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Combined Arts and Education Council of San Diego County (COMBO) Records
MS-0090  
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement of Materials
  • Related Materials
  • Index Terms
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Accruals

  • Overview of the Collection

    Repository: Special Collections & University Archives: Finding Aid Database
    5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
    San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
    URL: http://hobbit.sdsu.edu/archon
    Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
    Phone: 619-594-6791
    Fax: 619-594-0466
    Creator: Combined Arts and Education Council of San Diego
    Title: Combined Arts and Education Council of San Diego County (COMBO) Records
    Dates: 1965-1983
    Quantity: 135.00 linear ft
    Abstract: The collection of COMBO materials on deposit in Special Collections includes business materials documenting various fund-raising and business activities of the organization, correspondence, public relations materials, clippings scrapbooks, and member files. Auction donor forms comprise the greatest portion of the collection. It has been divided into nine series, Correspondence, Minutes, Financial, Recorded Media and Photos, Alpha Files, Publications, Member Organizations, Donor Files, and Newspaper Clipping Scrapbooks.
    Identification: MS-0090
    Language of Materials: The records are in: English

    Historical Note

    The Combined Arts and Education Council of San Diego County (COMBO) was organized in the fall of 1964 for the purpose of combining fund-raising efforts in the San Diego area to support the arts in San Diego. A 100-member board selected Robert O. Peterson, President of Foodmaker, Inc. as their first president. Under the leadership of Victor H. Krulak, President of the Copy News Service, COMBO expanded its fund raising efforts in a door-to-door march and initiated a direct solicitation of the business community. Because of its position as the major fund-raising organization for the arts in San Diego, COMBO maintained a great influence over the cultural and artistic development of San Diego.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection of COMBO materials on deposit in Special Collections includes business materials documenting various fund-raising and business activities of the organization, correspondence, public relations materials, clippings scrapbooks, and member files. Auction donor forms comprise the greatest portion of the collection. It has been divided into nine series, Correspondence, Minutes, Financial, Recorded Media and Photos, Alpha Files, Publications, Member Organizations, Donor Files, and Newspaper Clipping Scrapbooks.

    Arrangement of Materials

    I. Correspondence
    II. Minutes
    III. Financial
    IV. Recorded Media and Photos
    V. Alpha Files
    VI. Publications
    VII. Member Organizations
    VIII. Donor Files
    IX. Newspaper Clipping Scrapbooks
    X. 2005 Accession

    Related Materials

    Old Globe Theatre Collection

    Index Terms

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

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Audio Recordings
    Organizational Records
    Publications

    Geographic Name:

    San Diego County (Calif.) -- Social life and customs

    Topical Term:

    Art -- Study and teaching -- California -- San Diego County -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
    Arts -- California -- San Diego County -- Finance -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
    Arts fund raising -- California -- San Diego County -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
    Combined Arts and Education Council of San Diego County -- Archives

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright interests in some of these materials have been transferred to or belong to San Diego State University. 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. 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.

    Accruals

    1977