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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 16: Maps and OversizeAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Panoramic Postcard: Coronado Tent City, circa 1910Add to your cart.
Item 2: Sheet Music: "Welcome to All is San Diego's Call," Panama-California Expo 1915, Earl and Dick KennedyAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Sheet Music: "Meet us at the San Diego Zoo," by Vashti Rogers Griffin, dedicated to Belle J. Benchley, 1935Add to your cart.
Item 4: Brohcure: "New San Diego, The Naples of America," F. Weber BentonAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Photo: "Mountain Springs Grade on State Highway to Imperial Valley," hand coloredAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Photo: Post card order from Curt Teich, 1933, U. S. Navy Plane CarrierAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Photo: Post card order for Curt Teich, 1933, San Diego High SchoolAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Crate Label: Reindeer Brand, El Cajon Citrus Fruit Growers Association (2)Add to your cart.
Item 9: Label: Point Loma Brand, Mt. Palomar Paint CorporationAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Schedule: Time Table 74, San Diego and Arizone Eastern Railway Company, 1939Add to your cart.
Item 11: Crate Label: Helix Farms Lemons, Spring Valley Plantation, 1897Add to your cart.
Item 12: Artifact: San Diego Trolley, San Diego - International Border Line, Souvenir Golden Spike, 1981Add to your cart.
Flat File 1: MapsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: U.S.P.R.R. Explorations & Surveys, War Department. Geological Map of the Country Between San Diego and the Colorado River, California. Prepared in Office of P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys by W.P. Blake, 1855.Add to your cart.
Item 2: Street Map of the City of San Diego, including East San Diego, National City, Chula Vista, & Coronado. Complete to July 1, 1914.Add to your cart.
Item 3: New Map of the Entire City of San Diego and East San Diego, Also San Diego county Road Map. Compliments of United States National Bank. Copyright Albert G. Thurston, 1914.Add to your cart.
Item 4: Map of San Diego County, California. G.L. Wilson, Successor to A.L. Ross Company, Real Estate Investments. Compiled from Official Records and Private Sources of Information by T.A. Bedford & Geo. Cromwell. Published by Rodney Stokes Co. Inc., 1910.Add to your cart.
Item 5: Sketch Map Showing Proposed Improved Highways to San Diego County, California. (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Item 6: Sketch Map Showing Proposed Improved Highways to San Diego County, California. Printed in San Diego, California by Kinney Printing Co.Add to your cart.
Item 7: Map of the Beautiful Escondido Valley and the City of Escondido, San Diego County, California.Geo. Rice & Sons Printers. Issued by the Escondido Valley Land and Planting Company.Add to your cart.
Item 8: Map of Coronado Beach and Surrounding Country, San Diego, California. Rand Mcnally and Co., Engravers.Add to your cart.
Item 9: Map of San Diego, California, and a Portion of the Ex-Mission Rancho. Published by Rodney Stokes Co., 1911.Add to your cart.
Item 10: Map of the Subdivision of the Hale Ranch Near Mountain View, Being a Part of the Rancho San Antonio Santa Clara Co. Cal. Surveyed by McMillan and Pieper Surveyors and C.E., September 1893.Add to your cart.
Item 11: Map of Ocean Beach , Being a Subdivision of Pueblo Lots 195, 202, & 203, in the city of San Diego, California. Surveyed by O.N.. Sanford for D.C. Collier & Co., incorporated.Add to your cart.
Item 12: Guide Map to the Zoological Garden. Balboa Park, San Diego, California.Add to your cart.
Item 13: Map of Ocean Beach Park, Being a Sub-division of a Portion of Pueblo Lot 205, San Diego, California. Surveyed by W.M. Rumsey, January 1909.Add to your cart.
Item 14: Sketch Map of San Diego County Showing the Position of Mines and Minerals Referred to in the 6th Annual Report of the State Mineralogist of California for the Year Ending June 1st, 1886. Henry G. Hanks, state mineralogist.Add to your cart.
Item 15: Soil Map, California, Reconnoissance Survey, San Diego Sheet. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, 1915.Add 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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