San Francisco Ephemera Collection

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The California Ephemera Project was funded by a Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources in 2009-2010.
California Historical Society
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA, 94105-4014
(415) 357-1848

Title: San Francisco ephemera collection
Collection Identifier: SF EPH
Repository: California Historical Society
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Physical Description: 137.0 boxes
Date: 1850-2001
Physical Location: Collection is stored onsite.
Language of Materials: Collection materials are primarily in English.
Abstract: Consists of ephemeral items pertaining to San Francisco. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th century and early 20th century. Includes ephemera related to fraternal clubs and women's organizations; social clubs; institutions such as churches, schools, universities and hospitals; social service organizations; civic and political associations, and city agencies. The types of ephemera represented in the collection include: brochures, programs, leaflets, pamphlets, announcements, guides, tickets, invitations, newsletters, bylaws, directories, fliers, badges, ballots, dance cards, newspaper clippings and magazine articles.
General Physical Description note: (68.5 Linear feet)


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Library and Archives, North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Related Ephemera Collections

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Additions to the Collection

Additions to the collection are ongoing.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [File name], San Francisco Ephemera Collection, California Historical Society.


Collection is arranged alphabetically.

Processing Information

Processed by California Ephemera Project staff, funded by a Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources, in 2009-2010.

Scope and Contents

Consists of ephemeral items pertaining to San Francisco. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th century and early 20th century. Includes ephemera related to fraternal clubs and women's organizations; social clubs; institutions such as churches, schools, universities and hospitals; social service organizations; civic and political associations, and city agencies. There are also significant holdings related to the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) held in 1915, and the Golden Gate International Exposition (GGIE) held in 1939-1940; the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Opera; public amusements such as Sutro Baths and Woodward's Gardens, and events such as the 1906 Earthquake and Fire. The collection also includes files, many of which contain reports, on significant architectural landmarks in the city, such as the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and places of historical interest, such as Alcatraz Island.
The types of ephemera represented in the collection include: brochures, programs, leaflets, pamphlets, announcements, guides, tickets, invitations, newsletters, bylaws, directories, fliers, badges, ballots, dance cards, newspaper clippings and magazine articles.
Individual ephemera files can contain a single item or more extensive amounts of material, ranging from photocopies to handwritten documents.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog:
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)..
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.).
San Francisco Opera.
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
Bylaws (administrative records).
California Ephemera Project.
Clubs--California--San Francisco.
Dance cards.
Fliers (printed matter).
Fraternal organizations--California--San Francisco.
Organizations--California--San Francisco.
San Francisco (Calif.)
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906.




12:10 Club 1931


20th Century Athletic Club 1901


49ers (Football team)


100% Club, The


219 Gallery, San Francisco State University undated


1083 Dolores Street (Victorian residence)


1906 Club 1953-1955




ARCS Foundation, Inc. (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists)


AT&T Authors Luncheon 1991


Abbey, The 1946


Abner Phelps House (1111 Oak Street) 1985


Abraham Lincoln High School 1940


Abraham Lincoln Society of Northern California 1935-1938


Academic Athletic League of California 1897


Academy of Art College 1957-1979


Academy of Fine Arts undated


Academy of Fine Arts and Crafts circa 1915


Academy of Notre Dame, Mission Dolores 1870


Actor's Workshop of the San Francisco Drama Guild circa 1954-1961


Adam Grant Building (111 Sansome Street) 1939


Adelphi Theatre 1852


Addisonian Literary Society of San Francisco 1867


Admission Day 1850-1925

Physical Description: 5.0 folders

Adoptive Rite of the Eastern Star


Aeolian Vocalists undated


African Methodist Episcopal Church 1915


Aid for Afghan Refugees (AFAR) 1981


AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) 1984-1987


Air Ferries, Ltd. 1930


Air Raid Warden Service, Civilian Defense 1942-1951, undated


Air Transport Association 1985


Alcatraz Island circa 1920-1989


Alcoa Building undated


Alcohol Counseling Center for Early and Preventive Training undated


Aldridge Players West 1967


Alice B. Toklas Lesbian/Gay Democratic Club


Alice B. Toklas Memorial Democratic Club 1981-1982


All Peoples' Coalition 1970s


All Russian Cossacks Unit Student Fund 1928


All Saints Episcopal Church 1881, 1955-1957


All Species Day proclamation 1979


Allgemaine Deutschen Unterstutzungs-gesellschaft 1859-1881, 1914


Alliance Francaise circa 1886, 1930


Allied Culinary Workers of San Francisco circa 1926


Allied Products Company, Junior Achievement undated


Allied War Exposition 1917


Allied War Relief Rally 1942


Alta Operatic Society 1892


Alta Plaza 1983


Alta Plaza Theatre circa 1903


Alternatives to Drinking (Alcohol rehabilitation) undated


Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers 1911, undated


Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners 1911


Ambassadors' League of San Francisco 1979


Amendment 27 (Prohibition in San Francisco)


AmericaFirst Committee, Richmond [District] Chapter


American Academy of Asian Studies circa 1955-1964


The American Alliance of San Francisco 1887


American Association of Masters and Pilots of S.V., California Harbor 1889


American Association of School Adminstrators (San Francisco convention) 1942


American Association for State and Local History 1961


American Association of University Women 1911-1925, 1975


American Bakery and Confectionery Workers Local #24 1958


American Bankers Association 1929


American Bankers' Association, Ladies Reception Committee 1903


American Bar Association circa 1922-1969


American Begonia Society - 20th Annual Convention circa 1952


American Brotherhood 1947


American Cancer Society of San Francisco Branch undated


American Casting Association 1975


American Citizenship Week 1940-1941


American Civil Liberties Union - Northern California circa 1960-1999


American Conservatory Theatre circa 1978-1986, undated

Physical Description: 7.0 folders

American Contract Bridge League 1953


American Eagle Association 1881-1882


American Federation of Musicians, Local No. 6 1920, 1926


American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, San Francisco Local 1969-1972


