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Special Collections, UC Irvine
Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries, P.O. Box 19557
Irvine, California 92623-9557
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Email: spcoll@uci.edu
Collections with online items: 8
Physical collections: 362
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Abbott (Clint) historical sheet music collection

This collection comprises approximately 200 pieces of late 19th-century and early 20th-century American sheet music.

 
Adams (Claire) Photographs

This collection consists primarily of fifty-four photographs of silent movie actress Claire Adams depicted in many of her forty six silent films. Production companies include Paramount, Universal, and Jesse G. Hampton Productions. The collection also includes studio portrait photographs, a...

 
Advertisement sketches of women's fashions and accessories (Collection of)

This collection comprises 16 hand-drawn and hand-colored sketches of magazine advertisements for women's clothing and other products, such as beach towels, hosiery, and cigarettes. The sketches were created with various media, including pencil, ink, colored pencil, and watercolor, and are...

 
Algeranoff (Harcourt) Photograph Album.

This photograph album was created by ballet dancer and choreographer Harcourt Algeranoff, who partnered Anna Pavlova during her world tours. The album contains 178 photographs from 1922 to 1928 depicting the Pavlova Company on tour in South Africa, Egypt, and...

 
Alice Madeleine Laborde Papers

Alice Madeleine Laborde was a founding faculty member of the French and Italian studies department at UC Irvine. Laborde acted as Associate Professor and specialized in the study of 18th century French literature. In 1977 she filed a lawsuit against...

 
Allen and Lewis costume sketches

This collection comprises nine costume sketches by the late 19th-century London costume firm Allen and Lewis. Sketches were created with watercolor and pencil, and are approximately 9.5 centimeters by 15.5 centimeters. Designs portray women in a variety of stage roles...

 
Amador, Yorba, López, and Cota families correspondence

This collection comprises hand-written correspondence among members of the Amador, Yorba, López, and Cota families in the region of Orange County, San Diego County, and Baja California from 1853 to 1879. Items include personal letters and business receipts. The collection...

 
American Almanacs Collection

This collection comprises almanacs and fragments of almanacs published in the United States during the 18th-20th centuries.

 
Appel (Al and Charlotte S.) Papers

This collection of Al and Charlotte S. Appel's papers document various socialist and left-wing political parties and movements in Orange County, California chiefly from 1965-1990. The collection includes journals, flyers, newsletters, posters, and other ephemera, as well as correspondence of...

 
Ariel (Joan) Collection of Lesbian Periodicals

This collection consists of lesbian and women's liberation newsletters and journals from 1970-1994 accumulated by Joan Ariel, Women's Studies Librarian and a Women's Studies faculty member at the University of California, Irvine.

 
Ariel (Joan) Files on Women's Political Activism

This collection documents Joan Ariel's interests in women's political activism, particularly in Orange County, California. It includes newsletters, press releases, and other printed ephemera from the following organizations: Know, Inc. (Pittsburg, PA); Los Angeles Women's Center; N.O.W.; National Women's Political...

 
Armor (Samuel and Alice L.) Papers

The papers of Samuel and his wife Alice L. Armor of Orange, California include incoming letters and postcards, miscellaneous Orange County ephemera, photographs of family and friends, and essays by Samuel on topics such as flood control and politics. Also...

 
Audubon (John J.) Autograph and Portraits

This collection consists of six portraits, two facsemile signatures, and one autograph of John J. Audubon from the mid 1800s.

 
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Badham (Robert E.) Papers

Records accummulated by Robert E. Badham during his 25 years of public service in California include materials from his terms in the California Assembly and in the U.S. House of Representatives. This collection documents only Badham's political career and...

 
Baker (David L.) Files on Political Issues in Orange County, California

This collection consists of the working files and subject files of David L. Baker, engineer and member of the Board of Supervisors for Orange County, California from the early 1960s - early 1970s. Included are 25 binders of newspaper clippings...

 
Balderrama (Art) Files on the 1988 AIDS Walk Orange County

This collection consists chiefly of Art Balderrama's papers related to the 1988 AIDS Walk Orange County, for which he served on the Board of Directors. Also included are minutes of meetings of the Lesbian/Gay/Feminist Leadership Federation of Orange County (LGFFOC)...

 
Baldwin (G. Lewis) Papers

The collection includes early county records given to Baldwin by the Irvine Company, as well as materials documenting Baldwin's work with Southern California agriculture. Records primarily document the San Joaquin Fruit Company, the San Joaquin Fruit and Investment Company, and...

 
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo Press Clipping Scrapbooks

This collection consists of two scrapbooks containing the press clippings of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo's 1947 and 1956-1957 seasons. The clippings are mostly from American and Canadian newspapers and are in English and French.

 
Bank of Orange Cash Account Book

This collection contains a cash account book of the Bank of Orange (or Orange Bank) beginning in 1887.

 
Bergel (Kurt) Collection of Viennese Dance, Theater, and Music Programs

This collection consists of a small number of German-language programs from Vienna for dance, theatre, opera and music concerts, 1917-1935.

 
Bergeson (Marian) papers

This collection comprises the administrative and legislative files of California state senator Marian Bergeson. Bergeson was the first Republican woman elected to both the California State Assembly and California State Senate. During her years in the California State Legislature, Bergeson...

 
Berley Studios fashion drawings

The collection comprises of approximately 700 mimeographed drawings bound in 7 volumes, used for illustrating women's apparel trade in New York City. The majority of the designs are marked with the name of the studio and the artist.

 
Billingsley (Ray) Papers

This collection comprises the professional and personal papers of Ray Billingsley, a prominent lawyer in Santa Ana, California from the late 1800s to early 1900s. Included are records from his legal practice and his business interests in the Villa Park...

 
Blancarte (Esther) Autograph Albums and Portrait

This collection from Esther Blancarte of Los Angeles, California comprises six small autograph albums containing handwritten messages from schoolmates and teachers, and one album containing inscriptions in Spanish by members of a visiting baseball club from Mexico. The collection also...

 
Bontine (Anne Elizabeth) Diaries and Other Materials

This collection comprises 22 diaries by Anne Elizabeth Bontine, the mother of 19th century Scottish politician and author Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham. The materials generally describe her reflections on social activities in Scotland and England providing a detailed account of...

 
Bork (Alfred M.) Papers

This collection comprises materials documenting the career of Alfred M. Bork, University of California, Irvine professor of physics, information and computer science, as well as founder and director of the Educational Technology Center. Included are files that document Bork's professional...

 
Bosworth (Annie H.) Diaries

The collection contains two handwritten volumes of Annie H. Bosworth's diaries from January-May 1878. A resident of San Francisco, California, Bosworth described her daily activities in her diaries, which included visits to Chinatown, Marin County, San Quentin prison, and several...

 
Boy Scouts of America 1953 Jamboree in Irvine, California (Collection on the)

This collection comprises material documenting the first Boy Scouts of America jamboree ever to be held in California, which took place in 1953 at the Irvine Ranch near Santa Ana. The collection includes a photograph album, likely the property of...

 
Bradburn (Donald) Papers

This collection comprises materials that document Bradburn's career as a dance photographer, choreographer, and professor at the University of California, Irvine. Included are programs, manuscripts, clippings, notebooks, scrapbooks, research files, teaching materials, videotapes, and photographic images.

 
Bradstreet (Elizabeth) collection on Powell (Lawrence Clark)

This collection consists of papers of and about Lawrence Clark Powell, former UC Los Angeles Librarian, collected by Elizabeth Bradstreet, Powell's administrative assistant. Included are pamphlets, reprints, periodicals, typescripts, clippings, and other ephemera by and about Powell. The earliest item...

 
Brafford (Brad) Papers

This collection is comprised of files created by gay rights activist G.C. "Brad" Brafford of Orange County, California, primarily from 1972 until the late 1990s. Included are materials created and distributed by local, regional, and national gay/lesbian and other political...

 
Branson (Henry C.) Salisbury Plain Typescript and Correspondence

This material comprises an unbound typescript of Branson's and correspondence between Branson and author Kenneth Millar (also known by his pseudonym Ross Macdonald), consisting of 24 holograph and typescript letters written between 1963 and 1966. These letters concern Millar's revisions...

 
Braunwald (Susan R.) Language Acquisition Diaries

This collection is comprised of diaries created by Susan R. Braunwald documenting her second child's acquisition of American English between late infancy (8-months) and early childhood (50-months). The diaries are redacted photocopied versions that are otherwise exact copies of the...

 
Bremer (Georgina D.) photographs and California vacation album

This collection comprises photographs and a California vacation album that belonged to Georgina D. Bremer, a Maywood, Illinois schoolteacher. Photographs are of Bremer, her family and friends, and her home in Maywood. The vacation album documents a trip to Southern...

 
Brown (Richard Blake) Manuscript and Correspondence

This collection contains the manuscript of Richard Blake Brown's unpublished biography of Ludwig II of Bavaria titled The Bavarian Cousins. Also included is a small amount of related correspondence, in addition to drawings and other items.

 
Bruccoli (Matthew J.) Research Materials on Kenneth Millar

This collection contains research materials and notes for two books on Kenneth Millar by Matthew J. Bruccoli, (1983), and (1984). It also includes Millar's manuscripts for several books and correspondence between Bruccoli and Millar.

 
Buff (Mary and Conrad) Children's Book Materials

This collection contains materials relating to the publication of 13 children's books written and illustrated by Conrad and Mary Buff. It includes 14 manuscripts, 13 mock-ups, 4 sets of galley proof pages, 2 sets of galley proof sheets, and 50...

 
Bukowski (Charles) Manuscript

The collection comprises an unsigned, untitled, and undated handwritten manuscript of a prose piece composed by Charles Bukowski, noted American poet. The 8-page text consists of a monologue about life, the arts, friends, and many other matters, written in a...

 
Burchfield (Jerry) Laguna Canyon Posters

This collection contains two posters documenting environmentalist activities engaged in by Jerry Burchfield and Mark Chamberlain, two professional photographers living in Laguna Beach, California. The posters are titled - Laguna Canyon Project, circa 1989-1990 and , circa 1998-1999.

 
Burroughs (John) Photographs and Letters

This collection consists of photographs of John Burroughs and letters written to friends during 1906-1917.

 
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California Coastal Commission Liquefied Natural Gas Files (Collection of)

The California Coastal Commission Liquefied Natural Gas files contain reports, correspondence, court records, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous files relating to liquefied natural gas (LNG) sites proposed by several public utility companies in 1972. The California Coastal Commission was created through...

 
California Ephemera (Collection of)

This collection comprises brochures and printed ephemera on California counties and localities collected by Mary Ference, an elementary school teacher in the Anaheim City School District in 1962.

 
California Newspaper Collection

This intentionally accumulated collection of scattered issues of newspapers printed in California consists of approximately 100 Orange County titles and approximately 160 titles from other urban, rural, and remote locations, primarily in Southern California. Significant but chronologically limited coverage can...

 
California Political Publication and Ephemera Collection

This collection comprises political publications and ephemera distributed in California from 1936 to 1989. Materials document the activities of California and Orange County legislators, politicians, and officials such as Robert E. Badham, John V. Briggs, Dennis E. Carpenter, Edmund G....

