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Patricia Ortlieb collection on Eliza L. Tibbets
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Related Material
  • Separated Material
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Patricia Ortlieb collection on Eliza L. Tibbets
    Date (inclusive): circa 1850-2009, undated.
    Date (bulk): 1850-1950.
    Collection Number: 374
    Creator: Ortlieb, Patricia
    Physical Description: 12.75 linear feet (8 record storage boxes, 3 document boxes, 1 flat storage box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains research notes, articles, photographs, documents, and other material compiled by Patricia Ortlieb, author and great-great-granddaughter of Eliza L. Tibbets, as she conducted research for the book "Creating an Orange Utopia: Eliza Lovell Tibbets and the Birth of California's Citrus Industry" that she co-authored with Peter Economy. Includes material related to the people, places, and events that shaped the life of Eliza L. Tibbets and the generations of her descendants that followed.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    Boxes 1-8, 10-12 of this collection are open for research.
    Access to the material in Box 9 is restricted due to preservation concerns. Reproductions of this material can be found in Box 10.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California 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 by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item]. Patricia Ortlieb collection on Eliza L. Tibbets, Collection 374. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was acquired as a gift in December 2011.

    Processing History

    Processed by Eric Milenkiewicz, 2012.

    Related Material

    The following related item is cataloged and available in the UCR Libraries.
    "Creating an Orange Utopia: Eliza Lovell Tibbets and the Birth of California's Citrus Industry" by Patricia Ortlieb and Peter Economy. Swedenborg Foundation Press, 2011. [call number: SB370 O7 O78 2011]

    Separated Material

    The following publications that contain supplemental information on the individuals and families related to Eliza L. Tibbets have been removed from the collection. Both publications are available online in their digitized form.
    "Centennial History of Cincinnati and Representative Citizens" by Charles Theodore Greve. 1904
    "An illustrated history of Southern California: Embracing the counties of San Diego, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Orange, and the peninsula of Lower California, from the earliest period of occupancy to the present time; together with glimpses of their prospects; also, full-page portraits of some of their eminent men, and biographical mention of many of their pioneers and of prominent citizens of to-day." 1890

    Biography

    Eliza L. Tibbets (1823-1898) is most widely known for her role in introducing the first Washington navel orange and founding the citrus industry and cultural landscape of orange groves in California. Eliza L. Tibbets was a horticulturist, early California pioneer, spiritualist, abolitionist, suffragist, and renowned citizen of Riverside, California.
    Patricia Ortlieb is a great-great-granddaughter of Eliza Lovell Tibbets and a docent at the San Diego Museum of Art, where she has volunteered for the past ten years. She served for more than two decades as a trainer, counselor, and teacher specializing in training skills and therapeutic behavior modification, including assertive and humanistic psychology. She is also a licensed family therapist, an artist, and an author. She earned her BA in education and art history at California State University and her MA in social science at Azusa Pacific University. She lives in San Diego.*
    *excerpt taken from "Creating an Orange Utopia: Eliza Lovell Tibbets and the Birth of California's Citrus Industry" by Patricia Ortlieb and Peter Economy. Swedenborg Foundation Press, 2011.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains research notes, articles, photographs, documents, and other material compiled by Patricia Ortlieb, author and great-great-granddaughter of Eliza L. Tibbets, as she conducted research for the book "Creating an Orange Utopia: Eliza Lovell Tibbets and the Birth of California's Citrus Industry" that she co-authored with Peter Economy. Includes material related to the people, places, and events that shaped the life of Eliza L. Tibbets and the generations of her descendants that followed.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged by box number.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Cincinnati (Ohio).
    Citrus.
    Citrus fruit industry.
    Riverside (Calif.).
    Spiritualism.
    Suffragists.
    Tibbets, Eliza Lovell, 1825-1898.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Articles.
    Documents.
    Photographs.
    Research notes.