Guide to the Eleanor Edmiston Collection

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Guide to the Eleanor Edmiston Collection 1960/1982

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Eleanor Edmiston Collection
Dates: 1960-1982
Identification: MS-0105
Creator: Edmiston, Eleanor
Physical Description: 0.42 linear
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
Phone: 619-594-6791

Biographical Information:

Eleanor Edmiston worked tirelessly to preserve the architecture of Balboa Park. She collaborated with the Balboa Park Preservation Association (BPPA) to promote public awareness concerning historical sites and architectural beauty in San Diego.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

Balboa Park Protective Association -- History -- Sources

Genre/Form of Material:

Personal Papers

Geographic Name:

Balboa Park (San Diego, Calif.) -- History -- Sources

Personal Name:

Edmiston, Eleanor -- Archives

Topical Term:

Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- California -- San Diego -- History -- Sources
Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- California -- San Diego -- History -- Sources
Public architecture -- California -- San Diego

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

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.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Eleanor Edmiston Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes news releases, fliers, election bonds and bills, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Historic Building Preservation, Parks, Architecture 1960 - 63

Box 1, Folder 2

Press and News Releases - Letters to Editors, Speeches 1960 - 63

Box 1, Folder 3

Blueprint and Sketches Fine Arts Wing 1962

Box 1, Folder 4

Flyers and miscellaneous - American Institute of Architects, Citizens Coordinate, Fine Arts Gallery, Navy Hospital, Abbey for Assembly c. 1961 - 82

Box 1, Folder 5

Balboa Park Preservation Association - Flyers and Open Letters 1961 - 66

Box 1, Folder 6

Election Materials: Bond Proposals and Sample Ballots April 1961 and December 1962

Box 1, Folder 7

Senate Bills 1205 and 1207; Assembly Bills 2764 and 2770; House Resolution 427; (Letter Accompanies 1963

Box 1, Folder 8

San Diego City Council - City Manager - Planning Commission 1958 - 63

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence, Individuals and Organizations 1960 - 64

Box 1, Folder 10

Balboa Park Protective Association - Membership Lists and Materials

Box 1, Folder 11

Balboa Park Protective Association - Statement of Purpose, Meeting Notes, Proposals, Petitions c. 1958 - 63

Box 1, Folder 12

Newspaper Clippings - San Diego Papers 1961 - 63

Box 1, Folder 13

Newspaper Clippings - San Diego Papers 1961

Box 1, Folder 14

Newspaper Clippings - San Diego Papers 1962

Box 1, Folder 15

Newspaper Clippings - San Diego Papers 1963