Riverside City and County, California collection

Finding aid prepared by Julianna Gil, Student Processing Assistant.
Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
Phone: 951-827-3233
Fax: 951-827-4673
Email: specialcollections@ucr.edu
URL: http://library.ucr.edu/libraries/special-collections-university-archives
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Riverside City and County, California collection
Date (inclusive): 1842-2013
Collection Number: MS 090
Extent: 10.58 linear feet (16 boxes, 7 flat file folders)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: The collection contains advertising pamphlets, reports, festival programs, photographs, and other material related to the City and County of Riverside, California, from the mid 1800s to the early 2010s.
Languages: The collection is in English.

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. Riverside City and County, California collection (MS 090). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Acquisition Information

Provenance unknown.

Processing History

Processed by Julianna Gil, Student Processing Assistant, 2018.

Collection Scope and Contents

The collection contains advertising and map guide pamphlets for tourists and citizens, statistical and historical reports done by the Riverside Chamber of Commerce, Cultural Arts festival programs, photographs and negatives, and other material related to the City and County of Riverside, California, from the mid 1800s to the early 2010s.

Collection Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series as follows:
  • Series 1. City of Riverside, 1870-2012
  • Series 2. County of Riverside, 1842-2005

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Riverside (Calif.)
Riverside County (Calif.)

Genres and Forms of Materials

Pamphlets
Photographs
Programs


 

Series 1. City of Riverside 1870-2012, undated

Series Scope and Contents

The series is composed of materials related to the City of Riverside, including materials on tourism, local goverment, and the history of the city.

Series Arrangement

The series is arranged into eight sub-series as follows:
  • Sub-Series 1.1. Tourism, 1922-2012, undated
  • Sub-Series 1.2. Local events, 1928-2008, undated
  • Sub-Series 1.3. Local departments and organizations, 1918-1998
  • Sub-Series 1.4. Locations within Riverside, 1892-1984, undated
  • Sub-Series 1.5. Local governments and politics, 1940-1993, undated
  • Sub-Series 1.6. Publications, 1904-2010, undated
  • Sub-Series 1.7. Reports and legal documents, 1913-1987, undated
  • Sub-Series 1.8. History, 1870-1981, undated
 

Sub-Series 1.1. Tourism 1922-2012, undated

Box 1, Folder 1

Pamphlets on the Mission Inn 1975-1993

Box 1, Folder 2

Informational packets about Riverside 1951-1958

Box 1, Folder 3

Riverside City Informational Magazines 1981-2007

Box 1, Folder 4

Mission Inn Francisana collection program 1945

Box 1, Folder 5 A & B, Flat-File-Folder 4

Maps of Riverside 1956-2008

Box 1, Folder 6, Box 11

Miné Okubo Collection at the Center for Social Justice & Civil Liberties 2012

Scope and Contents

Box 11 contains table coasters with printed images of Miné Okubo's paintings.
Box 1, Folder 7

Pamphlets for tourist attractions in Riverside 1965-2001, undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Riverside Visitors Guides circa 1965-2008, undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Pamphlets and history on Riverside's citrus industry circa 1922-2003, undated

 

Sub-Series 1.2. Local events 1928-2008, undated

Box 2, Folder 1

Memorial Day Programs 1928-1946

Box 2, Folder 2, Box 16, Folder 10

Riverside Art Association show for Mexican artists 1963

Box 2, Folder 3

Publications on Riverside Events 1945-2009

Box 2, Folder 4

Cultural Arts events in Riverside 1972-1975

Box 2, Folder 5

Movement to save Riverside's historic Chinatown 2007-2008

Box 2, Folder 6

Publications on Riverside's Centennial Celebrations 1970-1983

Box 2, Folder 7

Riverside Centennial ribbon and Cois Byrd pin 1970, undated

Box 2, Folder 8

The Salvation Army 10th Annual Conference 1934

Box 2, Folder 9

"Know Riverside" Field Trip and Excursion dates 1941

Box 2, Folder 10

Draft of Speech delivered at the Fortieth Annual Meeting 1955

Box 2, Folder 11

Pamphlets and programs for associations and conferences 1949-1993

 

