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Finding Aid for the William M. Baird Papers, 1914-1936
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Boxes 10-21 include correspondence, receipted bills, cancelled checks, articles of incorporation, letterbooks, cashbooks, deeds, tax records, ledgers, other legal instruments and business papers, journals, photographs, and newspapers pertaining to the Curtis Ranch, Bloomington, San Bernardino County, California, owned and operated by William M. Baird. Includes over 4000 letters relating to the running of the ranch, runs of local newspapers, various fruit company labels, and other printed documentation. Subjects include the development of irrigation and water companies, agriculture, land grants and litigation, and federal land banks. Nursery catalogs were added to Collection 1207.
21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
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PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 10-21. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Libirary Special Collections.