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Reginaldo F. del Valle Portraits
MSP 2230  
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Description
Contains 49 photographic prints, including tintypes, cartes de visite photographs, and cabinet cards, taken of the del Valle family and associates between 1880 and 1915. Includes photographs of Reginaldo del Valle with his wife, Helen, and daughter, Lucretia and images of Reginaldo del Valle with business associates and at his desk in the offices of Del Valle, Finlayson and Metclaf. Includes three group portraits of the del Valle family and associates taken on the del Valle family ranch, Rancho Camulos, located in Ventura County, California. Also contains portraits of Igancio del Valle; Ysabel del Valle; Josefa del Valle Forster; Ysabel del Valle Cram; Ignacio del Valle, Jr.; and Ulpiano F. del Valle.
Background
Reginaldo del Valle was a prominent Mexican American politician and civil servant. He served in the Calif. State Assembly (1879-1880) and Senate (1882-1886). He was a member of the Board of Water and Power Commissioners for the City of Los Angeles (1908-1929) and was instrumental in the construction of the Owens River aqueduct. Del Valle was the son of Ygnacio Ramon de Jesus del Valle, an early California rancher and alcalde of Los Angeles. He died on September 20, 1938.
Extent
0.208 Linear Feet 1 half legal document box, holding 4 legal folders.
Restrictions
Materials in this collection, which were created between 1880 and 1920, are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.
Availability
Collection is open for research.