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Growers and Shippers League of Florida Records

Identifier: MS 289

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.


  • Creation: 1924-1981



The collection is open for research.

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.


3 Linear feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials



Charter, by-laws, bulletins and meeting minutes for the Growers and Shippers League of Florida.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

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.

A Guide to the Growers and Shippers League of Florida Records
Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
August 2011
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Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
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Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America