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Wienberg (Eric) Collection of Malibu Matchbooks, Postcards, and Ephemera
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  • Arrangement
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Related Materials
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
    Title: Eric Wienberg Collection of Malibu Matchbooks, Postcards, and Ephemera
    Identifier/Call Number: 0129
    Physical Description: 1.68 Linear Feet (4 Hollinger boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1900-2013
    Abstract: 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.
    Container: 1-4

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into the following series: 1.Documents/Ephemera, 2.Matchbooks 3.Photographs and 4.Postcards. The files are separated geographically within series, and ordered first alphabetically.

    Biographical / Historical

    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.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The collection was transferred by Eric Wienberg to Special Collections and University Archives starting on June 2, 2014 and continuing through 2017. It will continue to be updated as items are recieved.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name],Eric Wienberg Collection of Malibu Matchbooks, Postcards, and Ephemera, Collection no. 0129, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by UCLA Intern Angela Maani in April 2016, under the supervision of Pepperdine University Archivist Kelsey Knox.

    Related Materials

    Malibu Times Photographs, Collection no. 0112, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.
    Lani Netter Collection of Malibu Photographs , Collection no. 0118, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.
    Rindge and Adamson Family Papers, Collection no. 0034, Malibu Historical Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.
    Elinor Oswald Collection of Southern California Tourism Ephemera, Collection no. 0007, Malibu Historical Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of matchbooks, postcards, photographs and collectibles dating from the early 1900s up until 2013. It is arranged alphabetically by series and the files are sorted by subject and geography and put in alphabetical order. Items are related to the history of business establishments and sites in Malibu and surrounding areas in Southern California; the one exception is the Cliff House Restaurant Postcards file, which contains postcards from San Francisco, California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Beaches -- California, Southern
    Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History
    Malibu (Calif.) -- History
    Pacific Coast Highway
    Santa Monica Bay (Calif.)
    Wildfires -- California, Southern
    Color slides
    Correspondence
    Ephemera
    Photographs