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A Guide to the Growers and Shippers League of Florida Records

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
August 2011

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Growers and Shippers League of Florida
Title: Growers and Shippers League of Florida Records
Dates: 1924-1981
Abstract: Charter, by-laws, bulletins and meeting minutes for the Growers and Shippers League of Florida.
Extent: 3 Linear feet. 7 boxes.
Identification: MS 289
Language(s): English
Online Content Items from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Florida Growers and Shippers League was organized in 1923 and incorporated in 1924 as a non-profit organization to focus on matters of interest to growers and shippers of citrus, vegetables and other crops. The League had its headquarters were in Orlando and was administered by an executive committee, the members of which were elected at the annual meetings. The organization was particularly focused on subjects such as disease and pest management, interstate commerce, produce inspections, railroads and transportation, freight rates, and laws and regulations affecting their operations. The League shared many members and activities with the Florida State Horticultural Society, and the two organizations met jointly.

Scope and Content

The records of the Growers and Shippers League of Florida, which date from 1924 to 1981, include the charter, by-laws, articles of incorporation, lists of presidents, bulletins and minutes for meetings.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Growers and Shippers League of Florida Records, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Contents List

Records and Bulletins

1 Charter, By-laws, Articles of Incorporation, Lists of Presidents.
1 Bulletins. 1924-1928
1 Bulletins. 1929-1930
1 Bulletins. 1931-1932
1 Bulletins. 1933-1934
2 Bulletins. 1935-1936
2 Bulletins. 1936-1937
2 Bulletins. 1937-1940
2 Bulletins. 1941-1944
2 Bulletins. 1945-1947
3 Bulletins. 1948-1950
3 Bulletins. 1951-1954
3 Bulletins. 1955-1960
3 Bulletins. 1961-1969
3 Bulletins. 1970-1981

Meeting Minutes

4 Minutes. 1924-1927
4 Minutes. 1927-1929
4 Minutes. 1930-1933
4 Minutes. 1933-1936
5 Minutes. 1936-1938
5 Minutes. 1938-1940
5 Minutes. 1940-1943
5 Minutes. 1943-1947
6 Minutes. 1948-1951
6 Minutes. 1952-1955
6 Minutes. 1955-1958
6 Minutes. 1958-1960
7 Minutes. 1961-1965
7 Minutes. 1966-1969
7 Minutes. 1970-1973
7 Minutes. 1974-1978
7 Minutes. 1978-1981

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Growers and Shippers League of Florida

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