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Finding Aid to the American Seedless Raisin Company Records, 1894-1956
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Series 1 Correspondence 1902-1928

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 1-36

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically. Family members first followed by business associates in alphabetical order.

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence regarding business matters and lawsuits relating to the American Vineyard Company and the American Seedless Raisin Company.
Carton 1, Folder 1-10

Nutting, W. R. (William R.) 1902-18

Carton 1, Folder 11

Nutting, Robert P. 1906-16

Carton 1, Folder 12-22

DeGarmo, G. C. (G. Curtis) 1910-28

Carton 1, Folder 23

Everts and Ewing 1919-21

Carton 1, Folder 24-28

Hathaway, Simon W. 1909-18

Carton 1, Folder 29-33

McCandless, George H. 1905-21

Carton 1, Folder 34

Peart, Hartley F. 1918-24

Carton 1, Folder 35-36

Preston, John W. 1920-21

 

Series 2 General Administration 1894-1936

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 37-56; Carton 2, folders 1-32; Boxes 1 and 29; Oversize Box 1, folders 1-6; Volumes 1-2; Oversize Folders 1-4

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, contracts, legal documents, and other material related to Franklin P. Nutting's duties as legal council for, and president of, the American Vineyard Company and the American Seedless Raisin Company.
 

American Vineyard Company

Carton 1, Folder 37

Contracts 1901-11

Carton 1, Folder 38-39

Stock 1905-17

Carton 1, Folder 40-46

Correspondence 1907-17

Carton 1, Folder 47

Inventories and statements 1904-10

Carton 1, Folder 48

Annual statements 1908-16

Carton 1, Folder 49-50

Brochures 1894-1906

Oversize Box 1, Folder 1

Brochures circa 1906-07

Oversize Box 1, Folder 2

Illustrated History of Raisin Grape Growing in California, Boston Raisin Company pamphlet 1896

Oversize Box 1, Folder 3

Climate charts for Reedley, Denair, Merced, Modesto 1907-16

 

American Seedless Raisin Company

Carton 1, Folder 51-56

Correspondence 1917-25

Carton 2, Folder 1

Price lists 1927-28

Carton 2, Folder 2

Costs [1936?]

 

Vineyards and packing house account

Oversize Drawer A, Folder 1

Bonita and Hanford 1917-18

Oversize Drawer A, Folder 2

Delano 1921-25

Oversize Drawer A, Folder 3

Del Rey and Hanford 1918-2

Oversize Drawer A, Folder 4

Livingston 1917-22

Carton 2, Folder 3

Property 1921

Carton 2, Folder 4

Company introduction booklet undated

Box 1

Scrapbook of sample forms and labels 1917

Carton 2, Folder 5

Miscellaneous undated

Carton 2, Folder 6-13

California Associated Raisin Company, correspondence 1913-21

Carton 2, Folder 14-16

California Associated Raisin Company vs American Seedless Raisin Company 1915-20

Oversize Box 1, Folder 4

California Associated Raisin Company vs American Seedless Raisin Company, Progress report of Referee 1923

Carton 2, Folder 17-19

United States before the Federal Trade Commission In re California Associated Raisin Company 1919-20

Volumes 1-2

Testimony 1919

Carton 2, Folder 20-21

United States of America vs California Associated Raisin Company 1920-22

Box 29

Scrapbook of clippings 1921

Oversize Box 1, Folder 5

California Associated Raisin Company, Associated Grower, Vol. 6, no. 7 Jul 1924

Carton 2, Folder 22-32

Sun-Maid Raisin Growers 1922-30

Oversize Box 1, Folder 6

Report of Investigation, Sun-Main Raisin Growers 1923

 

Series 3 Affiliated Companies and Organizations 1914-1939

Physical Description: Carton 2, folders 33-46; Carton 3, folders 1-13; Oversize Box 1, folder 7

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by company or organization name.

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, brochures, legal documents and related material.
Carton 2, Folder 33-34

Bonner Packing Company, Charles G. Bonner 1918-21

Carton 2, Folder 35

Breed, Abbott & Morgan 1919-21

Carton 2, Folder 36-38

California Grape Control Board, Ltd. 1928-37

Carton 2, Folder 39-40

California Raisin Pool 1930-35

Oversize Box 1, Folder 7

Sun-Maid Members not members of Pool circa 1930-35

Carton 2, Folder 41-42

California Vineyardist's Association 1927-34

Carton 2, Folder 43

Chaddock & Company 1918-29

Carton 2, Folder 44-46

Dried Fruit Association 1928-34

Carton 3, Folder 1

E. J. Herter & Company 1916-19

Carton 3, Folder 2-4

Federal Farm Board 1930-39

Carton 3, Folder 5-6

Guggenheim & Company 1918-28

Carton 3, Folder 7

J. B. Inderrieden Company 1914-20

Carton 3, Folder 8-10

Raisin Committee 1918-21

Carton 3, Folder 11

Raisin Control Board 1934

Carton 3, Folder 12

Raisin Growers of California, Committee of Seven 1930

Carton 3, Folder 13

Rosenberg Bros. & Company, Abraham Rosenberg 1918-34

 

