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Guide to the Orange County Ephemera Collection MS.R.089
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  • Title: Orange County ephemera collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.089
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 7.7 linear feet (6 record cartons, two document boxes, two half-width document boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1950-2013
    Abstract: This collection consists of various ephemera about Orange County, California from various donors. Subjects and materials include flyers, brochures, and programs concerning Orange County political and election issues and cultural events; political campaign materials for the 1978 state and local elections; a postcard book and color print plus envelope depicting San Juan Capistrano; and materials on the cities of Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Crystal Cove State Park, and Orange County water issues.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged in 4 series:
    • Series 1. Centennial Bibliography of Orange County, California, 2.0 linear feet
    • Series 2. Cities of Orange County, California, 2.0 linear feet
    • Series 3. Subject Files, 3.2 linear feet
    • Series 4. Newsletters, 0.5 linear feet

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection consists of various ephemera about Orange County, California from various donors. Subjects and materials include flyers, brochures, and programs concerning Orange County political and election issues and cultural events; political campaign materials for the 1978 state and local elections; a postcard book and color print plus envelope depicting San Juan Capistrano; and materials on the cities of Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Crystal Cove State Park, and Orange County water issues. A 2013 addition to the collection includes brochures, programs, fliers, pamphlets, newspapers, and other ephemera documenting civic and cultural events in the city of Irvine and greater Orange County. Materials collected from the 2013 Orange County Pride Festival and Orange International Street Fair are also represented.

    Processing History

    Original collection-level finding aid by Anne Nguyen. Further processing and description by Lynda Rodgers and Patricia Glowinski, 2012; and Lauren Menges, 2015.

    Preferred Citation

    Orange County ephemera collection. MS-R089. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ephemera -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
    Ephemera -- California -- Orange County -- 21st century.
    Newsletters -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
    Orange County (Calif.) -- Archives
    Orange County (Calif.) -- Social life and customs.