The California State Beekeepers Association was organized in 1889 to serve the
beekeeping industry in California. The collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records,
annual convention programs, publications, realia and photographs.
The California State Beekeepers Association (CSBA) was organized in 1889 and exists "to educate the public
about the beneficial aspects of honey bees, advance research beneficial to beekeeping practices, provide a forum
for cooperation among beekeepers, and to support the economic and political viability of the beekeeping
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