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Finding Aid for the Henry Workman Keller Papers, 1907-1950
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Papers

 

Material Relating to H.W. Keller as a Trustee - Grant Deeds and Title Transfers

Box 1

A - E.

Box 2

F - K.

Box 3

L - P.

Box 4

Q - Z.

Boxes 5-16

Correspondence - (March 15, 1907-August 15, 1914).

Boxes 17-18

Correspondence - Riverside, Portland Cement Company (April 14, 1910-February 28, 1912).

Box 19

Correspondence from Ed Fletcher, re Del Mar Property (May 19, 1910-January 26, 1912).

Abstract:
Box 19

Receipts and invoices, re Southern California Cement Company.

Box 20

Receipts and Invoices (1906-1908).

Box 21

Rancho Los Alamitos, January 1, 1942.

Box 22

Alamitos Rancho - Miscellaneous.

Box 22

Appraisements by HWK (various).

Box 23

Auto Club - International Pacific Highway, Current File.

Box 23

Auto Club of Southern California, Smog abatement, 1945.

Box 23

Automobile Club - Roads & Highways (1947-1948).

Box 24

Automobile Club of Southern California, January 1, 1942 to.....(1959).

Boxes 25-27

Babbitt lands: papers relating to trustor and beneficial reserved oil interests (1945-1948), land purchase, sale of Keck interest in Montebello Syndicate; H.W. Keller acting as trustee.

Box 28

Bank statements, 1932-1942.

Box 28

Bolsa Land Company. Bolsa Chica Gun Club.

Box 29

Bryant, Mrs. Susanna Bixby.

Box 29

California, State Chamber of Commerce.

Box 29

California Home Developers, Incorporated, San Fernando Valley Lands.

Box 29

Carter, Charles W. Company.

Box 29

Cass & Johansing (Pico and West Blvd., Merced County Ranch, San Fernando Valley Property, Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: [4 folders].
Box 30

El Cazadero Ranch: Applications for jobs, etc. 1948-49; correspondence re sale; miscellaneous correspondence, 1947; maps, photographs; Minta Martindale (Beginning June 1947).

Box 31

El Casadero Ranch: New road, 1948-49; re purchase from F & M Bank in 1947; re/sale of lumber or timber, 1941-47.

Box 32

El Cazadero Ranch: re sale of timber, 1948-50; Cazadero sales; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Mendocino National Forest.

Box 32

Central valleys water project.

Box 33

Chavez ravine, Boshop's road.

Box 33

Eli P. Clark Company - Hill street property.

Box 33

Colusa county bank.

Box 33

Community Chest, Los Angeles.

Box 33

Conejo: Leases expired, Fukushima lease-suit.

Box 34

S.M. Ehrman - Golden Ave. property.

Box 34

Ehrman-Smith proposed parking lot lease (825 and 831 Golden Ave.) February 1954 --.

Box 34

Del Mar residence and lots.

Box 34

Diamond T. Truck Company (Chapman - Tilt).

Box 35

Doane Valley property.

Box 35

Downtown corners.

Box 35

Eighth Street tract and vicinity -- Sales.

Box 36

David R. Faries.

Box 37

Farmers & Merchants National Bank.

Physical Description: (2 folders).
Box 38

Figueroa lot, purchase, etc.

Box 38

O. Nicholas Gabriel.

Box 38

Golden Avenue Lots, S.M. Ehrman.

 

Golden State Citrus Products, Incorporated

Box 39

Accounting papers.

Box 39

Tax records.

Box 39

Dissolution of Golden State Citrus Products, Incorporated (Year 1957).

Scope and Content Note

[With the papers relating to the dissolution of Sunset Packing Corporation].
Box 39

Stock Certificates.

Box 39

Minutes of Directors' meeting.

Box 40

Hancock's Survey.

Box 40

Harbor. 1942, 1943.

Box 41

Harden -- Palos Verdes property.

Box 41

Clara H. Heller -- Values and descriptions, June 1939.

 

Hellman Papers: (1937 Appraisal Work Sheets and Maps)

Box 41

Repetto ranch.

Box 41

San Pedro ranch.

Box 41

Olympia tract.

Box 41

Washington and Figueroa.

