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Guide to the Cowell Ranch Records
MS 80  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cowell Ranch records
    Dates: 1890-1955
    Collection number: MS 80
    Creator: Cowell (S. H.) Foundation
    Collection Size: 38 boxes

    3 framed photographs
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: This collection contains various record books, ledgers, cash books, tax records and artifacts from the Cowell properties and businesses, Henry Cowell Lime & Cement Company and Cowell Portland Cement Company.
    Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit Special Collections and Archives Duplication & Reproduction Policy. 

    Preferred Citation

    Cowell Ranch records. MS 80. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of S.H. Cowell Foundation, Claude Lazarotti, and Barbara Murray.

    History

    A comprehensive history of the Cowell family can be found on the Santa Cruz Public Libraries web site:
    Title: Henry Cowell and His Family (1819-1955)
     

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains various record books, ledgers, cash books, tax records and artifacts from the Cowell properties and businesses, Henry Cowell Lime & Cement Company, and Cowell Portland Cement Company.
    Boxes 37-38 are unprocessed and unavailable. 7/16/16

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Cowell, Henry--Archives
    Cowell Ranch (Calif.)--History
    Santa Cruz County (Calif.)--History