 
California Republican Assembly records

The collection comprises records from the California Republican Assembly (CRA), a grassroots political organization that promotes conservative values, policies, and candidates related to the Republican Party. Over the years CRA has supported several winning candidates in the national political arena...

 
California Vacation Albums

This collection is comprised of six early-20th-century albums of uncertain provenance containing photographic prints, postcards, and photomechanical reproductions that document the vacation experiences of the creator of each album. Locales depicted are chiefly in Southern California, but also include areas...

 
Callahan (Patricia) Files on Orange County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Activism

This collection primarily documents AIDS, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activism in Orange County, California circa 1985-2005, including material on the Elections Committee of the County of Orange (ECCO), Laguna Outreach, and the No on 64 Campaign. The bulk of...

Cancian (Frank) Papers

Frank Cancian is a professor of anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. The materials in this collection focus mainly on Cancian's anthropological study of Mayan culture. Incuded are field notes, field interviews, diaries, research notes, and background research materials.

 
Carballal (Esther) Sewing Sample Book

This collection comprises a sewing sample book created by Esther Carballal, a student enrolled at the Centro Singer de Costura in Quilmes, Argentina, circa 1958. The cover of the sample book is stamped in gold, "Muestrario, Centro Singer de Costura"...

 
Carpenter (Dennis E.) Papers

This collection comprises the administrative and legislative files of the office of California State Senator Dennis E. Carpenter. Administrative files primarily consist of official press releases, printed material, newsletters issued by Carpenter's offices in Sacramento and Irvine, California, and ephemera...

 
Carroll Family Chinese Memorabilia

This collection comprises miscellaneous Chinese artifacts, photographs, and related memorabilia collected by the father of Richard Carroll while he lived in China as a B.F. Goodrich employee, 1898-1923.

 
Carver (George Washington) Letter to Dana H. Johnson

Collection comprises one manuscript letter, with envelope, from George Washington Carver, noted African American agricultural chemist, to Dana H. Johnson. The letter, which is friendly and informal, concerns the domestic life of Johnson. It is written on letterhead of Tuskegee...

 
Chase (Alexander W.) Overland Journal

The illustrated holograph journal of Alexander W. Chase documenting his family's overland journey from Iowa to California by covered wagon from May to August 1861. The illustrations include both pencil sketches and watercolors. The journal is accompanied by 43 loose...

 
Chilcote (Ronald H.) Papers

This collection consists of the papers of Ronald H. Chilcote, resident and civil activist of Laguna Beach, California documenting his involvement with the Laguna Beach Unified School District and school board, Temple Hills Community Association, Laganza Farm, Laguna Greenbelt, Inc.,...

Cochems (Edward W.) Photographs

This collection is comprised of approximately 1,200 photographs taken by Edward William Cochems, a prominent commercial photographer in Santa Ana, California, between ca. 1919-ca. 1949. The images are principally views of Southern California, primarily Orange County locations. Areas receiving the...

 
Cochran (Harrington W.) Manuscript on Baja California

This collection consists of a bound typescript manuscript of , compiled by Captain Harrington Willson Cochran, M.I.D., under the direction of the Department Intelligence Officer, Intelligence Office, Headquarters, Western Department, San Francisco, California, November 23, 1919. This is an unpublished...

 
Cohen (Robert) Collection on Jerzy Grotowski

This collection consists of materials assembled by Robert Cohen, titled , which consists of correspondence, grant materials, budget papers, immigration materials and newspaper clippings, all either relevant to Polish theater director Jerzy Grotowski or his stay at the University of...

 
Cohen (Robert) papers

This collection comprises papers of Robert Cohen, a professor of drama and founding faculty member at the University of California, Irvine. Fifty-three production books, which include scripts, reviews, photographs and stage directions, document Cohen's work as director for theater productions...

 
Collection of Medical Instruments

This collection contains antique medical instruments including a blood pressure cuff and gauge kit, drug vials, and many unidentified surgical instruments in boxes.

 
Committee of 4000 Records

This collection consists of documents of and related to the Committee of 4000, a non-profit political action group from Irvine, California. The Committee of 4000 was an organization founded by land leaseholders who disputed the terms of their leasing rights...

 
Como (William) Collection

This collection consists of a small number of dance programs, the 1985 magazine annual, two memorial Balanchine publications, and unsorted ephemera donated by William Como, editor-in-chief of magazine.

 
Conference in the Study of Twentieth-Century Literature Records

This collection documents in only a partial manner the activities of the Conference, which was held annually for 7 years in East Lansing, Michigan, to promote scholarship and teaching of contemporary literature and was attended by several prominent founding UCI...

 
Connecticut Colony Land Deeds

This collection comprises three Connecticut Colony land deeds dated 18 September 1745, 16 February 1751, and 15 April 1771.

 
Contredanse Notation Manuscript Cards and Other Material (Collection of )

à Six seems to consist of four cards with notation and titled figures.

 
Cooley (Leland Frederick) and Lee Morrison Cooley Papers

This collection consists of papers of Leland Cooley's literary activities, including his fiction as well as his non-fiction books on retirement and land issues in Southern California. Included are manuscripts, galleys, reviews, promotional material, research files correspondence, and photographs. There...

 
Coulter (Bessie) Collection

This collection consists of materials documenting Bessie Coulter's activities as Curator of the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana and her research notes and chronologies relating to the Bernardo Yorba family. In Coulter's papers there are photographs and other miscellaneous materials...

 
Cozzens (James Gould) Children and Others Galley Proofs

This collection consists of galley proofs of James Gould Cozzens' book, (1964), with some corrections by the publisher.

 
Cruikshank (George) Etchings

This collection contains five etchings by George Cruikshank titled "Mushroom Monstrosities" and "The Dancing Lesson," which is made up of four plates. All five plates are colored. The images measure 5 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches.

 
Cunninghame Graham (Angus, Sir) Naval History Manuscripts Collection

This collection comprises naval documents, correspondence, and other related materials collected and assembled by British Admiral Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham. The materials provide insights not just into naval history but also day-to-day operations aboard British ships during the 18th, 19th...

 
Cushing (Frank M.) Collection

This collection consists of materials printed and collected by Frank Myrle Cushing, proprietor of the noted Garden View Press in Tustin, California (founded in 1929). Included are numerous samples of Cushing's commercial and fine printing, as well as the works...

 
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Dana Point Syndicate Records of S.H. Woodruff

The business records collected by real estate developer S.H. Woodruff in his capacity as head of the Dana Point Syndicate, a group of wealthy Los Angeles investors formed to finance the purchase, subdivision, and development of some 1,400 acres of...

 
Dance Cards and Invitations from California

This collection comprises 30 dance cards, tickets, and invitations to balls and prize masquerades held in San Francisco, Oroville, and Petaluma (primarily San Francisco). The materials are printed; some of the dance cards are partially filled in and some invitations...

 
Dance Cards and Tango Cutouts

This collection comprises 15 dance cards and 4 decorative tango dancer cutouts.

 
Dance Invitations from Massachusetts Collection

This collection comprises an inaugural ball admittance ticket and eleven invitations for dances, balls, and a cotillion party held in locations in Massachusetts, chiefly in the city of Worcester. All materials are printed. Several include holograph notations of dates or...

 
Dance Photograph Collection

The Dance Photograph Collection is comprised of publicity images, taken by commercial photographers and stamped with credit lines. Items date from 1906 to 1970. The images, all silver gelatin, document the repertoires of six major companies; choreographers' original works, primarily...

 
Dance Program and Ephemera Collection

This collection comprises printed materials, primarily dance programs, documenting significant international dancers, dance companies, festivals, performances, and events. The bulk of this collection comprises materials on 20th century American and European ballet performers and companies, such as the American...

 
Davenport (Mildred) Dance Programs and Dance School Materials

This collection comprises dance programs, dance school materials, photographs, and ephemera documenting the early career of the Boston-based African-American dancer, dance instructor, and civic official Mildred Davenport. The bulk of this collection consists of dance programs and dance school materials....

 
Desti (Mary) Collection on Isadora Duncan

The Mary Desti Collection focuses on the dancer Isadora Duncan. Materials include incoming correspondence from or relating to Duncan, photographs, ephemera, clippings, programs, artifacts and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Mary Desti was Duncan's close friend and biographer.

 
Disneyland Employee and Promotional Materials Collection

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...

 
Dougherty (John) Papers

The John Dougherty Papers illustrate Dougherty's multi-faceted career and the world of Los Angeles dance and theater from 1956 to 1983. This collection reflects dance in Los Angeles from the local dance academy to the visiting international company. Do ugherty,...

 
Dudley (Paul H.), Geology of the South Flank of the Santa Ana Mountains

, written by Paul H. Dudley, contains information geographic information about the Santa Ana Mountains as well as maps of the area.

 
Duncan (Isadora) Dance Programs and Ephemera

This collection comprises dance programs and some ephemera documenting Isadora Duncan and her international performances from 1900 to 1920. Materials in this collection are in Dutch, English, French, and German. Also included are programs for performances by her students, the...

 
Dunham, Katherine (photograph collection on)

This collection comprises approximately 875 photographs of Katherine Dunham, the renowned dancer, choreographer, teacher, anthropologist, and humanitarian, and of the Katherine Dunham Dance Company. The collection contains photographic prints, proofs, contact sheets, and postcards depicting performances, rehearsals, portraits publicity efforts,...

 
Dunlap (John "Sky") Collection

This collection consists of the papers of John William "Sky" Dunlap, Orange County, California journalist, publisher, and owner-operator of the Pacific Clipping Service. Included are photographs, correspondence and newspaper clippings. Dunlap's collection includes issues of approximately 440 early newspapers from...

 
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East Irvine Historic Resources Documentation Photographs

This collection of 230 photographs and 106 associated negatives documents buildings in East Irvine, California that were built at the turn of the twentieth century. The collection was compiled by Sanchez Talarico Association, Inc. in circa 1988 in order to...

 
Eckstein (Harry) Papers

This collection contains the papers of Professor Harry Eckstein, Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. Included are analytical essays, notes, correspondence, photographs, research materials, UC Irvine syllabi and course materials, copies of dissertations, journals,...

Egan (Richard) Manuscript Maps of Orange County

Four manuscript survey maps and one plat map depicting areas of Orange County and attributed to the noted surveyor and judge Richard Egan. One map is dated 1878 and 1879 by Egan. The other maps are undated and unsigned but...

 
El Toro Airport (Collection on the Development of)

This collection comprises records related to the development of the El Toro Airport in Irvine, California.

 
Elections Committee of the County of Orange (ECCO) Records

This collection comprises records of the Elections Committee of the County of Orange (ECCO) is an all-volunteer political action committee that works on behalf of civil rights, mainly those of women and the LGBT community. The collection includes newsletters, reports,...

 
Environmental Coalition of Orange County Records

This collection consists of materials related to the Environmental Coalition of Orange County (ECOC), a non-profit environmental group based in Santa Ana, California. The collection includes subjects divided into various county environmental issues from the mid-to-late 1970s to the early...

 
Esser (Grace Denton) Collection

This collection consists chiefly of materials accumulated during Grace Esser's career as a concert and theatrical manager. There are photographs, programs, posters, correspondence and unsorted ephemera. Topics include the Musical Courier in New York, the Ballet Russe as well as...

