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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....
Dates: 1880-2007

Ralph Bowers Bowman San Diego Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0537
Scope and Contents The Ralph Bowers Bowman San Diego Photographs Collection (1922-1937) includes scenes of the San Diego metropolitan area. Subjects of the photographs include landmarks, waterfront scenes of fishing boats, freights ships and naval ships; Balboa Park; La Jolla; Point Loma; aerial views; street scenes; football games; visiting dignitaries; and personal photographs of Bowman's children and family. Also documented by the photographs are several road trips to St....
Dates: 1922-1937

Gilbert Gaines Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MS-0542
Scope and Contents The Gilbert Gaines Photograph Collection includes images of the San Diego area and southern California from the 1940s-2002, documenting Gaines's personal life and travels. Several images document Gaines's camping trips in the Cuyamaca Mountains and San Diego County Backcountry in the 1940s, and trips to Yosemite Valley in the 1950s. Gaines's trip to Thule Air Base in Greenland and the surrounding glaciers is well documented by a large series of 35mm slides....
Dates: 1940-2002; Majority of material found in 1940-1980

G. Hamilton Hammon Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS-0408
Scope and Contents The George Hamilton Hammon Scrapbooks collection consists of two scrapbooks compiled by Australian artist and San Diego resident George Hamilton Hammon. A green photograph album titled "Original handwritten poems and photographs" includes fair copies of original manuscript poems, handpainted vignettes of San Diego scenes, and several photographs. Most of the poems were composed in California, except the last, which was written in Sydney, Australia, and dated 1911. Of particular interest is a...
Dates: 1911 - 1939

Old Globe Theatre Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MS-0178
Scope and Contents The Old Globe Theatre Photograph Collection documents the photographic history of the Old Globe Theatre and contains four series: Productions; Shakespeare Festival; Events, Programs, and Facilities; and Portraits and Publicity Stills. The first three series are arranged chronologically, with oversized photographs listed at the end of each series. The ...
Dates: 1920-2006; Majority of material found in 1935-2006

San Diego Corral of the Westerners Records

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Identifier: MS-0507
Scope and Contents The San Diego Corral of the Westerners Records document the publishing history and administrative organization of this non-profit entity dedicated to preserving the history of the American West. These records include correspondence, meeting notices and minutes, event information, membership rosters, financial statements, and documentation of the Corral’s creative output such as newsletters, book production materials, and sample book artwork. Although the...
Dates: 1921-2013; Majority of material found in 1967-2012

San Diego Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MS-0222
Scope and Contents

The San Diego Photograph Collection is modest in size with only 700+ images, yet some are of particular interest to those interested in the military in San Diego, Coronado and Hotel del Coronado, and outlying San Diego County.

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Dates: 1870-1975

Dick Yale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0541
Scope and Contents The Dick Yale Papers (1913-2002) includes material related to Dick Yale’s interests in the fine press printing, the history of printing and newspapers, San Diego area history, and Western Americana. The collection consists of a wide variety of materials, including: fine press ephemera, newspapers, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, films, printing artifacts and memorabilia. The collection is organized into five series: Fine Press...
Dates: 1913-2002; Majority of material found in 1970-1990

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Adams Postcard Collection 1
Adams, Jane Ford--Art collections 1
Adams, John R., 1900-1994--Art collections 1
Gaines, Gilbert, 1926-2010 1
Hammon, G. Hamilton (George Hamilton Hammon) (1869-1960) 1