In honor of the hundredth anniversary of the publication of Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic Tarzan of the Apes Ralph J.Herman, Sr. spoke on the history of Tarzana August 12, 2012
David Hagopian, Branch Manager of the Encino-Tarzana Library, wrote an article, published in the Huffington Post, 8/16/12.
Los Angeles Public Library has an extensive collection on these subjects:
Edgar Rice Burroughs
John Carter, by Edgar Rice Burroughs
See also, special collection of Burroughs books in the Encino-Tarzana Branch Library.
Subjects to explore online:
Edgar Rice Burroughs.com
Edgar Rice Burroughs. Wikipedia.
"Tarzana, Los Angeles", Wikipedia
Tarzan. ERB Tarzan.
ERBzine. Official Edgar Rice Burroughs Tribute and Weekly Webzine Site.