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Marion Parks papers

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Identifier: H1985.7
Abstract The papers of Marion Parks, a talented and resourceful personality in Los Angeles during the early 1900s, relate to the history of Southern California. Parks described herself as "a California historian." Her principal contributions in this capacity were a series of still-useful booklets published while she was publicity writer for Security-First National Bank, and the organization of colorful historical pageants (in the Spanish style) in several California towns. Her local history files...
Dates: 1909-1940 (bulk 1926-1940); Majority of material found within 1926 - 1940

Olive Percival collection

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Identifier: D-Mss-0001
Abstract The Olive Percival Collection contains commercially-produced and handmade valentines dating from the 1820s to the 1930s, handmade paper dolls, daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes, miniature hats, doll clothes, antique dolls, antique toys, miniature tea sets, textile samples, clothing, decorated boxes, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, and advertisements from the late 1800s through the 1930s. The collection covers the years from the 18th Century to the 1930s with the bulk...
Dates: 1800-1939

Pitzer History Project Collection

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Identifier: PZ-Mss-0005
History The Pitzer History Project was started in 1968 by founding faculty member and history professor, Werner Warmbrunn. It is a collection of oral history interviews of students, alumni, faculty and staff as well as recordings of significant events on Pitzer's campus.
Dates: 1968-present

S. Dell Scott papers, Water Resources Collection

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Identifier: H-Mss-0735
Abstract: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California materials (financial reports, board minutes, directors handbook, clippings, agendas, telephone directories) and water periodicals.
Dates: 1970-1989

Smith (Elden) Papers

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Identifier: H-Mss-0854
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Elden Smith, a prominent Los Angeles banker and community leader in the City of Riverside. Smith emphasized leadership, mentorship, and good citizenship, and gained great respect from his colleagues and community. Elden's wife Harriet donated his papers, which include his speeches, administrative papers, notes, and correspondence, to provide students of business and banking access to his business philosophy.
Dates: 1927-1967 and undated

Social Movements Collection

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Identifier: H-Mss-1031
Abstract This collection is made up of materials from multiple social movements throughout the 20th century. Especially in the 1960s, a boom of social movements erupted across the globe and in the United States formed by groups of people feeling frustrated with the continued oppression and lack of recognition throughout the course of history. There are materials from the Black civil rights movement, Chicano Movement, the United Farm Workers, the Young Lords movement, and surrounding the events of the...
Dates: 1938-2005

A. L. Sonderegger papers, Water Resources Collection

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Identifier: H-Mss-0603
Abstract: Metropolitan Water District reports, publications, correspondence, clippings, and meeting minutes. He was the Los Angeles Consulting Engineer. Reuel Olson mentioned him in his book the Colorado River Compact. In addition he was vice President of the Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (1930).
Dates: 1919-1967