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Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 7097

Content Description

The Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards consists of 33 historic postcards of Southern California sites and neighborhoods, including the San Gabriel Mission, Santa Catalina Island, and Mount Lowe Railway. Edwin and Louise Griffiths collected the postcards during their travels to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The Griffiths' travels began from their home in Philadelphia and crossed the country to California and other western states. Publishers of the postcards include R. H. Stocoum, Benham Indian Trading Co., Edward H. Mitchell, and the O. Newman Company. The postcards in this collection are blank of correspondence or signs of postage.

Dates

  • 1900 - 1915

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (1 document preservation binder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards consists of 33 historic postcards of Southern California sites and neighborhoods, including the San Gabriel Mission, Santa Catalina Island, and Mount Lowe Railway. Edwin and Louise Griffiths collected the postcards during their travels to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The Griffiths' travels began from their home in Philadelphia and crossed the country to California and other western states. Publishers of the postcards include R. H. Stocoum, Benham Indian Trading Co., Edward H. Mitchell, and the O. Newman Company. The postcards in this collection are blank of correspondence or signs of postage.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ross Griffiths, September 11, 2019.

Creator

Title
Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards
Status
Completed
Author
Bo Doub
Date
2019 November
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States