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McCumber (Harry L. and Norma L.) Collection
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Harry L. and Norma L. McCumber Collection
    Creator: McCumber, Norma L.
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0158
    Physical Description: 0.42 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1979
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    This collection documents the origins of San Diego County place names. Norma L. McCumber (nee Hawkins) began collecting the information as a hobby in 1946. She addressed her inquiries to local chambers of commerce and post offices. The collection includes several responses, as well as Mrs. McCumber's notes on the subject.
    Also included are two letters addressed to Harry L. McCumber, past president of the Conference of California Historical Societies.

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission 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.

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Harry L. and Norma L. McCumber Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.


    9999-025, 1979-019

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Personal Papers
    Names, Geographical--California--San Diego County--History--Sources
    San Diego (Calif.)--History
    San Diego (Calif.)--Miscellanea
    McCumber, Harry L.--Archives
    McCumber, Harry L.--Correspondence
    McCumber, Norma L.--Archives
    McCumber, Norma L.--Correspondence