Guide to the Irving Wright Benton Collection, 1880s-1952

Processed by Teresa Fitzgerald; machine-readable finding aid created by Genie Guerard
Pasadena Museum of History
Research Library and Archives
470 West Walnut Street
Pasadena, California 91103-3594
Phone: (626) 577-1660, Ext. 13
Fax: (626) 577-1662
Email: research@pasadenahistory.org
URL: http://www.pasadenahistory.org
© 2000
Pasadena Museum of History. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Irving Wright Benton Collection, 1880s-1952

Pasadena Museum of History



Research Library and Archives

Pasadena, California

Contact Information:

  • Pasadena Museum of History
  • Research Library and Archives
  • 470 West Walnut Street
  • Pasadena, California 91103-3594
  • Phone: (626) 577-1660, Ext. 13
  • Fax: (626) 577-1662
  • Email: research@pasadenahistory.org
  • URL: http://www.pasadenahistory.org
Processed by:
Teresa Fitzgerald
Encoded by:
Genie Guerard
© 2000 Pasadena Museum of History. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Irving Wright Benton Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1880s-1952
Origination: Benton, Irving Wright
Extent: 1 Box
Repository: Pasadena Museum of History
Pasadena, California 91103-3594
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open to the public for research. Use is restricted by rules intended to protect and preserve the materials in good condition for the future. For additional information please contact the Pasadena Museum of History.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Suggested citation of these records: [Identification of item], Irving Wright Benton Collection, Research Library and Archives, Pasadena Museum of History.

Biographical Note

Irving Wright Benton (1888-1952) came to Pasadena from Florida in 1906 with his mother, Lutie Wright Benton and his grandparents. Lutie Wright Benton was a prominent Pasadena socialite. Irving Wright Benton was married first to Helen May Adams and then to Lillian A. Benton. At one time Benton was a prominent Pasadena businessman working in sales. He was also the sales manager at General Motors Truck Company of California.

Scope and Content

The Irving Wright Benton Collection (1880s-1952) includes personal items and photographs.

Key to Arangement

Box 1, Folder 1

Personal items including marriage license, 1942

 

Obituary for Benton, 1952 and his mother, Lutie Wright Benton, 1914

Box 1, Folder 2-9

Photographs

Box 1, Folder 10

Social Register of Southern California, 1925

 

Midwick Country Club bylaws, rules, roster of members, 1930

Box 1, Folder 11

California Yacht Club Roster, August 1930