Richardson Corporation Photographs

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Richardson Corporation photographs
Creator: Richardson Corporation
Call Number: D.555
Dates: 1916-1920
Physical Description: 0.19 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series 1, 1916-1920
Collection Overview
Title: Richardson Corporation photographs
Creator: Richardson Corporation
Call Number: D.555
Dates: 1916-1920
Physical Description: 0.19 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
The Richardson Corporation was started in Rochester by cousins Alick and Durbin Richardson in 1915. The company produced syrups, nuts, and crushed fruit for use in soda fountains and parlors as far afield as New York City. They were particularly well known for their Richie Root Beer syrup. The Richardson Corporation. was eventually purchased by Baldwin Ice Cream, founded in Chicago, and continues today as part of the expanded Baldwin Richardson Foods Company.

Scope and Content
The entire collection is comprised of nine black and white photographs of the Richardson Corporation, showing various stages of the industrial process of preparing, washing, cooking, packing, and shipping fruits and nuts. Industry workers and equipment are featured.

Arrangement
The collection is arranged in one series.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Food processing industry
Photographs
Richardson Corporation
Processing Information
The photographs have been ordered chronologically, or in estimated order of the process pictured.Access
The Richardson Corporation photographs is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Richardson Corporation photographs, D.555, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Lev Earle
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Finding aid publication date: 2019-10-30
Content List
Series 1, 1916-1920
Box 1, Folder 1Boiler Room, 1916
Box 1, Folder 2Generating Room and Pump, 1916
Box 1, Folder 3"These berries picked, hulled, sugared, processed and put in jars the same day", 1920s
Box 1, Folder 4"Sorting Nut Meats - Nothing but perfect Chaberte walnuts and Southern pecan halves used", 1920s
Box 1, Folder 5"Preparing Product for Crates - Box Nailing Machine", 1920s
Box 1, Folder 6"Section of Orange and Lemon Syrup Department...", 1920s
Box 1, Folder 7"Section Shipping Department Loading Outgoing Carload Shipments", 1920s
Box 1, Folder 8"Section of Raw Materials Storehouse showing Mono Rail Carrier", 1920s
Box 1, Folder 9"Going to New York City from Rochester NY - August 3, 1920 - Edgar Wardwell (Driver)", 1920


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