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Patricia Ortlieb collection on Eliza L. Tibbets
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Description
This collection contains research notes, articles, photographs, documents, and other material compiled by Patricia Ortlieb, author and great-great-granddaughter of Eliza L. Tibbets, as she conducted research for the book "Creating an Orange Utopia: Eliza Lovell Tibbets and the Birth of California's Citrus Industry" that she co-authored with Peter Economy. Includes material related to the people, places, and events that shaped the life of Eliza L. Tibbets and the generations of her descendants that followed.
Background
Eliza L. Tibbets (1823-1898) is most widely known for her role in introducing the first Washington navel orange and founding the citrus industry and cultural landscape of orange groves in California. Eliza L. Tibbets was a horticulturist, early California pioneer, spiritualist, abolitionist, suffragist, and renowned citizen of Riverside, California.
Extent
12.75 linear feet (8 record storage boxes, 3 document boxes, 1 flat storage box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California 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 by the researcher.
Availability
Boxes 1-8, 10-12 of this collection are open for research.