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Overview of the Records

History

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description/Box and Folder Listing

Series I: Bound Volumes, undated, 1922-1926

Series II: Reports and Minutes , 1922-1929

Series III: Production Cards, 1922-1926






Connecticut Valley Tobacco Growers Association Records



Finding aid prepared by Damon Pearce.

Finding aid encoded by Betsy Pittman in January 2003.





Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1205



© 2003 University of Connecticut



Overview of the Records

Repository: ^Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
Creator: Connecticut Valley Tobacco Growers Association.
Title: Connecticut Valley Tobacco Growers Association Records.
Dates: 1920-1949
Extent: 271.5 linear feet.
Record Series: MSS19790005
Language English.
Abstract: The Connecticut Valley Tobacco Growers Association was a cooperative of tobacco growers that operated in Connecticut and Massachusetts during the early part of the twentieth century. The collection consists of the Association's records and printed materials which provide insight into the tobacco industry in Connecticut.

History

The Connecticut Valley Tobacco Growers Association (CVTGA) was a cooperative of tobacco growers that operated in Connecticut and Massachusetts during the early part of the twentieth century.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of reports, accounts, ledgers, minutes, production records and publications. The materials spans the dates 1920-1949, but the bulk of the collection is dated between 1922 and 1926.

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Organization

The collection is divided into three series:

Series I: Bound Volumes (undated, 1924-1926) is composed of 95 volumes containing production records, warehouse reports and sales analyses. Also included are selected corporate records such as expense accounts and stock ledgers.

Series II: Reports and Minutes (1922-1929) includes reports from the CVTGA similar in nature to the materials in Series I, except that they are not in bound volumes. The series also contains the minutes from the Board of Directors meetings (1922-1929).

Series III: Production Cards (1922-1926) contains individual Member Account Production Cards, which record member production. They are organized numerically by contract numbers assigned to each member. Eight boxes of index cards found at the beginning of the series cross reference the contract numbers with individual member information. The index cards are arranged alphabetically, as well as by location.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged by format and chronologically therein.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

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Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to Connecticut business records. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the reference desk.

Two trade journals, Tobacco (1920-1949) and Tobacco Leaf (1930-1944) have been removed for cataloging. Photocopies of The Connecticut Valley Tobacco Grower: Official Publication of the Connecticut Valley Tobacco Association (1923-1927, incomplete) has also been removed for cataloging.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Subjects:

Tobacco industry--Connecticut.

Document Types:

Financial Records.
Ledgers.
Minutes.
Publications.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, Folder #]. Connecticut Valley Tobacco Growers Association Records. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated to the Historical Manuscripts and Archives Division of the UConn Libraries (now Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center) in 1987 by E.A. Perregaux.

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Detailed Description/Box and Folder Listing

