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Guide to the Benjamin Sacks Papers MS 56
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Hotel del Coronado: The Babcock Years, 1885-1903 Ch. 1-4, undated


Chapter 1: Setting, Construction, Highlights, Critiques;
Chapter 2: Personnel;
Chapter 3: Publicity;
Chapter 4: Conversational Pieces, Jules Verne, Coronado Waukesha, Spanish Fiesta, Tent City, Margaret Howell Davis.
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Hotel del Coronado: The Babcock Years, 1885-1903 Ch. 5-11, undated


Chapter 5: Divertissements. Museum; Ostrich Farm; Pet Animals; Courtyard; Japanese Tea Garden; Musical Diversions; Indoors;
Chapter 6: Sports Scene. Fishing; Hunting; Golf and Tennis; Water Sports; Race Track; Miscellany;
Chapter 7: Drama; Music; Painters; Architecture;
Chapter 8: Commercial Venues. Heavy Industry; Railroad Magnates; Financial Services; Politicians;
Chapter 9: Consumers’ World. Merchants; Food Purveyors; Miscellany;
Chapter 10: Literary World;
Chapter 11: Financial Crisis.
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Polo in Coronado, 1919-1990 and undated


Newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and an untitled manuscript.
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“Jules Verne: A Hotel del Coronado Vignette,” 1996-2002 and undated


Article by Sacks on Jules Verne, as well as correspondence concerning the article and a copy of Sacks’ resume.
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“Chapter 5: Post Civil War Descendants,” undated


One chapter from an unknown manuscript regarding the lives of the children of Presidents Lincoln, Grant, Garfield, and Cleveland and their visits to Coronado.
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“Hotel del Coronado: Eleonora Randolph Sears, An American Sportswoman,” undated

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“Helena Modjeska: Tragedienne, The Hotel del Coronado Chapter,” undated

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“Some Like it Hot: Filming at Hotel del Coronado,” undated

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“San Diego and Hotel del Coronado: The Presidents of the United States,” undated

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“San Diego and Hotel del Coronado: The Presidents of the United States” (copy), undated