Sub-Series 1.3. Local departments and organizations 1918-1998

Box 2, Folder 12

Riverside Public Utilities' water reports 1955-1998

Box 2, Folder 13

League of Women Voters of Riverside 1959-1965

Box 2, Folder 14

Riverside Women's Club programs 1919-1966

Box 2, Folder 15

Redevelopment Agency proposal to make Riverside the downtown of the Inland Empire 1993

Box 2, Folder 16

Complied Lists of Clubs, Organizations, and Educational Facilities in Riverside 1971

Box 2, Folder 17

"The Story of Water Supply" comic book by the Riverside Water Department 1954

Box 2, Folder 18, Flat-File-Folder 2

Canyon Crest Heights Tenants Association 1941

Box 2, Folder 19

Riverside Chamber of Commerce and Robert Welch 1920-1942

Box 2, Folder 20

Riverside Administrative Organization Plan 1958-1959

Box 2, Folder 21 A & B

Citizens Committee on Interstate 15 1969-1972

Box 2, Folder 22

Riverside Community Relations Community 1968-1974

Box 3, Folder 1

Youth Service Center of Riverside 1970-1977

Box 3, Folder 2

Riverside Firemen Program and Map Book 1955-1975

Box 3, Folder 3

Publications from the Riverside Chamber of Commerce 1964-1989

Box 3, Folder 4

Riverside Polo Club in the Polo Association directory 1918-1919

Box 3, Folder 5

"Analysis of Proposed Sale of Riverside Light Department" by the Riverside Chamber of Commerce 1955

 

Sub-Series 1.4. Locations within Riverside 1892-1984, undated

Box 3, Folder 6

Schools in Riverside 1895-1953, undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Riverside Calvary Presbyterian Church 1893-1967

Box 3, Folder 8

Riverside libraries 1914-1918, undated

Box 3, Folder 9

First Baptist Church 1969

Box 3, Folder 10

Methodist Episcopal Church 1892-1982

Box 3, Folder 11

First Congregational Church undated

Box 3, Folder 12, Box 16, Folder 8

Riverside's Chinatown 1959-1984

Box 3, Folder 13

Paper on Raincross Square Performing Arts Center project 1974

Box 3, Folder 14

United Methodist Church 1971-1974

Box 3, Folder 15

Orange Belt Ice Gardens 1941

Box 5, Folder 9

Calendars featuring photographs of Riverside 1983-2013

Box 5, Folder 11

Photographs and negatives of the Santa Fe Train Department 1917

Box 13

Photograph negatives of the Santa Fe train depot construction 1917

Physical Description: The photograph negatives are rolled into paper tubes.
Flat-File-Folder 3

Oleander Business Park parcel map 2005

 

Sub-Series 1.5. Local government and politics 1940-1993, undated

Box 3, Folder 16

Riverside Mayor Candidate brochure and postcard 1940-1993

Box 3, Folder 17

Proposed Charter for the City of Riverside 1952

Box 3, Folder 18

Local Government marketing mail 1959, undated

 

