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Guide to the citrus and horticulture collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Separated Material
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Citrus and horticulture collection
    Date (inclusive): 1886-1949, undated
    Date (bulk): 1910-1930
    Collection Number: 121
    Creator: Rivera Library. Special Collections Dept.
    Extent: 1.5 linear feet (3 document boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains photographs, publications, and other material regarding the citrus industry in California, Florida, and Louisiana in the early twentieth century. Most of the items in the collection are black and white photographs featuring avocados, pecans, and other fruit, as well as shade trees and flowers. Select citrus publications and advertisements from the early 1900s are also included.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    This collection is open for research. [Access to nitrate negatives (Boxes 3-6) is restricted.]

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item]. The citrus and horticulture collection, Collection 121. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Material for this collection has been gathered by the repository over the years from a variety of sources.

    Processing History

    Processed by Hollie Johnson, 2011.
    Processing of the Citrus and horticulture collection was generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The University of California, Riverside was awarded a Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant from 2010-2012, "Uncovering California's Environmental Collections," in collaboration with eight additional special collections and archival repositories throughout the state and the California Digital Library (CDL). Grant objectives included processing of over 33 hidden collections related to the state's environment and environmental history. The collections document an array of important sub-topics such as irrigation, mining, forestry, agriculture, industry, land use, activism, and research. Together they form a multifaceted picture of the natural world and the way it was probed, altered, exploited and protected in California over the twentieth century. Finding aids are made available through the Online Archive of California (OAC).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains photographs, publications, and other material regarding the citrus industry in California, Florida, and Louisiana in the early twentieth century. Most of the items in the collection are black and white photographs featuring avocados, pecans, and other fruit, as well as shade trees and flowers. Select citrus publications and advertisements from the early 1900s are also included.
    A portion of this collection remains unprocessed . Please contact Special Collections & Archives for additional information regarding this material.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into the following three series:
    • Series 1: Citrus industry, 1886-1949, undated.
    • Series 2: Non-citrus crops, undated.
    • Series 3: Trees and flowers, undated.

    Separated Material

    Nitrate negatives (Boxes 3-6) have been physically separated from this collection. This material remains unprocessed and access is restricted.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Avocado.
    Citrus fruit industry.
    Horticulture.
    Uncovering California's Environmental Collections Project.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Photographs.
    Publications.