Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Inventory of the College Park Association Collection
D-512  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (57.91 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • History
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Access
  • Processing Information
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights

  • Creator: College Park Association (Davis, Calif.)
    Title: College Park Association Collection
    Date (inclusive): 1923-1973
    Extent: 1 linear foot
    Abstract: In 1923, a group of Davis citizens formed the College Park Association and developed a new residential area north of the University campus. The collection contains materials relating to the history of the Association including: correspondence, board of directors meeting minutes, and financial statements, as well as several maps.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-512
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    History

    In 1923, a group of Davis citizens formed the College Park Association and developed a new residential area north of the University campus. The group purchased 24.44 acres of land from H.H. and Merle Schmitt for $20,500, subdivided it into lots, and subsequently built homes. Individuals listed on the original articles of incorporation included: F.J Veihmeyer, I.F. Smith, E.H. Hughes, B.D. Moses, H.A. Jones, G.H. Vansell, H.H. Schmitt, E.H. MacGuire, H.E. Jacob, W.E. Tomson, A.H. Hoffman, A.J. Winkler, E.J. Stirniman, A.J. Greer, D.A. Maclise, F.P. Wray, E.S. McBride, W.L. Howard, B.H. Thomas, C.L. Brewer, J.F. Wilson, H.A. Wadsworth, C.B. Williams, W.M. Regan, V.H. Florell, L.J. Fletcher, and J.T. Rosa.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains materials relating to the history of the Association including: correspondence, board of directors meeting minutes, and financial statements, as well as several maps.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged four series: 1. About the College Park Association, 2. Meeting minutes and reports, 3. Correspondence, 4. Water related materials.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    College Park Association (Davis, Calif.)--Archives
    Housing--California--Davis
    Davis (Calif.)--History

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Frank Veihmeyer in 1973.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], College Park Association Collection, D-512, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.