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Personal Papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Edward D. Clarkson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0088
Scope and Contents The Edward D. Clarkson Collection, in the form of an autograph collection, contains various correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous works, and ephemera of Clarkson’s. The correspondence discusses a diverse array of contemporary issues, including U.S. relations with Cuba and race relations between whites and African Americans in the United States. In a recruitment type fashion, Clarkson attempts to enlist a variety of individuals in many causes.  These...
Dates: 1916-1969; Majority of material found in 1959-1962

Merle Clayton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0089
Scope and Contents This small collection consists primarily of research materials used by Merle Clayton, author of several local history pieces for San Diego Magazine. The materials consist of paper records, photographs, and several copies of San Diego Magazine. Clayton did a series of pieces on topics in the history of theatre and performing arts in San Diego, and most of this material pertains to that work.Series I, ...
Dates: 1951-1976; Majority of material found in 1970-1973

Sylvia A. Cramer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0458
Scope and Contents The Sylvia A. Cramer Collection (1970-2009) documents Cramer's support of the Chicano movement while at SDSU. Of particular interest are notes from a study group of faculty and students who met to discuss Chicano and Chicana issues at the university. Also included are posters supporting United Farm Worker causes; documentation of an initiative against Proposition 13, a referendum that limited property taxation; and the Bakke decision, in which the US Supreme...
Dates: 1970-2009; Majority of material found in 1970-1976

Lowell Davies Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0046
Scope and Contents The Lowell Davies Papers consist of correspondence, organizational documents, architectural records, financial records, meeting minutes, committee reports, programs, publications, newspaper and magazine clippings, publicity announcement, and photographs. The collection measures 7.5 linear feet and spans the period from 1911 to 1988. The materials in this collection pertain to the production and physical history of the San Diego Old Globe Theatre (San Diego Community Theatre), including...
Dates: 1911-1988

Dedicated Vessel Research Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0101
Scope and Contents The Dedicated Vessel Research Program Records, which date from 1972 to 1980, document the entire scope of the DVRP project undertaken in the late 1970s, and includes records generated by the DVRP as well as other records and publications scientists used, read, or considered over the course of the project.  The tuna/porpoise problem is heavily documented. The collection consists of agreements, summaries, reports, permits, notes, plans, "green books", logs, transcripts, letters,...
Dates: 1972-1980; Majority of material found in 1976-1980

Dr. Sue Earnest Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0454
Scope and Contents The Dr. Sue Earnest Papers document the career and personal interests of Dr. Sue Earnest at San Diego State University and in the greater San Diego community. The collection highlights in particular Earnest's dissertation research, her career as a professor of speech pathology at San Diego State, her community work following her retirement, as well as her great personal interest in foreign travel. It dates from 1848 to 2007, with the majority of materials dating from 1925-2007, and consists...
Dates: 1848-2007; Majority of material found in 1925-2007

Lester Earnest Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0467
Scope and Contents

The Lester Earnest papers document the fraternal organization Phi Lamba Xi, of which earnest was a member during his time at San Diego state.  Highlights include the fraternity's newsletter, a group photograph, and the spring 1954 handbook of the Delta Xi chapter of Sigma Chi. The collection consists of meeting minutes, newsletters, rosters, a handbook, a photograph and some negatives. It dates from 1925 to 1954, and materials are filed chronologically.

Dates: 1925-1954

Eleanor Edmiston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0105
Scope and Contents

This collection includes news releases, fliers, election bonds and bills, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1960-1982

William H. Egle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0389
Scope and Contents The William H. Egle Collection (1817-1967) provides light documentation for Egle’s genealogical research and historical research interests. Filed alphabetically, the collection consists of correspondence, genealogical material, publications about Pennsylvania history, scrapbooks, and a small number of photographs. The collection also includes materials from William Egle's wife and daughter, including several maps and publications. The majority of materials date from the 1890s to the early...
Dates: 1817-1967; Majority of material found in 1896-1900

J. W. Eighmy Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0468
Scope and Contents This handwritten notebook was titled "Practical Notes and Formulae. By J. W. Eighmy, M. D." by its author, and dated October 10th, 1875. It is a collection of 77 recipes and formulae for treatments to numerous illnesses. Eighmy wrote these in a blank book of prescription forms from "J. H. Burnham, Druggist and Apothecary, Commercial Block, Sutter Street, Folsom, California." Formulas are included for a variety of ailments, including: whooping cough, "bites of serpents and...
Dates: 1875-1875