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The collection consists of a guest register for the Albemarle Hotel for the dates October 18, 1888 through March 27, 1889.
This collection consists of materials from the Allied Craftsmen of San Diego records dated 1954 to 2000, including meeting minutes, finances, exhibition brochures, and reports.
This collection contains records of the Alpine Library Association, which established and operated the Alpine Public Library in the first half of the 1900s.
The Amphion Club, founded in 1892, was instrumental in bringing internationally-recognized performing artists to San Diego. This collection includes Club and performance records.
The collection contains personal and business papers of Charles E. Arnold, a prominent San Diego realtor and real estate developer.
The collection consists of a day book belonging to the Asher family, recording personal and professional information activities and accounts for 1912-1913.
The collection documents De Graff Austin's political career as well as his involvement in local organziations.
This collection contains personal diaries and papers focusing on the personal and professional life and travels of Dr. Charlotte Baker, San Diego’s first female physician.
This collection consists of a letterpress book belonging to Charles H. Bartholomew, Post Master General for San Diego, containing administrative correspondence dating from December 1915 through November 1916.
The collection contains personal and business papers of the Beck family, with particular focus on Violet Beck.
This collection contains Walter Bellon’s personal memoirs, his observations on the San Diego Stingaree District, and details of his travels in Baja California.
This collection contains Benbough family papers and records from the family mortuary business as well as scrapbooks and newspaper clippings pertaining to Percy Benbough’s civic career.
This collection contains a journal written by Robert Stanton Bliss that records his activities as a private of Company B in the Mormon Battalion between 1846 and 1848, as well as correspondence related to the journal.
This collection contains materials related to Blochman Family history including correspondence and personal items. There is a small amount of material regarding Temple Tifereth Israel and Hyman S. Wolf.
This collection contains items relating to the Balboa Park Protective Association that document their efforts for the preservation of San Diego’s Balboa Park.
The collection contains the personal and business papers of Thomas F. Bomar, including his articles on the San Diego Chamber of Commerce's involvement in aviation.
Collection consists of newspapers from Southern California and Baja California, Mexico reporting on border issues in 1911 and 1926-1927.
The collection is comprised of San Diego related materials collected by Andreas Brown, a San Diego native and one-time owner of Gotham Book Mart in New York City.
This collection consists of notes, maps and other documents related to David Burkenroad’s research projects in San Diego County.
This collection contains the Bush family papers, Thomas and Ellen Bush’s professional papers, and miscellaneous land grants and mortgages from San Diego County.
Black and white photographic images drawn from a variety of collections document the daily life, work, and activities of the residents of the California border region with an emphasis on San Diego County and Baja California, Mexico between 1850 and...
The collection pertains to the construction and maintenance of the California Building built for the Panama-California Exposition in 1915.
This collection contains items pertaining to the California Retired Teachers Association and its San Diego-Imperial Counties Division, which lobbied to protect the incomes of retired teachers. Highlights include administrative information, meeting minutes, and letters to political figures.
This collection consists of personal papers and business records from Clarence Carr, George S. Carr, and the G.S. Carr Company.
This collection contains the personal diaries and papers of Isaac N. Casner, a ranch hand who worked in Texas, Oregon, and San Diego County, California in the late 1800s.
This collection contains documents related to the Central Federal Savings and Loan Association. Records include administrative papers; loan, insurance, and property appraisal paperwork; newsletters and publications; and scrapbooks.
This collection consists of documents from Congregation Beth Israel related to their land purchases and projects.
The collection contains materials related to the Custado, Kistner and Redondo families, including their involvement in tennis and architecture.
Images in this collection pertain to Edward H. Davis’ work as a field collector for the Museum of the American Indian and life as a rancher and lodge owner in Mesa Grande, California.
Collection contains Edward H. Davis' 62 notebooks and pages of field notes as well as drafts of many articles he wrote for publication.
This collection contains a book of receipts for San Diego businessman Charles Deleval, dated from October 31, 1874 to September 3, 1878.
This collection consists of material collected by Virginia DeMarais pertaining to the history, development, and population of Borrego Springs and the Anza-Borrego region, as well as a small collection of her personal papers.
The collection contains family papers, land deeds, business papers related to Denton land surveys, and several maps of the Baja California region.
This collection contains a 40-volume set of Shakespeare’s plays previously owned by Katherine Drummond, and includes photographs from Shakespearean performances held at the Old Globe Theatre.
This collection consists of one journal written in French and English by Fernando Dutilleul to his mother. It contains an essay on the history of the San Diego Mission and numerous drawings of the plant and bird life of Mission...
The collection contains a ledger of the El Cajon Horticultural Society from July 10, 1889 through November 13, 1909.
The collection contains one bound ledger kept by Augustus Ensworth for Thomas Whaley’s merchandizing business activities in San Diego from September 1860 to January 1865.
