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Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Draft of United States Census, City and County of Los Angeles, 1850.

Identifier: MS-642
Scope and contents This collection consists of census data documents and correspondence relating to the 1849-1850 census of Los Angeles, California. A majority of census data documents was used for the publication Census of the City and County of Los Angeles, California for the year 1850. This collection also includes correspondence between Hector Alliot and Cecille B. DeMille, 1917 July-August and a memo from the Harris Newmark Company to the Southwest Museum dated 1928 May 2....
Dates: 1850-1928

Personal Recollections of Los Angeles, California, in 1856

Identifier: MS-711
Abstract This collection consists of a handwritten manuscript of a "few personal recollections of Los Angeles, 50 years ago," written by Mrs. M.E. Williams from Santa Rosa, California. The "recollections," written in 1907 February, tell of Mrs. Williams's experiences in Los Angeles in 1856.
Dates: 1907-1924

Rindge Family Collection

Identifier: MS-1244
Scope and contents This collection has two items. The first, dated 1900 November 27, is a letter to Frederic H. Rindge from E. H. Sweetzer. It is a letter to indicate he is sending a shipment of antiques from Mexico to Rindge and describes all the items. These include: a "Batteta"; a "Metatito" (grinding stone); and a "Caretta" (cart). Instructions are given as to how to reassemble the cart. (The Frederick H. Rindge Archaelogical and Ethnological Collection was donated to the Peabody Museum of Harvard...
Dates: 1900-1941

Letha Lewis Storrow Collection

Identifier: MS-575
Abstract Letha Lewis Storrow (born 1869, died 26 October 1950) was a member of the Ruskin art club and was involved in Los Angeles cultural activities. This collection contains a manuscript by Laurena Alliot entitled "Some Notes on the Life of Letha Lewis Storrow", undated, an obituary from the Los Angeles Times, and a memorial program, 1950.
Dates: 1950, undated

Matthew Teed Autobiographical Manuscript

Identifier: MS-551
Abstract Autobiographical manuscript typed on April 17, 1900 by Matthew Teed, who was born in England in 1828, was a carpenter, and came to the United States in 1849 or 1850. Teed was an early pioneer of the American West. Manuscript accompanied by a WPA, Divison of Women's and Professional Projects. Individual manuscript form filled out by Honora J. Hunt, WPA worker, March 16, 1939.
Dates: 1900

Translation of 1790 Los Angeles Census

Identifier: MS-834
Abstract This is a typed copy of a translation of the 1790 Padron of Los Angeles, created by Bill Mason in 1956. The original Padron in the Bancroft Library of Berkeley is in Spanish, and this is a translation into English.
Dates: 1956-1957

Yorba-Cota Family Papers

Identifier: MS-1061
Abstract The Cotas the and Yorbas were prominent and wealthy land-owning families who played an integral role in early California history and politics. Pablo Antonio Cota and Jose Antonio Yorba both participated in the Portola expedition and were granted vast stretches of California land as a result. This collection consists of legal documents pertaining to the Yorba and Cota families ranging from 1837 to 1897. The documents relate to land ownership, lawsuits, wills, and financial dealings.
Dates: 1837-1897