Photographs and slides taken by Phila and George
Caldwell on a Los Angeles Natural History Museum collecting expedition to Kenya
in 1971, and on a Society Expedition cruise to the Antarctic in 1987.
Phila and George Caldwell were well-known philanthropists who supported
cultural, educational, and family-support institutions in Southern California.
These world travelers were trustees of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
and sometimes accompanied Museum staff on collection expeditions. The Caldwells
owned the Milbank House in Santa Monica, Calif., a remarkably well preserved
Craftsman style home built in 1911 by Phila Caldwell's grandfather, Isaac
Milbank. Through Mrs. Caldwell's initiative the house was designated a Santa
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
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