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Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 San Francisco, Calif.)



  • Existence: February 18, 1939 - September 29, 1940

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Ephemera on the Book in California

Call Number: WA MSS S-2901
Scope and Contents: Collection of pamphlets, broadsides, and other ephemera concerning the history of the book in California collected by John Swingle (Yale 1943), proprietor of Alta California Bookstore, Berkeley, California. Materials relate to publishing, fine presses, booksellers, collectors, and institutions in California. Items include pamphlets on California book organizations, such as the Book Club of California; catalogues of booksellers, presses, and institutions; and files on individuals involved...
Dates: 1807-1951

Golden Gate International Exposition Publicity Records

Call Number: WA MSS S-2889
Scope and Contents: The publicity records contain output of the public relations arm of the 1940 Golden Gate International Exposition. The records document the activities of the exposition and the promotional effort required of the exposition's public relations department. The public relations documents comprise the bulk of the records and are newspaper, magazine, and radio press releases, typescript mimeographed. The public relations documents concern the 1940 exposition, but one file of background information...
Dates: 1938-1940

Alfred E. Heller collection of world's fair material

Call Number: GEN MSS 734
Abstract: The collection consists of photographs, picture postcards, printed ephemera and other printed material collected by Alfred E. Heller documenting international fairs and exhibitions held around the world between 1851 and 2005. Photographs, picture postcards, and printed ephemera depict the locations and attractions of individual fairs and exhibitions, particularly those held in Europe and America during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Highlights include: photographs of the...
Dates: 1851-2005