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Personal Papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:

Henry James Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0411
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of fourteen outgoing letters from Henry James; one book review manuscript; one letter from William James; one letter from Henry James, Sr., and two letters presumed to be from Henry James, son of William James.

Dates: 1867-1912

Mary Jermanok Pitman Shorthand Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0189
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of course material and personal notes of Mary Jermanok as she learned shorthand.

Pitman instructional books, novels in shorthand, shorthand periodicals, and various manuals have been separated and cataloged.

Dates: 1904-1970

Jewish Historical Society of San Diego Small Personal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0596
Scope and Contents

The Jewish Historical Society of San Diego Small Personal Collection consists of the personal papers and other materials donated by individuals or their families at different times. They are filed in alphabetical order by last name and range in size from one to five folders per person or family.

Dates: 1920 - 2016

Myrtle Elizabeth Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0347
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscript drafts for the book Seashore Animals of the Pacific Coast, photographs, and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks are particularly noteworthy, and contain images of the 1915-1916 San Diego Exposition and other scenes of life in the early city. The photograph albums document Johnson's frequent participation in the annual Sierra Club outings to Yosemite and other national parks between 1914 and 1928, and include photographs of...
Dates: 1904-1928

Kathleen B. Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0365
Scope and Contents The Kathleen B. Jones Papers document Jones’ professional career as a Professor, Associate Dean at San Diego State University and as activist-scholar within the greater community. This collection provides researchers with documentation of some of the activities and the contributions Jones made to the area of feminist scholarship. The papers date from 1977 to 2003, with the bulk of the documents created in the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of...
Dates: 1977-2003; Majority of material found in 1980-1999

Oscar J. Kaplan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0288
Scope and Contents The Oscar Kaplan Collection documents Kaplan's career as a pollster, psychologist, gerontologist, and member of SDSU's faculty. Also included is Kaplan's work with various organizations including the Gerontological Society, American Society of Aging, the American Psychological Association, and SDSU's Center for Survey Research. Documentation of Kaplan's works as a pollster includes health surveys about tuberculosis and venereal diseases, health education...
Dates: 1941-1992

Audrey Karsh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0578
Scope and Contents

The Audrey Karsh Collection includes Audrey Karsh's research notes, newspaper clippings and copies of original source material on San Diego’s Jewish pioneers and some notables of the 19th & 20th century. There are also personal photos and copies of Karsh's short stories, articles and plays.

Dates: 1869 - 2007

Harold Keen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0014
Scope and Contents

The collection includes documentation on local arts and artists, city planning, commerce and manufacturing, crime and criminals, higher education, entertainment, local government and politics, state government and politics, journalists and journalism, law and legal profession, newspapers, police, radio and television, tourism, and transportation.

Dates: 1936-1981

Louis A. Kenney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0393
Scope and Contents The Louis A. Kenney Papers document Kenney's years as University Librarian at San Diego State University. The collection dates from 1914-1992, and has been divided into four series: Correspondence, Professional Files, Printing Ephemera, and Scrapbooks.The Correspondence series includes Kenney's ingoing and outgoing correspondence from 1960 to 1980, as...
Dates: 1914-1992; Majority of material found in 1950-1992

Kent Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 30650024310795]
Identifier: MS-0223
Scope and Contents This small but rich collection consists mostly of letters written by Jessie Kent to her mother Kate Kent, who lived in San Diego, but also includes other correspondence written to Jessie and Kate by various relations and suitors. Jessie's letters frequently allude to marital troubles with her husband Fred Avery, financial troubles, and family issues. Moving from Los Angeles to New York and back again, Jessie and Fred raise their child Fred Jr. with considerable difficulty, becoming penniless...
Dates: 1915-1923; Majority of material found in 1921