The collection contains one diary written by James R. Evans beginning in March 1923 and records events related to prospecting in the Imperial Valley and the surrounding desert.
This collection contains primarily secondary sources related to several filibustering expeditions into Mexico and Central America in the 1850s, including one later filibustering attempt in the 1880s.
This collection contains the personal and business papers of Henry and Josefa Fitch and their descendants.
This collection contains papers pertaining to Colonel Ed Fletcher’s business in real estate, water development, and other commercial ventures in San Diego County in the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries, as well some of his personal papers.
This collection contains two diaries written by Joseph Foster during his early adulthood documenting daily activities, sheep herding, and travel to various regions of California to purchase livestock.
This collection contains papers relating to the professional and political life of Chicano scholar and historian Mario T. Garcia during his years in San Diego in the early 1970s.
The collection details the planning, development, and public use of Mission Bay Park.
This collection contains papers from the Guassac family between 1895 and 1936, specifically related to Jose Dolores Guassac, his children, grandchildren, and other relatives. This includes family birth records, personal and business correspondence, legal and financial papers, documents related to...
This collection contains information on Douglas Gunn who was the owner of the San Diego Union newspaper (1873-1886) and served as San Diego’s first mayor (1889-1891). It includes essays, speeches, correspondence, and information on Gunn’s business affairs.
The collection contains documents related to Edgar F. Hastings' time as a County Supervisor for District 1 in San Diego County.
The collection contains materials related to the operation of the San Diego Electric Railway Company (SDERCo) and several subsidiary transportation franchises acquired by John D. Spreckels.
This collection contains deeds and business correspondence of Alonzo E. Horton and some personal papers of Alonzo E. Horton and Lydia Knapp Horton.
The collection contains two ledgers recording Alonzo Horton’s business activities from 1870 to 1878.
The collection contains six ledgers recording guests and transactions of the Horton House from October 1870 to March 1882.
This collection includes one register from Hotel Brewster for the dates January 1-June 14, 1890, listing the guests’ names and cities of residence.
This collection contains items pertaining to the Hotel del Coronado and its history, as well as information on hotel expansion plans in the 1990s.
Collection consists of one register from the Hotel Lloyd for the dates May 19, 1913 through November 23, 1921, listing guest names, residences, room numbers, and dates.
This collection contains one register from Hotel Raymond for the dates August 31, 1910-May 1923, listing guests’ names and their city, military base, or naval ship of residence.
The collection contains materials collected by Anne Hunt related to the operations of the San Diego and Coronado Ferry Company and the creation of the organization Air/Space America and the planning of their air shows.
This collection contains items related to the work of I. Andrea Hoffman Jackson, a sculptor and art writer in San Diego including a scrapbook on her body of work, interviews of local artists for her book, "San Diego Artists," and...
The collection contains items from the Balboa Park Protective Association, documenting their efforts for the preservation of San Diego’s Balboa Park, including project reports, public outreach and meetings.
The collection contains two journals of the Schooner Ellen, a vessel that was involved in coastal trade between the United States and the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico.
The collection contains a business ledger for the Julian & Son hardware and plumbing business dated January 1888 to December 1898.
The Juniors of the Social Service Auxiliary held an annual Mardi Gras Ball, from the late 1940s to 1983, to benefit Camp Oliver in Descanso, California. This collection consists of programs from the Mardi Gras Ball.
The collection contains business ledgers and records for the Junipero Land and Water Company from March 1, 1887 to January 17, 1910.
This collection contains papers pertaining to the congressional career of William Kettner, as well as some personal papers and condolence letters sent to his widow after his death in 1930.
The collection contains works by poet Edith Thurston Keyes and her contemporaries, and press and correspondence regarding Keyes’ poetry activities.
The collection pertains to social activist Carla Kirkwood and is related to her interest in women’s rights, the working class, and her art projects.
This collection contains the personal papers of Alice E. Klauber, including numerous travel journals from her journeys through Europe and Asia, as well as diaries chronicling her life in California. It also contains pencil sketches and watercolors of landscapes, people,...
This collection contains papers pertaining to Harley Knox’s political career as a city councilman and as mayor of San Diego, California between 1939 and 1951, as well as some of his personal papers.
Collection consists of one guest register from the Lakeside Hotel for the dates May 29, 1888 through September 21, 1889, listing guest names, residences, room numbers, and dates.
This collection contains papers collected by William Lingo regarding the construction of the Balboa Park Stadium from 1914-1915, and administrative papers from the California-Pacific International Exposition in 1935.
The collection contains records of the Little Landers Colony in San Diego.
This collection contains volumes of Jerry MacMullen’s weekly column, “The Southwest Corner,” published in the San Diego Union.
The collection contains materials documenting the civic activities of George White Marston.
This collection consists of documents collected by Philip Martin pertaining to the conflicts related to the development of water resources in San Diego County between 1913 and 1969.
