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Sherman Library and Gardens
614 Dahlia Ave.
Corona del Mar, California 92625
Phone: (949) 673-1880
Fax: (949) 675-5458
Email: paul@slgardens.org
Physical collections: 17
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Blaich (John A) Papers

The John A. Blaich papers consist of photographs, slides, notes, newspaper clippings, copies of published materials, logs and correspondence generally relating to sailing in Newport Harbor, CA. The papers include files compiled by Blaich while preparing his "On the Water,"...

 
Buffum Family Papers

The collection consists of materials related to the business interests and activities of various members of the Buffum family and the Buffums’ Department Store.

 
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Clark (Daniel B.) Papers

The collection contains screenplays and manuscripts, by Clark and others, for western films, documentaries, and television shows.

 
Corona del Mar Business Improvement District Records

The collection consists of materials related to the activities of the Corona del Mar Business Improvement District (BID). The primary focus of the materials represented in the collection is the revitalization program for the Coast Highway, and an extensive amount...

 
Corona del Mar Centennial Foundation Records

The collection consists of the operational records of the Corona del Mar Centennial Foundation. Much of the collection relates to specific programmatic functions or events sponsored in 2004 by the Corona del Mar Centennial Foundation, including the creation of Centennial...

 
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Excelsior Creamery Company Records

The collection consists of the business records (including correspondence, financial records, publications, legal documents and other materials) of the Excelsior Creamery Company and its affiliated organizations, the Excelsior Ranch Company and Excelsior Farms. A sizeable amount of financial records in...

 
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Hitchcock (Kent) Photograph Collection

The collection consists of photographic black and white photographs taken in the Newport Beach, California, area depicting various scenes of ships, fishing, buildings, boats, races, events, houses, and businesses during the 1940s and 1950s.

 
Horvath (Francis J.) Collection

The collection consists of materials related to the life, activities and interests of Francis J. Horvath. Some materials relate to his interest in civic affairs in Newport Beach, and there are other personal items related to the celebration of Mr....

 
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Lamb (Dana and Ginger) Papers

The collection consists of the personal papers of the adventurers and explorers Dana and Ginger Lamb. The collection contains an extensive amount of material which meticulously documents their travels, personal lives, and family history.

 
Los Angeles Olympic Games Collection

The collection consists of materials concerning the Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles in 1932 and 1984.

 
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Mason (William R.) Papers

The collection consists of documents (many of which are photocopies), photographs and plaques related to some of the business and public service activities and interests of William R. Mason. Mason trained as a civil engineer, graduating from the University of...

 
Mendenhall (William F.) Papers

The collection consists of published and unpublished materials related to the life, professional activities and interests of William F. Mendenhall. William F. Mendenhall was worked at the United States Naval Weapons Station in Seal Beach, California and served as a...

 
Miller (Joe and Ramona) California Land Grant Collection

The collection consists of materials concerning the review of several Mexican and Spanish land grant claims in California in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The three ranchos represented in the collection are: Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana (Orange...

 
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Newport Harbor Businessmen's Association Records

The Newport Harbor Businessmen’s Association held its founding meeting on October 23, 1946. The Association’s stated objectives were to promote the general welfare of the Newport Harbor community, promote ethical business practices and to foster and encourage business primarily along...

 
Newport Harbor Lady Anglers Records

The Newport Harbor Lady Anglers (NHLA) was established September 13, 1949 as a women’s only deep sea fishing club. The collection includes minutes, by-laws, bulletins, invitations, newspaper clippings and photographs documenting the history of the club.

 
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Orange County Division of the League of California Cities

The collection includes records documenting the Orange County Division of the League of California Cities' activities during the 1960s and 1970s, a period of explosive growth in Orange County, California. These activities included advocacy on issues of importance to the...

 
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Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company Records

The Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company was founded in 1868 Initially the company offered life and endowment policies and began investing in community improvements. In 1885, the company began offering accident insurance, and in March 1906 it consolidated with Los...