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California Bean Growers Warehouse Corporation records
JL003  
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Description
The collection is listed in two series. The first consists of minute books, by laws, legal papers, correspondence, leases and account books of the California Bean Growers Warehouse Corporation, covering the years of its existence, 1922-1947. The second series consists of minute books, by laws, administrative material and account books, also covering the years of its existence, 1918-1929.
Background
The California Bean Growers Warehouse Corporation was formed on September 23, 1922, with its principal office and place of business in San Francisco. From paragraph (i) of the Articles of Incorporation, “The primary purpose for the organization of this corporation is to pack, process, clean, store and warehouse the beans delivered to it by the California Bean Growers' Association, a California cooperative marketing association...” All directors were required to be stockholders of the Corporation as well as members of the Association, which was formed in 1918. The Association was dissolved in 1929 and the Corporation in 1947.
Extent
6 Linear Feet (17 boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
The collection is open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.