Scope and Content
Title: Estelle Doheny Miscellanea,
Date (inclusive): 1934-1974
Collection number: 463
Creator: Doheny, Estelle, 1875-1958
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
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.
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
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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
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
[Identification of item], Estelle Doheny Miscellanea (Collection 463). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed material related to Estelle Doheny and her library. Includes
2 letters from Doheny to Robert O. Schad, a photocopy of the Doheny bibliography, and 3 8x10 black and white photographs of
Doheny, Schad, and Lucille Miller examining Doheny's Gutenberg bible.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Doheny, Estelle, 1875-1958--Archives.
Women book collectors--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.