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Clark and Nellie Alberti Family Papers, 1893-1931 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Clark and Nellie Alberti Family Papers, 1893-1931Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Clark and Nellie Alberti

Extent: 0.42 Linear Feet

Subjects: Alberti, Clark, 1841-1931--Archives, Alberti, Nellie Hilligros--Archives, Alberti family--Archives, Amphion Club, Coronado journal, Newspaper publishing--California--Coronado, Newspaper publishing--California--San Diego, San Diego (Calif.)--Description and travel, Sopranos (Singers)--California--San Bernardino, Sopranos (Singers)--California--San Diego

Forms of Material: Personal Papers, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes papers, music programs, and clippings.

Biographical Note

Clark Alberti (1841-1931) spent 60 years in the newspaper business, part of the time as Associate Editor of the "Coronado Journal." In the 1920s he added photography to his interests. Clark Alberti married Nellie Hilligros, who sang as a soprano for many years in San Bernardino and San Diego. She was active in church music and music education activities (the Amphion Club) in San Diego from 1907 until the late 1920s.

Subject/Index Terms

Alberti, Clark, 1841-1931--Archives
Alberti, Nellie Hilligros--Archives
Alberti family--Archives
Amphion Club
Coronado journal
Newspaper publishing--California--Coronado
Newspaper publishing--California--San Diego
San Diego (Calif.)--Description and travel
Sopranos (Singers)--California--San Bernardino
Sopranos (Singers)--California--San Diego

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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.

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Clark and Nellie Alberti Family Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Music programs, thank you notes, clippings from 1893 to 1921 relative to sporano career of Nellie Hilligros Alberti. 1912 yearbook of the Amphion Club. Obituary of Norman Alberti, 1899-1965. Five miscellaneous itemsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Photographs of the Albertis and friends, c.1895-1922Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Copy of Coronado Journal Vol. XIX, no. 39 (Wednesday, September 30, 1931) obituary articles on Clark Alberti, Associate Editor of the Coronado Journal. (Alberti died September 26, 1931)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Three typewritten articles c. 1920: "The City and Harbor San Diego, California," "The Port of San Diego, California," "The Crabb Massacre." Authored by Clark AlbertiAdd to your cart.

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