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Dorothy Deming Wheeler Scrapbooks
MS 246  
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Description
This collection includes scrapbooks, horse lineage charts, and ephemera relating to Wheeler's activities as women's polo champion, horse breeder, and promoter for the sport of polo in Santa Cruz. Much of the material covers Pogonip Polo Club, Santa Cruz, Wheeler's "Windy Hill Farm" and Santa Cruz County polo activities. Also included are two albums of photographs of the Wheeler's early married life in Alaska as a sled dog breeder and racer in one of the pre-coursers to the Iditarod race.
Background
Dorothy S. Deming was born in Santa Cruz, California in 1896 to Henry Seth & Josephine N. Deming. She married her cousin, Deming Wheeler at her family's Cliff St. home in Santa Cruz on August 28, 1916.
Extent
9 flats
Restrictions
Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit Special Collections and Archives Duplication & Reproduction Policy .
Availability
Collection open for research.