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Foley (Zoraya Filema) journal
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Zoraya Filema Foley journal
    creator: Foley, Zoraya Filema
    Identifier/Call Number: 6076
    Identifier/Call Number: 2051
    Physical Description: 0.9 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date: 1907 April-June
    Abstract: A 30 page journal written between April 14 and June 1, 1907 by Zoraya Filema Foley. Foley was 14 years old when she wrote the journal. The entries describe her activities as a young lady of some means in early 20th century Los Angeles. She was the daughter of W.I. Foley (1856-1921), an attorney who was the law partner of Henry Tifft Gage, who served as governor of California from 1899-1902. Her mother was Sara Dolores Sepulveda (1866-1906), a member of the Sepulveda and Lugo families, prominent landowners, politicians, and military men during the Spanish and Mexican rule of California. Foley attended the Westlake School for Girls, the Cumnock School, the Dobinson School, and the Egan Dramatic School. Foley died in 1911 at the age of 18.
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    Biographical note

    Zoraya Filema Foley was the daughter of W.I. Foley (1856-1921), an attorney who was the law partner of Henry Tifft Gage, who served as governor of California from 1899-1903. Her mother was Sara Dolores Sepulveda (1866-1906), a member of the Sepulveda and Lugo families, prominent landowners, politicians, and military men during the Spanish and Mexican rule of California. Foley attended the Westlake School for Girls, the Cumnock School, the Dobinson School, and the Egan Dramatic School. Foley died in 1911 at the age of 18.

    Scope and Content

    A 30 page journal written between April 14 and June 1, 1907 by Zoraya Filema Foley describing a her daily activities as a young lady of some means in early 20th century Los Angeles. Foley was 14 years old when she wrote the journal.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Zoraya Filema Foley journal, Collection no. 6076, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Acquisition

    Purchased from The Bookshop, April 21, 2014.
    The journal originally came from the estate of Zelinda Morrow, Viola Foley Morrow's daughter, and was separated from the rest of the family papers, which can be found in the Sepulveda and Foley family papers.

    Related Materials

    Foley and Sepulveda family papers, Collection no. 7042, Regional History Collection, Special Collections, USC Libraries

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Archival resources
    Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources
    Journals (accounts)
    Foley, Zoraya Filema -- Archives
    Sepulveda family -- Archives
    Lugo family -- Archives