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Finding Aid of the Domenico Ghiradelli Papers C057973
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  • Existence and Location of Originals note
  • Related Archival Materials note
  • Donor
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note

  • Title: Ghiradelli, Domenico Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: C057973
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (2 letters, 2 ledger pages)
    Date (inclusive): 1867 to 1872
    Abstract: Two handwritten copies of legal responses in a case before the 12th Circuit Court of San Francisco in the case "Domenico Granoni, Plantiff vs Domenico Ghiradelli, Defendant" over a claim for payment of $308. Also 2 ledger pages, handwritten. One for D. Ghiradelli Co and the other for San Pablo Ranch both cover periods from 1867 to 1868.
    creator: Ghirardelli, Domenico, 1817-1894

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth St. San Francisco, CA 94107

    Related Archival Materials note

    the Society has the following institutional records for Domingo Ghirardelli: Archives Record, vol. 2, pg. 61; SCP Records, vol. 2, pg. 89; Mortuary Record, 1892-1906, pg. 29.

    Donor

    Gift of Mrs. Mollie Berry, February 25, 1943.

    Scope and Contents note

    Two handwritten copies of legal responses in a case before the 12th Circuit Court of San Francisco in the case "Domenico Granoni, Plantiff vs Domenico Ghiradelli, Defendant" over a claim for payment of $308. Also two ledger pages, handwritten. One for D. Ghiradelli Co and the other for San Pablo Ranch both cover periods from 1867 to 1868. The two ledger pages are a gift of Mrs. Mollie Berry, February 25, 1943.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access

    Preferred Citation note

    Domenico Ghiradelli, Papers, The Society of California Pioneers

    Biographical/Historical note

    Domenico (Domingo) Ghirardelli, founded the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company in San Francisco. He was born in Genoa, Italy on Feb 21, 1817. He arrived in San Francisco in 1849 from Lima, Peru aboard the brig "Mazeppa. He died in 1984 in Rapallo, Italy. His wife was Carmen Alvarado and they had six children. He established himself in the chocolate business in 1853 with the opening of Ghirardelli and Girard. The Ghirardelli Company moved to its location on North Point in San Francisco in 1895. He began to use the Spanish form of his name, Domingo, when he arrived in Peru in 1838.
    Ghirardelli was a member of the Society of California Pioneers, the Gariabaldi Guard, the Masons, the Odd Fellows and the Italian Benevolent Society

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ghirardelli Chocolate Company.
    San Pablo Ranch (Calif.)