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California State University Dominguez Hills Master Planning / Site Selection Collection

Identifier: DH-2011-001
Overview This collection includes materials related to the creation of California State College (later University), Dominguez Hills. Reports, correspondence, legislative bills, studies, maps, photographs, and news clippings document the state of California’s decision to build a college in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County, the search for a site, and the development of facility and academic master plans. There are also papers, correspondence, and news clippings related to the college gathered by...
Dates: 1958-1984

Del Amo Estate Company Collection

Identifier: SPC-1979-001
Overview 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 Shopping...
Dates: 1908-1978; Majority of material found within 1926-1964

Documenting COVID-19 in Southern Los Angeles County Collection

Identifier: SPC-2020-018
Overview This collection documents the COVID-19 pandemic as experienced by California State University, Dominguez Hills and Southern Los Angeles County community members. This collection includes student diaries, essays, letters, blogs, digital photographs, videos, local periodicals, and artworks. All materials in this collection are born-digital items, except for two boxes of Daily Breeze newspaper articles which are restricted to on-site use only. Material in this...
Dates: circa February 2020-May 2021

Dominguez Land Company

Identifier: SPC-2009-004
Overview Records of the Dominguez Land Company (1911-1941). Included in the collection are contracts and grant deeds detailing the sale of land throughout the city of Torrance, CA, as well as related correspondence and legal documentation. Also includes documentation of the history of the Dominguez Land Corporation, and details of its sale to Remco-Real Estate Management Company in 1941.
Dates: 1911-1950

Dominguez Water Corporation Collection

Identifier: SPC-1980-001
Overview This collection includes legal documents, correspondence, monthly and yearly financial reports, receipts, photographs, and an artifact. Subjects include payroll, budgets, construction, and residential and industrial water supply.
Dates: 1910-1986

Dominguez Water Corporation Photograph Collection

Identifier: SPC-1900-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 500 4x5 and 2x3 negatives taken for the Dominguez Water Company in the early 1950s. The images document the construction of water infrastructure in eastern Torrance, the unincorporated area that is now Carson, North Long Beach, and Compton. There are also projects relating to the laying of pipe in new housing developments.Other images includes the Water Company’s plant, staff events (sponsored baseball team and Christmas party) machinery, pipes, pipe...
Dates: 1949-1952

Henry Fukuhara Paint Out Collection

Identifier: SPC-2011-002
Overview The focus of the Henry Fukuhara Collection is the art, life, and work of watercolor artist Henry Fukuhara. It includes photographs and notes from various workshops called "paint-outs," held at former Japanese American concentration camps. The collection also includes photographs from exhibits, hand painted correspondence, flyers, gallery information, books, magazines, news clippings, and DVD's. Some of this collection has been digitized and is available online.
Dates: 1992-2011

Judson Grenier Photograph Collection

Identifier: SPC-2007-002
Overview This collection consists of photographs used by Dr. Judson Grenier of California State Dominguez Hills for educational and research purposes. Photographs of paintings, dioramas, landscapes, and people depict the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area from its foundation through the 1980s.
Dates: 1870-1980

Madrona Marsh Collection

Identifier: SPC-2011-003
Overview Madrona Marsh Preserve is a 44-acre nature preserve in Torrance, CA. The preserve was established during the 1970s in a partnership between the Friends of Madrona Marsh and the City of Torrance. The collection includes material related to the history and founding of the preserve; financial documents; correspondence; memorandums; photographs; documents related to programming, projects, wildlife, and education; papers related to the Friends of Madrona Marsh; reference material including...
Dates: 1923, 1949, 1969-2017; undated; Majority of material found within 1980-2003

Rancho San Pedro Collection

Identifier: SPC-1970-002
Overview 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

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California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections 14
University Archives 1
California State University, Dominguez Hills 5
Chanslor-Western Oil and Development Company 3
Standard Oil Company of California 3
Amo, Gregorio del, 1858-1941 2
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Dominguez Estate Company 2
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O’Melveny & Myers 2
Shell Oil Company 2
Union Oil Company of California 2
Watson Land Company 2
Associated Oil Company 1
Beverly-Arnaz Land Company 1
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 1
Cabrero, Eugenio 1
Cain, Leo F. 1
California Public Utilities Commission 1
California State College at Palos Verdes 1
California State College, Dominguez Hills 1
California State University 1
California State University and Colleges. Board of Trustees 1
California State University. Board of Trustees 1
California State University. Office of the Chancellor 1
California. Governor (1959-1967 : Brown) 1
Carson Estate Company 1
Carson, George Henry 1
Carson, Maria Victoria Dominguez 1
Claretian Missionaries 1
Cohn, Kaspare, 1839-1916 1
Cotton, Hamilton H. 1
Del Amo Estate Company 1
Del Amo Foundation 1
Del Amo Nurseries 1
Del Amo, Susana Delfina Dominguez 1
Del Amo, Jaime 1
Dominguez Land Company 1
Dominguez Land Corporation 1
Dominguez Water Company 1
Dominguez, Guadalupe Marcelina 1
Dominguez, Manuel 1
Dominguez-Wilshire Corporation 1
Dumke, Glenn S. 1
Francis Land Company 1
Francis, Maria Jesus de los Reyes Dominguez de 1
Friends of the Madrona Marsh 1
Fukuhara, Henry 1
Grenier, Judson 1
Guyer, Ana Josefa Dominguez de 1
Hand, George H. 1
Ishibashi, Akira 1
Jarrett Estate Company 1
Jones, A. Quincy (Archie Quincy ), 1913-1979 1
Kaspare Cohn Commercial & Savings Bank 1
Kohn, Kaspare 1
Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center 1
Marland Oil Company 1
Nakano, Kiyomi, 1910- 1
O'Melveny, Henry 1
O’Melveny, Henry John 1
Poston Incarceration Camp 1
Poulson, Norris, 1895-1982 1
Ramona Properties 1
Remco-Real Estate Management Company 1
Reyes-Dominguez Company 1
Richfield Oil Corporation 1
San Pedro Ranch Nursery 1
Sato, Dale Ann 1
Tallon, Thomas V. 1
Title Insurance and Trust Company (1893-1968) 1
Union Bank & Trust Company of Los Angeles 1
Valencia Spanish Tile Corporation 1
Victory Oil Company 1
Walter H. Leimert Co. 1
Watson, Maria Dolores Dominguez de 1
Welton Becket and Associates 1
Wilshire-New Hampshire Corporation 1
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