Finding aid for the Zoraya Filema Foley journal 6076

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
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2014 May


Title: Zoraya Filema Foley journal
Collection number: 6076
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
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.
creator: Foley, Zoraya Filema, 1893-1911

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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.

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.

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 1899-1902. 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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Foley, Zoraya Filema, 1893-1911 -- Archives
Lugo family -- Archives
Sepulveda family -- Archives
Journals (accounts)
Los Angeles (Calif.)--History--20th century--Archival resources
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Social life and customs--20th century--Archival resources