 
European Women's Fashion Drawings, Collection of

This collection comprises a bound volume of 91 drawings of European women's fashion from the 1940s. The names of the dresses are handwritten on the drawings, in pencil. Languages include French, German, and English.

 
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Fair Housing Council of Orange County Records

This collection consists of materials related to the Fair Housing Council of Orange County (FHCOC), a private non-profit organization formed in 1965 in the wake of the civil rights movement that resulted in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The...

 
Fashion Frocks, Inc. Style Cards and Other Material

This collection comprises 133 style cards, each approximately 23 x 30.5 cm. The bulk of the cards feature fashion styles from the 1952 Fashion Frocks spring collection, with nine representing the 1959 spring and summer collections. Fabric swatches are pinned...

 
Fashion Plate Curio Book

This collection consists of seventy-five engraved fashion plates, dating from 1798-1808, the vast majority published by "Wirgman, Dressmaker, Hanover Street," "Vernor and Hood, Poultry," and "Payne, Milliner and Dressmaker, Old Bond St.," most with original hand coloring.

 
Fine Printing Ephemera (Collection of)

This collection comprises printed ephemera from fine presses in the United States, Great Britain, and Europe that were assembled by the UC Irvine Libraries Department of Special Collections and Archives from a donation by Marie Louise Getty and the Richard...

 
Fisher (Jennifer) Collection of Dance Ephemera and Promotional Materials

This collection comprises dance ephemera and promotional materials collected by University of California, Irvine associate professor of dance Jennifer Fisher that documents dance performance and education in Southern California between 1985 and 2006.

 
Forbes (Albert M.) Civil War Letters

This collection comprises seven letters sent from Albert M. Forbes, Lieutenant, Member Company of the 2nd Illinois Light Artillery, to his family in 1862 during the Civil War. The letters provide a first-hand, detailed account of skirmishes in Tennessee and...

 
Ford (Richard) The Ultimate Good Luck Galley Proofs

This material comprises unbound galley proofs (201 pages on 104 leaves) of Richard Ford's second novel. Each sheet but two contains holograph corrections in Ford's hand, some grammatical, some textual, and some quite extensive. Many of these changes were incorporated...

 
Forster-del Valle Family Papers

The collection contains handwritten correspondences, telegrams, family photographs, and religious ephemera complied by the Del Valle and Forster families between 1804 and 1931.

 
Frank (Edward R.) Stereograph Collection

This collection contains 273 stereographs of various places and subjects collected by Edward R. Frank. Images of China and Japan represent the majority of stereographs in this collection. The bulk of United States stereographs are of Arizona, California, New York,...

 
Frazee (Isaac J.) Papers

Isaac Jenkinson Frazee was a postmaster in San Diego County, California, and an early Orange County, California, painter. This collection comprises letters, business correspondence, and ephemera, primarily from the 1910's. It also includes programs of , a play written by...

 
French (C. E.) letter books

The collection comprises bound copies of outgoing letters written by C. E. French, an entrepreneur who contributed significantly to the growth of Santa Ana, California during the mid to late 19th century. The letters refer to French's personal and business...

 
French Theatrical Costume Etchings, Collection of

Collection comprises 166 French theatrical and operatic costume etchings, each approximately 6 x 9 inches. Each color plate is individually numbered and titled indicating the theatrical roles, names of famous artists, and theatrical performances in which costumes were used. Plates...

 
Friends of the Newport Coast Records

The collection consists of records documenting the activities of Friends of the Newport Coast, an environmental organization dedicated to preserving and protecting open space and wildlife habitat on the Newport Coast in Orange County, California. Included are newsletters, legal documents,...

 
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Gabriel (Israel) Papers

This collection comprises personal papers documenting the career and academic work of choreographer, dancer, and University of California, Irvine dance instructor Israel "El" Gabriel. The bulk of this collection consists of photographic material and memorabilia documenting the work of Gabriel...

 
Gassmann (Remi) Papers

This collection comprises the papers of Remi Gassmann, composer, critic, conductor, pianist and educator. The collection documents all phases of Gassmann’s career, including his youth in Kansas, musical education in the United States, studies during the 1930s under Paul Hindemith...

 
Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County Records

This collection comprises the records of The Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County (The Center OC), a not-for-profit organization serving the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in Orange County, California. The collection documents the Center OC's...

 
Gerard (Ralph Waldo) Papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Ralph Waldo Gerard. It includes college papers, personal and professional correspondence, research materials, writings, draft reports of experiments, papers relating to travels, lecture materials, awards, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, audio recordings, slides, and...

 
Gerhardt (Wally) Photograph Collection

This collection includes one box of photographs and six boxes of unprinted negatives of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Corona del Mar, and other Orange County, California, localities taken in the 1940's and 1950's. Images include individual, group, and family portraits;...

 
Gillray (James) Engraving

This collection comprises a single 1849 engraving by James Gillray, entitled "Modern grace, or the operatical finale to the ballet of Alonzo e caro," with contemporary coloring (London: Bohl) made with original plates from the 1796 printing.

 
Gilmore (Bernard) Papers

This collection consists of material related to the career of Dr. Bernard Gilmore, a French horn player, performer, composer, and Professor Emeritus of music at the University of California, Irvine. Materials include originals and drafts of over 45 musical compositions...

 
Gonzalez (Gilbert G.) Interviews

This collection contains sixty-three audio tapes of interviews by Gilbert G. Gonzalez with individuals associated with the citrus industry in Orange County in the first half of the twentieth century. These interviews were conducted for Gonzalez's monograph, , 1900-1950 (Urbana:...

 
Gooch (Alice G.) Photographs

This collection contains 131 photographs taken and developed by Alice Gulick Gooch between 1899-1932. These photographs document various Southern California locations in the counties of Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego; however, the bulk of the...

 
Goree Mexican Travel Ephemera

This collection consists of approximately one hundred pieces of Mexican travel ephemera dating principally from the 1950s and 1960s. Included are tourist and museum brochures and guidebooks, railway, city, and road maps, and unsorted magazines and newspapers. A 1962 edition...

 
Gorelik (Mordecai)play scripts.

This collection consists of typescripts of plays written or annotated by stage designer Mordecai Gorelik. Included are typescripts of , and , Southern Illinois University's production of Shakespeare's . The collection also includes photocopies of three news articles and one...

 
Gottschalk (Louis A.) papers

The collection comprises books and offprints authored by Louis A. Gottschalk, founding chair of UCI's Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, and Professor Emeritus in the UCI College of Medicine.

 
Griffin (Wendy) Files on Women's Rights Activism

This collection consists of the files of activist and sociologist Dr. Wendy Griffin, documenting women's rights activities in Orange County, California between 1974 and 1992. Topics include the push for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, reproductive freedom, and the...

 
Grindle (Shirley) Papers

This collection comprises the papers of Shirley Grindle, an environmental and political activist, self-proclaimed "watch-dog" for Orange County campaign ethics, and former Orange County (California) Planning Commissioner (1973-1977). The papers include records of the Orange County Planning Commission from her...

 
Gulick Family Photographs

The collection consists of 383 photographs relating to the Gulick family of Orange County, California. A family album contains 214 photographs. Images are mostly of the Gulick family branches, extended relatives, and family friends. Other photographs depict family homes and...

 
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Hall (Vivian) Papers

Vivian Hall, a resident of Irvine, California from 1968 until her death in 2008, was an educator, feminist, political and community activist, and grass roots organizer. The collection principally documents Hall's political and feminist activities during the 1970s, notably...

 
Harbor Day School Board of Trustee Records

This collection comprises agendas, fundraising materials, and ephemera documenting the activities of the Harbor Day School Board of Trustees from 1972 to 1978. This collection was assembled by Eloise Kloke, a member of the Harbor Day School Board of Trustees.

 
Haynes (Charles) Manuscript Translation of Duplessis's California, or the Gold Seekers of Sacramento

This bound volume was acquired for its inclusion of Charles H. Haynes's translation of Duplessis's California, or the gold seekers of Sacramento. It is a holographic manuscript written in the blank pages preceded by John F. Ames's The mnemosynum.

 
Health Care Council of Orange County Records

The collection documents the activities of the Health Care Council (HCC) of Orange County, California, a coalition of health-related organizations that works to improve access to healthcare services for all Orange County residents. Because HCC staff members serve as advocates...

 
Heiney (Donald) Papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Donald Heiney, documenting his work as a novelist and critic. It includes manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, proofs, newspaper clippings, photographs, and research files relating to his novels and critical works.

 
Hennessey (Daniel) Papers

This collection contains unsorted literary writings, student papers, journals, drawings, and biographical materials by Daniel Hennessey, who received a Ph.D. in Germanic Literatures at the University of Southern California in the mid-1960's and taught at California State University at Los...

 
Henry (Oscar M.) Diaries

This collection of diaries serves as a window into the life of Oscar M. Henry, a California rancher, farmer and miner. Henry wrote the diaries on his farm in Amador County, California from 1885 to 1915. In daily entries, Henry...

 
Hickey (Alice) Home Economics Workbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook or home economics workbook created by Alice Hickey in the 1930s. The materials include hand-drawn and painted fashion designs along with color samples illustrating basic design principles. In addition to fashion design, black and...

 
Hickok (Robert) Conducting Scores for Handel Oratorios

Robert Hickok is a Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Irvine where he was the Dean of the School of the Arts and founder/conductor of the Irvine Camerata. This collection includes photocopies of two scores by George Frideric Handel...

 
Hitt (Dick) Files on Gays and Lesbians in Orange County, California

This collection contains materials collected by Dick Hitt from 1978-2008 documenting gay and lesbian employees of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, as well as LGBT news and events in the Orange County area and beyond. Included are newsletters, fliers,...

 
Hodges (Robert R.) Papers

This collection comprises the papers of Robert R. Hodges, professor emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) and activist in the gay liberation movement in Southern California and nationally in the 1970s and 1980s. His...

 
Huntley family papers

This collection documents the families and business ventures of Tustin, California residents William M. Huntley and his wife Helen Gulick. Materials include family photographs, photographs of Southern California, family correspondence, business records from the Tustin Garage and the family's citrus...

 
Hypes (Jeannette) Documentary Film on Dance in New Guinea

This collection comprises one Super 8 film reel of documentary footage of dance in New Guinea, made by the Jeannette Hypes in either 1973 or 1974.

 
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Indentures for the Purchase of Land and Slaves Belonging to Hampden Plantation, Parish of St. Andrew, Tobago

This collection comprises two indentures for the purchase of the land and slaves belonging to Hampden plantation and associated properties, in the Parish of St. Andrew, Rockley Bay division of the island of Tobago in the Southern Caribbean. Both indentures...

 
Indow (Tarow) papers

This collection comprises the papers of Tarow Indow, professor of Cognitive Sciences and founding member of the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. Indow was an internationally known expert on the human visual system and...

 
Intercontinental Dictionary Series project CD-ROMs

This collection comprises three CD-ROMs and accompanying printed memoranda and advertising material prepared by Mary Ritchie Key, General Editor of the Intercontinental Dictionary Series, University of California, Irvine, Dept. of Linguistics. CD-ROMs are titled: 1. South American Indian Languages Computer...