Box 41

Miscellaneous lots.

Box 41

Whittier lands.

Box 41

Los Alamitos ranch.

Box 41

Second and Broadway.

Box 41

I.W. Hellman Building.

Box 41

Union Oil Building (Figures collected, no report).

Box 41

Nacimiento ranch.

Box 41

Miscellaneous Work Sheets.

Box 41

Repetto Work Sheets.

 

Hellman Estate - Properties:

Box 42

Appraisal and proposed division of properties.

Box 42

Appraisal maps.

Box 42

Appraisal data.

 

Appraisal -- S.M. Ehrman (1941)

Box 42

Los Alamitos ranch.

Box 42

Repetto ranch.

Box 42

Tract 9710.

Box 43

Azusa.

Box 43

Watts.

Box 43

Howard townsite.

Box 43

Union Oil Building (January 1938 --).

Box 43

I.W. Hellman, Jr. Loan.

 

Hellman Heirs

Box 44

Miscellaneous (Beginning November 1933).

Box 44

Miscellaneous Correspondence since resignation.

Box 45

Heney Judgment.

Box 45

Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Box 45

Insurance, Life, Accident (H.W. Keller).

Box 45

K & K Brick Company.

Box 46

Keller - Wattles Company.

Box 46

F.M. Keller (up to 1940).

Box 46

Keller Family (1936-1949).

Box 47

Lacy - Rancho Laguna.

Box 47

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1942.

Box 47

Los Angeles - City and County of.

Box 47

Los Angeles Permanent Trade Fair, Incorporated.

Box 48

M Correspondence, miscellaneous.

Box 48

Mexican Syndicate - papers and gen ledger.

Box 49

Mines, miscellaneous data (1932-1935).

Box 49

Musick Elvon, law firm.

Box 50

Olympia Tract (Tract 12084).

 

Oak Knoll Park (Tract 6661)

Box 51

Purchase and development.

 

Plaskett Lands:

Boxes 52-53

Purchase and exchange.

Boxes 52-53

Bank of Willows.

Boxes 52-53

Arthur Carpenter.

Boxes 52-53

Ellis J. Levy.

Boxes 52-53

Miscellaneous, from purchase to end of 1946.

Boxes 52-53

Plaskett meadows - Miscellaneous and C.G. Fitzgerald.

 

Polk Process Papers:

Box 54

I.H. Polk.

Box 54

General File.

Box 54

H.W.K's Personal File.

Box 54

New Process - Miscellaneous.

Box 55

Patents, Domestic and Foreign.

Box 55

Rail Rapid Transit (1948-1949).

Box 56

Repetto Rancho - Sales of acreage beginning 1945. Parcel no.4.

Box 57

San Marino Lot.

Box 57

San Pedro Ranch - Compton School Site.

Box 57

Security-First National Bank (1924-1946 inc.).

Box 58

Soston Canyon.

Box 58

South Bay Shooting Club.

Box 58

Southern California Telephone Company.

Box 58

State Department of Real Estate.

 

Sunset Packing Corporation

Box 59

Stockholders, Miscellaneous.

Box 59

Stock Certificate books (2).

Box 59

Bank Statements.

Box 59

Bound volume relating to papers of incorporation.

Box 59

Balance Sheet Examination.

Box 59

Other papers of Sunset Packing Corporation.

 

Taxes:

Box 60

Capital Stock Tax.

Box 60

Miscellaneous.

Box 60

Income Taxes Computed.

Box 60

Twenty-third & Main Street Property.

 

Union Oil Building (Washington & Figueroa)

Box 61

Maps and blueprints.

Box 61

Rental statements.

Box 61

University of California.

 

Waters, H.W.

 

Trade Fair & Miscellaneous Correspondence 1943-....

 

Yucaipa Ranch

Box 62

M.E. Bise.

 

Yucaipa Ranch

Box 63

Burns (Charles) property.

Box 63

Water development.

Box 63

Additional material.

Box 64

Miscellaneous material (including Miscellaneous open file).

Box 65

Correspondence, Old file. (A - N).

 

Correspondence, Old file (O - Z)

Box 66

Miscellaneous Correspondence to be filed.

