Finding Aid to the Westlake Park, Los Angeles History Correspondence MS.506

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 September 27


Title: Westlake Park, Los Angeles History Correspondence
Identifier/Call Number: MS.506
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder)
Date (inclusive): 1942-1950
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and memoirs from 1942-1950 between Mayor Fletcher Bowron, Mary J. Workman, and Dora B. Weatherwax regarding the origin of Westlake Park (now MacArthur Park) in Los Angeles, California and the involvement of John Henry Bryant in the 1880s.
creator: Bowron, Fletcher, 1887-1968
creator: Weatherwax, Dora B.
creator: Workman, Mary J.

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 September 27, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence and memoirs from 1942-1950 between Mayor Fletcher Bowron, Mary J. Workman, and Dora B. Weatherwax regarding the origin of Westlake Park (now MacArthur Park) in Los Angeles, California and the involvement of John Henry Bryant in the 1880s.

Preferred citation

Text: Westlake Park, Los Angeles History Correspondence 1942-1950, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.506.

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Access

Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

Acquisition

Donation from Mary Foy, circa 1950 June 15.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Bryant, John Henry
Los Angeles (Calif.)
MacArthur Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Parks