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Griffiths (Edwin and Louise) collection of Southern California postcards
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards
    creator: Edward H. Mitchell (Publisher)
    creator: Griffiths, Edwin
    creator: Griffiths, Louise
    creator: Stocoum, R.H.
    Identifier/Call Number: 7097
    Physical Description: 0.04 Linear Feet 1 document preservation binder
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1915
    Abstract: The Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards consists of 33 historic postcards of Southern California sites and neighborhoods, including the San Gabriel Mission, Santa Catalina Island, and Mount Lowe Railway. Edwin and Louise Griffiths collected the postcards during their travels to the 1915 Panama–Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The Griffiths' travels began from their home in Philadelphia and crossed the country to California and other western states. Publishers of the postcards include R. H. Stocoum, Benham Indian Trading Co., Edward H. Mitchell, and the O. Newman Company. The postcards in this collection are blank of correspondence or signs of postage.
    Container: 1

    Content Description

    The Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards consists of 33 historic postcards of Southern California sites and neighborhoods, including the San Gabriel Mission, Santa Catalina Island, and Mount Lowe Railway. Edwin and Louise Griffiths collected the postcards during their travels to the 1915 Panama–Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The Griffiths' travels began from their home in Philadelphia and crossed the country to California and other western states. Publishers of the postcards include R. H. Stocoum, Benham Indian Trading Co., Edward H. Mitchell, and the O. Newman Company. The postcards in this collection are blank of correspondence or signs of postage.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Griffiths family collection of Southern California postcards, Collection no. 7097, Regional History Collection, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Ross Griffiths, September 11, 2019.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Postcards
    Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- Postcards
    Missions -- California -- Postcards
    Orange County (Calif.) -- Postcards
    Pasadena (Calif.) -- Postcards
    Postcards -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources
    Riverside County (Calif.) -- Postcards
    Picture postcards
    Photographic postcards
    Postcards
    Griffiths, Edwin -- Archives
    Griffiths, Louise -- Archives