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  1. James Howard Collection

    • Photographs and documents from the collection of James Howard, a mining foreman with the Amparo Mining Company who lived in Guadalajara, Mexico and worked in the Bolaños region starting in 1889.
    • Creation Date: circa 1882-1939
  2. Paul Blackburn Audio Collection

    • A collection of sound recordings featuring poetry readings, conversations, lectures, and taped correspondence recorded by Paul Blackburn to create an oral history of the New York poetry scene between 1960 and 1971.
    • Creation Date: 1960-1971
  3. Spanish Civil War Memory Project

    • Audiovisual testimonies of witnesses and victims of the Spanish Civil War and the Francoist repression
    • Creation Date: between 2008 and 2010
  4. Dr. Seuss Advertising Artwork

    • Advertising artwork created by Theodor Seuss Geisel, author and illustrator known internationally as Dr. Seuss.
    • Creation Date: 1920s-1950s
  5. Vermilion Family Correspondence

    • Correspondence of William F. Vermilion, a captain in the 36th Infantry Regiment of Iowa Volunteers during the American Civil War, and his wife, Mary Vermilion.
    • Creation Date: 1862-1865
  6. Howard E. Gulick Photographs

    • Color photographs of Baja California and Nayarit, taken by author and cartographer Howard Gulick.
    • Creation Date: 1938-1962
  7. Hannah Weiner Writings

    • Holograph versions of Clairvoyant Journal and "Book of Revelations," written by poet Hannah Weiner.
    • Creation Date: 1973, ca. 1989
  8. H. Lee Hansen Collection

    • Travel films by traveler and filmmaker, H. Lee Hansen.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1980
  9. Travelogue Collection

    • Collection of home movies and travel films shot mainly in the United States. Includes extensive footage of Europe and Asia as well.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1980
  10. J. Edward Hoffmeister Films

    • Sixteen films documenting the cultural life in Fiji and Tonga by geologist J.E. Hoffmeister.
    • Creation Date: 1920-1939
  11. Alaska Commercial Company Records

    • A small collection of business correspondence and records from the Alaska Commercial Company, a San Francisco trading firm concerned with the Alaskan fur trade in the late 19th century.
    • Creation Date: 1895-1897
  12. Bear Facts

    • Bear Facts was the newsletter published by the Oceanids, a service and social organization promoting friendship and services to the UC San Diego community.
    • Creation Date: 1962-2007
  13. Chapman Family Correspondence and Other Documents

    • A small collection of family papers of American painter John Gadsby Chapman, consisting mostly of letters to Chapman from colleagues and associates, and correspondence with his son, Conrad Wise Chapman, who served in the Confederate army in the Civil War.
    • Creation Date: 1791-1898, bulk 1861-1865
  14. Charles Atwood Kofoid Papers

    • Photographs taken and collected by the University of California, Berkeley zoologist Charles Atwood Kofoid and his wife, Carrie Winter Kofoid. Subjects include the Kofoids; their families, friends and colleagues; travel; the 1904-1905 Albatross Expedition; and many freshwater and marine biological research stations.
    • Creation Date: circa 1860-1936
  15. Ed Fletcher Papers

    • The papers of Ed Fletcher a noted San Diego land developer, civic leader, and member of the California State Senate.
    • Creation Date: 1870-1955, bulk 1920-1950
  16. Edna Watson Bailey Photographs

    • Photographs collected by Edna Watson Bailey, a graduate student at the Marine Biological Association of San Diego. Subjects include Bailey and members of her family, work colleagues, La Jolla, early Scripps laboratory facilities, and the July 25, 1906 wreck of the research vessel Loma.
    • Creation Date: 1905-1940
  17. Edward Sheldon Barr Papers

    • Photographs from collection of Edward Sheldon Barr, who accompanied the MidPac and Capricorn Expeditions.
    • Creation Date: 1950-1952
  18. Edwin Cook and Susan Pflanz Cook Photographs

    • Photographs taken by anthropologists Edwin Cook and Susan Pflanz during fieldwork in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, with the Narak-speaking people of Western Highlands Province.
    • Creation Date: 1961-1972
  19. George Fearing Hollis Papers

    • Papers of George Fearing Hollis, Union Naval officer and United States Consul to Cape Town, South Africa from 1888-1893. The collection consists mainly of Civil War-era correspondence, manuscript memoirs, and documents regarding Hollis's tenure in Cape Town.
    • Creation Date: 1852-1903
  20. Hall Family Papers and Sugar Plantation Records

    • Family papers and sugar plantation records (1709-1835) of the Hall family of England and Jamaica. The collection contains primary source material on 18th and early 19th century Jamaican plantation economy and culture.
    • Creation Date: 1709-1892