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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Allan C. Balch Papers, 1920-1942
    Dates: 1920-1942
    Collection Number: GC 1059
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .4 linear ft
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Correspondence, clippings, and photographs pertaining to Allan C. Balch.
    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

    Allan C. Balch Papers, 1920-1942. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, clippings, and photographs pertaining to Allan C. Balch. There are two files of correspondence. One with Gaston Brooke, 1929-38, in which Balch and Brooke discuss Balch's Rolls Royce being stored in France. The other file of correspondence is with art dealers, 1920-31, most of whom are attempting to sell artwork to Balch. The following material is also included with Balch's papers: photographic views of El Solyo Ranch, Vernalis, California; a notebook with descriptions, photos, floor plans, etc. of La Quinta Hotel in La Quinta, Calif.; and a reprint of "The Long Beach Earthquake" by W. M. Davis (1934).