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Record Group 3: Records of the Czarnikow-Rionda Company 1891-1984

100 linear feet (185 boxes, 78 volumes)

The Czarnikow-Rionda Company was formed on September 1, 1909, as the successor to Czarnikow, MacDougall and Company. Until its Cuban assets were seized in 1961, Czarnikow-Rionda's primary activity was the importation of raw cane sugar and molasses from factories in Cuba for delivery to refiners in the United States. The records of Czarnikow, MacDougall and Company reveal earlier commerce in coffee, cacao, and other commodities and a substantial sugar trade with Puerto Rico and Java. Czarnikow-Rionda was exclusively a sugar house. But, it would continue to buy limited amounts of sugar and molasses outside of Cuba and export sugarcane products to areas outside North America.

In addition to its sugar import business, Czarnikow-Rionda also managed an export operation. An Export Department was created in 1901 to provide provisions and machinery to Cuba's sugar estates. The jute bags used to ship raw sugar made up a large portion of the company's export business with Czarnikow-Rionda supplying about thirty percent of Cuba's needs. A separate Bags Department was created in the early 1950s. By that time, the remaining export business was an insignificant part of the company's business activity.

A portion of Czarnikow-Rionda's sugar was supplied by mills affiliated with the company. The number varied over the years, but at the time of the Revolution of 1959 there were six such "house estates". Most sugar, however, was purchased from independent mills referred to as "client estates". Czarnikow-Rionda was also responsible for securing short-term bank loans to finance the annual harvest and grinding. Mills receiving the loans were required to sell their sugar to Czarnikow-Rionda as part of the loan settlement. All of the house estates and many of Czarnikow-Rionda's client estates received bank loans via the company's Cash Department.

Czarnikow-Rionda was a member of the New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange. Like the other sugar houses, it bought spot sugar in Cuba and elsewhere and sold sugar futures. However, not all of the sugar brokered by Czarnikow-Rionda was handled directly by the company. Employees of Czarnikow-Rionda often acted as independent brokers referred to as the "little houses." As early as the 1940s, for example, George and Ronny (B. Rionda) Braga brokered sugar on the New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange under the name of Braga Brothers.

Initially, Czarnikow, MacDougall operated in Cuba under its own name and employed commission agents to carry out its business. In 1907, the Cuban Trading Company was established with offices in Havana. The Cuban Trading Company bought sugar, arranged loans to mills and cane farmers, sold jute bags, handled insurance claims, resolved local disputes, and provided legal and notary services. The Cuban Trading Company kept the parent company informed of its competitors' activities and played the critical role of liaison to the Cuban government. The first president of the Cuban Trading Company was Victor Zevallos who was succeeded by Higinio Fanjúl. His son, Alfonso Fanjúl, was the third and last president of the Cuban Trading Company.

Czarnikow-Rionda reached its business zenith during World War I, but its position declined in the twenty years following the war. Prior to the war, the company had secured over fifty percent of Cuba's sugar exports. Although the war stimulated sugar prices and industry expansion, the postwar period brought about tremendous market instability. The 1920s found the company's finances and personnel stretched thin and its market share dwindling. The company survived the crisis years of the early 1930s, in part, by focusing on its arbitrage business. The 1934 Reciprocity Treaty between the United States and Cuba brought some stability to the market and enabled the company and its subsidiaries to retrench and reorganize. World War II brought additional respite. The period between the end of World War II and the Cuban Revolution of 1959 was one of gradual recovery for the company. This, however, was shattered by the Cuban Revolution.

With the termination of commercial relations between Cuba and the United States, Czarnikow-Rionda sought new sources of sugar and new markets. The Philippines and the Dominican Republic replaced much of the Cuban trade as did mainland expansion in south Florida. Czarnikow-Rionda also moved into Great Britain and competed with its former parent company, C. Czarnikow, Ltd., in the European market. The company was thus able to survive yet another crisis. Its main competitor, Galban, Lobo and Company, was not so fortunate. This company dissolved in 1965 and the remaining business of its subsidiary, Olavarria and Company, was acquired by Czarnikow-Rionda. These assets consisted of Olavarria's sales of refined sugar from Puerto Rico to retail outlets in the United States.

In 1969, Czarnikow-Rionda's sugar interests and name were sold to C. Brewer and Company, Ltd., a subsidiary of the International Utilities Corporation. The original company retained its molasses operations and continued as Braga Brothers, Inc. Brewer owned Czarnikow-Rionda only briefly before selling it to the company's employees. The company dissolved in the late 1990s. The collection stops in 1970 shortly after the sale to C. Brewer.

Record Group 3 contains the administrative files of fourteen company officials as well as records generated by ten departments. Also included are several reference files with information related to the Cuban sugar industry and the international sugar market as well as series with no discernible department provenance. The records of Czarnikow-Rionda's first president, Manuel Rionda y Polledo, are found in Record Group 2. Limited records from his successors, Bernardo Braga Rionda and George Atkinson Braga, are found in Record Group 3, but these fall far short of the comprehensive documentation found in Manuel Rionda's files. Missing as well are the files of executive vice president Ronny Braga. This is compensated to some degree by the existence of records from other vice presidents. The most significant of these are the records, 1933-1960, of Henry George Atkinson and the records, 1953-1965, of Michael J. P. Malone. Malone's files provide the only extensive coverage of the Cuban Revolution and its effects on the company. Of special interest are Malone's records on the expansion of the Florida sugarcane industry in the early 1960s and his support of the Cuban exile community in the United States.

The department and reference files document various facets of the company's operations. Included are records from the Bags, Engineering, Export, Cash, Insurance, Molasses, Refined Sugar, and Research departments. The reference files contain information on annual sugar production, industry regulations, and legislation and decrees issued by the Cuban government. Finally, the Record Group includes some of the company's accounting books, accountants' reports, and a copy of the company's claims filed with the State Department in 1967 for properties seized by the Cuban government.

The records of the Trading Department figure prominently. The sugar crystals produced at the mills are referred to in the sugar trade as "raws" or "centrifugals". Until the advent of bulk shipping, Cuban raw sugar was transported in jute bags weighing 325 Spanish pounds (or 329.59 English pounds.) These bags were a standard unit of trade on the sugar exchange.

Record Group 3 is divided into thirty-four series.



Series 8: Records of Bernardo Braga Rionda 1891-1953

3.5 linear feet (11 volumes, 8 boxes)

Bernardo Braga Rionda, the third child of José Braga y Diaz and Bibiana Rionda y Polledo, was born in the town of Noreña in the Spanish province of Asturias in 1875. He came to the United States sometime around 1886, several years after the death of his mother. Like so many nephews before and after him, Braga was placed under the care of his uncle, Manuel Rionda y Polledo, and educated in the Abbott School in Farmington, Maine. He later graduated from the Packard Business School.

In 1900, Braga joined the firm of Gillespie Brothers where he created an export department to do business in Cuba. He was asked to establish an export department at Czarnikow, MacDougall the next year. Czarnikow, MacDougall's Export Department grew quickly. In addition to supplies and provisions for sugar mills, the Export Department also served as a sales agent in Cuba for several American companies. Braga was later transferred to the Sugar Department and was appointed a vice president in the Czarnikow-Rionda Company. He rose to executive vice president and assumed the presidency and chairmanship of the company when Manuel Rionda died in September, 1943. Braga relinquished the presidency to his eldest son, George Atkinson Braga, in 1950. A series of strokes in 1954 ended his career. He died on December 23, 1960.

Bernardo Braga was married to Margaret (Maud) O'Reilly Atkinson (d. 1922) in 1903. (See Series 17 for her papers.) George Braga was born in 1904 and another son, Bernardo Rionda Braga, was born in 1911. He remarried to Helen Wright in 1923.

Bernardo Braga's records and papers are divided into three parts: letterbooks, subject files, and autobiographical notes. The first part consists of ten letterbooks containing copies of his letters. The earliest letterbook is dated 1891-1896 and consists of personal letters to his grandfather, aunts and uncles, and his sister, Josefa. Many of the letters are illegible or difficult to read; all but a few are in Spanish. This letterbook is followed by eight business letterbooks documenting his tenure as head of the Export Department from 1901 to 1910. In addition to copies of his letters, these letterbooks also contain letters from the Export Department written to him during his trips to Cuba. The remaining letterbook in the series covers the years 1920-1922 and was found with other documents that had been pulled for a 1936 court case. (See Series 10 for further information.)

The second part of Series 8 consists of fragments of Braga's subject files. The earliest records cover the period 1915-1926 and appear to have been part of a file for incoming mail. These were originally filed by year and then alphabetically by subject. Many of the annual files are missing. The years documented under each file heading are noted on the contents list. The files for 1915-1926 contain incoming mail, reports, minutes of meetings, financial statements, and copies of letters routed to Braga. The remaining files are believed to be files selected by Braga's son, George Atkinson Braga, as research materials for his memoire, "A bundle of relations." They contain the same types of records as the earlier files, but also include copies of Braga's letters. These files have been divided into two time periods: 1927-1943, when Braga was still a vice president in Czarnikow-Rionda, and 1944-1953, the years that Braga led the company. These last files represent the only documentation from the president's office during his tenure. Although the records are few in number, they shed considerable light on conflicts within the company and provide some evidence of the company's efforts to recover its standing in the trade after the collapse of the sugar market in the 1920s and 1930s.

The third part of this series consists of autobiographical materials in which Braga reflects on his youth in Spain and the United States and his years with the firm. The text is undated, but reference to the death of Manuel Enrique Rionda in 1950 indicates that it was written between 1950 and 1954.

There are also a few miscellaneous items that do not pertain to any of the three parts. These have been placed at the beginning of box 1 and are listed in the contents list.

The materials in this series, with the exception of the 1920-1922 letterbook, were donated to the Libraries by members of the Braga family in 1993.



Letterbooks
Volume
1 Letterbooks. September 22, 1891-June 11, 1896
2 Letterbooks. October 18, 1901-December 13, 1901 (only 16 pages)
3 Letterbooks. January 2, 1902-March 4, 1903
4 Letterbooks. November 7, 1903-September 15, 1906
5 Letterbooks. February 27, 1905-March 22, 1906
6 Letterbooks. October 14, 1906-December 23 1909
7 Letterbooks. September 28, 1907-August 7, 1908
8 Letterbooks. August 12, 1908-January 14, 1910
9 Letterbooks. January 15, 1910-December 6, 1910
10 Letterbooks. May 26, 1920-July 26, 1922


Miscellaneous Items
Box
1 Birth certificate of Bernardo Braga Rionda. 1916
1 Typescripts of letters received by Bernardo Braga. Probably typed by George Braga for his memoire. Originals not found. Higinio Fanjul. 7/2/1902 and 10/9/1992
1 Typescripts of letters received by Bernardo Braga. Probably typed by George Braga for his memoire. Originals not found. Manuel E. Rionda. 1919-03-29
1 Miscellaneous letters received. 1891-1913
1 Copies and originals of his correspondence not found in letterbooks. 1901
1 Letter to Manuel Rionda offering his resignation as head of Export Dept. 1903-11-27
1 Last will and testament. 1953
1 Family correspondence. 1925-1953


Subject Files, 1915-1926
Box
1 A - Misc. 1922; 1925-26
1 Acceptances (address or lecture on subject of). n.d
1 Arechabala. 1926
1 E. Atkins and Co. 1918
1 B - Misc. 1919; 1922; 1925
1 Bagasse Product Corp. 1926
1 C - Misc. 1920-22; 1925-26
1 Cane Harvester Corp. 1925
1 Caragol-Clarke/Manuel Caragol and Son. 1916;1919
1 Colonos. 1917-1918
1 John F. Craig and Co. 1917; 1921; 1925
1 Cuba Cane Sugar Corporation (2 folders). 1915-1919; 1921-22
1 Cuba Cane Sugar Corporation - Letters and cables written by Braga during trip with General Goethals in Cuba. 1919
1 Cuba Commercial and Industrial Co. (Central San Vicente). 1921-22
1 Cuba Sugar Finance and Export Corp. 1922
1 Cuba Sugar Finance and Export Corp., Statements. 1921-22
1 Cuba trip - Misc. documents. 1918-1919
1 Cuban Allotment Committee. 1919
1 Cuban Producers Committee. 1918; 1919
1 Cuban Sugar Production Data. various years
1 Cuban Sugar Syndicate Corporation. 1918
2 Cuban Trading Co. 1919-20; 1925-26
2 Cuban Trading Co. - Higinio Fanjul. 1918-19; 1921; 1925-1926
2 Cuban Trading Co. - Aurelio Portuondo. 1925-26
2 Cuban Trading Co. - Victor Zevallos. 1917-1919; 1921
2 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. 1917-1919; 1926
2 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. - Bags. 1922; 1925
2 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. - Departments. 1920
2 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. - Export Dept. 1925-26
2 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. - Insurance Dept. 1919
2 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. - Interdepartmental memos. 1925-26
2 D - Misc. 1921; 1926
2 E - Misc. 1919-1921; 1925
2 F - Misc. 1918-1919; 1921; 1925
2 Falla Gutiérrez, Laureano. 1919-1922; 1925
2 Francisco Sugar Co. 1925-26
2 G- Misc. 1916; 1921
2 Ganzoni, Jules. 1920; 1925
2 Goldman, Herman. 1919-20; 1925
2 H - Misc. 1917-1919; 1925
2 Havemeyer, Horace. 1920; 1923-24
2 Hopkins Brothers. 1926
2 International Sugar Committee. 1918
3 Ivy Lee. 1920
3 J - Misc. 1920; 1923
3 K - Misc. 1925-26
3 L - Misc. 1920; 1923; 1925-26
3 Laborde, Pedro and Salvador. 1923; 1925-26
3 Lagemann, Charles. 1921-22
3 Lagemann, Walter. 1924-26
3 La Vega Sugar Co. 1917
3 Luce Cane Harvester Co. 1920
3 M - Misc. 1919-21; 1923-1926
3 Manati Sugar Co. 1916; 1919; 1922
3 Meyer, Eugene. 1916-1919
3 W.J. McCahan Sugar Refining and Molasses Co. 1922-1924
3 Munson Steamship Line. 1915-1916; 1919-1920
3 N - Misc. 1925
3 Nazabal, Domingo. 1916-1919
3 New York and Cuba Mail Steamship Co. 1917; 1919
3 O - Misc. 1922
3 P - Misc. 1920; 1922-23; 1925-26
3 Personal matters. 1916; 1918; 1920; 1925
3 R- Misc. 1916; 1922-1925
3 Regla Coal and Oil Co. 1915; 1919; 1921; 1923-1926
3 Regla Coal and Oil Co - Proposed additional accomodation. 1915-1922
3 Rionda y Polledo, Manuel. 1919; 1923
3 Rionda, Manuel Enrique. 1921
3 Rook, W.J. 1924-1926
3 Royal Commission on Sugar Supply. 1917
4 S - Misc. (2 folders). 1916-1925
4 Santa Lucia Sugar Co. 1921-1922
4 Sharples, R.W. 1920-1924
4 Silveira, Linares, and Cia. 1915-1921; 1923-1926
4 Sobrinos de Bea and Co. 1919; 1921
4 Strauss, Frederick. 1920
4 Sugar - Misc.
4 Sugar Export Corporation. 1921-1922
4 Sugar Finance Committee. 1921-1922
4 Sugar Statistics. 1921-1922
4 Sugar Tariff. 1921
4 Sullivan and Cromwell. 1915-1917; 1919
4 T - Miscellaneous. 1920; 1923-1926
4 Tacajo Sugar Corp. 1919; 1922 - 1924
4 Tarafa, J.M. 1916- 1917; 1919; 1921- 1925
4 Truffin, Regino. 1914; 1916; 1919; 1921- 1922
4 Tuinucu Sugar Company. 1915; 1921; 1924
4 Thompson, William B. 1916
4 U - Misc. 1919-1922
5 U.S. Food Administration. 1918- 1919
5 United States Sugar Association. 1926
5 W Miscellaneous. 1917- 1920; 1922, 1925
5 Washington Sugar Co. 1919; 1923- 1924
5 Zevallos, Victor. 1925


Subject Files, 1927-1943
Box
5 Antuña, Raymond. 1942
5 Bags. 1941-1942
5 Doty, John and Nenita and Elena (Tuinucu). 1929- 1931
5 Czarnikow-Rionda/C. Czarnikow. 1933
5 Czarnikow-Rionda--Valuation Assets. 1936
5 Forster, Bernard D. 1940
5 Harman Brokerage Corp. "Little Houses". 1939
5 Lageman, Eric. 1921- 1924; 1929
5 Lageman, Walter. 1931- 1941
5 Market views. 1938- 1939
5 Miscellaneous. 1934- 1942
6 Munson Warehouses. 1940
6 Personal Rionda, Manuel. 1922- 1929
6 Memos from Manuel Rionda. 1933
6 Manuel E. Rionda. 1937
6 Tabacos de Filipines. 1939
6 Trip by BBR to Cuba. 1940
6 Wallfront Realty Corporation financial statements. 1939
6 Wallfront Realty Corporation financial statements. 1938
6 Wallfront Realty Corporation financial statements. 1934
6 Wallfront Realty Corporation financial statements. 1931
6 Wallfront Realty Corporation financial statements. 1929
6 Wallfront Realty Corporation financial statements. 1928
6 Wartime service of family members. 1942-1943


Subject Files, 1945-1953
Box
6 Barro, Antonio.
6 Ambassador Robert Butler.
6 Buyout of Lagemans and revaluation of C- R stock. 1953
6 Compania General Cubana de Almacenes Publicos, S.A. 1953
6 Compania General Cubana inventories. 1952
6 Compania General Cubana financial statements. 1952
6 Confidential and Personal. 1950
6 Confidential and Private. 1952
6 Czarnikow-Rionda Reorganization. 1948
6 Czarnikow-Rionda stockholders agreement. 1948
6 Czarnikow-Rionda report to board of directors. 1947
6 Czarnikow-Rionda report on securities and notes. 1947
6 Fernández, Joaquín. 1949
7 Gorrín, Mañas, Macía y Alamilla.
7 House estates profits and losses. 1950
7 House estates (minutes, statements, correspondence), Correspondence re. rice and oil exploration. 1953
7 Memoranda. 1946-1948
7 Memoranda. 1947-1949
7 Memoranda. 1949
7 Memoranda. 1950
7 Memoranda (various). 1950
7 Miscellaneous. 1945-1947
7 Miscellaneous. 1946-1948
7 Miscellanoeus. 1950-1953
7 Molasses. 1949-1953
7 Philippines (Robert E. Atkinson). 1949
7 Rionda, Jose B. and Jose Andres.
7 Estate of Leondro Rionda. 1953
7 Estate of Manuel E. Rionda. 1950
8 Rionda, Salvador. 1950
8 Rionda, Salvador and Pepe re. Leandro Rionda and Manati Sugar Co. 1950
8 Sugar memorandum. 1952-1953
8 Sugar statistics. 1950
8 Tuinucu stock. 1947
8 Letter to Cuban newspapers regarding sugar industry. 1953


Autobiographical materials
Box
8 Part I: Personal and business experiences: Early life in Noreña; Arrival in US; Schooldays in Maine; First jobs with Flint Eddy, Andrews and Co, Gillespie Bros.; Czarnikow, MacDougall and Czarnikow-Rionda (Draft and 2 copies of edited manuscripts).
8 Part 2: History of the Plantations and Mr. Manuel Rionda (Draft only).
Volume
11 Diary of Helen Braga; honeymoon trip to Europe with stay in Noreña. 1925


Series 19: Records of George Atkinson Braga 1929-1984

1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)

Born July 9, 1904, George Braga was the eldest son of Bernardo Braga Rionda and Margaret Atkinson Braga. He began his career in the sugar industry in the firm of Czarnikow-Rionda in 1924. His father was executive vice president of the firm and later president and chairman of the board. In 1950, his father stepped down as president and Braga was elected to succeed him. After his father was incapacitated by a severe stroke in 1953, Braga became the dominant figure in the company. He was also president of the Manati Sugar Company and served on the boards of the company's Cuban affiliates. In 1969, Braga negotiated the sale of Czarnikow-Rionda to C. Brewer, a subsidiary of International Utilities Corporation. He and his brother, B. Rionda (Ronny) Braga, retained Czarnikow-Rionda's molasses business and operated under the title Braga Brothers, Inc. (See Series 41.) The Bragas also worked with Rionda, dePass, a Czarnikow-Rionda subsidiary in London. In addition to his sugar and molasses businesses, Braga served on the board of directors of J. Henry Schroder Bank and Trust Company.

