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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: Josefa Avila Papers
    Dates: 1871-1937
    Collection Number: GC 1318
    Creator/Collector: Avila, Josefa Avila
    Extent: (Boxes: 1 legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Documents, receipts and other items from the estate of Josefa Avila. She was one of the children of Jose Maria Avila [died ca. January, 1900] and Francisca Avila [died 1916.]
    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

    Josefa Avila Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Anastasio Avila received the Mexican land grant, Rancho Tajuata, located in an area called Watts in the city of Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Documents, receipts and other items from the estate of Josefa Avila. She was one of the children of Jose Maria Avila [died ca. January, 1900] and Francisca Avila [died 1916.] The papers provide a snapshot of the Avila family, including the real estate transactions to sell off portions of Rancho Tajauta, located in an area called Watts in the city of Los Angeles. English and Spanish. Most photographic items from the collection have been transferred to P-68 Case Art Collection and P-78 Portrait Collection. See also related collection GC1239 Avila Family Papers.

    Indexing Terms

    Land grants--California.
    Land tenure--California--Los Angeles County
    Watts (Los Angeles, Calif.)