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Guide to the True/Lund Family Collection (1893-1989)

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Collection Number

2013H.2.1

Creator

This collection was assembled by Mary Ann (Thomas) True, Trella Luene (True) Jensen, and Truella Louise (Jensen) Lund.  It was donated to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History on May 20, 2013 by Otto and Joyce Lund.

Extent

Number of Containers: 4 Boxes
Linear Feet: 12 Linear Feet

Repository

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Archives
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Abstract

This collection consists primarily of the personal diaries of Mary Ann (Thomas) True, Trella Luene (True) Jensen, and Truella Louise (Jensen) Lund (1893-1989).  James Rawlings True and his new bride Mary Ann moved to Santa Cruz in 1878/79.  Trella Luene True was born in Santa Cruz, CA in 1889 – she lived her entire life in Santa Cruz dying in 1976.  She married Otto William Jensen in 1914, he was a carriage maker and automobile dealer.  Truelle Louise Jensen was born in Santa Cruz in 1915.  She was a police officer for Santa Cruz from 1944 to 1948, she was then a social worker.  She married Virgil Victor Lund 1945.  He was a mechanic for Lone Star Industries.  The collection reflects the personal observations and feelings of Mary Ann (Thomas) True, Trella Luene (True) Jensen, and Truella Louise (Jensen) Lund.

Location

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Preferred Citation

True/Lund Family Collection, The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the head of Archives at MAH.  Researchers may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to use material not produced by museum personnel.

Process By

G. Gardner

Date Completed

2013

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