 
Irvine, California and Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission (Collection of Clippings on Development of)

This collection consists of newspaper clippings regarding the development and incorporation of the city of Irvine, California and actions of the Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission, from 1969 to 1972.

 
Irvine Valencia Growers packing house records.

This collection comprises records created and collected during a Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) project completed prior to the demolition of the Irvine Valencia Growers (IVG) packing house in Irvine, California, which belonged to the Irvine Company. The IVG packing...

 
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Jeanie Bernstein Papers

Jeanie Bernstein was an activist and advocate for peace in southern California. In Orange County, she helped found the Alliance for Survival, a peace and environmental organization, and was an integral part of the peace movement in the area. Bernstein...

 
Johnson (Bernard) Papers

This collection documents the career of Bernard Johnson, a dancer, costume designer, director, choreographer, and teacher who served as the first professor of costume design at UC Irvine from 1991-1997. Materials document Johnson's professional work in theatre, film, and television,...

 
Johnson (Roger) Papers

Roger Johnson (1934-2005) served as chairman and chief executive for Western Digital Corporation in Irvine, California from 1982 to 1993. Though a lifelong Republican, he was appointed by Democratic President Bill Clinton to serve as head of the U.S. General...

 
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Kavka (Gregory) Papers

This collection contains the papers of Gregory Kavka, Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Irvine. Included are correspondence, teaching materials, and manuscripts of his works.

 
Kenyon, Stanley, and Crellin Families Papers

This collection consists of papers and photographs of the Kenyon, Stanley, and Crellin families. The Kenyon and Crellin families lived in Iowa in the late 19th century and moved west to Tustin, California at the turn of the 20th century,...

 
Kerl (Simon) Manuscripts

The collection includes 10 manuscript pages by Simon Kerl, who wrote several books on English grammar between approximately 1859 and 1871. Some of the pages are draft-manuscript for a revised edition of one of Kerl's school texts. Also included in...

 
Kerr (Darrell) Correspondence with American Poets and Publishers

This collection contains correspondence between publisher Darrell Kerr and American poets and small press publishers of the 1960s, as well as some related materials such as drawings and clippings. It includes 46 letters from Peter LaRouche, as well as correspondence...

 
Kinney (Troy) Etchings and Engravings

This collection consists of 22 color intaglio prints by Troy Kinney featuring dancers and dance performances, produced from 1915 to 1928. Among the dancers represented in these prints are Vaslav Nijinski, Adeline Genée, Anna Pavlova, Alexandre Volinin, and Doris Niles....

 
Kuchel Family Papers

This collection comprises Anaheim-related printed ephemera, photographs, and clippings gathered by the Kuchel family, owners and publishers of the , and documenting the family's publishing activities and other local commercial publishing. Other materials in this collection record the meetings of...

 
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La Argentina, Collection on

This collection consists of 45 photographs of La Argentina (Antonia Mercé), most taken during the 1930s by Monique Paravicini and D'Ora; a program from a performance in Paris by La Argentina; and two items of correspondence and a membership card...

 
Labagnino (Lars) Collection on Newport Beach Real Estate

This collection consists of real estate documents, housing development brochures, local maps, sales listings, periodicals, community association documentation and correspondence collected by Newport Beach real estate developer Lars Labagnino. The documents offer insights into the 1950s Orange County real estate...

 
Laban (Rudolf) Icosahedron

The collection comprises one 6 1/2" x 7" paper sculpture cutout created by choreographic notation expert Rudolf von Laban to form a human figure within a 20-sided geometric shape (an icosahedron).

 
Laguna Beach Historic Survey Board Records

This collection comprises pamphlets, information packets, clippings, newsletters, minutes, notes, and other materials documenting the Laguna Beach Historic Survey Board. Also included are criteria for establishing historical status, a glossary of architectural terms, data to complete housing surveys and information...

 
Laguna Greenbelt, Inc. Records

Laguna Greenbelt, Incorporated (LGI) is an active non-profit organization founded in 1968 to preserve the open space bordering the City of Laguna Beach, California and comprising Sycamore Hills and five canyons: Aliso, Wood, El Toro, Laguna and Morro. LGI has...

 
Land Deed Signed by Andrew Jackson

The collection consists of one deed for eighty acres of land in Indianapolis, Indiana, dated September 30, 1835. The document bears the signature of Andrew Jackson, who was then the seventh president of the United States.

 
Land Grant to William Bingham, Esq., for Property in Lycoming County from Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania

Collection comprises one land document to William Bingham, Esq., for property in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, dated 17 May 1796, and signed by Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania.

 
Lave (Charles A. ) Papers

The collection comprises the papers of economics professor Charles A. Lave, pioneer in the field of transportation economy and co-founder of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Materials document his research on mass transit,...

 
League of Women Voters of Orange County Records

The League of Women Voters of Orange County (LWVOC), California is a nonpartisan organization committed to educating the public about elections, the voting process, and political and social issues. This collection comprises the records of the LWVOC beginning with 1957....

 
Lee (Ellen K.) Collection on Helena Modjeska and Orange County

This collection comprises materials collected by Ellen K. Lee, Orange County historian and Helena Modjeska expert, during the course of her research from 1965 until her death in 2006. The materials document Ellen Lee's research, Helena Modjeska's life in the...

 
Leidal (George) Collection on the City of Irvine

This collection comprises files of George Leidal, a reporter employed by the Daily Pilot newspaper in Newport Beach, California. Leidal reported on the planning, incorporation, and early development of the City of Irvine, a master-planned community designed by architect William...

 
LeMone (Evelyn) Collection

This collection is from Evelyn LeMone, director of the LeMone School of Interpretive Ballet. There are dance magazines, clippings from the Los Angeles area newspapers, and performance programs from the fifth and sixth Pacific Regional Ballet Festival, the Pasadena Junior...

 
Lert (Ruth C.) Dance Library and Archive

The Ruth Clark Lert Archive is a multimedia collection which documents dance history in the twentieth century, primarily in the United States. Formats in the collection include: audio recordings, video recordings, clippings, printed items, stamps, photographs, posters, catalogues, broadsides, teaching...

 
Lincoln (Abraham) Indian Agent Appointment Document for Alfred R. Elder

Collection comprises one printed document appointing Alfred R. Elder to be Agent for the Indians in Washington Territory, with signatures of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, and John Palmer Usher, Secretary of the Interior.

 
Linen (James) Letters

This collection consists of two holograph letters that were tipped into a book purchased for Special Collections in 1974: Linen, James, The Golden Gate (San Francisco: Edward Bosqui and Co., 1869). Both letters are written by Linen and addressed to...

 
Liu (John M.) Collection of Orange County Chinese American Photographs

John M. Liu was a professor in the Comparative Culture program at the University of California, Irvine and chair of the Chinese American Council of the Historical and Cultural Foundation in 1992 when he curated an exhibit of historical photographs...

 
Loly (Victor G.) Papers

This collection comprises materials documenting the military service of Victor G. Loly, a Canadian Corps captain who served in England, France, and Germany during World War I. Additionally, this collection includes correspondence to and from Loly, and records documenting his...

 
Loring (Eugene) Papers

The Eugene Loring Papers are comprised mainly of production photographs, scrapbooks, programs, and ephemera from the various stages of Loring's career, which culminated in a position as the founding chairman of the University of California, Irvine Dance Department (1965-1978). The...

 
Lotos (Helen) files on Orange County women's organizations

This collection comprises pamphlets, information packets, clippings, newsletters, minutes, notes, and other materials documenting Helen Lotos' involvement in women's rights organizations during the 1970s and 1980s. Women's advocacy organizations represented in this collection include the National Organization for Women (N.O.W.)...

 
Luce (R. Duncan) Papers

This collection consists of papers about R. Duncan Luce's service to the University of California, Irvine, and a set of reprints of his authored articles. Luce joined the UC Irvine faculty in 1972, but left to teach at Harvard in...

 
Lummis (Charles F.) papers

Charles F. Lummis explored and documented the culture and history of the Southwest in his writings and photography from 1884 until his death in 1928. A resident of Los Angeles for most of his life, Lummis was city editor of...

 
Lynch (Mary A.) Papers on Homosexuality and Alcoholism

The collection consists of papers of Mary Lynch, former leader of Alcoholic Services for Homosexuals, Inc. in Orange County, California. Papers include pamphlets, newsletters, clippings, reports, and ephemera related to Alcoholic Services for Homosexuals, the Center OC, and Pacific Research...

 
(Lyndall) Dorothy and Margaret Rees Photograph Collection

This collection contains four photograph albums of scenic postcards and ephemera from the travels of Dorothy Lyndall and Margaret Rees to Arizona, California (Death Valley and Northern California), Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Utah, and Ensenada, Mexico.

 
Lynn (Therese) Files on California Federation of Business and Professional Women

This collection contains files accumulated by Therese Lynn documenting the activities of the Orange County chapters of the California Federation of Business and Professional Women organization, particularly the Saddleback Valley chapter. Included are newsletters, newspapers, brochures, and printed ephemera. Files...

 
Lyon (Ella) Autograph Album

This collection comprises an autograph album containing autographs, poems, friendship sentiments, quotations, and pencil drawings. The album was presented to Ella Lyon by her mother on her 16th birthday (1881, Jan. 17). The Lyons lived in Tustin, California. Materials in...

 
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Magalousis (Nicholas) papers

This collection documents archaeologist and historic preservationist Nicholas Magalousis' efforts to preserve Southern California historic sites, particularly the San Juan Capistrano Mission, the San Luis Rey de Francia Mission, and the Irvine Ranch. The collection includes reports, newsletters, publications, slides,...

 
Magee (Patric A.) Papers Concerning Transgenderism

This collection comprises the papers of Patric A. Magee, a transgender man active in many transgender support groups and activities in Orange County and Southern California. The collection includes personal correspondence and writings by Magee, as well as fliers, pamphlets,...

 
Mallac (Guy de) Papers

The collection comprises the extant papers of Guy de Mallac, emeritus professor of Russian literature at the University of California, Irvine. His papers include subject files on Continental philosophy and Russian literature, and drafts and notes for his book

 
Marder (Arthur J.) Papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Arthur J. Marder. It contains primarily manuscripts and research materials used for four of his historical works on the British Navy in the 20th century, and correspondence with British naval officers, which includes...

 
Mason Opera House Playbills

This collection consists of a consecutive run of approximately 175 playbills from 1912 through 1918 for dramatic and musical performances held at the Mason Opera House in Los Angeles. During these six years, a number of Broadway musicals were performed...

 
Massoth (Robert and Bertha) Collection of Disneyland Publications

This collection includes Disneyland-related newsletters, magazines, and other publications collected by Robert J. Massoth and by his wife, Bertha E. Massoth. Bertha worked as the executive secretary to the head of publicity and marketing at Disneyland, a theme park in...

 
Maynard (Olga) Papers

This collection comprises topical files of materials collected by dance historian and University of California, Irvine dance professor Olga Maynard for instruction and research purposes. These materials include correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, programs and notebooks that document twentieth century ballet...

 
McCulloch (Samuel) Papers

This collection comprises the academic papers of Samuel C. McCulloch, University of California, Irvine historian, emeritus professor of history, and founding faculty member. Materials include professional correspondence, bibliographies, biographical information, research notes, press clippings, and photocopies of clippings. There are...

