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Travel and tourism ephemera collection
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  • Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Travel and tourism ephemera collection
    Identifier/Call Number: 7105
    Physical Description: 3.5 Linear Feet 5 Boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1896-2013
    Abstract: The Travel and tourism ephemera collection consists of materials both informational and commemorative in nature, dating from the years 1896 to 2013. The contents of the collection are varied in both format and geographic location. The majority of the material focuses on points of interest in California, with a significant number of items dealing with Los Angeles and the surrounding areas including information about tourist sites and souvenir booklets and items such as postcards. Additionally, there are some materials containing travel and tourist information pertaining to sites and locations outside of California as well as some material which originates outside of the United States.
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    The Travel and tourism ephemera collection consists of materials both informational and commemorative in nature, dating from the years 1896 to 2013. This includes postcards, booklets, pamphlets, flyers, souvenir prints, World Fair and Exposition programs/booklets, and Olympiad programs from throughout Los Angeles City, Los Angeles County, California, locations throughout the United States, and International locales.

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Travel and tourism ephemera collection, Collection no. 7105, Regional History Collection, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The materials in this collection were acquired over time from a variety of unidentified sources.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Beaches -- California
    California, Southern -- Archival resources
    Canada -- Description and travel
    England -- Description and travel
    Long Beach (Calif.) -- Postcards
    Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Description and travel -- Archival resources
    Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- Archival resources
    Outdoor recreation -- California -- Yosemite National Park
    Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Archival resources
    Postcards -- California -- Orange County -- Archival resources
    Postcards -- California -- Pasadena -- Archival resources
    Postcards -- California -- Riverside County -- Archival resources
    Postcards -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources
    Postcards -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    San Diego County (Calif.) -- Postcards
    San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources
    Travel
    Tourism
    United States -- Description and travel -- Archival resources
    Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Postcards
    Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Archival resources
    Advertisements
    Brochures
    Fliers (printed matter)
    Pamphlets
    Photographic postcards
    Picture postcards
    Prints
    Souvenir programs
    Tourist maps