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Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Project Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community Collection
    Dates: Circa 1965-1985
    Bulk Dates: Circa 1965-1975
    Collection number: Consult repository
    Collector: Mission Viejo Library (Calif.)
    Creator: Mission Viejo (Calif.). Heritage Committee
    Collection Size: 415 items 412 online items
    Repository: Mission Viejo Library
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    Abstract: The Mission Viejo Library Collection contains a broad variety of images of the creation of the community and later city of Mission Viejo. Included in the resources are a large number of early community plans and new home brochures, as well as early Mission Viejo recreation activities and community events. Events like "The 4 days of Christmas" and St. Patrick's Day Parades along with images of many of the recreation centers and parks and Lake Mission Viejo are highlighted in the collection, as are sporting events such as a 1976 "Challenge of the Sexes" and 1984 Olympic events held in Mission Viejo. Additionally, examples of the advertising used to promote the community of Mission Viejo, including newspaper and billboard ads, are represented in the collection.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Digitized collection materials available online.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community Collection. The creators of the records and their heirs generally retain literary rights. For permission to publish or to reproduce, please contact the Committee.

    Preferred Citation

    Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community Collection. Mission Viejo Library, Mission Viejo, California.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was created by Mission Viejo Library staff, with assistance from the Mission Viejo Heritage Committee, from 2005-2008 as part of Local History Digital Resources Project grants from the California State Library.

    Project Information

    These photographs, slide, brochures, and other original materials were assembled by the Mission Viejo Heritage Committee and the Mission Viejo Library, and digitized as part of an ongoing grant-supported project from October 2005 through June 2008 in order to provide a single access point to primary graphic resources documenting the history of Mission Viejo. It was supported by the California Digital Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Mission Viejo Heritage Committee Planned Community Collection contains a broad variety of images of the creation of the community and later city of Mission Viejo. Included in the resources are a large number of early community plans and new home brochures, as well as early Mission Viejo recreation activities and community events. Events like "The 4 days of Christmas" and St. Patrick's Day Parades along with images of many of the recreation centers and parks and Lake Mission Viejo are highlighted in the collection, as are sporting events such as a 1976 "Challenge of the Sexes" and 1984 Olympic events held in Mission Viejo. Additionally, examples of the advertising used to promote the community of Mission Viejo, including newspaper and billboard ads, are represented in the collection.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

    Names and Places

    Mission Viejo Company
    Mission Viejo (Calif.)
    Lake Mission Viejo (Calif.)
    Saddleback Valley (Calif.)

    Topics

    Advertisements--California--Mission Viejo
    Architecture--California--Mission Viejo
    Architecture, Domestic--California--Mission Viejo
    Business enterprises--California--Mission Viejo
    Celebrations--California--Mission Viejo
    Cities and towns--Growth--California--Mission Viejo
    Construction--California--Mission Viejo
    Events--California--Mission Viejo
    Housing developments--California--Mission Viejo
    Housing--California--Mission Viejo
    Sports & recreation facilities--California--Mission Viejo
    Recreation--California--Mission Viejo
    Planned communities--California--Mission Viejo
    People--California--Mission Viejo
    Leaflets--California--Mission Viejo
    Sports--California--Mission Viejo

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Books
    Brochures
    Color slides
    Invitations
    Maps
    Newspapers
    Photographic prints
    Photographs
    Postcards
    Posters
    Press releases
    Programs
    Slides