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Guide to the Spreckels Financial Records, 1880-1944
BANC MSS C-G 190  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Spreckels Financial Records, 1880-1944
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-G 190
    Collector: Spreckels, John Diedrich, b. 1853
    Extent: Number of containers: 59 volumes Linear feet: ca. 15
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Spreckels financial records primarily concern the financial activities and investments of Adolph and John Spreckels. The bulk of the collection spans the years from 1880 to 1925, documenting the financial transactions of several joint ventures statewide. Includes ledgers, journals, cash books and other materials relating to the Coronado Beach Co., Hotel Del Coronado, California Sugar Refinery, and other Spreckles ventures. Includes papers on the yacht Venetia, which served in the U.S. Navy in World War I. With these are 2 albums of newsclippings from 1934 to 1944.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of he Manuscripts Division. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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 reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Spreckels financial records, BANC MSS C-G 190, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The John D. Spreckels Financial Records were given to The Bancroft Library by Jack E. Speckman and Frank G. Belcher, President, Spreckels Realization Company, in 1955.

    Scope and Content

    Spreckels Financial Records primarily concern the financial activities and investments of Adolph B. Spreckels and John D. Spreckels, sons of Claus Spreckels, founder of the California Sugar Refinery. The bulk of the collection spans the years from 1880 to 1925, and consists of the ledgers and journals, documenting the financial transactions of several joint ventures statewide. Also included are 2 albums of newsclippings from 1934 to 1944.