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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Yorba Linda Citrus Association
    Dates: 1912-1965
    Collection Number: CA.4
    Extent: 3 document boxes and 1 oversized folder
    Repository: California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
    Fullerton, California 92834-4150
    Abstract: The Yorba Linda Citrus Association Collection contains documents, papers, pamphlets, periodicals and ephemera focusing on the picking, spraying, fumigation, washing, and preparation of citrus in the Yorba Linda area from 1912 to 1965.
    Language of Material: English


    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the California State University, Fullerton University Archives and Special Collections. No part may be quoted for publication without the written permission of the University Archives & Special Collections, CSU Fullerton or the copyright holder.

    Preferred Citation

    Yorba Linda Citrus Association. California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Yorba Linda Citrus Association was founded in 1912, and officially incorporated in 1915. Stated directly from the by-laws, “The purpose for which this corporation is formed is to pick, spray, fumigate, wash, grade and pack, and generally to prepare citrus or other fruits of its members and stockholders for market, and to ship, sell, and market the same, and to act as agent for its members and stockholders in the purchase of fertilizers and generally to do any act or thing that may be necessary or proper in growing, shipping, selling and marketing of fruits of its members and stockholders…”.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This Yorba Linda Citrus Association collection includes business documents that range from 1912 to 1965. Items included are financial and banking documents, correspondence, meeting minutes, contracts, and documents related to the stocks and stockholders. The strength of this collection is found within the business correspondence and meeting minutes. All of these documents come together to provide the researcher with a historical overview of the Yorba Linda Citrus Association, as well as a deeper understanding of the citrus industry in Southern California. Subject Headings

    Indexing Terms

    Citrus industry – California – Orange County
    Yorba Linda (Calif.) – History
    Yorba Linda Citrus Association

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