American Folk Arts Festival


American Friends Service Committee 1952-1957


American Historical Society 1957


American Indian Historical Society 1965


American Indian Party 1976


American Institute of Decorators, Northern California Chapter


American-Irish Liberty League undated


American Issues Forum of San Francisco 1975-1976


American Jewish Congress Tribute Dinner 1979


American Jewish Tercentenary 1955


American Legion 1920-1960


American Medical Association Convention 1958-1972


American Mining Congress 1958


American National Red Cross, San Francisco Chapter 1916-1950, undated


American Party 1886


American Protective Association circa 1912, undated


American Red Star Animal Relief undated


American Russian Institute 1944-1979


American Theatre Wing, War Services, Inc. undated


American Union Labor Committee 1940


American Vocational Association 1940


American Women's Liberal League


Americans, The 1912


Americans for Democratic Action 1960


America's Town Meeting 1945


Amity Social Club 1871


Amnesty International undated


Ancient Order of Foresters 1895


Ancient Order of Hibernians in America, Division 5


Ancient Order of United Workmen 1880-1891


Angel Island Foundation 1951, 1982-1983, undated


Annual Institute of the Teachers 1917


Antenna Theater undated


Antheneum Arts Foundation 1965


Apollo Choral Society 1898


Apollo Social Club 1874


Aquatic Park 1928-1985


Arab Cultural Center of San Francisco 1980


Archbishop Hanna Center for Boys circa 1945


Archives for the Performing Arts 1981-1987, undated


Arguello Boulevard Improvement Club 1912-1917, undated


Arkansas (Clipper ship) circa 1849-1895, 1984


Armed Forces Public Information Office 1949


Armenians 1913, 1952-1961


Armistice Day 1924-1938


Army Days 1934-1937, 1986


Army and Navy Club of San Francisco 1935


Arriba Juntos (United Way agency) undated


Art catalogs 1899


Art Deco Society of California 1973-1992


Art Directors and Artists Club of San Francisco


Art Students' League 1886


Artists Embassy 1957


Artists Equity Association, Inc. 1966


Artists Moratorium 1984


Ashbury Dancing Club undated


Asia Foundation undated


Asian American International Film Festival 1983


Asian American Theater Workshop undated


Asian Art Museum of San Francisco 1975-1992


Associated Charities of San Francisco 1900-1919


Associated Oil Players 1924


Associated Veterans of the Mexican War 1887-1903


Association of Lesbian and Gay Asians


Association of Pioneer Women of California 1916-1926


Astronomical Society of the Pacific 1892, 1948


Atelier French War Relief


"At the Play" 1925


Atlantic Telegraph Cable, Celebration 1858


Audiffred Building 1982-1983


Auditorium (Fillmore and Page Streets) 1907


Aunt Dolly's Kindergarten undated


Austrian Friends and Friends of Austria 1955


Austrian Guard and Protective Association undated


Author's Carnival 1879


Automobile Club of California 1960-1966, undated


Auxiliary of the Little Children's Aid 1957


Auxiliary to San Francisco General Hospital circa 1962


Ayala Day 1975




Babies Aid 1939


Bachelors' Club 1869-1880


Bachelors of San Francisco 1940-1961


Baha'ism undated


Balboa High School 1934-1939


Balclutha (Ship) undated


Baldwin's Academy of Music 1876-1877


Ballet 1924-1984, undated


Bancroft Building undated


Bancroft Library 1883, 1948-1974, undated


Bank of California circa 1853-1950, undated


Bankers' Investment Building (742 Market Street) undated


Bar Association of San Francisco circa 1882-1972, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Barbary Coast 1896, 1933-1953


Barristers Club of San Francisco 1947-1948


BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) 1963-1987, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Bartenders Union, Local 41 1918


Baseball 1887-1907, 1959-1982, undated


Bastille Day 1892-1912, undated


Bates Dramatic Society 1879, undated


Bay Area Center for Alternative Education 1974


Bay Area Citizens Committee for United Nations Charter Review


Bay Area Friends of National Jewish Hospital and Research Center


Bay Area History of Medicine Club 1992


Bay Area Socialist School 1979


Bay Area Transportation Study Commission 1965


Bay District Association 1881-1886


Bay District Race Track 1888


Bay Shore Highway Opening Celebration 1929


Bay State Club 1855


Bay to Breakers 1979-1986


Bay View Opera House undated


Beach Chalet 1979-1984, undated


Beaver Street 1981


Beethoven Hall 1894


Beethoven Quintette Club 1885


Belgian Civil and Military Aid 1917


Belgian Official Mission 1917


Belli Building undated


Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Golden Gate Lodge, No. 6 1888-1898


Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, San Francisco Lodge, No. 3 1897-1926


Bernal Heights Community Foundation, Inc. 1984


Bernal Heights Neighborhood 1983, undated


Bethany Bible Union 1893


Bethany Congregational Church 1878-1910, undated


Bethel A.M.E. Church 1901


Beth-El Hall


Beulah Club 1891


Bible College of San Francisco undated


Big Brothers, Inc. undated


Bijou Minstrel Social Club 1871


Bijou Theatre (Market Street) 1892


Bijou Theater (Columbus Street) 1980


Bill of Rights Rally 1943


Billboards 1959


Billy Graham Crusade (Cow Palace) 1958


Bisexual Center


Bissextile Soiree 1872


Blaine Invincibles 1884


Blair's Academy of Music 1884


Blindcraft 1932-1953


Blood for Veterans Week 1969


Blossom Rocks (Removal by explosion)


B'nai Brith Hall 1881


Board of Fire Underwriters of the Pacific


Board of Health of the City and County of San Francisco 1888-1895


Board of Trade of San Francisco 1937-1958

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Bohemian Club 1871-1996, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 boxes

Bona Fide Thespian Leprechaun Brotherhood 1902-1906


Bonds 1951-1957


Boooker T. Washington Center undated


Borregaard's Museum 1961


Bouchercon 1982


Bourn Mansion (2550 Webster Street) 1974


Bowl of Rice Party 1940


Boxing 1921-1926, 1957


Boy Scouts of America 1912-1973

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Boys and Girls Aid Society 1891-1909


Boys' Brigade 1891-1894


Boys' High School 1863-1892, undated


Boys' Towns of Italy


Boys Welfare Society 1922


Bricklayers Association 1887


Bridgemont High School 1980-1981


Brignoli's Italian Opera 1869


Bring Krishna Consciousness West 1966


British American League 1920


British and American Union 1903


British Benevolent Society 1866, 1906


British Consulate General 1937, undated


British Week 1971


Broadway 1979-1983, undated


Broadway Grammar School 1869


Brotherhood of American Yeomen 1921


Brotherhood of Teamsters and Truck Drivers 1950


Buckaroo Barbeque Society 1939


Buddha's Universal Church 1960-1966


Buena Vista Sanatorium 1913


Building Owners and Managers Association of San Francisco 1953, undated


Building Trades Council of California 1907


Building Trades Temple (200-218 Guerrero) undated


Bunker Hill Association 1878-1899


Burnett School 1911


Burr Building (530 Washington) 1973


Bush Street-Cottage Row Historic District 1982


Bush Street Ladies' Gymnasium and Seminary 1861


Business Women's War Service


Butchers' Board of Trade 1901


Butcher's Union, Local 115 1922




C.G. Jung Institute 1978-1984


Cable car centennial 1973-1978


Cable cars 1947-1984, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Cabrillo Day 1935


Caedmon Assembly 1916


Caledonian Club of San Francisco 1875-1972, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

California (Steamship) undated


California Academy of Medicine 1960-1965


California Academy of Sciences 1868-1992

Physical Description: 6.0 folders

California Alpine Club 1921-1955


California Anti-Saloon League 1920-1930


California Association of Stationary Engineers, No. 1 1884


California Bankers Association 1931-1958


California Bible Society 1895


California Botanical Club 1897-1928


California Camera Club 1908-1922

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

California Club 1892-1966, undated


California Commercial College 1882


California Committee to Legalize Abortion undated


California Committee for Relief in Belgium and France 1917, undated


California Congress of Parents and Teachers 1931


California Conservation Council 1949


California Conservatory of Music circa 1902


California Cooperative Preservation of Architectural Records 1986-1987


California Development Association 1922


California Development Board 1918


California Dramatic Association 1878


California Dramatic Club 1870-1878, undated


California Electrical Society 1892


California Festival Association 1934


California Field Artillery 1917


California Friends of Robert Frost 1964


California Fusiliers 1858-1862


California Genealogical Society 1890-1985, undated


California Girls' Training Home 1898


California Hall Association 1919


California Heritage Council 1961-1982, undated


California Historical Society headquarters (2090 Jackson Street) undated


California Horticultural Society undated


California Industries Exposition 1921


California Industries and Land Show Home Industry League of California 1919


California Institute of Asian Studies 1969-1974


California Jaeger 1875-1879


California Keramic Club circa 1895


California Kindergarten Training School 1889, 1897


California Labor League for Political Education, AFL 1952-1954


California Labor School 1945


California League Against Sinclairism 1934, undated


California League for American Indians 1957-1962


California League of Women Voters circa 1920


California Library Association 75th Annual Conference 1973


California Literature Society 1922


California Masonic Memorial Temple 1957-1960, undated


California Medical College 1900


California Methodist Episcopal Church 1905


California Midwinter International Exposition 1894, 1940

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

California Mutual Benefit Society 1890


California National Guard undated


California National Livestock Show 1921-1922


California Palace of the Legion of Honor 1921-1995, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 boxes

