Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Barbara Abele Bookplate Collection documents the historical development of bookplates, bookplate designers, and collectors, as well as the communication networks they used when interacting with each other. The collection dates from 1915 to 1998 with the bulk of documents created or collected between 1970 and 1998. It consists of six main series: Bookplates by Subject, Bookplates by Designer, Collector...
Dates: 1915-1998; Majority of material found in 1970-1998
Scope and Contents The John Adams Papers document Adams' publications and research, his years at San Diego State College as a professor, department chair, and University Archivist, his relationship with San Diego Union as book reviewer, and some limited parts of his personal life. The collection dates from approximately 1919-1982, with the bulk of documents created from the 1930s-1970s. The collection consists predominantly of publications and correspondence created during John...
Dates: 1919-1987; Majority of material found in 1930-1979
Scope and Contents The James Ahern Papers document James Ahern's research and writing process as he worked on a book about John Bankhead Magruder (1807-1871), a lieutenant-colonel in the Mexican-American War, general in the Provisional Confederate Army during the US Civil War, and general in the Imperial Mexican Army. Ahern's research covered the full span of Magruder's life including his birth and early life in Virginia, his years fighting in the Mexican-American War in Florida,...
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of correspondence to Vera Allen from her mother, Ethel Hamilton of Los Angeles, and her husband, William Allen. William writes Vera of his experiences as a sailor aboard the U. S. S. Medusa, and counsels her about financial issues she is facing alone during the Depression. Vera's mother writes to her of financial troubles she faces, and of troubles in her living situation. Vera apparently lived with her mother in Los Angeles for some time while William was away....
Scope and Contents The collection primarily documents Amsden's work with the American Red Cross and the Federal Department of Vocational Education in France between 1918 and 1919, as well as her later work at the San Diego State College of Business teaching stenography and shorthand. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, resumes, work reports, speeches, photographs, a scrapbook, and various artifacts including patches, pins, buttons and a bracelet, and souvenir and guide books. Highlights...
Scope and Contents The Allan W. Anderson Papers (1949-2010) document Dr. Anderson’s work as a poet and academic in religious studies. The majority of the material dates from 1970 to 1990 with sparse documentation from pre-1970 and post-2000. These files document some of Anderson’s creative processes for his published works including the children’s book Songs from the Mifflinger Sea and A Little Cove of Nonsense, as...
Dates: 1949-2010; Majority of material found in 1970-1990
Scope and Contents The Desi Arnaz Collection consists of Arnaz’s personal notes and materials for his autobiography, A Book, and production materials from both “Desilu Productions” and “Desi Arnaz Productions, Inc.” (DAPI). The Desilu Production items include films and related documents from 1951 to 1962.The bulk of the collection consists of materials from Desi Arnaz Productions Inc., from 1966 to 1974. This includes extensive production materials for the “The...
Dates: 1947-1976; Majority of material found in 1966-1974
Scope and Contents The E. Richard Barnes Collection dates from 1964-1972. It consists solely of paper records. Included in this collection are reports, correspondence, press releases and information sheets relating to Barnes' work as a member of the Natural Resources, Planning and Public Works Committee. Also included are bill files and press releases on topics such as education, the military, the fishing industry, and public administration. There is no filing order.