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Marian Thomson collection

Box 1

Scrapbook M-1 (loose-leaf notebook)

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Brochures:

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"Museums in Ventura County"

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"The Ventura County Historical Museum"

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"Albinger Archaeological Museum"

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"Invitation to Fillmore and Eastern Ventura County"

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Photos of interior of VCMHA

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Brochures:

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"Old Town Livery"

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"Mission San Buenaventura"

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List: Provisional Docent Class (of which Marian Thomson was a member), 1984

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List: Ventura County Historical Museum Docent Council, 1983-1984

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Certificate of Achievement for Marian Thomson showing completion of Docent Education Course, May 14, 1984

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News Clipping: "She makes history live and breathe," from Star-Free Press Vista magazine, featuring Gerry Browning, Sunday May 13, 1984

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Program: Self-guided tour, the Huntington Art Gallery

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Brochures:

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"The Huntington: Library, Art Gallery, Botanical Garden"

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"An Introduction to the Huntington Library Exhibition Hall"

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Article: "The Huntington Woman," by Parke Rouse, Jr. (from magazine "Westways," December 1978

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News Clipping: "Farm museum-arts center study planned," from Star-Free Press, Tuesday February 7, 1984

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News Clippings: "The Overseer," Star-Free Press; "New book a rich slice of local history," April 29, 1984 and undated

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Pamphlet: "The Olivas Adobe," San Buenaventura Parks & Recreation Dept, undated

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Announcement: "The Ventura County Historical Museum and the City of San Buenaventura Depaartment of Parks and Recreation are proud to present...The Crossing, A one-person multiple personality presentation by the American Living History Theater," Date: Saturday, June 1 (no year), Time: 7:00 PM, Place: Olivas Adobe

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Color photos of Olivas Adobe

General Physical Description note: (4 pages)
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News Clipping: "Docents deck Olivas Adobe for open house," Star-Free Press, undated

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Magazine article: "Pull off U.S. 101 for a walk through 'Historic Downtown San Buenaventura'," from Sunset Magazine, December 1984

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Program: "Jessie Arms Botke, 1883-1971," from VC Historical Museum exhibition, December 1984

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Color photos (6) from Botke exhibit

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News Clippings from Star-Free Press, February 7, 1985

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Color photos (4) re the Artists Barn Property and Pepper Tree

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"Walking Tour of Fillmore, California"

General Physical Description note: (typed description plus map)
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"To them, home is where the art is" (Los Angeles Times article) re: the Artists' Barn in Fillmore, August 25, 1985

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"National Park is 5 years old" (Star-Free Press) re: Channel Islands National Park, March 5, 1985

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Color photos of Docent Council General Meeting, March 11, 1985

General Physical Description note: (2 pages)
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Docents Own Tour to Death Valley including color photos, typed itinerary of trip, maps, Death Valley Visitor Guide, March 1985

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"Simi: Past Views and Present Visions"

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Invitation to Exhibit Opening, March 30, 1985

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News clipping from The Enterprise, March 31, 1985

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Color photos of exhibit

General Physical Description note: (2 pages)
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Docents Own Tour to the Wine Country, April 26-27, 1985

General Physical Description note: (includes 2 pages color photos, typed itinerary, maps, brochures)
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Docent Council Annual Meeting, June 11, 1984

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Program

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Color photos

General Physical Description note: (3 pages)
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Scrapbook M-2

General Physical Description note: (loose-leaf notebook)
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Delta Cruise including Sacramento & San Francisco

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Itinerary

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Color photos

General Physical Description note: (3 pages)
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Sutter's Fort: A Prelude

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Sutter's Fort, 1840

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Color photos of Sutter's Fort Historical Park

General Physical Description note: (2 pages)
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State Capitol photos

General Physical Description note: (one page)
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Old Sacramento color photos

General Physical Description note: (two pages)
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Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum brochure

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Silver Palace Cafe: Menu and color photos

General Physical Description note: (one page)
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Riverboat Cruise, San Francisco to Sacramento: Brochure and color photos

General Physical Description note: (8 pages)
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Alcatraz Island Description

General Physical Description note: (3 pages)
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Color photos of Alcatraz, Angel Island, bridges, etc.

