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Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- 19th century -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

General Historical Manuscripts and Ephemera collection

Identifier: 6004

This artificially created collection consists of notes, letters, documents, and photographs created by and for important historical figures, mostly American, from 1605, 1790 to 1928, and undated. Of particular historical interest are the letters written by Thomas Jefferson, William Smith, and Eugene Debs, and the 1850 Los Angeles Justice of the Peace election results document.

Dates: 1605-1928, undated

Annette Moore papers

Identifier: 5284
Abstract The Annette Moore papers consist of research materials used to write “The University of Southern California: 1880-2005,” the 125th Anniversary history book of USC, which covers the years 1880-2005. The collection consists of emails, clippings, photocopies, bound copies, drafts, notes, and correspondence. Annette Moore served as co-writer of “The University of Southern California: 1880-2005,” and as Director of Web, Special, and Communications Projects at USC University Communications from...
Dates: circa 2005

Henry Zenas Osborne Los Angeles billheads collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7073
Abstract A collection of more than 80 billheads from a variety of turn of the last century Los Angeles businesses, ranging from Newberry's grocery store to the Los Angeles Tent and Awning Company. All the billheads are made out to Henry Zenas Osborne (1848-1923). Henry Zenas Osborne and his wife Helen resided at 740 S. Hope Street in Los Angeles, and most of the billheads are associated with hosehold expenses. Osborne, originally from New York, moved first to California in 1878, and subsequently to...
Dates: 1894-1916; Majority of material found in 1897-1901

Private Schools & Colleges, Southern California, brochures and pamphlets

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6024
Abstract A bound volume of pamphlets and brochures advertising private schools and colleges in the Los Angeles area for the academic years 1897-1898 and 1898-1899. Included are brochures for St. Agatha's Boarding and Day School for Girls; Classical School for Boys; the Marlborough School; Girls' Collegiate School; University of Southern California; Los Angeles Academy (Military); Throop Polytechnic Institute; St. Vincent's College; and Convent of Immaculate Heart of Mary. Also included is "The...
Dates: 1897 - 1899