 
McDearmon (Bobby) Collection of Southern California Glass Negatives

This collection contains approximately 90 unprinted 4 x 4" glass negatives and one 4 x 4" film negative depicting various unidentified Southern California locations. Approximate date and location of these images is based solely on information on the scraps of...

 
McGaugh (James L.) Awards

This collection comprises awards for James L. McGaugh, Research Professor, Neurobiology and Behavior School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. Included are two complete campus newspaper issues dedicated to his achievements, as well as recognition awards, prints,...

 
McGehee (Clarence) Collection on Ruth St. Denis

The collection is comprised of correspondence, typescripts, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, programs and ephemera collected by Ruth St. Denis' publicist, Clarence McGehee. Most materials, including a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, pertain to Ruth St. Denis and the Denishawn Dancers. Other materials...

 
McKayle (Donald) : HeartBeats of a DanceMaker video recordings

Donald McKayle is an African American modern dancer, choreographer, director, and writer who is most famous for his works in the 1950s and 1960s focusing on the expression of the black experience in America. He has served on the faculties...

 
McKayle (Donald) Papers

Photographs, programs, production notes, music scores, audio and video recordings, costume designs, reviews, and other printed and graphic materials illustrate the eclectic career of world-renowned choreographer and University of California, Irvine Professor of Dance Donald McKayle. Early materials pertain to...

McMillan (Hugh R.) Photographs

This collection consists of approximately 3000 black and white photographic negatives of Newport Beach and surrounding areas of Orange County, California in the mid-20th century taken by local historian Hugh R. McMillan.

 
McNerney (Eugene) Papers

This collection consists principally of incoming correspondence to Eugene McNerney from a wide variety of figures in U.S. public and military life during the late 1940's to the early 1970's. The letters were generally written in response to letters or...

 
McPherson Family Papers

This collection consists of the personal papers of Stephen, William, and Robert McPherson and families. Included are correspondence, photographs (including tintypes), legal and business documents, account books, diaries, and unsorted ephemera.

 
McPherson Postcard Collection

This collection comprises thousands of postcards collected by William McPherson. The geographic focus of the collection is Southern California, although postcards from other U.S. states and other countries are also included. These materials feature a wealth of images from California...

 
Meadows (Don) Papers

This collection comprises the personal materials, correspondence, writings, and extensive research files of historian and bibliophile Don Meadows. A small group of files documents the writings of Frances Meadows on Mary Refugio Carpenter Pleasants and other Orange County historical figures....

 
Medical Care Logs

The collection comprises three logs that list medical treatments administered and surgeries performed by a variety of physicians from approximately the 1920s to 1932. Two of the logs list medical treatments alphabetically by ailment, disease, or injury; entries include the...

 
Melden (Abraham) Papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Abraham I. Melden. It includes personal and professional correspondence; manuscripts, including his Ph.D. dissertation; notebooks; and lecture material.

 
Meloy (Maile) Collection

This collection contains issues of journals that have published Maile Meloy's non-monographic writings. Meloy is a 2000 Master of Fine Arts graduate of the writing program at the University of California, Irvine.

 
Menton (Seymour) Papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Seymour Menton, the founding chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Irvine, and Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese. His papers reflect his 55-year career in...

 
Metropolitan Los Angeles Conference on Employment Problems of the Negro records

The collection comprises records from the Metropolitan Los Angeles Conference on Employment Problems of the Negro held in Los Angeles, California in 1940. The bulk of the material was produced by the conference's Findings Committee, including a conference event program,...

 
Mexican Cinema Costume Design Drawings

This collection comprises pencil and ink design drawings, many colored using watercolors or other media, of mostly contemporary costumes for men and women from the Mexican cinema 1925-ca. 1949. Designers include Andrés Audiffred, Ramon Peinador Checa, Mario Luis, F. Marín,...

 
Mile Square Regional Park Records

This collection consists of material related to the development of the Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley, California from 1966 to 1978. Materials include planning documents, correspondence, reports, photographs, maps, and lease documents.

 
Millar (Kenneth) Papers

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Kenneth Millar. It includes manuscripts for novels, poems, short stories, and other works; manuscripts of political and environmental writings; reviews; screenplays; a typescript of Millar's doctoral dissertation; correspondence; family photographs; and...

 
Millar (Margaret) Papers

This collection comprises the papers of Margaret Millar, an acclaimed mystery writer. The collection includes manuscript and typescript drafts and galley proofs of several of Millar's novels, including the award-winning and award-nominated and . The collection also includes short stories,...

 
Miller (Dudley Fox) Collection of Perry Family Papers

This collection consists of personal papers of the Perry Family, a New England family descending from Nathan Perry, including the Fox branch of the family, during the 1800s and 1900s. Included are family papers, letters, photographs, and narratives from the...

 
Miller (Henry) Letters to E.E. Schmidt and Other Material

Collection comprises seven handwritten letters from Miller, while living in Big Sur, California, to Schmidt, primarily concerning business matters; two postcards advertising a water color by Miller; a San Francisco Museum of Art catalog for an exhibition of work by...

 
Miscellaneous Manuscripts (Collection of)

The collection comprises a variety of small manuscripts acquired by the Department of Special Collections and Archives at the University of California, Irvine over a period spanning circa 1960-2000.

 
Miscellaneous Newspaper Collection

This collection contains newspapers published in locations outside of the state of California. The collection is stronger in its coverage of the United States than it is of foreign countries. Various newspapers in this collection contain coverage of the post-Revolutionary...

 
Modjeska (Helena) Collection

The artificial collection comprises primary and secondary source materials on Helena Modjeska, a nineteenth-century Polish stage actress who had a successful career in the United States. Most items pertain to her stage career, while others provide insight into Modjeska's life...

 
Moffitt (Leonard C.) Files on the Planning of Orange County and University of California, Irvine

This collection comprises the research files and manuscript of Leonard C. Moffitt, campus-community planner at the University of California, Irvine, and author of several books about community and urbanization in Orange County and elsewhere. Included are interviews with many prominent...

 
Molecular Biology and Evolution Editorial Files

This collection comprises the editorial files of the scientific journal from 1983-2002. Walter Fitch, UC Irvine professor and chairman of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was the founding editor of this journal. The collection documents the production and...

 
Morgan (Barbara) Photographs of Martha Graham and Company

This collection comprises three images of Graham and five of her company in performance, all printed from the original negatives in Willard and Barbara Morgan Archives.

 
Moulton Niguel Water District, Board of Directors minutes

This collection comprises the monthly meeting minutes of the Moulton Niguel Water District Board of Directors in Southern Orange County, California from 1974-1980. The collection also includes one resolution adopting water conservation rules and regulations.

 
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Nation Mourns! Broadside, The

This broadside, measuring 63.5 x 46.5 cm., advertises a funeral ceremony in honor of assassinated president Abraham Lincoln, to be held in Elgin, Illinois, on April 19, 1865. It details the route of the procession, the order of local official...

 
National Aerial Photography Program Material on Orange County, California

This collection contains aerial black-and-white photographic prints and color transparencies of Orange County, California taken by the National Aerial Photography Program (NAPP), an activity of the U.S. Geological Survey. The transparencies, dating from circa 1998-2003, are identified as NAPP 3rd...

 
National Geographic Society, Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (NGS-POSS) photographs

This collection consists of photographs from the National Geographic Society – Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (NGS-POSS). From 1948 to 1958 astronomers at the California Institute of Technology's Palomar Observatory used a 48-inch Schmidt Telescope to create this sky survey, at...

 
New York Workers School Materials

This collection contains printed material relating to instructional courses offered by the Communist Party U.S.A. (C.P.U.S.A.) New York Workers School. This material includes outlines for courses on Marxism; supporting readings by Eugen Varga, Vladimir I. Sorin, and the Labor Research...

 
Newport Beach, California (Collection on the Development of)

This collection comprises municipal documents and other materials related to the planning and development of the City of Newport Beach, California.

 
Newport Ocean Sailing Association Records

The Newport Ocean Sailing Association (NOSA) was founded in 1947 to organize a boat race from Newport Beach, California to Ensenada, Mexico. The collection includes planning documents, event records, correspondence, photographs, programs and invitations, publications, and clippings related to the...

 
Nozze Slave Dance Notation and Costume Design Drawings

This collection comprises two groups of material documenting work on a ballet in one act, (), which appears to have been staged by Cesare Coppini at La Scala, an opera house in Milan, on January 22, 1895. The first group...

 
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Odegard (Peter S.) Musical Scores

This collection consists of manuscripts of original scores and arrangements composed by Professor Peter S. Odegard, Chair of the University of California, Irvine, Department of Music from 1979-1975 and well-known local conductor. The majority of the scores are for the...

 
Odets (Clifford) Theatrical Materials

This collection consists of draft scripts of , , and ; reviews of theatrical performances; correspondence; programs; and family photographs accumulated by renowned playwright Clifford Odets. The bulk of this collection comprises reviews of Odets' theatrical performances found in newspaper...

 
Ogita (Tomoo) photograph albums

The collection comprises photograph albums created by Tomoo Ogita, a Japanese American who was born and raised in Los Angeles, California in the 1920s and 1930s. He was associated with Granada Relocation Center in the 1940s and served as special...

 
Olin (Spencer C.) papers

This collection comprises the extant professional papers of Spencer C. Olin, founding faculty member, administrator, and professor emeritus of history at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). His papers contain research files related to his book , teaching materials for...

 
Orange County Aerial Photograph Collection

This collection consists of approximately 721 black-and-white aerial photographs of Orange County, California produced on behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The bulk of this collection consists of 9 x 9 inch and 23 x 23 inch...

 
Orange County and California Maps (Collection of)

This collection of over 100 maps documents the State of California, but especially its southern counties. Although the maps are predominantly reproductions they also include a number of originals, with some dating back to the 1820s. Early plats and diseños...

 
Orange County, California Centennial Year (Collection on)

This collection comprises publications created for the Orange County, California Centennial Year celebration in 1988-1989, including programs, brochures, magazines, and newsletters.

Orange County Californio Families Portrait Photograph Album

This collection comprises an album of 66 studio photographs, carte de visites, and tintypes of early and prominent Californio family members. The families are predominantly from the Orange County area and include the prolific and prominent Yorbas, Peraltas, and Sepulvedas,...

 
Orange County Commission on the Status of Women Records

This collection consists of records from the Orange County (California) Commission on the Status of Women from 1978 to 1990. Materials in this collection include booklets, reports, pamphlets, newsletters, schedules, a transcript, and related material documenting the activities of the...

 
Orange County Directories

This collection comprises aproximately sixty-seven Orange County, California telephone directories issued between 1950 and 1990. They include information for Orange County, Orange County regions or areas, and specific Orange county cities.

 
Orange County Environmental Issues, Land Use, and Planning Collection

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, court documents, minutes, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting three major environmental and political issues in Orange County, California, in the 1960s: agricultural preserves, beach erosion, and redistricting. Primary creators and collectors of the documents...

 
Orange County Ephemera Collection

This collection consists of various ephemera about Orange County, California from various donors. Subjects and materials include flyers, brochures, and programs concerning Orange County political and election issues and cultural events; political campaign materials for the 1978 state and local...