Braga was married to Gioia Marconi, daughter of Guglielmo Marconi, in 1954. He died in 1984. The Bragas had two children, a daughter, Allegra (born 1959), and a son, Michael (born 1961).

The series contains business and personal papers and is organized in three sections. The first two sections consist of business papers; the last contains private correspondence. The first section spans the years preceding Braga's tenure as president of Czarnikow-Rionda and consists primarily of documents related to Czarnikow-Rionda's reorganization in 1940 as well as notes and memoranda to and from Braga's uncle, Manuel Rionda y Polledo. Both shed light on the internal operations of the company. The second section, 1950-1984, documents Braga's leadership of Czarnikow-Rionda and his business career after leaving the firm in 1969. The private correspondence, 1932-1981, consists mostly of letters written to Braga. There is also a file related to Braga's service in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Of special note in the last section are the letters from Alfonso Fanjul, and other members of the Fanjul family, reflecting on family history and the political situation in Cuba under Fidel Castro.

A copy of his family history and memoir, "A bundle of relations", is also in the collection. (See Series 24.)

The materials in this series were donated to the Libraries by members of the Braga family in 1993.



Business correspondence, 1929-1950
Box
1 Braga Rionda, Bernardo--Estate of MR, Tuinucu and other matters. 1946-1950
1 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. - Bags (price-fixing deal with Lobo). 1939
1 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. - Reorganization. 1939-1940
1 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. - Stockholders Agreement. 1948
1 Czarnikow-Rionda Co. - Valuation of common shares. 1948
1 Lagemann, Eric. 1929
1 Lagemann, Walter. 1941
1 Manati Sugar Company. 1939
1 Rionda y Polledo, Manuel. 1931-1943
1 Sugar market. 1939


Business correspondence, 1950-1984
Box
1 Braga, Ronny. 1955
1 Codes. 1962
1 Cuban Trading Company. 1955-1959
1 Czarnikow-Rionda. 1966-1968
1 Czarnikow-Rionda, House estates. 1951
1 Czarnikow-Rionda, appraisal of Wall St. property,(Includes photographs.). 1961
1 Czarnikow-Rionda, percentage compensation plan. 1966
1 Czarnikow-Rionda, Sale of to International Utilities. 1966-68
1 Estate of Helen and Bernardo Braga. 1953
1 Fanjuls, Alfonso/José and others. 1953-1969
2 Florida/Mainland Cane Hearings. 1962-1963
2 Cía Ganadera Becerra. 1955-1959
2 India, Czarnikow-Rionda Company (India). 1965-1969
2 Insurance inspection at Cuban mills. 1955
2 King Ranch. 1972-1977
2 King Ranch España. 1975-1976
2 Manati Industries, SEC Form 10-K. 1973
2 Manati Sugar Company/Manati Industries. 1960-1980
2 Morocco. 1967
2 Morocco. 1968-1969
3 Morocco, Trip to. 1967
3 Morocco, Trip to--Telex and cable received and sent. 1967
3 Notebook containing information on Braga's holdings and companies of interest to him (Folder 1: International Weighers; Alcres; Rionda, dePass; Riovista; Florida; Alpine; Miscellaneous).
3 Notebook containing information on Braga's holdings and companies of interest to him (Folder 2: Czarnikow-Rionda; Caonao/Cespedes Sugar; Francisco Sugar Co.; Manati Sugar Company; New Tuinucu Sugar Co.).
3 Schroders. 1978-1984
3 Sugar statistics.
3 U.S. government guarantee of Cuban investments(Robert A. Shattuck). 1952
3 Various matters. 1980


Private correspondence, 1932-1981
Box
3 Barro, Antonio. 1972-1978
3 Braga, Helen Wright. 1946-1973
3 Cuba. 1970s
3 Fanjuls, Alfonso/Harry and others. 1974-1981
3 Kleberg, Bob (King Ranch).
3 Lagemanns. 1932-1953
3 Miscellaneous, various dates.
3 Rionda, Ellen Goin. 1933-1944
3 World War II, correspondence during.


Series 38: Records of Manuel Enrique Rionda 1892-1943

0.4 linear feet (1 box)

Manuel Enrique Rionda was born in 1877 and was the only child of Joaquin Rionda y Polledo. His mother, Sophie Benjamin Rionda, died in childbirth. He was one of Manuel Rionda y Polledo's oldest nephews and was called "Manolo" by his uncle and aunts and "Pete" by his cousins. He graduated from Columbia University's School of Engineering in 1900 and promptly joined his uncle in Czarnikow, MacDougall. He became a vice president when the company was reorganized in 1909. He also served as a director or officer in the W. J. McCahan Sugar Refining and Molasses Co., the Francisco Sugar Company, the Manati Sugar Company, and several other sugar firms. He lived in Alpine, New Jersey, and was elected its mayor in 1932 and served into the mid-1940s. He married Ellen Goin in 1911. They had no children. Rionda died February 9, 1950, while on a business trip to Cuba.

This small series contains business and family correspondence. Included in the family correspondence are letters from his grandfather, several aunts, and cousins. A few letters from the outgoing correspondence for 1938-1943 document his tenure as mayor of Alpine, New Jersey. The business correspondence concerns his involvement with the Manati Sugar Company, the Warner Sugar Company, and the Tropical Plant Research Foundation. (His correspondence can also be found in Series 10, Series 12, and Series 74.)

Box
1 Family correspondence: George Braga. 1942
1 Family correspondence: Bernardo Rionda. 1904-1905
1 Family correspondence: Letter to Manuel and Harriett Rionda. 1892
1 Family correspondence: Letters from Aunt Ysidora and Aunt Ramona. 1907
1 Family correspondence: Letters from Aunt Harriett. 1911; 1925
1 Family correspondence: Letters from Conchita Jorcano Rionda. 1900-1905
1 Family correspondence: Letter from his wife Ellen Goin Rionda. 1925
1 Outgoing letters. 1938-1943
1 Sugar statistics--Cuban and international. 1922
1 Tropical Plant Research Foundation: Correspondence and newsletters. 1926
1 Tropical Plant Research Foundation: Articles of incorporation and projects. 1926
1 Tropical Plant Research Foundation: Audit report. 1926
1 Tuinucu Sugar Company. 1926
1 Ulzurrun E.D.--Manati Sugar Company. 1926
1 Warner Sugar Refining Co. 1926


Series 50: Records of Charles H. Johnson and Henry George Atkinson 1915-1960

9.6 linear feet (23 boxes and 1 volume)

This series includes the files of Charles H. Johnson, who served as Secretary of the Czarnikow-Rionda Company until 1950, and Henry George Atkinson, who succeeded Johnson in 1951. It also contains Atkinson's files when he was Assistant Secretary. Both Johnson and Atkinson were also vice presidents in the company and had duties that extended beyond their roles as secretaries.

Johnson's files are contained in boxes 1-4 and are arranged according to subject. A letterbook containing outgoing correspondence for 1922-1928 also exists.

Atkinson's files are much more complete. Boxes 4-6 contain his copies of the minutes from 1920-1951. (The official minutes of the Czarnikow-Rionda Company are not contained in the Braga Brothers Collection, and this set is not complete.) The remainder of Atkinson's files is separated into two time periods. The first file starts in 1933 and continues to 1954, while the second starts in the latter year and ends in 1960. Both files are arranged alphabetically by subject and contain incoming and outgoing correspondence, reports, published material and other record types. All aspects of the company's business are documented.

Of special note are the extensive files on the United States Cuban Sugar Council. These include sets of council memoranda that are found in each subject file. The council was a lobby for business interests associated with the Cuban sugar industry. The council kept abreast of public, media and government attitudes towards the importation of Cuban sugar.



Charles H. Johnson files
Box
1 List of newspaper clippings.
1 By-laws of Czarnikow-Rionda Company as revised. 8/1/1915, 9/29/1915
1 Czarnikow-Rionda Company: Recapitalization plan and agreement. 7/30/1938
1 Minutes Referring to sales of Cuban Sugar, Loading, shipping.
1 Re: Stockholders, Stockholders meetings.
1 Minutes, Board of Director's meeting. 9/11/1936
1 Comparison of balance sheets of Cuban sugar companies, and related data. 1939, 1940
1 Francisco Sugar Company: Loan agreement. 6/1/1931,1932,1933-1934
1 Latin American Trading Company: Cables, re: payments. 1940
1 New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange, data on five seats on the Exchange.
1 Memorandum: Close of Business. 8/14/1923
1 Working agreement with Cuban Trading Company. 1936
1 Data re: Executive officers of the company:Insurance of officers. 1937, 1938
1 Resolutions adopted by the Board of Directors re: Warehouses,Sugar Centrales. 1936, 1937
1 Latin American Trading Company. 1939, 1940
1 Charges on stored sugar and exchange of sugar in New York and other sugar transactions. 1920s-1930s
1 Manati loan agreements. 1932
1 Cespedes loan agreement. 1931
1 W. J. McCahan Sugar Refining and Molasses Company: Meetings agenda, miscellaneous. 1925-1932
1 American Sugar Refining Company: bond with Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland. 1924
1 British Columbia Sugar Refining Company, Vancouver, cargo of Cubas delivered. 1924
1 American Sugar Refining Company: Problems with delivery of Cubas (Olavarria). 1933
1 Slaughter, Norne and Co.: Purchase of 12.250 tons Cubans from Czarnikow Rionda Company. 1934
1 Banks. 1932, 1933
2 NABUC: Shipments from Cuba to the United States, under Decree #644, 11;other sugar shipments. 12/1934
2 Exchange of Identity Certificates Sugar sales.
2 Insurance, Sales to the United Kingdom. 1940
2 Cuban Trading Company, Correspondence.
2 Raw sugar sales.
2 Re: Decree #1358.
2 Cia. General de Tabacos de filipinas: Working agreements, Miscellaneous.
2 Estimates: Cost for use of British steamers. 1924
2 Shipping agreements: Czarnikow-Rionda Company and the Munson Steamship Line.
2 Agreement between New York and Cuba Mail Steamship Company and Czarnikow-Rionda Company.
2 Agreements: Cuba Cane Sugar Corporation and Czarnikow-RiondaCompany, Cuba Cane Sugar Company and the Munson Steamship Line.
2 Agreements: Czarnikow-Rionda Company and Imperial Sugar Company.
2 Minutes: Regular and Special meetings of Board of Directors, Czarnikow-Rionda Company. 1940, 1941
2 Minutes: Regular and Special meetings of Board of Directors, Czarnikow-Rionda Company. 5/6/1936, 12/6/1939
3 Purchase agreement between ICEA and Commodity Credit Corporation. 1940s
3 Cuban sugar and effects on United States sugar producers, effects of tariffs.
3 Minutes re: Cespedes loan agreement. 1936
3 Minutes re: Tuinucu loan agreement. 1936
3 Corporation Power of Attorney: United States Customs.
3 Insurance on sugar in Cuba. 1939
3 B. Braga's debt to Czarnikow-Rionda Company. 1938
3 Minutes of Board of Directors, re: Bank loans and mortgages payment due,Security charges and sale of interests of company's five seats on the New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange. 12/1935-12/1936
3 Minutes of Board of Directors. 3/10/1943-7/5/1944
3 Minutes of Board of Directors. 12/3/1941-12/3/1943
4 Francisco and General Sugars reorganization plans. 1935
4 Revised tentative draft of Sugar Stabilization agreement between Defense Supplies Corporation and primary distributors of direct consumption sugar in the United States. 1942
4 Minutes of Board of Directors, re: Bank loans due, Security changes. 6/3/1936, 7/7/1936-5/4/1938
4 Comparison of operating costs of Manati Sugar company and Central Violeta Sugar Company, S. A. 1939-1940
4 Log of sugar to be received and sugar to be delivered. 1937-1940
4 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1951
4 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1950
4 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1949
5 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1948
5 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1947
5 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1946
5 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1945
5 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1944
5 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1943
5 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1942
5 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data. 1941
5 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data (Folder 1). 1940
6 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data (Folder 2). 1938-1939
6 Minutes--Initialed Drafts and Data (Folder 3). 1934-1937


Henry George Atkinson subject files, 1933-1954
Box
6 Alcohol.
6 American Steel Company.
6 Ammonia.
6 Armonia Land Company.
6 Armour Sugar Company.
6 Asturr Trading Company, Inc.
6 Cia. Azucarera Atlantica del Golfo.
6 Azequeta.
6 Bagasse--Proposed paper plant. 1945
6 Banco Agricola Mercantil.
6 Bunker, Ellsworth.
6 Cacocum.
6 Caribbean Sugar Company.
6 Cia Agricola Caonao.
6 Carr Brothers.
6 Canada and Dominion Sugar Co., Ltd.
7 Baldomero Casas.
7 Segundo Casteleiro.
7 Clients-Price to be fixed.
7 Cia Agricola Coliseo.
7 Committee for Reciprocity Information.
7 Commodity Research Bureau Inc.
7 Commodity Trading Company.
7 Consolidated Condition Corporation.
7 Corning Glass Works.
7 Cuba Cane Sugar Corporation.
7 Cyclone. 10/1952
7 Czarnikow-Rionda Company-Officers.
7 Directors Committees.
7 Manuel Fernandez Rionda.
7 Maria F. Fernandez.
7 Cia Cubana de Fibras y Jarcias.
7 Frozen Foods.
7 Joseph Guerin.
7 Sucesion de L. Falla Gutierrez.
7 Horace Havermeyer.
7 Industrial Sugars.
7 Ironton Fire Brick Company.
7 Baron Paul Kronacher.
7 Limonar.
7 W. J. MaCahan Sugar Refining and Molasses Company.
7 Special Statements.
7 The Marshall Plan.
7 Minute Maid.
7 N. Misrachi Calderon.
7 Negociacion Turman.
7 Niagara.
7 Plastic covering for sugar.
7 Carlos Prio Socarras (Luncheon and Dinner). 12/11/1941
7 H. V. Quarmby.
7 Count Carl Bernhard de Revel.
7 Luncheon in Honor of (Philippine) Ambassador Carlos P. Romulo.
8 Armand Schmoll, Inc.
8 Sercla Corporation.
8 Soybeans.
8 Soybeans.
8 Spreckels Companies.
8 Stockholders' Agreements:Preliminary. 8/3/1948
8 Statements--Cespedes. 1948
8 Statements-Client purchases and sales. 1948-1949
8 Statements--Forecast for. 12/1950-12/1952
8 Statements--Price to be fixed. 1949
8 Statements--Miscellaneous. 1948-1949
8 Supply and Demand (Folder1).
8 Supply and Demand (Folder2).
9 Supply and Demand, Various.
9 Supply and Demand, Cuban Quotas. 1950-1951
9 Cia. Gral. de Tabacos de Filipinas.
9 J. M. Tarafa.
9 Tariffs, etc., Cables, reports.
9 Destileria Tinima, S. A.
9 United Railways.
9 United States Cane Sugar Refiners Association.
9 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 8/13/1952-12/15/1952
9 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 1/16/1952-7/16/1952
9 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 6/28/1951-9/27/1951
9 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 6/7/1950
10 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 8/9/1950-10/13/1950
10 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 5/2/1950-7/5/1950
10 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 2/17/1950-4/25/1950
10 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 12/12/1950-12/29/1950
10 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 7/13/1950-11/28/1950
11 United States Cuban Sugar Council--Sugar Facts and Figures :Draft of revised text of : sugar facts and figures and other material pertaining to the second edition.
11 United States Cuban Sugar Counci--Sugar Facts and Figures: Other draft of revised text of: Sugar facts and figures and other material pertaining to the second edition.
11 United States Cuban Sugar Council : Sugar Information. 1948
11 United States Cuban Sugar Council. 1/2/1951-7/18/1951
11 United States Cuban Sugar Council : Sugar Information. 1952
12 United States Cuban Sugar Council : Sugar Information. 1947
12 United States National Security Resources Board.


