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Land tenure

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Den, Bell, and Luton Families Papers

Identifier: MS-07

The papers of the Den, Bell, and Luton Families are focused largely on land ownership by brothers Nicholas and Richard Den, early settlers of Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, and their heirs. They highlight the transition in land tenure during the Mexican period and early years of California statehood as well as the inner operations of land and oil development in Santa Barbara County during the first part of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1784 - 1974

Clifton F. Smith Papers

Identifier: MS-35
Dates: 1828-1996