Baja California and the West Postcard Collection, 1900-1989 (bulk 1900-1949) (MSS 0235)

Extent: 0.4 Linear feet (2 card file boxes)

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A collection of about 1,270 postcards depicting images of the American West, Southwest, and Baja California. The collection is arranged geographically by the location represented on the postcard. Sites of interest include Ensenada, La Paz, Tijuana, Del Mar, San Diego, and Coronado.

A collection of about 1,270 postcards depicting images of the southwest United States, California, and Baja California. The collection is arranged geographically by the location represented on the postcard. Sites of interest include Ensenada, La Paz, Tijuana, Del Mar, San Diego, and Coronado. The majority of the postcards date between 1900 and 1949.

Arranged in eight series: 1) MEXICO, 2) ARIZONA, 3) CALIFORNIA, 4) NEVADA, 5) NEW MEXICO, 6) MISCELLANEOUS, 7) PACIFIC OCEAN, and 8) U.S. NAVY.

Container List

MEXICO

Box: 1
Baja California - Coronado Islands
Box: 1
Baja California - Ensenada
Box: 1
Baja California - Magdalena Bay
Box: 1
Baja California - Mexicali
Box: 1
Baja California - Tecate
Box: 1
Baja California - Tijuana
Box: 1
Baja California - Tijuana Caliente Racetrack
Box: 1
Baja California Sur - La Paz
Box: 1
Baja California Sur - Las Cruces
Box: 1
Baja California Sur - San Jose Del Cabo

ARIZONA

Box: 1
Arizona

CALIFORNIA

Box: 1
Asti
Box: 1
Agriculture
Box: 1
Carmel
Box: 1
Catalina Island - Hotel St. Catherine
Box: 1
Corona Del Mar
Box: 1
Del Mar
Box: 1
Desert
Box: 1
Highland
Box: 1
Jacumba
Box: 1
Laguna Beach
Box: 1
Long Beach
Box: 1
Los Angeles
Box: 1
Miscellaneous
Box: 1
Missions
Box: 1
Monterey, 1928
Box: 1
Padua Hills Theatre
Box: 1
Palm Springs
Box: 1
Placerville, 1928
Box: 1
Riverside
Box: 1
San Bernardino
Box: 1
San Diego, 1911-1959
Box: 2
San Diego - Balboa Park, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, 1915-1945
Box: 2
San Diego - Harbor, 1912-1940
Box: 2
San Diego - J. Jessop and Sons, 1907
Box: 2
San Diego - La Jolla, 1910-1945
Box: 2
San Diego - Military
Box: 2
San Diego - Mission Bay
Box: 2
San Diego - Mission Beach
Box: 2
San Diego - Mission Cliff Gardens
Box: 2
San Diego - Ocean Beach
Box: 2
San Diego - Old Town, 1930
Box: 2
San Diego - Pacific Beach, Hotel Balboa, 1906
Box: 2
San Diego - Point Loma, 1910-1944
Box: 2
San Diego - Ramona's Marriage Place and Home
Box: 2
San Diego - Santa Fe Railroad Station, 1915-1959
Box: 2
San Diego - Sweet Water Dam, 1916
Box: 2
San Diego - Torrey Pines Park, 1920-1930
Box: 2
San Diego - US Naval Air Station, 1918-1939
Box: 2
San Diego University
Box: 2
San Diego - University of California San Diego
Box: 2
San Diego Zoo
Box: 2
San Francisco, 1911-1940
Box: 2
San Gabriel
Box: 2
San Juan Capistrano
Box: 2
Santa Barbara
Box: 2
Venice, 1910
Box: 2
Visalia, 1922

NEVADA

Box: 2
Boulder Dam
Box: 2
Virginia City

NEW MEXICO

Box: 2
New Mexico

MISCELLANEOUS

Box: 2
Miscellaneous

PACIFIC OCEAN

Scope and Content of Series

A few postcards depicting views of the Pacific Ocean.

Box: 2
Pacific Ocean

U.S. NAVY

Box: 2
U.S. Navy