Box 67

Correspondence, Tissue copies, January 1, 1954- ....

Box 68

Date books (1931-1940).

Box 69

Date books (1941-1951).

 

Notebooks on:

Box 70

Building leases.

Box 70

Ground leases.

 

Maps and Index of:

Box 70

California by counties.

Box 70

Downtown Los Angeles.

Box 70

Wilshire Boulevard.

 

Books:

Box 71

Lake's monthly installment and interest tables.

Box 71

Long and Short Term Leaseholds.

Box 71

Los Angeles Blue Book of Land Values (1932 edition).

 

Ledgers and Journals

 

Correspondence, Tissue Copies, HWK to Various Persons

Box 75

November 1, 1946-August 29, 1947.

Box 76

September 1, 1947-June 30, 1948.

Box 77

July 1, 1948-May 31, 1949.

Box 78

June 1, 1949-November 30, 1950.

Box 79

December 1, 1950-December 31, 1953.

 

Business Papers and Correspondence:

Box 80

Clark, E. -- Hill Street property.

Box 80

The Crusaders.

Box 80

Associated Investors of California, George Wigmore, Incorporated.

Box 80

Crutcher, John P.

Box 80

Catholic Cemetery property.

Box 80

1900.1 -- Air Terminal.

Box 80

Pacific Clay Products -- Advertising matter, etc.

Box 81

Brogdex Company.

Box 81

Palms property.

Box 81

Bixby, Fred H.

Box 81

[Bicknell Syndicate].

Box 81

Bradbury Estate Company.

Box 81

Conejo Ranch -- oil.

Box 82

Lands. Mountain and recreational.

Box 82

Pacific Clay Products.

Box 82

Austin Securities Company.

Box 82

Clark Properties.

Box 82

First Industrial Loan Company [Board of Directors].

Box 82

Pacific Clay Products -- Sale to Justinian-Caire.

Box 82

Palific Clay Products -- Sale to Ray F. Tissue.

Box 82

Sunjuis -- Liquid Gold Transfer.

Box 82

California Consolidated Water Company, January 22-September 30, 1934.

Box 83

Graves, Banning and Company.

Box 83

Hotchkis, Preston.

Box 83

Automobile Club -- Land and buildings, F.M.K. File.

Box 83

Pacific Molasses Company.

Box 83

Miscellaneous -- International Business Machines Corporation -- Remington-Rand, Incorporated.

Box 83

Koepfli, J. Blake.

Box 84

Lands. Mexico.

Box 84

Lands. Lower California.

Box 84

Bowron, Fletcher (Mayor).

Box 84

Koepfli, J. Blake -- appraisal.

Box 84

Keller, F.M. -- open file.

Box 84

Coldwell, Corawell and Baker.

Box 84

Cass and Johansing -- leasing and rentals.

Box 85

Sunjuis -- trademark file 1934, transfer.

Box 85

Sunjuis File no.1 -- California -- Consumers.

Box 85

Keller, Henry Workman - Trujuis, correspondence, 1934.

Box 85

California Consumers Corporation -- royalties.

Box 85

California Consumers Corporation -- correspondence, 1935-1936.

Box 85

Consolidated Water Company.

Box 86

Trujuis -- Miscellaneous.

Box 86

Sunset Packing Corporation (H.W. Keller File).

Box 86

Sunset Packing -- financial reports, 1933-1934, transfer.

Box 86

California Consolidated Water Company.

Box 86

California Consumers Corporation.

Box 86

Brown Machinery -- equipment rental agreemant.

Box 86

Sunset Packing Corporation -- organization and formation.

Box 86

Patent File -- Polk Process -- 1935.

Box 87

Audits -- Oceanic Oil Company (Financial statements, 1947- ).

Box 87

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company.

Box 87

Accounting analysis -- Haskins and Sells -- August 15, 1955.

Box 87

Annual Meetings, Oceanic Oil Company -- shareholders, 1951.

Box 87

Miscellaneous [Personal income tax from Frederick M. Keller].

Box 87

Los Angeles By-Product Company.

Box 87

Haskell, Arnold.

Box 87

Hervey, Edward -- Partitian of Lot 30, E1 Carmel tract.

