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Del Amo Estate Company Collection

Identifier: SPC-1979-001
Abstract This collection includes ledgers, business and financial papers, correspondence, photographs, maps, prints, newspaper clippings and other materials related to the incorporation, operations, and liquidation of the Del Amo Estate Company. There are also some personal papers of the company’s founder, Gregorio del Amo. The collection shows aspects of land use and development in Southern California, and is particularly interesting in detailing the construction and development of the Del Amo...
Dates: 1908-1978; Majority of material found within 1926-1964

Del Amo Foundation Collection

Identifier: SPC-1979-002

This collection includes ledgers, correspondence, tax documents, newspapers, scrapbooks, photographs, theses and reports from members of the Board of Trustees, grantees, and staff of the Del Amo Foundation. Subjects include the Spanish Civil War and research and graduate study in Spain and the United States.

Dates: 1927-1984

Del Amo Nurseries Collection

Identifier: SPC-1979-003

Materials in this collection are from the San Pedro Rancho Nursery and Del Amo Nursery. They include ledges, tax documents, correspondence, contract information, catalogs, and artifacts on the subjects of growing and providing landscaping materials, daily business practices, contracts with cities and theme parks, and other topics.

Dates: 1922-1976

Rancho San Pedro Collection

Identifier: SPC-1970-002
Abstract This collection contains legal and business papers related to the Rancho San Pedro and to its owners, the Dominguez family. The Spanish crown gave the Southern California lands of the Rancho San Pedro to Juan Jose Dominguez in 1784, and in 1858 the United States government granted a patent confirming Dominguez family ownership of the Rancho. A few items predate the 1858 patent, but the bulk of the collection is from 1900-1960. Some materials concern the Rancho San Pedro itself, including...
Dates: 1769-1972; Majority of material found within 1900-1960

Title Insurance and Trust Company Records

Identifier: SPC-1998-002

This collection includes correspondence, legal documents, tax documents, and bonds created by the Title Insurance and Trust Company. These materials are related to trusts held by members of the Dominguez family and land that was once part of the Rancho San Pedro.

Dates: 1908-1965

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