San Diego Memorabilia Collection, 1868-1976
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Brief Description:

The San Diego Memorabilia Collection contains historic ephemera related to San Diego. Brochures, tickets, programs, labels, flyers, photographs, stereoscopic views, pamphlets, and postcards are all part of the collection. Most materials do not have dates, although a date is noted where discernible, and most date from the very late nineteenth century or the first half of the twentieth century.

Items are arranged by relevant place or topic. Series 15, General San Diego, includes miscellaneous items that do not relate to any of the other major series.

Held at:
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182 8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Email: askscua [at]
Volume: 2.61 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1977. 1983, 2006

Series I: 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition

Series 2: 1935-1936 California-Pacific Exposition

Series 3: Coronado and the Hotel del Coronado

Series 4: Point Loma and Lomaland

Series 5: La Jolla

Series 6: Hotels, Resorts, and Sanitariums

Series 7: Missions

Series 8: Theatres and Entertainment

Series 9: Churches

Series 10: Schools and Colleges

Series 11: Railways and Trolleys

Series 12: Ships and Boats

Series 13: Local Businesses

Series 14: Military

Series 15: General San Diego

Series 16: Maps and Oversize

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
San Diego (Calif.)--History--Sources
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Some of these materials are in the public domain. However, the nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. Permissions is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Acquisition Notes: Andreas Brown
Related Materials:

San Diego Photograph Collection

Hotel del Coronado Collection

San Diego Vertical File

PreferredCitation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, San Diego Memorabilia Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.