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Guide to the G. Lewis Baldwin Papers MS.R.169
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  • Title: G. Lewis Baldwin papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.169
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 11.5 Linear feet (11 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
    Date: 1906-1991 and undated
    Abstract: The collection includes early county records given to Baldwin by the Irvine Company, as well as materials documenting Baldwin's work with Southern California agriculture. Records primarily document the San Joaquin Fruit Company, the San Joaquin Fruit and Investment Company, and the Frances Mutual Water Company, but also pertain to corporations that maintained business relations with these companies. Other entities include the Irvine Citrus Association, the Utt Development Company, and the Irvine Company. Records are comprised of blueprints, plans, ledgers, minutes, deeds, leases, grants, articles of incorporation, and other materials.
    Creator: Baldwin, G. Lewis

    Access

    The collection is unprocessed. It is open for research with the exception of select oversized items that are temporarily restricted due to preservation needs.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    G. Lewis Baldwin papers. MS-R169. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Biography

    G. Lewis Baldwin was an employee of The Irvine Company and the San Joaquin Fruit and Investment Company. He was a member of the Avocado Advisory Board in Orange County, California, assistant secretary of the Utt Development Company, and member of the Board of Directors for the Frances Citrus Association and Frances Mutual Water Company. He was also Chairman of Calavo Avocado Growers Exchange.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The collection includes early county records given to Baldwin by the Irvine Company, as well as materials documenting Baldwin's work with Southern California agriculture. Records primarily document the San Joaquin Fruit Company, the San Joaquin Fruit and Investment Company, and the Frances Mutual Water Company, but also pertain to corporations that maintained business relations with these companies. Other entities include the Irvine Citrus Association, the Utt Development Company, and the Irvine Company. Records are comprised of blueprints, plans, ledgers, minutes, deeds, leases, grants, articles of incorporation, and other materials.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Agriculture -- California -- Orange County.
    Orange County (Calif.) -- History.