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Guide to the Audrey Oliver Collection MS 206
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Separated Materials
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Biographical / Historical Notes
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

  • Title: Audrey Oliver Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS 206
    Contributing Institution: San Diego History Center Document Collection
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1948
    Abstract: This collection consists of scrapbooks related to Audrey Oliver's life at school and college as well as personal correspondence to herself and other family members.
    creator: Oliver, Audrey

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.

    Separated Materials

    Photographs previously separated to the SDHC Photograph Collection.
    Programs, newslettlers, and ephemera previously separated to the SDHC Printed Materials and Ephemera Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    Audrey Oliver Collection, MS 206, San Diego History Center Document Collection, San Diego, CA.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Amanda Hughes on February 19, 2013.
    Collection processed as part of grant project supported by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) with generous funding from The Andrew Mellon Foundation.

    Biographical / Historical Notes

    Audrey Oliver was born in San Diego the daughter of Walter G. and Anna Oliver. She attended the Jefferson School and later Our Lady of Peace Academy graduating in 1935. She then attended San Diego State College (later known as San Diego State University) and studied to become a dietitian. She later enlisted in the military during WWII, serving as a dietician at several posts in the United States and the European and Pacific theaters, including North Africa, Naples, Okinawa and the 118th Hospital at Camp Callan in La Jolla. In 1986, the Our Lady of Peace Academy directory lists her as Mrs. George Gunterman of Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of a memory book covering Audrey Oliver’s time at Jefferson School and Our Lady of Peace Academy and a scrapbook covering 1929-1937. There are also loose scrapbook pages concerned with her time in the military and correspondence and invitations addressed to Audrey and her family.


    Collection is arranged by subject and chronologically.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Accession number 970626.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936 : San Diego, Calif.).
    Danae (Ship).
    Jefferson School (San Diego, Calif.).
    Oliver, Audrey
    Oliver, George G.
    Our Lady Peace High School (San Diego, Calif.).
    San Diego State College.
    Camp Callan (Calif.)
    San Diego (Calif.)