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Richard Alf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0523
Scope and Contents Materials in the Richard Alf Papers document Alf's various businesses, including his comic book mail order business and store, as well as his involvement with San Diego Comic-Con, the largest comic and pop culture convention in the world. The collection includes correspondence, original artwork, publications, business files, and San Diego Comic-Con materials. The collection is divided into four series: Personal Files, ...
Dates: 1955-2011; Majority of material found in 1968-1977

Eleanor Edmiston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0105
Scope and Contents

This collection includes news releases, fliers, election bonds and bills, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1960-1982

Harold Keen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0014
Scope and Contents

The collection includes documentation on local arts and artists, city planning, commerce and manufacturing, crime and criminals, higher education, entertainment, local government and politics, state government and politics, journalists and journalism, law and legal profession, newspapers, police, radio and television, tourism, and transportation.

Dates: 1936-1981

Harry L. and Norma L. McCumber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0158
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the origins of San Diego County place names. Norma L. McCumber (nee Hawkins) began collecting the information as a hobby in 1946. She addressed her inquiries to local chambers of commerce and post offices. The collection includes several responses, as well as Mrs. McCumber's notes on the subject.

Also included are two letters addressed to Harry L. McCumber, past president of the Conference of California Historical Societies.

Dates: 1946-1979

San Diego Vertical File

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0227
Scope and Contents

The San Diego Vertical File contains a variety of materials documenting or relevant to San Diego's local history. It has been compiled by department staff over several decades.

Dates: 1820-2006

Leon Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0398
Scope and Contents The Leon Williams Papers document three decades of William's public service career, and includes news clippings, photos, correspondence, invitations, public appearance forms, public opinions, campaign information, reports, ordinances, plaques, certificates of achievement, various committee files, and conference minutes. During his time on city council, Williams advocated land use programs, revitalization of older neighborhoods, and the use of public...
Dates: 1961-2006

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