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George S. Pelton (1886-1967) Papers
GC 1019  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: George S. Pelton (1886-1967) Papers
    Dates: 1925-1945
    Collection Number: GC 1019
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 7 legal, 1 legal oversize)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Correspondence, maps and legal papers dealing mostly with mining and re-working ancient silver deposits in Hildalgo, Mexico, at Pachuca and Real del Monte, ca. 1920's-1940's.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    George S. Pelton (1886-1967) Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Associated with National Mine in Nevada, later a prominent Los Angeles automobile dealer.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, maps and legal papers dealing mostly with mining and re-working ancient silver deposits in Hildalgo, Mexico, at Pachuca and Real del Monte, ca. 1920's-1940's. Mexican correspondence mostly with Attorney Evaristo Paredes. Oversize box contains three photos: including Pelton with Shirley Temple; and Pelton with Warner Baxter.