Henry George Atkinson subject files, 1954-1960
Box
12 Advertising Campaign, Sugar.
12 Airform International Construction Corporation.
12 American Sugar Refining Company.
12 Bagasse and Cellulosa.
12 Bags.
12 Bag Factory.
12 Batista Government--ICEA.
12 Benjamin Garcia Beltran.
12 Dr. Alberto Betancourt.
12 Bernardo Braga. 1947
12 Bulk.
12 Bunge.
12 Calculations and Definitions.
12 Caribana Sugar and Trading Company.
13 Cia. Azucarera Cespedes--Cables.
13 Cia. Azucarera Cespedes--Correspondence.
13 Cia. Azucarera Cespedes--Statements.
13 Centrals--General Ownership.
13 Charges--Sullivan and Cromwell; Data Given, Etc.
13 Charges--Shipping.
13 Charges--Selling Prices.
13 Charges--Salaries and Volume.
13 Charges--Materials and Supplies (Export Department).
13 Charges--Interest.
13 Charges--Insurance.
13 Charges--Entertainment.
13 Charges--Cuban Trading Company.
13 Charges--Commission on Molasses.
13 Charges--Capital.
13 Charges--Commission on Sugar.
13 Charges--Miscellaneous.
13 Charges--Sugar.
13 Cuba (Folder 1). 1959
13 Cuba (Folder 2). 1959
13 Cuba--Warehouse Transfer. 1959
13 Cuban Agricultural Chemical Company.
13 Cuban-American Sugar Company.
13 Cuban Atlantic Sugar Company.
13 Cuban Foreign Trade Bank.
13 Cuban Taxes.
14 Cuban Trading Company--Balance Sheets.
14 Cuban Trading Company--Banks.
14 Cuban Trading Company--Statements on market position.
14 Czarnikow, Ltd.--Circular.
14 C. Czarnikow, Ltd.--Ratterman.
14 C. Czarnikow, Ltd.--Sugar.
14 Czarnikow-Rionda Company--Securities owned.
14 Del Valle.
14 Carlos Del Valle.
14 Exchange Delivery.
14 Charlie Fanjul.
14 Farr and Company.
14 Ferrocarriles Occidentales de Cuba.
14 Francisco Sugar Company--Cables.
14 Francisco Sugar Company-Correspondence.
15 Francisco Sugar Company : Statements. 5/16/1955-1/6/1958
15 Francisco Sugar Company : Statements. 1/4/1954-5/9/1955
15 Francisco Sugar Company : Warehouse leases. 1959
15 Neils Gammeltoft.
15 Garbage Disposal Plant.
15 Juan Garcia.
15 Salustiano Garcia.
15 Godchaux Sugars, Inc.
15 Gomez Mana.
15 Grinding Calbes, Finals--Francisco/Elia.
15 Grinding Calbes, Finals--Manati Sugar Company.
15 Grinding Cables, Finals--New Tuinucu.
15 Guantanamo.
15 Insurance Department : General Information,Insurance Inspection Trip Report (2 copies). 1955
15 Insurance Departmenet : Inspection trip report. 1954
15 International Sugar Conference.
15 Interoceanic Commodities Corporation.
15 Italian Negotiations.
15 Alfred Jaretzki.
15 A. Johnson and Company.
15 Kenaf.
16 Kresin and Company.
16 Latin American Trading Company.
16 J.H. Leftwich.
16 Litigation--Truman O'Neil versus Alamo Molasses Co., et al.
16 Litigation--Denman and Denman.
16 Litigation--B. G. Mueller versus Molasses Trading Co., et al.
16 Litigation--Memoranda; Minutes. 7/1956
16 Litigation--Sullivan and Cromwell.
16 Litigation--Various Correspondence.
16 S. H. Livaudais and Sons.
16 Lord Lyle.
16 Julio Lobo.
16 H. L. Maggiolo.
16 Manati Sugar Company--Cables.
16 Manati Sugar Company--Correspondence.
16 Manati Sugar Company--Statements.
16 Manatonda.
16 Luis Mendoza.
16 Mendoza Sugar Review.
16 Molasses.
17 Ingenio Natividad.
17 Nemco Manufacturing Company.
17 New Tuinucu Sugar Company--Cables.
17 New Tuinucu Sugar Company--Other.
17 New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange.
17 Nicaro Nickel Mine.
17 Oil--Cuba.
17 O.N.R.I.
17 Osmose Wood Preserving Agency.
17 Estrada Palma.
17 Cia. Destiladora Paraiso, S. A.
17 Dr. E. E. Pfeiffer.
17 Aurelio Portuondo.
17 Aurelio Portunondo, Jr.
17 Profit and Loss--Special Analysis.
17 Profit and Loss--Organization.
17 Rionda Family Holdings in Certain Companies.
18 Red Rock Cola Bottling Co. of Cuba.
18 Documento sobre venta de la totalidad de las acciones de la Red Cola Bottling Company of Cuba.
18 Documento otorgado por la Czarnikow-Rionda Company y la Red Rock Cola Bottling company of Cuba, sobre pago de deuda, con quita el 8 de abril de 1954.
18 Legal document between Red Rock Cola Bottling Company and Czarnikow-Rionda Company regarding debt of former Red Rock of South America, Inc.
18 Red Rock Cola Bottling Company of Cuba--Sale.
18 Regla Coal and Oil Company of Cuba.
18 Regla Coal Company.
18 Reorganization--Re; Voting Trust Agreement Dated as of. 1/2/1950
18 Reorganization--Exchange of Deposit Certificates.
18 Manuel E. Rionda.
18 Manuel Fernandez Rionda.
18 Sir William J. and Lady Rook.
18 San Miguel and Cia., Inc.
18 Howard J. Sayers.
18 Schroder Trust Company.
18 Seatrain.
18 Ships.
18 Shrimp.
19 Sugar Association Cuban Committee.
19 Sugar Chemurgy, etc.
19 Sugar Club of New York.
19 Sugar Companies--Financial Data.
19 Surplus--Earned and Capital.
19 Sugar Information.
19 Sugar Publications.
19 Sugar Statistic Service.
19 Taboada.
19 Tariffs. 1949
19 Tariffs. 1949
19 Taxes--Cuba.
19 Trans Cuban Oil Company.
19 Tuinucu Sugar Company.
19 Tunnel.
19 United States Cuban Sugar Council. June1958-January 1959
20 United States Cuban Sugar Council. January-May, 1958
20 United States Cuban Sugar Council. September-December,1957
20 United States Cuban Sugar Council. March-August, 1957
20 United States Cuban Sugar Council. Decemeber 1956-Feb.1957
20 United States Cuban Sugar Council. June-December, 1956
21 United States Cuban Sugar Council. January-May, 1956
21 United States Cuban Sugar Council. Oct. 1955-Jan. 1956
21 United States Cuban Sugar Council. July-Sept., 1955
21 United States Cuban Sugar Council. May-June, 1955
21 United States Cuban Sugar Council. April, 1955
22 United States Cuban Sugar Council. March, 1955
22 United States Cuban Sugar Council. Jan.-Feb., 1955
22 United States Cuban Sugar Council. Nov.-Dec. 1954
22 United States Cuban Sugar Council. August-October, 1954
22 United States Cuban Sugar Council. Jan.-July, 1954
23 United States Cuban Sugar Council. Jan.-Dec., 1953
23 United States Cuban Sugar Council, Unnumbered documents.
23 United States Cuban Sugar Council, Correspondence. 1953-55
23 United States Cuban Sugar Council, Financial documents.
23 Uranium.
23 G. Van der Bie.
23 C. H. Varkevisser.
23 Compañía Agricola Vertientes Y Camagüey de Cuba.
23 Central Violeta Sugar Company.
23 Warehouses.
23 Washington International Company.
23 Simon Widjenes (S and D).


Series 56: Records of Edward H. Costello 1913-1950

3.1 linear feet (8 boxes)

Series 56 contains the files of Vice President Edward H. Costello, administrative head of the Cash Dept. of the Czarnikow-Rionda Company. Included in the series are lists of company stockholders for 1925-1939, banking records and balance sheets, materials related to the Compañía General de Tabacos Filipinas and Czarnikow-Rionda's efforts to revive Cuban sugar sales to Spain, and special account folders for employees of the company and their family. Some early files that predate Mr. Costello's association with the company are also retained in the series.

Box
1 Agricola Guayos S.A., Cia. -- Follow up file.
1 Alley, Geer and Wealy -- Follow up file. 1933
1 Alpine N.Y. -- Special Conference -- Mr. Manuel Rionda. October 27, 1926
1 American Sugar Refining Company -- Agreement. Nov.23, 1927
1 Amsterdam Sugar Exchange -- Option -- Various letters and Copies of Liquidations. May, 1937
1 Approval of Payment of Audit - Costello's file. 1938
1 Armonia Land Corp. 1938-1944
1 Asturr Trading Company.
1 Atlantic Sugar Agreement.
1 Azucarera, Comision Financiera de. 1937
1 Azucarera Cespedes S.A., Cia.
1 B.B.R. - George A. Braga and R.B.R. 1938
1 Bagasse - Celulosa - Processing. 1940-1947
1 Balance Sheet - Letters to Banks, etc. 1929-1935
1 Balance Sheet - Letters to Banks, etc. 1934
1 Balance Sheet - Letters to Banks, etc. 1935
1 Balance Sheet - Letters to Banks, etc. 1936 (June 30)
1 Balance Sheets -- Cash deposit files. 1936
1 Balance Sheets -- Letters. 1937
1 Balance Sheets -- Letters. 1938
1 Balance Sheets -- Letters. 1939
1 Banco Gelats.
1 Banco Sainz/Banco Hispano Americano. 1942-1950
1 Bank Loan Agreements. 1938
1 Beattie Sugar Co.
2 Braga, George. 1934
2 Braga, George. 1936
2 Caribbean Sugar Co. (Central Macareño) -- Statement. 1939
2 Nicholas Castaño, Viuda e Hijos -- Coffee Documents, etc. 1945
2 Nicholas Castaño, Viuda e Hijos -- Correspondence and Molasses.
2 Nicholas Castaño, Viuda e Hijos -- Re drafts. 1944-1946
2 Castaño. Gasull. Guaranty.
2 Ceballos, Juan M. 1937
2 Central Cuba Sugar Co. 1941
2 Cespedes, Douglas - Arguments. 1934
2 Cespedes. Schroder - Dead Season. 1939-1941
2 Cespedes, Mortgage and Miscellaneous - Including Settlement with Seligman and Co.
2 Cespedes Sugar Co. - Dead Season. 1941-1944
2 Chase Bank - C.R.Co. guarantees - LATCo. - CRCo. Draft (NABUC). 1940
2 "Coliseo" Bond Interest - Follow up file.
2 Costello, E. H. --Agreement re sugar storage.
2 Costello, E. H. -- Cia. Cubana de Fibras Y Jarcia. 1938
2 Costello, E. H. -- Memorandums - Various.
2 Credit Information - Letters of Recommendation etc. 1935-1938
2 Credit Inquiries. 1936-1938
2 Cuba Cane - Advances. 1928
2 Cuban Agricultural Chemical Co. 1948-1950
2 Cuban Candy. 1947
2 Cuban Cane Products Corp. 1935
3 Cuban Trading Acct. Cespedes - Fertilizer. 1949
3 Cuban Trading Co. -- Agreement. May 24, 1935
3 Cuban Trading Co. -- Auditor's Quarterly deposits - examination Reports.
3 Cuban Trading Co. -- (N.Y. Bank Acct) National City. 1936-1940
3 Cuban Trading - LATCo. Remittance, Cash, etc. 1938-1939
3 Cubana de Almacenes, Cia. Gen. -- Specimen Signatures. 1937-1941
3 Cubana de Almacenes, Cia. Gen. -- Warehouse Lease Matanzas - J.B. Zumalacarregui.
3 Czarnikow Rionda Co. -- Balance Sheet - Peat, Marwick. Mitchell and Co.
3 Czarnikow Rionda Co. -- Credit files. 1949
3 Del Valle/Natividad. 1932-1934
3 Exchange Commissions paid the following Brokers for Yrs. 1932-1936
3 Falla de Gutierrez, Adelaida Sra. 1936
3 Falla Gutierrez, Suc. De. 1935
3 Falla Gutierrez, Suc. De -- London Sterling Balances.
3 Fanjul, Faustino. 1930-1931
3 Fanjul, Sanchez. 1936-1937
3 Fantauzzi (Gautier). 1937
3 Federal Capital Stock Value Tax. 1933-1934
3 Federal Reserve Reports.
3 Federal Sugar Ref. Co. and Spreckels Sugar Corp. "Legal Documents".
3 Francisco Agreement. 1934
3 Francisco Sugar Co. 1936-1937
3 Godchaux Sugar Co. - Agreement. Dec. 16, 1927
3 Goldman, Herman. 1937
3 Goldman, Herman -- LATCo Taxes.
4 Gutierrez, V. Dr., Statements. 1939
4 Havemeyer, Horace - Francisco Loan - Follow up file.
4 Hershey. 1937-1940
4 Identities -- Re: NABUC holding in Cuba.
4 Identities -- (Endorsement, etc.) Letters CJE (see also file "Warehouse Receipts"). 1935
4 Memos. 1937-1938
4 Interest acct. Analysis of CRCo. Follow up file. 1936-1938
4 Interest Bearing. Indebtedness. 7/31/1919 to 7/31/1920
4 Interest Rates - Borrowing, etc. 1934
4 Interest Rates - Follow up file.
4 Inversiones Y Fomento, Cia de - Guarantees. 1939
4 Lagemann's extracts - Made for Tax Examiners. 1917-1920
4 Lagemenn - Children's Accts. (segregated). 1921-1923
4 Lagemann's Accts. 1923-1924
4 Lagemenn's Accts. (3 folders). 1925-1927
5 Lagemenn's Accts. (8 folders). 1928-1935
5 Lamborn and Co. - In Liquidation.
5 La Mision - Hermanos Fanjul Ltd. - Follow up file. 1938
5 Latin American Trading Co. Correspondence - Interest memo, etc. follow up file.
5 Marcia, Jose (e. de Ulzurrun). 1936-1937
5 Memorandum for Ogilvie, W.E., VP.
5 Moretti - Harrah Marble Co. 1933-1934
5 Moretti - Harrah Marble Co. 1935
5 N.Y. Coffee and Sugar Exchange Membership. 1935
5 Pelegrin.
5 Porto Rico International -- Follow up file. 1935
5 Profit and Loss. 1934
5 Public Warehouse of Matanzas. Release, etc.
5 Regla Coal and Oil Co. of Cuba. 1936-1938
5 Regla Coal Co. - United Railways of Havana - Warehouse Agreement. 7/1/1918 to 11/14/1913
5 Results of Business. 8/1/1922 to 12/31/1926
5 Rionda Family Accounts (3 folders). 1918-1927
6 Rionda Family Accounts (9 folders). 1927-1935
6 Rionda, M. Special Acct. (various years to 1933).
6 Rionda, M. Sr. 1934
6 Rionda, M. Sr. 1935
6 Rionda, M. Sr. 1936
6 Rionda's Acct. 1920
6 Rionda's Acct. 1899
6 Royal Bank - CRCo. - Guarantee - LATCo. - CRCo. - Drafts. 1940
6 Salaries - CRCo. Officers. 1944
6 Santa Amalia. 1936
6 Schroder Banking - LATCo. Financing. 1937-1938
6 Schroder Financing - Memo Only. 1939
6 Schroder London - Bags, Burlap (CRCo. Draft). 1938
7 Silver - (CTCo., LATCo.). 1939
7 Silveria, Linares and Co. 1935
7 Societe Pour L'Exporation des Sucres - Belgium. 1939
7 Stockholder's Lists. 1925-1939
7 Sugar Cane Bagasse - Celulosa New Acct. 1943
7 Sullivan and Cromwell. 1936-1937
7 Tabacos de Filipinas, Cia. Gen. - Barcelona and Manila. 1946
7 Tabacos and Santos Lopez, Cia. Gen. 1938
7 Wallfront Realty Corporation.
7 Warehouse Receipt. Endorsement. 1937-1939
7 Westrik, Theodore, Re: Taxes.
7 Work sheet concerning appointments as at Nov. 30 (As a medium to determine destributory). 1936
7 Zevallos, Rafael. 1936
8 Tabacos de Filipinas, Cia. Gen. - Barcelona and Manila - Accounts. 1937
8 Tabacos de Filipinas, Cia. Gen. - Barcelona and Manila - Accounts. 1938
8 Tabacos de Filipinas, Cia. Gen. - Barcelona and Manila - Accounts. 1939
8 Tabacos de Filipinas, Cia. Gen. - Barcelona and Manila - Accounts. 1940


Series 61: Records of Reed Clark 1949-1959

3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)

Series 61 contains files that originated in the office of Reed Clark. Reed Clark was listed in stockholders' reports as an assistant vice president in 1953 and vice president in 1955. An organizational chart from the same time period indicates that Clark was in the Selling Department. There is considerable information and correspondence in this series related to the sugar trade with Chile and Japan. The Puerto Rican sugar industry also receives attention. The confidential memoranda from the Cuban law firm of Gorrin, Mañas, Macía, y Alamilla regarding negotiations with the Cuban government and labor unions on issues affecting the sugar industry are especially significant. Box 1 includes photocopies of newspaper clippings from 1955-1958. Box 9 contains records of the New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange. Clark sat on the Exchange's Board of Managers in 1957 and 1958. The remainder of the series is an alphabetical file containing incoming and outgoing correspondence, reports, sugar trade data, and other records.

Box
1 Newspaper Clippings.
1 A, Miscellaneous. 1954-1957
1 Agents. 1955-1956
1 Almapucos. 1955-1957
1 B, Miscellaneous.
1 Bags. 1955-1956
1 Bank loans. 1955
1 Bank project/Cuba. 1954-1956
1 Beet crops, European. 1955-1956
1 Braga Rionda, Bernardo.
1 Brazil. 1955-1957
1 Bulk.
1 C, Miscellaneous. 1954-1956
1 Canada.
1 Caribana. 1955
2 Castaño.
2 C. E. C. I. 1955
2 Céspedes Sugar Company. 1954-1957
2 Chile.
2 Chile. 1955-1956
2 Chile. 1957
2 Chile, Cables.
2 Chile, Cables.
2 Chile, Correspondence.
2 Chile, Figures.
2 Chile, Garcia.
2 Chile, Miscellaneous.
2 Chile, Miscellaneous.
2 Chile Photostat Copies.
3 Chile, position statement.
3 Chile, R. C.
3 Chile-Rettig.
3 Chilean Contract Chain.
3 Commissions, Sugar. 1957
3 Crop estimates. 1956-1958
3 Cuban crop figures. 1955
3 Cuban Atlantic. 1956-1957
3 Cuban Decrees.
3 Cuban German Agreement. 1955-1957
3 Cuban Trading Company. 1955-1957
3 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. 1954-1957
3 Dry Dock. 1956
3 E, Miscellaneous. 1956-1957
3 European correspondence. 1954
3 F, Miscellaneous. 1955-1957
3 Fanjul, Alfonso. 1954-1957
3 Farr and Company. 1953-1957
3 Fraites, J. L. 1955-1956
3 Francisco Sugar Company. 1955-1957
3 French Business. 1956-1957
3 G, Miscellaneous. 1956-1957
3 Garcia, Juan.
3 Garcia and Diaz. 1955-1957
3 Golodetz, M. and Company. 1959
3 Gomez-Mena. 1955-1957
3 Gomez, Salvador. 1956-1957
4 Gorrin, Mañas, Macía y Alamilla. 1956-1957
4 Gorrin, Mañas, Macía y Alamilla. 1958
4 Guayabal. 1955-1956
4 H, Miscellaneous. 1955-1957
4 Henderson Contract. 1955-1956
4 Hernandez, Octavio. 1955
4 House estates, Clients. 1955
4 House Estates. 1956
4 I, Miscellaneous. 1956-1957
4 ICEA. 1955-1957
4 ICEA, bid to re release of 658,000 T.
4 Insurance. 1956-1957
4 International Sugar Council. 1956-1957
4 International Sugar Council, conference.
4 Information. 1956-1957
4 International Sugar Council, figures. 1951
5 International Sugar Council, statistics. 1955
5 Italian agreement. 1955
5 Japan, Correspondence. 1956
5 Japan, General information. 1956-1957
5 Japan, Reports. 1955-1956
5 Japan, Purchases. 1955
5 Japanese Cables. 1952
5 Japanese Customers. 1956-1958
5 Japanese Survey. 1956
5 K, Miscellaneous. 1955
5 L, Miscellaneous. 1956-1957
5 Livaudais, S. H. and Sons. 1954-1957
5 Lobo, K. 1955
5 Lobo. 1955-1957
5 Local consumption. 1955-1957
5 M, Miscellaneous. 1955-1957
5 Manati Sugar Company. 1953-1957
5 Market Letter. 1955
5 Memoranda, interoffice. 1954-1957
5 Miscellaneous. 1952-1953
5 Miscellaneous. 1953-1954
5 Molasses. 1956-1957
5 Molasses/Alcohol. 1950
5 Morocco. 1956-1957
5 Nabbar. 1955
5 Nabbar--Cables. 1955
6 Naviera De Navas--Cables.
6 Naviera De Navas--Correspondence.
6 Naviera De Navas--Documents.
6 New Projects. 1955-1958
6 O, Miscellaneous. 1956-1957
6 P, Miscellaneous. 1955-1957
6 Peru, Personal. 1949
6 Philippines Information. 1955-1957
6 Promedio. 1956-1957
6 Puerto Rico. 1949-1952
6 Puerto Rico. 1951-1952
6 Puerto Rico. 1956-1957
7 Puerto Rico, contracts. 1951-1952
7 Puerto Rico, information obtained. 1949-1951
7 R, Miscellaneous. 1955-1957
7 Raw Sugar Department. 1954-1957
7 Refined Sugar Contracts. 1957
7 Rook, Sir William. 1953-1954
7 Russia. 1955-1957
7 S, Miscellaneous. 1955-1957
7 San Miguel, Puerto Rico. 1950-1951
7 SANE. March-May 1955
7 SANE. 1955
7 SANE. 1955-1957
7 Seatrain. 1954-1955
7 Shippers. 1955
7 Single Seller. 1952-1954
7 Spain. 1950
8 Statistical information. 1954-1957
8 Sugar company income comparisons. 1950
8 Sugar Crop. 1950-1953
8 Sugar Crop. 1955-1957
8 Sugar, general. 1949
8 Sugar information, miscellaneous. 1942-1952
8 Sugar General Information. 1954-1957
8 Szabo, Miklos. 1955-1957
8 Tetzeli, Fred E. 1956-1957
8 Tuinucu Sugar Company, The New. 1955-1957
8 Tunnel. 1955-1957
8 U, Miscellaneous. 1955-1957
8 Uruguay. 1956-1957
8 W, Miscellaneous. 1956-1957
8 Wallboard Company. 1955
8 Warehouse costs/carrying charges.
8 Woodhouse, Carey and Browne. 1957
8 V, Miscellaneous. 1955-1957
8 Del Valle, Estanislao. 1955-1957
8 Venezuela. 1955-1957
8 XYZ, Miscellaneous.
9 New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange, Board of Managers. 1956-1958
9 New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange, Delivery Committee. 1957
9 New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange, Membership Committee. 1957
9 New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange, Special Board Committee. 1957


Series 63: Records of Michael J. P. Malone 1948-1965

8.1 linear feet (24 boxes)

Series 63 contains the administrative files of Michael Joseph Patrick Malone. Malone was listed as an assistant vice president in a 1953 stockholders' report and as a vice president in 1955. Before the revolution, Malone dealt primarily with matters related to the company's Cuban affiliates and subsidiaries. He was deeply involved in the company's diversification and product development programs, including the company's Cuban cattle ranches, and was president of the Kenaf Corporation. (Files related to the latter form Series 51 in Record Group 4.)

