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Finding Aid for the Irving H. Hellman Papers, 1903-1931
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Irving H. Hellman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1903-1931
    Collection number: 518
    Creator: Hellman, Irving H., b. 1883
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Irving H. Hellman (1883- ) was the vice-president and director of the Hellman Commercial Trust & Savings Bank, director of the Merchants National Bank and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. His hobby was horseback riding, and he was president of the Bridle Path Association. The collection consists of 5 photograph albums and 2 scrapbooks of material related to Hellman's interest in horses. The collection also includes a letter book with tissue copies of business correspondence (1903-08) of Herman W. Hellman, clippings and correspondence related to the death of Herman W. Hellman, and a 1931 yearbook from Beverly Hills High School.
    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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Keith Burns, purchase, 1995.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Irving H. Hellman Papers (Collection 518). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Irving H. Hellman was born May 10, 1883 in Los Angeles, California; he succeeded his father, Herman W. Hellman (1843-1906), in the banking business; he was vice-president and director of the Hellman Commercial Trust & Savings Bank; director of the Merchants National Bank and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; his hobby was horseback riding and he was president of the Bridle Path Association.

    Biographical Narrative

    Irving H. Hellman was born on May 10, 1883, the son of Herman W. Hellman, an early investor in Los Angeles real estate, business and banking. He succeeded his father in the banking business and became a vice-president and director of the Hellman Commercial Trust & Savings Bank, and a director of the Merchants National Bank, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, and over 20 corporations. He was a member of the Jonathan, Uplifters, Tuna,Beach, Los Angeles Athletic, Catalina Yacht and many other clubs. He was an enthusiastic and accomplished horseman, as is reflected in this collection, and was also President of the Bridle Path Association.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of 5 photograph albums and 2 scrapbooks of material related to Irving Hellman's interest in horses. Two of the albums contain photos of the Beverly Hills Horse Show of 1925. The collection also includes a letter book with tissue copies of business correspondence (1903-08) of Herman W. Hellman, clippings and correspondence related to the death of Herman W. Hellman, and a 1931 yearbook from Beverly Hills High School which belonged to Evelyn Hellman.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hellman, Irving H., b. 1883--Archives.
    Hellman, Herman W., 1843-1906.
    Bankers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Horsemen and horsewomen--California--Beverly Hills--Archival resources.
    Photograph albums.