Del Valle Collection, ca.1870s-1900

Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
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2013


Descriptive Summary

Title: Del Valle Collection, ca.1870s-1900
Dates: 1870-1900
Collection Number: P-014
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 2 linear feet (Boxes: letter, flat, 1 ov)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
Abstract: Photos of the Ygnacio and Reginaldo del Valle families, active in California business and government in the 19th century. Mostly family photos, including views taken at their Rancho Camulos, located in today’s Ventura County, California.
Language of Material: English

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Preferred Citation

Del Valle Collection, ca.1870s-1900. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Biography/Administrative History

Ygnacio, (1808-1880), born in Jalisco, Mexico, was the son of Antonio Seferino del Valle (1788-1841), who came to California in the Spanish army in 1819. Ygnacio engaged in the cattle and wine businesses and held at various local and state offices in California. His son, Reginaldo Francisco (1854-1938), was also active in state politics.

Scope and Content of Collection

Photos of the Ygnacio and Reginaldo del Valle families, active in California business and government in the 19th century. Includes Ysabel Varela del Valle (Reginaldo’s mother); and other family members. Mostly family photos, including views taken at their Rancho Camulos, located in today’s Ventura County, California. See also P-78 for additional photographs. Part of Del Valle Family Papers (Gen. Col. 1002).

Indexing Terms

Californios
Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo Francisco), 1854-1938