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Finding aid to the Noe Valley Community Archives Records Circa 1890-2003 SFH 589
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance
  • Related materials
  • Conservation Note
  • Materials Transferred
  • Biography or Administrative History
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Noe Valley Community Archives Records
    Date (inclusive): Circa 1890-2003
    Identifier/Call Number: SFH 589
    Creator: East and West of Castro Improvement Club
    Creator: Friends of Noe Valley
    Creator: Friends of the San Francisco Public Library
    Creator: Noe Valley Community Archives
    Creator: Twin Peaks Improvement Club
    Creator: Upper Noe Valley Neighborhood Council
    Physical Description: 6 cartons, 6 flat boxes, 4 pamphlet boxes, 1 small shoe box (12 Cubic Feet)
    Contributing Institution: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library
    100 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415) 557-4567
    info@sfpl.org
    Abstract: The Noe Valley Community Archives was started in 1979 but became inactive shortly afterwards because of lack of members. The group restarted in 1988 with its first meeting at the Noe Valley branch library. Paul Kantus served as president.
    Physical Location: The collection is stored off-site.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
    All requests for permission to publish from photographs must be submitted in writing to the Photo Curator. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Noe Valley Community Archives Records (SFH 589), San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library.

    Provenance

    Acquired from the Noe Valley Community Archives, July 2017.

    Related materials

    Researchers are encouraged to see Corbett Heights by Michael R. Corbett and Rancho San Miguel by Mae Silver.

    Conservation Note

    During processing, part of the collection was re-foldered and re-housed in acid-free folders and boxes. Some metal staples remain.

    Materials Transferred

    Photographs have been transferred to the San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection. Newspapers and periodicals have been transfered to San Francisco History Periodicals and Newspapers.

    Biography or Administrative History

    The Noe Valley Community Archives was started in 1979 but became inactive shortly afterwards because of lack of members. The group restarted in 1988 with its first meeting at the Noe Valley branch library. Paul Kantus served as president.
    The collection contains materials from the East and West of Castro Street Improvement Club (formed 1902), Friends of Noe Valley (formed 1971), the Noe Valley Community Archives (formed 1979), the Twin Peaks Improvement Club (formed circa 1911) and the Upper Noe Valley Neighborhood Council (formed 1958). Many individual community members also donated materials.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains meeting minutes and membership ledgers for the East and West of Castro Improvement Club, Newsletters for the Friends of Noe Valley, resource files for the Noe Valley Archives, a membership roster for the Twin Peaks Improvement Club, meeting minutes and newsletter for the Upper Noe Valley Neighborhood Council, scrapbooks, photographs, videos and artifacts.

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged in 5 series: Series 1: Clubs / Associations Resource Files, Series 2: Scrapbooks, Series 3: Photographs, Series 4: Video, Series 5: Artifacts.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Noe Valley -- San Francisco (Calif.)
    Neighborhoods-California-San Francisco.