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Agriculture -- California, Southern -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John F. Merritt Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7103
Abstract

A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets, magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between 1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.

Dates: 1899 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

R.A. Rowan & Co. records

 Collection
Identifier: 0373
Abstract R.A. Rowan & Co. was one of the Los Angeles area's earliest and most long-lived real estate development firms, spanning almost a hundred years of the twentieth century. Robert A. Rowan was responsible for founding the company in 1904; the company remained in family hands for many generations until it finally folded in the late 1990s. By then, the original real estate company had expanded into several other ventures including property management, agriculture, insurance, thoroughbred...
Dates: 1904-1999

John G. and Corrine Tomlinson collection of Southern California photographs, postcards, and memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: 7115
Abstract The collection consists of photographs depicting landscapes, portraits, and businesses in Southern California between 1875 and 1950; Los Angeles and Southern California maps and promotional booklets dating from 1880 to 1940; and approximately 5,250 postcards relating to Southern California dating from 1880 to 1940. John G. Tomlinson, Jr. and Corrine Tomlinson began collecting the material circa the early 1990s. The collection also includes a large format photograph by H. T. Payne of Benjamin...
Dates: 1875 - 1950