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Inventory of the California State Beekeepers Association Records
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Box/Folder 1:1

Series 1 History 1931 undated

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Contains a history of early beekeeping in California and several histories of the organization, supplied by CSBA. Also includes a brief history of CSBA partially supplied by Special Collections staff.

Series 2 Organizational Records 1890-1971

Physical Description: 1.2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged into two subseries: Adminstrative Records; and Financial, Membership and Goverance Records.
Box/Folder 1:2-3:6

Subseries 2.1 Administrative Records 1890-1971

Physical Description: 1 linear foot

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, meeting minutes and resolutions, circular letters, and speech transcripts. Some records are handwritten reconstructions. Also includes some minutes and records of the Ladies Auxiliary. Arranged chronologically.

Subseries 2.2 Financial, Membership and Goverance Records 1891-1942

Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes financial statements and account books, membership lists, and constitutions and bylaws. Includes some resolutions and material from other beekeeping associations. Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 3:7,6:1

Membership lists 1891-1964

Box/Folder 3:8

Constitutions and Bylaws 1902-1962

Box/Folder 3:9

Bumper sticker and newsletter subscription form 1914 undated

Box/Folder 3:10-11

Receipt books 1919-1926

Box/Folder 3:12

Reference Material 1928-1930

Box/Folder 3:13,6:2

Account books 1938-1942


Series 3 Conventions 1912-1969

Physical Description: 0.6 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged in two subseries: Convention Programs; and Convention Records.
Box/Folder 4:1-4

Subseries 3.1 Convention Programs 1912-1980

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes official programs of California State Beekeepers Association Conventions. Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 4:5-5:19

Subseries 3.2 Convention Records 1912-1969

Physical Description: 0.6 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes minutes, transcripts of speeches and addresses, reports and resolutions of the California State Beekeepers Association Annual Conventions. Arranged chronologically by convention year.

Series 4 Printed Material 1886-1971

Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes CSBA newsletters, publications, and reports. Also includes newspaper clippings and early Pacific Rural Press articles (1892-1897). Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box/Folder 5:20

News clippings 1996-1940

Box/Folder 5:21

Handwritten transcriptions and summaries of Pacific Rural Press articles 1892-1897

Box/Folder 6:4-5

CSBA Crop Report 1912

Scope and Content Note

Original and use copies.
Box/Folder 5:22-24

Beetimes 1924 October-1971 September

Scope and Content Note

Box/Folder 5:25

California State Beekeepers Association Newsletter 1970 May 29-November 10

Box/Folder 6:6

Value of the Honey Bee undated

Box/Folder 6:7

Advertising Analysis and Suggested Program for Advertising for the California State Beekeepers' Association undated


Series 5 Photographs 1893-1934 undated

Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes prints and negatives of honey exhibits, convention attendees, apiaries, and early famous California beekeepers/nurserymen. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box/Folder 6:8

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0001 Albany, New York Convention 1910

Box/Folder 5:26

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0002 Apiary and garden of E.L. Sichirst 1934

Scope and Content Note

Includes note on back from Cary Hartman
Box/Folder 5:27

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0003 Bee hives undated

Box/Folder 6:9

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0004 Cary Hartman and beekeepers undated

Box/Folder 5:28

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0005 Cary W. Hartman holding the swarm undated

Box/Folder 6:10-11

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0006 Famous California nurserymen undated

Box/Folder 5:29

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0007 Golden Gate International Exposition, Honey exhibit undated

Box/Folder 5:30

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0008 Group of CSBA members 1921? undated

Box/Folder 5:31

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0009 Group photo (of a family?) undated

Box/Folder 5:32

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0010 Honey display undated

Box/Folder 5:33

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0011 McCubbin gum tree 1920

Box/Folder 6:12

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0012 Mendelson Apiary, Ventura Count 1896

Box/Folder 6:13-15

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0013 New Westminster, B.C. Provincial Exhibition 1925

Box/Folder 5:34

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0014 Oregon Honey Exhibit 1924

Box/Folder 5:35

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0015 Puyallup Fair Honey Exhibit undated

Box/Folder 6:16

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0016 Wisconsin State Convention undated

Box/Folder 5:36

UCD.PIC.D075.2009.0017 Wolfskill Grove, Winters, California, negatives undated

Box/Folder 7

Series 6 Realia undated

Physical Description: Leather briefcase

Scope and Content Note

Contains briefcase belonging to Cary W. Hartman, County Agricultural Inspector (Apiary), Alameda County, and President of the CSBA, 1921-1924.