Claus Spreckels Portrait, n.d.

Claus Spreckels Portrait, n.d.

Claus Spreckels: Robber Baron and Sugar King



  • Adler, Jacob. Claus Spreckels. The Sugar King in Hawaii. . Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1966.
  • Breschini, Gary S., Mona Dudgel, and Trudy Haversat. Images of America: Spreckels. . Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2006.
  • Conway, Jimmie Don. Spreckels Sugar Company: The first Fifty Years. . Thesis, San Jose State University, 1999.
  • Cordray, William Woodrow. Claus Spreckels of California. . Dissertation, University of Southern California, 1955.

Archival Collections

  • Western Sugar Refinery Records, 1871-1949Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
  • Spreckels Sugar Company CollectionUniversity of California at Davis Special Collections