A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation
Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets,
magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between
1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended
to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.