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San Diego Memorabilia Collection
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement Note
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Source of Acquisition
  • Accruals and Additions
  • Related Materials
  • Separated Materials
  • Preferred Citation

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: San Diego Memorabilia Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0217
    Physical Description: 2.61 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1868-1976
    Date (bulk): 1890-1930
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    The San Diego Memorabilia Collection contains historic ephemera related to San Diego. Brochures, tickets, programs, labels, flyers, photographs, stereoscopic views, pamphlets, and postcards are all part of the collection. Most materials do not have dates, although a date is noted where discernible, and most date from the very late nineteenth century or the first half of the twentieth century.
    Items are arranged by relevant place or topic. Series 15, General San Diego, includes miscellaneous items that do not relate to any of the other major series.

    Arrangement Note

    1. 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition
    2. 1935-1936 California-Pacific Exposition
    3. Coronado and the Hotel del Coronado
    4. Point Loma and Lomaland
    5. La Jolla
    6. Hotels, Resorts, and Sanitariums
    7. Missions
    8. Theatres and Entertainment
    9. Churches
    10. Schools and Colleges
    11. Railways and Trolleys
    12. Ships and Boats
    13. Local Businesses
    14. Military
    15. General San Diego
    16. Maps and Oversize

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Some of these materials are in the public domain. However, the nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. Permissions is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Source of Acquisition

    Andreas Brown

    Accruals and Additions

    1977-008, 1983-002, 2006-065

    Related Materials

    San Diego Photograph Collection
    Hotel del Coronado Collection
    San Diego Vertical File

    Separated Materials

    Many published items were separated for cataloging from this collection during its reprocessing in November 2008. These items can be found by searching the library catalog with the keywords "Gift of Andreas Brown."

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, San Diego Memorabilia Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    San Diego (Calif.)--History--Sources