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Banning Collection, ca. late 19th-early 20th century
P-185  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Banning Collection, ca. late 19th-early 20th century
    Dates: 1877-1930
    Collection Number: P-185
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .4 linear feet (Boxes: 1 letter, 1 ov)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Photograph album. Many photographs are identified "JBB" possibly for Joseph Brent Banning. Includes construction of Banning family home in Wilmington, California; Banning family; San Pedro harbors; ships; and Canal Street. Some Hancock Banning papers. circa 1877-1930, undated
    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

    Banning Collection, ca. late 19th-early 20th century. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Banning family was headed by Phineas Banning (1830-1885) who is today considered the Father of the Los Angeles Harbor. Upon his arrival to the city in 1851, he built a system of transportation including overland passage roads and shipping access at Wilmington and San Pedro.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photograph album. Many photographs are identified "JBB" possibly for Joseph Brent Banning. Includes construction of Banning family home in Wilmington, California; Banning family; San Pedro harbors; ships; and Canal Street. Some Hancock Banning papers. circa 1877-1930, undated