Henry E. Huntington as a prophet, 1938, December 20.

ArchivalResource

Solano, Alfred, b.1857. Henry E. Huntington as a prophet, 1938, December 20.

Henry E. Huntington as a prophet, 1938, December 20.

Tribute to Henry E. Huntington written by Alfred Solano after a visit to the Huntington grounds in 1938. Solano recalls his conversations with Huntington regarding the latter's predictions for future land values in Southern California, which Solano describes as the future "mecca of the United States."

1 manuscript, 2 pages.

Related Entities

There are 3 Entities related to this resource.

Solano, Alfred, b.1857.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gc0t2s (person)

Alfred Solano was a surveyor of Southern California from 1875. He worked closely with surveyors George Hansen and Sidney B. Reeve. From the description of Henry E. Huntington as a prophet, 1938, December 20. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 776686523 ...

Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fz122m (corporateBody)

Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63f506t (person)

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...