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Guide to the San Bernardino County, California collection
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Series 1. County History and Culture. circa 1892-1996, undated.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains various media publications, newspaper clippings, and other material regarding county history, historical and natural landmarks, and cultural events and institutions in San Bernardino communities.

Collection Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, reports, and other material pertaining to the Air Pollution Control District. 1955-1962, undated.

Box 1, Folder 2

Media publications and other material regarding county history, historical and natural landmarks, and local businesses and organizations. ca. 1897-1982, undated.

Box 1, Folder 3

Media publications, clippings, and other material documenting the history, culture, and residential life of multiple county sites. ca. 1900-1986, undated.

Box 1, Folder 4

Programs of the annual National Orange Show of San Bernardino. 1916-1939.

Box 1, Folder 5

Newspaper clippings regarding historical and natural landmarks, cultural institutions, and county history. 1968-1986.

Box 1, Folder 6

Newspaper clippings regarding county history, cultural and natural landmarks, and community events. Bulk of the material is taken from "The Press-Enterprise" newspaper. 1972-1985, undated.

Box 1, Folder 7

Newspaper clippings regarding county history, cultural institutions, and local events. Includes several articles about "The Old Woman Meteorite." ca. 1892-1989, undated.

Box 1, Folder 8

Newsletters of the San Bernardino Valley Genealogical Society titled "Valley Quarterly." 1991, 1996.

Box 1, Folder 9

"The Changing Land of Many Hills: A History of Reche Canyon" by Nicholas A. Perry. 2009.

Other 1, Folder 10

"Report of the Mining Properties of the Brick Consolidated Mining Company" regarding the site known as the "St. George-Boomerang" that is located in the Eastern portion of San Bernardino County, California near the Nevada state line. September 1, 1900.

 

Series 2. Local News. 1942-2000.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains local newspapers and various press clippings taken from publications based in Twentynine Palms, California. The material refers to community events, issues, and the local history of the city. The newspaper titled "The Desert Trail" is the official paper of Twentynine Palms and "Pioneer Days" is a supplement to it. Significant gaps exist within the given date ranges for publications.

Collection Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 3, Folder 1

Newspapers from Twentynine Palms, California titled "The Desert Trail." 1973, 1982.

Box 3, Folder 2

Publications from Twentynine Palms, California titled "Pioneer Days." 1967-1978.

Box 3, Folder 3

Publications from Twentynine Palms, California titled "Pioneer Days." 1980-1987.

Box 3, Folder 4

Publications from Twentynine Palms, California titled "Pioneer Days." 1988-1998.

Box 3, Folder 5

Newspaper clippings regarding historical and local events, primarily in Twentynine Palms. Includes some clippings pertaining to city recreation. 1942-1969.

Box 3, Folder 6

Newspapers from Twentynine Palms, California titled "The Desert Trail." 1955-1973.

Box 3, Folder 7

Newspapers from Twentynine Palms, California titled "The Desert Trail." Includes excerpts from supplementary publications. 1974-1999.

Box 3, Folder 8

Clippings from local desert community newspapers and select editions of supplemental magazines. 1973-2000.

 

Series 3. Tourism and Recreation. 1948-2003, undated.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains leaflets, maps, brochures, and other material pertaining to tourist attractions within the county. Material is primarily composed of ephemera regarding Joshua Tree National Park and local campgrounds. This series also includes information related to recreation in the California desert communities of Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley.

Collection Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 2, Folder 1

Maps with supplemental documents describing attractions of county campgrounds. Includes a map of San Bernardino County. 1968, undated.

Box 2, Folder 2

Leaflets and maps regarding Joshua Tree National Park (formerly known as National Monument). circa 1958-2002, undated.

Box 2, Folder 3

Leaflets, clippings, and other material pertaining to Joshua Tree National Park. 1948-1996, undated.

Box 2, Folder 4

Leaflets, brochures, and other material pertaining to natural and cultural history, recreation, and the local community of Twentynine Palms, California. 1957-2003, undated.

Box 2, Folder 5

Visitors guides and newspaper clippings pertaining to Twentynine Palms, California, Joshua Tree National Park, and other communities of the Southern California desert. Includes a map of the area created by the United States Geological Survey. 1972-2002, undated.

Box 2, Folder 6

Media publications pertaining to the Yucca Valley community, tourism, and recreation. Includes visitors guides and a brochure. 1994-2001, undated.