Finding Aid for the Shannon Crandall Papers, 1931-1960

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Shannon Crandall Papers, 1931-1960

Collection number: 908

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Shannon Crandall Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1931-1960
Collection number: 908
Creator: Crandall, Shannon
Extent: 21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Shannon Crandall (1871- ) was born in Colusa, California. She was president of the California Hardware Company (1918), director of the Security First National Trust and Savings Bank and president, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (1929). The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, printed material, memorabilia, and papers relating to Crandall's career with the California Hardware Company and as president of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Shannon Crandall, Jr., 1965.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Shannon Crandall Papers (Collection 908). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Crandall was born on March 25, 1871 in Colusa, California; attended San Francisco public schools; began work in wholesale hardware business in 1887; began affiliation with California Hardware Company in 1897, becoming president in 1918; president, National Wholesale Hardware Association; director, Security First National Trust and Savings Bank; president, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1929.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, printed material (including nine volumes of hardware catalogs), memorabilia, and papers relating to Crandall's career with the California Hardware Company and as president of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Crandall, Shannon--Archives.
California Hardware Co. (Los Angeles, California)
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.
Hardware industry workers--California--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1

A - N, 1940.

Box 2

N - Z, 1940.

Box 3

A - N, 1945.

Box 4

N - Z, 1945.

Box 5

A - O, 1939.

Box 6

1938.

Box 7

1937-1938.

Box 8

National Wholesale Hardware Association, 1936-1937.

Box 9

1935-1936.

Box 10

1934-1935.

Box 11

1931-1933.

Box 12

Pamphlets, bulletins, 1938-1939.

Box 13

B - K, 1950s-1960.

Box 14

L - R, 1950s-1960.

Box 15

S - Z, 1950s-1960.

Box 16

A - H, 1945-1949.

Box 17

Awards, memorabilia, Code Authority [notebook].

Box 18

Correspondence - Federal Reserve Bank, 1934-1943.

Box 19

I - Z, 1946.

Box 20

A - S(?), 1949.

Box 21

Printed material.