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John F. Merritt Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7103
Abstract

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

Gerhard and Marianne Pinkus papers

 Collection
Identifier: 6122
Abstract Gerhard and Marianne Pinkus emigrated from Germany to Los Angeles in the 1930s and began to collect art in the 1940s. After accumulating a small collection of choice (and sometimes rare) finds, Gerhard and Marianne became a major force in the Los Angeles art world, especially in regard to their primary interest: Marc Chagall. Though they focused mainly on Chagall, the Pinkuses collected drawings, lithographs, and paintings by many other artists from various periods, with some emphasis on...
Dates: 1859-2005; Majority of material found in 1920s-1970s

Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 7089
Abstract

The Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera consists of pamphlets, maps, postcards, theater programs, city directories, electric railway time tables, and transit passes from the Los Angeles City, County, and adjacent areas collected by former motion picture engineer, Wally G. Shidler. Pacific Electric and Los Angeles Railway materials as well as theater programs from most of the major theaters in the Los Angeles area comprise a significant portion of the collection.

Dates: 1900 - 2005

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

 Collection
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

Travel and tourism ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7105
Abstract 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....
Dates: 1896 - 2013

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Postcards 4
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Postcards -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
Agriculture -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 2
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Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 2
Postcards -- California -- Pasadena -- Archival resources 2
Printed ephemera 2
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Advertisements 1
Alternative comics 1
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Art -- Private collections -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Beaches -- California 1
Brochures 1
California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- History -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- History -- Maps 1
California, Southern -- Photographs 1
Canada -- Description and Travel 1
Citrus crate labels -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Comic books 1
Correspondence 1
Crate labels 1
England -- Description and Travel 1
Financial records 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Fruit crate labels -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Graphic arts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Jewish refugees -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Ledgers (account books) 1
Long Beach (Calif.) -- Postcards 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Description and travel -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Directories 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- Photographs 1
Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Magazines (periodicals) 1
Maps 1
Memorabilia 1
Outdoor Recreation -- California -- Yosemite National Park 1
Picture postcards 1
Popular culture -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Orange County -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Riverside County -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Promotional materials 1
Railroads -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Realia 1
San Diego County (Calif.) -- Postcards 1
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Souvenir programs 1
Theater programs 1
Theaters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Tourism 1
Tourist maps 1
Travel 1
United States -- Description and travel -- Archival resources 1
Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Postcards 1
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
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Chagall, Marc 1
Los Angeles Railway 1
Merritt, John F., 1942-2016 1
Pacific Electric Railway Company 1
Pinkus, Gerhard 1