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George Harrison Whitney collection on Winston Churchill and Los Angeles

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7026
Abstract George Harrison Whitney's research and correspondence regarding a visit made by Winston Churchill to Los Angeles in 1929. The collection includes newspaper clippings, mostly from the Los Angeles Times, that range from the 1920s to the 1980s. Winston Churchill spent three weeks in California in September of 1929, his only visit to the American West. He arrived in Los Angeles on September 17th, spending nine nights in the Los Angeles area. The purpose of the trip, which started in Seattle and...
Dates: 1920s-1980s

George Harrison Whitney papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7005

This collection cosists primarily of information on the Van Nuys and Lankershim families, pioneers in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, and the development of the Valley. George Harrison Whitney was President of the Van Nuys Foundation.

Dates: 1897-1963, undated