Finding Aid for the William M. Baird Papers LSC.0331
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Title: William M. Baird papers
Baird, William M. (William Martyn)
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0331
10.5 Linear Feet
Date (inclusive): 1914-1936
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[Identification of item], William M. Baird Papers (Collection 331). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
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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
Ranchers -- California -- San Bernardino County -- Archives.
Baird, William M. (William Martyn), 1862-1931--Archives
box 1, box 2, box 3, box 4, box 5, box 6, box 7, box 8, box 9
box 10, box 11
Receipted bills of Citrus Ranch, Bloomington, San Bernardino, California.
Articles of incorporation, title cases.
Tax Records, (2 folders).
The Bugle. Davenport, Iowa,
Baird Ranch, 1 photograph. By Tucker Studio.
Photos. 1) Solarium 2) Unidentified home 3) Pier, Long Beach - #108 Hovey print.
Duarte voter registration,
Citrus labels & publication.
Correspondence, bills and receipts.
Correspondence and accounts.