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Personal Papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Eldred Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0433
Scope and Contents This small collection consists mostly of correspondence from members of the Eldred family sent to Wilfred Eldred while at school on the East Coast. There is also a diary kept by Wilfred while a student at Washington and Lee in 1908, and letters from Wilfred to the family twenty years later. Winifred and Edith, Wilfred's sisters, and his father William Eldred wrote long letters to Wilfred updating him on the family's activities and on life in San Diego. The family is active in the developing...
Dates: 1908-1937; Majority of material found in 1913-1916

Ellis Family Theater Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0106
Scope and Contents

The Ellis Family Collection consists of theater and movie scripts by Edith and Edward Ellis, playbills, programs, reviews, photographs, and information about the Ellis family, specifically Edith Ellis. Also included are movie house ledgers, movie production picture magazines, posters, and promotional photographs from the Bijou Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Its connection with the Ellis Family is unclear; possibly the theater was operated by the Ellis Family.

Dates: 1887-1959

Environmental Issues Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0043
Scope and Contents

The Environmental Issues Collection consists of thirteen boxes of Environmental Impact Reports (EIR) and other similar documents mainly for development projects in the San Diego area from 1986 to 1997. Of note are reports concerning water treatment and sewerage systems, the Miramar and Pendleton military bases, and residential development.

Dates: 1986-1997

Joan and Phillip Farman Environmental Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0033
Scope and Contents The collection documents conservation issues relating to San Diego's parks and its Parks and Recreation Board, Coastal Management, Community Plans, the San Diego City Planning Department, Century 3, Flood Control, the Ocean Beach Jetty Debate, and Sunset Cliffs. It includes documents, reports, articles, and books relating to the work of the local environmental movement in San Diego such as The Environmental Handbook, and The...
Dates: 1963-1974

Laverne Fefferman B'nai B'rith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0445
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of scrapbook contents including photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, invitations, community programs, etc. Materials are from the Birdie Stodel and Bay City Chapters along with some miscellaneous items regarding the donor.

The materials in this collection were donated to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego in 2003 by Laverne Fefferman (JHSSD #2003.03.) It was transferred to the Library and Information Access May 5, 2010.

Dates: 1929-2000; Majority of material found in 1970-1979

Leonard Fierro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0439
Scope and Contents The Leonard Fierro Papers (1927-1995) document Fierro's work as an educator, activist and advocate for bilingual education. The majority of the material dates from the early 1960's through 1970's, with very sparse documentation of the 1950's. These files illustrate Fierro's development of bilingual education teaching materials for San Diego County. His papers include reports, correspondence, teaching supplements, newspaper clippings, and audio cassettes....
Dates: 1927-1995; Majority of material found in 1966-1995

Arline M. Fisch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0313
Scope and Contents

The collection includes syllabi, exhibition slides, and other items pertaining to SDSU's Metalsmithing Program.

Dates: 1961-1999; Majority of material found in 1970-1989

Frankville U.S. Military Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0111
Scope and Contents The Frankville US Military Collection documents Dr. Dominick Frankville's career in the military and academia. The majority of the collection contains historical research pertaining to Frankville’s master's thesis, as well as materials from military classes he taught at DePaul University.  The collection also includes materials from his military assignments. The majority of documents focus on US military history and Soviet relations after WWII. Highlights of...
Dates: 1911-1984

Mark Freeman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0113
Scope and Contents The Freeman papers document the production of four documentary films produced, directed, written, filmed, and / or edited by Mark Freeman while he was on the faculty at San Diego State University. The papers date from 1997-2005, with the bulk of documents created in 2003 for Families and Flowers and 2005 for Talking Peace. The collection consists of production files, published materials, and film in varying formats. While the records in this collection were created during Freeman’s time at...
Dates: 1997-2005; Majority of material found in 2003-2005

Hattie M. French Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0435
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two diaries kept by Hattie French on two separate family summer vacations.The first volume dates from July 9-August 13, 1874, and chronicles a beachside holiday on the Atlantic coast when Hattie is 15 years old. Her vacation is spent with her mother, father, sister and extended family, and filled with swimming, clam bakes, boating, ice cream, and dancing at Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and New Bedford. The family journeys from their home in Buffalo,...
Dates: 1874-1878; Majority of material found in 1874, 1878