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19th Century Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0174
Scope and Contents The 19th Century Newspaper Collection consists of miscellaneous issues of various American newspapers published during the nineteenth century. Part of the collection was used as a teaching tool at San Diego State University by two professors of communications in their respective classes: Barbara Hartung, Ph.D., now professor emerita, and Diane L. Borden, Ph.D. Other miscellaneous issues have been added to this core collection. The collection dates from 1803 to...
Dates: 1803-1898

Barbara Abele Bookplate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0050
Scope and Contents The Barbara Abele Bookplate Collection documents the historical development of bookplates, bookplate designers, and collectors, as well as the communication networks they used when interacting with each other. The collection dates from 1915 to 1998 with the bulk of documents created or collected between 1970 and 1998. It consists of six main series: Bookplates by Subject, Bookplates by Designer, Collector...
Dates: 1915-1998; Majority of material found in 1970-1998

Jane Adams Recipe and Menu Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0012
Scope and Contents Jane Adams collected recipes and menus from hundreds of food manufacturers and locales. The collection has been separated into three sections, the largest being Fliers, Booklets, Cookbooks, and Topical, which is alphabetically filed, and which includes product/company fliers, topical information, and cookbooks by title.  Handwritten Recipes and Cutouts includes handwritten recipes and clippings.  Menus consists of menus, sorted by...
Dates: 1920-1959

John and Jane Adams Artwork Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0052
Scope and Contents The collection contains a number of pieces of artwork (etchings, oil, watercolor, acrylic, and others) by early twentieth century American and European artists.  A San Diego contingent of landscape artists is headed by Charles Arthur Fries (1854-1940), called the “Dean of San Diego Painters.”  Ivan Messenger (1895-1983) was a member of the San Diego Moderns and was also a printmaker of some renown.  Rounding out the San Diego scene is Helen Johnston Balfour (1847-1925) known for her...
Dates: 1890-1936

John and Jane Adams Autograph Album Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0056
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 30 late Victorian autograph albums. The albums in this collection (except one) all belonged to young ladies. Some have only a few entries; the majority have many pages filled out. The albums belonged to girls in numerous locations across the United States. Some albums have entries from a discrete group of people ("Normal Institute Class"), though most are made up of a variety of friends and family. Often it is apparent that the owner later filled in...
Dates: 1851-1933; Majority of material found in 1860-1890

John and Jane Adams Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: MS-0384
Scope and Contents The John and Jane Adams Ephemera Collection (1856-1996) offers a glimpse into some of the ways printed materials were used to capture the interest of American culture from the late 1800s through the late 1900s. Such a collection can be used to trace shifts in cultural norms, as these items of ephemera typically reflect the prevailing sentiments of the population for whom the materials were created. The subject matter of the ephemera in this collection varies...
Dates: 1856-1996; Majority of material found in 1880-1982

John and Jane Adams Greeting Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0054
Scope and Contents Greeting cards are arranged alphabetically by subject.
Dates: 1830-1970

John and Jane Adams Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MS-0455
Scope and Contents The John and Jane Adams Photograph Collection documents the history of photography, including various photographic processes and formats, such as albumen prints, cyanotypes, platinotypes, ambrotypes, gelatin silver prints, glass negatives, carte de visites, tin types, cabinet cards, and more.  In addition, the collection also illustrates the evolution of photographic subject matter and studio advertising.  Highlights include early daguerreotypes, an assortment...
Dates: 1840-1946; Majority of material found in 1890-1920

John and Jane Adams Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0008
Scope and Contents The John and Jane Adams Postcard Collection consists of over 100 years of history and communication through postcards. The postcards are diverse in size, format, and subject. The collection contains more than 4,500 postcards of San Diego County, and 8,500 postcards representing parts of the state of California and the development of California. Individual states in the U.S. as well as other countries of the world also have categories in the collection. Postcards...
Dates: 1880-2007

