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Wienberg (Eric) Collection of Malibu Matchbooks, Postcards, and Ephemera
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Description
The Eric Wienberg Collection of Malibu Matchbooks, Postcards, and Ephemera chronicles the history of business establishments and sites in Malibu and the surrounding area. The collection covers a period between the late 19th century and the 1980s, and features matchbook covers, postcards, publications, and ephemera from restaurants, cafes, bars, hotels, motels, stores, and other businesses from Malibu, Topanga, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Culver City, Venice Beach and Catalina Island. The collection also includes publicity photographs, photojournalistic images, and candid snapshots from life in Malibu and Southern California.
Background
Eric Wienberg is an avid collector of historical photographs and ephemera related to Southern California history, particularly Malibu. He donated this collection, which includes matchbook covers, postcards, photographs, slides, publications and other ephemera to the Pepperdine University Library starting in 2014. It is an ongoing collection.
Extent
1.68 Linear Feet (4 Hollinger boxes)
Restrictions
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Availability
Advance notice required for access.