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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 13: Local BusinessesAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Blotter: Josiah Odence Manusfacturers, 1943Add to your cart.
Item 2: Blotter: "The Community Call" NewspaperAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Salesman's Brochure: "The Wringerless Savage Washer and Dryer, the Pocket Demonstrator"Add to your cart.
Item 4: Brochures: Giffords's Best OlivesAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Brochure: The Star Automatic Lubricator, Star Machine WorksAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Card: Motor Hardward and Equipment Company, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 7: Prospectus: Chesnut Investment CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Brochure: Tetley NurseriesAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Letter: From C. E. Needham, Grower to F. W. Stetson, 1903Add to your cart.
Folder 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Moving Notice: P. W. Gavin Company, 1936Add to your cart.
Item 2: Photo: "Formal Opening, P. W. Gavin Company, 1936"Add to your cart.
Item 3: Photo: "Formal Opening, P. W. Gavin Company, 1936" interior viewAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Photo: "Formal Opening, P. W. Gavin Company, 1936," interiorAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Photo: "P. W. Gavin Company" workshop, 1936Add to your cart.
Item 6: Photo: Portrait of Paul Richilen, Sales Manager, P. W. Gavin Co.Add to your cart.
Item 7: Clippings: Article about P. W. Gavin Co. by Paul RichilenAdd to your cart.
Folder 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Calendar: Dietrich's Electric Shop, Escondido, 1941Add to your cart.
Item 2: Calendar: Dietrich's Electric Shop, 1940Add to your cart.
Item 3: Trade Card: Westinghouse Mazda Lamps, Dietrichs Electric ShopAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Labels: Dietrich's Electric SHopAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Photo: Exterior of shop, 1927Add to your cart.
Item 6: Photo: Interior of shop, 1927Add to your cart.
Item 7: Photo: Workmen outside shopAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Photo: Owner with company autoAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Photo: Exterior of shop, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 10: Photo: Exterior of shop, n. d.Add to your cart.
Item 11: Envelope: "Pictures of Boys and Mr. Baker at shop just before we sold"Add to your cart.
Item 12: Photo: Workmen, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Stamps: "Ives Toys Makes Happy Boys"Add to your cart.
Item 2: Photo: Company auto, Howard B. ShryockAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Photo: Dearborn Wheel ServiceAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Photos: San Diego Machine CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Blotter: Burton Electric CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Card: "Dayton Stabilized Balloons," Maryland Auto Supply Co., San DiegoAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Card: "Game Laws of 1913 and 1914," Kessig's Sporting Goods HouseAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Card: Burnell's Curiosity StoreAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Flyer: National Iron WorksAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Card: Weir's Famous DonutsAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Trade Card: Marston's Dry Goods StoreAdd to your cart.
Item 12: Brochure: F. R. WetmoreAdd to your cart.
Item 13: Catalog: Rosecroft Begonia Gardens, 1900Add to your cart.
Item 14: Brochure: "Radio Log," Lion Clothing CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 15: Stock Certificate: "Pleasant Valley Land and Water Company"Add to your cart.
Folder 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Trade Card: Rockfellow and CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Trade Card: John H. Thompson and CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Trade Card: Mrs. M. L. Boyle, FloristAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Trade Card: H. F. Prien, DruggistAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Trade Card: Lenz Temple of Music and ArtAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Card: The Farm Dining RoomAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Trade Card: Randall Brothers and KennedyAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Trade Card: McIntosh and LowelynAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Brochure: Pablo Poultry YardsAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Card: Bentley Ostrich FarmAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Coronado Ostrich FarmAdd to your cart.
Item 12: Memo: Eugene Cooper StudioAdd to your cart.
Item 13: Folder: Hyatt StampsAdd to your cart.
Item 14: Certificate: T. C. Ryan Flying Service, 1931Add to your cart.
Item 15: Stamp: Carrie Jacobs Bond and SonAdd to your cart.
Item 16: Card: Starr Automatic Balanced Pump, San Diego Patent Brokers, 1910Add to your cart.
Item 17: Envelope: George M. Wetherbee, Sawing...and Bee Hive ManufactoryAdd to your cart.
Item 18: Map: Plat Map, blank, by Reed and Burt Abstract Company (3)Add to your cart.
Folder 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Brochure: Balloon Route Excursions and Sight Seeing TripsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Calendar: San Diego Ice and Cold Storage Company, 1936Add to your cart.
Item 3: Program: Bargain Bookstore, 1982Add to your cart.
Item 4: Envelope: Dibble Realty Company, Chula Vista, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 5: Brochure: Dodge's Scenic Auto TripsAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Schedule: San Diego International Airport Flight Schedule, 1965Add to your cart.
Item 7: Souvenir booklet: San Diego, Pacific Beach, and La Jolla Railway CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Brochure: San Diego Tours CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Card: H. B. Stonebrook's Avocado NurseriesAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Brochure: Golden State Auto ToursAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Brochure: North Shore Club, San Diego BeachAdd to your cart.
Item 12: Cards: Coonley PhotoAdd to your cart.
Item 13: Sticker: Gilpin AirlinesAdd to your cart.
Item 14: Brochure: Gray Line Parlor Car Tours, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Reciepts from various businesses in San Diego, 1891-1892Add 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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