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Millard Sheets papers, circa 1907-2000

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Series 3: Personal Business Records , 1933-1980, undated
(boxes 5-6; 1.25 linear ft.)

The files in this series reflect the personal business interests and records for Millard Sheets.
The files have been grouped into three major subseries.
  • 3.1: Horse Files, 1939-1978, undated
  • 3.2: Financial Files, 1933-1980, undated
  • 3.3: Legal Material, 1932-1977, undated
Personal business records are on reels 5680-5682.
3.1: Horse Files, 1939-1978, undated
This subseries documents the lifelong interest and involvement of Sheets with horses. Sheets actively raced and breed race horses for much of his life. Material within this subseries includes calendars for breeding and racing events, correspondence with professional horse organizations and breeders, invoices, charts, racing programs, tax records, and miscellaneous related background information.
Description Container
Calendars, 1976-1978
5
1
Correspondence
American Saddle Breeders Association, 1939-1949
5
2
California Horse Racing Board, 1956-1963
5
3
Camino Terminado Farm, 1959-1961
5
4
Circle T Ranch, 1960-1961
5
5
Miscellaneous, 1947-1963, undated
5
6
Jockey Club, 1958-1966, 1976
5
7
McMicken, Kenneth B., 1947
5
8
Rhoman Stables, 1960-1961
5
9
Southwestern Walking Horse Breeders' Association, 1957
5
10
Thomas Thoroughbred Farms, 1959-1961
5
11
Upland Feed & Fuel Company, 1960-1962
5
12
Fees
Boarding and breeding fees, 1947-1969, undated
5
13
Jockey and trainer fees, 1954-1965
5
14
Shoeing fees, 1960-1961
5
15
Veterinary fees, 1959-1977
5
16-17
Hauling, 1958-1961
5
18
Horses
"Anngeline Todd,", 1958-1961
5
19
"Bug Bomb,", 1960-1965
5
20
"Hemet Princess,", 1957-1965, undated
5
21
"Moolah Lady,", 1962-1964
5
22
"Neapolitano Presciana IV,", 1960-1963
5
23
"Rebel Defense,", 1957-1965, undated
5
24
"Red Step" and "Steponaway,", 1939, 1953-1960, undated
5
25
"Roxy,", 1966-1968, undated
5
26
"Secret Sunlight,", 1958-1960
5
27
"Skipper Roan,", 1960-1962
5
28
"Sturdy Defense,", 1947-1956
5
29
"Supreme Host,", 1963-1967, undated
5
30
Income and tax information, 1956-1966, undated
5
31
Miscellany, 1940-1967
5
32
Pedigree charts, 1944-1970, undated
5
33
Racing programs, 1957-1967
5
34
Scorpion II Syndicate, 1958-1963
5
35
3.2: Financial Material, 1933-1980, undated
This subseries consists of a variety of materials such as receipts, expense sheets, financial reports, income tax returns, insurance policies, inventories, and miscellaneous correspondence relating to Sheets's personal financial affairs.
Description Container
Checkbook stubs, 1960
5
36
Donations, 1958-1980
5
37
Estate planning reports, 1966-1972, undated
5
38
Expenditures sheets, 1969, 1973-1980
5
39
Financial statements, 1961
5
40
Income tax returns, 1957-1962
5
41
Insurance Policies
Canada Life Assurance Company, 1933-1980, undated
5
42
Los Angeles Times Subscriber Insurance, 1938-1977, undated
5
43
Miscellaneous policies, 1933-1976, undated
5
44
Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, 1959-1977
5
45
Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company, 1972-1977
5
46
Pick and Biederman Insurance, 1969-1978
5
47
R. N. Loucks & Son Insurance, 1934-1937
5
48
Rose, Thomson, Young & Company, Ltd., 1965
5
49
Sovereign Life Insurance Company of California, 1972-1977
5
50
Personal property inventories, 1960-1965, undated
6
1
Real Estate
Claremont, Calif. residence, 1960-1961
6
2
Gualala, Calif. residence ("Barking Rocks"), 1962-1969, undated
6
3-4
Real Estate, Pasadena, Calif. rental apartment, 1969-1977, undated
6
5
Stocks and bonds, 1960-1979
6
6-7
3.3: Legal material, 1932-1977, undated
This subseries consists of materials such as contracts, deeds, and miscellaneous correspondence, notes, and background information involving legal transactions.
Description Container
Car contracts, 1938-1940, 1963
6
8
Deeds, 1932-1936, 1960
6
9
Loan to John A. Sheets, 1966
6
10

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