Finding Aid for the William Clayton Papers, 1859-1934

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the William Clayton Papers, 1859-1934

Collection number: 256

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, June 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Clayton Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1859-1934
Collection number: 256
Creator: Clayton, William, 1859-1934
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Emily W. Clayton, 1959.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Clayton Papers (Collection 256). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of typescript copies of correspondence, 1901-1934, including material relating to the J.D. & A.B. Spreckles Securities Company, and the San Diego & Arizona Railroad; an engraved memorial to William Clayton; and typescript manuscript dated August 17, 1959 regarding the life of Clayton by his daughter, Emily W. Clayton.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Clayton, William, 1859-1934--Archives.
Clayton, Emily W.
Spreckles (J.D. & A.B.) Securities Company.
San Diego & Arizona Railway Company.


Container List

Box 1

Typescript copies of correspondence, 1901-1934, including material relating to the J.D. & A.B. Spreckles Securities Company, and the San Diego & Arizona Railroad.

Box 1

An engraved memorial to William Clayton.

Box 1

Typescript manuscript dated August 17, 1959 regarding the life of Clayton by his daughter, Emily W. Clayton.