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Ghirardelli Chocolate Company records and memorabilia, 1903-1969.
BANC MSS 92/806 c Box 1; BANC MSS 92/806 c Box 2; BANC MSS 92/806 c Box 3; BANC MSS 92/806 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company records and memorabilia, 1903-1969
D. Ghirardelli Co. records and memorabilia

Creator/Contributor:

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, creator

Abstract:

Contains transcripts of proceedings of stockholders' meetings & correspondence pertaining to the sale of the company; personal letters; reprints; company prospectus; mechanical drawing of pumping unit; clippings and printed ephemera; artifacts (e.g. pins); advertising posters; promotional cards of motion picture stars (circa 1920s); manufacture, history and dietary information on chocolate promotional cards; copy of "An Account of Domingo Ghirardelli" and the "Early History of the D. Ghirardelli Company."

Date:

1903 (issued)

Subject:

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Ghirardelli family
Ghirardelli family -- Correspondence
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company -- Archives
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company -- History
Chocolate industry -- California -- San Francisco
Chocolate factories -- California -- San Francisco
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Pictorial works
Chocolate processing -- History

Note:

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company records and memorabilia, BANC MSS 92/806 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of the estate of Dorothy Ellery Cameron; in 1992.
Photographs have been transferred to the Pictorial Collection of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1992.036--ALB)
In 1852 Domenico Ghirardelli started, in San Francisco, Calif., what was to become known as the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. In 1962 the factory buildings near San Francisco's northern waterfront were sold and eventually turned into a shopping center. In 1963 the chocolate company was sold to the Golden Grain Macaroni Company.
In English.

Type:

Posters.
Mechanical systems drawings.
Advertisements-Chocolate.
Advertising cards.
Collecting cards.

Physical Description:

print
3 boxes, 2 oversize folders (1.1 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 92/806 c Box 1
BANC MSS 92/806 c Box 2
BANC MSS 92/806 c Box 3
BANC MSS 92/806 c

Origin:

California