The collection consists of one ledger cataloging poisonous substances dispensed by Dr. F. R. Millard.
The collection consists of examples of commercial projects as well as some original artwork by Herbert L. Minshall.
This collection contains business records for the Mission Valley Nursery, run by the Benard family from 1888 to 1945.
This collection consists of correspondence, business papers, and personal papers of Ephraim W. Morse. It covers many of his business and civic activities in San Diego, California in the mid- to late-nineteenth century.
The collection contains materials on Vesta Muehlesisen's educational activities from the 1920s to 1940s.
The collection contains records from the Navy Public Works Office in San Diego, including projects throughout Southern California.
This collection contains two registers from the New San Diego Hotel dated January 1, 1869-October 15, 1875 and October 15, 1875-August, 31, 1877, each listing guest names and residences.
The collection contains materials related to the development, administration, and activities of the Old San Diego Community Church, as well as the surrounding Old Town San Diego neighborhood.
This collection consists of scrapbooks related to Audrey Oliver's life at school and college as well as personal correspondence to herself and other family members.
The collection contains records related to the activities of the Oneira Women’s Club of San Diego.
This collection contains materials related to Charles Russell Orcutt’s work in Jamaica, Haiti, Mexico and the American Southwest as well as his family history.
The collection consists of documents related to Fred Lewis Orrell’s research of military activity in the Anza-Borrego Desert area and Southern California during World War II.
This collection consists of records pertaining to a flood relief expedition led by US Navy Lt. Willis W. Bradley Jr. after the 1916 Lower Otay Dam failure.
The collection consists of business documents and other printed materials of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company, a San Francisco-based passenger and freight company founded in 1882, as well as items pertaining to S. T. Johnson, the company’s San Diego agent.
This collection contains materials related to the Pan American League of San Diego and its administrative processes from founding in 1936 through 1981.
This collection contains materials related to the planning and execution of the Panama-California Exposition held in San Diego in 1915-1916.
The collection contains one ledger pertaining to the activities of the Pastime Gun Club from March 9, 1893 to January 11, 1915.
Collection contains correspondence and other documents pertaining to the Pattie Party, Pattie Party descendants and the plaque commemorating Sylvester Pattie and party on Presidio Hill in San Diego.
This collection relates to the life of Mouney Pfefferkorn including his service in the Navy and his retirement from the First Naitonal Bank, San Diego.
This collection contains records of the Pioneer Society of San Diego County, including documents related to administration, finances, membership, accessions, and events. It also contains original correspondence to and from members of the Society.
The collection consists of materials on the San Diego Presidio and its development into Presidio Park, including narratives, visitor information, and documents on the Presidio Park Excavation Project.
This collection pertains to the Price family, with particular focus on Jacob Price’s personal and business affairs as well as his Civil War pension.
The collection contains the diaries of Chinese migrant Ah Quin from 1876 through 1902.
This collection contains documents pertaining to the ownership of Rancho de la Nacion in the second half of the nineteenth century. These include land petitions and grants, deeds, land surveys, mortgages, property taxes, and maps.
This collection contains information on the American Red Cross and its San Diego Chapter regarding internal operations, fundraising, recruitment, and various public services.
This collection contains the papers and research of P.C. (Peter Charles) Remondino, San Diego physician.
This collection contains materials related to Rest Haven Preventorium and its administrative processes from 1910 through 1971.
This collection contains personal and business papers of Carl Reupsch, including his involvement in the San Diego Harbor Department, Mission Bay Park, and San Diego Port Unified District
The collection contains business papers of the lawyer Lewis Riley while practicing in Colorado and San Diego, California.
The collection contains materials related to the tourism promotion activities of civic leader Miss Billy Riley.
The Lloyd Ruocco Papers contain materials relating to prominent San Diego Architect Lloyd Ruocco, including some of his professional portfolios, correspondence, and articles written by and about Ruocco.
This collection contains San Diego Bar Association Auxiliary records including administrative and financial records as well as documents regarding their philanthropic programs and events such as the Courthouse Tours and the Blackstone Ball.
This collection contains items pertaining to the San Diego Browning Society, whose members read and analyzed the writings of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
This collection contains the records of the San Diego Center for Children of which includes details of registered children, scrapbooks, photographs, and documents regarding internal operations.
The collection contains San Diego election results and related materials between 1849-1990.
This collection consists of business records of the San Diego Gila Southern Pacific and Atlantic Railroad Company from 1854 to 1879.
This collection contains San Diego Harbor Pilots’ logs and receipts, covering harbor activities from 1888 to 1946.
This collection contains meeting minutes and other business papers of the San Diego Open Forum, a non-profit organization promoting free speech, from 1918 to 1974.
