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Personal Papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Hortense and Howard Nugent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0176
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal correspondence, theater programs, and press clippings.

Dates: 1898-1931

Ernest B. O'Byrne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0383
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, library information, Education Opportunity Program information, and research.

Dates: 1952-1975

Dr. Seymour Okmin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0422
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of photographs and negatives, most of which were taken by Dr. Okmin.  A large photographic scrapbook and album are also included, in addition to newspaper articles, correspondence, newsletters, and materials pertaining to lodge business.The materials in this collection were donated to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego in 2000 by Dr. Seymour Okmin (JHSSD #2000.02.) It was transferred to the Library and Information Access November 5,...
Dates: 1965-1985

Agnes Osgood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0180
Scope and Contents The Agnes Osgood Collection documents her involvement as a community activist in the San Diego area, with a particular focus on the Lemon Grove community. The collection is comprised of correspondence, employee business cards, newspaper clippings, Congregational church membership documentation, and documentation detailing the history of Lemon Grove. Highlights of the collection include letters to Osgood from Project Concern's South Vietnamese branch during...
Dates: 1894-1977; Majority of material found in 1960-1975

Irving E. Outcalt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0284
Scope and Contents

All of the items in the collection were written by Irving Outcalt.

Dates: 1914-1979

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

James B. Pearce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0182
Scope and Contents The James B. Pearce Papers (1924-1963) primarily document the advertising activities and real estate listings of Pearce's real estate company, H. Pearce "Ranches Only."  Of particular interest is the first issue of the Lemon Grove Empire (1928), a rare newspaper about the area's agricultural activities, and scrapbook of Pearce's real estate listings.  Arranged alphabetically, the collection includes correspondence,...
Dates: 1924-1963

George Phillips Sweepiana Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0186
Scope and Contents The George Phillips Sweepiana Collection is a comprehensive collection of materials related to chimney sweepers. The collection dates from approximately 1932-1963, with the bulk of the documents undated. It consists of both paper records and artifacts. The collection has a broad interdisciplinary focus and includes literature, history, art, and artifacts relating to chimney sweeping. It has been divided into five series: Research Files, ...
Dates: 1932-1963

Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0192
Scope and Contents

The collection documents local agriculture, business, construction, economic conditions, the environment, land, parks, recreation, and tourism. It consists of correspondence, publications, maps and other data relating to a series of public hearings held pursuant to the Wilderness Act (PL88-577) of 1964 regarding the disposition of environmentally sensitive localities.

Dates: 1957-1986

Lauren C. Post Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0353
Scope and Contents The Lauren C. Post Papers (1917-1977) document Dr. Lauren Post’s involvement with San Diego State College servicemen in World War II as well as his professional output as professor of geography at San Diego State. The collection includes correspondence, essays, monographs, programs, news clippings, and photographs.The collection is divided into two series, arranged alphabetically: World War II San Diego State Servicemen Files...
Dates: 1917-1977