Malone followed the political events of the late 1950s and early 1960s closely. As the vice president most closely linked to the Cuban operations, his files reveal the company's responses to the tremendous changes occurring there. The expropriation of the company's Cuban assets, the adjustment of hundreds of former Cuban employees to life in exile, and the first years of sugar development in the area south of Lake Okeechobee, Florida are well documented. Malone, himself, was involved in a joint venture with the New Tuinucu Sugar Company and Czarnikow-Rionda to buy and operate cattle ranches in the Belle Glade area. The New Tuinucu files end in 1965 when the ranch was sold to the Osceola Operating Corporation and King Ranch, Inc. All other files end in 1964 or earlier.

Malone was also involved in the early anti-Castro movement. Included are files on the Asociación para la Reconstrucción de la Economía Cubana and the Asociación Nacional de Hacendados de Cuba en Exilio, as well as several political activists in the Cuban exile community.

Box
1 Aguilera, Leopoldo. 1960
1 Air-form construction. 1953-1958
1 Algian, G. W. --Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association. 1959
1 Albertini, M. George. 1963
1 Allison, Dr. R. V. 1957-1962
1 Almacenes Publicos De Mantazas. 1960
1 American Chamber of Commerce of Cuba in the U.S. 1961-1962
1 American Enterprise Institute. 1963-1964
1 Americas Foundation. 1961
1 Antunas. 1957-1960
1 Arcenaux, Dr. George. 1958-1959
1 Arcenaux, Dr. George. 1957-1958
1 Arcenaux, Dr. George-A Study of Agricultural Production at Manati, Cespedes, Elia, and Francisco. 1958 March
1 Arango, Dr. Andres Raul. 1960
1 Asociacion de Colonos de Cuba. 1961-1963
1 Asociacion Nacional de Hacendados de Cuba. 1959-1961
2 Atkinson, Henry George. 1957-1960
2 Atkinson, Henry George. 1961-1963
2 Atlantic Community Development Group of Latin America. 1963
2 Australian Sogor. 1963-1964
2 Azqueta, Norberto. 1956-1964
2 Bags. 1959
2 Bags. 1956-1959
2 Bags Department. 1960-1963
2 Bag Department. 1959-1960
2 Bagasse. 1956-1958
2 Bamboo. 1957
3 Barro, Antonio. 1964
3 Barro, Antonio. 1962-1963
3 Barro, Antonio. 1961-1962
3 Barro, Antonio. 1959-1961
3 Baxter Laboratories, Inc.-- Morton Grove, Illinois. 1958
3 Beeson, William M. 1959-1962
3 Beeson, William M.--Purdue University. 1957-1958
3 Beeson, William M. - Lafayette,Indiana. Cattle Feed. 1955-1957
4 Beeson, William M. 1957-1958
4 Beeson, William M. - Lafayette,Indiana. Cattle Feed. 1956
4 Beeson, William M. 1955
4 Belleglade Project. 1962-1963
4 Benckiser Joh. A. -- Germany. 1958-1962
4 Berillez, Robert. 1961
4 Boehringer Sohn, C. H.--Germany. 1958-1961
4 Braga, George A. 1964
4 Braga, George A. 1962-1963
5 Braga, George A. 1961-1962
5 Braga, George A. 1959-1960
5 Braga, George A. 1958-1959
5 Braga, George A. - International Sugar Agreement. 1958
5 Braga, B. Rionda. 1961-1964
5 Braga, B. Rionda. 1957-1960
5 BRB. Special Data, New Business. 1956-1958
5 Brewer, C. and Company. 1961-1963
5 Brook, Alexander. 1957
5 Busto, Jorge Del. 1962-1963
5 Caballero, Dr. Ezequiel. 1961
5 Cachaza. 1958
5 Cancelas, Adolpho. 1961
5 Cane, Estimates. 1959-1960
5 Cane Fires. 1960
5 Central Warehouse. 1957
5 Cespedes - Fritz Appel. 1960-1962
5 Cespedes - Cattle. 1958-1960
6 Cespedes - General. 1959-1962
6 Cespedes - Isasi, Domingo. 1960-1961
6 Cespedes - Isasi, Domingo. 1961-1963
6 Cespedes - Minutes of Meeting. 1958-1960
6 Cespedes - Reports from Mill. 1959-1961
6 Chufa. 1958
6 Citric and Tartaric Acids. 1957
6 Clarck, Reed. 1960-1964
6 Clements, Dr. H. C. 1957-1958
6 Country Club de La Habana. 1957-1960
7 Clifford, Joseph P. 1961-1964
7 Clifford, Joseph P. 1958-1960
7 Clifford and Miller. 1958-1962
7 Closter Farms, Inc. 1963
7 Closter Farms, Inc. 1961-1963
7 Closter Farms, Inc. 1961-1963
7 Coconut. 1958
7 Colomar Lluch, Fernando. 1963
7 Commercial Solvents Corporation - Ammoniated Molasses. 1953-1960
7 Considine, Robert. 1959-1961
7 Consultants. 1957-1958
7 Corn. 1958-1959
8 Cuba. Cables. 1960
8 Cuba. Cables - Agrarian Reform Forum. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Dealing with Ambassador Bonzal. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - ANDAC. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Asociacion de Colonos. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Cabinet Changes. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Cattlemen Association. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Loans to Cuba. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Press Reports and General Information. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Rice Growers. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Superproduction. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Tax Laws. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - Dealing with Tobacco Landowners. 1959
8 Cuba. Cables - U.S. Senate. 1959
8 Cuba. Miscellaneous. 1959-1963
8 Cuban Chamber of Commerce in the U.S. 1961-1962
8 Cuban Chamber of Commerce in the U.S. 1958-1960
8 Cuban Sick Pay. 1957
9 Cuban Trading Company. 1960-1963
9 Cuban Trading Company. 1959-1961
9 Czarnikow-Rionda Company. 1957-1963
9 Deutch, Michael. 1961-1964
9 Dried Cane Juice. 1959
9 Driscoll, Richard L. 1954-1960
9 Drummond, Roscoe. New York Herald Tribune. 1962
9 Dupont de Nemours and Company. 1956-1960
9 Eiroa Terminal, S. A. 1957
9 ESSO Reports on Cuban Estates. 1957
9 ESSO Reports. Attached Correspondence. 1957
9 Estrada Vicente A. 1956-1962
10 Export Department. 1960-1963
10 Export Department. 1958-1959
10 Export Department. 1957-1958
10 Fanjul, Alfonso. 1964
10 Fanjul, Alfonso. 1961-1963
10 Fanjul, Alfonso. 1960
10 Fanjul, Alfonso. 1958-1959
10 Fanjul, Alfonso - Spain. 1963
10 Fanjul, Alfonso - Fordham University. 1958
11 Fanjul, H. Charles. 1961-1965
11 Fanjul, H. Charles. 1957-1960
11 Fanjul, Harry. 1961-1965
11 Fanjul, Rafael. 1961
11 Hechevarria, Alberto Fernandez. 1964
11 Fernandez, Alberto. 1959-1963
11 Fernandez, Alberto. 1959
11 Fernandez, Edilio. 1961
11 Fernandez Rionda, J. 1958-1960
11 Fertilizers. 1957-1958
11 Fire Control. 1957-1958
11 Florida Reports. 1956
11 Florida Sugar Mill Project. 1961
11 Freeport Sulphur Company. 1958-1960
12 Francisco Sugar Company - Agendas and Minutes of Meetings. 1961-1963
12 Francisco Sugar Company - Agrarian Reform. 1959-1960
12 Francisco Sugar Company - Aleman, Guillermo. 1962-1965
12 Francisco Sugar Company - General. 1960-1964
12 Francisco Sugar Company - General. 1960
12 Francisco Sugar Company - Midland Industries. 1963
12 Francisco Sugar Company - Miller, William J. 1958-1964
12 Francisco Sugar Company - Pedemonte, Juan. 1961-1965
12 Francisco Sugar Company. 1960-1961
12 Galvez, Milton. 1960-1962
12 Gaston, Melchor W. 1961
12 Gibberellin. 1956-1964
13 Goodrich, B. F. 1958-1959
13 Grains. 1957-1959
13 Grasses. 1959
13 Green Sugars. 1955-1958
13 Hawaii Meat Company. 1956
13 Hawaii. 1957-1959
13 Hexadecanol. 1958
13 Hosaka, Edward Y. 1959-1962
13 Hosaka, Edward Y. 1959-1960
13 Hosaka, Edward Y. 1957-1958
13 IBM. 1957-1958
13 ICEA. 1956-1959
13 Improvements to Mills. 1961
13 Industrial City. Matanzas. 1957
14 Insurance. 1958-1959
14 Insurance. 1959-1960
14 Industrial Diversification. 1957-1959
14 International House. 1960-1962
14 International Packers. 1954-1959
14 International Packers. 1953-1954
14 International Packers. Ing. Amadeo Lopez Castro. 1954-1955
14 International Rescue Committee. 1963
14 Jofre, Carlos E. 1961
14 Johnson, A. and Company. Avesta. 1957
14 Kaolin. 1956-1957
14 Krupnick and Associate, Inc. 1959
14 Lacerda, Dr. Carlos. 1961
15 Lavin, Dr. Pablo F. 1961
15 Leon, Mario J. 1959-1960
15 Leon Pla, Dr. Luis. 1960
15 Liberia. 1959
15 Lobster Tails. 1957
15 Longoria, Joel. 1961-1964
15 Macademia Nuts. 1957-1958
15 Mañas, Dr. Arturo. 1963
15 Mañas, Dr. Arturo. 1961-1963
15 Manati - Agendas and minutes of Meeting. 1961-1962
15 Manati - Agraria Reform. 1959-1960
15 Manati - Cien Dias De Administracion Revolucionaria.
15 Manati - General. 1960-1964
16 Manati. Reports From Mill. 1960
16 Manati. Ambrosio Robles. 1961-1964
16 Manrara,Luis. 1964
16 Manrara,Luis. 1962-1963
16 Manrara,Luis. 1960-1962
16 Manufacturers Trust Company Paper. 1956
16 Matanzas Warehouses. Almapucos. 1958-1959
16 McKesson and Robbins, Inc. 1958
16 Mendoza, Enrique. 1961
16 Merck and Company - Rahway, N.J. 1958
16 Merck and Company - Rahway, N.J. 1958
16 Mestre, Dr. Jose A. 1961
16 Meyer, Rev. F. Nenard F. 1962-1963
16 Mill Managers Meetings. New York. 1958-1960
17 Mill Managers Meetings. Cuba. 1958-1960
17 Minute Maid Corporation. 1959
17 Miscellaneous. 1963-1964
17 Musteller, Dr. G. E. 1959-1960
17 Navarrete, Jorge. 1960-1961
17 Navierra de Navas, S.A. 1957
17 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc. 1962-1963
17 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc. 1963-1965
17 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc. - Abel Ranch-- Abel Acres. 1963
17 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc. - Abel Ranch. Agendas and Meetings. 1963-1965
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Neil Alderman. 1962-1963
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch. 1962
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Belle Glade. Correspondence. Folder 1. 1964-1965
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Belle Glade. Correspondence. Folder 2. 1964-1963
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Belle Glade. Correspondence. Folder 3. 1962-1963
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Braddock Tract. 1962-1963
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Budgets. 1962
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Cattle Inventory. 1962-1965
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Coral Cables First National Bank. 1963
18 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Abel Ranch. Agendas and Meetings. 1963-1965
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - General. 1963-1964
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Goldman, Herma. 1962-1965
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Ovidio Lopez Contract. 1963-1964
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Alberto Loret De Mola. 1963-1965
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Miller's Contract. 1963
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Miscellaneous. 1963-1964
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Mr. Malone's Desk. 1962-1963
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Mr. Malone's Desk. 1962-1964
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Mr. Malone's Desk. 1964-1965
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Morales Contract. 1963-1964
19 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Preliminaries. 1962-1964
20 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Purchases and Sale of Cattle. 1962-1963
20 New Tuinucu Sugar Company, Inc.-- Abel Ranch - Reports From Ranch. 1962-1963
20 Nuclear Reactor. 1957
20 O'Hara James. 1959
20 O'Hara James - Folder A. 1958
20 O'Hara James - Folder B. 1957-1958
20 Oil and Petroleum. 1957
20 Osceola Farms. Publicity. 1960
20 El Panamericano. Valeri Guttierrez. 1962
20 Mario Parajon. 1960-1962
20 Jose M. Pernett. 1962
20 Personnel. 1954-1963
20 Phosphate. Triple. 1955
20 Portuondo, Jr., Aurelio. 1960-1963
21 Portuondo Jr., Aurelio. Fordham. 1958-1959
21 Portuondo Larrieu, Antonio. 1958
21 Portuondo, Jorge. 1959
21 Powe Equipment Company. 1957-1958
21 Ramie. 1952
21 Rangel, Antonio. 1963-1964
21 Ray, Manolo. 1962
21 Record Notes. 1955-1963
21 Regla Coal and Company. 1958
21 Regla Coal and Company. 1957-1958
21 Regla Coal and Company. 1958-1959
22 Regla Coal and Company. 1958
22 Regla Coal and Company. 1960
22 Retirement Fund. 1958-1959
22 Reyes, Gustavo De Los. 1964
22 Roque, Alberto. 1961-1963
22 Roque, Alberto. Joe Castel. 1960
22 Rionda, Manuel. 1960-1961
22 Rionda Alvarez, Ma. Petrolina. 1959-1961
22 Roselle. 1948-1949
22 Rote, John. 1957
22 Ruder, William. 1961-1964
23 Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida. 1964
23 Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida. 1961-1962
23 Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida. 1962-1963
23 The Sugar Club. 1960-1963
23 Sundelson, J. Wilner. 1964
23 M. Szabo Pelsoczi. 1961-1962
23 Tomeu, Enrique. 1959-1963
24 Valle, Carlos Del. 1959-1961
24 Valle, Estanislao Del. 1960
24 Varona, Manuel Del. 1960-1962
24 Warins, Thomas. News and Courier. Charleston, S.C. 1962
24 Webre, Alfred L. 1961-1964
24 Webre, Alfred L. 1960-1961
24 White, Nate. American Banker. 1962-1963


Series 66: Clippings file of Michael J.P. Malone 1956-1964

5 linear feet (5 boxes)

Vice President Malone began a clippings file on Cuba in 1956. Initially, the file documented all aspects of Cuba, but, as Cuba's political troubles mounted, the file became a daily chronicle of the revolution. The series is also noteworthy for the variety of materials it includes. In addition to clippings from major U.S. and Cuban periodicals, Malone gathered radio and television transcripts, and reports and newsletters from news agencies and political organizations.

Box Folder
1 1 Clippings. 1956
1 2 Clippings. 1957
1 3 Clippings. 1957
1 4 Publications. 1957
1 5 Clippings. 1958
1 6 Clippings. 1958
1 7 Publications. 1958
1 8 Reports - Radio, etc. 1959
1 9 Clippings. 1959 January
1 10 Clippings. 1959 February
1 11 Clippings. 1959 March
1 12 Clippings. 1959 April
1 13 Clippings. 1959 May
1 14 Clippings. 1959 June
1 15 Clippings. 1959 July
1 16 Clippings. 1959 August
1 17 Clippings. 1959 September
1 18 Clippings. 1959 October
2 19 Clippings. 1959 November
2 20 Clippings. 1959 December
2 21 Reports - Radio, etc. 1959
2 22 Clippings. Jan - Feb 1960
2 23 Clippings. March - April 1960
2 24 Clippings. May - June 1960
2 25 Clippings. 1960 July
3 26 Clippings. 1960 August
3 27 Clippings. Sep - Oct 1960
3 28 Clippings. Nov - Dec 1960
3 29 Clippings. Jan - Feb 1961
3 30 Clippings. 1961 March
3 31 Clippings (Invasion). 1961 April
3 32 Clippings. 1961 May
3 33 Clippings. 1961 June
4 34 Clippings. July - Aug 1961
4 35 Clippings. Sep - Dec 1961
4 36 Clippings. Jan - Feb 1962
4 37 Clippings. March - May 1962
4 38 Clippings. June - Aug 1962
4 39 Clippings. 1962 September
4 40 Clippings. 1962 October
4 41 Clippings. 1962 November
5 42 Clippings. 1962 December
5 43 Clippings. Jan - Feb 1963
5 44 Clippings. March - April 1963
5 45 Clippings. May - June 1963
5 46 Clippings. July - Aug 1963
5 47 Clippings. Sep - Oct 1963
5 48 Clippings. Oct - Dec 1963
5 49 Clippings. Jan - March 1964
5 50 Clippings. April - June 1964
5 51 Clippings. July - Dec 1964


Series 87: Records of Joseph B. Carr 1928-1960

3 linear feet (7 boxes)

Carr was the company's comptroller in 1944 and became Treasurer in 1951. He was made a vice president in the company in 1953.

