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Los Angeles County Incorporation Records (Second Series)
GC 1145.1  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Los Angeles County Incorporation Records (Second Series)
    Dates: 1903-1939
    Collection Number: GC 1145.1
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1093 Legal Boxes
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
    Abstract: Articles of incorporation, including records for businesses, organizations and churches incorporated in Los Angeles County. This second series, covering the 1920s and 1930s, will fill in the gaps of the first series collection of bulk dates ranging 1854-1938.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Los Angeles County Incorporation Records (Second Series). Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Articles of incorporation include records for businesses, organizations and churches incorporated in Los Angeles County. Businesses include oil, investment and construction companies; automobile and motion picture enterprises. Social organizations, to name a few, include Culver City Woman’s Club; Downey Athletic Club; South Gate Social Club; Maywood Methodist Episcopal Church; The Midnight Mission; Buffalo Club of Long Beach, California; and Greek Political Club of America. Records may include dissolutions and name changes. Street addresses are not provided in the records. Incorporators’ names are listed; many, but not all documents have original signatures. This second series, covering the 1920s and 1930s, will fill in the gaps of the first series collection: General Collection 1145 (Los Angeles Incorporation Records (First Series), containing records from 1854 to 1922; 1930 to 1933; and 1935 to 1938. 1903-1939 (bulk is 1922-1939)

    Indexing Terms

    Public records -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Records and correspondence

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