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Guide to the Zalba-Hollister Bakery Records, 1907-1925
Special Collections M0160  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Zalba-Hollister Bakery Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1907-1925
    Collection number: Special Collections M0160
    Creator: Zalba-Hollister Bakery.
    Extent: 3.5 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Hart, 1967.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Zalba-Hollister Bakery Records, M0160, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical Note

    Mrs. Estephania Zalba came to the United States in the 1890's. She married Frank (Francisco) Zalba [second husband?] and after his death [ca. 1920?] ran the business with her nephew. She died in the early 1940's.

    Scope and Content

    The Zalba collection includes the business history of a bakery operated by Basques in Hollister, California. They catered to the local Basques, performing services such as finding them employment in the mines and loaning them money. They also provided supplies for the mines at New Idria.

    Additional Note

    Oversize photo to Special Collections, 43 issues of Las Novedades, a Spanish Language newspaper published in New York to Newspaper Reading Room More material - photos being used by George P. Kane