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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 15: General San DiegoAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 11Add to your cart.
Item 1: Photo: Ramona's Marriage PlaceAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Photo: Old Town San DiegoAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Photo, mounted: "Marriage Place of Ramona"Add to your cart.
Item 4: Photos: Cabrillo CarnivalAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Photos: Hall and Kessler ShopAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Photo: San Diego Rowing Club Annual Plunge, 1011Add to your cart.
Item 7: Photo: Palm Huts, Coronado Tent CityAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Photo, mounted: An Orange Orchard," San Diego View CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Photo, mounted: "Orange Orchard," Parker PhotoAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Photo, mounted: "California Orange Orchard on the Southern RR" Parker PhotoAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Photo: San Diego caveAdd to your cart.
Item 12: Photo: San Diego Bay, Newman Post Card CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item 13: Photo: Broadway, San Diego, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 14: Photo: Deer, Mission Cliff GardensAdd to your cart.
Folder 12Add to your cart.
Item 1: Photo: Wheel, Ramona's Marriage PlaceAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Photo: Parade, San Diego, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 3: Photo: San Diego, 1930Add to your cart.
Item 4: Photos: Souvenir Booklet, San Diego HarborAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Stereoscopic View: Ramona's Marriage PlaceAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Booklet: "By-Laws and Rules of Order of San Diego Elks Lodge", 1936Add to your cart.
Item 2: Catalog: "Exhibition of Paintings by Charles Arthur Fries," Fine Arts Society of San Diego, 1928Add to your cart.
Item 3: Program: Eleventh Monthly Party of the Cecilian Club, 1888Add to your cart.
Item 4: Ribbon: Missouri State SocietyAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Ribbons: German SocietyAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Ribbon: San Diego County Poultry and Pet Stock Association, 1899Add to your cart.
Item 7: Directory: Ancient Order of Foresters of AmericaAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Announcement: American Association for the Advancement of Science San Diego Meeting, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 9: Program: American Association ofor the Advancement of Science, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Brochure: "San Diego USA, The City of Permanent Prosperity," 1915 (2)Add to your cart.
Item 2: Brochure: "Palomar Mountain"Add to your cart.
Item 3: Decal: Palomar ObservatoryAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Souvenir: Vistas de San DiegoAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Brochure: Old Town San Diego, Ramona's Marriage PlaceAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Label: San Diego ZooAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Brochure: Old Town San Diego, 1938Add to your cart.
Item 8: Souvenir Brochure: "The Birthplace of San Diego"Add to your cart.
Item 9: Souvenir Calendar: 1968Add to your cart.
Item 10: Pamphlet: "The Spanish Fiesta, at Coronado Beach" 1894Add to your cart.
Item 11: Brochure: "San Diego, The Cradle of California," 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Album: "San Diego and Coronado Beach, California," 1889Add to your cart.
Item 2: Album: "Souvenir of San Diego, Cal.," 1886 (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Folder 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Brochure: "The Julian District," 1894Add to your cart.
Item 2: Brochure: "Los Vallecitos de San Marcos, The Little Valleys of St. Mark," 1890Add to your cart.
Item 3: Brochure: "El Cajon, California, The Valley of Opportunity"Add to your cart.
Item 4: Brochure: "La Mesa, California, Land of Sunshine and Flowers"Add to your cart.
Item 5: Brochure: "El Cajon Valley"Add to your cart.
Item 6: Postcard: La Mesa, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 7: Brochure: "About La Mesa Springs," Park-Grable Investment Co.Add to your cart.
Item 8: Brochure: "La Mesa Springs, San Diego's Pasadena," Park-Grable Investment Co.Add to your cart.
Item 9: Brochure: Cleveland National Forest, CaliforniaAdd to your cart.
Folder 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Brochure: Guide Book of San Diego Claifornia, 1900Add to your cart.
Item 2: Brochure: "A Reminder: Elsinore, San Diego County"Add to your cart.
Item 3: Brochure: "Seeing San Diego", 1903Add to your cart.
Item 4: Brochure: City Heights, San Diego," 1905Add to your cart.
Item 5: Brochure: "This is San Diego, a Program for Pleasure," 1946Add to your cart.
Item 6: Brochure: "San Diego Facts," 1961Add to your cart.
Item 7: Pocket Map: California Road Map, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Map: Tourist Map of San Diego, 1950Add to your cart.
Item 2: Schedule: "Pcitrial Reference Guide, Time Tables"Add to your cart.
Item 3: Card: Automobile Road from San Diego To Imperial Valley," Automobile Club of Southern CaliforniaAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Map: "Highway Map of Souterhn California," Security BankAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Map: San DIego Street and Vicinity Map," 1947Add to your cart.
Item 6: Brochure: "Rancho Santa Fe"Add to your cart.
Folder 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Booklet: Plumbing Ordinance of San Diego, 1912Add to your cart.
Item 2: Tickets: Roller Derby, Lane FieldAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Brochure: "Ground Work, A Three Year Report of the San Diego Public Library, 1951"Add to your cart.
Item 4: Invitation: Golden Anniversary of Mr and Mrs. Albert Arthur Thomas, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 5: Brochure: The Palomar Apartments, 1920?Add to your cart.
Item 6: Mexican Border Identification Card: Guy W. Holmes, 1920Add to your cart.
Item 7: Pamphlet: "San Diego: A Descriptive Poem" by John C. Pelton, 1891Add to your cart.
Item 8: Deed: C. F. Karnnan as Administrator Ets. to George J. Chambers, 1899Add to your cart.
Item 9: Postcard: Panorama, Tia Juana, 1908Add to your cart.
Item 10: Postcard: Tia Juana, 1912Add to your cart.
Item 11: Brochure: "Air-Minded San Diego"Add to your cart.
Item 12: Coupon: "Retain this coupon, it may be worth a LOT in Country Club Heights at Lake Elsinore, Exhibit 20"Add to your cart.
Item 13: Flyer: "Vote Yes on Amendments 1 and 2," F. Head, Prohibition Party Candidate for CongressAdd to your cart.
Item 14: Bookmark: Fox Theatres, "Edgar Rice Burrought's Newest Tarzan Thriller"Add to your cart.
Item 15: Envelope: Cabrillo Celebration ,1894Add to your cart.
Item 16: Postcard: Library, Ramona, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Book: "San Diego Cook Book, 1898"Add to your cart.
Item 2: Tax Deed: H. W. Weineke, 1889-90Add to your cart.
Item 3: Letter: From the Ship "Metropolis," San DIego, September 24th, 1897 to the Christian Endeavour SocietyAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Blank Form: Demand on the Treasury of the City of Escondido ( 2 copies)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 14 postcard booklets of San DiegoAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Photographic negativesAdd 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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