Guide to the Audrey Oliver Collection MS 206
Finding aid prepared by Amanda HughesCollection processed as part of grant project supported by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) with generous funding from The Andrew Mellon Foundation.
San Diego History Center Document CollectionFebruary 19, 2013
1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA, 92101
Title: Audrey Oliver Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS 206
Contributing Institution: San Diego History Center Document Collection
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1917-1948
Abstract: This collection consists of scrapbooks related to Audrey Oliver's life at school and college as well as personal correspondence to herself and other family members.
creator: Oliver, Audrey
This collection is open for research.
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Photographs previously separated to the SDHC Photograph Collection.
Programs, newslettlers, and ephemera previously separated to the SDHC Printed Materials and Ephemera Collections.
Audrey Oliver Collection, MS 206, San Diego History Center Document Collection, San Diego, CA.
Collection processed by Amanda Hughes on February 19, 2013.
Collection processed as part of grant project supported by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) with generous funding from The Andrew Mellon Foundation.
Audrey Oliver was born in San Diego the daughter of Walter G. and Anna Oliver. She attended the Jefferson School and later Our Lady of Peace Academy graduating in 1935. She then attended San Diego State College (later known as San Diego State University) and studied to become a dietitian. She later enlisted in the military during WWII, serving as a dietician at several posts in the United States and the European and Pacific theaters, including North Africa, Naples, Okinawa and the 118th Hospital at Camp Callan in La Jolla. In 1986, the Our Lady of Peace Academy directory lists her as Mrs. George Gunterman of Santa Barbara.
This collection consists of a memory book covering Audrey Oliver’s time at Jefferson School and Our Lady of Peace Academy and a scrapbook covering 1929-1937. There are also loose scrapbook pages concerned with her time in the military and correspondence and invitations addressed to Audrey and her family.
Collection is arranged by subject and chronologically.
Accession number 970626.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936 : San Diego, Calif.).
Jefferson School (San Diego, Calif.).
Oliver, George G.
Our Lady Peace High School (San Diego, Calif.).
San Diego State College.
Camp Callan (Calif.)
San Diego (Calif.)
Contains newspaper clippings, programs, photographs and other ephemera pertaining to Audrey Oliver’s high school and college life.
Dance Card from social with the sailors on board the HMS Danae
Student season tickets to the 1935–1936 California Pacific International Exposition