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Balfour Guthrie Collection
1996.71  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
8 boxes
Restrictions
Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.
Availability
The collection is open to research.