California Yankee : William R. Staats, business pioneer : manuscript, 1944.
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Henry Edwards Huntington (1850-1927), founder of the Huntington Library, was born in Oneonta, New York. In 1892 he went to San Francisco to work for his uncle, Collis Potter Huntington, who was President of the Southern Pacific Railway Company. After Collis's death in 1900 and Henry's purchase of the Shorb ranch in 1902, Henry moved his business interests to the Los Angeles area, organizing the Pacific Electric Railway Company, the Huntington Land and Improvement Company, and other real estate a...
Wilson was an author and biographer. From the description of Carol G. Wilson research notes and writing relating to Santa Clara County, [undated]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122509254 Carol Green Wilson was born in Livingston, Montana, on April 16, 1892. She received a B.A. from Stanford in 1914, and served as editor of the Stanford Alumni Magazine from 1918-1921, and again from 1928-1935. In addition to the biography of her uncle William R. Staats ...
Southern California Edison (SCE) is the largest electric utility in California and one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric utilities, serving more than 13 million people in 15 counties of central, coastal and southern California. Based in Rosemead, California, the utility has been providing electric service in the region for more than 120 years. From the description of Records of Southern California Edison, 1848-1989. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical G...
Founded in December 1904 by George Ellery Hale and funded by the Carnegie Institution, the Mount Wilson Observatory quickly became one of the 20th century's major astronomical research centers. Located just north of Los Angeles high atop the San Gabriel Mountains, the observatory took full advantage of Southern California's clear nights and uniquely steady air. The observatory's 60" telescope completed in 1908 was the largest then in existence. In 1917, another Mount Wilson telescope, 100" in di...