 
Orange County Group Documents on Gays and Homosexuality

This collection consists of photocopies of several internal documents from the Orange County Group, a Marxist-Leninist study group that formed within and eventually broke its ties with the August 29th Movement. Documents include "Towards the development of the correct Marxist-Leninist...

 
Orange County Holocaust Oral History Project Interviews

This collection contains the oral history videotapes of interviews with Holocaust survivors and liberators complied by the Anti-Defamation League, Orange County, California, circa 1994.

 
Orange County Human Relations Commission Records

This collection consists of records of the Orange County (California) Human Relations Commission from 1974 to 1998. Materials include reports, publications, minutes and agendas, and other material related to the activities of the commission on topics including affirmative action, fair...

 
Orange County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Timeline Research Files

The collection consists of newspaper clippings, publications, and ephemera about Orange County, California's gay and lesbian communities. The materials were collected by multiple individuals as part of the Orange County Historical Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Timeline Project.

 
Orange County Library Association Records

This collection consists of the records of the Orange County Library Association from 1920-2014, including by-laws, minutes, correspondence, clippings, financial records, rosters and directories, bulletins and newsletters, committees and special reports, history, membership documents, and scholarship materials. A PowerPoint presentation...

 
Orange County Newspaper and Magazine Clippings Collection

This artificial collection comprises photocopied newspaper and magazine clippings from Orange County newspapers and magazines from the early 1900s through the 1990s. Clippings are organized in three groupings: biographical information about notable people; information about city news and significant regional...

 
Orange County Photograph Collection

This collection comprises photographs taken in Orange County, California from 1921-1980. Subjects include Native Americans, Governor Earl Warren and family and scenes of Balboa and Santa Ana.

Orange County Rancho Title Abstracts, Collection of

This collection comprises 3 bound, handwritten title abstracts, prepared by the Abstract and Title Insurance Company of Los Angeles, containing transcriptions of documents, dating back as early as 1868. The transcriptions are from original documents such as deeds, leases, tax...

 
Orange County School Yearbook Collection

This collection comprises yearbooks from various Orange County high schools and a few colleges. The earliest item is the 1904 Santa Ana High School yearbook . Yearbooks from this collection document student life in Orange County schools primarily during the...

 
Osen (Lynn M.) Papers

This collection comprises the papers of Lynn Moses Osen, who helped develop the Women's Studies program at the University of California, Irvine and actively spoke on behalf of women's education. The papers document Osen's teaching career at the University of...

 
OSPAAAL Poster Collection

This collection comprises over 100 posters published from the 1960s through the 1990s issued by the Organization in Solidarity with the People of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, or Organización de Solidaridad con los Pueblos de Asia, África y América...

 
Our Pool from Start to Finish: Photograph Album

This collection comprises a photograph album with 57 tipped-in black and white photographs documenting the building of the Zupp family pool in Van Nuys, California. The photographs (each approximately 9 x 9 cm) and accompanying handwritten captions document the process...

 
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Pacific National Fire Insurance Company Records

The collection consists of maps, photographs, and descriptive text on various buildings in Orange County, California, primarily public institutions. The Pacific National Fire Insurance Company in Santa Ana, California produced these records between 1942 and 1951 for insurance purposes. The...

 
Padve (Martha) papers on the Crystal Cove Historic District

This collection comprises the personal papers of Martha Padve, a former resident of Crystal Cove, California and member of the Crystal Cove Residents' Association Executive Committee. The collection includes correspondence, reports and proposals, leases, financial records, newsletters, memoranda, clippings, photographs,...

 
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Orange County Records

The collection documents the activities of the Orange County (OC) chapter of the Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) national organization. Records of PFLAG OC include photo albums, scrapbooks, ephemera, clippings, and newsletters dating from 1978-2008 (bulk, 1989-2003)....

 
Paris student revolt collection

This collection comprises materials documenting the protests and general strike that took place in France in 1968 when Parisian students and workers protested against American involvement in Vietnam, as well as for a better educational system and working class rights....

 
Parisian fashion etchings collection

Album of 98 etched and partially hand-colored plates with whitework embroidery patterns on each page representing women's fashion. Each etching bears the imprint "Costume Parisien" along with a description of the costume depicted. No information exists as to when plates...

 
Parks (Marion) Papers

This collection consists chiefly of correspondence and papers from the late 1930s relating to the Los Angeles Civic Center Union Station Committee, of which Marion Parks was secretary. Also included are personal correspondence to Harry Chandler of the , M.R....

 
Partch (Virgil) Cartoons and Artwork

Virgil Partch, also known as Vip, was the creator of the popular syndicated cartoon and also had a successful career as a freelance cartoonist and book illustrator in the United States from the 1950s to the 1980s. In addition to...

 
Patterson (Jerry M.) Papers

This collection comprises news clippings, photographs, printed publicity materials and reports, datebooks, correspondence, and other papers related to the political career of Jerry M. Patterson, who served as councilman and mayor of Santa Ana from 1969 to 1974, then as...

 
Patterson (Vernon) Papers

The collection consists of typescript volumes by author Vernon Patterson (1896-1978), founding faculty member and professor of English at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California. Patterson documented the early lives of his youngest son, Christopher (born 1949), and Christopher's...

 
Pavlova (Anna) Collection

The collection comprises dance programs, photographs, postcards, clippings, and tributes assembled by the University of California, Irvine, Special Collections and Archives to document the career of Anna Pavlova, a ballerina who was renowned for her inspiring performances and for generating...

 
Pecanins (Yani) artists' books

The collection comprises eighteen artists' books created by Mexican artist Yani Pecanins. Most of the books are unique (i.e., the artist only made one copy) and incorporate found objects, such as washing boards, spools of thread, newspaper, needles, combs, plates,...

 
Peltason (Jack) Papers

This collection contains papers from Jack Peltason, founding Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at UC Irvine, UC Irvine Chancellor from 1984 to 1992, and President of the University of California from 1992-1995. There are materials from his early academic career,...

 
Peterson (Thomas J.) Collection on the Elections Committee of the County of Orange

The collection primarily comprises publications of the Elections Committee of the County of Orange (ECCO) collected by board member, Thomas J. Peterson. Founded in 1982, ECCO is a nonpartisan, political action committee that monitors legislative issues affecting the Southern California...

 
Phelps (Edna W.) Collection

The Edna W. Phelps Collection contains photographs, correspondence, diaries, and family documents representing the history of at least four generations of the Phelps, Gulick, Davidson, Humiston, Gooch, Huntley, Schultz, Willson, and Turner families from 1847-1978. The bulk of the collection...

 
Phelps (Nancy) Files on the American Civil Liberties Union of Orange County

This collection consists of files from the American Civil Liberties Union, Orange County, California collected by Nancy Phelps, who served as office manager for the organization from 1976-1990. Included are minutes, reports, finincial information, newsletters, newspaper clippings, brochures, membership lists,...

 
Photograph Album of the Chinese Eastern Railway

The collection comprises a photograph album of over 100 black-and-white photographic prints related to the Chinese Eastern Railway line of the Trans-Siberian Railway in the 1920s. The photographs depict railway lines, bridges, train stations, cargo loading, the manufacture of locomotive...

 
Photograph albums of West Street Beach gay volleyball

This collection comprises three albums of photographs taken and assembled by Jerry Minnucci and given to Robert Major documenting a group of gay volleyball players between 1973 and 1975 in Laguna Beach, California. The photographs are chiefly of men playing...

 
Photograph Collection on Ruth St. Denis.

The collection comprises over 100 photographic prints of Ruth St. Denis, who influenced the development of American modern dance. The photographs feature St. Denis posing alone in costume, with fellow dancers, traveling, and at leisure with her husband and partner,...

 
Photographs of Hospitals in Orange County, California (Collection of)

The collection includes photographs of two or more hospitals in Orange County, California, and a library that may associated with a hospital. The bulk of the photographs depict Orange County Hospital, located on West Chapman Avenue in Orange, circa 1930-1938....

 
Playscript about the Julius and Ethel Rosenberg espionage trial

The collection is comprised of one untitled playscript (50 pages) written by Barbara Clairchilde, Leslie Hoag and Dudley Knight. The play deals with the espionage trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1951) and the couple's resulting execution (1953).

 
Pleasant (Mary Ellen) Financial Correspondence and Notes

This collection consists of materials documenting the financial affairs of Mary Ellen ("Mammy") Pleasant, an African American woman and entrepreneur known as the Mother of Civil Rights. Items include a small autograph note; a signed promissory note; three handwritten letters...

Pleasants Family Papers

This collection comprises the personal papers of J.E. Pleasants and his first and second wives, Mary Refugio Carpenter Pleasants and Adelina Pleasants, and includes diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, negatives, and photographic prints. J.E. Pleasants' long association with the Santa Ana Mountains...

 
Pocket Diary of a Young Woman Traveling from New York to California

Written by an unidentified young woman from Elbridge, New York, the pocket diary describes her journey by train with her mother from New York to Los Angeles, California between January 1 and April 27, 1886. While in Los Angeles for...

 
Postcards of Chinatown, San Francisco, California

The collection comprises 159 postcards, primarily of Chinatown in San Francisco, California, from approximately 1901 to 1987. Subjects include individuals, families, restaurants, tea gardens, markets, bazaars, joss houses, shops, parades, and street scenes. The collection also includes a few postcards...

 
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Raab (George) Collection

This collection consists of material collected by George Raab, a resident of Laguna Beach, California, about gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender causes from 1984-1996. Included are newsletters, correspondence, notes and newspaper clippings related to his involvement in those causes. There...

 
Railroads in California

L. M. Clement was one of the leading civil engineers responsible for surveying and building the eastbound route of the Central Pacific Railroad, thereby contributing to the completion of the transcontinental railroad in 1869. The collection comprises a handwritten copy...

 
Raine (Kathleen) Papers

The papers of Kathleen Raine, English poet and Blake and Yeats scholar, include journals, correspondence, photographs, draft versions of poems, essays, reviews, critical work, and her published autobiographical trilogy. The majority of Raine's writings in the collection focus on her...

 
Ray (Robert J.) Papers

This collection contains published and unpublished manuscripts of works by author Robert J. Ray.

 
Reines (Frederick) Papers

This collection documents Frederick Reines' career in nuclear physics and astrophysics as both a scientist and an academic, as well as aspects of his personal life. Material ranges from the early period of his career as a graduate student, through...

 
Rice Family Papers

This collection comprises materials from the James S. and Cora Rice family of Tustin, California, and other relatives, including Harvey M. Rice, father of James and an Ohio author and legislator; Nettie Rice, sister of James and the first wife...

 
Robert Gentry Papers

This collection comprises the political and professional papers of Robert F. Gentry, the first openly gay elected official in southern California and first openly gay mayor in the state of California. Gentry served as mayor and a city councilmember in...

 
Robinson (Frank and Frances) Files on Upper Newport Bay Preservation

This collection consists of Frank and Frances Robinson's research materials relating to issues surrounding the proposed land exchange between the County of Orange and The Irvine Company that would have allowed the latter to develop the Upper Newport Bay, California....

