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Finding aid of the John A. Sanborn papers 0027
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Box 1

Diaries 1909-1942

Scope and Content

34 bound volumes
Box 1, Folder 1

Photographs of Compton in the aftermath of the 1933 Long Beach, California, earthquake, 1933 March 10

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23 items.
 

Newspaper Clippings

Box 1, Folder 2

Letters to the Editor

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Clippings of Letters to the Editor written by John A. Sanborn and published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram. Clippings deal primarily with Long Beach civic issues, including sewage drainage and the build-up of the Port of Long Beach. (25 items.)
Box 1, Folder 3

Articles about health and religion

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Clippings about health and religion. Many of the clippings were taken from Sanborn's diaries and are marked on the back with the day from which they were taken.
Box 1, Folder 4

Articles about the 1933 earthquake

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Clippings of the coverage of the 1933 Long Beach earthquake. (10 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

Articles about state and national affairs

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Clippings about state and national affairs. (27 items)
Box 1, Folder 6

Articles about people and places of Southern California, primarily Compton and Covina, California and inspirational and poetry columns.

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Clippings about people and places of Southern California, primarily Compton and Covina, California and of inspirational and poetry columns. (49 items)
 

Miscellaneous

Box 1, Folder 7

Ticket to Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1932 August 4

Box 1, Folder 7

Birthday Postcard

Box 1, Folder 7

Father's Day card

Box 1, Folder 7

Ink blotter with advertisement

Box 1, Folder 7

Christmas postcard

Box 1, Folder 7

Drawings

Box 1, Folder 7

Envelope

Box 1, Folder 7

Daily calendar page

Box 1, Folder 7

Christmas gift tag