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Don Meacham collection of commercial work examples, 1965-1980
SPC.00012
Collection Overview

Title:

Don Meacham collection of commercial work examples, 1965-1980

Creator/Contributor:

Meacham, Don, creator, creator,, compiler.

Abstract:

This collection contains examples of commercial work produced by Santa Rosa Press Democrat and commercial photographer, Don Meacham. His photographs comprise the majority of those appearing in the set of pamphlets, folders, reports, etc.

Date:

1865 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Advertising -- California -- Sonoma County
Business communication -- California -- Sonoma County

Note:

Repository: History & Genealogy Library, Sonoma County Library, Collection no. SPC.00012.
This collection is unprocessed. Please contact the Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library for access; for contact info and current hours, see https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/sonoma-county-history-and-genealogy-library
Access: No restrictions. Available for research during Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library business hours (see https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/sonoma-county-history-and-genealogy-library for current hours).
Finding aid available online via the Online Archive of California.
Don Meacham (May 30, 1916-Feb. 28, 2010) was born in Cowell, Contra Costa County in 1916. He lived most of his life in Sonoma County where he retired as freelance commercial photographer after 50 years in the profession. He worked as a photographer in the Navy during WWII; was the flagship photographer on the U.S.S. Augusta during the North African invasion; and was Chief Photographer of the Naval Air Station in Santa Rosa until the war ended. Meacham was a charter member and chairman of the Santa Rosa Civic Art Commission and was instrumental in establishing Arttrium, the county's first visual and performing arts festival.
Materials in English.
Gift: Sonoma County Historical Society
Don Meacham originally donated the collection to the Sonoma County Historical Society, per the included (undated) note, for the purpose of filling in "some empty spaces in your ongoing search for history".
[Identification of item], Don Meacham collection of commercial work examples, 1965-1980. SPC.00012, History & Genealogy Library, Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa, CA.
Collection does not circulate and may be photocopied or photographed by arrangement only.

Type:

Commercial photographs.
Brochures.
Archival materials

Physical Description:

1 (0.21

Language:

English

Identifier:

https://oac.cdlib.org/search?query=SPC.00012
SPC.00012

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

This collection is unprocessed. Please contact the Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library for access; for contact info and current hours, see
Access: No restrictions. Available for research during Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library business hours (see https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/sonoma-county-history-and-genealogy-library for current hours).
Collection does not circulate and may be photocopied or photographed by arrangement only.

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https://oac.cdlib.org/search?query=SPC.00012