Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community Collection

Mission Viejo Library staff
Mission Viejo Library
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Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Mission Viejo Library


Descriptive Summary

Title: Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community Collection
Dates: Circa 1965-1985
Bulk Dates: Circa 1965-1975
Collection number: Consult repository
Collector: Mission Viejo Library (Calif.)
Creator: Mission Viejo (Calif.). Heritage Committee
Collection Size: 415 items 412 online items
Repository: Mission Viejo Library
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Abstract: 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.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Digitized collection materials available online.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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.

Preferred Citation

Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community Collection. Mission Viejo Library, Mission Viejo, California.

Acquisition Information

This collection was created by Mission Viejo Library staff, with assistance from the Mission Viejo Heritage Committee, from 2005-2008 as part of Local History Digital Resources Project grants from the California State Library.

Project Information

These photographs, slide, brochures, and other original materials were assembled by the Mission Viejo Heritage Committee and the Mission Viejo Library, and digitized as part of an ongoing grant-supported project from October 2005 through June 2008 in order to provide a single access point to primary graphic resources documenting the history of Mission Viejo. It was supported by the California Digital Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community 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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

Names and Places

Mission Viejo Company
Mission Viejo (Calif.)
Lake Mission Viejo (Calif.)
Saddleback Valley (Calif.)

Topics

Advertisements--California--Mission Viejo
Architecture--California--Mission Viejo
Architecture, Domestic--California--Mission Viejo
Business enterprises--California--Mission Viejo
Celebrations--California--Mission Viejo
Cities and towns--Growth--California--Mission Viejo
Construction--California--Mission Viejo
Events--California--Mission Viejo
Housing developments--California--Mission Viejo
Housing--California--Mission Viejo
Sports & recreation facilities--California--Mission Viejo
Recreation--California--Mission Viejo
Planned communities--California--Mission Viejo
People--California--Mission Viejo
Leaflets--California--Mission Viejo
Sports--California--Mission Viejo

Genres and Forms of Materials

Books
Brochures
Color slides
Invitations
Maps
Newspapers
Photographic prints
Photographs
Postcards
Posters
Press releases
Programs
Slides