California Peace Preparedness Chapter, Women's Section of the Navy League 1916


California Roadside Council circa 1959-1961


California School of Design 1876, 1912


California School of Fine Arts 1925-1961


California School of Mechanical Arts 1904, 1910-1943


California Social Hygiene Association 1946


California Socialist Party - Hungarian Branch 1918


California Society of Certified Public Accountants 1939


California Society of the Sons of the Revolution 1901, 1944-1961, undated


California Spring Blossom and Wild Flower Association 1954


California State Automobile Association 1911, 1959


California State Bible Society 1898


California State Dental Association (Annual meeting) 1948


California State Floral Society 1894-1913


California State Parks Foundation 1973-1974, undated


California State Society, Children of the American Revolution 1964


California State University San Francisco 1973-1986


California Taxpayers Alliance 1952, undated


California Teachers' Association - Bay Section 1916-1932, undated


California Tomorrow 1970s


California-Western School Music Conference 1933-1937


California's Diamond Jubilee 1925


Californians Inc. (Tourism)


Calvary Cemetery circa 1924


Calvary Literary Society 1868


Calvary Presbyterian Church 1869-1984, undated


Camera Obscura undated


Camp Mather 1933-1966


Camp San Francisco (Auto camp) undated


Campus Protective Association 1922, undated


Cannery 1976


Canberra Fair 1961


Canon Kip Community House 1941-1942, undated


Cap and Bells Club 1908-1936, undated


Carillon, Gough and O'Farrell Community Housing, Inc. 1961


Carmen's Union, No. 768 1917


Carpenters and Joiners Union, No. 22 circa 1900


Carter's True Vine Spiritual Baptist Church 1955


Carville 1987


Casebolt House (2727 Pierce Street) 1963-1979


Cathedral Mission of the Good Samaritan 1903, undated


Catholic Laymen's League Against Religious Intolerance circa 1931


Catholic Library of San Francisco undated


Catholic Truth Society 1921


Cecilia Choral Club 1869-1876, 1910-1913, undated


Celebration Jeanne D'Arc (Fifth Centenary of the Maid of Orleans) 1929


Celebrity Writers Luncheon


Cemeteries 1914-1924, 1979-2001, undated


Cemetery Beautifying Association 1915-1916, undated


Cemetery Beautifying and Anti-Removal Association 1921, undated


Cemetery Defense League 1924


Cemetery Protective Organization 1914, undated


Cemetery removal ordinances


Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church 1887


Center for Feminist Therapy and Education undated


Central City Hospitality House 1983


Central Hotel 1994


Central Methodist Episcopal Church 1885-1914


Central YMCA (Children's center) undated


Centro de Cambio (Center of Change, bilingual drug rehabilitation program) undated


Century Club 1893-1963, undated


Chamber Music Society of San Francisco 1924-1926


Chapala Society 1867


Charter Association undated


Chauffeurs' Union 265


Chebra Achim Rachmonim 1872


Chestnut Street 1977-1980


Chevra Gemilus Chasodim 1909


Chevra Shaare Refooah 1911


Chicago Civic Opera Company 1931


Child abuse undated


Children of the San Francisco Playgrounds 1933


Children's Agency 1908-1935


Children's Council of San Francisco undated


Children's Gild


Children's Home Society of California - San Francisco Chapter 1957-1959, undated


Children's Hospital of San Francisco 1892-1907, 1930, 1957-1979, undated


Children's Little Theatre Undated


Children's Opera Company of San Francisco 1932


Children's Rights Group undated


Children's Theatre Association of San Francisco 1950


China Telephone Office (743 Washington Street) circa 1949


China Tiffin Club 1952


Chinatown 1880-1886, 1938, 1972-1984, undated


Chinatown Improvement Association 1898


Chinatown lotteries and gambling undated


Chinese American International School


Chinese for Affirmative Action 1983


Chinese Cultural Theatre Group undated


Chinese Culture Center undated


Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco 1972-1984, undated


Chinese Flood and Famine Relief Committee (Thing Wan, Printer) 1921


Chinese Historical Society of America 1963-1997, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Chinese in California 1944-1984


Chinese lottery


Chinese Methodist Episcopal Home circa 1934


Chinese Presbyterian Church 1945


Chinese Public School 1904


Chinese student deputation to America 1911


Chinese Youth Center circa 1941


Chit Chat Club 1887-1954, undated


Christian Healing Mission undated


Christian Science Benevolent Association on Pacific Coast circa 1930, undated


Christmas 1866


Christmas Program 1935


Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples 1950-1954


Church of the Advent 1866-1882, 1901, undated


Church of the Nativity 1904-1914


Church of the New Jerusalem 1878, 1923-1939, undated


Church of St. Edward, the Confessor 1964


Church of Scientology of California undated


Church of St. John the Evangelist 1926


Church of the Visitacion 1952-1982, undated


Cigarmakers' Union, No. 228 circa 1926


Citizens' Alliance of San Francisco 1904-1911, undated


Citizens' Armistice Day Committee 1937


Citizens Committee for Better Street Car Service 1943


Citizens' Committee for Disarmament undated


Citizens Committee for Ferry Building Park undated


Citizen's Committee to Preserve the S.F. Municipal Pipe Organ 1984


Citizens Committee to Welcome the Vatican Choir 1947


Citizens Council for San Francisco Street Planting 1950s


Citizens Defense Fund on Theraputic Abortion undated


Citizens Discovery Day Committee 1910


Citizens' Health Committee of San Francisco undated


Citizens for Health Science Facilities undated


Citizens' League of San Francisco circa 1892


Citizens' Military Training Camps circa 1929


Citizens' Safety Project undated


Citizens for San Francisco undated


Citizens United for Better Schools 1972


Citizens for Victory 1942


Citizen's Welcome Home Committee


City College of San Francisco 1865-1871


City and County Federation of Women's Clubs 1918-1940


City and County of San Francisco, dinner honoring the delegates to the Japanese Peace Conference


City Female Seminary circa 1870


City Guard 1872


City Hall 1872, 1912-1975, undated


City of Hope undated


City Planning Progress Exhibit 1917


City of San Francisco vs. the United States, claim of the city of San Francisco for four square leagues of land


Civic Auditorium circa 1915-1960, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Civic Center 1909-1968, undated


