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Finding Aid for the Clarence Urban Papers, 1939-1953
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Description
Clarence Urban (1878- ) was a realtor until he was appointed Real Estate Commissioner of California on June 28, 1939. He also served as president of the Urban Mortgage Company (Los Angeles). The collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, a handbook, and memorabilia and correspondence of Clarence Urban.
Background
Urban was born on May 1, 1878 in Jacksonville, Texas; owned five weekly newspapers in Texas before coming to Los Angeles and working as a realtor until he was appointed Real Estate Commissioner of California on June 28, 1939; also served as president of the Urban Mortgage Company (Los Angeles); wrote Successful real estate practice (1950).
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 1 carton (1.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.