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Finding Aid for the Expositions and Fairs Collection, 1853-1974
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Expositions and Fairs Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1853-1974
    Collection number: 344
    Extent: 24 boxes (12 linear ft.) 10 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

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

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Exhibitions--Archival resources.
    Fairs--Archival resources.