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Finding Aid for the Estelle Doheny Miscellanea, 1934-1974
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Description
Carrie Estelle Betzold (1875-1958) married Edward L. Doheny, a Wisconsin-born Colorado miner who discovered oil in Los Angeles in 1892. When her husband died, Estelle Doheny inherited a fortune, with which she created a fine book collection. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed material related to Estelle Doheny and her library.
Background
Carrie Estelle Betzold was born in 1875; married Edward L. Doheny, a Wisconsin-born Colorado miner who discovered oil in Los Angeles in 1892; when her husband died, Estelle Doheny inherited a fortune, with which she created a fine book collection and funded various Catholic charities; died in 1958.
Extent
1 box (0.5 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.