Avila Family Papers

1824-1940


Descriptive Summary

Title: Avila Family Papers
Dates: 1824-1940
Collection Number: GC 1239
Creator/Collector:
Extent: (Boxes: 1 legal)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: Documents of the Avilas, an early California family. Includes historical account by Carolina Avila. English and Spanish. 1824 - 1940.
Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian

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Preferred Citation

Avila Family Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Biography/Administrative History

The Avilas held title to Rancho Tajauta, situated in present-day Watts and Compton.

Scope and Content of Collection

Documents of the Avilas, an early California family. Includes historical account by Carolina Avila. English and Spanish. 1824 - 1940. [Most photographs have been moved to P-78 Portrait Collection; one photograph is in P-14 Del Valle photograph collection.]