Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
John Bidwell account book.
MSS 338  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (51.80 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Bidwell account book.
    Dates: 1887.
    Collection Number: MSS 338
    Creator/Collector: Bidwell, John, 1819-1900.
    Extent: 1 volume, .12 linear feet
    Repository: California State University, Chico
    Chico, California 95929-0295
    Abstract: Account book of flour mill and cannery businesses dated June 8, 1887 through October 24, 1887.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research without restriction.

    Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish reproductions from the owner of copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    John Bidwell account book.. California State University, Chico

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Frank B. Durkee.

    Biography/Administrative History

    John Bidwell owned a cannery and flour mill in Chico, California.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The account book of flour mill and cannery businesses dated June 8, 1887 through October 24, 1887. It includes orders taken from John Bidwell, name of purchaser and location. Also listed are the numbers of packages for each order, weight, and types of articles to include vinegar, flour, bran, wheat, corn meal, barley, canned fruit, grains etc.

    Indexing Terms

    Bidwell Cannery (Chico, Calif.)
    Chico Mills (Chico, Calif.)
    Chico (Calif.)--History.
    Account books.