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Personal Papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Lida Brodenova Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, awards, travel accounts, opera and recital programs, clippings, photographs, diaries, postcards, reviews, scrapbooks, photo albums, tape and phono recordings. Much of the collection is in Czech, and is separated into personal and professional categories.

Dates: 1917-1992

Harold K. Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0436
Scope and Contents The Harold K. Brown Papers (1956-2000) document Brown's participation in the local Civil Rights Movement, his dedication to community economic development, and his professional life, with a heavy emphasis on the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Brown's role in the School Integration Task Force, and his involvement with the Black Economic Development Task Force. Highlights include the Congress of Racial Equality's actions against the employment practices of...
Dates: 1956-2000; Majority of material found in 1963-1965, 1990s

Arthur Lovejoy Cable Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0075
Scope and Contents

This is a small collection of correspondence of Arthur Cable primarily to his mother and father, describing his military and work experiences and requesting help in regards to his failing marriage and subsequent divorce.  The letters also touch on the mental stability of Cable's brother, John.

Dates: 1914-1930

California Proposition 20, Coastal Initiative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0195
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials regarding the Proposition 20 campaign from 1972, most of which are from organizations which worked to defeat the measure.

Dates: 1972-1972; Majority of material found in 1972

Arturo Casares Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0440
Scope and Contents The Arturo Casares Papers (1968-2008) document the establishment of the Barrio Station in San Diego and Casares' involvement in the Chicano Movement. Highlights include photographs of the UFW grape strike and the Chicano Moratorium, Casares' English class journal with entries discussing the formation of a Mexican-American Studies program at San Diego State College, old Barrio Station Newsletters, and documents regarding the Chicano Park Incident in which...
Dates: 1968-2008; Majority of material found in 1968-1975; Other: Date acquired: 06/05/2008

Chastain Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0083
Scope and Contents

The Chastain Family Papers consists of postcards and greeting cards addressed to the Chastain Family between 1923 and 1951, mostly from their daughter Hazel, who lived in Portland, Oregon after 1944 with her husband William Mathews.

Dates: 1923-1951

Elizabeth Chater Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0084
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Chater Manuscript Collection dates from 1956-1970, with the majority of items undated. The collection documents Chater's own creative research and writing process. It consists of paper records, audio recordings, other items. Included in the collection is a manuscript copy of Chater's The Bridge and the Sepulchre. Also included are manuscripts by noted science fiction authors Suzette Haden Elgin and Joan D. Vinge...
Dates: 1956-1970

Enriqueta Chavez Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0438
Scope and Contents The Enriqueta Chavez Papers (1955-2000) document Chavez's work as a student activist, educator, counselor, and advocate for bilingual education.  Highlights include materials relating to the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán's (MEChA) role in the operation and administration of the Mexican-American Studies Department.  The majority of material dates from the mid 1960s to the early 1970s and primarily details Chavez's affiliation with MEChA, her tenure...
Dates: 1955-2000; Majority of material found in 1965-1975

Haakon Maurice Chevalier Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0403
Scope and Contents Haakon Chevalier's diary is comprised of two hand-written notebooks kept during his time working as a French-English translator at the Nuremberg war crimes trials in 1945 and 1946, and a partial transcript of the notebooks' English-language portions. The diaries begin on the first day of the trial, November 20, 1945, and end on March 17, 1946. His account includes vivid descriptions of trial participants (including facial expressions while testifying, unusual physical features, and...
Dates: 1945-1946

Chinese Relief Expedition Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0086
Scope and Contents

This "Account in Detail of the Chinese Relief Expedition of 1900," appears to be a personal narrative. Dated from July 15, 1900 to November 15, 1900, it relates one military unit's involvement in the Allied effort to stop the Boxer Rebellion of 1899-1901. It includes day to day accounts of number killed, wounded, captured, camp sites, allies, and general activities.

Dates: 1900