This collection contains reproductions of documents related to the original land grant for the pueblo of San Diego in 1834; the Board of Land Commissioners’ confirmation of the grant in 1854; decree from 1869 confirming settled land claims; and the...
This collection contains property listings under the San Diego Realty Board from January 1, 1962 to September 9, 1962. Property listings include specific information detailing the condition and value of each property. Many listings are accompanied by an image of...
This collection contains sheet music from 1889 to 1984, many of which were written about San Diego or created by composers or publishers with a connection to San Diego.
The collection contains records of the San Diego Stamp club from its inception on February 4, 1915 through September 28, 1916.
This collection pertains to the San Diego Theater Organ Group and their restoration and revival of the Robert Morton Theater Organ at the Fox Theatre in San Diego.
The collection contains the records of the San Diego Turnevereins or ‘Turners,’ a German athletic organization.
The collection chiefly consists of photographic negatives, photographs, and news clippings of San Diego news events taken by staff photographers of San Diego Union-Tribune and its predecessors, San Diego Union, San Diego Sun, San Diego Evening Tribune, and San Diego...
This collection contains papers of Santiago "Jim" Meza and the Campo Indian Reservation, including tribal administration and welfare, Meza's homestead land disputes, and personal papers of Meza and family.
This collection contains records pertaining to the Scholia Club of San Diego including administrative documents, financial information, newspaper articles, and papers which were presented to the club for discussion at meetings.
This collection focuses on the early life and European travels of Kate Sessions, San Diego horticulturist and “Mother of Balboa Park.” The collection contains personal diaries and correspondence, as well as scrapbooks, unpublished manuscripts and several articles on Sessions.
The collection contains materials related to the musical and literary activities of Jesse Shepard, who wrote under the pen name Francis Grierson, and his long-time friend and assistant Waldemar Tonner.
The collection contains materials for the Silvergate Riding Club and the Balboa Mounted Troop, two equestrian societies that were based in San Diego in the mid to late 20th century.
The collection contains information related to specific properties owned by J.D. and A.B. Spreckels Company and other Spreckels-owned companies.
This collection consists of business papers pertaining to the formation and operation of Standard Iron Works, founded in San Diego, California in 1891.
This collection contains documents related to the State-County Parks and Beaches Association, including administration, reports, and correspondence related to the acquisition of lands to be designated as state parks or beaches.
This collection contains five volumes of diaries by surveyor Richard Stephens dated between 1885 and 1917.
The collection contains documents related to the life, travels, and musical work of Alice Barnett Stevenson, a prominent San Diego composer.
This collection contains personal, business, and real estate papers of Thomas C. Stockton, one of the first medical doctors in San Diego County in the late nineteenth century.
This collection consists of the personal papers of Louis and Dolores Strahlmann, as well as research materials they collected in the 1920s-1930s regarding nineteenth century stagecoach lines and the Vallecito stagecoach station.
This collection contains personal and business papers pertaining to the Stuart family of Mount Laguna from 1915 to 1995. The collection includes personal correspondence, lodge and cabin rentals and sales, and papers regarding their involvement in the Mount Laguna Post...
The collection contains documents related to the Middletown historic district and Mission Brewery in San Diego.
This collection contains original correspondence written to the Trask family (Grover and Pauline Trask) from several Chinese Air Force personnel between 1946 and 1957, who had previously been stationed in San Diego. Some letters are written from China while others...
The collection contains papers relating to the Traver family, their businesses, properties and investments, as well as Walter Traver’s service in the U.S. Army, and his resulting disability.
This collection contains information about Trepte Construction Company’s projects from 1921 to 1965, including project listings and cost analysis. There are also records on the Ocean Vista Corporation and information on the Sumas Reclamation Project.
This collection contains the professional and personal papers of Ethel Tulloch both during and after her tenure in the San Diego Post Office.
This collection contains items pertaining to the Uncle Sam Republican League Club, including administrative documents, membership information, meeting minutes and financial information.
The collection contains the USD Gaslamp Research Project records of consolidated historical data for buildings in the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego.
This collection contains Julius Wangenheim’s personal and professional papers that pertain to his involvement in local banking and politics, and his interests in book collecting and sundials.
The collection consists of records relating to the area of land in Valle de San Jose in San Diego County known commonly as “Warner’s Ranch.”
This collection documents Harrell Weaver and his extended family including the Weaver, Thing, Wells, and Snethen families. Family members played active roles in the military from the Revolutionary War to World War II as is documented in the collection’s family...
This collection contains personal papers of Rachel Granger Wegeforth mostly pertaining to real estate holdings.
These records of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) consist of documents including membership books, roll calls and reports of meetings and activities.
This collection contains the papers of the San Diego branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) from 1925 through its closure in 1991.
This collection on the Writers' Club of San Diego, established in 1915 to encourage and promote the work of local writers, includes a variety of official and business documents, club and member correspondence, and works composed by club members.