Civic League of Improvement Clubs circa 1912-1956


Civic League of San Francisco 1907, 1939, 1975


Civic Welfare League of San Francisco 1937


Clarke Institute undated


Clay Street, 2503, 2524, 2530, 2536 (The Real Estate Associates) 1984


Clement Street 1972


Club Azteca 1912


Club des Fumistes 1903


Club Farallon 1926


Club of 1880 1880


Club Women's Franchise League 1911


Coast Committee for the Shipowners 1936


Cogswell Polytechnical College 1919-1947, undated


Coit Tower 1929-1933, 1975-1983, undated


Coalition for Fully Accessible Transportation (Elderly and disabled persons accessible MUNI system) undated


Coleman Childrens and Youth Services 1982-1984, undated


Coliseum military training drills circa 1910-1918


Colophon Club 1984


College of Notre Dame 1887


College of Physicians and Surgeons of San Francisco 1899-1904, undated


Colonial Dancing Club undated


Colored Citizens' Independent Club undated


Colored Entertainers Club (Inc.) circa 1915


Columbia Park Boys' Club 1900-1918, 1954-1983, undated


Columbian Engine Company No. 11 1860


Columbian Orchestra 1898


Columbus Civic Club 1955


Columbus Day 1916-1977

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Comite Hispanoamericano Pro-Lengua y Cultura 1980


Commercial Organizations of San Francisco 1910


Commercial Telegraphers' Union of America


Committee, The (Performance group) 1972


Committee to Form Gay/Lesbian Sierrans 1985


Committee for Homosexual Freedom 1969


Committee of Safety 1877


Committee for San Francisco's Future 1953


Committee to Save the Murals 1973


Committee on Scouting Buddhist Churches of America


Commonwealth Club of San Francisco 1912-1953, undated


Communist Party


Community Action Television 1976


Community Boards


Community Built Playgrounds in San Francisco undated


Community Chest of San Francisco 1924-1954, undated


Community Development Program 1983


Community Mental Health Forum 1962


Community Music Center 1997, undated


Community Organizations 1972


Community Playhouse 1927-1932, undated


Community Streetwork Centers 1977


Company "A" Irish Volunteers 1925


Complaint Mobile District Attorney's Consumer Fraud Unit 1978


Comstock Club 1897


Concordia Club 1897


Conference on China and the Far East 1946


Conference for Conclusion and Signature of Treaty of Peace with Japan 1951


Conference on the Impact of the Radical Right undated


Conference on World Disarmament and Economic Development 1956


Conference for World Unity 1925


Congregation Beth Israel 1881-1961


Congregation Sha'Ar Zahav 1983, undated


Congregation Sherith Israel


Consolidation Act circa 1856


Constitution Day 1935-1941


Consul General of Japn 1909-1928, 1960, undated


Consulate General of Denmark undated


Consulate General of Ireland undated


Consumer Action Financial Education Project 1979


Contemporary Dancers School undated


Convent of the Presentation 1868, 1966


Convent of the Sacred Heart 1962, 1980-1986


Cooper Medical College 1896-1897, 1954


The Co-operato (Home) undated


Cordelia Shooting Club undated


Coro Northern California 2000


Corona Dansant 1930


Coronet Theater 1957


Cosmos Social Club of San Francisco 1943


Cotillion 1962


Council for Civic Unity of San Francisco 1946-1973, undated


Council of Fashion Designers of America (Annual meeting) 1964


Council of Jewish Juniors 1914-1915


Council of Underwater Archaeology 1965


County Recorders Social and Outing Club undated


Country Club 1897


Covenant Baptist Mission circa 1869


Cow Palace circa 1922, 1967-1978


Crimson Carnival 1950s


Crocker Amazon Tract undated


Cross Cultural Nursery School undated


Croton (Bark) 1971


Crystal Tower 1963


Culinary Workers, Bartenders, and Hotel Service Workers 1950


Cultural Intergration Fellowship 1957-1972


Cupids Grand Minstrel and Musical Entertainment 1886


Cypress Lawn Cemetery 1905




Dale Carnegie Courses undated


Dallam-Merritt House undated


Damon School 1929


Dance 1970s


Daniel Boone's Wild Animal Arena, California Midwinter International Exposition 1894 April 28


Dante Hospital undated


Dante Society circa 1921


Dartmouth College Alumni Association of The Pacific Coast 1908


Daughters of California Pioneers 1909


Daughters of the American Revolution


La Puerta De Oro Chapter 1947-1966

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Sequoia Chapter 1891-1898, 1937-1966

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Davies Symphony Hall 1976-1983

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

De Young Museum


Auction catalogs 1941-1946

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Avery Brundage Collection 1960-1966, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Ceremonies, receptions, programs 1917-1992

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Exhibition brochures 1950-1985

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Exhibition catalogs 1916-1986

Physical Description: 9.0 folders

Magazine and newspaper articles 1949-1997, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Museum Society 1953, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Public relations brochures and miscellaneous 1954, 2000, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

San Francisco Club 1918-1946, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Society of Western Artists, exhibition catalogs 1949-1959

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Treasure Hunt Sale undated


Deakin's Liliputian Comic Opera Company 1800s


Debating League of California 1906


Delancey Street Foundation 1973, undated


Democratic Alliance of Citizens for Kennedy undated


Democratic Party circa 1853-1964

Physical Description: 6.0 folders

Democratic Party--National conventions 1920, 1984

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Denman Grammar School 1877, 1911


