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Fox (Mary Beatrice)
mssHM 54330-54451  
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Description
Mary Beatrice Fox was the daughter of Charles James Fox, an early landowner in Pasadena, California. This collection consists of maps, land papers, diaries, correspondence, and documents related to the Fox family and greater Pasadena from 1789 to 1961.
Background
Mary Beatrice Fox (1876-1976) was the daughter of Sarah Mary Baker Fox and Charles James Fox (1835-1922), son of photographer Charles James Fox (1812-1872). She attended the University of California and was a friend of the future architect, Julia Morgan. Her father, Charles James Fox was an early landowner in Pasadena, California, having purchased part of the Sphinx Ranch from William Allen, part of Kinneloa Mesa from Abbot Kinney, and land from homesteader Carlos Cruz. The Fox family home was built on the edge of Eaton Canyon, and in later years the property was subdivided, and Mary Beatrice Fox sold land to Los Angeles County for Eaton Canyon Park.
Extent
6 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 1 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.
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