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Wolfskill (Lewis) Papers
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Description
A collection of material related to the personal and professional life of Lewis Wolfskill, California rancher and businessman.
Background
Lewis Wolfskill (1848-1884) was a Southern California rancher and businessman; he was the son of pioneer landowner, William Wolfskill and Magdalena Lugo. Lewis Wolfskill married Luisa Dalton, daughter of Henry Dalton, another ranch owner in the Los Angeles area. Wolfskill held extensive interests in ranching, mining, real estate, and other business ventures. In 1866 he inherited Rancho Santa Anita but sold it soon after. He conducted the affairs of Henry Dalton from 1873 to 1875 and managed the Centinela Orchard of Rancho Aguaje de Centinela from 1873 to 1879 for Robert Burnett.
Extent
15.2 Linear Feet (13 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information.