Finding Aid for the Frederick Baker Collection of Avalon City Council Minutes, 1913-1942

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Finding Aid for the Frederick Baker Collection of Avalon City Council Minutes, 1913-1942

Collection number: 805

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
UCLA Library Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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 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 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.

Preferred Citation

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

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230348 

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.


Container List

 

Minutes, June 26, 1913-May 4, 1942

Creator/Collector: Avalon, Calif. City Council
Physical Description: (ca. 3000 leaves in 3 boxes, typescript copies)

Scope and Content Note

An incorporation election for the City of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles County, California was held June 19, 1913; and it was incorporated as a municipality of the 6th Class by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, June 23, 1923. The first meeting of the City's Board of Trustees (later the City Council) was held June 26, 1913.
This file of the minutes belonged to Frederick Baker, City Attorney for Avalon and contains notes addressed to him and a few holograph corrections of the minutes.
Minutes for July 1924-1929 (except November 18 & 25, 1929); and 1934-1941 are missing.