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Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center (KARE) Tea Trials Records
AR-227  
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  • History
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Processing Information
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis Library, University Archives
    Title: Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center (KARE) Tea Trials Records
    Creator: Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
    Identifier/Call Number: AR-227
    Physical Description: 174 Files
    Physical Description: 124 Megabytes
    Date (inclusive): 1964-2016
    Date (bulk): 1964-1981
    Abstract: Digital copies of correspondence, field notes, forms, proposals, reports, and field data related to tea trials conducted by UC Agricultural Extension and Lipton Tea Co. at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center (KARE) in the 1960s and 1970s.

    History

    The UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center (KARE) is located in Parlier, California, in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. Dedicated in 1965, the facility is a research base for off-station scientists from UC Riverside, UC Davis and UC Berkeley, and farm advisors from San Joaquin Valley UC Cooperative Extension.
    Source: Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center: About Us http://kare.ucanr.edu/About_us/ . Last accessed 6 June 2019.

    Scope and Contents

    In the 1960s and 1970s, UC Agricultural Extension and Lipton Tea Co. conducted research at the UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center (KARE) to investigate the potential for commercial tea growing in California. This collection documents the progress and results of the research through correspondence, field notes, project proposals, progress reports, field data, and related reference material.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Liz Phillips. Items in this collection are digital surrogates scanned from print copies by Jeff Dahlberg, Center Director, Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension (KARE).

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Records transferred by Global Tea Initiative founder Katharine Burnett, 2019.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center (KARE) Tea Trials Records, AR-227, Special Collections, UC Davis Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. 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 Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Tea -- Research
    Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center -- Archives
    University of California (System). Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources -- Archives
    Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. -- Research