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California Historical Society collection of Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce records and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 0245-1

Scope and Content

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1888 to promote commercial, industrial, and residential growth in Los Angeles and its environs. The collection documents the activities of the organization from 1888 through the 1960s. Included in the collection are minutes from the Board of Director’s meetings, reports and publications from various government agencies and business, manufacturing and trade associations; a 35-year run of the Southern California Business Journal; exhibit and promotional graphics; and photographic materials, including prints, negatives, and slides.

Dates

  • 1888 - 1972

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of Special Collections at specol@usc.edu. 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.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Extent

130 Linear Feet (135 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce materials document the activities of the organization from 1888 through the 1960s. Included in the collection are minutes from the Board of Director’s meetings, reports and publications from various government agencies and business, manufacturing and trade associations; a 35-year run of the Southern California Business Journal; exhibit and promotional graphics; and photographic materials, including prints, negatives, and slides.

Title
Finding aid for the California Historical Society collection of Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce records and photographs
Status
Publish Basic
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2022 January: Finding aid updated by Bo Doub to include additional lantern slides found in USC Libraries storage.

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States