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Inventory of the Farmers' Trade Union Records
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  • Creator: Farmers' Trade Union (Clements, Calif.)
    Title: Farmers' Trade Union Records
    Date: 1883-1891
    Extent: 6 linear feet
    Abstract: Account books, cash books, check stubs, and other records relating to the commercial activities of a farmers' supply cooperative in Clements, California.
    Phyiscal location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-206
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English


    The Farmers' Trade Union was founded in 1883 in Clements, California to assist area farmers in cooperative farm supply purchasing.

    Scope and Content

    The Farmers' Trade Union Records span the years 1883-1891. The collection contains account books, cash books, check stubs, and other records relating to the commercial activities of a farmers' supply cooperative in Clements, California. The collection also includes two copies of the Farmers' Trade Union Law Book.

    Related Collections

    The following collection at Special Collections may also be of interest:
    D-284, Poultry Producers of Central California Records, 1929-1959: This collection includes internal correspondence, membership rosters, shipment records, and promotional pamphlets related to a company established to assist poultry producers and other farmers in cooperative buying.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Farmers' Trade Union (Clements, Calif.)--Archives.
    Agriculture, Cooperative--California--Clements.
    Farm supplies.
    Clements (Calif.)--History.


    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Elizabeth Phillips, Manuscript Archivist, processed the collection and created the finding aid.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Farmers' Trade Union Records, D-206, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All 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 Department of Special Collections, University of California, Library, Davis 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 researcher.