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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles J. Prudhomme Papers
    Dates: 1748-1876
    Collection Number: GC 1238
    Creator/Collector: Prudhomme, Charles J.
    Extent: (Boxes: 1 legal; 1 1/2 legal; 1 flat, 1 ov folder)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Papers reflecting the social life and customs of early residents of Los Angeles and Southern California. Range from 1748-1876, undated (bulk is 19th century). English and Spanish. Includes The Ladies Album, containing poetry, engravings, and locks of hair.
    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

    Charles J. Prudhomme Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Charles J. Prudhomme (1854-1934) was the son of Frenchman Leon Victor Prudhomme and a Californio mother, Mercedes Tapia. He was an active member of the Historical Society of Southern California and collected historical artifacts and photographs.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Papers reflecting the social life and customs of early residents of Los Angeles and Southern California. Range from 1748-1876, undated (bulk is 19th century). English and Spanish. Includes The Ladies Album, containing poetry, engravings, and locks of hair. Photographs are housed in P-260. See also P-68 and P-78.