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Finding aid for the Zoraya Filema Foley journal

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein, 2014 May

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
Foley, Zoraya Filema, 1893-1911
Title
Zoraya Filema Foley journal
Collection no.
6076
Date
1907 April-June
Extent
0.9 Linear feet, 1 box
Language
English
Textual materials [Box]
1
Abstract
A 30 page journal written between April 14 and June 1, 1907 by Zoraya Filema Foley. Foley was 14 years old when she wrote the journal. The entries describe her activities as a young lady of some means in early 20th century Los Angeles. She was the daughter of W.I. Foley (1856-1921), an attorney who was the law partner of Henry Tifft Gage, who served as governor of California from 1899-1902. Her mother was Sara Dolores Sepulveda (1866-1906), a member of the Sepulveda and Lugo families, prominent landowners, politicians, and military men during the Spanish and Mexican rule of California. Foley attended the Westlake School for Girls, the Cumnock School, the Dobinson School, and the Egan Dramatic School. Foley died in 1911 at the age of 18.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Zoraya Filema Foley journal, Collection no. 6076, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Biographical note

Zoraya Filema Foley was the daughter of W.I. Foley (1856-1921), an attorney who was the law partner of Henry Tifft Gage, who served as governor of California from 1899-1902. Her mother was Sara Dolores Sepulveda (1866-1906), a member of the Sepulveda and Lugo families, prominent landowners, politicians, and military men during the Spanish and Mexican rule of California. Foley attended the Westlake School for Girls, the Cumnock School, the Dobinson School, and the Egan Dramatic School. Foley died in 1911 at the age of 18.

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Scope and Content

A 30 page journal written between April 14 and June 1, 1907 by Zoraya Filema Foley describing a her daily activities as a young lady of some means in early 20th century Los Angeles. Foley was 14 years old when she wrote the journal.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2014 May
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

Purchased from The Bookshop, April 21, 2014.

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Controlled Access Headings

Family Name(s)

  • Lugo family -- Archives
  • Sepulveda family -- Archives

Genre(s)

  • Journals (accounts)

Geographic Name(s)

  • Los Angeles (Calif.)--History--20th century--Archival resources
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)--Social life and customs--20th century--Archival resources

Personal Name(s)

  • Foley, Zoraya Filema, 1893-1911 -- Archives

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