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Crandall (W. C.) Collection
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box 1, folder 1

Correspondence 1911

Scope and Contents

Correspondence written to Crandall from Frank K. Cameron (United State Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils). Re: his work to be conducted off the shore of San Diego, studying sea algae, kelps, and their use as a source of potash. Also Pacific Kelp Mulch Co.
box 1, folder 2

Correspondence 1912

Scope and Contents

Correspondence to and from Frank K Cameron of USDA, Pacific Coast Beef & Provision Co., memo from James Wilson, Secretary of USDA, Pacific Kelp Mulch Co.
box 1, folder 3

Correspondence 1913

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Correspondence to and from Frank K. Cameron (USDA), Pacific Kelp Mulch Co., Pacific Products Company, The Harbor Sales Company, Representative William Kettner
box 1, folder 4

Correspondence 1914

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Correspondence written by Crandall to and from Frank K. Cameron (USDA), Representative William Kettner, Pacific Products Company, Brunswig Drug Company
box 1, folder 5

Correspondence 1915

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Purchase orders (laboratory certificates) from Wrana, King, & Company, Frank K. Cameron (USDA), William Kettner correspondence
box 1, folder 6

Correspondence 1916

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Correspondence with Frederick W. Brown (USDA) Chief Bureau of Soils, Fred R. Francher, Board of Trustee of City of Redondo Beach, Hercules Powder Co.
box 1, folder 7-8

Correspondence 1917

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Correspondence to and from State of California Fish and Game Commission, Hercules Powder Company, The Lorned Manufacturing Company, William E. Brown of California Legislature
box 2, folder 1

Correspondence 1918

Scope and Contents

J. W. Turrentine (USDA), Kelp Trip personal note (itinerary), Hercules Powder Co.
box 2, folder 2

Correspondence 1919

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J. W. Turrentine (USDA), correspondence re: kelp supply
box 2, folder 3

Correspondence 1920

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Correspondence with William Kettner, personal notes (itineraries), J. W. Turrentine, William Whitney (USDA)
box 2, folder 4

Correspondence 1921

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Correspondence with J. W. Turrentine, kelp bed condition updates
box 2, folder 5

Correspondence 1921-1923 1930

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with J. W. Turrentine, kelp notes, Frank K. Cameron
box 2, folder 6

Kelp graphs and manuscripts 1917 1919

Scope and Contents

Kelp growth graphs, sketches of kelp, manuscript drafts with note Possibly in Fisherman 1-22-1919, kelp harvest data of various companies for 1918 including Hercules, Swift.
boxes 3-4

Potash from Kelp: Kelp Groves of the Pacific Coast and Islands of the U.S. and Lower California 1914

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Oversize maps from the Frank K. Cameron report of the same title. The maps were documented by Crandall in 1912 and were originally bound into two volumes. The pages were removed from the binding and were kept in original order. Each book is stored in its own box. Part one includes 28 pages, and part two includes 30 pages. (The archives does not hold a copy of the accompanying report.)