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Camp Fire USA Greater Bay Area Chapter Records
2015-48  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Camp Fire USA Greater Bay Area Chapter Records
    Dates: 1919-2000
    Collection Number: 2015-48
    Creator/Collector: Camp Fire USA Greater Bay Area Chapter.
    Extent: 10.5 linear feet
    Online items available
    Repository: History San Jose Research Library
    San Jose, California 95112
    Abstract: Camp Fire USA Greater Bay Area Chapter organizational records, photographs and ephemera.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is available to researchers by appointment with the Curator of Library & Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Camp Fire USA Greater Bay Area Chapter Records. History San Jose Research Library

    Acquisition Information

    Donated to History San Jose in 2015 by a former member of the Chapter.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Camp Fire was founded in 1910 by Luther Gulick, M.D., and his wife, Charlotte Gulick “to guide young people on their journey to self-discovery.” A chapter existed in the Santa Clara Valley from around 1911 or 1912, until the mid-2000s, when it went bankrupt and closed its doors.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Camp Fire USA Greater Bay Area Chapter organizational records, including administrative records and newsletters, chapter activity scrapbooks and programs, official books and marketing material, camping and event photographs and ephemera. The collection also includes uniforms, beads, and other objects.

    Indexing Terms

    Girls -- Societies and clubs.
    Camp Fire Girls.
    Santa Clara County (Calif.)