Skip to main content

Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dr. Benjamin Bennett Briggs family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0394
Abstract Dr. Benjamin Bennett Briggs was a horticulturist and medical doctor who originally came to California from Ohio during the Gold Rush but returned to Ohio where he married and established a medical practice. He later returned to California to continue with horticultural pursuits and was one of the founders of La Crescenta, where he hoped to establish a health resort. Though he died before he could accomplish all his dreams, today's Crescenta-Canada valley was home to many sanitariums and...
Dates: 1842 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1920