Department of the Army, San Francisco District Corps of Engineers 1975


Department of Public Education 1902


Department of Public Health 1906, 1939, undated


Department of Social Services, Family and Children's Services 1976-1977


Department Store Employees Union Local 1100 1954, undated


Department stores 1979


Deutscher Tag (German Day) 1929-1930


Deutscher Verein 1891-1897, undated


Dewey Day 1934


Diamond Heights 1951-1978


Dick Kramer Gay Men's Chorale


Dickens Christmas Fair 1973


Disabled American Veterans of The World War 1921


District Option for San Francisco undated


Doctors Daughters 1901


Dogs for Defense, Inc. undated


Domino parties 1869


Donaldina Cameron House 1950-1974, undated


Downtown Association 1922-1931, 1969


D'oyly Carte Opera Company 1978


Dramatic Musical Society of San Francisco 1923


Drew School 1967-1973, undated


Drew's Coaching School undated


Druids' Social and Literary Circle 1871


Duboce Park Renewal Committee 1975


E Clampus Vitus circa 1932-1981, undated


Eagles Auditorium


Earthly Studios undated


East & West of Castro Street Improvement Club, Inc. undated


Easter Seal Humanitarian Awards Dinner 1986


Ebenezer Lutheran Church 1966


Edgewood, The San Francisco Protestant Orphanage 1941-1971, undated


Education of the New California Workforce 1995


Edward Branstein House (1735 Franklin Street) undated


Eichler Summit (999 Green Street) 1965


El Comite Mexicano Civico Patriotico 1975


El Teatro Campesino, Filmore Auditorium 1960s


Elections 1861-1986, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 boxes

Electricity & Gas for People undated


Elevator Conductors' and Starters Union, No. 13105 1912


Elite Model Center of San Francisco 1984


Ellis Guard 1864


Embarcadero Center 1982, undated


Emergency Committee Against Anti-Labor Legislation circa 1947


Emerson Studios 1916


Emanuel Church of the Evangelical Association undated


Emmanuel Baptist Church 1899-1901, undated


Emperor Norton Memorial Association circa 1952-1934


Empire Athletic Club 1897


Empire Day 1920


Empire Engine Company, No. 1 1854


Energy Awareness Project 1977


Engineers' Club of San Francisco 1956


English-Speaking Union 1922-1984


Entre Nous Cotillon 1895


Environment Workshop 1970


Episcopal Church of Saint John the Evangelist 1952


Episcopal Church of Saint Mary the Virgin 1949-1958, undated


Epworth League 1901-1906


Epworth Methodist Episcopal Church circa 1914-1920


Ethnic Dance Festival 1983


Eureka Endowment Association of California circa 1888-1891


Eureka Turn-Verein 1875-1885


Eureka Valley undated


Eureka Valley Improvement Association undated


Eureka Valley Merchants' Association 1915


Eureka Warehouse (Montgomery and Chestnut Streets) undated


Evangelical Lutheran St. Marcus' Church 1871


Ewing Field 1914


Examiner Christmas Cheer Fund 1929


Excelsior Club 1883-1884, undated


Exempt Fire Company 1865-1898


Exempt Firemen's Relief Appropriation


Exploratorium 1978-1984, undated


Expo 67 Festival, St. Gregory Church 1967


Exposition Auditorium 1918-1928, undated




Fair Housing for Children undated


Fall Shoe Show 1955


Family, The (Club) 1908-1958, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Family Life Workshop 1951-1956


Far West Ski Association


Farallon Islands 1932


The Farm 1978-1979


Farrell's Whist Club 1916


Fashion 1904


Federal Grand Jury


Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (400 Sansome) circa 1954, undated


Federal Theatre Project 1936-1940, undated


Federated Voters' League of California 1926


Federated Young Democrats of San Francisco 1953, undated


Federation of Jewish Charities of San Francisco 1910-1912, 1943


Fellowship Church undated


Ferry Boats 1932-1983


Ferry Building 1948-1980


Ferry Port Plaza 1970


Festival of Faith 1955


Festival of Performing Arts 1981


The Fiesta Club undated


Fifth Baptist Church 1871-1872


Filbert Street 1978


Fillmore District 1979


Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco circa 1977-1986


Fire 1861


Firearms 1894


First Aid for Hungary, Inc. 1956


First Baptist Church circa 1852-1966


First California Guard circa 1850-1880


First Church of the Nazarene 1953


First Congregational Church 1858-1969

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

First English Evangelical Lutheran Church circa 1886, undated


First Hebrew Benevolent Society 1867


First Infantry Regiment Band 1878


First Orthodox Parish


First Presbyterian Church 1899-1945, undated


First Swedish Baptist Church undated


First Tennessee Infantry, U.S. Volunteers 1898


First Unitarian Church 1861-1974

Physical Description: 2.0 boxes

First Unitarian Society of San Francisco undated


First United Lutheran Church circa 1955


First United Presbyterian Church 1896


First Universalist Church 1873


First U.S. Artillery Band 1885


Fisherman's Wharf 1983-1984, undated


Fitzhugh Building (384 Post Street) 1973-1978

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Fleet Week and War Women's Day 1919-1932, 1981-1991


Fleishhacker Pool 1922, 1977-1979, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Floating Committee of Golden Gate Union circa 1908


Flood Building (870 Market Street) 1969


Flood (James Leary) Mansion (2222 Broadway) 1980, undated


Florence Crittenton Home 1954-circa 1967


Florists 1982


Fog 1956


Forest Hill undated


Forest Knolls (Woodland Avenue and Stanyan Street, proposed apartment building)


Forest Lodge 1955


Foresters' Hall 1879


Foresters of America 1880-1937


Fort Funston 1962


Fort Mason 1960-1986, undated


Fort Mason Foundation 1979


Fort Point 1955, undated


Fort Point Museum Association 1967-1995, undated


Fort Point and Presidio Historical Association 1996


Fort Winfield Scott 1916


Fortnightly Club of San Francisco 1903-1914


Foundation for Community Cable Television 1984


Foundation for San Francisco's Architectural Heritage 1973-1991, undated


Fountain Social Club 1882


Fourteenth Street undated


Fourth Congregational Church (Green Street Congregational Church) 1881-1891


Fox Plaza undated


Francesca Relief Society circa 1898


Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart 1966


Francisco Heights 1936


Frank McCoppin School 1939


Franklin Hospital 1948-circa 1962


Franklin Light Infantry 1874


Fraternal Order of Eagles 1930


Free Society undated




General 1852-1876

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

California Chapter, No. 5 1888-1912

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

California Lodge, No. 1 1888

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Fidelity Lodge, No. 120 1904, 1950

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Golden Gate Lodge, No. 30


Islam Temple 1903-1941

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

King Solomon's Lodge, No. 260 1923-1928

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Mission Chapter, No. 79 1909

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Occidental Lodge, No. 22 1916-1922, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Oriental Lodge, No. 144 1864-1893, 1960-1985

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Pacific Lodge, No. 136 1880

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Parnassus-Presidio Lodge, No. 388 1970

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Past Masters' Association 1888

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Presidio Lodge, No. 354 1922-1925, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Prince Hall Grand Lodge 1955-1966

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scottish Rite Bodies 1911-1923, 1950

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Starr King Lodge, No. 344 1951-1960

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Freemind Film Programmers (Mental states and social disorders film series) undated


Freien Deutschen Gemeinde 1879


French American Bilingual School 1972, undated


French Hospital 1957-1977, undated


French in San Francisco 1872-circa 1910, 1972


French Mutual Benevolent Society circa 1850-1927


Friday Fortnightly Dancing Club 1897-1906


Friends of Candlestick Point, Inc. 1980s


Friends of Recreation & Parks 1972-1984


Friends of the San Francisco Public Library 1953-1983, undated


Friends of the Schola Cantorum circa 1952


Fromm Institute 1983-1986


Fugazi Auditorium circa 1937




Gaelic Dancing Club 1919


Galeria de la Raza 1974


Galileo High School (Galileo Adult School) 1925, 1967


Galileo-Marina Community College Center 1975


Galleria at Crocker Center 1983


Garden City M. & S. Club 1884


Garden of Friendship for Little Folk 1976


Garden Hospital, Jerd Sullivan Rehabilitation Center


Garfield Monument Association 1881


Garfield School 1910


Gartland Apartments (495 Valencia Street) undated


Gay and Lesbian Historical Society undated


Gay Games 1982-1986


Gaylord Hotel (620 Jones Street) 1982


General Federation of Women's Clubs 1912


Geneva Athletic Club 1916


Geographical Society of the Pacific, The 1893


George Christopher Recreation Center 1971


George Washington High School circa 1936


German Dragoons 1876-1879


German General Benevolent Society 1859-1909, undated


German Grand Opera Company 1931


German Hospital 1878-1913


German House 1908-1916


German Relief Bazaar 1916


German School of San Francisco undated


German Rifles 1875-1876


Germans in San Francisco 1875, 1916, undated


Gesanverein Arion 1883


Ghirardelli Square 1964-1982, undated


Girls Club undated


Girl's High School 1867-1916, 1979


Gjoa (Ship) 1969-1972, undated


Glacier Figure Skating Club 1939


Gladys Street 1981


Glen Park District 1980


Globe Hotel School and Women's Union Mission to Chinese Women and Children 1889


Goat Island (Yerba Buena Island) 1908


Goethe Festival 1949


Goethe Institute 1972-1985


Goethe-Schiller Monument Association 1895


Gold Research Institute 1980


Golden Gate Bridge 1933-1987

Physical Description: 1.0 boxes

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District undated


Golden Gate College 1926-1927, 1965, undated


Golden Gate Commandery Hall


Golden Gate Hall 1894


Golden Gate International Exposition (GGIE)




