The Mission Viejo Library Collection contains a broad variety of images of the creation of the community and later city of
Mission Viejo. Included in the resources are a large number of early community plans and new home brochures, as well as early
Mission Viejo recreation activities and community events. Events like "The 4 days of Christmas" and St. Patrick's Day Parades
along with images of many of the recreation centers and parks and Lake Mission Viejo are highlighted in the collection, as
are sporting events such as a 1976 "Challenge of the Sexes" and 1984 Olympic events held in Mission Viejo. Additionally, examples
of the advertising used to promote the community of Mission Viejo, including newspaper and billboard ads, are represented
in the collection.
Property rights reside with the Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community Collection. The creators of the records
and their heirs generally retain literary rights. For permission to publish or to reproduce, please contact the Committee.