Harry L. and Norma L. McCumber Collection, 1946-1979
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Brief Description:

This collection documents the origins of San Diego County place names. Norma L. McCumber (nee Hawkins) began collecting the information as a hobby in 1946. She addressed her inquiries to local chambers of commerce and post offices. The collection includes several responses, as well as Mrs. McCumber's notes on the subject.

Also included are two letters addressed to Harry L. McCumber, past president of the Conference of California Historical Societies.

Held at:
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182 8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Email: askscua [at] mail.sdsu.edu
Created by: McCumber, Norma L.
Volume: 0.42 Linear Feet
Acquired: 11/23/1979.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
McCumber, Harry L.--Archives
McCumber, Harry L.--Correspondence
McCumber, Norma L.--Archives
McCumber, Norma L.--Correspondence
Names, Geographical--California--San Diego County--History--Sources
San Diego (Calif.)--History
San Diego (Calif.)--Miscellanea
Genres/Forms of Material
Personal Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission 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.
PreferredCitation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Harry L. and Norma L. McCumber Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.