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Re: elatior

  • Subject: Re: elatior
  • From: "Bill Meyer" <njhosta@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 11:10:52 -0400

Hi Gerry and Marvin,
          I sent word of this discussion to Jim Wilkins, who is the new
Registrar. He's only had the job for a few weeks now, and may be away as he
has not yet answered my post. Lu Treadway's database has been adopted by the
AHS and was available on CD for $5.00 (I think) at the Convention. It will
become available at the AHS website soon. I suppose this means that it is
now considered official by the AHS, as the information in it is drawn from
the registrations. Lu is away this week, so she is unavailable for comment.
George Schmid has been very busy recently finishing up his new book on shade
plants, which is now at the publisher going through the final stages before
printing. As far as I know, he is not on any of the lists, and has no
current official position in the AHS beyond Historian.

.............Bill Meyer

> In a message dated 8/6/01 7:13:25 AM, eoneill@attglobal.net writes:
> << Bob, Jim, Marvin (is that right, Lemkeiowa? While we are discussing
> names..;-))
> Anyway..What is the role of the IRA in all this? Shouldn't he be involved?
> It just seems that if you are going to go to all the trouble to verify the
> names on the Lemke list, there ought to be some kind of validation for the
> final list, from the AHS, if not from the IRA/ISHS. And why is George
> Schmidt not involved?
> Gerry
>  >>
> Gerry;
> Lemke's Master List of Hostas in the form of two list.  One in
> order and the other in numerical order by ID Number. This is used for
> reference.  The list and accompanying data bank is kept as a hobby over
> past years. I would guess there are at least ten or more data banks kept
> AHS members.  Each in his own style and variable systems.  My records are
> Filemaker Pro.  Other banks are on other PC's and mine is on a I Mac.
> My offer to Bob Axmear was to transfer my list electronically so that his
> computer could easy read what was there.  So far we have been
> We keep on singing "We shall overcome."
> As for the American Hosta Society I will be working with the current
> Registrar in any manner in which he might desire.  All this data must be
> on computer with a common system so that it can be easily distributed to
> members.
> The big problem is that this is all done by Volunteers.  Therefore
> is usually rather on the slow side.  I welcome any advise you might care
> donate.
> Keep in touch
> Lemke's Master List of Hostas
> Marvin (Mike) Lemke
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