Papers of Selena Gray Galt Ingram, 1884-1938.


Papers of Selena Gray Galt Ingram, 1884-1938.

The collection consists of a series of diaries (37 volumes, 1900-1938) and 8 photograph albums related to Selena Gray Galt Ingram. The diaries reflect the social life and customs of the Los Angeles area (1902-1938), and there are descriptions of the Banning family, the Patton family, Santa Catalina Island, and the Imperial Valley. There are also passing references to the Southern Pacific Company and the Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railroad Co. Some diaries also document the few years Ingram spent in St. Albans (Vt.), Empalme (Mexico), and Berkeley, Mill Valley, San Francisco, and San Rafael (Calif.). The photograph albums include images of many of the same people and places listed above, as well as some photographs of Yosemite.

98 pieces.8 boxes.

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Ingram, Selena Gray Galt, 1859-1942 (person)

Selena Gray Galt Ingram (1859-1942) was the wife of Robert Hord Ingram (1860-1934), executive with Southern Pacific Railroad Co. in Los Angeles and in Sonora, Mexico, General Manager of the Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railroad Co., and owner of ranch property in the Imperial Valley. Mrs. Ingram was active in society, forming close friendships with the Banning and Patton families and enjoying outings at Santa Catalina Island. From the description of Papers of Selena Gray Galt Ingra...

Southern Pacific Company (corporateBody)

What started as a boycott by the American Railway Union against Pullman's Palace Car Co. in 1894 escalated to a strike covering the area from Chicago to the Pacific Coast. On the premise of interfering with the mails the federal government intervened and crushed the strike. From the description of Journal of incidents in San Francisco resulting from the American Railway Union strike, 1894 June 27-Aug. 31. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record ...

Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railroad Co. (corporateBody)