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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Expositions and Fairs collection
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0344
    Physical Description: 12.0 Linear Feet (24 boxes and 10 oversize boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1853-1974
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Expositions and Fairs Collection (Collection 344). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
    Processed by K. Landesman, June 1985.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 964419 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of pamphlets, brochures, catalogs, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera related to various expositions and fairs. Events include: World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, 1893), Midwinter International Exposition (San Francisco, 1894), Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition (Omaha, 1898), Pan-American Exposition (Buffalo, 1901), Louisiana Purchase Exposition (St. Louis, 1904), Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (Portland, Oregon, 1905), Jamestown Exposition (Norfolk, 1907), Panama-Pacific International Exposition (San Francisco, 1915), and Golden Gate International Exposition (San Francisco, 1939). Also includes material for other U.S. fairs (up to Spokane, 1974), a historical register of the U.S. Centennial Exposition (Philadelphia, 1876), and materials from Paris, London, and other foreign fairs.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Fairs -- Archives.
    Exhibitions -- Archives.