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Guide to the Disneyland Employee and Promotional Materials Collection
MS-R077  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Related Collections
  • Separation Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Disneyland employee and promotional materials collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1975-1993
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1981-1987)
    Collection number: MS-R077
    Collector: Kelly, Jon Timothy
    Extent: 1 linear foot (2 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: This collection comprises employee training and policy guides, promotional material and brochures for the Disneyland and Walt Disney World theme parks and rides, popular publications featuring the Disney corporation and its entertainment subsidiaries, and other related material. The collection also contains copies of several Disney serials intended for either the Disney staff or the general public. All items were collected by the donor during his employment at Disneyland as a "Cast Member," the term used to refer to public service employees.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Disneyland Employee and Promotional Materials Collection. MS-R77. 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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Jon Timothy Kelly, 1999-2000.

    Processing History

    Processed by Mary Ellen Goddard and William Landis in 1999, and by Adrian Turner in 2000.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection comprises employee training and policy guides, promotional material and brochures for the Disneyland and Walt Disney World theme parks and rides, popular publications featuring the Disney corporation and its entertainment subsidiaries, and other related material. The collection also contains copies of several Disneyland serials intended for either the Disney staff or the general public. All items were collected by the donor during his employment at Disneyland as a "Cast Member," the term used to refer to public service employees.

    Related Collections

    Related collections of Disneyland and Walt Disney World newsletters, publications, and brochures can be found at the Anaheim Public Library in California and the Orlando Public Library in Florida.

    Separation Note

    Three serials were removed from this collection and cataloged separately:
    • Annual report, 1986-1995. Walt Disney Productions report.
    • Disney news, 1979-1993. Quarterly publication for members of the Magic Kingdom Club (continued by Disney magazine).
    • Disney magazine, 1994-1995. Quarterly publication for members of the Magic Kingdom Club.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Disneyland (Calif.)--Archival resources.
    Amusement parks--California--Anaheim--Archival resources.
    Orange County (Calif.)--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Employees' manuals.