This collection consists of papers and photographs of the Kenyon, Stanley, and Crellin families. The Kenyon and Crellin families
lived in Iowa in the late 19th century and moved west to Tustin, California at the turn of the 20th century, where Alta Kenyon
married Harry Stanley. The Stanleys, including Mr. S.W. Stanley, were involved in citrus farming in Tustin. This collection
includes programs, newspaper clippings, farming records, ledgers, brochures, postcards, school materials, and photographs
from Southern California and Iowa.
The Kenyon, Stanley, and Crellin families were citrus farmers who lived in Tustin, California in the early 20th century. Miss
Alta Kenyon was born in 1889 in Iowa to John Kenyon and Franc Hunt. In 1899, Alta, her cousins Chester and Perry Kenyon, and
her uncle, E.M. Crellin, moved to California and settled in the city of Tustin. Alta graduated from Santa Ana High School
in 1909 and attended the California School of Artistic Whistling before marrying Harry B. Stanley in 1913 in Tustin. Together
they grew citrus trees and were members of the Tustin Hills Citrus Association.
1.2 linear feet
(2 boxes, 1 XOS folder, 1 OS folder)
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
The collection is open for research.