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Lindbergh to Los Angeles broadside

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7021
Abstract Broadside published by Pacific Electric Railway Company advertising Charles Lindbergh's visit to Los Angeles on September 20, 1927, as part of his 48-state tour of the country following his historic cross-Atlantic flight. The broadside includes a list of "reduced fares" to Los Angeles; information about the parade downtown; and the reception at the Los Angeles Coliseum.
Dates: 1927

Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1-34
Identifier: 7089
Overview 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 - 1990

Union Pacific Railroad Tidelands records

 Collection
Identifier: 0243
Abstract When the Union Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Railroad merged in 1997 and the former did a housecleaning of its inventory, many of the Union Pacific's archival materials were saved. The records that were donated to USC were chiefly those that were generated in the 1940s and 50s as part of the Tidelands controversies, concerning the Los Angeles / Long Beach / Wilmington harbor areas, and documenting channels, wetlands, islands, elevations, and shoreline. In addition to many maps,...
Dates: 1940s-1950s

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Railroads -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 2
Aliso Street Viaduct -- History -- Archival resources 1
Blueprints 1
Broadsides (notices) 1
California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
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Coastal mapping -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Correspondence 1
Field notes 1
Geodesy -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Huntington Beach (Calif.) -- Maps 1
Hydrographic surveying -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Hydrography -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Legal correspondence 1
Legal documents 1
Long Beach (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Long Beach (Calif.) -- Maps 1
Long Beach Harbor (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Directories 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Maps 1
Port of Long Beach -- History -- Archival resources 1
Postcards 1
Printed ephemera 1
Ranches -- California -- Los Angeles County -- History -- Archival resources 1
Regional planning -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
San Gabriel River (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Stats 1
Submerged lands -- California -- Maps 1
Surveying -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Terminal Island (Calif.) -- Maps 1
Theater programs 1
Theaters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Topographical surveying -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Transportation -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Uncovering California's Environmental Collections Project 1
Viaducts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Wilmington (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
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Aldrich, Lloyd 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) 1
Bates, Francis E. 1
California. State Lands Commission 1