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Finding Aid to the Matthew Teed Autobiographical Manuscript MS.551
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Description
Autobiographical manuscript typed on April 17, 1900 by Matthew Teed, who was born in England in 1828, was a carpenter, and came to the United States in 1849 or 1850. Teed was an early pioneer of the American West. Manuscript accompanied by a WPA, Divison of Women's and Professional Projects. Individual manuscript form filled out by Honora J. Hunt, WPA worker, March 16, 1939.
Background
Matthew Teed was born in England on April 17, 1828. Teed was a carpenter and came to the United States in 1849 or 1850 and was an early pioneer of the American West. He served on the Los Angeles Common Council, an early governing body of the city, between 1870 and 1887. In 1887 he was the Los Angeles City Auditor, and in 1905 he was a member of the first city Park Commission. He died in Los Angeles, on March 31, 1904.
Extent
0.1 Linear feet (1 folder)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.