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Guide to the San Diego Scrapbook Collection
MS-0419  
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: San Diego Scrapbook Collection
    Dates: 1896-1940
    Identification: MS-0419
    Physical Description: 11.50 linear ft
    Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
    5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
    San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
    URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
    Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
    Phone: 619-594-6791

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information:

    This collection is an artificial collection of scrapbooks related to San Diego which were found in a larger collection of unprocessed ephemera, donated by John and Jane Adams in 1989. Some scrapbooks were also part of the artificial San Diego Memorabilia Collection and were removed because of format.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Some of these materials are in the public domain. However, the nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. Permissions 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, San Diego Scrapbook Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

    Related Materials:

    Louise Patterson Scrapbook, MS-0409
    G. Hamilton Hammon Scrapbook, MS-0408
    San Diego Photograph Collection, MS-0222, especially Albums and Family Pictures

    Scope and Contents

    Most of the eleven scrapbooks in this collection date from the early twentieth century and depict San Diego life through the various photographs, news clippings, and ephemera items within each one. Where discernible, the scrapbook creator has been noted; however, the creator is unknown in most scrapbooks. Any discernible named persons, places, events, and/or activities are summarized in the description of each individual scrapbook.