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Center for Regional History Records

Identifier: MS-0388

Scope and Contents

The collection includes planning papers, collection development records, correspondence, fundraising records, publications, fliers, brochures, annual and monthly reports, budgets, expense records, facilities files, purchase orders, travel records, personnel files, speeches, project files, outreach files, and general office files. Materials are filed alphabetically by file title, except for box 5, which includes rejections to the Center's solicitations for donations of archival records from community organizations.


  • Creation: 1976-1986


Conditions Governing Access

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 or Historical Information

The San Diego History Research Center (SDHRC), later renamed the Center for Regional History (CRH), was a public history archives and museum housed in San Diego State University's Library. After a  transitional period, the CRH's holdings were transferred to the library's Special Collections and University Archives department in 1988, where they still reside today.


4.42 Linear Feet

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Source of Acquisition

Center for Regional History

Accruals and Additions

9999-137, 9999-171

Related Materials

Royal Presidio of San Diego Archaeological Collection Records

Center for Regional History Records
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 2019: Revised by Lucas Buresch, September 2019.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego CA 92182-8050 US