Series 4 Related Material 1908-1956

Physical Description: Carton 3, folders 14-35; Carton 4; Boxes 2-28; 1 oversize scrapbook

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains pamphlets, reprints, articles, legal documents, clippings, and clipping scrapbooks.
Carton 3, Folder 14

"Agricultural Economics Bibliography no. 18" 1928

Carton 3, Folder 15

Benedict, M. R., pamphlets 1937-38

Carton 3, Folder 16

Burk, Frederick 1915-18

Carton 3, Folder 17

California Fruit & Nut Acreage Survey 1936 1938

Carton 3, Folder 18

California Grape Acreage Production 1924-38

Carton 3, Folder 19

Chamber of Commerce 1917-20

Carton 3, Folder 20

Citrus 1933-36

 

Commonwealth Club of California

Carton 3, Folder 21-22

Agriculture Section 1949-56

Carton 3, Folder 23-24

Water Problems Section 1950-55

Carton 3, Folder 25

Miscellaneous 1953-55

Carton 3, Folder 26

Cooperative organization, pamphlets 1915-18

Carton 3, Folder 27

Cooperation Between Railroads & Agriculture, pamphlet 1927

Carton 3, Folder 28

"Cost of Producing California Crop and Livestock Products" (1926 to 1936 inclusive) 1937

Carton 3, Folder 29

Davis, Joseph S., pamphlets and address 1926-40

Carton 3, Folder 30

Economic Status of the Grape Industry, bulletin 429 1927

Carton 3, Folder 31

Edward E. Dunning et. Al. vs Agricultural Prorate Advisory Commission of the State of California 1941

Carton 3, Folder 32

Grape Growing in California, pamphlet 1940

Carton 3, Folder 33

Insect control 1914-37

Carton 3, Folder 34

Interstate Shipments of California Grapes 1936

Carton 3, Folder 35

Institute of Pacific Relations, articles 1927-29

Carton 4, Folder 1-4

Irene Guinevere Watkins and Henry Cooper Watkins, minors, vs Franklin P. Nutting and American Vineyard & Investment Co. 1940

Carton 4, Folder 5

"Marketing California Grapes," seasonal summary 1935-40

Carton 4, Folder 6

Marketing agricultural products 1919-40

Carton 4, Folder 7

National Recovery Administration 1934-35

Carton 4, Folder 8

Peterson, George M., papers 1932-36

Carton 4, Folder 9

"Thompson Grape Efficiency Study: Kern County" 1931

Carton 4, Folder 10

Trust Laws and Unfair Competition 1915

Carton 4, Folder 11

United States Shipping Board 1918

Carton 4, Folder 12

"What Determines California Raisin Sales" 1930

Carton 4, Folder 13

Wine Institute Confidential Bulletin to Members 1939-43

Carton 4, Folder 14

Miscellaneous undated

Carton 4, Folder 15-23

Clippings 1932, 1940-43

Box 2

Scrapbook, clippings and other material related to plague threat 1908

Box 3

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings 1908-11

Box 4

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Oct-Dec 1911

Box 5

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Jan-Nov 1912

Box 6

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Jan 1918-Oct 1918

Box 7

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Nov 1912-Apr 1915

Box 8

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Dec 1912-Oct 1915

Box 9

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Nov 1915-Feb 1916

Box 10

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Mar 1916

Box 11

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Apr-Sep 1916

Box 12

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Oct 1916-Jun 1917

Box 13

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Jul 1917-Jan 1918

Box 14

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Dec 1917

Box 15

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings 1918-1920

Box 16

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Jul 1918-Mar 1920

Box 17

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Mar 1920-Nov 1921

Box 18

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Dec 1921-Oct 1922

Box 19

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings 1923

Box 20

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings 1924

Box 21

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings 1925

Box 22

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Dec 1925-Aug1927

Box 23

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Aug 1927-Dec 1928

Box 24

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Dec 1928-Jun 1929

Box 25

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Jun-Dec 1929

Box 26

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings Jan-Jun 1930

Box 27

Scrapbook, agricultural clippings 1930-31

Box 28

Scrapbook, agricultural science clippings 1920-22

Oversize Scrapbook

Clippings undated