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Lug and Can Label Collection
D-211  
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Description
The Lug 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.
Background
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 are received.
Extent
22.4 linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.