General Physical Description note: (6 pages)
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News clipping: "San Francisco's cable cars have a colorful past," Star-Free Press Vista, July 14, 1985

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Color photos

General Physical Description note: (one page, unidentified)
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Steinbeck House:

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Information Sheet

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Menu, June 1985

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Brochure

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Color photos

General Physical Description note: (one page)
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Madonna Inn color photos

General Physical Description note: (one page)
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Monterey Aquarium: Donna Tours Itinerary

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Scrapbook M-3

General Physical Description note: (loose-leaf notebook)
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Preview of George Stuart's new historical figures, May 15, 1985

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Three pages of photos

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Text and photos

General Physical Description note: (two pages)
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Docent Council: New Year, New Officers, New Members

General Physical Description note: (two pages, text and photos)
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"Art of the American West Exhibit"

General Physical Description note: (Eight pages, text and photos)
 

"Western Art in the Context of the International Art Scene" (Lecture by Frederick Myer, text and one page of photos)

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Tours on Wheels to Laguna Festival of the Arts and Pageant of the Masters, Monday, July 22, 1985

General Physical Description note: (14 pages, text and photos)
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Exhibit: "World War I Posters," August 30-September 24, 1985

General Physical Description note: (six pages, text and photos)
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"The George Stuart Collection of Historical Figures"

General Physical Description note: (two pages, text and photos)
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9th Annual Assembly of the Arts

General Physical Description note: (five pages, text and photos)
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Book Review: Ventura County, Land of Good Fortune, by Judith Triem

General Physical Description note: (three pages, text and photos)
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Exhibit: "San Buenaventura: City of Good Fortune"

General Physical Description note: (four pages, text and photos)
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Exhibit: "What's New at the Museum?: Recent Acquisitions"

General Physical Description note: (four pages, text and photos)
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News Article, subject: Jim Word, President of the Greater Ventura Chamber of Commerce, and Alberta Word, Ventura County Historical Museum Librarian

General Physical Description note: (one page)
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Tour on Wheels: Monterey/Carmel/Aquarium, February 12, 1986

General Physical Description note: (58 pages, text and photos)
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Exhibit: "The Golden Age of Carousels," April 1986

General Physical Description note: (nine pages, text and photos)
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Obituary: Katherine H. Webb

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Invitation to Benefit for the Ventura County Historical Museum, sponsored by Altrusa Club of Ventura: "A Salute to Summer with Wine Tasting & Fashions"

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Book Review: Tales of the Triunfo, by Patricia Russell

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Scrapbook M-4: "The George Stuart Gallery of Historical Figures"

General note

[Note: This scrapbook contains text and photographs compiled by Marian Thomson describing George Stuart's historical figures and lectures.]
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Notebook M-5: Ventura County Historical Museum Docent Notebook, 1984 Edition

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Notebook M-6: Loose-leaf Notebook containing copies of Heritage &History and Docent Museletters, 1984-1986

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Document M-7: An Introduction to Oil in Ventura County, by Marian S. Thomson, Provisional Docent-1984, Ventura County Historical Museum, 100 East Main Street, Ventura, California

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Book: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Handbook of the Collection, 1986

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Booklet: "Death Valley National Monument"

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Book: La Brea Story, by Gretchen Sibley. Published Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, California: 1969

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Program: "The Amargosa Opera House presents Marta Becket in a program of Dance-Mime, 1984-1985 Season," Death Valley Junction, California 92328

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Book: Death Valley-The Story Behind the Scenery, by William D. Clark, edited by Gweneth Reed DecDooven. Sixth printing, 1981. Published by KC Publications, P.O. Box 14883, Las Vegas, Nevada 89114

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Ventura Historical Society Quarterly: Vol. 31, No. 4, Summer 1986: "Island Roundups and Shearing," by Helen Caire; "Historical Highlights of Santa Cruz Island," by Marla Daily and Carey Stanton

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Program: "Art of the American West from County Collections," Exhibition in Hoffman Gallery, VCHM, June 14 thru August 25, 1985

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News Clipping: "Meteorite: A piece of heaven on earth," by Tony Joseph, Staff Writer, Ventura County Star-Free Press, Sunday, September 29, 1985