Guide Books 1939-1940

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Maps 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Newspaper clippings 1939-1940

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Pamphlets, brochures 1937-1940

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Press releases 1938-1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Treasure Island illustrated article 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Miscellaneous 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Architecture and fine arts


Architecture 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Fine arts--General 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Fine arts--Catalogs 1939-1940

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Murals--Diego Rivera, Miguel Covarrubias 1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Photography, film 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Events and shows




Calendars, including newsletter Round Up 1939-1940

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Musical performances, concerts 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Special event days 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder



Billy Rose's Aquacade, Ice Follies 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Cavalcade of the Golden West; America! Cavalcade of a Nation 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Dog, horse, and livestock 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Folies Bergere, Ziegfield Follies, Elysium, Sally Rand, Fan Dancers 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Gayway--Hydrosphere and Pirates' Treasure 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Plays, variety, vaudeville, magicians 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Salici's Puppets 1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Issue Greater Show News on GGIE 1939 July

Physical Description: 1.0 folder



General 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Parking permits, concessionaire and press passes 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Rules for concessionaires, exhibit space rates, etc. 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Airlines 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Automobiles 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Banks 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Educational, health 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Home and garden 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Petroleum industry 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Railroads 1938-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Miscellaneous industries


Recreation, including sports events 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Religious 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Science and communication 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

United States government 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Exhibits--International and state


International Pavilions


Brazil, Ecuador, Peru 1938-1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

British Columbia 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Chinese Village 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Estonia, Holland, Italy, Norway, Russia 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Japanese Pavilion 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Miscellaneous international




California brochures 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

County brochures 1939-1940

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Mission Trails Building 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

San Francisco brochures 1938-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

State brochures 1939

Physical Description: 1.0 folder





Coffee, including Colombian and Brazilian pavilions, Hills Bros. 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Fruits, vegetables 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Meat, dairy 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Wine, tobacco 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Miscellaneous 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder



Clubs, including Treasure Island Women's Club, Island Club, Yerba Buena Club 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Menus 1939-1940

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Napkins, matchbooks 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Souvenirs and tickets


Invitations, tickets to special events 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Postcards 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Souvenirs, including buttons, seals, pins, coins, etc. 1939-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Tickets 1939-1940

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Golden Gate Kennel Club 1920


Golden Gate Kindergarten Association 1959-1998, undated


Golden Gate National Park Association 1992


Golden Gate Park 1888-1987, undated

Physical Description: 8.0 folders

Golden Gate Park Band 1916-1975


Golden Gate Performing Arts 1984


Golden Gate Spiritualist Church 1969


Golden Gate Theatre undated


Golden Gate Trade and Maritime Festival 1953, undated


Golden Gateway Center circa 1960-1978


Golden Hinde Welcome Committee


Good Government Club of San Francisco


Good Templars of San Francisco


Goodman Building (1117 Geary Street) 1974


Goodwill Industries of San Francisco 1935-1974, undated


Gough Street residence (2000) 1977


Gourmet Gala 1980-1991


Gourmet Gala Game 1986


Grace Cathedral 1876-1984, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Grace Church 1852-1884


Grace Darling Hospital Association undated


Grace Methodist Episcopal Church 1878-circa 1920


Grand Aerie 1911 Committee, F.O.E. 1911


Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) 1880-1913, undated


Grand Foot Race undated


Grand National Livestock Exposition 1941-1974, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Grand National Junior Livestock Exposition 1938-1958


Grand Opera House 1878-1906

Physical Description: 4.0 folders

Grant School 1945


Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, Golden Gate Lodge No. 2007 undated


Grapestake Gallery 1981


Great Books Foundation 1953, undated


Great Eastern (Ship) 1982


Great Highway 1929


Greater California League 1922


Greater San Francisco Speedway Association 1922


Greeks in San Francisco 1961-1970


Green Hill Tower (1070 Green Street) undated


Green Room Club of Cow Hollow 1940


Green's Eye Hospital undated


Greenwich Street School 1885


Grill Club 1915


Grocery Clerks Union Local 648 1955, undated


Gross-Pacific Sangerbundes (United German Singing Societies of California, Oregon and Washington) 1930


Group, The, Grass Roots Outreach to Underprivileged People 1973


Guadalupe Athletic Club


Guardian Club 1931


Guardsmen 1961-1966


Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. circa 1940-1955




Haas-Lilienthal House (2007 Franklin Street) 1964-1974, undated


Hahnemann Hospital Aid Association circa 1889


Hahnemann Hospital College 1889-1897


Hahnemann Medical College of the Pacific 1902-1916


Haight-Ashbury Center for Alcohol Problems undated


Haight-Ashbury District 1868, 1967-1988


Haight-Ashbury Medical Clinic 1968


Hall of Justice 1961


Hallidie Building (130 Sutter Street) 1974, undated


Hamilton (Community residence apartments, 631 O'Farrell Street) undated


Hamilton Grammar School 1883


Handel and Haydn Society 1862-1884


Harbor Day 1929-1945


Harbor Master 1854


Harkness Community Hospital and Medical Center circa 1963


Harmonic Society 1857


Hart House String Quartet 1936


Harvard Club of San Francisco 1886, 1955-1987, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Harvey Milk Archives Newsletter


Harvey Milk Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club 1982


Hastings College of the Law 1885-1978


Hastings Debating Society 1882


Hayes' Park Pavilion 1860, undated


Hayes Valley 1978-1982


Hayes Valley Grammar School 1871


Heller residence (2020 Jackson Street) 1987


Helpers of the Holy Souls 1910-1922


Henry George School of Social Science 1953-1979, undated


Henry Ohloff House (Alcohol recovery program) 1960-1974


Her Majesty's Opera Company 1878


Hetch Hetchy Project 1923-1932


Higher Publicity League of San Francisco 1926-1927


Hillcrest Club 1927


Himalayan Academy undated


Historical landmarks undated


Ho Low Kong Tong undated


Holbrook Building undated


Holladay and Flint (Panama ship)


Holly Courts circa 1944


Holy Cross High School 1944


Holy Cross Parish Hall 1964


Holy Name Roman Catholic Church 1940


Holy Trinity Cathedral undated


Holy Virgin Community of San Francisco, Inc. 1977






Hong Fook Services (Bilingual drug rehabilitation program) undated


Hong Hai Suen undated


Honorary Board of Filipino Commissioners undated


Hoover University of Physical Culture 1899-1901


Horace Mann School 1905


Horse shows 1894-1935, undated


Hospitality Hall 1874


Hostess House, U.S. Naval Training and Distribution Center, Treasure Island circa 1943


