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Tung oil industry.

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Autobiography of William H. Raynes

Identifier: MSS 0481

Autobiography of William H. Raynes, the first person to successfully grow the Tung tree in Florida. He describes his activities as a ship surgeon, including experiences in the Crimean War and sailing various places including New Zealand, South America and Africa. He also describes his efforts working with citrus and tung trees in Florida in the later years of his life.

Dates: Circa 1906

Chase Collection

Identifier: MS 014

Business records of Chase and Company and affiliates, as well as the personal correspondence of members of the Chase Family and family genealogical records.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1884-1984; 1871-1984