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Richard Alf Papers

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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

Ralph Bowers Bowman San Diego Photographs Collection

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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

Eleanor Edmiston Collection

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Identifier: MS-0105
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1960-1982

Exploring Family School Records

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Identifier: MS-0107
Scope and Contents The Exploring Family School collection documents the founding, curriculum, and thirteen year operation of Exploring Family School (EFS). It consists of board minutes, executive files, newsletters, budget reports, staff notes, and curricula pertaining to the operation of the school. The collection also includes correspondence with other free schools and some countercultural ephemera. The collection is organized into four series: Board and Committee Minutes, Staff Notes and Yearbooks,...
Dates: 1969-1983

Harold Keen Papers

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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

Kendall-Frost Marsh Preserve Collection

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Identifier: MS-0136
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, photographs, clippings, maps and charts.

Dates: 1935-1975

Harry L. and Norma L. McCumber Collection

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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

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

Old Globe Theatre Records

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Identifier: MS-0047
Scope and Contents The Old Globe Theatre Records document the operation, administration, creative history, development, and growth of California’s longest-running not-for-profit regional theatre. The records contain detailed documentation of numerous productions, correspondence, promotional materials, and organizational and administrative records. The Old Globe Theatre Records are divided into fifteen series: Historical...
Dates: 1885-2012; Majority of material found in 1935-2005

San Diego Memorabilia Collection

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Identifier: MS-0217
Scope and Contents The San Diego Memorabilia Collection contains historic ephemera related to San Diego. Brochures, tickets, programs, labels, flyers, photographs, stereoscopic views, pamphlets, and postcards are all part of the collection. Most materials do not have dates, although a date is noted where discernible, and most date from the very late nineteenth century or the first half of the twentieth century.Items are arranged by relevant place or topic. Series 15,...
Dates: 1868-1976; Majority of material found in 1890-1930

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Balboa Park (San Diego, Calif.)--History--Sources 2
Old Globe Theatre (San Diego, Calif.)--Archives 2
Old Globe Theatre (San Diego, Calif.)--History--20th century--Sources 2
Organizational Records 2
San Diego (Calif.)--Miscellanea 2
San Diego (Calif.)--Pictorial works 2
San Diego County (Calif.)--History--Sources 2
San Diego County (Calif.)--Social life and customs--Sources 2
Theater--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources 2
African American civic leaders 1
African American civic leaders--California--San Diego--Biography--Sources 1
African American neighborhoods--California--San Diego--History--Sources 1
African American political activists--California--San Diego--Biography--Sources 1
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African Americans--California--San Diego 1
Alf, Richard--Archives 1
American Western Life 1
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Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Comic books, strips, etc.--Collectors and collecting 1
Exploring Family School (San Diego, Calif.)--Archives 1
Exploring Family School (San Diego, Calif.)--History--Sources 1
Free schools--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources 1
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--California--San Diego--History--Sources 1
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Journalists--California--San Diego 1
Kendall-Frost Marsh Preserve (San Diego, Calif.)--History--20th century--Sources 1
Letterpress Printing 1
Marsh ecology--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources 1
Marshes--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources 1
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Names, Geographical--California--San Diego County--History--Sources 1
Old Globe Theatre (San Diego, Calif.)--History--Sources 1
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Old Town (San Diego, Calif.) 1
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park (Calif.) 1
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Public architecture--California--San Diego 1
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San Diego (Calif.)--Race relations--History--Sources 1
San Diego Chargers (Football team) 1
San Diego County (Calif.)--Civilization--Sources 1
San Diego County (Calif.)--Pictorial works 1
San Diego Stadium (San Diego, Calif.)--Archives 1
San Diego Stadium (San Diego, Calif.)--History--20th century--Sources 1
San Diego Trolley--History--Sources 1
Television producers and directors--California--San Diego--Biography--Sources 1
Theaters--California--San Diego 1
Theaters--California--San Diego--History 1
Underground comic books, strips, etc. 1
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