Tung oil industry.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Business records of Chase and Company and affiliates, as well as the personal correspondence of members of the Chase Family and family genealogical records.