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Children’s Home Society Scrapbook Collection
2015.10  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Children’s Home Society Scrapbook Collection
    Dates: 1953-2006
    Collection Number: 2015.10
    Creator/Collector: Children’s Home Society of California Humpty Dumpty Auxiliary
    Extent: 3 scrapbooks
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: The collection includes three scrapbooks from the Pleasant Hill-based Humpty Dumpty Auxiliary of the Children’s Home Society of California.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Children’s Home Society Scrapbook Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Biography/Administrative History

    The collection was donated by the Walnut Creek Historical Society, which had received the material from Jeffrey Allendorph of Discovery Bay in 2015.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    One scrapbook includes newspaper clippings about the organization’s founding and its activities from 1953 to 1959; one scrapbook includes newspaper clippings about the group’s activities from 1956 to 1978; and one includes newsletters, photographs of the group’s events, and travel postcards from its members, all ranging from 1990 to 2006.

    Indexing Terms

    Charity, children's
    Pleasant Hill
    scrapbook
    newspaper clippings

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