Foley (Zoraya Filema) journal Edit

Summary

Identifier
6076
Finding Aid Author
Sue Luftschein
Finding Aid Date
2014 May
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Dates

  • 1907 April-June (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.9 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box

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  • Abstract

    A 30 page journal written between April 14 and June 1, 1907 by Zoraya Filema Foley. Foley was 14 years old when she wrote the journal. The entries describe her activities as a young lady of some means in early 20th century Los Angeles. She was the daughter of W.I. Foley (1856-1921), an attorney who was the law partner of Henry Tifft Gage, who served as governor of California from 1899-1902. Her mother was Sara Dolores Sepulveda (1866-1906), a member of the Sepulveda and Lugo families, prominent landowners, politicians, and military men during the Spanish and Mexican rule of California. Foley attended the Westlake School for Girls, the Cumnock School, the Dobinson School, and the Egan Dramatic School. Foley died in 1911 at the age of 18.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Zoraya Filema Foley journal, Collection no. 6076, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

  • Acquisition

    Purchased from The Bookshop, April 21, 2014.

  • Scope and Content

    A 30 page journal written between April 14 and June 1, 1907 by Zoraya Filema Foley describing a her daily activities as a young lady of some means in early 20th century Los Angeles. Foley was 14 years old when she wrote the journal.

  • Biographical note

    Zoraya Filema Foley was the daughter of W.I. Foley (1856-1921), an attorney who was the law partner of Henry Tifft Gage, who served as governor of California from 1899-1902. Her mother was Sara Dolores Sepulveda (1866-1906), a member of the Sepulveda and Lugo families, prominent landowners, politicians, and military men during the Spanish and Mexican rule of California. Foley attended the Westlake School for Girls, the Cumnock School, the Dobinson School, and the Egan Dramatic School. Foley died in 1911 at the age of 18.

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