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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Rose Float Records
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Description
The Cal Poly Rose Float has been jointly created students of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo every year since 1949. These "floral entries," as the floats are known, take part in the world famous Rose Parade held on New Years' Day in Pasadena, California. The collection includes administrative records that document the activities of the Rose Float Club, Rose Float Committee, and Rose Float Alumni Association; materials from and correspondence with the Tournament of Roses Association; financial records for the Rose Float Club, Rose Float Committee, and Rose Float Alumni Association; materials documenting the design, construction, and decoration of the Cal Poly Floats, including renderings and models; photographs of the floats, the parade, Club and Committee members, and related events; publicity materials to promote the Cal Poly floats and news clippings; audiovisual materials including recordings of the Cal Poly floats in the Tournament of Roses Parade and sound effects used for the floats; memorabilia; and awards won by the Cal Poly Rose Float program.
Background
The Cal Poly Rose Float has been jointly created students of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo every year since 1949. These "floral entries," as the floats are known, take part in the world famous Rose Parade held on New Years' Day in Pasadena, California.
Extent
71.12 Linear Feet (140 boxes)
Restrictions
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
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