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Yorba Linda Citrus Association records (Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: LH-CA-04

Scope and Contents

The Yorba Linda Citrus Association collection includes business documents that range from 1912 to 1965. Items included are financial and banking documents, correspondence, meeting minutes, contracts, and documents related to the stocks and stockholders. The strength of this collection is found within the business correspondence and meeting minutes. All of these documents come together to provide the researcher with a historical overview of the Yorba Linda Citrus Association, as well as a deeper understanding of the citrus industry in Southern California.

Dates

  • 1912 - 1965

Biographical / Historical

The Yorba Linda Citrus Association was founded in 1912, and officially incorporated in 1915. Stated direction from the by-laws, "The purpose for which this corporation is formed is to pick, spray, fumigate, wash, grade and pack, and genrally to prepare citrus or other fruits of its members and scotkholders for market, and to ship, sell, and market the same, and to act as agent for its members and stockholders in the purchase of fertilizers and generally to do any act or thing that may be necessary or proper in growing, shipping, selling and marketing of fruits of its members and stockholders...".

Extent

3 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Aisle 12B--Shelf 7

Title
Yorba Linda Citrus Association records
Status
Completed
Author
Nick Seider
Date
2018 April 25
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University Archives & Special Collections
Pollak Library South Room 352 (PLS 352)
Fullerton CA 92831-3599 USA
(657) 278-4751