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California Ephemera Collection CA EPH
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The collection consists of a wide range of ephemera pertaining to the state of California and each of its constituent counties, excluding the City and County of San Francisco. Dating from 1841 to 2001, the collection includes ephemera created by or related to churches; civic associations and activist groups; clubs and societies, especially fraternal organizations; labor unions; auditoriums and theaters; historic buildings, landmarks, and museums; hotels and resorts; festivals and fairs; sporting events; hospitals, sanatoriums, prisons, and orphanages; schools, colleges, and universities; government agencies; elections, ballot measures, and political parties; infrastructure and transit systems; geographic features; and other subjects. Types of ephemera include: advertisements; brochures; folders; programs; leaflets; pamphlets; announcements; guides; maps; tickets; invitations; newsletters; constitutions and bylaws; surveys and reports; directories and listings; fliers; badges and ribbons; ballots; dance cards; invitations; catalogues; report cards and syllabi; journals and journal articles; and newspaper clippings.
140.0 boxes (68 linear feet)
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of Library and Archives, North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
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