Finding Aid to the Schmidt Lithograph Company Records, circa 1912-1929

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Finding Aid to the Schmidt Lithograph Company Records, circa 1912-1929

Collection number: BANC MSS 67/171 c

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Schmidt Lithograph Company records
Date (inclusive): circa 1912-1929
Collection Number: BANC MSS 67/171 c
Creator: Schmidt Lithograph Company
Extent: Number of containers: 49 volumes, 3 oversize folders
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: Collection consists primarily of scrapbooks containing label samples and advertising materials.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Schmidt Lithograph Company Records, BANC MSS 67/171 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Separated Material

Photographic material has been transferred to the Pictorial Collection of the Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1969.017).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
Lithography--California--History--Sources
Advertisements
Labels
Lithographs--Color
Scrapbooks

Administrative Information

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Scope and Content of Collection

These records, consisting primarily of scrapbooks containing label samples and advertising materials, were given to the Bancroft Library by the Schmidt family, May 2, 1967. The volumes are as follows.

Container Listing

volume 1

Vegetable and fish vignettes from labels.

volume 2

Fruit vignettes from labels.

volume 3

Bottle and jar labels: juices, wines, whiskey; oil, catsup, olives, etc.

volume 4

Fruit labels for cans.

volume 5-10

Fruit labels for cans - for various brands and companies.

volume 11-13

Raisin cartons - various brands.

volume 14

Asparagus labels - various brands.

volume 15

Seed Packets - flowers, vegetables, lawnseed, birdseed; catalogue covers.

volume 16

Candies; crackers; cookie labels for various brands and companies.

volume 17-20

Salmon and other seafood labels.

volume 21

Labels and trade cards for fruit, vegetables, fish, wine, by Schmidt Lithograph Company, Mutual Label and Lithograph Company and others.

volume 22

Miscellaneous stock labels - no brand, 400-1810.

volume 23

Fruit, vegetable and fish labels. 1880-1890

volume 24

Can labels - miscellaneous.

volume 25

Labels for vegetables, cigarettes and cigars, salt, Ghiradelli's chocolate, sea food, fruit, etc.

volume 26

Labels, advertisements and samples for labels - fruits, crackers, fish, coffee and tea, etc. - various brands and companies.

volume 27

Misc. labels, posters. cartons, etc. with order details.

volume 28

Fruit labels: 5000 series - Pie Pan Brand; 3000 series - Red Dart Brand; orders for labels in series.

volume 29

Fruit labels: 1000 series - Today's Brand.

volume 30

Fruit labels: 6000 series - Boss Baker Brand; 4000 series - Tick-Tock Brand.

volume 31

Sunkist fruit labels, with instructions and descriptions for labels.

volume 32

Fruit labels for Ribbon Brand, Fresno Home Packing Company.

volume 33

S & W carton labels.

volume 34

S & W vegetable labels - artichoke hearts to corn.

volume 35

Miscellaneous newspaper articles, pamphlets, ads, labels. 1912 company calendar, photographs of 1920 housewarming.

volume 36

Schmidt advertising letters. with sample labels, cartons and posters. 1911-1915

volume 37

Schmidt ads. 1914-1916

volume 38

Schmidt ads. 1917

volume 39

Schmidt ads. 1918

volume 40

Schmidt ads. 1919-1921

volume 41

Competitor's advertising - packaging products and lithographing.

volume 42

Schmidt ads. 1922

volume 43

Schmidt ads. from the Blue Anchor and Western Advertising . 1927-1929

volume 44

Mutual Label and Lithograph Company: samples - cards, certificates, checks, stationery.

volume 45

Stationery for various companies, hotels, etc.

volume 46

Stock cuts, certificate and bank note borders, back grounds, etc.

volume 47

Stationery cards, bank checks, envelopes, certificates, etc.

volume 48

Stock certificates and bonds.

volume 49

Register of visitors to the Schmidt exhibit at the Panama-Pacific Exposition. 1915

oversize-folder 1

Southern California maps, 1911, 1913; Pacific Wine, Brewing and Spirit Review article on Schmidt company, July 31, 1913; Receipt. 1911, 1913

oversize-folder 2

Hydro-pura advertisements; calendar. 1912

oversize-folder 3

4th National Orange Show, San Bernardino [poster] (Removed from v. 8.) 1914