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MSS 285 - Robinson Canning Company Collection: Inventory

Robinson Canning Company COLLECTION

(Mss 285)


Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

October 1996




Size:                          20 linear feet



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


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.

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Robinson Canning Company (Westwego, La.)