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John Swett & Son records, 1888-1919.
BANC MSS 99/175 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 99/175 c BOX 1; BANC MSS 99/175 c v.1; BANC MSS 99/175 c v.3-4; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

John Swett & Son records, 1888-1919

Creator/Contributor:

John Swett & Son, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Swett, John, 1830-1913

Creator/Contributor:

Swett, Frank Tracy, 1869-1969

Creator/Contributor:

Hill Girt Winery

Creator/Contributor:

Hill Girt Farm

Abstract:

Contains correspondence, but chiefly consists of records concerning operations and finances of John Swett & Son, owners of Hill Girt Farm and Hill Girt Winery in Martinez, Calif. Of particular interest are the daybooks and ledger which record wine purchased by John Muir. Includes samples of John Swett & Son grape juice labels; a few ledger cards for accounts of the Italian Hotel, Martinez; and a newspaper clipping about John Swett.

Date:

1888 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Muir, John -- 1838-1914
John Swett & Son -- Archives
Italian Hotel (Martinez, Calif.)
Wine industry -- California -- Contra Costa County
Grape industry -- California -- Contra Costa County
Wine and wine making -- California
Martinez (Calif.)

Note:

COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
John Swett & Son records, BANC MSS 99/175 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.

Type:

Business records.
Labels.
Letterpress copybooks.

Physical Description:

print
15 volumes, 1 oversize folder (1.6 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/175 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 99/175 c BOX 1
BANC MSS 99/175 c v.1
BANC MSS 99/175 c v.3-4
BANC MSS 99/175 c v.5-6
BANC MSS 99/175 c v.7,9,12
BANC MSS 99/175 c v.15
BANC MSS 99/175 c
BANC MSS 99/175 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.