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Finding aid for the Joseph Benjamin Colling Papers MS.503
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Description
Joseph Benjamin Colling was an early resident of Los Angeles, California born in 1875 and died sometime after 1952. After 1918 he became a resident of Del Monte, California and worked for Del Monte Hotel specializing in fine printing. This collection consists of correspondence and writings of Joseph Benjamin Colling, created between 1950-1951. His writings, or "reminiscences," describe Colling's time in Los Angeles from 1878-1918. This collection also includes the "reminiscences" of Colling's wife, Aurelia E. Rowland Colling, which describes her experiences in Los Angeles from 1905-1949. Aurelia E. Rowland, was the granddaughter of pioneer John Rowland.
Background
Joseph Benjamin Colling was an early resident of Los Angeles, California born in 1875 and died sometime after 1952. After 1918 he became a resident of Del Monte, California and worked for Del Monte Hotel specializing in fine printing.
Extent
0.1 Linear feet (4 folders)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
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.