THE THOMAS AND DOROTHY LEAVEY CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LOS ANGELES RESEARCH COLLECTION
DOCUMENTS FOR THE HISTORY OF THE DANIEL FREEMAN FAMILY AND THE RANCHO CENTINELA, 1873-1995 (CSLA-33)
ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATIONCOLLECTION TITLE AND NUMBER: Documents for the History of the Daniel Freeman Family and the Rancho Centinela. CSLA-33ACCESSION NUMBER: 2006.27; Forsyth family gift COLLECTION SIZE: 8 archival document boxes; 1 oversize box; 7 flat files DATES: 1873-1995PROCESSING HISTORY: Processed by Clay Stalls, Department of Archives and Special Collections. Guide written by Clay Stalls. Date: 2007 RELATED COLLECTIONS: CSLA-32: Documents for the History of the Machado Family and the Rancho la Ballona; and CSLA-21: Daniel Freeman Family Papers LANGUAGES: English, SpanishCREATOR: Betty ForsythThis collection consists of primary sources (mostly copies) and notes that Mrs. David S. (Betty) Forsyth (d. 2006) compiled on the Daniel Freeman family, their Rancho Centinela, and local towns, such as Inglewood, California. Freeman was a significant developer and businessman in Los Angeles and Inglewood, California, during the late nineteenth century. To learn more about this collection consult the following sections of this on-line guide.
COLLECTION DESCRIPTION: A description of the types, topics, and research value of the materials found in the collection.
SERIES ARRANGEMENT: The holdings of the Freeman Family and Rancho Centinela collection have been organized according to subject matter or topic into series, each with a box and folder list providing indices to the series' holdings. To view the descriptions and arrangement of each series, select the appropriate series link:
FREEMAN FAMILY HISTORY: A brief history of Daniel Freeman and his family.
RESEARCH ACCESS: The collection is open for research by appointment with no restrictions under the conditions of the access policy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045. To schedule an appointment, please call the Department of Archives and Special Collections at 310-338-5710 or 310-338-5357, or email the department: Special.Collections@lmu.edu. The Research Collection is a program of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles. back to top
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