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Guide to the Al Richards Travel Collection
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Al Richards Travel Collection
    Dates: 1953-1961
    Identification: MS-0199
    Creator: Richards, Al
    Physical Description: 2.50 linear ft
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
    5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
    San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
    URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
    Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
    Phone: 619-594-6791

    Biographical Information:

    Al Richards, a real estate salesman from San Bernardino county, traveled extensively throughout the world during the 1950s. Upon returning from his travels, Richards would lecture, show slides, and write stories about his experiences.

    Access Terms

    This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Personal Papers
    Photographs

    Personal Name:

    Richards, Al -- Archives
    Richards, Al -- Travel -- Sources

    Topical Term:

    Real estate agents -- California -- San Bernardino County -- Biography -- Sources
    Voyages and travels -- History -- 20th century -- Sources

    Administrative Information

    Conditions Governing Use:

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    This collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation:

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Al Richards Travel Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Series I: Manuscripts and Tour-Related Materials
    Series II: Photographic Materials

    Scope and Contents

    The collection includes biographical information, manuscripts of travel memoirs, photographs, negatives, slides, maps, journal entries, and notes.