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Clark and Nellie Alberti Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0059
Scope and Contents

The collection includes papers, music programs, and clippings.

Dates: 1893-1931

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

Jim Bates Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0015
Scope and Contents The Jim Bates Papers contains files from several of the committees and subcommittees Bates served on, as well as from some of his more well-known bills: specifically the subcommittee on Procurement and Printing, and the subjects of Navy procurement fraud, the Rural Electrification Administration's loan program, and emergency care for trauma victims.  The collection contains information on bills which Bates supported, and gives quarterly histories of his...
Dates: 1981-1990

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

G. Hamilton Hammon Scrapbook

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Identifier: MS-0408
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was compiled by San Diego resident G. Hamilton Hammon. Hammon, who was an artist and poet, included fair copies of original manuscript poems, as well as striking handpainted vignettes of San Diego scenes. Several photographs are also present. Most poems are dated and give a place of composition. Most places are in California; the last poem is from Sydney, Australia, and dated 1911. Of particular interest is a handcolored photograph of "The Krishnamurti Camp, Ojai Valley,...
Dates: 1911-1939

Samuel I. Hayakawa Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0020
Scope and Contents The Samuel I. Hayakawa Papers document Hayakawa's term as a United States Senator. The collection comes from Hayakawa's San Diego-based regional office, one of five regional offices in California, and consists only of office records. The San Diego regional office  covered the counties of San Diego, Imperial Valley, Riverside, and San Bernardino. The records consist of biographical data on Hayakawa, correspondence, invitations, office memos, press releases,...
Dates: 1959-1982; Majority of material found in 1970-1982

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

Louise Patterson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0409
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was created by Miss Louise Patterson, daughter of Mrs. Louise Hillard Patterson and student at Coronado High School. Originally from Baltimore, this mother and daughter resided at Coronado Beach and were both prominent local socialites. Miss Patterson's scrapbook documents life in high society from 1915 to 1925, and includes numerous invitations to bridge teas and other social functions from other San Diego socialites of the time. A large number of elaborate invitations to...
Dates: 1915-1925

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

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