Tibbets Family Collection
Title: Tibbets Family Collection
Collection Number: GC 1018
Extent: .4 linear feet (Boxes: 1 legal)
Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: Letters and clippings pertaining to the Luther and Eliza Tibbets family.
Language of Material: English
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Tibbets Family Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Scope and Content of Collection
Letters and clippings pertaining to the Luther and Eliza Tibbets family. Primarily concerns the dispute over whether Luther
or Eliza was responsible for planting the first navel orange trees in Riverside, California. There are several files of correspondence
between Minnie Tibbits Mills, the daughter of Luther and Eliza, about this topic. The collection also includes biographical
sketches about Luther C. Tibbets.