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Register of the Zimmerman (Rheta L.) Collection, 1933-1953
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BOX 1: ZIMMERMAN COLLECTION

 

1.1: COLUMBIA STATE HISTORIC PARK

 

a-Corresp. between Rheta L. Zimmerman, State Parks Commission & others (1934-49) [incl. corresp. with Newton B. Drury (later Director of National Parks) concerning acquisition of lands for Columbia]

 

b-Columbia (Calif.) bibliography

 

c-Rheta L. Zimmerman. "Columbia, Gem of the Southern Mines"

 

d-Clippings & news releases (1934-1945) [emphasis on Park dedication, July 1945]

 

e-Thomas F. Kent, Calif. State Parks Comm. portfolio of proposed Columbia State Historic Park (1937) [incl. pictures, maps, appraisal]

 

f-"Columbia State Historic Park" (1953) [information brochure]

 

1.2: PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO RESTORATION

 

a-Corresp. between RLZ & various public officials (1938) [incl. letter from FDR]

 

b-Rheta L. Zimmerman. [untitled bkgrd info binder on Presidio; incl. plans for Natl. Historic Monument status]

 

c-Presidio photo bibliography [incl. locations of photos]

 

d-List of historic markers at Presidio & Ft. Mason

 

1.3: INA COOLBRITH PARK

 

a-Corresp. between RLZ and SF Parks Commissioners (1942-1947)

 

b-Text of plaque in park

 

1.4: LAUREL HILL CEMETERY PARK CLIPPINGS (1940)

 

1.5: OTHER SMALL SF MONUMENTS

 

a-Pioneer Mother, Golden Gate Park (1940)

 

b-First SF Public Playground (1941)

 

c-Cross at Pt. Lobos commemorating Fr. Palou's cross of 1774 (1941)

 

d-Yerba Buena Cemetery (1941)

 

e-Washington Bicentennial Grove, Golden Gate Park (1942)

 

1.6: MUIR-KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK

 

a-RLZ. [untitled outline of address to California Club, SF]

 

b-American Planning & Civic Assn. "John Muir-Kings Canyon National Park" (1939) [pamphlet on park proposal]

 

1.7: SF HISTORIC SITES COMMITTEE MINUTES (1938) [incl. list of sites to be marked]

 

1.8: RLZ. "HISTORIC SPOTS IN SF MARKED BY THE DAR" [radio talk]