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Inventory of the Robert A. Condee Correspondence
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  • Creator: Condee, Robert A.
    Title: Robert A. Condee Correspondence
    Date (inclusive): 1926-1930
    Extent: 0.2 linear feet
    Abstract: Robert Asa Condee (1875-1930) served as the President of the California State Agricultural Society from 1925-1930. This small collection contains Condee's incoming and outgoing correspondence, the majority of which deals with Condee's work for the State Agricultural Society.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: MC260
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.


    Robert Asa Condee was born on December 25, 1875 in San Diego, California. Condee's career included: rancher in Southern California (1892-1896), Clerk of the Board of Supervisors (1897-1900), Horticulture Inspector (1901-1902), Agricultural Adviser in Riverside County (1903-1913), Superintendent of Agriculture and Director of Education at the California Junior Republic in Chino (1914-1918), and principal of Chino Vocational High School.
    Condee served as President of the California State Agricultural Society from 1925-1930. In that capacity he also served as an ex officio Regent of the University of California. He was also a member of the Agricultural Committee of the California State Fair, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and a Director of the California State Chamber of Commerce.
    Condee passed away on October 4, 1930 in Pomona, California.
    "Biographies of the University of California Regents,"  University of California History Digital Archives. Accessed May 14, 2013.

    Scope and Content Note

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in two series: Outgoing and Incoming.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Condee, Robert A.--Archives.
    California State Agricultural Society (Sacramento, Calif.)


    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert A. Condee Correspondence, MC260, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    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.