A net search using 'dr william l ackerman iris' and 'dr william l ackerman novelist' brings up a lot of references on the web. It would seem his main plant interest was camellias with JIs on the side.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, AIS Janet Smith <gbyp456@...> wrote:
> Dave Silverberg and I are looking for information on a Bill Ackerman.
> Rosalie Figge's daughter sent me a slide collection (how becoming digitized)
> and among the slides was a letter and lovely drawings from Mr. Bill
> I can't find any information on this gentleman so I am putting out the
> request here.
> Thank you,
> Janet Smith
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