Sub-Series 1.6. Publications 1904-2010, undated

Box 4, Folder 1, Box 16, Folder 16

Newspaper Clippings 1961-1988

Box 4, Folder 2

"Historic Headlines" : From the Files of the Press Enterprise circa 1968

Box 4, Folder 3, Box 16, Folder 11

RTA publications 1973-2008

Box 4, Folder 4, Box 16, Folder 6

Publications on Riverside's architecture 1909-1984

Box 4, Folder 5

University Research Park information packet undated

Box 4, Folder 6

Photocopied Newspaper Articles featuring Riverside 1911-1938

Box 4, Folder 7

Magazine articles 1970-1999

Box 4, Folder 8

Local Bulletins and Reports 1961-2010, undated

Box 4, Folder 9

Articles of Incorporation of the Riverside Airport, Inc. 1927

Box 4, Folder 10, Box 16, Folder 1, Flat-File-Folder 1

Clippings from Esther Klotz 1909-1978

Box 4, Folder 11

"As You Find It" monthly bulletin 1908

Box 4, Folder 12

Book and magazine clippings of agricultural aspects of Riverside 1998, undated

Box 4, Folder 13

"The Spoken Language of a Southern California Community" booklet 1971

Box 4, Folder 14

"In the Supreme Court of Experience in the City of Riverside" 1904

Box 4, Folder 15

Draft and Final Publication of a Riverside Daily Press article 1939

Box 4, Folder 16

Riverside Pictorial magazine 1988

Box 15, Folder 1

Press Enterprise 2003

Scope and Contents

This note comes with the Press Enterprise newspapers.
Box 15, Folder 2

The Press Enterprise "1878-1900: Start the Presses" 2003

Box 15, Folder 3

The Press Enterprise "1901-1928: Seasons of Change" 2003

Box 15, Folder 4

The Press Enterprise "1929-1950: Seeking A Better Life" 2003

Box 15, Folder 5

The Press Enterprise "1951-1975: Driving Ambition" 2003

Box 15, Folder 6

The Press Enterprise "1976-2003: The Big Boom" 2003

Box 15, Folder 7

The Press Enterprise "2004-2030: The Shape of Things to Come" 2003

Box 16, Folder 12

Riverside Medical Clinic newspaper recognition 1985

Box 16, Folder 13

March Air Force Base articles 1958

Box 16, Folder 14

Newspaper articles associated with Riverside 1942-1975

 

Sub-Series 1.7. Reports and legal documents 1913-1987, undated

Box 4, Folder 17

Community Data Profile of Riverside circa 1987

Box 4, Folder 18

Bibliography of Riverside Area Research Studies 1959

Box 4, Folder 19, Box 16, Folder 5

Documents related to architect, Robert H. Spurgeon 1913-1929

Box 4, Folder 20

Industrial Sites & Economic Data -- Riverside, California 1970

Box 4, Folder 21

"A History of Planning in Riverside (1870-1928)" undated

Box 4, Folder 22

Agreement of Consolidation contract 1957

Box 4, Folder 23

Riverside's Japanese Scholarship 1950-1955

Box 4, Folder 24

Quarterly Progress Report for the City of Riverside 1954

 

Sub-Series 1.8. History 1870-1981, undated

Box 5, Folder 1

Riverside History 1967-1976, undated

Box 5, Folder 2

Sociological Perspectives on the History of Riverside 1967

Box 5, Folder 3

Pamphlets on the History of Riverside 1901-1981

Box 5, Folder 4

"Notes on the Early History of Riverside, California" 1932

Box 5, Folder 5

Dr. James P. Greves' manuscript 1877-1974

Box 5, Folder 6

"Riverside's Invisible Past" booklet by Joan H. Hall 1979

Box 5, Folder 7

"The Riverside Colony" historical article 1870

Box 5, Folder 8

Typed reports on the Riverside history and economic future undated

Box 16, Folder 15

A Riverside family tree undated

Box 5, Folder 10

Riverside directory 1889

Box 5, Folder 12

Items related to Riverside residents 1916-2004, undated

Box 5, Folder 13

The 1954 All-American Cities Awards 1954

Box 5, Folder 14

Mary G. Brown scrapbook 1891-1894

Box 14

Business Ledger & Check Book circa 1900-1919

Box 16, Folder 4

Maps and building blueprints undated

 

Series 2. County of Riverside

Series Scope and Contents

The series consists of materials related to the wider Riverside County, including Banning, Palm Springs, and Coachella Valley.

Series Arrangement

The series is arranged into five sub-series as follows:
  • Sub-Series 2.1. Tourism, 1913-1992, undated
  • Sub-Series 2.2. Reports and data, 1887-1983, undated
  • Sub-Series 2.3. Wildlife, 1842-2005, undated
  • Sub-Series 2.4. Banning, 1886-1956
  • Sub-Series 2.5. History, 1890-1987, undated
 

Sub-Series 2.1. Tourism 1913-1992, undated

Box 5, Folder 15, Flat-File-Folder 7

Visitor Guides and Maps for Riverside County circa 1921-1977

Box 6, Folder 1

History & Government booklets for Riverside County 1953-1975

Box 6, Folder 2

Pamphlets of San Jacinto 1917-1929, undated

Box 6, Folder 3

A Guidebook to the Orange Empire Railway Museum 1992

Box 6, Folder 4

Pamphlets of Coachella Valley 1965-1977, undated

Box 6, Folder 5

Tourist Guides and Pamphlets for Moreno Valley 1967-1987

Box 6, Folder 6

Maps & Guides for Joshua Tree National Monument 1973

Box 6, Folder 7

Information packet on Riverside County 1965-1971

Box 6, Folder 8

Programs and pamphlets of landmarks in Riverside County 1913-1978

 

