Hancock, Allan, 1875-
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Allan Hancock Foundation Archive contains records of the Foundation set up at the University of Southern California by G. Allan Hancock for the purpose of furthering oceanographic studies. These records also include those materials from the library and museum that were associated with the Foundation, as well some personal mementos of Captain Hancock's and the Hancock family. Also included are extensive records of the research ship Velero IV, as well as sound recordings, photographs and...
Overview A collection of screenplay drafts, research notes, subject files, correspondence, photographs, books, audio and video tapes, and one 16mm film compiled by Lorenzo DeStefano for a film about G. Allan Hancock's expeditions to the Galapagos Islands during 1930s. DeStefano never completed his film, but his research for the project--which began in the 1970s--forms a significant collection of documentation on the people and events involved in the Hancock Expeditions.
Collection — Box: 1
Overview 17 historic maps of Beverly Hills, Doheny Beverly Ranch, Bel-Air, Coldwater and Benedict Canyons, and one map of the industrial and commerical development of the San Fernando Valley; 26 10 x 13 photographs and 1 28 x 24 aerial photograph of the G. Allan Hancock home at 2000 N. La Brea Terrace circa 1944.
Dates: circa 1925-1944