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John F. Merritt Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collection

Identifier: 7103

A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets, magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between 1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.

Dates: 1899 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

R.A. Rowan & Co. records

Identifier: 0373
Abstract R.A. Rowan & Co. was one of the Los Angeles area's earliest and most long-lived real estate development firms, spanning almost a hundred years of the twentieth century. Robert A. Rowan was responsible for founding the company in 1904; the company remained in family hands for many generations until it finally folded in the late 1990s. By then, the original real estate company had expanded into several other ventures including property management, agriculture, insurance, thoroughbred...
Dates: 1904-1999

John G. and Corrine Tomlinson collection of Southern California photographs, postcards, and memorabilia

Identifier: 7115
Abstract The collection consists of photographs depicting landscapes, portraits, and businesses in Southern California between 1875 and 1950; Los Angeles and Southern California maps and promotional booklets dating from 1880 to 1940; and approximately 5,250 postcards relating to Southern California dating from 1880 to 1940. John G. Tomlinson, Jr. and Corrine Tomlinson began collecting the material circa the early 1990s. The collection also includes a large format photograph by H. T. Payne of Benjamin...
Dates: 1875 - 1950

University of Southern California Student Thesis papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5047

This collection consists of theses written by USC students from 1910 through the 1930s within the Economics department and the newly founded Sociology Department.

Dates: 1910-1930s

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