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James F. Welch collection, 1973-1979 MVC036
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James F. Welch collection

Box 1

Box containing Color slides: San Buenaventura History

Box 1

Booklet: "Today in Ventura," March 1979

Box 1

Booklet: "Union Oil in Ventura County," January 1978

Box 1

Ventura County Historical Society Quarterlies:

Box 1

Vol. XXI, No. 2, Winter 1976: San Buenaventura Bicentennial 1876 and 1976

Box 1

Vol. XXII, No. 4, Summer 1977: The McGrath Story

Box 1

Vol. XXIII, No. 2, Winter 1978: Traffic on Ventura Avenue: Horses and Buggies to Rollerskates, and All Swimmers Welcome to the Reservoir

Box 1

Vol. XXIII, No. 1, Fall 1977: Reminiscences of Early Ojai

Box 1

Vol. XXIII, No. 3, Spring 1978: The Anacapa Lighthouse; Coast Survey No. 2; Anacapa Island; Wrecked on Anacapa; Steamer Winfield Scott; Anacapa Island; The Winfield Scott; The Websters on Anacapa; Frenchie

Box 1

Vol. XIII, No. 3, May 1968: History of Ventura County

Box 1

Vol. XXIV, No. 2, Winter 1979: California in the Eighties, as Pictured in Letters

Box 1

Vol. XXIII, No. 4, Summer 1978: Oxnard Diamond Jubilee, 1903-1978

Box 1

Vol. XXIV, No. 1, Fall 1978: The Wind Sycamore: Some J. P. Harrington Notes on a Ventureno Chumash Shrine; Chumash Indian Basketry at San Buenaventura

Box 1

Vol. XVIII, No. 3, Spring 1973: San Buenaventura County Seat, 1873-1973

Box 1

Vol. XVII, No. 4, Summer 1972: Hueneme Centennial, 1872-1972

Box 1

Vol. XXIV, No. 3, Spring 1979: The Santa Ana Land Grant and Mountain Valley; Subdivisions to Estates

Box 1

Vol. XXV, No. 1, Fall 1979: Terrible Disaster, Miraculous Escape; The Last Days of Steam

Box 1

Brochure: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Box 1

Booklet: Defensive Tactics - A Manual for Law Enforcement Officers. Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Department of Justice, January 1970

Box 1, Folder 1

Miscellaneous materials relating to Ventura County and California State Parks collected by James Welch

General Physical Description note: (66 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 2

Handwritten notes on History of Ventura County, Part I

Box 1, Envelope 1

Life history and photos of Merril Carr Allyn, 1904-1967

Box 1, Envelope 2

Report of Beach Erosion Committee of the Ventura Improvement Organization and related documents

Box 1, Folder 3

Additional Information

General Physical Description note: (16 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 4

Notes and Bibloigraphies

General Physical Description note: (two pieces)
Box 1, Folder 5

Time Chart with Footnotes, 1850-1949

Box 1, Folder 6

Newspaper Clippings

Box 1, Folder 7

Personnel

Box 1, Folder 8

History Correspondence/Letters Received

Box 1, Folder 9

Envelope containing:

Box 1, Folder 9

Booklet: Port Hueneme Chamber of Commerce, 1977-1978

Box 1, Folder 9

Flyer: "George Stuart Gallery of Historical Figures"

Box 1, Folder 9

Brochure: "The Story of the Olivas Adobe"

Box 1, Folder 9

Brochure: "Ortega Adobe 1857"

Box 1, Folder 9

Booklet: The Story of Ventura County by W. W. Robinson. Title Insurance and Trust Company, copyright 1956

General Physical Description note: (xerox copy)
Box 1, Folder 10

[Miscellaneous information, including handwritten notes, clippings, xerox copies, etc, all relating to history of Ventura city and county, which may be useful to researchers]

Box 1, Folder 11

Military Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 12

Graphing - Unfinished

Box 1, Folder 12

Photo of Ventura Pier (circa l970's?)

Box 1, Folder 12

Article: "Case History of Ventura Marina" from "Shore and Beach" magazine, Vol. 44, No. 2, July 1976

Box 1, Folder 12

Map: "San Buenaventura State Beach Land Ownership Record," January 1975

Box 1, Folder 12

Xerox copy of photo page from "Civil Engineer" magazine: "Seabees Aid in Disaster Area"

Box 1, Folder 13

Historical Data on San Buenaventura State Beach and Marina.

General note

[Includes plan and map for proposed State Beach dated September 1946.]
Box 1, Folder 14

History Notes, Second Section, 1949-1959

Box 1, Folder 15

Outline and Notes on History of Ventura County, 4-79 to 6-79, Part II

Box 1, Folder 16

Maps and Time-Lines

Box 1

Notebook: The Interpreters' Guide published by State of California, Department of Parks & Recreation, 8-77

Box 1

Notebook: Labeled "Interviews," containing notes from interviews conducted by James Welch

Box 1, Envelope 3

Footnotes for Book

Box 1, Envelope 4

History Notes-Newspapers, etc., 1850-1949

Box 2

Book: Aquatics in the 70's: Challenges & Changes. Council for National Cooperation in Aquatics (CNCA) 16th National Conference, Nov. 17-20, 1970, Ft.Lauderdale, FL.

