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Finding Aid for the Clarence Urban Papers, 1939-1953
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Clarence Urban Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1939-1953
    Collection number: 1209
    Creator: Urban, Clarence, b. 1878
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 1 carton (1.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Clarence Urban (1878- ) was a realtor until he was appointed Real Estate Commissioner of California on June 28, 1939. He also served as president of the Urban Mortgage Company (Los Angeles). The collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, a handbook, and memorabilia and correspondence of Clarence Urban.
    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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Joan Perkal, May 1978.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Clarence Urban Papers (Collection 1209). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Urban was born on May 1, 1878 in Jacksonville, Texas; owned five weekly newspapers in Texas before coming to Los Angeles and working as a realtor until he was appointed Real Estate Commissioner of California on June 28, 1939; also served as president of the Urban Mortgage Company (Los Angeles); wrote Successful real estate practice (1950).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, a handbook, and memorabilia and correspondence of Clarence Urban, a Los Angeles realtor originally from Texas, as Real Estate Commissioner of California, 1939, and his acquittal in court proceedings in 1940.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Urban, Clarence, b. 1878--Archives.
    California. State Real Estate Division--Officials and employees--Archival resources.
    Real estate agents--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.