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City of Newport Beach. Fire Department Records
2019_09  
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Description
This collection contains materials relating to the history of the Newport Beach Fire Department. The records include two fire record books (1947-1953 and 1954-1955), a photo scrapbook (1944-1946), three newspaper scrapbooks, a framed certificate of appreciation given to Chief Frank Crocker in 1933, photographs and negatives, and a scrapbook (1927-1942) created by Chief Rufus Janvier “Jan” Briscoe.
Extent
7 volumes; 4 photographs and 20 negatives.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Sherman Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The Sherman Library do not hold the copyright.
Availability
This collection is open for research.