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J. Paul Getty family collected papers, 1880s-1989, undated (bulk 1911-1977)

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Getty (J. Paul) family collected papers, circa 1880s-1989, undated
Series II. George F. Getty I and Sarah C. Getty papers, 1890, 1904-1921, 1928, 1931-1934, 1939, undated (bulk 1911-1912) 0.7 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Series II.B. Sarah C. Getty papers, 1908, 1909, 1919, 1921, 1931-1934, 1939, undated 0.1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Material comprises papers, with dates scattered between 1908 and 1939, once belonging to Sarah Catherine McPherson Risher Getty (1852-1941), including four letters, one postcard, and a souvenir booklet from her son, J. Paul Getty. Also included are two postcards from other relatives, a promissory note, and a few documents related to real estate development and water association stocks. Some documents are signed by both Sarah and her husband, George. Please note that although Sarah signed personal correspondence "Sara," most of the notarized documents and J. Paul Getty's autobiography spell her first name "Sarah," by which she is more commonly known.
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Material is arranged in rough chronological order.
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2010.IA.17-03 Promissory note and other signed documents related to real estate development and water association stock, 1908, 1909, 1919, 1921
2010.IA.17-03 Souvenir booklet "Views of Athens," signed "To Mother from Paul," Christmas 1913 (17 colored prints of landmarks in and around Athens, Greece, mounted on green pages, and bound with a ribbon.)
2010.IA.17-03 Correspondence from son, Paul, 1931, 1934
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1986.IA.22-01 25 Postcard to Mrs. George F. Getty from her grandson, George F. Getty II and his mother, Jeannette, 1932
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2010.IA.17-03 Postcard of the Panama Canal from her grandson, George F. Getty II, 1939


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