Harbison, John S. (1826-1912). Papers.
Collection Number: D-080
Daybooks documenting Harbison's beekeeping activities; correspondence to and from his brothers, his patent representatives, and business partners; and deeds, business receipts and patent grants. One of the first beekeepers to import bees into California and inventor of innovative beehives and new methods of rearing queen bees; author of An improved system of propagating the honey bee (1860) and The beekeepers' directory (1861).
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1.3 linear feet