml.

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1-page typewritten letter

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