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Finding Aid for the Estelle Doheny Miscellanea, 1934-1974
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Estelle Doheny Miscellanea,
    Date (inclusive): 1934-1974
    Collection number: 463
    Creator: Doheny, Estelle, 1875-1958
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Carrie Estelle Betzold (1875-1958) married Edward L. Doheny, a Wisconsin-born Colorado miner who discovered oil in Los Angeles in 1892. When her husband died, Estelle Doheny inherited a fortune, with which she created a fine book collection. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed material related to Estelle Doheny and her library.
    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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Purchase, 1997.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Estelle Doheny Miscellanea (Collection 463). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Carrie Estelle Betzold was born in 1875; married Edward L. Doheny, a Wisconsin-born Colorado miner who discovered oil in Los Angeles in 1892; when her husband died, Estelle Doheny inherited a fortune, with which she created a fine book collection and funded various Catholic charities; died in 1958.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed material related to Estelle Doheny and her library. Includes 2 letters from Doheny to Robert O. Schad, a photocopy of the Doheny bibliography, and 3 8x10 black and white photographs of Doheny, Schad, and Lucille Miller examining Doheny's Gutenberg bible.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Doheny, Estelle, 1875-1958--Archives.
    Women book collectors--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Online resources.