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Samuel L. Kreider Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains both personal and professional papers of Samuel L. Kreider (1882-1954), a prominent businessman in Los Angeles, California. Within the collection, there are manuscripts, business documents, correspondence, legal and financial documents, and ephemera, which include various writings by Kreider about California history and documents relating to U.S. trade with Japan and the federal General Accounting Office branch in Los Angeles; a large percentage of correspondence pertains to U.S. trade with Japanese businesses.
Background
Samuel L. Kreider (1882-1954) was a prominent businessman in Los Angeles, California. Kreider was born in San Francisco, California, July 4, 1882. He was the son of Frank L. and Minnie M. Kreider. His father was a veteran of the Civil War and a past commander of Stockton Post of the G.A.R. of Los Angeles. The family moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 1887 where Samuel L. Kreider graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1899.
Extent
2,532 items in 16 boxes and one oversize folder.
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.