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Ashley (George A.) Collection
LA.2018.0905  
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Memorabilia 1948

Scope and Contents

(1) Cardboard box 5 in. x 6 in. Includes: one Kodachrome transparency (1 in. x 1.5 in.); four negatives of minerals and mines (2 in. x 3 in.); four labels in different media; an Ashley Gem Mines business card and a first place ribbon for the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar California.
 

Wood prints 1905

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(3) Wood prints of the Himalaya and School mines (6 in. x 10 in. and 9 in x 12 in.)
 

Photographs 1985-1988

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(5) Color photographs of staff working in the Department of Mineralogy (3.5 in. x 6 in.).
 

Mounted photographs circa 1900

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(13) Black-and-white photographs (7.5 in. x 9.5 in.) of mines in San Diego County. Mounted on brown cardboard and labeled with information in the front and back. Includes the Pala Chief, Himalaya, Esmeralda, Tannenbaum, Naylor-Vanderberg and Katerina mines.
 

Black-and-white photographs circa 1954-1971

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(1) Folder (9 in. x 12 in.) containing (9) black-and-white photographs (8 in. x 10 in.) with labels about the dimond mining process. Includes aerial view and diagram of mineral shafts mounted on cardboard; and letter relating to the provenance of the photographs.
 

Mineral Museums Advisory Council photograph 1988

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(1) Color photograph of the members of the Mineral Museums Advisory Council in Tucson, Arizona (8.5 in. x 11 in.).
 

Photographs and clippings

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(2) mounted black-and-white photographs (3 in. x 5 in. and 4 in. x 5 in.); (1) newspaper clipping about Frederick Sickler (3.7 in. x 6.7 in.).
 

Josie Scripps photograph

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(1) Framed black-and-white photograph of Josie Scripps (4.5 in. x 8.5 in.).
 

Information panels

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(2) Information panels (4 in. x 13 in.).
 

Lapidary work photograph

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(1) color photograph (8 in. x 10 in.) of lapidary work by George A. Ashley including bowls and mineral cuts.