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News Clipping: "History's doors open to AFS visitors," Photos by Brian Saunders, Ventura County Star-Free Press, Sunday, July 14, 1985

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Heritage & History:

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Vol. 10, No. 9, September 1984

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Vol. 10, No. 1, January 1985

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Vol. 10, No. 3, March 1985

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Pages 3-4, August 1985

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Pages 3-4, October 1985

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Vol. 12, No. 6, June 1987

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Excerpts from George Stuart Lectures: "The Stuarts," "The Hanovers," "Mary Queen of Scots," "Bonnie Prince Charlie"

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Photo prints/negatives:

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"What's new at the Museum"

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C.I. Luncheon

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Ojai theater figures

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"The Golden Age of Carousels"

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Lori, Bill, Jason and Daniel

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Storm clouds

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The Renaissance & Reformation, April 1986

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The Tudors, April 1986

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The Stuarts, April 1986

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Carousel Exhibit & Receptions, May & June 1986

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Altrusa Reception, June 1, 1986

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Merle Norman Tower of Beauty, Sylmar, June 1986

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Odyssey Restaurant, San Fernando Valley, June 1986

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San Fernando Mission, June 1986

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Dee's birthday at Embassy Suites Hotel Mickey, June 1986

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"California on Canvas," June 1986

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Alberta Word and Lemon Posters

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California on Canvas

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Stuart Figures: French, Hanovers, American Founders

Box 2, Envelope 6

J. Paul Getty Museum

Box 2, Envelope 6

Keith Foster & Family

Box 2, Envelope 6

Reception (Gordon McClelland), August 15, 1986

Box 2, Envelope 6

Carol Rosenak Reception, September 5, 1986

Box 2, Envelope 6

Docent Meeting-Accession Group, September 8, 1986

Box 2, Envelope 7

Asian Costume Fashion Show at Museum, December 29, 1986

Box 2, Envelope 8

Elaborate Details: Chinese Costumes, January 1987

Box 2, Envelope 9

Sharon Coughran Exhibit, February-March 1987

Box 2, Envelope 9

Asian Art Exhibit, February-March 1987

Box 2, Envelope 9

Men of History as Warriors, February-March 1987

Box 2, Envelope 9

As Men of Affairs

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As Sex-objects

Box 2, Envelope 10

Treasures from the Gilcrease Collection, June 1987

Box 2, Envelope 10

Birds, Star Pine, AF70 Lens, June 1987

Box 2, Envelope 11

Jim Rogers, July 1987

Box 2, Envelope 11

Gilcrease, Treasures from July 1987

Box 2, Envelope 11

Birds, Star Pine, NG, July 1987

Box 2, Envelope 12

Smith Gallery "Women in History," August 1987

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Birds, August 1987

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Foxes (three at night), August 1987

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Foxes, Birds, August 1987

Box 2, Envelope 14

Gilcrease Exhibit in Hoffman Gallery, August 1987

Box 2, Envelope 15

I-2: Museum

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I-3 thru 11: Sherry and children Lori and children

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I-12 thru 24: Asian Costume Fashion Show at Museum

Box 2, Envelope 16

Soule Park, July 1986 (?)

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Soule Park, July 1986

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Annual Assembly of the Arts, June 18, 1986

Box 2, Envelope 19

Foxes and Opossum, undated

Box 2, Envelope 20

Ojai and Nordic Figures, May 15, 1985

Box 2, Envelope 21

George Stuart Figures (No identification), undated

Box 2, Envelope 22

Paris, undated

General Physical Description note: (3 prints)
Box 2, Envelope 22

Switzerland, undated

General Physical Description note: (1 print)
Box 2

One bundle of prints not identified

Box 2, Folder 1

Bookmarks and postcards from J. Paul Getty Museum

Box 2, Folder 1

Postcards and photos from Scotland

Box 2, Folder 1

Announcement of slide/lecture by Gordon McClelland at Ventura County Historical Museum, Friday, August 15, 1986

Box 2, Folder 1

Invitation to reception at VCHM: "Elaborate Details-The Many Costumes of China," Friday, October 24, 1986