 
Robinson (Richard H.) Papers

This collection contains the published articles, literary manuscripts and other papers of Orange County, California writer Richard H. Robinson. Included are manuscripts of his short stories and screen plays; newspaper and magazines articles; and cartoons dating from the 1960s to...

 
Rodríguez Moñino (Antonio) Papers

This collection contains lecture materials and writings of author Antonio Rodríguez Moñino. Materials include drafts of a 1968 lecture to the Real Academia Española and reprints and pamphlets of Rodríguez Moñino's works from 1941 to 1964.

 
Roosevelt (Theodore) Portrait Photograph and Letter to Lieutenant Kathryn C. Ditmars

This collection comprises one typed letter, signed, from Theodore Roosevelt to Lieutenant Kathryn C. Ditmars and a 4" x 6" mounted portrait photograph of Roosevelt. On verso of photograph, in manuscript: "Theodore Roosevelt. September 1918" and in a different hand,...

 
Rosener (Judy B.) Papers

This collection comprises papers from Judy B. Rosener documenting three of her roles: President, Amigos de Bolsa Chica environmental organization, Commissioner in the South Coast Regional Commission, and Professor in the Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. Included...

 
Rowland (F. Sherwood) Papers

F. Sherwood Rowland was the Donald Bren Research Professor of Chemistry in Earth System Science at the University of California, Irvine, beginning at UCI as a founding faculty member in 1964 and continuing as a professor and researcher until 2012....

 
Royal Danish Ballet Photograph Album on the Premiere of Giselle

The collection comprises a photograph album created by the Royal Danish Ballet and presented to visiting Russian choreographer Alexandre Volinine. The album commemorates the company's premiere of on November 10-11, 1946, staged in Copenhagen by Volinine. , featuring the company's...

 
Ruegg (Verena) Collection

This collection comprises the drawings and sketches of Verena Ruegg, a painter, etcher, lithographer, printmaker, and craftsperson from Hollywood, California. Also included are works selected for exhibition or for sale. Forms of materials include sketches, paintings, lithographs, etchings, programs, photographs,...

 
Russell (Roger W.) Papers

This collection consists of materials documenting the academic career of Roger W. Russell, including his administrative tenure at the University of California, Irvine and Flinders University of South Australia. Included are awards, correspondence, research publications, professional society affiliations, photographs, and...

 
Ruyter (Nancy) Papers

Nancy Lee Ruyter is a dance historian, choreographer, and professor at the University of California, Irvine. This collection comprises research materials gathered by Ruyter while writing (1979) and (1999). Additionally, the collection includes clippings, catalogs, and other research materials documenting...

 
Ryan (Henry J.) Papers

This collection comprises the papers of Henry J. Ryan who was politically active for the American cause in World War I. After the war, he served as secretary and advisor to President Harding. After Harding's death, Ryan stayed on to...

 
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Sacks (Harvey) Lecture Transcripts

This collection comprises transcripts of and an index to lectures given by Harvey Sacks, a faculty member in Anthropology and Sociology at University of California, Irvine from 1968-1976. The 1964-1967 lectures were given and transcribed at UCLA; the 1968-1972 lectures...

 
Salicru (Alberto), Collection on

This collection contains photographs, reviews, publicity announcements, programs, magazines and a poster documenting the career of Flamenco and regional classical dancer Alberto Salicru and several of his partners.

 
Salinger (Irene Saltern) Papers

This collection comprises the personal and professional papers of Irene Saltern Salinger, a Hollywood fashion designer in the late 1930s to early 1940s, originator of coordinated women's sportswear separates in the 1950s, and fashion designer into the late 1970s. Her...

 
Sanaker (Otto) Papers

This collection consists of legal documents from Orange County Superior Court and Los Angeles Superior Court dating from 1915-1930. Also included are Santa Ana attorney and notary public Otto Sanaker's correspondence, his 1917 diary, wills of various clients, and unsorted...

 
Sandford (Sarah) Commonplace Book of poetry

Sarah Sandford of Lodi, New York recorded her favorite poems by Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others in this handwritten notebook. She also recorded a recipe for ginger snaps and a Biblical passage.

 
Santa Ana River Report

The collection comprises a transcript on the appeal "Anaheim Water Company vs. Semi-Tropic Water Company." The document contains testimony of the development of irrigration along the Santa Ana River, as well as information on the early Spanish-speaking families that settled...

 
Santa Cruz Small Press Broadsides (Collection of)

This collection is comprised of small press literary broadsides created from the mid 1970s to early 1980s in Santa Cruz, California. The bulk were printed by Tom Maderos at Green Horse Press; select works were printed by Maderos at Hammer...

 
Santa Margarita Water District records

Established in 1964, the Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD), serves Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, Coto de Caza, Las Flores, Ladera Ranch, Talega, and Rancho Mission Viejo in Orange County, California. The collection documents SMWD's research and services. It contains...

 
Sastre (Alfonso) Papers

Early manuscripts of the Spanish playwright. Among the ca. 40 manuscripts of his dramatic works are included "Prólogo patético", "Escuadra hacia la muerte", "El Cuervo", "La taberna fantástica", and "Tragedia fantástica de la gitana Celestina". The collection also includes manuscripts...

 
Schinzinger (Roland) Papers

This collection consists of conference and journal papers, reports and correspondence from Roland Schinzinger from 1965-1990. In 1966, he was the first student at the University of California, Irvine, to earn a Ph.D and was a member of the founding...

 
Schmitz (John G.) Campaign Materials

This collection comprises news clippings, correspondence, memoranda, press releases and other papers related to the 1972 campaign of John G. Schmitz as the nominee of the American Party for President of the United States. Also included are news stories and...

 
Schneiderman (Howard A.) Papers

This collection comprises the personal and professional papers of Howard A. Schneiderman, developmental biologist, chief scientist and senior vice-president for research and development at the Monsanto Company, and dean and professor of the School of Biological Sciences at the University...

 
Schoop (Trudi), Collection on

The collection documents the life and career of comic dancer Trudi Schoop and contains photographs, programs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera. The majority of materials represent the activities of the Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet from 1931 to 1939. The...

 
Schwarz (Felix) Files on the Orange County Human Relations Commission

This collection comprises the files of Felix Schwarz, a member of the Board of Directors for the Orange County Human Relations Council. Materials include bulletins, reports, emails, and board of directors' meeting agendas.

 
Scofield (George) Collection of Postcards

This collection consists of souvenir picture postcards collected by George N. Scofield, dating from the mid-20th century. The postcards are arranged geographically by continent and country/state.

 
Scott (G. W.) Report on Mexico

This collection consists of G. W. Scott's manuscript , written in 1918.

 
Scrapbook on Cecil Sharp's English Folk Dance Society School

This collection comprises a scrapbook of correspondence, photographs, clippings, brochures, and programs relating to Cecil Sharp's English Folk Dance Society school at Aldeburgh, England. The scrapbook was kept by Mrs. Dudley Hervey.

 
Selden (Elizabeth) Dance Collection

This collection includes materials collected by modern dance choreographer, theorist, and critic Elizabeth Selden.

 
Serrano Irrigation District records

This collection documents the history of the Serrano Irrigation District of Orange County California, now known as the Serrano Water District. It includes records from the various water associations and companies that served the Villa Park region and led to...

 
Sharp (Sarah) School Exercise Book

This collection comprises a school exercise book (titled "Day Book"), dated September 22, 1834, and authored by Sarah Sharp of West Chester, Pennsylvania. The entries in the exercise book are purportedly based on names, addresses, and transactions used in a...

 
Sherry (Ruth Forbes) Correspondence

This collection contains personal and professional correspondence of poet Ruth Forbes Sherry, including letters from publishers, colleagues, and her family.

 
Shirley (Christine F.) files on Crystal Cove Historic District

This collection comprises the personal papers of Christine Shirley, a former resident of Crystal Cove, California and member of the Crystal Cove Residents' Association Executive Committee. The collection includes records from the Crystal Cove Residents' Association. Materials reflect Shirley's involvement...

 
Silverman (Paul H.) Papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Paul Silverman who came to the University of California, Irvine, in 1993 as Director of Corporate and Government Affairs at the Beckman Laser Institute. A year later, he was named Associate Chancellor for...

 
Simon Wiesenthal Center - The Courage to Remember: The Holocaust, 1933-1945 Posters

This collection comprises 40 posters containing images and textual information concerning the persecution and extermination of European Jews by Nazi Germany during the period 1933-1945. The posters are based on a Simon Wiesenthal Center traveling exhibition, which debuted in Vienna,...

 
Slany (Paul and Agneta) Photograph Album

This collection comprises a photograph album that contains images of sculptor Paul Slany's work and of Agneta Slany and her students, demonstrating her style of dance.

 
Small Press Poetry and Fiction Serials (Collection of)

The collection comprises a variety of small press poetry and fiction serials published between 1900-1989 and acquired by the Department of Special Collections and Archives at the University of California, Irvine.

 
Smith (Esther) scrapbooks of a bus tour of the American West

This collection comprises three scrapbooks and a manuscript journal of Esther Smith, a 23-year-old high school teacher, documenting her three-month bus tour of the American West in 1935. The scrapbooks contain 62 pamphlets, 76 photographs (many with descriptive captions), and...

 
Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Records

This collection consists of the records of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) which was officially established in January 1993, following the International Conference on Molecular Evolution in June 1992. These records consist primarily of correspondence that document...

 
Southeast Asian Archive Collection of Serials

The Southeast Asian Archive collection of serials is an artificial collection created by the UCI Libraries Special Collections and Archives department. The collection contains over 400 titles published in North American, European, and Southeast Asian countries. The serials have been...

 
Southern California Yachting Association Records

This collection contains the administrative files of the Southern California Yachting Association (SCYA) from 1921 to the mid-1960s, including articles of incorporation and by-laws, manuals for member clubs, meeting minutes, yacht club membership rosters and yearbooks, correspondence, circulars and flyers,...

 
Sparag (Edyth) Studios Fashion Drawings

A bound volume of 276 mimeographed fashion drawings created by Edyth Sparag Studios between the late 1930s and early 1950s. Many of the drawings are hand-colored, and some pages contain original pencil sketches in the margins. The designs, which include...

 
Spencer (Fanny Bixby) and Steelink (Nicolaas) Correspondence

This collection consists of photocopies of the correspondence between Fanny Bixby Spencer (a philanthropist, pacifist, and playwright) and Nicolaas Steelink during and following his imprisonment at San Quentin (1920-1922) for "criminal syndicalism" due to his activities with the Industrial Workers...

 
Stanley (Judith) Collection on the Women's Movement

This collection comprises files assembled by Judith Stanley documenting the feminist movement and women's affirmative action issues in the 1970s. The collection contains numerous reports and publications, including California Commission on the Status of Women reports and Women's Equity Action...

 
Stanley (Judith) Subject Files on Proposition 13

This collection comprises newsletters, clippings, campaign ephemera, memoranda, reports, and other materials gathered by Judith Stanley, a University of California, Irvine, librarian, to document California's Proposition 13, a citizen's initiative to reduce property taxes that was approved as a State...

 
Steinhaus (Edward A.) Papers

This collection comprises the personal and professional papers of entomologist and academic Edward A. Steinhaus. The bulk of this collection comprises materials documenting Steinhaus' career at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and Irvine (UCI), including the establishment of the...

