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Guide to the Cowell Ranch Records
MS 80  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biographical History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cowell Ranch records
    Dates: 1890-1955
    Collection number: MS 80
    Creator: Cowell (S. H.) Foundation
    Collection Size: 29 boxes

    3 framed photographs
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: This collection contains various record books, ledgers, cash books, tax records and artifacts from the Cowell properties and businesses, Henry Cowell Lime & Cement Company and Cowell Portland Cement Company.
    Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

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

    Preferred Citation

    Cowell Ranch records. MS 80. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of S.H. Cowell Foundation, Claude Lazarotti, and Barbara Murray.

    Biographical History

    A comprehensive history of the Cowell family can be found on the Santa Cruz Public Libraries web site:
    Title: Henry Cowell and His Family (1819-1955)
     

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains various record books, ledgers, cash books, tax records and artifacts from the Cowell properties and businesses, Henry Cowell Lime & Cement Company, and Cowell Portland Cement Company.
    Boxes 25-26 are unprocessed and unavailable. 7/16/08

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Cowell, Henry--Archives
    Cowell Ranch (Calif.)--History
    Santa Cruz County (Calif.)--History
    S.H. Cowell Foundation