Collection of corporate records of this London based multinational business that operated out of the Crockett area in the
late 19th and early 20th centuries, dealing in coal mining, shipping, grain trade, agricultural real estate, etc.
See: Balfour, Guthrie & Co., Limited: a first century of commerce, 1869-1969, compiled by Sidney P. Allen, San Francisco,
1969. California History Room, San Francisco Main Library.
Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.
The collection is open to research.