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Kewen Dorsey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0272
Abstract This collection contains the diaries of early California resident Kewen Hilliard Dorsey. Born in El Monte in 1857, Dorsey grew up in the town of Spadra with his grandfather, W.W. Rubottom, and later lived in Los Angeles and Fontana. Dorsey was active in his community, a member of a Masonic lodge and pioneer groups. The bulk of the materials in this collection consists of Dorsey's diaries, though it also contains account books, various writings, record books, and a day book belonging to Dorsey's...
Dates: 1735-1933 and undated; Majority of material found within 1879-1933 and undated

Matt Garcia Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1096
Abstract The collection consists of research, writing, and teaching materials created by author, educator, and historian Matthew J. Garcia. The materials document Dr. Garcia’s work on topics related to agriculture, labor, food, immigration, ethnicity, and popular culture in California. Primary subjects of interest include the citrus industry and Mexican-American laborers in Southern California, especially the Farm Labor movement under Cesar Chavez. The collection is comprised of research materials, oral...
Dates: 1883-2016 and undated

Elisa Leonelli Photographs and Essays

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1102
Abstract The collection contains 35mm photographic travel slides and international fashion magazine clippings by photo-journalist Elisa Leonelli. The slides cover a wide range of subjects and geographic locations, including extensive coverage of the Los Angeles 1984 Olympics. The fashion magazines are from a variety of countries, predominantly Italy, and include celebrity photographs and interviews.
Dates: 1973-2017

Mauk Theater Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H-Mss-0509
Abstract This collection contains playbills, handbills, and programs from various theater, dance, and opera shows predominantly throughout the twentieth century, from venues in London, Germany, New York City, and Chicago, among other places.
Dates: 1800-1979

Mayers (Arthur) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0512
Abstract This is a collection of the personal papers of Arthur Mayers, and it includes papers from the Unity Club of the Los Angeles Fellowship, items from the Lost Angeles Police Department's civilian defense program, personal photographs, and travel memorabilia from Concord, Massachusetts.
Dates: 1906 - 1943

Arthur Millier Archive

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1100
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Arthur Henry Thomas Millier, Los Angeles Times art critic, and his family. Highly active in the early twentieth century Los Angeles art scene, Millier was responsible for helping to establish the reputations of California artists such as Emil Kosa and Millard Sheets, among others. This archive contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, and other personal materials from the Millier family. Items of note include original etchings by...
Dates: 1921 - 1975

Howard D. Mills papers on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Water Resources Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0545
Abstract: Metropolitan Water District reports, publications, correspondence, clippings, and meeting minutes.
Dates: 1919-1967

Mt. Hollywood Congregational Church Records

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Identifier: H-Mss-1051
Abstract This collection contains information related to the operation and activities of the Mount Hollywood Congregational Church from its founding in 1905 until 2012. Located in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles, the church was both highly involved in its community and concerned with larger social issues throughout its history. This collection covers the records of daily administration and operation within the church, as well as its history, leadership groups, and publications. Some records of note...
Dates: 1905-2012 and undated

Reuel Olson papers on the Colorado River Compact, Water Resources Collection

 Series
Identifier: H-Mss-0584
Abstract Materials in this collection consist of Reuel Olson's notes, letters, newspaper clippings, government-related documents, and other research materials that became his doctoral thesis on the Colorado River Compact: a seven state agreement on the allocation of water resources in the Colorado River basin. Olson, a law professor at University of Southern California School of Law, wrote his thesis to satisfy requirements for his doctorate at Harvard University. These materials provide historical...
Dates: 1919-1967

Owens Valley collection, Water Resources Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0595
Abstract Collection consists of newspaper clippings, government publications, reports, a map, and other documents related to the Los Angeles Aqueduct and conflict with Owens Valley residents. Papers represent the voices of Los Angeles County government officials, disgruntled Owens Valley residents, engineers, and individuals writing about the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Materials detail the water battle between Owens Valley residents and Los Angeles officials through newspapers, propaganda, and other...
Dates: 1907-1981; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1933