Series 87 consists of records from the files of Vice President and Treasurer Joseph B. Carr. The records here relate to Czarnikow-Rionda's house estates in Cuba, principally the Cespedes Sugar Company and its subsidiaries, the Compañía Agrícola Caonao and the Destiladora Tinima. Also included are records from the Cuban Trading Company regarding sales of sugars from the Nueva Compañía Azucarera Gomez-Mena.

Box
1 Caonao - Credit applications. 1959
1 Caonao - Spring plantings. 1959
1 Cespedes Sugar Company - Bank loans. 1959
1 Cespedes Sugar Company - Collateral. 1959
1 Cespedes Sugar Company - Contracts. 1959-1960
1 Cespedes Sugar Company - Credit applications. 1959-1960
1 Cespedes Sugar Company - General.
2 Cespedes Sugar Company - Liquidations. 1959-1960
2 Cuban Trading Co. - Sugar liquidations. 1958-1960
2 Cuban Trading Co. - Gomez-Mena. 1958-1959
2 Identity certificates. 1958-1959
2 Sugar production by mills. 1959
3 Certain raw sugar companies--Profit and Loss data, etc. 1959
3 House estates - Misc. documents. 1957-1960
3 House estates - Worksheets. 1959
3 House estates - Comparative statements of profit and loss. 1958-1959
3 Cespedes Sugar Company - Production reports for various years.
3 Cespedes Sugar Company - Sugar statements. 1958
3 Cespedes Sugar Company - Grinding reports. 1954, 1957-1959
4 Cespedes Sugar Company - Grinding reports. 1960
4 Cespedes Sugar Company - Operating data. 1941-1953
4 Cespedes Sugar Company - Analysis of account. 1950-1958
4 Cespedes Sugar Company - Balance sheets and statements of P and L. 1936-1938
4 Caonao - Budget. 1949-1951
4 Caonao - Balance sheets, trial balances, financial reports. 1937, 1941
5 Cespedes Sugar Company - Annual reports. 1928; 1942-1950; 1952-1953
5 Cespedes Sugar Company - Monthly financial statements. 1940-1949
6 Cespedes Sugar Company - Monthly financial statements. 1950-1952
6 Cespedes Sugar Company - Inventories. 1945-1952
6 Cespedes Sugar Company - Cuban tax reports. 1951-1952
6 Destiladora Tinima - Balance sheets. 1946-1948
7 Caonao, Compañía Agricola - Financial statements. 1941-1952
7 Caonao, Compañía Agricola - Inventory. 1952
7 Coliseo, Compañía Azucarera - Balance sheets. 1941-1944


Series 26: Bags Department. Purchases and sales contracts 1950-1959

2.5 linear feet (6 volumes)

Series 26 consists of contract books for the Bags Dept. of the Czarnikow-Rionda Company. The contract books are separated into purchases and sales. The former contain contracts between Czarnikow-Rionda and jute bag merchants, while the sales books contain contracts between Czarnikow-Rionda and Cuban sugar mills. An index is included in each contract book.

Volume
1 Purchases. 1950-1951; 1951-1952
2 Sales. 1950-1951; 1951-1952
3 Purchases. 1952-1953; 1953-1954; 1954-1955
4 Sales. 1952-1953; 1953-1954; 1954-1955
5 Purchases. 1955-1956; 1956-1957; 1957-1958; 1958-1959
6 Sales. 1955-1956; 1956-1957; 1957-1958; 1958-1959


Series 27: Bags Department. Records 1954-1961

1.9 linear feet (5 boxes)

Series 27 contains the administrative records of Bernardo Antuña and Daniel Rivera. Both were managers of the Bags Department. Antuña was also a vice president and director of the company and had been head of the Export Department before the Bags Department was created in 1956. The series consists of correspondence with bag manufacturers and distributors in India and with the Cuban Trading Company in Havana. Also included in the series are newsletters and other documents from the Burlap and Jute Association in New York City and material on shipping. Unrelated to the bags trade is a file on Cuban coffee from 1955-1956.

Box
1 Acharya Bros.
1 Adamjee, G. M.
1 Antuña, Bernardo (personal).
1 Antuña, Bernardo - signed copies. 1956
1 Antuña, Bernardo - trip to Europe.
1 Bags memoranda to and from company officers.
1 Bag position statements.
1 Burlap and Jute Association. 1957-1959
2 Burlap and Jute Association. 1960-1961
2 Classification of jute mills.
2 Coffee.
2 Commission on sale of bags.
2 Complaints of poor quality bags: General.
2 Complaints of poor quality bags: Castaño.
2 Complaints of poor quality bags: Garcia Diaz.
2 Casilda, Port of.
2 Cuban consular office, Calcutta.
2 Cuban duties - draw back of duties on empty sugar bags.
2 Cuban Trading Co. 1957
3 Cuban Trading Co. 1957-1961
3 Federal By-products Corporation.
3 Fumigation of bags.
3 F. Gangjee.
3 General Fibre Dealers Ltd.
3 Gordhandas Jerambhai.
3 Guayabal, Port of.
3 Gunny Exporters Private Ltd. 1957-1961
3 Gunny Trade Association.
4 Hellenic Lines Limited.
4 House estates.
4 Insurance - Cuban decree 503.
4 Leval and Co.
4 Lone Star Bag and Bagging - second hand bags.
4 Manati, Port of. 1954-1956
4 Market reports. 1957-1961
4 Miscellaneous correspondence.
4 Nanjee Shamjee.
4 James Nourse, Ltd. Port of Vita.
4 Ocean freight rates--Calcutta/Cuba.
4 Pakistani bags.
4 Palriwala Bros. Ltd.
5 Pernett, J.M. re Rivera trip to India. 1958
5 Profit and loss statement, crop. 1956-1957
5 Railroad and port handling charges--Cuba.
5 Ramdutt Ramkissendass.
5 Sethia and Sons.
5 J. Henry Schroder (London).
5 Shipping statements.
5 Soorajmull Nagarmull.
5 Toolsidass Jewraj.
5 R.E.B. Willcox.


Series 28: Bags Department. Records 1946-1959

0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)

Series 28 contains records pulled from the "Yearly Records File" of the Bags Department. Over half of the series consists of the profit and loss statements, with corroborating documents and worksheets, for specific crop years. Several years are missing. The series begins when the bags operation was part of the Export Department.

Box
1 Banking Commission, crop. 1953-1954
1 Calcutta mill ratings.
1 Cuban clients ratings. 1952
1 Duties of employees. 1953
1 Freight bags. 1949-1955
1 Kenaf fiber. 1950-1951
1 Letters of credit, crop. 1952-1953
2 Market prices. 1960-1961
2 Profit and loss, crop. 1951-1952
2 Profit and loss, crop. 1953-1954
2 Profit and loss, crop. 1956-1957
2 Profit and loss, crop. 1957-1958
2 Profit and loss, crop. 1958-1959
2 J. Henry Schroder - charges on drafts.
2 Size differentials - 200 lb. bags.
2 Special.
2 Special reports.
2 Statements.
2 Used bags. 1946-1947
2 Used bags. 1951


Series 18: Cable Department. Cables 1956-1961

5.4 linear feet (13 boxes)

Series 18 contains copies of cables received and sent by the Cable Dept. of the Czarnikow-Rionda Company. Copies of each cable were made and distributed to appropriate company personnel and another copy was filed in the Cable Department. The company had only a few cable addresses, and most of the thousands of cables received each year were sent from or received by an address called Main. The Main file consisted overwhelmingly of routine cables on the daily market situation. However, a few cable messages related to the economic and political situation in Cuba, as well as more serious company matters, were interspersed in the Main files.

The cables in this series come from file headings that contained a significant number of informative messages as well as substantive cables culled from the Main files and, beginning in 1960, the Miscellaneous files. A complete run of Main cables for 1957 was also retained to provide a profile of sugar market operations in a typical year. In general, the series reflects the turmoil of the times and the company's early efforts to cope with the loss of its primary business activity.

Box
1 Cattle. Jan 1956
1 Cattle. May - Dec 1956
1 Reed Clark - Tokyo Rec. and Start. Aug - Sep 1956
1 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Jan 1956
1 Czarbraga (Sent). Jan 1956
1 George Braga. Sept. 1956
1 Czarbraga (Sent). Feb - June 1956
1 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Feb - June 1956
1 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). July - Dec 1956
1 Czarbraga (Sent). July - Dec 1956
1 Italian Business. Jan - Feb 1956
1 Main (Rec'd.). Jan 1956
1 Main (Sent). Jan 1956
1 Main (Rec'd.). Feb 1956
1 Main (Sent). Feb 1956
1 Main (Sent). March 1956
1 Main (Rec'd.). March 1956
1 Main (Sent). April 1956
1 Main (Rec'd.). April 1956
1 Main (Sent). May 1956
1 Main (Rec'd.). May 1956
2 Main (Rec'd.). June 1956
2 Main (Sent). June 1956
2 Main (Sent). July 1956
2 Main (Rec'd.). July 1956
2 Main (Rec'd.). Aug 1956
2 Main (Sent). Aug 1956
2 Main (Rec'd.). Sep 1956
2 Main (Sent). Sep 1956
2 Main (Sent). Oct 1956
2 Main (Sent). Nov 1956
2 Main (Rec'd.). Nov 1956
2 Main (Rec'd.). Dec 1956
2 Main (Rec'd.). Dec 1956
2 Main (Sent). Dec 1956
2 Cattle. Jan - Oct 1957
2 Czarbraga (Sent). Jan - Dec 1957
2 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Jan -Dec 1957
2 Financo. 1957
3 Max - Antonio Garcia. 1957
3 Main (Rec'd.). Jan 1957
3 Main (Sent). Jan 1957
4 Main (Rec'd.). Feb 1957
4 Main (Sent). Feb 1957
4 Main (Rec'd.). March 1957
5 Main (Sent). March 1957
5 Main (Rec'd.). April 1957
5 Main (Sent). April 1957
6 Main (Rec'd.). May 1957
6 Main (Sent). May 1957
6 Main (Sent). June 1957
7 Main (Sent). July 1957
7 Main (Rec'd.). June 1957
7 Main (Rec'd.). July 1957
7 Main (Sent). Aug 1957
7 Main (Rec'd.). Aug 1957
8 Main (Rec'd.). Sep 1957
8 Main (Sent). Sep 1957
8 Main (Sent). Oct 1957
8 Main (Rec'd.). Oct 1957
9 Main (Rec'd.). Nov 1957
9 Main (Sent). Nov 1957
9 Main (Sent). Dec 1957
9 Main (Rec'd.). Dec 1957
9 A. Sterling (Chile). 1957
9 Szabo.
10 Brazil.
10 Cattle. 1958
10 Czarbraga (Sent). 1958
10 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). 1958
10 Kenaf. 1958
10 Main (Sent). Jan 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). Jan 1958
10 Main (Sent). Feb 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). Feb 1958
10 Main (Sent). Mar 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). Mar 1958
10 Main (Sent). April 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). April 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). May 1958
10 Main (Sent). May 1958
10 Main (Sent). June 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). June 1958
10 Main (Sent). July 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). July 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). Aug 1958
10 Main (Sent). Aug 1958
10 Main (Sent). Sep 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). Sep 1958
10 Main (Sent). Oct 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). Oct 1958
10 Main (Sent). Nov 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). Nov 1958
10 Main (Sent). Dec 1958
10 Main (Rec'd.). Dec 1958
11 Cattle. Feb 1959
11 Cattle. March 1959
11 Cattle. April 1959
11 Cattle. May 1959
11 Cattle. June 1959
11 Cattle. July 1959
11 Cattle. Aug 1959
11 Cattle. Oct 1959
11 Cattle. Nov 1959
11 Cattle. Dec 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). Jan 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Jan 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Feb 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). Feb 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). March 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). March 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). April 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). April 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). May 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). May 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). June 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). June 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). July 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). July 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). Aug 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Aug 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). Sep 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Sep 1959
11 Czarbraga (Sent). Oct 1959
11 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Oct 1959
11 Czarbraga. Nov 1959
11 Czarbraga. Dec 1959
11 Fraconda. Jan 1959
11 Fraconda. Feb 1959
11 Fraconda. March 1959
11 Main (Sent). Jan 1959
11 Main (Rec'd.). Jan 1959
11 Main (Rec'd.). Feb 1959
11 Main (Sent). Feb 1959
11 Main (Rec'd.). March 1959
11 Main (Sent). March 1959
11 Main (Sent). April 1959
11 Main (Rec'd.). April 1959
11 Main (Sent). May 1959
11 Main (Rec'd.). May 1959
11 Main (Sent). June 1959
11 Main (Rec'd.). June 1959
11 Main (Sent). July 1959
11 Main (Rec'd.). July 1959
12 Main (Rec'd.). Aug 1959
12 Main (Sent). Aug 1959
12 Main (Sent). Sep 1959
12 Main (Rec'd.). Sep 1959
12 Main (Sent). Oct 1959
12 Main (Rec'd.). Oct 1959
12 Main (Rec'd.). Nov 1959
12 Main (Sent). Nov 1959
12 Main (Sent). Dec 1959
12 Main (Rec'd.). Dec 1959
12 Misc. Cables. Jan 1959
12 Saner (Rome). 1959
12 Cattle. Jan 1960
12 Cattle. Feb 1960
12 Cattle. April 1960
12 Cattle. May 1960
12 Cattle. June 1960
12 Cattle. July 1960
12 Cattle. Aug 1960
12 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Jan 1960
12 Czarbraga (Sent). Jan 1960
12 Czarbraga (Sent). Feb 1960
12 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Feb 1960
12 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). March 1960
12 Czarbraga (Sent). March 1960
12 Czarbraga (Sent). April 1960
12 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). April 1960
12 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). May 1960
12 Czarbraga (Sent). May 1960
12 Czarbraga (Sent). June 1930
12 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). June 1960
12 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). July 1960
12 Czarbraga (Sent). July 1960
12 Czarbraga (Rec'd.). Aug 1960
12 Jilion (Paris). Dec 1960
12 Main (Sent). Jan 1960
12 Main (Rec'd.). Jan 1960
12 Main (Sent). Feb 1960
12 Main (Rec'd.). Feb 1960
12 Main (Sent). March 1960
12 Main (Rec'd.). March 1960
12 Main (Sent). April 1960
12 Main (Rec'd.). April 1960
13 Main (Rec'd.). May 1960
13 Main (Sent). May 1960
13 Main (Sent). June 1960
13 Main (Rec'd.). June 1960
13 Main (Rec'd.). July 1960
13 Main (Sent). July 1960
13 Main (Sent). August 1960
13 Main (Rec'd.). August 1960
13 Main (Sent). September 1960
13 Main (Rec'd.). September 1960
13 Misc. Cables. Jan 1960
13 Misc. Cables. Feb 1960
13 Misc. Cables. March 1960
13 Misc. Cables. May 1960
13 Misc. Cables. June 1960
13 Misc. Cables. July 1960
13 Misc. Cables. Aug 1960
13 Misc. Cables. Sep 1960
13 Misc. Cables. Oct 1960
13 Misc. Cables. Dec 1960
13 Aurelio Portuondo. 1960
13 Arturo Sterling. 1960
13 Dr. A. Manas, India. 1960
13 Misc. Jan - Dec 1961
13 Aurelio Portuondo. 1961
13 Jilion (Paris). 1961
13 Arturo Sterling, Manila. 1961
13 Mr. M. Szabo, Geneva. 1961


Series 55: Cash Department. Crop loan records 1913-1915; 1927-1955

1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)

Series 55 contains records related to bank loans for Cuban sugar companies. Most of this series originated in the Cash (or Cashier's) Dept. of the Czarnikow-Rionda Company. Records prior to the 1930, however, indicate the company's treasurer as the source.

In the 1930s, financing the annual sugar harvest became a complicated procedure. Since few, if any, mills had the necessary funds to begin and sustain production, short-term loans had to be secured to cover expenses. To receive loans the mills were obligated to provide the banks with "identity certificates" equivalent to the amount borrowed, along with warehouse receipts showing where the sugar was stored. Before they could sell their output, the mills had to deliver the same certificates and receipts to the Cuban Sugar Institute. Since the banks possessed the certificates and receipts some arrangement had to be made so that sales transactions could be carried out. The banks would release the receipts and certificates against a trust receipt issued to the bank by the mill for the value of the sugar. When the sale of the sugar was completed, the mill, or its broker or agent, would pay off the loan.

The materials retained for this series include the loan files and warehouse receipts for the 1955 crop as well as earlier files related to loan agreements.

Box
1 Loan agreements. 1913-1915
1 Bank correspondence. 1942-1947
1 Bank of the Manhattan Co. 1931-1936
1 Bank loans. 1928-1933
1 Central Hanover. 1935-1936
1 Cuba Cane acceptance agreements. 1928-1931
1 Cuban Trading Company. 1941-1947
1 Cuban Trading Company. 1945-1947
1 Cuban Trading Company. 1951
1 Cuban Trading Company, Drawings. 1951-1952
1 Cuban Trading Company, Warehouse receipts. 1932
1 First National Bank of Philadelphia. 1941
1 Guaranty Trust Company. 1934-1935
1 International Acceptance Bank, Inc., Variation margins. 1930-1931
1 Manati Sugar Company -- sugar acceptance agreement. 1952
1 Tuinucu Sugar Company--Finance Agreement Crop. 1951
2 Crop loan records, B through Garcia. 1955
3 Crop loan records, Gomez-Mena through W. 1955


Series 54: Cash Department. Securities files 1913-1956

1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)

Series 54 contains files related to the purchase, sale, and transfer of stocks and bonds by the Czarnikow-Rionda Company and its subsidiary and allied companies. These files were created by the Cash Department and appear to be very incomplete.

Box
1 A. 1925-1937
1 B. 1926-1933
1 C. 1928-1953
1 CENDA (sugar stabilization bonds). 1931
1 Cespedes Sugar Co.--Moratorium payments. 1943-1946
1 Cuba Cane Sugar Corp.
1 Cuba Cane Sugar Corp.--Securities statements.
1 Cuba Cane Sugar Corp.--Stock subscription.
1 Cuban Trading Co. 1929-1954
1 Czarnikow-Rionda, stock record. 1941
1 D. 1927-1934
1 Maria L. Fernandez. 1942-1954
2 Francisco Sugar Company. 1926-1933
2 Francisco and Manati. Dividends. 1947-1953
2 G. 1929-1932
2 H.
2 J. 1922-1929
2 Lagemanns. 1931-1950
2 Latin American Trading Company. 1939
2 M. 1927-1935
2 Manati Stocks. 1919
2 W.J. McCahan Sugar Company Refining and Molasses Co. Stock Liquidation. 1944-48
2 N. 1931-1935
2 P. 1919-1938
3 R. 1926-1934
3 Regla Coal Company, Inc. Liquidation. 1938
3 S. 1929-1931
3 Schroder Banking Corporation. 1929-1950
3 T. 1929-1930
3 Tacajo Sugar Corporation. Liquidation. 1924
3 Tacajo Sugar Corporation. 1921
3 U. 1926-1937
3 Washington Sugar Company. 1923
3 Victor Zevallos - Securities. 1939
3 Z. 1926-1944
3 Cuban Trading Company. Securities held in Trust.
3 Security Changes. 1922-1930
3 Security Changes. 1950-1956
4 Security Changes. 1940-1949
4 Security Changes. 1931-1939
4 Security Receipts. 1915-1922
4 "Report on examination of securities" and other titles by auditors. 1913-1917; 1919; 1935; 1943-1952; 1955


Series 62: Engineering Department. Records 1956-1959

0.7 linear feet (2 boxes)

Series 62 contains the files of James A. O'Hara of Czarnikow-Rionda's Engineering Dept. His files include reports and commentary on new sugar production technology, warehousing, industrial diversification, crop diversification, and related matters. Among the files are several on Cuba's nascent nuclear program in the 1950s.