Hotaling Stables


House Cleaning Day circa 1907


Housing Authority of the City and County of San Francisco 1941-1942


Howard Engine Company, No. 3 undated


Howard Literary Association circa 1871


Howard Presbyterian Church 1868-1902


Howard Street Methodist Episcopal Church 1884-1911


Howard Street Presbyterian Sunday School 1890


Humboldt Association 1874


Humboldt Evening High School 1908-1917


Hunters Point Shipyard businesses/Triple A Shipyards




IDSA Sensorium 1966


Iceland (Ice skating and ice hockey) 1928


Ikebana International 1970


Illinois Society of San Francisco 1915


Immigration Association of California 1884, undated


Immortality House circa 1968


Imperial German Consulate 1917


Imperial Japanese Training Squadron 1927-1929


Imperial Russian Squadron circa 1863-1866


Improved Order of Red Men 1854-1900


Ina Coolbrith Circle 1927, 1964-1981


Income-Tax List 1865-1866


Independent Order of B'nai B'rith 1894


Independent Order of Foresters 1900, undated


Independent Order of Odd Fellows


General 1874-1923

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Germania Lodge, No. 116 undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Golden Gate Lodge, No. 204 1907

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Golden West Lodge, No. 322 circa 1910, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Harmony Lodge, No. 13 1860

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Pacific Lodge, No. 155 1873

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Parker Lodge, No. 124 undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Rebeka Lodge, No. 1 1945-1987

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Templar Lodge, No. 17 1873

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Veteran Odd Fellows undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Independent Order of Red Men 1872-1902, circa 1950


Independent National Guard 1858-1859


Independent Progressive Party 1952-1954


Industrial Fair Building 1868


Infant Shelter 1905-1951

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Influenza 1918-1919, undated


Ingham Dramatic Club 1882


Ingleside Terraces Homes Association 1943


Inner-City Methodist Churches 1965


Institute of Business Designers 1981


Institute for Contemporary Studies (Tenth anniversary dinner)


Institute for Fund Raising 1977


Institute for Historical Study 1982, undated


Institute Lanfranco (Language teaching, translating, and interpreting service) undated


Institute for Noetic Studies 1980


Inter-American House 1943, undated


Inter-Fraternal Council 1948


International Association Marble Cutters and Finishers, Local No. 38 circa 1908-1914


International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local No. 283 1901-1903


International Building 1962


International Center undated


International Club of Cosmetology undated


International Conference of Women 1915


International Congress of the Historical Sciences 1975


International Fair of San Francisco 1960


International Hospitality Center of the Bay Area 1953-1968, undated


International Institute 1950, undated


International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union circa 1938-1953


International Order of Good Templars 1875


International Order of Machinists 1903, 1938


International Pageant 1932


International Rugby Football 1909


International Settlement, Latin Quarter


International Tug-of-War 1916


International Typographical Union, San Francisco Progressive Club 1953


International Union of the United Brewery Workmen of America 1905-1918


International Workers' Defense League 1917


International Workmens' Association 1871


Intersection (Non-profit, San Francisco community calendar) 1979


Interstate Route 280 Southern Freeway Extension Opening Ceremonies 1966


Invest in America Week 1956


Ireland Fund 1980


Irish in San Francisco 1983, undated


Iroquois Club 1887


Irving Hall circa 1888-1891


Irving Institute 1889-1891


Irwin Memorial Blood Bank 1949-1991


Islam Temple Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine 1899-1932


Italia & Virtus Club 1920


Italian Chamber of Commerce 1903-1927


Italians in San Francisco 1915-1939, undated


Italy America Society 1927


Ivy Social Club 1872-1876


Jackson Square 1957-1968


James D. Phelan Awards 1961


Jane Parker (Ship) 1874


Japan Society of America 1906-1923


Japan Society of San Francisco 1915-1962


Japanese American Citizens League 1941-1976


Japanese in San Francisco 1913-1960, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Japanese Peace Conference 1951


Japantown/Japan Center 1970-1979, undated


Jean Parker School 1911


Jeremiah O'Brien (Ship) 1980-1984


Jewelers' Local No. 36 1945


Jewish Chautauqua Society 1911


Jewish Community Center 1968


Jewish Immigrant Society 1916, undated


Jewish Museum


Jewish National Welfare Fund of San Francisco


John Garth School of Art


John McLaren Park 1927


John McLaren Society 1971, undated


John Muir Adult Apartments undated


John Swett Grammar School 1912, undated


Joint Action Committee, Port of San Francisco 1940s


Joseph Dee Museum of Photography 1984-1986


Josephine D. Randall Junior Museum 1966-1971


Julian Theatre ( The Biko Inquest) 1979


July 4th 1861-1942


Junior Chamber International (Annual meeting) 1953


Junior League of San Francisco 1915-1973

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Junior Order of American United Mechanics, Abraham Lincoln Council, No. 2 1914




KALW (Radio station) 1984


Kappa Kappa Gamma 1953


Kate Frisbee (Ship) 1945


Katherine Delmar Burke School 1975


Kay Tsenin's Annual Russian Easter Feast 1996


KCBS (Radio station) 1975, 1977


Keneseth Israel 1921, undated




Kindergartens 1886-1888


KKHI (Radio station) 1971

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Knickerbocker Engine Company, No. 5 1861


Knickerbocker Male Quartette circa 1908


Knights of Columbus 1919-1952, undated


Knights of Columbus, San Francisco Council No. 615 undated


Knights of Honor 1882-circa 1910


Knights of the Maccabees undated


Knights of Pythias 1890-1906, undated


Knights of Saint John Gala III 1991


Knights of Saint Patrick 1912-1922


Knights of Rose Croix, California Chapter 1932


Knights Templar 1860-1950, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Kong Chow Benevolent Association 1954-1964


KPOO (Radio station) 1978, undated


Kremlin Opening Soiree 1852


Ku Klux Klan 1925


La Casa de Alternativas undated


La Sauvegarde de L'Art Francais (American Foundation for the Safeguard of French Art) 1920s


Ladies' Seamens' Friend Society 1880-1897, undated


Ladies' Silk Culture Society


Laguna Honda Home 1954


Laguna survey 1847


Lake Merced Neighborhood Organization undated


Lambda Sigma Pi 1948


Lamplighters 1963-1988


Landlord and tenant's protective record 1881


Land's End Camp 1994


Larkin Street Youth Center undated


Late Watch 1940


Laubach Literacy, Inc. 1968


Laurel Hall Association 1887


Laurel Hall Club 1916


Laurel Hill undated


Laurel Hill Cemetery 1860-1972


Laurel Hill Cemetery Association 1903-1917, 1936, 1998, undated


Laurel Hill Nursery School 1972


Lawyers' Club of San Francisco 1947-1970s


League of American Wheelmen circa 1880-1887


League of Cross Cadets 1913-1921


League for Supreme Court Independence 1937


League of Western Writers, San Francisco Chapter 1932


League of Women Voters 1953-1962


Lebanon Presbyterian Church 1929


Legal Advisory Board 1917-1918


Legal Aid Society of San Francisco 1941-1965


Legion of the West, Tropic Lodge No. 5 1886


Leif Erikson Memorial Committee (Scandinavian Civic League) circa 1935


Lesbian/Gay Freedom Day 1981-1987


Letter carriers (U.S. postal workers) 1887-1925


Letterman Army Hospital 1919, 1951


Libertarian Party of San Francisco 1979, undated


Liberty Bell 1915


Liberty Hill Historic District 1982


Liberty Social Club 1870


Liberty Street Historic District 1978-1988


Liberty Terrace undated


Lick-Wilmerding High School 1945-1988


Liederkranz 1879-1882


Lighthouse for the Blind


Ligue Henri IV 1907


Lincoln Association 1883


Lincoln Evening School 1891


Lincoln Grammar School Association 1908-1963


Lincoln Grammar School 1865-1906


Lincoln Monument League 1898


Lincoln Park 1925


Lincoln University 1962


Lindbergh Reception Committee undated


Literary Anniversary Club 1943-1945


Literary Landmarks of San Francisco


Little Symphony Orchestra of San Francisco 1957


Lobos Creek 1976-1989


London Week 1959


Longfellow Literary & Debating Society 1882


Loring Club 1876-1946


Longshore Lumbermen's Protective Association 1880, undated


Love Pageant Rally (Allen Cohen's Prophecy of a Declaration of Independence) 1966


