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Citrus and fig labels (collection of)
MS 038  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of citrus and fig labels
    Date (inclusive): circa 1940-1970, undated
    Date (bulk): 1945-1965
    Collection Number: MS 038
    Creator: Rivera Library. Special Collections Dept
    Extent: 5.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains citrus crate labels (originals and reproductions) primarily from packing and shipping companies in Southern California with an emphasis on the Inland Empire region and fig labels from various countries. Select labels from other fruit/vegetable varieties are also included as well as related material pertaining to the broader citrus industry.
    Languages: The collection is primarily in English.

    Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Collection of citrus and fig labels (MS 038). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Processing History

    This collection was minimally processed at the collection level in 2012 and updated with additional description in 2017 by Eric Milenkiewicz and Noah Geraci.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains citrus crate labels (originals and reproductions) primarily from packing and shipping companies in Southern California with an emphasis on the Inland Empire region and fig labels from various countries. A variety of citrus label printers are represented in the collection including Mutual Label & Lith. Co., Schmidt Litho. Co., and Western Litho. Co. Select labels from other fruit/vegetable varieties are also included as well as related material pertaining to the broader citrus industry.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into the following three series:
    • Series 1. Citrus, circa 1940-1970, undated.
    • Series 2. Fig, circa 1940-1970, undated.
    • Series 3. Other fruits/vegetables, circa 1940-1970, undated.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Citrus
    Citrus fruit industry.
    Fig
    Fig industry
    Mutual Label & Lith. Co.
    Schmidt Litho. Co.
    Western Litho. Co.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Crate labels