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Personal Papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Jack Stumpf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0244
Scope and Contents

The collection includes working papers, correspondence, memoranda, course material, research topics, and professional activities.

Dates: 1947-1990

Jefferson Sutton Science Fiction Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0247
Scope and Contents Jefferson Sutton, a San Diego State University graduate, is the author of more than 20 novels written in different genres: science fiction, war, politics, and juvenile literature. His books can be found in libraries throughout the country, his novels were published in more than 10 languages, and two of his juvenile books were Junior Literature Guild selections (Lord of the Stars, 1968, and The Programmed Man, 1969). Most of...
Dates: 1943-1985; Majority of material found in 1958-1979

Madeline Tabler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0248
Scope and Contents The Madeline Tabler Collection documents the creative process behind writing children's and young adult literature. The collection dates from 1963-1975. The collection consists primarily of unpublished manuscripts and published articles. It has accordingly been divided into two series, Manuscripts and Articles. The Manuscripts series includes several unpublished manuscripts written by...
Dates: 1963-1975

John R. Theobald Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0359
Scope and Contents The John R. Theobald Collection documents Theobald's writings. The collection dates from the 1920s to 1989 with many materials undated. Most of Theobald's papers are included in the Professional and Personal series. The Laurence McGilvery series comprises additional materials later donated by Laurence McGilvery, a San Diego bookseller who was involved in the production of Theobald's anthology of...
Dates: 1920-1989

Gerald C. Thomas Papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 30650024311249]
Identifier: MS-0252
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of incoming correspondence and postcards to Thomas from 1935-1961, personal ephemera (including such items as the judge's address book, personal notes, business card file, and mementos) and photographs.

Dates: 1935-1961

James N. Tidwell American Folklore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0253
Scope and Contents The James Tidwell American Folklore Collection primarily consists of examples of American folklore, and was created by James Tidwell. It includes folklore in various genres, including stories, sayings, figures of speech, moral tales, anecdotes, legends, jokes, riddles, and music, among others. The collection also contains some student work from Tidwell's San Diego State College courses, and note cards documenting music and sayings.  It is filed alphabetically...
Dates: n.d.

Maury M. Travis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0401
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers, correspondence, and press clippings which document Travis's personal life. It includes birth records, legal name change documents, and family correspondence with Travis's siblings, parents, and other extended family members. His profession as a Petroleum Geologist, along with his interest in the formation of the State of Israel, the Middle East in general, and his interest in anti-Zionism, are well represented. The collection also contains...
Dates: 1905-1989

United States Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0254
Scope and Contents The United States Civil War Collection contains manuscript and printed materials dating from the Civil War era, as well as later items about the war. These materials include correspondence, speeches, pamphlets, and newspapers. The bulk of the material dates from 1861 to 1865, and both Northern and Southern perspectives are represented. Highlights of the collection include an 1823 bill of sale for a slave, a facsimile copy of President Abraham Lincoln's 1863...
Dates: 1811-1987; Majority of material found in 1861-1864

University Archives Topical File

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0361
Scope and Contents

This collection, created by Special Collections and University Archives staff, consists of topical information documenting San Diego State University History.  Materials are filed alphabetically by file name.

Dates: 1898-

Bedrich Vaska Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0262
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of correspondence, but it also includes postcards, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Especially notable is Vaska's explanation of Bedrich Smetana's innermost, most personal feelings of Ma Vlast, which Vaska used to better explain the scores to performing musicians. This From My Life is written in Vaska's hand in Czech, Finnish, German, French, and Polish languages, as he conducted ...
Dates: 1875-1978