Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
San Francisco Ephemera Collection
View entire collection guide What's This?
Search this collection
Collection Overview
Table of contents What's This?
Consists of ephemeral items pertaining to San Francisco. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th century and early 20th century. Includes ephemera related to fraternal clubs and women's organizations; social clubs; institutions such as churches, schools, universities and hospitals; social service organizations; civic and political associations, and city agencies. The types of ephemera represented in the collection include: brochures, programs, leaflets, pamphlets, announcements, guides, tickets, invitations, newsletters, bylaws, directories, fliers, badges, ballots, dance cards, newspaper clippings and magazine articles.
137.0 boxes
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the 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.
CHS is not taking appointments for research at this time. Please check the Library's website updates: https://californiahistoricalsociety.org/collections/north-baker-research-library/