Box
1 Allocation of [O'Hara's] productive working hours.
1 Bag processing.
1 Banana fiber.
1 Becerra.
1 Becerra--chemicals.
1 Becerra--feed experiment.
1 Bricks from bagasse.
1 Cables.
1 Castor beans.
1 Central Cespedes.
1 Chamber of Commerce of Cuba.
1 Chufa.
1 Clarification.
1 Compañía Almacen Maritimo Internacional Matanzas.
1 Corn growing.
1 Dairy industry in Cuba.
1 Desalting of sea water.
1 Diversification--industrial.
1 Duraset.
1 Export Dept.
1 Fertidyne.
1 Firebrake.
1 Francisco Sugar Company.
1 Grass mat.
1 Hawaiian and Cuban sugar industries.
1 Herkules precast concrete foundation pile.
1 Iron detecting device.
1 Iron ore.
1 IBM.
2 IBM personnel.
2 IBM preliminary reports.
2 Incentive programs.
2 Lubrication.
2 Manati.
2 Marabu.
2 Memorandums received.
2 Nuclear energy.
2 Nuclear reactor--General.
2 Nuclear reactor--weekly report.
2 Outstanding material.
2 Pith.
2 Plastic.
2 Radio.
2 Ramie.
2 Sea minerals.
2 Sesame.
2 Sesame--clipper cleaner.
2 Soybeans.
2 Uranium.
2 U.S. Coconut Fiber Corporation.


Series 58: Export Department. Ledgers 1922-1928

3 linear feet (5 volumes)

Series 58 contains general ledgers of the Export Department.

Volume
1 General ledger #6. 1922-1924
2 General ledger #7. 1924-1925
3 General ledger #8. 1925-1926
4 General ledger #9. 1927
5 General ledger #10. 1928


Series 35: Export Department. Records 1945-1950; 1955-1958

0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)

Series 35 contains correspondence of the Export Department. The earlier records in the series, 1945-1950, document the company's difficulties in securing provisions in the post-war economy. The later records provide a cursory examination of the department's operations.



Series 37: Insurance Department. Claims 1955-158960

2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)

This series contains insurance claims issued by the Czarnikow-Rionda Company's Insurance Department. The Insurance Dept. served all of Czarnikow-Rionda's subsidiaries and affiliates as well as the company itself.

The file began in April, 1954, and each claim was numbered sequentially C-1, C-2, etc. Most of the claims for 1954 were for maritime losses. This type of insurance claim was not filed in the series after 1955. Only claims emanating from the Cuban "house estates" or for insured sugars held by "client estates" have been archived. Claims issued by the New York office and the company's molasses operations in Texas have not been retained. Also removed from the series were claims by the sugar estates resulting from acts of nature, maritime accidents, minor accidental fires, deaths of cattle, and automobile accidents.

The remaining files pertain to losses incurred at the Cuban mills as a result of sabotage, vandalism, insurrection, negligence, or disrepair. Also included are claims for sugars lost in several major mill fires. Cane destroyed in field fires was not protected regardless of the cause. Claims involving cane fires were filed only when there was a loss of other insured property. Such a claim was retained in this series if cause could be attributed to arson.

The first file in this series is claim C-136 dated February 8, 1955. Few claims for 1955 and 1956 were retained. The number of claims increased significantly in 1957, but a dramatic increase came in 1958. Most of the 1958 claims were the result of insurrection and civil unrest. The last claim in this series was filed in December 1958. Correspondence related to existing claims continued into 1960.

There were no file numbers missing in the original accession, and the original accession ended with C-452.

Box
1 Tuinucu - Explosion -- C136 (Claim #136). 2/8/1955
1 Francisco (Elia Division) - Loco. derailed -- C138. 2/10/1955
1 Francisco - Loco derailed -- C145. 2/2/1955
1 Manati - Fire (railroad crossties) -- C159. 8/29/1955
1 Manati - Fire (railroad crossties) -- C160. 8/31/1955
1 Manati - Damage to Circus Nelson coaches and injury to performer -- C170. March, 1956
1 Manati - Collision, derailment -- C196-C212. January, 1957
1 Manati - Damage to telephone lines -- C213. 12/3/1956
1 Manati - Damage to telephone lines -- C215. 12/8/1956
1 Manati - Damage to telephone lines -- C216. 12/28/1956
1 Manati - Damage to telephone lines -- C217. 12/29/1956
1 Manati - Damage to telephone lines -- C219. 2/2/1957
1 Manati - Collision, derailment -- C220a-j. Feb. 1957
1 Elia - Derailment Loco #6 -- C221. 2/21/1957
1 Francisco - Derailment Loco #48 and 3 cane cars -- C225. 2/5/1957
1 Manati - Collision, derailments and overturns -- C226a-v. 2/12/1957-3/9/1957
1 Manati - Derailments, overturns -- C227a-g. 3/18-4/1/1957
1 Elia - Collision track car -- C228. 4/13/1957
1 Manati - Derailments, overturns -- C231a-j. 4/3-13/1957
1 Manati - Derailments, overturns -- C233a-g. 4/16-29/1957
2 CRCo. - Central Resolucion, Fire -- C234. 5/19/1957
2 CRCo. - Central Resolucion, Fire -- C235. 5/19/1957
2 Manati - Derailment, overturns -- C236a-q. 5/1/1957
2 Manati - Derailment of cane car -- C237. 1/27/1957
2 Manati - Fire, RR bridge on Tunas line -- C238.
2 Manati - Derailment cane cars -- C241. 4/15/1957
2 Manati - Derailment flat cars -- C243. 6/22/1957
2 Manati - Collision weed burner and box cars -- C245. 6/19/1957
2 Manati - Damage to tandems -- C251.
2 Francisco - Culvert on main line to dock -- C252. 7/26/1957
2 Manati - Tarpaulin damaged by fire -- C253. 8/1/1957
2 Manati - Telephone lines cut -- C254. 8/16/1957
2 Manati - Collision flat car -- C255. 8/22/1957
2 Manati - Collision tank cars -- C256. 8/24/1957
2 Francisco - Derailment flat car loaded with sugar -- C257. 8/31/1957
2 Manati - Section house and contents at Colonia Aita destroyed by fire -- C259.
2 Manati - Derailment of passenger car -- C260. 9/2/1957
2 Manati - Derailment of passenger car -- C261. 9/29/1957
2 Manati - Water line to batey damaged, sabotage -- C264.
2 Manati - Derailment of tank car -- C266. 10/6/1957
2 Manati - Derailment of box car -- C267. 10/29/1957
2 Manati - Derailment of tank cars -- C268. 10/28/1957
3 Cespedes - pump shed destroyed by fire -- C269. 11/28/1957
3 Manati - Sabotage telephone lines -- C272. 11/27/1957
3 Manati - Derailment of flat car -- C274. 12/18/1957
3 Manati - Derailment of Loco. # 4 -- C275. 12/28/1957
3 CRCo. - Boqueron fire, (Belona sugar losses) -- no #. 1/1/1958
3 Manati - Derailments/overturns -- C276a-b.
3 Manati - Derailments/overturns -- C278a-e. 1/1/1958
3 Manati - Derailments -- C279a-e. 1/1/1958
3 Manati - Derailment of cane car -- C280. 1/22/1958
3 Manati - Derailments -- C281a-e. 1/1/1958
3 Manati - Derailments -- C282a-b. 1/1/1958
3 Manati - Telephone lines cut -- C288. 2/3/1958
3 Manati - Derailments -- C289a-d. 2/1/1958
3 Cespedes - Bridges destroyed by sabotage -- C290. 2/18/1958
3 Cespedes - sabotage of bridge -- C290a.
3 Manati - Derailments -- C291a-c.
3 Manati - Derailments -- C292a-g.
3 Manati - Derailments -- C294u,v.
3 Manati - Derailments -- C295a-c.
3 Elia - Fire at warehouses -- C297.
3 Manati - Derailments -- C299a-e.
3 Manati - Fire telephone pole -- C300. 3/15/1958
3 Manati - Sabotage telephone line -- C305. 3/26/1958
4 Manati - culvert destroyed by fire -- C306. 4/5/1958
4 Manati - Derailments -- C308a-I. 3/1/1958
4 CRCo. - Gomez-Mena (Central Resolucion) -- C309.
4 Manati - Derailments -- C310a-f.
4 Manati - Derailments -- C313a-c. 4/1/1958
4 Manati - Box car damage to roof -- C314. 3/16/1958
4 Manati - Derailment of 4 cane cars and loco -- C315.
4 Manati - Derailments -- C317a-c. 4/1/1958
4 Francisco - Bridge fire -- C320. 4/10/1958
4 Manati - Derailments/overturns -- C322a-c.
4 Manati - Sabotage to telephone lines -- C323. 5/3/1958
4 Becerra - Motor burned -- C324. 5/3/1958
4 Manati - Derailments -- C325a-c. 5/1/1958
4 Manati - Derailment flat car -- C331. 6/11/1958
4 Cespedes - sabotage, barracks destroyed -- C339.
4 Manati - Derailment gas car -- C343.
4 Tuinucu - Sugar loss (strikes, riots) -- C351.
4 Elia - Bridge fire, Tana River -- C357. 10/15/1958
4 Francisco - Bridge fire -- C360. 10/14/1958
4 Manati - telephone posts destroyed -- C362. 9/27/1958
4 Manati - bridge damaged -- C363.
4 Francisco - bridge destroyed -- C365. 10/18/1958
4 Francisco - bridge/culvert burned -- C366. 10/19/1958
4 Francisco - automobile track car destroyed -- C367. 10/15/1958
4 Francisco - Track auto #3 burned -- C370. 10/22/1958
4 Manati - Sabotage at La Guria and El Jobo -- C371.
4 Manati - Track car damaged (sabotage) -- C373.
4 Manati - Track car #1 damaged (sabotage) -- C374. 10/14/1958
4 Manati - Telephone lines damaged -- C375. 10/4/1958
4 Manati - Passenger gas car #155 damaged -- C376. 10/14/1958
5 Francisco - Culvert destroyed by fire -- C378. 11/2/1958
5 Elia - Wooden bridge burned -- C379. 11/3/1958
5 Francisco - Wooden RR culvert destroyed -- C380. 11/5/1958
5 Francisco - Wooden bridge damaged by fire -- C381. 11/6/1958
5 Francisco - Wooden RR culvert damaged -- C382. 11/6/1958
5 Elia - Bridge over Tana R. damaged -- C383. 11/10/1958
5 Manati - Gas track car destroyed by fire -- C384. 11/2/1958
5 Manati - RR bridge destroyed by fire -- C385. 11/3/1958
5 Manati - Telephone lines destroyed -- C386.
5 Manati - Telephone lines cut -- C387. 10/31/1958
5 Manati - Train damaged by fire -- C388. 10/31/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Track car and tools destroyed -- C389. 10/31/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Track car and tools destroyed -- C390.
5 Francisco - Sabotage: Pickup truck -- C391. 11/12/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Track car destroyed -- C392. 11/6/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Track car destroyed -- C393. 11/6/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Track car and tools destroyed -- C394. 11/7/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Equipment and tools -- C395. 11/5/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: RR bridge -- C396.
5 Francisco - Sabotage: Pickup truck -- C397.
5 Francisco - Culvert damaged by fire -- C398. 11/15/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Telephone lines -- C399. 11/2/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Track cars -- C400. 11/13/1958
5 Francisco - Bridge destroyed by fire -- C402. 11/16/1958
5 Manati - Telephone lines cut -- C403. 11/11/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Track car destroyed -- C404. 11/13/1958
5 Manati - Theft of air compressor -- C405. 11/16/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Pipe line -- C406. 11/18/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Theft of truck -- C407. 11/17/1958
5 Manati - Sabotage: Water pumping station -- C408. 11/16/1958
5 Manati - Theft of tractor/livestock -- C409. 11/19/1958
5 Francisco - Tank cars and pier damaged -- C411. 12/2/1958
5 Manati - Theft of Willys station wagon -- C412. 11/20/1958
5 Manati - Store, plant, and warehouses damaged by gun fire -- C413.
5 Elia - culvert destroyed by fire -- C414. 12/4/1958
6 Francisco - Bridge damaged -- C415. 12/5/1958
6 Francisco - Bridges and culverts destroyed -- C416. 12/6/1958
6 Francisco - Bridges and culverts destroyed -- C417. 12/5/1958
6 Manati - Theft and damage -- C418. 11/25/1958
6 Manati - tractor seized by rebels -- C419. 12/2/1958
6 Manati - Sabotage: Deisel locomotive -- C421. 12/2/1958
6 Manati - Sabotage: Water tanks, telephone lines, etc. -- C422.
6 Manati - Sabotage: Box cars -- C423. 12/2/1958
6 Manati - Stone quarry equipment seized -- C424. 11/16/1958
6 Manati - Sabotage: Equipment destroyed -- C425. 12/1/1958
6 Manati - Sabotage: Air compressor seized -- C426.
6 Manati - Sabotage: Buildings damaged -- C428. 12/3/1958
6 Manati - Sabotage: Fire damage -- C429. 12/2/1958
6 Manati - Sabotage: 50 houses damaged -- C430. 12/2/1958
6 Manati - 80 sugar bags seized by rebels -- C431. 12/13/1958
6 Manati - 2 tarpaulins and typewriter seized -- C432. 12/17/1958
6 Manati - 24 sugar bags seized by rebels -- C433. 12/20/1958
6 Manati - Revolver and other equipment seized -- C434. 12/2/1958
6 Manati - Sabotage: Furniture, theatre damaged -- C435.
6 Manati - Air hammer, drill, and hose seized -- C436. 11/17/1958
6 Manati - Four automobiles seized -- C437.
6 Francisco - Water trough destroyed by fire -- C438.
6 Becerra - 2 trucks seized -- C439.
6 Manati - Sabotage: Push car destroyed -- C441.
6 Manati - Radio seized -- C443.
6 Manati - Telephone lines and apparatus damaged -- C444.
6 Tuinucu - Barracks at Colonia Emilio damaged -- C446.
6 Tuinucu - Building at colonia destroyed -- C450. 11/25/1958
6 Tuinucu - Sabotage of bridge -- C451. 12/22/1958
6 Manati - Empty bags destroyed or damaged -- C452.


Series 36: Insurance Department. Records 1955-1958

1 linear foot (3 boxes)

The Insurance Dept. at the Czarnikow-Rionda Company was created in the mid 1950s and was responsible for insuring the employees, property, and assets of the company, its subsidiaries, and its affiliates. The records in this series relate solely to insurance matters at the house estates in Cuba. Included are minutes of the safety committees, reports on site inspections, and statistical reports on the ratios of man hours worked and arrobas of cane cut to the number of work related accidents at each mill. Some mention is made of damages incurred from insurrectionary activity, but this is documented more heavily in Series 37.

Box
1 Annual inspection trip. 1956
1 Braga, George A.
1 Becerra. 1956
1 Cables sent. 1958
1 Cables received. 1958
1 Cespedes - General.
1 Cespedes - Man hours worked. 1956-1957
1 Cespedes - Safety comitteee. 1956-1958
1 Cuban decree #503 (Marine shipments).
1 Elia - Man hours worked. 1956-1958
1 Elia - Safety committee. 1956; 1958
1 Fanjul, Harry. 1956-1958
1 Ferrocarril de Tunas--Man hours worked. 1956-1958
1 Francisco - Accident insurance. 1956
1 Francisco - Man hours worked/Arrobas cane ground. 1956-1958
1 Francisco - Safety committee. 1956-1958
2 Francisco - Primadera (Wall board plant).
2 Francisco-Elia - Fire safety measures.
2 Kohly. 1956-1957
2 Malone, Michael J.P.
2 Manati - Claims not collected.
2 Manati - General.
2 Manati - Man hours worked/Arrobas cane ground. 1956-1958
2 Manati - Safety committee. 1956-1958
2 Manati - Workmen's compensation accident case. 1955
2 Manati - Workmen's compensation payroll. 1956-1958
2 Neidlinger, C.R.
2 ONRI tax, Cuba. 1957
3 Rionda Group - Accident prevention talks. 1958
3 Rionda Group - End of grinding season accident cases. 1956
3 Rionda Group - Fire hoses, etc.
3 Rionda Group - Guards. 1957
3 Rionda Group - Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance/Workmen's compensation dept. visit to Rionda estates. 1957
3 Rionda Group - New cultivation accidents. 1957
3 Rionda Group - Rate adjustment. 1957
3 Rionda Group - Responsibility of management. 1957
3 Rionda Group - Riot and civil commotion rate increases. 1957
3 Rionda Group - Safety committees. 1956-1957
3 Rionda Group - Use and occupancy insurance. 1957
3 Rionda Group - Workmen's compensation. 1956-1958
3 Rionda Group - Workmen's compensation accident case. 1957
3 Rionda Group - Workmen's compensation loss ratio experience sheets. 1957
3 Tuinucu - General.
3 Tuinucu - Man hours worked, Arrobas cane ground. 1956-1958
3 Tuinucu - La Vega--Man hours worked/Arrobas ground. 1956-1958
3 Tuinucu - Safety committee. 1956


Series 39: Invoice Department. Contracts 1933-1951

3 linear feet (20 volumes)

Series 39 contains contracts for the purchase or sale of raw sugars. Contracts for sugars purchased through the company's Cuban subsidiaries, the Cuban Trading Company and the Latin American Trading Company, are not found here but in Series 75. Purchase contracts in series 39 originated with other brokers and are usually for Philippine and Puerto Rican sugars. The sales contracts are for sugars sold by Czarnikow-Rionda to other brokers or to refiners. Letters and cables regarding the transactions often accompany the contracts. The volume numbers are the original numbers and begin with volume 39. F.O.B. contracts were suspended during World War II.

Volume
39 Contracts. 7/13/1933-2/1/1935
40 Contracts. 7/4/1935-12/27/1935
41 Contracts. 1/3/1936-7/16/1936
42 Contracts. 7/23/1936-1/11/1937
43 Contracts. 1/5/1937-12/1/1937
44 Contracts. 12/1/1937-5/6/1938
45 Contracts. 5/5/1938-3/18/1939
46 Contracts. 3/3/1939-9/18/1939
47 Contracts. 9/20/1939-4/16/1940
48 Contracts. 4/16/1940-2/14/1941
49 Contracts. 2/26/1941-2/24/1942
_ Exchange Letters. 6/8/1942-5/15/1944
_ Contracts. 7/22/1946-7/29/1946
50a Contracts. 7/11/1947-1/14/1948
51 Contracts. 1/13/1948-10/6/1948
52 Contracts. 0/8/1948-4/29/1949
53 Contracts. 5/2/1949-12/7/1949
54 Contracts. 6/9/1949-3/22/1950
55 Contracts. 3/23/1950-12/4/1950
56 Contracts. 10/2/1950-7/24/1951
57 Contracts. 7/25/1951-12/12/1951


Series 80: Invoice Department. Invoices 1902-1909

0.5 linear feet (4 volumes)

Series 80 contains copy books of invoices issued by the Czarnikow, MacDougall and Company. The invoice books contain records of commodities sold to other commission houses as well as refiners. The books are indexed by the names of the ships carrying the consigned cargoes. The invoice books show the company trading in coffee as well as sugar in the early years.