Box 2

Book: Waters of the World, Use and Conservation. International Aquatic Conference 1972, co-sponsored by CNCA and Canadian Council for Cooperation in Aquatics (CCCA 1st Conference), Quebec, Canada, Nov. 14-17, 1972

Box 2

Book: Action in Aquatics: 1974. Council for National Cooperation in Aquatics (CNCA) 18th Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Box 2

Magazine: "Lifesaving World," Vol. I, No. 1 (not dated, but dates in text refer to 1976-77 as current). Percival Publishing Co. (N.Z.) Ltd., Auckland, NZ.

General Physical Description note: (Two copies)
Box 2

"Lifesaving World, Vol. I, No. 2

General Physical Description note: (Two copies)
Box 2

"Lifesaving World, Vol. I, No. 3

Box 2

"Lifesaving World, Vol. I, No. 4

Box 2

"Lifesaving World, Vol. I, No. 5

Box 2

Newspaper: "Ocean Life Guard," Vol. I, No. 1, December 1978

Box 2

Newsletter: "U.S. Lifesaving News," Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1979

General Physical Description note: (two copies)
Box 2

Newsletter: "U.S. Lifesaving News," Vol. 1, No. 2, Summer 1979

Box 2

Newsletter: "U.S. Lifesaving News," Vol. 1, No. 3, Winter 1979

General Physical Description note: (two copies)
Box 2

Book: Chicago Park District Lifeguard Manual for Beach and Pool Safety. Copyright 1941, Chicago Park District.

General Physical Description note: (Xerox copy, bound)
Box 2

Book: Swimming and Life-Saving, by Capt. W. D. Andrews, G.C.V. Toronto: William Briggs, 78 & 80 King Street East, 1889

General Physical Description note: (Xerox copy, bound)
Box 2

Book: Swimming, by Ralph Thomas. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited, 1904

General Physical Description note: (Xerox copy, bound in two sections with green covers)
Box 2

Booklet: World Life Saving Congress '78, Newport Beach, California. National Surf Life Saving Association of America, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Box 2

Manual: Lifeguard Training Manual 636. State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation Lifeguard Service, Rev. 3-70.

Box 2

Book: The History of the Water Safety Program of the American National Red Cross, by Margaret Annie Mays, May 1973

General Physical Description note: (Xerox copy, bound)
Box 2

Book: Shark Attack: A Program of Data Reduction and Analysis, by H. David Baldridge. Sarasota, FL: Contributions from the Mote Marine Laboratory, Volume 1, Number 2, 1974

Box 2

Booklet: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Basic Life Support, by Robert K. Shapter, M.D., C.M. et al. Summit, NJ: CIBA Pharmaceutical Company, Division of CIBA-GEIGY Corporation. Reprint from "Clinical Symposia," Volume 26, Number 5, 1974

Box 2, Folder 1

"Swimming"

General Physical Description note: (8 reprints)
Box 2, Folder 2

"Lifeguard Course"

Scope and Contents note

[Contains seven documents outlining the course plus a brochure describing the Ventura County Regional Occupational Program.]
Box 2, Folder 3

"Surfing"

Scope and Contents note

[Contains four articles on surfing, plus one brochure on tide pools.]
Box 2, Folder 4

"Swimming Pools"

General Physical Description note: (2 articles)
Box 2, Folder 5

"Resuscitation"

General Physical Description note: (10 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 6

"Buoy, Misc Equipment"

General Physical Description note: (10 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 7

"Royal Lifesaving Societies-Canada"

General Physical Description note: (1 article)
Box 2, Folder 8

"International"

General Physical Description note: (3 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 9

Lifeguard Job Descriptions and Statistics

Box 2, Folder 10

"NSLSA":

Box 2, Folder 10

News clipping from L.A. Times, March 15, 1977

Box 2, Folder 10

Recurrent Committee Report from National Surf Life Saving Association (NSLSA) dated May 13, 1976

Box 2, Folder 11

"Red Cross"

Scope and Contents note

[History and brochures on American Red Cross Water Safety Program.]
Box 2, Folder 12

"Y. M. C. A. "

Scope and Contents note

[Articles and information on the Y. M. C. A. National Swimming and Life Saving Program.]
Box 2, Folder 13

"Other L G. Dept. "

Scope and Contents note

[Articles and information on surfing, water recreation and safety in California from 1889 forward.]
Box 2, Folder 14

"U. S. L. G. Service"

General Physical Description note: (13 documents)

Scope and Contents note

[History and reports on the U. S. Life-Guard Service.]
Box 2, Folder 15

"Lifesaving Class, Fall 1977-Spring 1978"

Scope and Contents note

[Course outline and description.]
Box 2, Folder 16

"Correspondence"

Scope and Contents note

[Correspondence during 1976 to and from James F Welch regarding various aspects of life- saving and life-saving equipment.]
Box 2, Envelope 1

News Articles:

Box 2, Envelope 1

"Injuries a major concern on beach outing" from Ventura County Star-Free Press, Sunday, July 1, 1979

Box 2, Envelope 1

"Ventura man drowns trying to aid woman" from Ventura County Star-Free Press, Sunday, Aug. 5, 1979

Box 2, Folder 17

"Misc L. G. "

Scope and Contents note

[Miscellaneous information on duties, training and job description of life guard.]
Box 2, Folder 18

"Manuscript"

Scope and Contents note

[Notes for text a book on history of life guards, surfing, etc.]
Box 2, Envelope 2

[Information on sharks from Mote Marine Laboratory, 9501 Blind Pass Road, Sarasota, FL 33581]