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Papers of Harold G. Ferguson
2018_07  
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Description
This collection contains papers pertaining to Harold G. Ferguson and the Harold G. Ferguson Corporation. The Harold G. Ferguson Corporation was involved with the subdivision and sale of land in Southern California.
Background
Harold G. Ferguson was born in Vancouver, Canada on August 31, 1888. Later that same year he moved with his family to the United States. Ferguson attended Hollywood High School and later Stanford University, where he studied law. After college, Ferguson worked for the City of Los Angeles as Deputy City Prosecutor. Additionally, in 1911 he joined the National Guard, rising to the rank of 1st Lieutenant by 1918, when he when he was sent to France as the Adjutant of the 143rd Field Artillery. He eventually attained the rank of Major. After his return to Los Angeles, Ferguson founded, and was the first commander, of the Hollywood Post of the American Legion.
Extent
3 document boxes; 1 linear foot, 5.5 inches
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Sherman Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The Sherman Library does not hold the copyright.
Availability
Collection is open for research.