Series I: Bound Volumes, undated, 1922-1926
Assorting reports of tobacco delivered to warehouse: primed, roundtip, shade (2 volumes), 1924
Assorting reports of tobacco delivered to warehouse: broadleaf (7 volumes), 1924-1926
Assorting reports of tobacco delivered to warehouse: Havana seed (6 volumes), 1926
Summary analysis members' crops by pools: broadleaf (3 volumes), 1923-1924
Summary analysis members' crops by pools: Havana seed (3 vlumes), 1922-1924
Analysis members' crops by pools: broadleaf (2 volumes), 1922-1925
Analysis members' crops by pools: Havana seed (2 volumes), 1922-1925
Stock registers: broadleaf (6 volumes), 1922, 1924-1925
Stock registers: Havana seed (4 volumes), 1922-1925
Stock registers: shade, primed, roundtip, 1923
Preliminary grading of tobacco delivered to warehouse (4 volumes), 1923-1924
Analysis of sales by grade and pool (6 volumes), 1922-1926
Trial balance and general ledger, 1923
Trial balances (2 volumes), 1923-1924
Analysis of sales by customer and grade: Havana seed (2 volumes), 1923-1924
Analysis of sales by customer and grade (3 volumes), 1923-1925
Supplements of sales orders (4 volumes), 1922-1925
General ledger accounts, 1926
Stock ledger record, 1926
Analysis of Association storage warehouse expense, undated
General Accounts Department: expenses, undated
Analysis of members' crops by pool, undated
Analysis of members' numbers by pools (2 volumes), 1923
Analysis of sales by grade and warehouse (2 volumes), 1924
Stock ledger controls (3 volumes), 1922-1923
Reweight reports (5 volumes), 1922-1926
Accounting Department reports #2 - 4 (3 volumes), undated
Series II: Reports and Minutes , 1922-1929
1-4 Reports and company records, 1922-1926
5 Minutes of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 1922-1929
6 Minutes of Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 1922 August 28 - 1923 June 19
6 Minutes of Trustees in dissolution meetings, 1929
Series III: Production Cards, 1922-1926
7-14 Member account production cards: index cards, 1922-1926
15 Member account production cards: 1 - 299, 1922
16 Member account production cards: 300 - 599, 1922
17 Member account production cards: 600 - 899, 1922
18 Member account production cards: 900 -1299, 1922
19 Member account production cards: 1300 - 1699, 1922
20 Member account production cards: 1700 - 2099, 1922
21 Member account production cards: 2100 - 2499, 1922
22 Member account production cards: 2500 - 2899, 1922
23 Member account production cards: 2900 - 3299, 1922
24 Member account production cards: 3301 - 3437, 1922-1923
24 Member account production cards: 1 - 149, 1922-1923
25 Member account production cards: 150 - 449, 1923
26 Member account production cards: 450 - 799, 1923
27 Member account production cards: 800 - 1149, 1923
28 Member account production cards: 1150 - 1549, 1923
29 Member account production cards: 1550 - 1949, 1923
30 Member account production cards: 1950 - 2299, 1923
31 Member account production cards: 2300 - 2699, 1923
32 Member account production cards: 2700 - 3099, 1923
33 Member account production cards: 3100 - 3499, 1923
34 Member account production cards: 3500 - 3699, 1923-1924
34 Member account production cards: 1 - 199, 1923-1924
35 Member account production cards: 200 - 499, 1924
36 Member account production cards: 500 - 799, 1924
37 Member account production cards: 800 - 1099, 1924
38 Member account production cards: 1100 - 1449, 1924
39 Member account production cards: 1450 - 1799, 1924
40 Member account production cards: 1800 - 2149, 1924
41 Member account production cards: 2150 - 2499, 1924
42 Member account production cards: 2500 - 2849, 1924
43 Member account production cards: 2850 - 3199, 1924
44 Member account production cards: 3200 - 3549, 1924
45 Member account production cards: 3550 - 3899, 1924
46 Member account production cards: 3900 - 4109, 1924-1925
46 Member account production cards: 1 - 149, 1924-1925
47 Member account production cards: 150 - 549, 1925
48 Member account production cards: 550 - 999, 1925
49 Member account production cards: 1000 - 1399, 1925
50 Member account production cards: 1400 - 1799, 1925
51 Member account production cards: 1800 - 2199, 1925
52 Member account production cards: 2200 - 2649, 1925
53 Member account production cards: 2650 - 3149, 1925
54 Member account production cards: 3150 - 3649, 1925
55 Member account production cards: 3650 - 4049, 1925
56 Member account production cards: 4050 - 4125, 1925-1926
56 Member account production cards: 1 - 449, 1925-1926
57 Member account production cards: 450 - 1049, 1926
58 Member account production cards: 1050 - 1549, 1926
59 Member account production cards: 1550 - 2049, 1926
60 Member account production cards: 2050 - 2599, 1926
61 Member account production cards: 2601 - 3199, 1926
62 Member account production cards: 3200 - 3999, 1926
63 Member account production cards: 4000 - 4130, 1926
63 Member account production cards: miscellaneous cards, all years: 1 - 399
64 Member account production cards: miscellaneous cards, all years, 400 - 1399
65 Member account production cards: miscellaneous cards, all years, 1400 - 1998