The collection consists of
correspondence, business and financial papers, family notes, bound volumes, and
ephemera related to the Banning family of Southern California, chiefly dating from 1854-1944, that was collected by Katharine
The Banning Company was started by Phineas Banning (1830-1885), a transportation leader in the Los Angeles area and founder
of the city of Wilmington, California.
Approx. 1,683 items
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