Sub-Series 2.2. Reports and data 1887-1983, undated

Box 6, Folder 9

"The Bandini-Cota Adobe, Prado Dam" Test Excavation research report 1983

Box 6, Folder 10

Riverside County booklets on service and reports 1956-1972

Box 6, Folder 11

Paper on the Social, Cultural and Demographic Characteristics on Southwest Riverside County undated

Box 6, Folder 12

Reports, Services, and Catalogs from Casa Blanca 1887-1968

Box 6, Folder 13

Economic Reports on Riverside County circa 1950-1959

Box 7, Folder 1

Reports and Analyses on the growth and economics of Riverside County 1960-1975

Box 7, Folder 2

Harmless Snakes of Riverside County 1964

 

Sub-Series 2.3. Wildlife 1842-2005, undated

Box 7, Folder 3

Correspondence regarding the Palm Springs Tramway and San Jacinto State Park 1923-1970

Box 7, Folder 4, Box 16, Folder 9

Palm Springs Tramway and San Jacinto Wilderness Expansion Developments 1941-1966

Box 7, Folder 5

Southern California Deserts circa 1928-1959

Box 7, Folder 6

San Gorgonio Wilderness Area Expansion 1942-1966

Box 7, Folder 7, Flat-File-Folder 6

San Jacinto map 1913, undated

Box 7, Folder 8

Opposition against Mount San Jacinto Winter Park 1950-1959

Box 7, Folder 9

Publicity and Media for Palm Springs 1934-1978, undated

Box 8, Folder 1

Brief history on the San Jacinto Area 1842-1900

Box 8, Folder 2

Agency Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report 2005

Box 8, Folder 3

San Gorgonio Wilderness Area 1962-1965

 

Sub-Series 2.4. Banning 1886-1956

Box 8, Folder 4 A & B

Correspondence regarding stock shares in Banning, CA 1886-1904

Box 8, Folder 5, Box 16, Folder 3

Financial documents related to Banning investments 1886-1915

Box 8, Folder 6

Legal documents associated with Banning land and water companies 1892-1900

Box 8, Folder 7

Pamphlets and items related to Banning circa 1920-1956

 

Sub-Series 2.5. History 1890-1987, undated

Box 8, Folder 8

History on Nuevo Lakeview Valley 1979

Box 8, Folder 9

Booklets on the History of Temecula Valley 1967-1970

Box 8, Folder 10

"The Story of Mission San Antonio de Pala" 1967

Box 8, Folder 11

Riverside Recollections - Herbert Coolidge 1957

Box 8, Folder 12

Cover Family data 1890-1982

Box 8, Folder 13

Stewart Malloch correspondence regarding Riverside's English colony 1985

Box 8, Folder 14

Campbell Family of Cherry Valley 1940-1964

Box 8, Folder 15

Riverside County Local History Catalog 1987

Box 10

Riverside County (non-city of Riverside) historic negatives circa 1910-1959

Box 8, Folder 16

Photograph of Professor Reed (R.H.S.) 1895

Box 9, Folder 1

Programs for events within the county (for sale) circa 1915-1929

Box 9, Folder 2, Box 16, Folder 2

Music Sheets circa 1876-1922

Box 9, Folder 3

Riverside County Sheriff's Training Center, Inc. booket 1948

Box 9, Folder 4

Riverside County Planning News 1980

Box 9, Folder 5, Flat-File-Folder 5

Map and Membership registration sheet for Jurupa Valley 1972-1974

Box 9, Folder 6

County of Riverside Planning Department notice of public hearing 2005-2006

Box 9, Folder 7

Southern District: California's Federation of Women's Clubs booklet 1941-1942

Scope and Contents

Original title of the folder was "Riba Yates col., Oct. 6, 1972." That collection is not found in UC Riverside's Special Collections & University Archives database.
Box 9, Folder 8 A, B & C

Insurance documents 1908-1912

Box 9, Folder 9

Proclamation for Cinco de Mayo celebration in Riverside County 1983

Box 9, Folder 10

Record of well-drilling in San Bernardino to Riverside County circa 1910-1919

Box 12

Temecula, CA undated

Physical Characteristics

The photo negatives were made with nitrate chemicals.
Box 16, Folder 7

LA Weekly newspaper 2009