Papers of Reginaldo F. del Valle, 1835-1938 (bulk 1920-1937).


Papers of Reginaldo F. del Valle, 1835-1938 (bulk 1920-1937).

The collection consists of letters, manuscripts, documents (including one bound volume) and maps (in English and Spanish) related to the life and career of Reginald Francisco del Valle. It includes materials on California politics and government, water resources, agriculture in the Owens Valley, the St. Francis Dam disaster, Stephen Mallory White, the Del Valle family (including a copy of the will of Ygnacio del Valle) and the William Mulholland Memorial. There are also land papers for the Camulos Ranch in Ventura County, California.

371 pieces.4 boxes.4 folders.



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Del Valle family. (family)

White, Stephen Mallory, 1853-1901 (person)

Stephen Mallory White was born in San Francisco in 1853. In 1874 he moved to Los Angeles, where he practiced law and became involved in Democratic party politics. White married Hortense Sacriste in 1883 and, during that same year, started a one-year term as District Attorney. Three years later White became a state Senator representing the district in and around Los Angeles. He won a seat in the United States Senate in 1893 and saw his term through to 1899. White died in 1901 at the age of 48. ...

Mulholland, William, 1855-1935 (person)

Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo Francisco), 1854-1938 (person)

Reginaldo Francisco del Valle (1854-1938) was the son of Ygnacio del Valle (1808-1880), who served as Alcalde of Los Angeles in 1850 and as a state assemblyman in 1852. Reginaldo grew up in Los Angeles and at the family home, Camulous Ranch, in Ventura County. He studied law, was elected to the state assembly (1879) and the state senate (1882), and was a director of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (1927-29). From the description of Papers of Reginaldo F. del Va...