Inventory of the Robert A. Condee Correspondence

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Creator: Condee, Robert A.
Title: Robert A. Condee Correspondence
Date (inclusive): 1926-1930
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
Abstract: Robert Asa Condee (1875-1930) served as the President of the California State Agricultural Society from 1925-1930. This small collection contains Condee's incoming and outgoing correspondence, the majority of which deals with Condee's work for the State Agricultural Society.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: MC260
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

Robert Asa Condee was born on December 25, 1875 in San Diego, California. Condee's career included: rancher in Southern California (1892-1896), Clerk of the Board of Supervisors (1897-1900), Horticulture Inspector (1901-1902), Agricultural Adviser in Riverside County (1903-1913), Superintendent of Agriculture and Director of Education at the California Junior Republic in Chino (1914-1918), and principal of Chino Vocational High School.
Condee served as President of the California State Agricultural Society from 1925-1930. In that capacity he also served as an ex officio Regent of the University of California. He was also a member of the Agricultural Committee of the California State Fair, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and a Director of the California State Chamber of Commerce.
Condee passed away on October 4, 1930 in Pomona, California.
Source:
"Biographies of the University of California Regents,"  University of California History Digital Archives. Accessed May 14, 2013.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged in two series: Outgoing and Incoming.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Condee, Robert A.--Archives.
California State Agricultural Society (Sacramento, Calif.)
Agriculture--California

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robert A. Condee Correspondence, MC260, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Outgoing 1928-1930

Physical Description: 8 letters

Scope and Content Note

Contains letters written by Condee. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box MC260:1

California Department of Agriculture 1930 April 23

Box MC260:2

California State Chamber of Commerce 1929 October 15

Box MC260:3

California State Chamber of Commerce 1930 April 23

Box MC260:4

California State Fair 1929 November 25

Box MC260:5

Huff, D. Eyman 1928 October 4

Box MC260:6

National Orange Show 1929 February 5

Box MC260:7

Sacramento Chamber of Commerce 1928 October 6

Box MC260:8

Young, C.C. 1929 January 23

 

Series 2. Incoming 1926-1930

Physical Description: 34 letters

Scope and Content Note

Contains letters received by Condee. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box MC260:9

California Cultivator 1929 October 31

Box MC260:10

California Cultivator 1930 March 6

Box MC260:11

California Department of Agriculture 1930 April 23

Box MC260:12

California Department of Agriculture 1930 June 9

Box MC260:13

California Development Association 1929 May 31

Box MC260:14

California Development Association 1929 June 24

Box MC260:15

California Development Association 1929 December 3

Box MC260:16

California Farm Bureau Federation 1930 April 30

Box MC260:17

California State Agricultural Society 1928 July 25

Box MC260:18

California State Agricultural Society 1928 October 18

Box MC260:19

California State Board of Agriculture 1930 March 5

Box MC260:20

California State Board of Agriculture 1930 April 28

Box MC260:21

California State Board of Agriculture 1930 May 3

Box MC260:22

California State Chamber of Commerce 1929 October 12

Box MC260:23

California State Chamber of Commerce 1930 February 15

Box MC260:24

California State Chamber of Commerce 1930 April 18

Box MC260:25

California State Chamber of Commerce 1930 June 7

Box MC260:26

California State Chamber of Commerce 1930 June 28

Box MC260:27

California State Chamber of Commerce 1930 August 27

Box MC260:28

Christmas Live Stock Show 1929 November 25

Box MC260:29

Creamer, Justus 1929 February 7

Box MC260:30

Greene, Sam H. 1929 February 2

Box MC260:31

Huff, D. Eyman 1928 September 25

Box MC260:32

Inman, J.M. 1929 January 9

Box MC260:33

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce 1929 January 29

Box MC260:34

Pacific Slope Dairy Show Association 1928 October 2

Box MC260:35

Facific Slope Dairy Show Association 1928 October 8

Box MC260:36

Perry, John M. 1928 November 5

Box MC260:37

Sacramento Chamber of Commerce 1928 October 3

Box MC260:38

University of California. College of Agriculture 1926 January 28

Box MC260:39

University of California. Division of Animal Husbandry 1930 January 28

Box MC260:40

Webber, H.J. 1930 July 7

Box MC260:41

Young, C.C. 1929 January 25

Box MC260:42

Young, C.C. 1929 November 30