Box 87

Harold W. Herlihy.

Box 87

Huntington Syndicate.

Box 88

1 large envelope of Pease & Dolley, Attorneys at Law.

Box 88

1 map of Los Angeles, California.

Box 88

Property holdings, Inprovements and Utilazation Survey of the Metropolitan Area of Los Angeles, California.

Box 88

John L. Garner, Jr.

Box 88

D'Oyly Ranch Property.

Box 88

Bradbury File - (I.H. Polk).

Box 88

H.W. Keller Trust.

Box 88

Securities purchased Year 1958.

Box 88

H.W. Keller (U.S. Treasury Bills 90 day) from February 1956 to May 1958 & R.H. Moulton file on Municipal Bonds.

Box 88

Lands (city) 1940- .

Box 89

Birkbeck, Vincent.

Scope and Content Note

( re H.W. Keller's Sale of lots 120 & 229, Lawndale).
Box 89

F.M.K.. 1958.

Box 89

Harvard School.

Box 89

Graves, (J.A.) Property. 1240 South Figueroa.

Box 89

Ferguson Property. (Siskiyou County).

Box 89

Eckert Brewing Company (Stewart McKee).

 

Eli P. Clark

Box 89

Hill Street Property.

Box 89

Proposed deal with Woolworth Company.

Box 89

Los Angeles Rock and Gravel Colmpany.

Box 89

East Los Angeles Development Association.

 

First Industrial Loan Company

Box 89

(William Workman).

Box 89

(New Location - Huntington Park).

Box 89

Fifth Street Property.

Box 89

Figueroa Street Properties.

Box 89

J. Blake Koepfli - International Business Machines -- Miscellaneous File.

Box 90

August Luer Property.

Box 90

Industrial Properties.

Box 90

Ranch Properties - (Koepfle, --- ).

Box 90

Kegley - Property, Purchases, etc.

Box 90

Howard B. Lawson.

Box 90

[Bank statements, bank book, etc.].

Box 90

Duque, Henry.

Box 90

Brogdex Company of California - Pomona, California (F.M. Keller).

 

Sunset Packing Corporation F.M.K.

Box 90

Correspondence, 1956 and 1957.

Box 90

Ctf. no.16 for 6 shares in folder. Ctf. is dated May 7, 1925.

Box 90

H.W. Keller, Trustee, vs. Gabriel, et al.

Box 90

H.W. Keller, Trustee - Richfield Oil Corporation. Lease September 1945.

Box 91

B.F. Porter Estate (Porter Sesnon).

 

Pacific Clay Products

Box 91

Reports, Statements, maps, etc.

Box 91

Pold, I.H.

Box 91

University Club of Los Angeles.

 

State of California -- Real Estate Department

Box 91

Insurance Commissioner.

Box 91

Taxes.

Box 91

Taxes - Refund Year, 1933-34.

Box 91

Pacific Clay Products.

Box 92

Appraisals -- Miscellaneous.

Box 92

Appraisal -- Hellman Estate, Seal Beach Property.

Box 92

Apparaisals -- Andrews & Andrews (George E. Cryer Property). (Condemnation Suit, County of Los Angeles vs. East Naples Land Company).

Box 92

Appraisal -- Automobile Club of Southern California -- (Inter-Insurance Exchange).

Box 92

Appraisal -- Lewis W. Andrews, Jr. (Edna May Fuller - San Gabriel Property).

Box 92

Appraisal -- Bradbury Estate Company (32 1/2 lots Tract 7573 Mrs. Isabelle M. Bliss).

Box 92

Appraisals - Cass & Johansing.

Box 92

Appraisal -- Eugene Clark. (Tract 7690, near Arcadia, Los Angeles County) & lots 1, 2, 5, & 6 - Tract 8598.

Box 92

Appraisal -- Sidney M. Ehrman (127 No. Brand Blvd., Glendale).

Box 92

Appraisal -- David R. Faries (Supervisor Underwriters, Incorporated - Various properties.

Box 92

Appraisal -- Farmer & Merchants National Bank (Stowell Hotel & Bank premises).

Box 92

Appraisal -- I.W. Hellman (NE corner Vine & Yucca).

