The Harry Hazen Papers on the University Farm document student life during the earliest years of the Davis campus. The collection
includes a scrapbook of photos and memorabilia from 1916-1918, the booklet "Harry and I on the University Farm", a 1918 yearbook,
Hazen's 1918 diploma, two family photographs, and booklets on apiculture.
Harry Edward Hazen (1897-1953) was born in Los Angeles, California to Reverend E.A. and Eleanor Hazen. He attended Los Angeles
Polytechnic High School, graduated in 1915, and attended the University of California beginning in the fall of 1916. In 1918,
Hazen was awarded his diploma from the University of California Farm, College of Agriculture. He then moved to Modesto, California,
and became a commercial beekeeper. In 1920, Hazen married Ethel Thamer Blackburn; their daughter Lorraine was born in 1923.
Later that year, the Hazen family returned to Los Angeles, where Harry founded the Hazen Hardwood Flooring Company in North
Hollywood. Harry Hazen remained in Los Angeles until his death in 1953.
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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 Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to
include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.