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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: William M. Baird papers
    Creator: Baird, William M. (William Martyn)
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0331
    Physical Description: 10.5 Linear Feet (21 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1936
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Restrictions on Access

    Portions of collection unprocessed. Materials in the collection except for boxes 10-21 are unavailable for access. Please contact Special Collections reference (spec-coll@library.ucla.edu) for more information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William M. Baird Papers (Collection 331). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Manuscripts Division staff, April 1994.
    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
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    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942303463606533 

    Scope and Content

    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.
    • Removed from Box 19: Rose Parade souvenir books, issues of This Month In Monrovia & Standard Oil Bulletin - catalogued in ORION.
    • Nursery catalogs added to collection 1207 - Nursery catalogs. Available at UCLA Library Special Collections.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Online resources.
    Ranchers -- California -- San Bernardino County -- Archives.
    Baird, William M. (William Martyn), 1862-1931--Archives