Finding aid of the County Historical Heritage Commission Papers and Photographs

Trista Raezer
Santa Clara County Archives
1875 Senter Road
San Jose, CA 95112-2527
Phone: (408) 755-7895
Fax: (408) 755-7897
URL: http://archives.sccgov.org
Email: Archives@ceo.sccgov.org
© 2009
Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

Finding aid of the County Historical Heritage Commission Papers and Photographs

Collection number: 2009-071

Santa Clara County Archives

San Jose, California
Processed by:
Trista Raezer
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Trista Raezer
© 2009 Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: County Historical Heritage Commission papers and photographs
Dates: 1960-1983
Bulk Dates: 1975-1979
Collection number: 2009-071
Creator: Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission
Collection Size: 5 archival boxes, 1 scrapbook
Repository: Santa Clara County Archives.
San Jose, CA 95112-2527
Abstract: The County Historical Heritage Commission Papers and Photographs collection contains Commission documents, correspondence, minutes, agendas, Heritage Resource Inventory paperwork, Historic American Buildings Surveys, newspaper clippings, photographs and negatives that range from 1960 to 1983. The bulk of the collection is from 1975 to 1979 when Art Ogilvie, a county planner, was on the commission.
Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult Archives staff.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

The Archives can claim physical ownership only for some collections. Users are responsible for securing permission of the copyright holder for publication or quotation.

Preferred Citation

County Historical Heritage Commission papers and photographs, 2009-071, Santa Clara County Archives.

Acquisition Information

This collection was transferred to the Archives by the Historical Heritage Commission in 2009.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Trista Raezer working under NHPRC grant RA-10047-07, the Santa Clara County Archives Project. A fuller account of the grant project is available at the Archives website.

Administrative History

The Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission was created in 1973 by the Board of Supervisors in order to "protect, preserve, and promote the appreciation, recognition and preservation of historic resources in Santa Clara County." This commission advises the Board of Supervisors.
The commission is responsible for the creation and maintaining of the Heritage Resource Inventory, promoting historic preservation, and ensuring that significantly historic structures and sites are not disturbed or destroyed.

Scope and Content of Collection

The County Historical Heritage Commission Papers and Photographs collection contains Commission documents, correspondence, minutes, agendas, Heritage Resource Inventory paperwork, Historic American Buildings Surveys, newspaper clippings, photographs and negatives that range from 1960 to 1983. The bulk of the collection is from 1975 to 1979 when Art Ogilvie, a county planner, was on the commission.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into three series: Commission records, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The Commission records are arranged by type, the clippings are arranged by date, and the photographs are arranged by order number.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Archaeology
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Historic American Buildings Survey
Historic preservation
Historic sites
Historic trees
Maps
Photographs
Santa Clara County (Calif.)
Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission


Container List

 

Series: I Commission records, 1970s

Physical Description: 3 archival boxes
Box/Folder 1/1-1/3

Archaeology

Physical Description: 3 folders
Box/Folder 1/4-1/8

Correspondence

Physical Description: 5 folders
Box/Folder 1/9

County Flags

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 1/10

Earthquakes

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 1/11

El Camino Trust for Historic Preservation

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 1/12

Flyers, pamphlets, etc.

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 1/13

Geological and Environmental

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 1/14-1/16

Historical Heritage Commission Minutes and Agendas

Physical Description: 3 folders
Box/Folder 1/17

Historical Heritage Commission Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 2/18-2/28

Historic Sites

Physical Description: 11 folders
Box/Folder 2/29

Historical Trees

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 2/30-3/32

Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box/Folder 3/33-3/34

Maps

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box/Folder 3/35-3/36

Memorandums

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box/Folder 3/37

Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 3/38

Miscellaneous Minutes and Agendas

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 3/39-3/40

Ordinances, Bills, Codes, Etc.

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box/Folder 3/41

San Francisco Bay Model

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/Folder 3/42

Historic American Buildings Surveys

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Survey numbers: CA-114, CA-1116, CA-2003, CA-2004, CA-2006, CA-2007, CA-2008, CA-2009, CA-2010
Box/Folder 3/43

Historic American Buildings Surveys

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Survey numbers: CA-2011, CA-2012, CA-2013, CA-2014, CA-2048, CA-2050, CA-2060, CA-2061, CA-2062
Box/Folder 3/44

Historic American Buildings Surveys

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Survey numbers: CA-2063, CA-2064, CA-2065, CA-2066, CA-2067, CA-2068, CA-2069
Box/Folder 3/45

Historic American Buildings Surveys

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Survey numbers:CA-2076, CA-2077, CA-2091, CA-2092, CA-2093, CA-2094, CA-2095
Box/Folder 3/46

Historic American Buildings Surveys

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Survey numbers: CA-2096, CA-2097, CA-2098, CA-2100A, CA-2100, CA-2100-9, CA-2101, CA-2102, CA-2103
Box/Folder 3/47

Historic American Buildings Surveys

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Survey numbers: CA-2105, CA-2016, CA-2107, CA-2108, CA-2109, CA-2110, CA-2111, CA-2113
Box/Folder 3/48

Historic American Buildings Survey Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Series: II Newspaper Clippings, 1960-1980

Physical Description: 1 archival box and 1 scrapbook

Series Scope and Content

This series contains newspaper clippings covering local history from the San Jose Mercury News and other local newspapers
Box/Folder 1/1-1/18

Newspaper articles 1960s-1980s

Physical Description: 18 folders
 

Series: III Photographs and Negatives, 1960s-1990s

Physical Description: 1 archival box
Box/Folder 1/1-1/22

Photographs of Historical Buildings and Sites, 1960s-1990s

Physical Description: 22 folders
Box/Folder 1/23-1/24

Negatives of Historical Buildings and Sites, 1960s-1990s

Physical Description: 2 undersized boxes