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Inventory of the John C. McCubbin Papers
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Description
John Cameron McCubbin (1863-1957) was an early California beekeeper in the San Joaquin Valley. The majority of his papers contain business correspondence with other beekeepers, honey customers, and equipment suppliers throughout the west and midwest. Also included are photographs of his apiaries and other beekeepers, as well as materials relating to the California State Beekeepers Association and the California Honey Producers Cooperative Exchange.
Background
John Cameron McCubbin was born in Hancock County, Illinois on September 4, 1863 to Thomas and Martha Cameron McCubbin. In April 1885, McCubbin moved to Red Bluff, California where he lived until August 1886. He then moved to Traver, California and shortly thereafter accepted a position with the 76 Land and Water Company, eventually becoming their Assistant Superintendent. In late 1889, McCubbin left the 76 Company and moved to Selma, California where be became a beekeeper.
Extent
3.7 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.