and Can Label collection consists of more than 4,000 lithographed
labels created primarily for containers of oranges, lemons, and
apples. The majority of the labels are from growers and
distributors from California's Central Valley. The collection
spans the years from circa 1890-1970. Also included is a small
group of labels for canned goods.
This collection was constructed by the Special Collections
Department from an accession of lug labels transferred by the
Pomology Department. Labels are added to the collection as they
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.
Collection is open for research.