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Doheny family papers
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Description
The collection consists of clippings, photographs and photograph albums, legal documents and correspondence, created by and about various members of the Doheny family, including Lucy Estelle Doheny and her husband, Van Cott Niven; and legal documents, including copies of Lucy Estelle Doheny's birth certificate (box 1). Also included are color photographs of the Doheny chapel in Camarillo; photographs of various members of the Doheny family, including Ned Doheny; a copy of the New York Herald Tribune from 1892 (box 2); and many photographs and albums of the Doheny home on Chester Place (boxes 3-12); the Doheny home at 15 E. 84th Street in New York City (box 13); Doheny Memorial Library, including two albums documenting exhibitions held in the Treasure Room (boxes 14-17); and a scrapbook documenting the travels of the S.Y. Casiana to Alaska in 1922, and a view of the Doheny's private train car (box 18).
Extent
19.73 Linear Feet 19 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of Special Collections at specol@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
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