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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Tibbets Family Collection
    Dates: 1932-1937
    Collection Number: GC 1018
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .4 linear feet (Boxes: 1 legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Letters and clippings pertaining to the Luther and Eliza Tibbets family.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Tibbets Family Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Letters and clippings pertaining to the Luther and Eliza Tibbets family. Primarily concerns the dispute over whether Luther or Eliza was responsible for planting the first navel orange trees in Riverside, California. There are several files of correspondence between Minnie Tibbits Mills, the daughter of Luther and Eliza, about this topic. The collection also includes biographical sketches about Luther C. Tibbets.