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  • Scope and Contents
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Center for Sacramento History
    Title: Ephemera Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS0098


    Collection is open for research use.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to publish or quote from private manuscripts held by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) must be submitted in writing to csh@cityofsacramento.org. Permission for publication is given on behalf of CSH 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 by the patron. No permission is necessary to publish or quote from public records.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item and/or item number], [box and folder number], Ephemera Collection, MS0098, Center for Sacramento History.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Kim Hayden, Hannah Thompson, and Gabriel Suarez

    Scope and Contents

    The Ephemera Collection at the Center for Sacramento History is an artificial collection created to organize and make accessible the large number of discrete, historically valuable ephemeral items we receive as one-off or small miscellaneous donations.


    The Ephemera Collection is arranged into 29 series:
    • Agriculture
    • Arts and Entertainment
    • Boosterism and Visitor Guides
    • Business
    • Communications
    • Conventions
    • Cultural Events, Organizations, and Sites
    • Development, Redevelopment, and Historic Preservation
    • Education
    • Environmental
    • General Sacramento and Sacramento County History
    • Government, Politics, and Elections
    • Labor
    • Maps
    • Military and Civil Defense
    • Old Sacramento
    • Parks and Other Public Sites
    • People of Sacramento and Sacramento County
    • Periodicals
    • Photographs, general - Sacramento
    • Photographs, general - Sacramento County
    • Postcards - Sacramento
    • Postcards - Sacramento County
    • Religious Events and Organizations
    • Restaurants and Menus
    • Social Events and Organizations
    • Sports and Recreation
    • Transportation
    • Utilities
    Most of these series also contain subseries. Arrangement is alphabetical.