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Abstract This collection contains materials related to orange and citrus cultivation in California in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Items include advertisements, vendor guides, labor documents, photographs, artifacts relating to production and packing, and a sizable collection of souvenirs and products offered to tourists and consumers. Developed by author, researcher, and avid collector David Boulé, this collection contains many valuable resources relating to the California citrus industry,...
Abstract This collection contains documents relating to the citrus industry from various vendors and growers associations in Southern California. It was collected by Claremont Heritage and gifted to Special Collections in the Honnold Mudd Library in 2015. Although the dates range from 1891-1973 the bulk of the collection is material from the early twentieth century pertaining to the College Heights, Etiwanda, and Covina Orange Growers Associations. Notable materials in this collection includes...
Abstract: John Dockweiler was a consulting engineer for water and power companies in Northern California near the San Francisco area. He represented Spring Valley Water Company, Cuyumaca Water Company, San Francisco's City Distribution System, and Marin County Water and Supply company. He worked on water projects during the early 20th century. Dockweiler's papers also include 19th century court cases such Spring Valley Water Company vs. City of San Francisco.
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
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
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
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
- Subject: Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History X