Finding Aid for the Westwood Chamber of Commerce Records, 1931-1947

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Westwood Chamber of Commerce Records, 1931-1947

Collection number: 747

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Manuscripts Division staff
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Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Westwood Chamber of Commerce Records,
Date (inclusive): 1931-1947
Collection number: 747
Creator: Westwood Chamber of Commerce
Extent: 26 boxes (13.0 linear ft.) 1 flat box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Westwood Chamber of Commerce (Los Angeles, California) was first organized in 1930 as the Westwood Village Business Association. The collection consists of correspondence, membership records, financial records, records of the Westwood Club House, annual reports, and records of activities during World War II. Alphabetical files include Douglas Aircraft Corporation, garden information, homecoming, Phoenix theatre, Louise Waller Catering Company, and Women's Club.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Westwood Chamber of Commerce, 1961.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Westwood Chamber of Commerce Records (Collection 747). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

The Westwood Chamber of Commerce (Los Angeles, California) was first organized in 1930 as the Westwood Village Business Association.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, membership records, financial records, records of the Westwood Club House, annual reports, and records of activities during World War II. Alphabetical files include Douglas Aircraft Corporation, garden information, homecoming, Phoenix theatre, Louise Waller Catering Company, and Women's Club.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Records (Boxes 1-6).
  2. Correspondence (Boxes 7-9).
  3. Membership records (Boxes 9-10).
  4. Alphabetical files (Boxes 11-13).
  5. War activities, 1941-3 (Box 14).
  6. Club House (Box 15).
  7. Miscellaneous reports and Village business (Box 16).
  8. Financial reports (Boxes 17-20).
  9. Vouchers (Boxes 21-27).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Westwood Chamber of Commerce--Archives.
Boards of trade--California--Westwood (Los Angeles)--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Records

Box 1

1931.

Box 2

1932.

Box 3

1933.

Box 4

1934-1935.

Box 5

1936.

Box 6

1937.

 

Correspondence

Box 7

1938-1943.

Box 8

1944-1947.

 

Membership Records

 

1938-1946

Box 9

Yearly records.

Box 9

Dues records.

Box 9

Membership lists.

Box 9

Resignations and cancellations.

 

1947-

Box 10

Year records.

Box 10

Dues books.

Box 10

Miscellaneous membership records.

 

Miscellaneous

 

A - D

Box 11

Bids.

Box 11

Birthday party.

Box 11

Bulletins.

Box 11

Business meetings of association.

Box 11

Cards.

Box 11

Catering.

Box 11

Chamber of Commerce.

Box 11

Christmas decorations.

Box 11

Classified ads.

Box 11

Committees.

Box 11

Confidential bulletins.

Box 11

Directors.

Box 11

Directory.

Box 11

Douglas Aircraft Corporation.

Box 11

Employment.

 

E - N

Box 12

Flags.

Box 12

Flower and art show.

Box 12

Garden information.

Box 12

Gene Conly Company.

Box 12

Homecoming.

Box 12

Ice gardens.

Box 12

Hi Jinks.

Box 12

Kiwanis.

Box 12

Lions.

Box 12

Maps.

Box 12

Meetings.

Box 12

Menus.

Box 12

Miscellaneous.

Box 12

Music and entertainment.

 

O - Z

Box 13

Office affairs.

Box 13

Organizations.

Box 13

Piper's dinner parties.

Box 13

Photographs and newspaper clippings.

Box 13

Phoenix theatre.

Box 13

Post office.

Box 13

Publicity.

Box 13

Rotary (Windmills).

Box 13

Solicitation requests.

Box 13

Waller, Louise Catering Company.

Box 13

Women's Club.

 

War Activities, 1941-1943

Box 14

O.C.D. Miscellaneous.

Box 14

Miscellaneous.

Box 14

U.S.O.

Box 14

State Guard.

Box 14

Service to members.

 

Clubhouse

Box 15

Reservations books.

Box 15

American Provision Company.

Box 15

Angelus Chair Rental Company.

Box 15

Arden Farms.

Box 15

Barbara Ann Baking.

Box 15

Bay Cities Meat and Prov.

Box 15

Brittell.

Box 15

Clubhouse inventory.

Box 15

Helms.

Box 15

Krafts, Incorporated.

Box 15

Los Angeles Fish & Oyster Company.

Box 15

Loose Wiles Company.

Box 15

Machines.

Box 15

Miscellaneous.

Box 15

Pacific Wholesale Company.

Box 15

Smart and Final Company.

Box 15

State Linen.

Box 15

Southern California Edison Company.

Box 15

Southern California Gas Company.

Box 15

Southern California Poultry Company.

Box 15

Superior Sea Food Company.

Box 15

Schobers Bakery Company.

Box 15

Union Ice Company.

Box 15

West Disenfecting Company.

Box 15

Will & Baumer Candle Company.

Box 15

Youngs Market.

 

Miscellaneous Reports and Village Business

Box 16

Annual Reports, 1942 & 1943.

Box 16

Miscellaneous reports.

Box 16

Monthly reports.

 

Village Business

Box 16

August 1943.

Box 16

October 1943.

Box 16

January 1944.

 

Financial Reports

 

Financial Reports, 1935-1944

Box 17

Cash reports.

Box 17

Receipts.

Box 17

Annual reports.

Box 17

Daily reports.

 

Financial Reports, 1945-1947

Box 18

Annual reports.

Box 18

Cash reports.

Box 18

Bond account.

Box 19

Insurance, Taxes, Social Security Records.

Box 20

Old Receipts, Expired Insurance Policies.

 

Vouchers

Box 21

1938.

Box 22

1939 January-July.

Box 23

1939 July-December.

Box 24

1940.

Box 25

1941 January-June.

Box 26

General Ledger, 1938.

Box 27

Ledger, 1939.