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Mary Leihr Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-0518

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook was compiled by Mary Leihr during 1926 and 1927. The scrapbook includes drawings, cartoons, notes, letters, and telegrams sent by Mary's beau Al William Logan, a travelling saleman. Many of the cartoons and sketches express Al's adoration for Mary and illustrate his travels. The notes and sketches are also representative of 1920s American culture with references to fashion, radio, race, and humor.


  • 1926-1927


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This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.

Biographical Note

Mary Leihr lived in Indianiapolis, Indiana during the 1920s. Her beau, Al William Logan, appears to have been a travelling saleman. He wrote Mary letters and drew her sketches while he was away on business in California, Oregon, Washington, North Dakota, Montana, and Minnesota.


0.20 Linear Feet

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Source of Acquisition

Found in the stacks. Donor and acquisition date unknown.

Accruals and Additions

9999-207 (accessioned in Jan 2012. Found in stacks)

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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