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Launer Family, 1929-05-16 - 1985-10-10

 Sub-Group — Document box: 43
Identifier: 12-1

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

The Local History Collection focuses on the history of Orange County California and the cities within Orange County, Southern California and to a lesser extent California as a whole. All Time periods from 1776-2012 (to date) are covered. The collection includes 3860 cataloged books and pamphlets, correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, maps, memoribilia. papers, periodicals, posters and photographs.


  • 1929-05-16 - 1985-10-10



From the Collection: 733 boxes (733 boxes, 3860 volumes in 429 linear feet plus two large orange cabinets drawers and two map cases drawers. )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Materials belonging to the Launer family, descendents of John G. Launer (1863-1929), who moved with his family from Illinois to La Habra, California in 1898, where he became a rancher and later mayor.

Albert Launer, one of John G. Launer's five sons, served as city attorney for Fullerton, Brea, La Habra and Placentia, and his wife Lulu Convis Launer was a teacher and community organizer in Orange County and Los Angeles.


Repository Details

Part of the CSUF University Archives & Special Collections Repository

University Archives & Special Collections
Pollak Library South Room 352 (PLS 352)
Fullerton CA 92831-3599 USA
(657) 278-4751