Volume
1 Invoices. 1902-1903
2 Invoices. 1903-1904
3 Invoices. 1904-1905
4 Invoices. 1908-1909


Series 75: Invoice Department. NABUC purchases 1936-1942; 1947-1952

3 linear feet (22 volumes)

Series 75 consists of contract books containing a record of the sale of Cuban sugars by the Cuban Trading Company and the Latin American Trading Company to the Czarnikow-Rionda Company. (NABUC is Cuban spelled backwards and was a code term for the Cuban Trading Company.) Each volume contains an index linking each contract to a sugar mill or another purchasing agent and another index linking each contract to either the United States or foreign quota. There are actually two contracts for each transaction. The first contract, between the mill and the Cuban Trading Company or the Latin American Trading Company, gives the brand mark, price, number of bags and exit port for the purchased sugar. The second contract, between one of the two companies and Czarnikow-Rionda, contains essentially the same information. Cable messages related to a contract are sometimes attached to the contracts. F.O.B. contracts were suspended during World War II hence the gap in the series.

Volume
1 Contract book. 4/1/1936-12/30/1936
2 Contract book. 12/30/1936-4/5/1937
3 Contract book. 4/6/1937-1/12/1938
4 Contract book. 12/13/1937-7/26/1938
5 Contract book. 7/26/1938-12/30/1938
6 Contract book. 12/17/1938-6/5/1939
7 Contract book. 6/6/1939-12/29/1939
8 Contract book. 1/3/1940-5/23/1940
9 Contract book. 5/29/1940-1/21/1941
10 Contract book. 1/8/1941-4/30/1941
11 Contract book. 7/14/1947-3/19/1948
12 Contract book. 3/17/1948-6/18/1948
13 Contract book. 6/18/1948-8/26/1948
14 Contract book. 6/28/1948-5/16/1949
15 Contract book. 9/1/1948-1/24/1949
16 Contract book. 4/27/1949-1/13/1950
17 Contract book. 5/17/1949-1/13/1950
18 Contract book. 1/3/1950-4/3/1950
19 Contract book. 4/12/1950-7/6/1950
20 Contract book. 7/6/1950-12/15/1950
21 Contract book. 12/15/1950-5/7/1951
22 Contract book. 5/24/1951-2/28/1952


Series 52: Invoice Department. Sugar and coffee receipts 1899-1911

7 volumes

Series 52 contains copies of records documenting cargoes received by Czarnikow, MacDougall and Company and the Czarnikow-Rionda Company.

Volume 1 in this series is marked Java Accounts 2 and contains a record of sugar shipments received from Java, Mauritius, Peru and Egypt. The remaining volumes are weight books with copies of weighing receipts. The weight books show that the company dealt in coffee as well as sugar in its early years.

Volume
1 Java Accounts 2. 1899-1906
2 Weights. 1903-1904
3 Weights. 1904-1906
4 Weights. 1906-1907
5 Weights. 1907-1909
6 Weights. 1909-1910
7 Weights. 1910-1911


Series 41: Molasses Department. Records 1949-1970

6.25 linear feet (15 boxes)

The production of both invert and blackstrap molasses was an important part of the cane sugar industry. Czarnikow-Rionda and its house estates participated in the manufacture and sale of molasses throughout their histories. Around 1950, however, a separate Molasses Dept. was established. This coincides with a joint venture between J. H. Leftwich of Mobile, Alabama, and Czarnikow-Rionda to sell molasses to distributors and users in the Gulf States area. In 1954, the two companies created the Molasses Trading Company with Czarnikow-Rionda owning two-thirds of the stock. The Molasses Trading Company was headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas, where it maintained a molasses storage facility. After Czarnikow-Rionda sold its name and sugar interests to C. Brewer and Co., Ltd., in 1969, the Molasses Dept. continued its operations as part of Braga Brothers, Inc.

Series 41 documents the activities of Czarnikow-Rionda's Molasses Department and contains correspondence, memoranda, and records of molasses sales. The files are arranged by crop year and then alphabetically. Records related to several lawsuits and court cases, including an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission into unfair trade practices, are evident. The legal files shed light on conditions in the molasses trade and appear at the end of the series.

Included in the files for 1953 are several folders unrelated to the molasses trade. Particularly noteworthy is the file pertaining to problems in the disposition of Cuba's sugar crop and a file on Cuba's railroads. There are also files on the Cespedes Sugar Company. These types of records do not appear elsewhere in the series.

Box
1 Molasses, Liquidation. 1949
1 Molasses. 1950
1 Molasses, J H Leftwich, Agreement. 1952
1 Molasses, J H Leftwich, Shipments (2 folders). 1951-1952
1 Caonas. 1953
1 Central Aguirre (Puerto Rico). 1953
1 Central States Products Corporation. 1953
1 Cespedes Sugar Company. 1953
1 Cespedes Sugar Company, Kenat. 1953
1 Cespedes Sugar Company, Quota and Sales.
1 Cespedes Sugar Company, Value of Stock. 1953
1 Commercial Molasses Corporation. 1953
1 Commercial Solvents Corporation. 1953
1 Comparative Data. 1951-1953
1 Cuban Railroads. 1953
2 Cuban Trading Company. 1953
2 Cuban Trading Company, Employee Retirement Plan.
2 Disposal Cuban Crop. 1953
2 Instituto Cubano De Estabilización de Azucar. 1953
2 Inter-Office Memorandums. 1953
2 J H Leftwich and Company, Received (Folder A). 1953
2 J H Leftwich and Company (Folder B). 1953
2 Molasses Leftwich Letters, Re: Shipments. 1953
3 Molasses General Correspondence. 1953
3 Molasses Inventory. 1953
3 Molasses Operations. 1953
3 Molasses. P and L Statements. 1953
3 Molasses Statements and Reports. 1953
3 Molasses Market Reports. 1953
3 New Projects. 1953
3 Viscoba. 1953
3 Profit and Loss. 1955
3 Molasses Profit and Loss. Selling Commissions. 1953-1954
3 Molasses. Profit and Loss. 1954
3 Selling Commissions, Molasses. 1954
3 Statements. 1954
4 Molasses Trading Co. Weekly Sales Summaries. 1955
4 Molasses Trading Co. Weekly Sales Summaries. 1956
4 Molasses. Weekly Sales and Inventory. 1956
4 Molasses. Operational Policy.
4 Molasses. Profit and Loss. 1957
4 Molasses. General. 1957
4 Molasses. Profit and Loss. 1957
4 Molasses Trading Company. Chart Of Accounts. 1957
4 Molasses Trading Company. Financial Reports. 1957
4 J.H. Leftwich and Co. Weekly shipments Reports. 1957
4 Monthly Statements and Liquidations. 1957
5 Monthly Statements and Liquidations. July-August 1957
5 Monthly Statements and Liquidations. April-May 1957
5 Monthly Statements and Liquidations. January-March 1957
5 Molasses General. 1958
5 Molasses. Profit and Loss. 1958
5 Molasses. Profit and Loss. 1958
5 Molasses Trading Co. Financial Reports. 1958
5 Molasses Department. Cuban Tradin Co. (2 folders). 1958
6 Molasses Department. M.J.P. Malone. 1958
6 Financial Information: J.H. Leftwich and Co., Inc.
6 Open Sales Contracts as at 12/31/57. Statement of income First Quarter 1956. Statement of Income (Nebraska City) 1/1-6/30 1956. Statememt of Income 1/1-3/31 1957. 1956-1957
6 Molasses Trading Co. Weekly Sales Reports. January/December 1958
6 Molasses Department. Estado de Produccion. Zafia Instituto Cubano de Estabilizacion del Azucar. 1958
6 Molasses Department. Resumen de Mieles Finales. Invertidas y siropas Invertidas Embarcados desde Enero a Diciembre 31. 1958
6 Molasses Department. zafra. Mieles Invertidas. 1958
6 Molasses Department. zafra. Mieles Invertidas. 1958
6 Molasses Department. Cuban Trading Company. January-August 1959
6 Molasses Department. Cuban Trading Company. August-December 1959
6 Molasses Department. Dominican Republic. 1959
6 Molasses Department. Instituto Cubano de Estabilizacion Del Azucar. 1959
7 Molasses Department. Correspondence with M.J.P. Malone. 1959
7 Molasses Department. Memoranda. 1959
7 J.H. Leftwich and Company. Weekly Shipments Reports. 1959
7 Molasses. Profit and Loss Estimates. 1959
7 Molasses. Profit and Loss Books. 1959
7 Molasses Trading Company. Weekly Sales Summaries. 1959
7 Molasses Trading Co. Financial Reports. 1959
7 Molasses Trading Co. Monthly Statements and Liquidation (Folder A). July-December 1959
7 Molasses Trading Co. Monthly Statements and Liquidation (Folder B). 1959
7 Molasses DePartment. Estado de Exportacion de Mieles. Instituto Cubana de Estabilizacion del Azucar. Zafra. 1958
8 J.H. Leftwich. Statements and Liquidations (Folder A). January-June 1959
8 J.H. Leftwich. Statements and Liquidations (Folder B). January-June 1959
8 J.H. Leftwich. Statements and Liquidations (Folder A). July-December 1959
8 J.H. Leftwich. Statements and Liquidations (Folder B). July-December 1959
8 Instituto Cubano de Estabilizacion del Azucar. 1959
8 J.H. Leftwich and Co. Statements, Liquidations, Sales Reports. July-December 1960
8 J.H. Leftwich and Co. Statements, Liquidations, Sales Reports. January-June 1960
9 Molasses Trading Co. Monthly Financial Statements (Folder A). January-June 1960
9 Molasses Trading Co. Monthly Financial Statements (Folder B). January-June 1960
9 Molasses Trading Co. Monthly Financial Statements (Folder A). July-December 1960
9 Molasses Trading Co. Monthly Financial Statements (Folder B). July-December 1960
9 J.H. Leftwich and Company. Statements, Liquidations, sales reports. January-June 1961
9 J.H. Leftwich and Company. Statements, Liquidations, sales reports. July-December 1961
9 J.H. Leftwich and Company. Inventory Shrinkage. 1/1/58-5/20/61
9 Molasses Trading Company. Weekly Shipment Reports. January-June 1961
9 Molasses Trading Company. Weekly Shipment Reports. July-December 1961
9 Cuba. Miscellaneous News; New Policy. 1961
9 Cuban Trading Co.
10 Dominican Republic. Azucarera Haina. 1961
10 Domestic and World Market Reprts. 1961
10 Florida. Osceola Farms Company. 1961
10 Florida. Sugarcane Growers Cooperative of Florida. 1961
10 Florida. Sugar Cane Producers. 1961
10 ICEA Pending. 1960
10 Inter-Office. "M.J.P. Malone". 1961
10 Inter-Office. "A. Portuondo, Jr.". 1961
10 Publicker.
10 C. Brewer Puerto-Rico, Inc. 1962
10 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. (London). 1962
10 Dominican Republic. 1962
10 Dominican Republic. 1962-63
10 Dominican Republic. Comisiones De Importacion y Exportacion. "Comimexca". 1962
10 Ecuador. Compania Nacional De Melazas, S.A. 1962
10 Ecuador. Otto Carbo A. 1962
10 Florida. Osceola-Ralston. 1962
10 Florida. Osceola-Burgner. 1962
10 Florida. Agreements. 1962
10 Florida. Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida. 1962
10 Florida.
11 Florida. Sunshine State Molasses Company. 1962
11 Florida. Sugar Cane Producers. 1962
11 Florida Miscellaneous. 1962
11 Florida. Osceola-U.S. Sugar-Sunshine Sugar. 1963
11 Florida. Glades County Sugar Growers. 1962
11 Florida. Talisman Sugar Corporation. 1962
11 Florida. Osceola-Cargill. 1962
11 Florida. Cargill-Early and Daniel. 1962
11 Gerike, Bahr and Company. 1962
11 India. 1962
11 India. International Traders Corporation. "King Trader". 1962
11 Inter-Office(M.J.P. Malone). 1962
11 Inter-Office(A. Portuondo, Jr.). 1962
11 J.H.L. and Company. Statements, Liquidations, Sales Reports. January-June 1962
11 J.H.L. and Company. Statements, Liquidations, Sales Reports. July-December 1962
11 Merck and Company, Inc. 1962
11 Molasses- Invert (Hightest). 1962
11 Peru. Alcoholes y Melazas Del Peru, S.A. 1962
11 Peru. H.M. Beausire and Company, S.A. 1962
11 Peru. Union Distribudora, S.A. "Udisa". 1962
11 Publicker.
11 Reports. Florida. 1962
11 Reports. Cuba. 1962
11 Weekly and Monthly Inventory reports. Molasses. 1962
11 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. 1964
12 Comisiones de Impotacion y Expotacion. 1964
12 Compania Nacional De Melazas, S.A. 1964
12 Burgner Molasses Co.
12 Central Molasses Company. 1964
12 Gerike, Bahr and Company. 1964
12 J.H. Leftwich and Co. Liquidations of Sales. 1964
12 Inter-Office. M.J.P. Malone. 1964
12 Jocolmo. 1964
12 M.T. Company. Monthly Liquidation Statements (folder A). 1964
12 M.T. Company. Monthly Liquidation Statements (folder B). 1964
12 Okeelanta Sugar Refinery, Inc. 1964
12 Osceola Farms Company. Sugar Grinding Reports. 1964
13 Osceola Farm Co (Folder A). 1964
13 Osceola Farm Co (Folder B). 1964
13 Peru. Alcoholes y Melazas Del Peru, S.A (Folder A). 1964
13 Peru. Alcoholes y Melazas Del Peru, S.A (Folder B). 1964
13 Pfizer, Charles and Company, Inc. 1964
13 Polish Commercial Counselor.
13 Rionda, De Pass, Ltd. London, England. 1964
13 Sugar Cane Growers Cooperation. 1964
13 Sullivan and Cromwell. 1964
13 C.P. Steuder and Company, Inc. 1964
13 Talisman Sugar Company. 1964
13 J.W. TaTem and Company. Santo Domingo- D.R. 1964
13 U.S. Sugar Corporation. 1964
13 Annual Molasses Report. 1967
13 Bahamas Agricultural Industries, Ltd. 1969-70
13 Big B Ranch (Florida). 1970
13 Braga Brothers, Inc. Permanent File. 1970
13 Florida. 1962-1966
14 Hurricanne Celia. Losses, Policy SFA 84 y 283. 1970
14 Inter-Office Memo. 1970
14 Molasses Sales Reports. 1970
14 Molasses Trading Company.Auditors Correspondence. 1968-1969
14 Molasses Trading Co. New York. 1956-1970
14 Molasses Trading Co. Minutes. 1962-1970
14 Molasses Trading Co. Wilson Letter. Exhibits For Agreements. 1970
14 Philippines. 1969
14 Producers Grains. 1969-1970
14 Profit and Loss Forecast. 1956-1969
14 Profit and Loss Statements. 1963-1970
14 Sullivan and Cromwell. 1961-1967
14 Litigation files - Federal Trade Commission. 1957
14 Litigation files - Federal Trade Commission. Papers Taken From J.H. Leftwich. 1957
15 Litigation files - Federal Trade Commission, Permanent file. 1959-1964
15 Litigation files - B.G. Mueller vs Molasses Trading Co. et al. 1956
15 Litigation files - Documents Gathered (folder 1).
15 Litigation files - Documents Gathered (folder 2).
15 Litigation files - Molasses Trading Co., Auditors Reports. 1955-1968


Series 42: Refined Sugar Department. Records 1942-1947

0.4 linear feet (1 box)

During World War II, restrictions on the importation of refined sugars (i.e., direct consumption sugars) were lifted in order to meet military and civilian needs. Czarnikow-Rionda imported Cuban refined sugars under the brand name King Kane. Most of that business was centered in the southern states, most notably Florida. The records in this series--cash statements, monthly delivery reports, and correspondence-- provide data on the amount of refined sugars sold by the company.


Series 47: Research Department records 1954-1962

2.5 Linear feet. 5 manuscript boxes and 1 flat box.

Series 47 contains records of the Research Dept. of the Czarnikow-Rionda Co. The department was headed by Miklos Szabo-Pelsoczi, a vice president in the company. The series is an excellent source on the Cuban sugar industry on the eve of the revolution and includes extensive cable communication related to government controls, pooling ventures, and market conditions. World market conditions are also discussed and analyzed, especially in the correspondence with C. Czarnikow, Ltd. for the years 1954-1955 and 1959-1960. (Other years are unavailable.) Monthly domestic (U.S.) market appraisals are included for 1955-1958. The series also contains large files on revisions of the U.S. Sugar Act and sugar quotas.


Box
1 Airform. 1955
1 BARCA (Lobo) and Russia trip. 1954-1955
1 Bulk - Cables. 1954-1955
1 Caribana - Cables. 1955
1 Clients' statements. 1957
1 Clients - Cables. 1955
1 Comex - Cables. 1955
1 Correspondence. 1960-1962
1 Cuban mills - commenced and finished grinding. 1957-1958
1 Cuban Trading Co., sugar position reports. 1954-1955
1 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. 1954
2 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. 1955-1960
2 Domestic market appraisals. 1955-1957
3 Domestic market appraisals 1958; 1959
3 Free World Market. 1954-1955
3 Garcia - Cables. 1955
3 Goodwin, Rodney (C. Czarnikow, Ltd.). 1955-1960
3 Hernandez plan. 1955
3 House estates - cables. 1955
3 House estates - Carry over crop figures. 1955
3 House estates/clients. Sold and unsold positions. 1955-1956
3 ICEA - cables. 1955
3 International Sugar Conference. 1956
3 A. Johnson and Co., Inc. (ship brokers). 1956
3 Journal of Commerce statements. 1955
3 Memoranda. 1954-1960
3 Miscellaneous domestic copies. 1955
3 Pool sales. 1955
4 Puerto Rico - Comparative development. 1953-1957
4 Raw sugar sales (not Cuban). 1955-1956
4 Statistics - Misc. 1954-1956
4 Strikes. 1956
4 Sugar Act Revision (4 folders). 1955
4 Sugar Act. 1956
5 Sugar quota - USDA hearings. 1954; 1956-1957
5 Sugar movement statistics. 1955-1958
5 Supply, distribution, and receipts estimates. 1955
5 "Survey of people's eating habits and knowledge of the caloric content of food" Prepared for Sugar Information. 1956

Series 48: Research Department. Research and reference files 1954-1962

2.1 Linear feet. 5 manuscript boxes and 1 flat box.

The Research Department in the Czarnikow-Rionda Company kept data files on the annual sugar production and consumption of specific nations. Many of the country files were limited to reference information excerpted from trade journals and were discarded. Retained in this series are the country files that had information not readily available in published sources. These files contain cables, memoranda, and letters relative to the markets in those countries as well as information on legislation affecting the sugar trade. The series also contains the data from a world sugar survey conducted by the department in the 1950s and notes and manuscripts to several articles written by department staff.

