Finding Aid for the Macomber Family Collection about Race Horse Breeding, 1900-1930

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Finding Aid for the Macomber Family Collection about Race Horse Breeding, 1900-1930

Collection number: 1443

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Kayla Landesman, 1986
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2004
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Macomber Family Collection about Race Horse Breeding,
Date (inclusive): 1900-1930
Collection number: 1443
Creator: McCumber family
Extent: 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Macomber family of race horse breeders and ranchers lived in Los Angeles, Tulare and San Jose, California. The collection consists of photographs, ephemera, an album, and a catalog relating to the horse breeding and ranching interests of the Macomber family: A.K. Macomber, John Kingsley Macomber, and Dr. Henry Macomber.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

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

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lee Perkal, 1979.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Macomber Family Collection about Race Horse Breeding (Collection 1443). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233388 

Biography

The Macomber family of race horse breeders and ranchers lived in Los Angeles, Tulare and San Jose, California.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of photographs, ephemera, an album, and a catalog relating to the horse breeding and ranching interests of the Macomber family: A.K. Macomber, John Kingsley Macomber, and Dr. Henry Macomber. Includes photographs of Ausaymas Ranch, Pacheco Creek, a photograph album of a French chateau with racing stables, photographs of horses and an auction catalog for the disposal of H.J. Macomber's racing stable.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
McCumber family--Archives.
Race horses--California--Archival resources.
Family papers.
Photographs.


Container List

 

Papers. ca. 1900-1930

Creator/Collector: Macomber Family Collection
Physical Description: (1 oversize flat box)

Scope and Content Note

Comprises photographs, ephemera and album relating to the horse breeding and ranching interests of A.K. Macomber, John Kingsley Macomber, and Dr. Henry Macomber.
  • 1. Roads - Calif.
  • 2. Horses - Pictures, illustration, etc.
  • 3. France - Views (Residences)
  • 4. Horse racing - Calif.
  • 5. Santa Clara Co. - Views.