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Reports to the California State Board of Equalization and Local Assessors
MS 604  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Reports to the California State Board of Equalization and Local Assessors
    Dates: 1911-1919
    Collection Number: MS 604
    Creator/Collector: California. State Board of Equalization
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: Companies doing business in the state of California were required to file a "Report on General Corporate Franchises"(Form 1), a "Report of Railroad Companies" (Form 7) or a "Report of Railroad Companies (also Street Railways) (Form 6) to the State Board of Equalization on or before the first Monday (or within 10 days of the first Monday) of March of each year, and with each county or city assessor wherein the company owned real or personal property.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM 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 reader.

    Preferred Citation

    Reports to the California State Board of Equalization and Local Assessors. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Companies doing business in the state of California were required to file a "Report on General Corporate Franchises"(Form 1), a "Report of Railroad Companies" (Form 7) or a "Report of Railroad Companies (also Street Railways) (Form 6) to the State Board of Equalization on or before the first Monday (or within 10 days of the first Monday) of March of each year, and with each county or city assessor wherein the company owned real or personal property. These SBE-generated forms request address for principal place of business, names and addresses of general officers, income, debt and stock value, length of railway, description of right of way, real estate and real property holdings. The SBE then used this data to levy taxes.