All correspondence falls in the years 1955-1957. Additional reference information was added to some of the country files in the early 1960s. As might be expected the largest country file is that for Cuba. Also of interest are the folders on Japan, the French Union, Chile, and Peru.


Articles

Box
1 Cubazucar article. Nov. 1958
1 "Effect of world prices of sugar on its international trade".
1 "Stability and growth of the world's sugar economy".

Research data

Box
1 World sugar survey.
1 Corrected descriptive sheets for world sugar survey.
1 World sugar production survey - drafts.
1 Derived and basic data (9 folders).
2 World market data (notebook).

Country files

Box
3 Brazil. 1955-1962
3 Brazil - cables.
3 Canada.
3 Ceylon.
3 Chile.
3 Chile - cables. 1956
3 Chile - cables. 1955
3 China.
3 Costa Rica.
3 Cuba. 1956-1962
3 Cuba. 1954-1955
3 Cuba - cables (2 folders). 1955-1957
4 Cuba - cables (4 folders). 1958-1959
4 Cuba - economic. 1955-1956
4 Cuba - export statistics 1955-1956
4 Cuba - I.C. bloc sales. 1961
4 Cuba - legal.
4 Cuba - molasses.
4 Dominican Republic. 1955-1959
4 Egypt.
4 El Salvador.
4 France.
5 French Union and Morocco.
5 French Union and Morocco - cables.
5 Germany, West.
5 Germany - cables.
5 Honduras.
5 India.
5 Iran.
5 Iran - cables.
5 Japan.
5 Japan - cables.
5 Mexico.
5 Pakistan.
5 Peru.
5 Phillipines.
6 Puerto Rico. 1954-1962
6 Taiwan.
6 United Kingdom.
6 United Kingdom - cables.
6 Uruguay.
6 Uruguay - cables.
6 USSR.
6 USSR - cables.
6 Venezuela.
6 Venezuela - cables.


Series 70: Reference files related to Cuban sugar production and legislation 1927-1960

6.7 linear feet (16 boxes)

Series 70 contains circulars, bulletins, reports and other published documents, from government and non-government sources, pertaining to the Cuban sugar industry. Many of the documents are copies of government decrees and laws. The series also includes data on sugar production, quota assignments, and rainfall. The documents were published by several agencies. The earliest documents are from the Cuban Laws in English series published by the H.L. Lewis Company. Copies of the Gaceta Oficial were also routinely sent to New York. Another important source of documents was the Asociación Nacional de Hacendados de Cuba (ANHC). ANHC documents include the circulars sent to members of the association and miscellaneous reports. The latter includes ANHC resolutions, minutes, and decisions (laudos). Two government agencies, the Instituto Cubano de Estabilización del Azúcar (ICEA) and the Corporación Exportadora Nacional de Azúcar (CENA), provided the remainder of the series.

Most of the documents in this series were sent to Czarnikow-Rionda from the Havana office of the Cuban Trading Company and were often accompanied by memoranda and newspaper clippings. The newspaper clippings and the Gacetas have been separated from other documents for preservation purposes and are stored in boxes identified in the contents list. Documents were also sent to the New York corporate office of the Francisco Sugar Company. These form a separate file in the series.

The first seven boxes contain documents from various sources arranged by year. A subject file of unknown provenance covering the years 1939-1960 follows and then the documents from the Francisco Sugar Company. The series concludes with ICEA documents on the cane molasses industry for the crops of 1941, 1942, 1945, 1946, and 1950. Other ICEA molasses documents can be found in Series 41.

Box
1 Files arranged by year. 1928-1936
2 Files arranged by year. 1932-1938
3 Files arranged by year. 1938-1944
4 Files arranged by year. 1941-1955
5 Files arranged by year. 1944-1959
6 Files arranged by year. 1957-1959
7 Files arranged by year. 1959-1960
7 Average prices for sugar. 1943-1957
7 Central Tinguaro case.
7 Comparative crop estimate. 1939, 1945-1948
7 Crop. 1941
7 Crop. 1947
7 Crop, Special quota sold to CCC for the British Ministry of Foods. 1949
7 Distribution of US free quota. 1951
7 Distibutions of crops. 1942-1951
8 ICEA - Assignments to US. 1947-1949
8 ICEA - Compensation funds. 1948
8 ICEA - [and ANHC], General (2 folders). 1947-1953
8 ICEA - [and ANHC], General (2 folders). 1957-1959
9 ICEA - General. 1959
9 ICEA - Quota. 1945
9 ICEA - Quota (3 folders). 1954-1956
9 ICEA - Statistics. 1957-1958
10 ICEA - Statistics. 1958-1959
11 Rainfall. 1943-1948
11 Rainfall. 1951, 1958
11 Releases. 1952
11 Shipments outside US. 1947-1949
11 Sugars, shipped and assigned ( 3 folders). 1946-1947
12 Gacetas and newspaper clippings pulled from series.
13 Gacetas and newspaper clippings pulled from series.
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Absolute alcohol quotas. 1957
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Agrarian law. 1958
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Agreements by hacendados, colonos, and sugar workmen on sugar differentials. 1946-1951
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Alcohol Control Agency, Decree 902 and Resolution #1. 1944
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Bulk sugar shipments.
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Business profits.
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Collective work agreements for the Sugar Industry. 1944
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Colono cane liquidations.
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Cooperative Export Agency. 1929
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Currency stabilization. 1939-1959
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Customs duties exemptions.
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Deduction and payment of sugar industry union dues. 1954
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Emergency Tax Laws.
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Farm Leases.
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Fixing colonos' participation in proceeds from blackstrap molasses. 1946
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Income Tax Decrees.
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Industrial Stimulation Law. 1953-1956
14 Francisco Sugar Company - Leasing of Unproductive Landed Properties. 1943
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Minimum Wages. 1944
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Moratoriums. 1934-1944
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Retirement and Pension Funds.
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Sugar Stabilization Law. 1930
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Sugar Coordination Law. 1937-1954
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Sugar Warehousing. 1946
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Tax Laws (general).
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Tax Laws (general).
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Tax Reform Law. 1959
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Tax Reform Law. 1959
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Terminal and Agency fees on Blackstrap and Invert Molasses Decree. 1947, 1955
15 Francisco Sugar Company - Wage Rates, Salaries, Colonos Advances.
16 ICEA--Molasses. 1941-1942; 1945-1946; 1951


Series 71: Sugar Trading Department. Records 1948-1959; 1963-1967

4.8 linear feet (12 boxes)

This series consists of three alphabetic/subject files from several vice presidents of the Czarnikow-Rionda Company's Sugar Trading Department. Each subject file composes a single subseries.

Subseries 71a consists of files of Charles Mott and his successor, Joseph L. Fraites. There is lengthy correspondence between Czarnikow-Rionda and the Cuban Trading Company on matters related to shipping, market conditions, and potential areas for new business. Correspondence with C. Czarnikow, Ltd. deals primarily with the European sugar market for Cuban raws and the British market. Reports from S.H. Livaudais and Sons describe labor, industry, and market conditions in Louisiana. Also of interest are the records related to the post-war expansion of the sugar trade with Japan. Files related to the company's trade with clients in Chile and Peru are also present.

Subseries 71a covers the years 1948-1959, but correspondence for 1958 is missing. Included in Subseries 71a are files related to sugar production at the company's house estates (Manati Sugar Company, Tuinucu Sugar Company, Francisco Sugar Company, and the Cespedes Sugar Company.) Unique to 71a are several 1959 reports from the manager of the Cespedes Sugar Company related to government supervision of the central's labor force and other activities of the revolutionary government.

Subseries 71b was originally organized into subject files for the years 1955, 1956, 1957, and 1959. (Again, files for 1958 are missing.) However, many of the folders marked 1955 contained correspondence from previous years. Presumably, the file was created in 1955 at the time Joseph Fraites succeeded Charles Mott as head of the department. The files have been rearranged as a single alpha/subject file covering the years 1948-1959. The subject matter of 71a and 71b are similar. Several files related to ICEA quotas for the company's house estates were added to subseries 71b.

The files in Subseries 71c were created after the expropriation of Czarnikow-Rionda's Cuban properties in 1961 and provide a sketchy overview of the company's attempts to find alternative markets and suppliers. Several vice presidents and assistant vice presidents--most notably, Arturo Sterling, Dwight Massey, and Harvey Schwartz--created the files in the years 1963-1967. Of special note are letters related to the collapse of Czarnikow-Rionda's principal rival, Galban, Lobo, and Company, and Czarnikow-Rionda's eventual acquisition of Lobo's affiliate, Olavarria and Company.

Much of the subject matter documented in Series 71 is also covered in the records of Vice President Reed Clark, 1948-1958, in Series 61.



Subseries 71a
Box
1 A's. 1954-1955
1 B's. 1948-1953
1 Bagasse Utilization Report. 1946
1 Belgium. 1948-1950
1 Braga, B. (Cuba). 1949
1 C's. 1948-1953
1 Cespedes. 1959
1 Ceylon. 1950
1 Clark, Lucas, CTCo. 1948-1953
1 Clients sold and unsold positions. 1959
1 Cía General Cubana de Almacenes Públicos. 1949-1953
1 Cuba. 1948-1955
1 Cuban Trading Co. 1948-1956
1 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. 1948-1952
2 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. 1953-1956
2 Czarnikow (Montreal).
2 European correspondence. 1948-1955
2 F's. 1948-1952
2 France. 1948-1950
2 G's. 1950-1955
2 Grinding Cespedes. 1959
2 Grinding Francisco. 1959
2 Grinding Tuinucu/La Vega. 1959
2 H's. 1948-1951
2 Haifa, Israel (Steel Bros. and Co.).
2 I's. 1954-1955
2 ICEA. 1950
2 International Sugar Council. 1948-1950
2 Italy. 1950
2 Japan. 1949-1955
2 A. Johnson and Co., Inc. 1952-1954
3 S.H. Livaudais and Sons. 1948-1957
3 M's. 1948-1953
3 Manuel Rionda Memorial (insurance).
3 Memos, Inter-office. 1953-1959
3 Molasses. 1959
3 N's. 1950-1955
3 New York Sugar Trade Laboratory (annual reports). 1948-55
3 Olavarria and Co. 1949-1952
3 Palmer, L.H. (Czarnikow, Ltd. Montreal). 1952-1953
3 Personnel lists by dept (CRCo and CTCo).
3 Personnel salaries.
3 Poland. 1950-1955
3 Portuguese East Africa. 1950
3 Puerto Rico. 1951-1953
3 S's. 1950-1955
3 San Miguel and Cia., Puerto Rico. 1953
3 J. Henry Schroder Banking Corp. 1949-1954
3 South America. 1948-1952
3 Switzerland. 1950
3 T's. 1954-1955
3 Tangier. 1950-1954
3 Tropical Commercial Co. (Tokyo). 1949
3 United States Cuban Sugar Council.
3 W's. 1950-1955


Subseries 71b
Box
1 American Sugar Refining Company. 1957
1 Antwerp Exports. 1954
1 Bagasse. 1956
1 Bahamas. 1957
1 Banco Cubano del Comercio.
1 Bolivia. 1956
1 Braga, George A. 1955
1 Canary Islands. 1957
1 Castano. 1957
1 Cattle Feed. 1954-1957
1 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. 1957
1 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. 1954; 1956
1 C. Czarnikow, Ltd. (Canada). 1955-1957
1 Cespedes (Budget 1953). 1956-1957
1 Chile. 1956-1957
1 China. 1956
1 Constancia (Uruguay). 1950-1957
2 Contract Cuban Locals. 1955
2 Costa Rica. 1956
2 Cuba-General. 1957
2 Cuban Atlantic Sugar Company. 1956
2 Cuban Crop Production. 1956-1957
2 Cuban Dominican Sugar. 1957
2 Cuban Market. 1949
2 Cuban Trading Company. 1953-1957
2 Daichi Busan Kaisha, Ltd. (Japan).
2 Far East. 1954
2 Farr and Company. 1955-1957
2 Fidelity Trading Co., Inc. 1955-1956
2 Financo (Chile). 1957
2 J. Fraites (Personal). 1956
2 Fraites, Joseph (London file ). 1957
2 France. 1955; 1957
2 Francisco Sugar Company. 1955-1957
2 Freight. 1957
2 French Assignment. 1952-1954
2 Garcia, Juan. 1955-1956
3 German Business. 1950-1954
3 German Tender. 1955
3 Golodetz and Co.
3 Gomez Mena. 1955; 1957
3 Greece. 1955-1956
3 Guantanamo Sugar Company. 1954-1957
3 Havana Port Terminal.
3 Hernandez, Octavio. 1955
3 Hershey. 1957
3 Honduras. 1957
3 Miscellaneous.
3 ICEA. 1955-1957
3 Income from Various Cuban Clients. 1956
3 India. 1954-1955
3 Inquiries. 1950-1952; 1956
3 Insurance. 1955-1956
3 International Sugar Council. 1952-1956
3 International Sugar Council. 1959
4 International Weighers, Inc. 1957
4 Japan. 1949-1957
4 Japan Cotton and General Trading Co. Ltd. 1949-1951
4 Jampan Report (Sklar-Barosso).
4 Ledward, Bibby and Co., Inc. 1956
4 Leval and Co. 1955
4 S.H. Livaudais and Sons. 1954-1957
4 Lobo. 1957
4 Manati Sugar Co. 1955-1957
4 Market Memos.
4 Mexico. 1956
4 Miscellaneous. 1955-1956
4 Mitsubishi International Corporation. 1956
5 Molasses. 1957
5 National Sugar Refining Company. 1957
5 Navieras de Navas, S.A.
5 New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange-Sugar Committee. 1959
5 New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange-Sugar Committee. Number 4 Contract and Other Matters. 1954-1957
5 Nissho Co. (Japan). 1949-1956
5 Olavarria and Company. 1956
5 Pakistan. 1955-1956
5 Paper Bags-Union Bag and Paper Cor. 1956
5 Pepsi Cola. 1957
5 Peru Sugars. 1949
5 Philippines. 1956
5 Plata Sugar Co. Contract Drafts. 1951
5 Portugal. 1956
5 Proforma Contracts. 1954-1955
5 Promedio. 1955; 1957
6 Puerto Rico. 1957
6 Puerto Rico - Land Authority.
6 Raw Sugar Polarization.
6 Refined Syrups.
6 Refined Sugars. 1951-1955
6 San Vicente, Central (Puerto Rico). 1955-1956
6 Sane (See also Italy). 1955-1956
6 Savannah Sugar Refining Co. 1956-1957
6 Sea Train. 1956
6 Soviet Union.
6 Sucrest Sugar Division. 1957
6 Sucro Chemistry. 1957
6 Sugar Act of. 1948
6 Sugar Act. 1957
6 Sugar Based Soap. 1956
6 Sugar Financing Agreement. 1956
6 Sweden. 1956
6 Syria. 1955-1956
6 Tahiti Inquiry. 1955-1957
6 Tate and Lyle. 1955
6 Technical Evaluation-Sugars. 1954
6 Time Charter. 1955
6 Technical Evaluation-Sugars. 1954
6 Time Charter. 1955
6 Tuinucu. 1956-1957
6 Turbinados. 1956
6 United Nations Meetings. 1956
6 Walle, Estanslao del. 1955; 1957
6 Varsano/Paris. 1955-1956
6 Venezuela. 1949-1954; 1957
6 Vietnam, South. 1956
6 West Indies Sugar Corp. 1957
6 Winery-Sugars.
6 World Wide Trade, Inc. 1947
7 Addendum: ICEA Quotas--House estates. 1957-1959


Subseries 71c
Box
1 AMPSA (Lima, Peru). 1963
1 Argentina.
1 R.M. Beatson.
1 Brewer Negotiations. 1964
1 Colombia.
1 Carlos B. Deschpalelles.
1 Domestic Market Memos.
1 DOPREXO.
1 Ecuador.
1 Florida production. 1965
1 Market reports.
1 Dwight Massey (personal). 1963-1964
1 New York Sugar Trade Lab, Inc. 1963-1965
1 Peru.
1 Philippines.
1 Puerto Rico. 1964
1 Research Department Reports.
2 Rionda, De Pass, market information.
2 Santo Domingo.
2 Harvey Schwartz. 1963-1964
2 Arturo Sterling. 1963-1964
2 Stowage plans. 1966
2 Sugar samples for Australia.
2 Trading Dept. Memos. 1965-1967
2 Vessel cargo plans.
2 Igor Yurevitch.


Series 73: Czarnikow-Rionda market newsletters 1919-1941; 1960-1966

0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)

Series 73 contains copies of market newsletters published by the Czarnikow-Rionda Company. The newsletter title and format changed over the years. For most of its existence, the newsletter was published weekly during the active market period. The series is very incomplete.



Series 89: Foreign Claims Settlement Commission records 1967

0.4 linear feet (1 box)

Series 89 contains the "Claims of Loss" filed with the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Dept. of State by the Czarnikow-Rionda Company, the Manati Sugar Company, and the Francisco Sugar Company for losses suffered from the expropriation of their Cuban properties in the early 1960s. Each claim contains a detailed appraisal of the properties, photocopies of relevant legal documents, and information on production levels, expenses, and average earnings from sales and rents.



Series 78: Ledgers 1903-1908; 1922-1923

6 linear feet (9 volumes)

Series 78 contains the general ledgers of Czarnikow, MacDougall and Company for the years 1903-1908 and a complete set of sugar sales ledgers from the Czarnikow-Rionda Company for fiscal year 1922-1923.

Volume
1 Ledger 8, Czarnikow, MacDougall. 1903
2 Ledger 9, Czarnikow, MacDougall. 1904
3 Ledger 10, Czarnikow, MacDougall. 1905
4 Ledger 11, Czarnikow, MacDougall. 1906
5 Ledger 12, Czarnikow, MacDougall. 1907
6 Ledger 13, Czarnikow, MacDougall. 1908
7 Refined sugars ledger. 1922-1923
8 Consignment ledger. 1922-1923
9 Exchange sugars ledger. 1922-1923


Series 57: Accountants' reports 1912-1955

0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)

Series 57 consists of audit reports prepared by the company's accountants. Whenever possible, balance sheets were retained for years that audit reports are missing, but there are still many gaps. Also included are consolidated monthly balance sheets for May 31, 1940 through November 30, 1941 for the Czarnikow-Rionda Company and the Latin American Trading Company and several pay roll reports for 1925 and 1926.

Box
1 Audit reports. 1916-1918
1 Audit reports. 1920
1 Audit reports. 1932
1 Audit reports. 1934-1936
1 Audit reports. 1938
1 Audit reports. 1941-1952
1 Balance sheets. 1912-1915
1 Balance sheets. 1919
1 Balance sheets. 1922
1 Balance sheets. 1933
1 Balance sheets. 1937
1 Balance sheets. 1953-1955
2 CRCo. and LATCo. consolidated balance sheets. 1940-1941
2 Reconciliation of certain companies' accounts. 1931
2 Pay rolls. 1925-1926



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