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Finding Aid for the Frederick Baker Collection of Avalon City Council Minutes, 1913-1942
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frederick Baker Collection of Avalon City Council Minutes,
    Date (inclusive): 1913-1942
    Collection number: 805
    Creator: Baker, Frederick
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Frederick Baker served as city attorney for the city of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles County, California. The collection consists of an incomplete set of copies of Avalon city council meeting minutes for 1913-1942.
    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frederick Baker Collection of Avalon City Council Minutes (Collection 805). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Frederick Baker served as city attorney for the city of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles County, California; the successful incorporation election for the city was held June 19, 1913; the first meeting of the city's Board of Trustees (later the City Council) was held June 26, 1913; it was incorporated as a municipality of the 6th class by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, June 23, 1923.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of an incomplete set of copies of city council meeting minutes from Avalon, California for June 26, 1913-May 4, 1942; July 1924-1929 (except November 18 & 25, 1929), and 1934-1941 are missing. The file of the minutes belonged to the city attorney for Avalon, Frederick Baker, and contains notes addressed to him and a few holograph corrections of the minutes.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Baker, Frederick--Archives.
    Avalon (Calif.). Board of Trustees--Archives.
    Avalon (Calif.)--Politics and government.