Robinson Canning Company COLLECTION

 

 

(Mss 285)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

October 1996

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

Historical Note

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size: †††††††††††††††††††††††† 20 linear feet

 

Geographic

locations: ††††††††††††††† Westwego, La.

 

Inclusive dates: †††† 1929-1990

 

Summary: †††††††††††††† Ledger books, quarterly reports, personnel records, correspondence, scrapbooks, videotape and audiotape cassettes, photographs of Robinson Canning Company.

 

Source: ††††††††††††††††††† Gift, October 1996

 

Access: ††††††††††††††††††† No restrictions

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Copyright: †††††††††††††† Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

 

Citation: †††††††††††††††††† Robinson Canning Company Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

Historical Note

 

 

††††††††††† Robinson Canning Company, Inc., a family-owned corporation chartered in 1929 by W. A. Robinson, was located at 500 Louisiana Street, Westwego, La.Robinson retired in 1956 and his three sons, Ray, Alan, and Kenneth, took over the operation.They marketed their principal product, canned shrimp, both domestically and internationally.The company ceased operation in 1990.

 

 

 

Container List

 

 

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Index Terms

 

 

CanneriesóLouisianaóWestwego

Robinson Canning Company (Westwego, La.)