Finding Aid for the King Family Papers, 1860-1920

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the King Family Papers, 1860-1920

Collection number: 1025

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
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Alight Tsai
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Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
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Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, April 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: King Family Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1860-1920
Collection number: 1025
Creator: King Family
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Andrew Jackson King (1836- ) was a lawyer (1858- ), district judge, a member of the California Legislature (1859-1860), and later, a Los Angeles county judge (1869). He also published the Los Angeles News, the first daily newspaper south of San Francisco (1865-1872). The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs, and printed material relating to the King family.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Remi Nadeau, 1965.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], King Family Papers (Collection 1025). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Andrew Jackson King was born in 1836 in Georgia; he came to Los Angeles in July 1852; he was admitted to the bar in San Bernardino in 1858, and was district judge; moved to Los Angeles in 1859; was member of the California legislature, 1859-60; became Los Angeles county judge in 1869; published the Los Angeles News, the first daily newspaper south of San Francisco, 1865-72.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs, and printed material relating to the King family of Los Angeles. Most of the correspondence is with Andrew Jackson King.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Correspondence (Box 1).
  2. Miscellaneous and photographs (Box 2).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
King Family--Archives.
King, Andrew Jackson--Archives.
Judges--California, Southern--Archives.
Family papers.


Container List

 

Correspondence: ca. 1860-1920s

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence to Andrew J. King ca. 1860s from various persons.

Physical Description: 20 letters.
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence to Andrew J. King from various persons. ca. 1870s

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence to Andrew J. King from various persons. ca. 1880-1890s

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence from Andrew J. King to various persons 1860-1874.

Physical Description: 5 letters.
Box 1, Folder 5

Mrs. Andrew J. King ca. 1898-1924.

Box 1, Folder 6

Invitations, etc. A.J. King and Family ca. 1910-20.

Box 1, Folder 7

Miss Laura M. King (Daisy) ca. 1887-1911.

 

Miscellaneous and Photographs

Box 2, Folder 1

Miscellaneous Legal Papers.

Box 2, Folder 2

Articles, Stories, etc.

Box 2, Folder 3

Miscellaneous Cards, Invitations, etc.

Box 2, Folder 4

Miscellaneous Papers, Fragments, Receipts, etc.

Box 2, Folder 5

Clippings, Articles, etc.

Box 2, Folder 6

Keepsakes, Momentos, etc.

Box 2, Folder 7

Photographs.