John and Jane Adams Postcard Periodicals Collection

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Identifier: MS-0057
Scope and Contents The John and Jane Adams Postcard Periodicals Collection consists of magazines, newsletters, bulletins, gazzettes, collectors’ guides, auction catalogs, and ephemera related to deltiology, the study and collection of postcards.
Dates: 1947-1986; Majority of material found in 1970-1985

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Adams, Jane Ford--Art collections 6
Adams, John R., 1900-1994--Art collections 6
Jones, Jim, 1931-1978 5
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Old Globe Theatre (San Diego, Calif.) 4
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San Diego State University--Employees 4
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San Diego State University. Library. Deptartment of Special Collections 4
Chicano Federation of San Diego County 3
Greek letter societies--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources 3
San Diego State College 3
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San Diego State University--Administration--History--20th century--Sources 3
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San Diego State University--Students--Societies, etc 3
Adams Postcard Collection 2
Center for Regional History 2
Davies, Lowell, 1895-1983 2
Lemon Grove Chamber of Commerce 2
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan de U.C.S.B. 2
National Organization for Women. San Diego County Chapter--Archives 2
Noel, Craig 2
Post, Lauren Chester 2
San Diego Chamber of Commerce 2
San Diego State University--Alumni and alumnae--Biography--Sources 2
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San Diego State University--Students--Social life and customs--20th century--Sources 2
San Diego State University. Library. Department of Special Collections--History--Sources 2
San Diego State University. School of Social Work--History--Sources 2
San Diego State University. Women's Studies Department--History--Sources 2
Society of Friends--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources 2
Sonka, Anthony F., 1885-1974--Archives 2
United Farm Workers of America 2
United States. Marine Corps--History--20th century--Sources 2
Young Women's Christian Association--California--San Diego 2
Abbe Wolfsheimer-Stutz 1
Abele, Barbara 1
Abele, Barbara, d. 1998--Archives 1
Adams Autograph Album Collection 1
Adams Ephemera Collection (John and Jane Adams Ephemera Collection) 1
Adams Photograph Collection 1
Adams Recipe and Menu Collection 1
Adams Trade Card Collection 1
Adams, Jane Ford--Correspondence 1
Adams, John 1
Adams, John R., 1900-1994--Archives 1
Adams, John R., 1900-1994--Correspondence 1
Adat Ami Synagogue 1
Advisory Board on Women 1
African American clergy--California--San Diego--Biography--Sources 1
Ahern, James Thomas 1
Alberti family--Archives 1
Alberti, Clark, 1841-1931--Archives 1
Alberti, Nellie Hilligros--Archives 1
Alf, Richard 1
Allen Dairy 1
Allen, John D 1
Allen, Seveno 1
Allen, Vera 1
Allen, William 1
Alpha Pi Boulé 1
Alumni Association 1
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, San Diego Chapter 1
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists--History--Sources 1
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. San Diego Chapter--Archives 1
American National Red Cross--Biography--Sources 1
American Society for Aesthetics 1
American Society for Aesthetics--Archives 1
American Society for Aesthetics--History--Sources 1
American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers--Archives 1
American Society of Civil Engineers 1
American Society of Civil Engineers, San Diego Chapter 1
American Society of Civil Engineers. San Diego Section--Archives 1
Amphion Club 1
Amsden, Georgia C. 1
Amsden, Georgia C., 1883-1968--Archives 1
Amsden, Georgia C., 1883-1968--Travel--France 1
Anderson, Allan W. 1
Anti-Defamation League of San Diego 1
Armando M. Rodriguez 1
Arnaz family--Archives 1
Arnaz, Desi (Desiderio Alberto Arnaz de Archa III) 1
Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1986--Archives 1
Asian American Student Alliance 1
Associated Students 1
Associated Women Students 1
Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC) of San Diego 1
Association of Chicana Activists (AChA) 1
Association of Mexican American Educators (Calif.) 1
Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter 1
Aztec Shops (Firm : San Diego, Calif.)--Archives 1
Aztec Shops (Firm : San Diego, Calif.)--History--20th century--Sources 1
Aztec Shops, Ltd. 1
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 1
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