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Travel and tourism ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7105

Scope and Contents

The Travel and tourism ephemera collection consists of materials both informational and commemorative in nature, dating from the years 1896 to 2013. This includes postcards, booklets, pamphlets, flyers, souvenir prints, World Fair and Exposition programs/booklets, and Olympiad programs from throughout Los Angeles City, Los Angeles County, California, locations throughout the United States, and International locales.

Dates

  • 1896 - 2013

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

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

3.5 Linear Feet (5 Boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The Travel and tourism ephemera collection consists of materials both informational and commemorative in nature, dating from the years 1896 to 2013. The contents of the collection are varied in both format and geographic location. The majority of the material focuses on points of interest in California, with a significant number of items dealing with Los Angeles and the surrounding areas including information about tourist sites and souvenir booklets and items such as postcards. Additionally, there are some materials containing travel and tourist information pertaining to sites and locations outside of California as well as some material which originates outside of the United States.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials in this collection were acquired over time from a variety of unidentified sources.
Title
Finding aid for the Travel and tourism ephemera collection
Status
Completed
Author
Taylor Ytuarte
Date
2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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