Rancho San Luis Rey Collection

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Rancho San Luis Rey Collection

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
Bonsall (Calif.) -- History -- Sources ; Cooper, Charles E. -- Archives ; Horse racing -- California -- San Diego County -- History -- Sources ; Rancho San Luis Rey (Calif.) -- Archives ; San Diego County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Description:
Rancho San Luis Rey was one of the most prominent horse-breeding ranches in the Southwestern United States during the 1930s and 1940s. Owned and operated by Charles E. Cooper, the ranch bred, sold, and ran horses throughout California and Tijuana. Cooper was an integral part of the early development of North San Diego County (Bonsal), the Del Mar Race Track, horse racing in California, and Wilshire Boulevard.The collection documents Cooper's early life horse breeding and racing, ranching, commerce, land development, and politics. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, financial records, breeding lists, photographs, and publicity.
Dates covered:
1917-1948
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
25.00 linear feet
For more information:
Additional Information (Finding Aid Database)
Additional Information (the PAC)
Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Rancho San Luis Rey Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.