Preliminary Guide to the Yakima Valley Growers and Shippers Association Records
MS.1978.30

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Yakima Valley Growers and Shippers Association.
Title
Yakima Valley Growers and Shippers Association Records
ID
MS.1978.30
Date [inclusive]
Circa 1920-1980
Extent
64.0 Linear feet 64 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: 2-10-24-3)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

(From the Yakima Valley Growers-Shippers Association website at http://www.yvgsa.com)

"The Yakima Valley Growers-Shippers Association (YVGSA) is a non-profit trade association established in 1917 to serve the Yakima Valley tree fruit industry. YVGSA specializes in providing extensive data on the movement, holdings, and marketing of Washington State tree fruit commodities. In addition, YVGSA represents its members in the area of regulatory and legislative affairs on the local, state, and federal levels."

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains records for the Yakima Valley Growers-Shippers Association (YVGSA), which serves southeastern and central Washington orchardists as a non-profit trade association. The records include production data, rates for transportation, legislative activities, and advertising.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It has not yet been arranged.

A preliminary inventory of collection contents is available.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions apply.

Acquisition Information

F.W. Shields donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 1978 (MS 1978-30).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Yakima Valley Growers and Shippers Association.

Subject(s)

  • Apple growers
  • Apple industry -- Washington (State) -- History -- Archives
  • Apples -- Washington (State) -- Yakima Valley

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