 
Stephens (Grover C.) Papers.

Collection comprises the extant professional papers of University of California, Irvine biologist and founding faculty member Grover C. Stephens. His research focused on small marine invertebrates. A nearly complete set of his publications is included, as well as some of...

 
Stephens (John and Mary) Collection

This collection consists of letters and documents belonging to John and Mary Sills Stephens, who settled in San Bernardino in 1874-1875. Mrs. Stephens preceded her husband by one year in coming to California from Wisconsin and her letters to her...

 
Stereograph Collection on World War I

This collection consists of 44 stereographs (albumen prints) mounted on printed cardboard depicting soldiers, civilians, and areas in Europe and the United States prior to and during World War I. The bulk of these images document areas in Russia.

 
Stevens (Arline Gardiner) Collection

This collection contains theater scrapbooks, photographs, and unsorted material relating to the career of dancer Arline Gardiner and the Gardiner Trio (Arline, Helen and Edgar Gardiner) from the 1890's to the 1920's. It includes three scrapbooks of Arline Gardiner, three...

 
Stevens (Charlotte) Collection

This collection contains two scrapbooks containing clippings, programs, and photographs relating chiefly to Charlotte Stevens' acting career, 1914 to about 1930. There are also miscellaneous magazines containing notices of her career in the 1920s.

 
Still (Claire) Scrapbooks

The Claire Still Scrapbooks are comprised of newspaper clippings and ephemera collected in scrapbooks between 1933 to 1959 by Claire Still, a medical social worker and medical librarian. She resided in Nebraska, Kentucky, Washington DC, Virginia, Wisconsin and California during...

 
Stockdale (C. E.) Theatrical Cabinet Photograph Collection

This collection comprises 97 cabinet photographs, mostly albumen, primarily of portraits of actors and actresses who performed in Chicago in the late 1890's through the early 1900's. Some of the more prominent individuals represented in the collection are: Maude Adams,...

 
Student Notes from Lectures by Martin Heidegger

This collection comprises four bound mimeographed typescripts of student lecture notes from Martin Heidegger's two special lectures at the University of Marburg in 1925 and 1926, titled "Logik: die Frage nach der Wahrheit" and "Geschichte des Zeitbegriffs."

 
Student portfolio of french women's and children's fashions

This collection comprises the work portfolio of a French fashion school student in 1932-1933. The portfolio includes 82 sheets of women's and children's fashion drawings and studies on proportion and draping. The designs are in mixed media, including pencil, ink,...

 
Sumner (Bruce W.) Collection on the California Constitution Revision Commission

This collection contains records documenting the activities of the California Constitution Revision Commission (1964-1974) compiled by commission chairman Judge Bruce W. Sumner. Records include reports, minutes, and correspondence of committees charged with revision of select constitutional articles, commission minutes and...

 
Sweet (Millard) Collection

This collection consists of photographs, programs, musical scores, and clippings relating to dance.

 
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Tamblyn (Christine) Papers

This collection comprises notes, correspondence, interviews, photographs, slides, audio and video recordings, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, books, catalogues, printed ephemera, and artifacts collected and created during the life and career of artist, critic, and educator Christine Tamblyn. The bulk of this...

 
Tapia (Anita) Interview of Lorenita Forster Weisenberg

The collection comprises a research paper by Anita E. Tapia documenting the life and family recollections of Lorenita Forster Weisenberg, a direct descendant of two prominent early Californio families, the Forsters and Del Valles. The two families owned numerous estates...

 
Tcherkassky (Marianna) Ballet Shoes

This collection is composed of a single pair of autographed pink ballet pointe shoes worn by the ballerina Marianna Tcherkassky in the matinee performance of "Giselle" with the American Ballet Theatre at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on Saturday,...

 
Thai Democracy Movement (Publications on the)

This collection comprises publications related to the Thai democracy movement published in the United States after the October 1976 Thai military coup.

 
Theater Programs (Collection of)

This collection comprises dance and theater souvenir programs that document the major works of noted 20th century dancers and choreographers Agnes de Mille, Jerome Robbins, Bob Fossey, and University of California, Irvine faculty members Eugene Loring and Donald McKayle. The...

 
Thomas (Charles Sparks) Papers

This collection consists of the personal papers of Charles Sparks Thomas (1897-1983), who served as Secretary of the Navy (1954-1957), President of Trans World Airlines (1958-1960), and President of The Irvine Company (1960-1966). The bulk of the collection consists of...

 
Thoreau (Henry David) Letter and Engraving

This collection consists of a holograph letter from Henry David Thoreau to the publishing firm Wiley & Putnam and an engraved portrait of Thoreau. The letter is dated January 14, 1847 and is addressed to Evert A. Duyckinck. Thoreau asks...

 
Times Change Press political posters

This collection comprises seven posters published by Times Change Press (New York City) on a wide variety of national political issues. Topics include political activism, voting, demonstrating against the Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh and Che Guevara. The posters were...

 
Tobis (Jerome) Papers

This collection comprises professional papers of Jerome Tobis, former professor and founding chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of California, Irvine. The papers include meeting agendas, minutes, notes, correspondence, clippings, grant proposals, and other...

 
Trager (George) Papers

This collection comprises papers of the noted linguist and anthropologist George L. Trager. Included are correspondence, manuscripts, offprints of articles, audiotapes, phonograph records, research reports, and conference papers.

 
Trevor (Claire) Memorabilia

Claire Trevor's acting career spanned more than seven decades and included successes in stage, radio, television and film. The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine was named to honor the legacy of the Academy...

 
Tubbs Family Photographs

This collection consists of 67 photographs (albumen and silver gelatin prints) documenting Orange County cities, Santa Catalina Island, coastal and surrounding areas, and Tubbs family events and homes. The collection includes photographs of President Benjamin Harrison's whistle-stop tour through Santa...

 
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United Farm Workers Information Fair Collection

This collection comprises fliers, reports, newsletters, photographs, bumper stickers, and ephemera compiled for use at the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC) Information Fair held in San Fernando, California in 1969. The collection is particularly strong in documenting the United...

 
Upper Newport Bay, Collection on

Collection contains chiefly governmental and non-governmental agency reports concerning the controversial 1965 Upper Newport Bay proposed land exchange between the County of Orange and the Irvine Company. Materials include plans and proposals for preservation of the bay; information on its...

 
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Vietnam War Protest Ephemera.

The collection contains fliers, leaflets, booklets, pamphlets, form letters, articles, newsletters, newspapers, clippings, and a petition from the Vietnam War protest movement, largely in California. Contains anti-war organizing literature issued by organizations including Air War Vote (California), American Committee in...

 
Vought (Earle Gearhard) Collection

This collection mainly comprises treatises by Vought on music, literature, and Japanese poetry. There is also an 11-volume chronology of Mozart compiled by Vought, as well as various documents and publications related to U.S. political, military, and social affairs (1910s-1940s),...

 
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Wagner (Blanche Collet) Manuscripts

Blanche Collet Wagner was a writer and artist who lived much of her life in San Marino, California. This collection consists of two bound manuscripts: one is an English translation of the Mayan creation story ; the other, titled (1941),...

 
Waldmüller (Hans) Collection on Thomas Mann

This collection contains periodical issues and articles, offprints, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating to German author Thomas Mann. Materials were collected by Hans Waldmüller, author of scholarly works on Thomas Mann.

 
Walker Family Papers

This collection comprises the personal papers of James E. Walker (d. May 1972), an attorney in Santa Ana who had offices in the Spurgeon Building and ran for the California Assembly and the U.S. Congress as a Democrat from Orange...

 
Warner (William Jack) Collection

This collection is chiefly comprised of photographs documenting World War II collected by William Jack Warner, a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the war. Some of the photographs were taken by Warner and some were possibly taken by German...

 
Warner (Willis H.) Papers

This collection documents the activities of Willis H. Warner, who was a member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors for 24 years, including the activities of the Board of Supervisors and numerous Orange County governmental units from the 1930s...

Watson (Raymond L.) papers

This collection comprises the extant files of Raymond L. Watson, former President and CEO of the Irvine Company. Beginning in 1960, Watson served the company as Architect Planner, Vice President of Planning, Senior Vice President of the Land Development Division,...

 
Wayne (June) Exhibit Catalogs and Publications

This collection comprises exhibit catalogs and exhibit related ephemera documenting the work of artist of June Wayne from the 1950s through the late 1990s. Also included are journal articles on Wayne and her artwork, some articles by Wayne and her...

 
Wendt (William) Letters to Guy and Lucia Edwards

This collection consists of 39 holograph letters written by Laguna Beach landscape painter William Wendt to Guy and Lucia Edwards of Pasadena. While many of these letters are personal, some relay information about Wendt's art coursework and exhibitions. The collection...

 
Western American Ephemera

This collection consists of historical ephemera from the western United States and Canada, specifically excluding the state of California. Types of materials include road maps and geographical maps, pamphlets, brochures, guides, articles, magazines, souvenirs, scrapbooks, city information sheets, fact books,...

 
Westerners Collection, The

The collection contains materials from both the Los Angeles and San Diego corrals of the national group The Westerners. The bulk of the collection documents the Los Angeles corral and includes correspondence, informational flyers, governance rules, and membership directories. Information...

 
Westinghouse Electric Corporation Nuclear Training Center Manuals

This collection contains manuals published by the Nuclear Training Center of Westinghouse Electric Corporation on the thermodynamics of nuclear power plants. These manuals were part of a training program provided by Westinghouse for the education of Southern California Edison employees...

 
White (Gerald T.) Papers

This collection contains research files relating to Gerald T. White's work on the history of oil in California, including his book (1962). The collection also includes manuscripts and correspondence relating to his research.

 
Williams (Ray E.) Files on Newport Bay Environmental Issues

This collection comprises the papers of Ray E. Williams, an environmental and political activist in Newport Beach, California. The collection documents Williams's efforts as president of the board of Friends of Newport Bay (1973-1976), as well as his work as...

 
Williams (Robin M., Jr.) Papers

This collection is comprised of the professional papers of sociologist and UCI faculty member Robin M. Williams, Jr. (1914-2006). Contents include draft manuscripts, conference papers, clippings and ephemera, research notes, reprints and photocopies of academic articles, correspondence, and the transcript...

 
Wirt (Mildred) Collection

This collection consists of dance photographs and other materials.

 
Women For: Orange County Records

Women For: Orange County was founded in 1984 as a chapter of Women For:, the political activist organization based in Los Angeles, California. The collection is comprised of organizational records, photographs and other printed items which chronicle the group's activities...

 
WPA Collection on Orange County, California

The collection is comprised of reports from the historical and anthropological projects completed by the Works Progress Administration in Orange County, California from 1935 to 1939. The projects' reports reveal factual information on local history and anthropological research on Native...

 
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Yamada (Mitsuye) Papers

The collection comprises the papers of Mitsuye Yamada, a Japanese American poet and political activist who, as a teenager, was interned at Minadoka Relocation Center in Idaho during World War II. Her papers document her career as a writer, teacher,...

 
Yorba Orange Growers Association Packing House (Historic American Buildings Survey Report on the).

This Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) report documents the Yorba Orange Growers Association Packing House in Anaheim, California with machinery in place, an important element for understanding the historical operation of such packing houses.