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Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives with Patricia Ortleb

Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives with Patricia Ortleb

Afternoons in Special Collections & Archives with Patricia Ortleb

WEDNESDAY, October 17, 2012, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 Patricia Ortlieb Researcher and Author

Patricia Ortlieb will be discussing her years of researching the life and many contributions of Riverside's most famous "Founding Mother," Eliza Lovell Tibbets. As the great-great granddaughter of  Tibbetts, Ms. Ortlieb had access to family archives that greatly enriched her exploration into the fascinating of the story of the dynamic woman who fostered the introduction of the navel orange tree in Riverside. Ms. Ortlieb will also be discussing her book, Creating an Orange Utopia: Eliza Lovell Tibbets & the Birth of California's Citrus Industry.

Patricia Ortlieb is a great-great granddaughter of Eliza Lovell Tibbets. A San Diego Resident, she has volunteered as a docent at the San Diego Museum of Art for the past ten years. Before that, she served for more than two decades as a trainer, counselor, and teacher specializing in training skills and therapeutic behavior modification, including assertive and humanistic psychology.

A small reception will follow each event.

For additional information contact Special Collections & Archives at specialcollections@ucr.edu or by telephone 951-827-3233.



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