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San Diego Memorabilia Collection, 1868-1976 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: San Diego Memorabilia Collection, 1868-1976Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1890-1930

Extent: 2.61 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

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

Date Acquired: 00/00/1977. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: San Diego (Calif.)--History--Sources

Forms of Material: Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Subject/Index Terms

San Diego (Calif.)--History--Sources

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Accruals: 1983, 2006

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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 Source: Andreas Brown

Separated Materials: Many published items were separated for cataloging from this collection during its reprocessing in November 2008. These items can be found by searching the library catalog with the keywords "Gift of Andreas Brown."

Related Materials:

San Diego Photograph Collection

Hotel del Coronado Collection

San Diego Vertical File

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


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: 1915 Panama-California Exposition],
[Series 2: 1935 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],
[All]

Series 1: 1915 Panama-California ExpositionAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Flyer: Call for Entries for Children's FairAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Brochure: "San Diego California, The Harbor of the Sun"Add to your cart.
Item 3: Brochure: "San Diego California: The Harbor City of the Southwest"Add to your cart.
Item 4: Stamps: San Diego Exposition 1915Add to your cart.
Item 5: Ticket: Complimentary Pass for Mr. A.O. Janes, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 6: Ticket: "Good for 1/2 Admission"Add to your cart.
Item 7: Postcard: Promotional for 1915-1916Add to your cart.
Item 8: Pamphlet: San Diego's 4 Days of Pageantry and Carnival, Ground-Breaking Ceremonies, 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Stereoscopic Views: Views of the Exposition by Keystone Views CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Flyer: "World's Fair Profits for You," Panama Canal Concession CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Photo: Exhibit, "View from Balboa Park," 1910Add to your cart.
Item 2: Photo: Exhibit, "Showing Harbor of San Diego," 1911Add to your cart.
Item 3: Photo: Exhibit, "Panama California Exposition," 1911Add to your cart.
Item 4: Photo: Exhibit, "San Diego, the Southwestern Gateway"Add to your cart.
Item 5: Photo: Exhibit, "The True Southern California"Add to your cart.
Item 6: Photo: Exhibit, "The Climate of San Diego"Add to your cart.
Item 7: Photo: Exhibit, "The San Diego of Today"Add to your cart.
Item 8: Photo: Exhibit, "San Diego's Back Country"Add to your cart.
Item 9: Photo: Completion of the Panama CanalAdd to your cart.
Folder 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Letter from George W. Himmaufer, Division of Publicity, to E. O. Otis, American Academy of Medicine, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Commemorative ScarfAdd to your cart.
Folder 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Puzzle: "First Port of Call"Add to your cart.
Folder 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Copper Postcard: Cabrillo Bridge and Science Palace TowerAdd to your cart.
Folder 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Pin: Ground Breaking Celebration, 1911Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: 1915 Panama-California Exposition],
[Series 2: 1935 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],
[All]


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