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Inventory of the California State Exposition and Fair Records
F3722, 69-4, 69-39, 79-75  
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Description
This record group contains the records of various agencies and entities regarding their administration of the California State Fair and Exposition as well as other fairs and expositions in California.
Background
In 1854 the Legislature created the California State Agricultural Society and authorized it to hold an exhibition of livestock, manufactures and productions (ch. 51). The 1863 Legislature added a Board of Agriculture to administer the affairs of the Society (ch. 49). The State Agricultural Society was declared to be a State institution in 1880, but it retained its independent status as a State board (ch. 60).
Extent
737 file folders and 900 items
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
Collection is open for research.