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Guide to the Edgar Hastings Board of Supervisors Collection MS 192
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Description
The collection contains documents related to Edgar F. Hastings' time as a County Supervisor for District 1 in San Diego County.
Background
Edgar F. Hastings (1884-1961) was a carpenter and building contractor for 44 years, finally retiring in 1957. He is best known in San Diego as a longtime member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, serving as the Supervisor for District 1 from 1929-1936 and as Chairman of the Board from 1935-1936. As a member of the Board of Supervisors, he was heavily involved with the County Road Commission and the Welfare Commission as well as bringing several New Deal opportunities to San Diego during the Great Depression. He was also a representative on the San Diego City Board of Education from 1923-1927. In November 1956, he established the San Diego Historical Society’s County History Project, a program of locating and interviewing County Pioneers in order to record the oral history of San Diego County.
Extent
0.75 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Restrictions
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Availability
This collection is open for research.