Box 92

Appraisal -- Hill & Morgan (Blk. 19, Range 5 Wilmington).

Box 92

Appraisal -- Mortimer A. Kline (NW corner 6th & Rampart Blvd.).

Box 92

Appraisal -- Lacy Estate (Welfare Investment Company Properties).

Box 92

Appraisals - William Lacy Estate.

 

Appraisals - Frank C. Mortimer

Box 92

(Kern County Property).

Box 92

(Lot 893, Tr. 1000, San Fernando Valley).

 

Appraisal -- O'Melveny, Tuller & Myers

Box 92

(Beebe).

Box 92

(City vs. Dominguez Heirs).

Box 92

Appraisal -- Edgar Estate Property (243-47 South Broadway).

 

Appraisals - Pacific Indemnity Company

Box 93

(Martin Iron Works property).

Box 93

(Martin - Manhattan Beach Property).

Box 93

Pacific Clay Products - Plant no.5, Property Tract no.9063.

Box 93

Pacific Clay Products - Sale to Knute R. Sjogren.

Box 93

Pacific Clay Products - Sale to Foodcraft Products Company.

Box 93

Appraisal -- Wells Fargo Bank & Union Trust Company.

Box 93

Appraisal -- Union Oil Company (Lot 26, Arthur Tract).

Box 93

(El Segundo Property).

Box 93

Appraisal -- Thompson Corporation (Lot 8, Block D, Tract 8361).

Box 93

Shell Oil Company - Appraisals - Various Properties.

Box 93

Appraisal -- Albert Parker (Airport - Title Insurance & Tract Company vs. Fisher).

Box 93

Appraisals - Palos Verdes Estates.

Box 93

Lacy - Welfare Investment Company Properties, etc.

Box 93

Burkhard, J.F.

 

Ledgers & Journals

 

Cash Books

Box 94

W.H. Keller. September 1, 1912-July 24, 1914.

Box 94

W.H. Keller. July 24, 1914-July 1, 1916.

Box 94

W.H. Keller. July 2, 1916-January 31, 1918.

Box 94

W.H. Keller. February 1, 1918-July 31, 1921.

Box 95

W.H. Keller. August 1, 1921-July 31, 1924.

Box 95

W.H. Keller. August 1, 1924-April 12, 1926.

Box 96

W.H. Keller. April 13, 1926-December 9, 1927.

Box 96

W.H. Keller. December 10, 1927-March 31, 1929.

Box 96

W.H. Keller. April 1, 1929-May 1, 1930.

Box 97

W.H. Keller. April 1, 1930-July 31, 1931.

Box 97

W.H. Keller. August 1, 1931-February 28, 1933.

Box 98

W.H. Keller. March 1, 1933-July 31, 1934.

Box 98

W.H. Keller. July 31, 1934-July 31, 1936.

Box 99

W.H. Keller. August 1, 1936-June 15, 1939.

Box 100

W.H. Keller. June 15, 1939-February 1944.

Box 100

W.H. Keller, Trustee. August 1917-January 1920.

Box 100

W.H. Keller, Trustee. February 1920-October 1922.

Box 101

W.H. Keller, Trustee. November 1922-September 1925.

Box 101

Keller Produce Company. July 1927-May 1928.

Box 101

Keller Produce Company. May 1928-December 1928.

Box 102

Mexican Syndicate.

Box 102

Oak Knoll. December 1923-May 1928.

Box 102

Oak Knoll. June 1928-August 1934.

Box 99

Oak Knoll. September 1934-December 1940.

 

Trial Balance

Box Box 99

W.H. Keller. June 1910-December 1916.

Box Box 99

W.H. Keller. February 1917-December 1919.

Box Box 99

W.H. Keller. March 1920-February 1925.

Box 103

W.H. Keller. March 1925-December 1932.

Box 103

W.H. Keller. January 1933-December 1940.

Box 103

W.H. Keller, Trustee. April 1918-October 1925.

Box 103

Mexican Syndicate.

Box 103

Oak Knoll. November 1923-December 1940.

 

Miscellaneous

Box 104

Gillette Contracts.

Box 105

Property Book of Los Angeles City (carton).

Box 104

Topographical and Survey Maps of Southern California.