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Finding Aid for the Expositions and Fairs Collection, 1853-1974
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Description
Collection consists of pamphlets, brochures, catalogs, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera related to various expositions and fairs. Events include: World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, 1893), Midwinter International Exposition (San Francisco, 1894), Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition (Omaha, 1898), Pan-American Exposition (Buffalo, 1901), Louisiana Purchase Exposition (St. Louis, 1904), Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (Portland, Oregon, 1905), Jamestown Exposition (Norfolk, 1907), Panama-Pacific International Exposition (San Francisco, 1915), and Golden Gate International Exposition (San Francisco, 1939). Also includes material for other U.S. fairs (up to Spokane, 1974), a historical register of the U.S. Centennial Exposition (Philadelphia, 1876), and materials from Paris, London, and other foreign fairs.
Extent
24 boxes (12 linear ft.) 10 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.