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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Lillian I. Allard collection of California postcards

Identifier: 0318
Abstract The Lillian I. Allard collection of California postcards consists of 782 vintage postcards. The postcards are arranged geographically and cover such places as Los Angeles County, Orange County, the California Missions, Riverside County, the Mission Inn of Riverside, San Diego County, Imperial County, San Bernardino, mining towns, and other miscellaneous views and shots of people and places in and around California.
Dates: 1890s-1956

California clippings collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7001

This collection of primarily California-related materials was the provenance of Mrs. Walter K. Towers, with some materials from Berenice Towers. Over the span of more than forty years, they saved clippings, magazines, small publications, maps, and other ephemera chiefly on California with an emphasis on Southern California.

Dates: 1945s-1980s; Majority of material found in 1950s-1960s

Milton Carlson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7110
Overview A collection of scrapbooks, notebooks, photographs, photograph albums, ledgers, postcards, and court transcripts and testimonies from Milton Carlson. Carlson was a criminologist and handwriting expert.
Dates: 1896 - 1918

Paul Christopher collection of Carl W. Knight photographs

Identifier: 0321
Abstract The Paul Christopher collection of Carl W. Knight's photographs consists mainly of photographs, negatives, and slides of portraits and scenic views of Missouri and Southern California. In addition to the images, there are a few textual items that include financial documents, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous ticket stubs and pamphlets that Knight collected, and correspondence (mostly postcards) to or from Carl Knight's sister, Pansy M. Knight. The date span of the collection ranges from 1920...
Dates: 1920 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Connie Conaway letters

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7014
Abstract Letters and postcards from Corporal Art Harm to Connie (Vernacaleen) Conaway (Haught). Although primarily love letters, the letters and postcards also contain details about Corporal Harm's basic training at Fort Murphy, Florida. The letters begin in May 1943 and end in September 1943. Also included is a photograph of Corporal Harm, inscribed to Connie and dated June 22, 1943; a telegram; and a letter from Cyrus Lounsbury. Connie was born in Oklahoma, but was living in Los Angeles by 1943. ...
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Charles William Crowl collection of German travel ephemera

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 6146
Overview Printed ephemera collected by the donor's aunt on a trip to Germany in 1936. Includes a guidebook for Hamburg, 2 postcards and a brochure for the Berlin Central-Hotel, events calendar for the week of July 7-13, 1936 for Berlin, a menu for Das Haus der deutschen Heimat restaurant, a magazine of the Berlin Tourist Association for the week of July 7-13, 1936, and two radio news bulletins from aboard the M.S. Batory dated July 4th and July 6th, 1936.
Dates: 1936

William H. DuBay papers

Identifier: 0391
Abstract In 1966, William H. DuBay was suspended from the Los Angeles Archdiocese for opining his criticism of the Roman Catholic church. The collection includes materials related to DuBay's controversial tenure as a Roman Catholic priest and his suspension.
Dates: 1955 - 1974

European fashion postcards collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6176
Overview A collection of 98 postcards depicting primarily women's fashions, created from 1900 to 1924. The majority of these postcards are written in French and addressed to individuals in Brussels, Belgium. A few of the postcard images feature men and/or children. Some of the images are in color while others are black and white.
Dates: 1900 - 1924

General Music Manuscripts collection

Identifier: 6005
Abstract This small, artifical collection consists of materials relating to 19th and 20th century musicians--sheet music, a photograph, a letter, clippings, programs, and a postcard.
Dates: 1866-1955, undated

Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 7097
Overview 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...
Dates: 1900 - 1915