Guide to the Lillian Poltere Collection

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Language of Material: Multiple languages
Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
Title: Lillian Poltere Collection
Creator: Poltere, Lillian
Identifier/Call Number: OCH.LPC
Extent: 0.06 linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1936-1940
Abstract: Lillian Poltere lived in Shanghai, and attended the Shanghai American School, graduating in 1939. In 1940, she and her family emigrated to the United States, where she eventually settled in San Diego. The collection contains materials mostly related to Poltere's time at the Shanghai American School, including commencement programs and photographs, a program for a play produced by the school, copies of the school newspaper The Shanghai American, and other related newspaper clippings. Also included in the collection is Poltere's father's curfew pass from the Shanghai Municipal Police, and pictorials from the Shanghai Sunday Times and The Sunday Tribune.
Language of Material: English, Chinese

Biographical Information:

Lillian Poltere lived in Shanghai, and attended the Shanghai American School, graduating in 1939. In 1940, she and her family emigrated to the United States, where she eventually settled in San Diego.

Scope and Contents

The Lillian Poltere Collection consists of materials mostly related to Poltere's time at the Shanghai American School, including commencement programs and photographs, a program for a play produced by the school, copies of the school newspaper The Shanghai American, and other related newspaper clippings. Also included in the collection is Poltere's father's curfew pass from the Shanghai Municipal Police, and pictorials from the Shanghai Sunday Times and The Sunday Tribune.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Alexander Samson, 05/28/2010

Preferred Citation:

For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

Processing Information:

Jessica Geiser, 2013

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Documents
Photographs

Box 1, Item 1

Shanghai Municipal Police Curfew Pass for Isaac Poltere, 1937

Box 1, Item 2

Set of Photographs of Shanghai American School Commencement in Young Photo Co. Envelope

Box 1, Item 3

Photograph of a Woman Standing on a Rock

Box 1, Item 4

Newspaper Clipping: Lillian Poltere and Other Members of Her Graduating Class at a Dinner Dance, 1939 June 3

Box 1, Item 5

Shanghai American School Commencement Program, 1939 June 15

Box 1, Item 6

Shanghai American School Commencement Program, 1940 June 13

Box 1, Item 7

Program for the play, "You Can't Take it With You" presented by the Shanghai American School Class of 1939

Folder 1, Item 1

The Shanghai American, Volume IV Number 23, 1938 April 22

Folder 1, Item 2

The Shanghai American, Volume V Number 32, 1939 June 6

Folder 1, Item 3

"Shanghai American School Graduates of 1936," The Shanghai Sunday Times, 1936 June 21

Folder 1, Item 4

"Shanghai American School Graduation ," The Shanghai Sunday Times, 1938 June 26

Folder 1, Item 5

War Pictorial in The Sunday Tribune, 1937 August 29

Folder 1, Item 6

The Shanghai Sunday Times: Pictorial Supplement, 1936 November 15