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San Diego (Calif.)--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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 Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0419
Scope and Contents

Most of the eleven scrapbooks in this collection date from the early twentieth century and depict San Diego life through the various photographs, news clippings, and ephemera items within each one. Where discernible, the scrapbook creator has been noted; however, the creator is unknown in most scrapbooks. Any discernible named persons, places, events, and/or activities are summarized in the description of each individual scrapbook.

Dates: 1896-1940

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