Los Angeles County Incorporation Records (Second Series)

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Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
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2019


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

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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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