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Golden Gate International Exposition scrapbook [graphic].
BANC PIC 2003.003--fALB; BANC PIC 2003.003--fALB
Collection Overview

Title:

Golden Gate International Exposition scrapbook

Creator/Contributor:

Burton, Leo R. T., creator

Abstract:

Newsclippings, professional photographs, snapshots, postcards, and ephemera documenting the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island, San Francisco. Most items document the creation of the "world's largest relief map" of 11 western states, for which Leo Burton was chief draftsman. Includes photographs of workshops, progress photographs of map creation, project cost sheets and staff emergency rosters, as well as relevant newsclippings and brochure text. The map was created by or for The Industrial West, Inc., with funding from the W.P.A., promoting the industrial development and resources of the region from the Rockies to the Pacific. Many snapshots are signed or inscribed by pictured staff members. Also present are newsclippings and commercial photographs related to the exposition in general, to Treasure Island, and to the Bay Bridge.

Date:

1938-1939 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Industrial West.
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Cartography -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Cartographers -- Pictorial works
Industrialization -- West (U.S.)
Place marketing -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Relief models

Note:

Compiled by Leo Burton, with his initials on front cover: L.-R.T.B.
Title supplied by cataloger.
RESTRICTED due to CONDITION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (ca. 400 photographic prints, newsclippings, and ephemera) : b&w ; album 29 x 40 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2003.003--fALB
BANC PIC 2003.003--fALB

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED due to CONDITION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.