Low Income Housing Fund undated


Lowell Association 1939-1945, 1992


Loyal Order of Moose, San Francisco Lodge, No. 26 1925


Lutheran Church of Our Savior 1948


Lux Electronics Laboratory, Polytechnic High School 1957, undated


Lux School of Industrial Training 1914-1932


Lycee Francais 1979


Lyceum Stock Co. 1905


Lydia (Ship) 1980




Macondray Players circa 1929


Macondria Theatre 1937


Macworld Exposition


Madness Network News, Inc. (Mental health newspaper) 1977-1978


Maennerbund Hall (24th Street and Potrero Avenue)


Magnolia Club 1897


Maiden Lane 1974-1996, undated


Make a Circus 1975


Malolo (Ship) 1929


Manila Post, No. 58, Army of the Philipines, Cuba and Puerto Rico 1914


Manufacturers Association of California circa 1884


Mardi Gras Association 1885


Marian Center 1964


Marijuana undated


Marina District 1983-1986, undated


Marine Exchange 1950


Marion Rifles 1852


Maritime Humanities Center 1980-1984, undated


Mark Hopkins Institute of Art 1893-1901


Market Portola Thoroughfare 1954


Market Street Development Project 1970-1973


Market Street Railway Co. 1895, 1944, undated


Marshall Hale Memorial Hospital 1979


Martin Luther Tower and Urban Life Building undated


Mary's Help Hospital 1915-1922, 1960


Master Furniture Guild, Local 1285 1952


Matson Building


Matthews List of Ships in San Francisco Harbor on September 9, 1850 undated


May Day Festival 1929-1937


May Festival circa 1878


Mayor's office


McAlister Buick, Inc. (General Motors Motorama of 1955)


McKinley Memorial Monument 1903


Media Alliance 1978-1981


Medical Research Institute, California Pacific Medical Center


Medicine (Practice) 1875


Mechanics' Institute 1869-1922, 1954-1968


Mechanics' Institute Fairs 1858-1887, undated


Mechanics' Pavilion 1872-1903


Medical Bureau to Aid Spanish Democracy 1939


Memorial Day 1895-1948


Memorial Exercises for the Officers of the Samoan Clipper 1938


Mendocino Society of San Francisco 1926


Mercantile Library Association 1854-1893

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Mercantile Library Hall 1869


Merchandise licenses


Merchants' Association 1895-1911


Merchants Club 1882


Merchants' Exchange of San Francisco, The 1901


Merchants' Exchange Building undated


Merola Memorial Fund 1962


Metropolitan Club 1970


Metropolitan Hall 1885


Metropolitan Temple 1893-circa 1899


Mexican Museum 1978


Milkmen's Mutual Aid Association 1880


Military Order of the World War 1822


Mills Building (220 Montgomery Street) 1961


Mills Club of San Francisco


Mime troupes 1979, undated


Minetti Orchestra 1904-1932


Mining Exchange Building (350 Bush Street) 1983


Minute Men of '42 1942


Miracle, The (staged by Max Reinhardt) 1927


Miranda Lux Foundation 1983-1987


Miss Blanchard's School for Girls 1913


Miss Burke's School 1917-1951


Miss Hamlin's School 1918


Miss Lake's School 1888-1895


Miss Owen's School undated


Miss West's School for Girls 1897-1910


Misses Shean Dancing Academy 1902


Mission Bay San Francisco 1983


Mission Childcare Consortium 1983


Mission Community Legal Defense, Inc. 1983


Mission Creek 1983


Mission Cultural Center 1979, 1981, undated


Mission District 1979-1995


Mission Dolores (Mission San Francisco De Asis) 1855, 1939-1992


Mission High School 1916, undated


Mission Mental Health Center 1977


Mission Miracle Mile Celebration 1951


Mission Neighborhood Health Center undated


Mission Parlor Socials 1872


Mission Promotion Association 1908-1909


Mission Rebels in Action, Inc. (Youthquake Festival) undated


Mission Street Merchant's Association 1950


Mission Theatre 1922


Mission Whist Club 1913


Mission Youth Project 1979


Mizpah Club


Molokans 1973


Monadnock building undated


Montage, Ltd. 1977


Montaire 1991


Montgomery Block 1958-1959


Montgomery Block Society 1947


Monumental Engine Co., No. 6 1861


Monuments 1984-1985


Moon Festival 1956


Morrison Planetarium 1952-1973


Morton Hospital circa 1927


Moscone Center 1981-1982


Moss Flats Building (1626 Great Highway) 1967-1982


Motherhood Educational Society 1916


Mother's Milk Bank, Inc. 1955


Mother's Day 1930-1938


Mother's Guide 1952


Motion pictures 1982-1985


Mount Davidson sunrise Easter service 1923-1977

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Mt. Olympus 1981


Mt. Sutro circa 1982


Mount Zion Hospital 1912-1979


Mount Zion Hospital Association 1896


Movies Ball 1927


Mrs. Harriet A. Fay Richards' Schools 1916-1918


Multi-Image Showcase undated


Municipal Band Concerts


Municipal Employees' Executive Association 1953


Municipal Organ 1917-1922


Municipal Theatre undated


Museo Italo Americano 1980-1984, undated


Music and Arts Institute of San Francisco 1952


Music by the Bay 1979


Music Week 1923-1930


Musical Association of San Francisco 1911-1917


Music Lovers Society 1940-1947


Musical performers 1970s


Musical programs 1864-1898


Mycological Society of San Francisco undated


Myrtle Social Club 1885


Mystics 1895




Nash Concerts 1915-1916


National Affiliated Chiropractors of California, Inc., San Francisco Branch 1937


National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, San Francisco Branch 1925, 1971


National Association of Railway Business Women 1963


National Association of Real Estate Boards, Fifteenth Annual Convention


National Athletic Club 1897-1899


National Conference on Women and the Law (Golden Gate University School of Law) 1980


National Council for Prevention of War 1926


National Defense League 1939, undated


National Education Association, World Conference on Education 1923


National Education Association conventions 1939


National Education Association Reception Concert 1888


National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (San Francisco's Celebration the President's Birthday Ball)


National Hall 1949


National High School Oratorical Contest 1958


National Lancers 1853


National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco Bay Area chapter 1979


National League of American Pen Women, San Francisco Branch 1938


National Liberal Immigration League, California Branch undated


National Maritime Day 1961


National Office Management Association, San Francisco chapter


National Pure Food Exposition of the Retail Grocers Association of San Francisco undated


National Service Training School 1916


National Singles Expo 1979


National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in California 1929-1965

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

National Trust for Historic Preservation, Western Regional Office 1962-1978


National-Union Greenback Labor Party undated


Nationals 1880-1915, undated


Native Daughters of the Golden West 1898-1917, circa 1965


Native Sons of the Golden West 1884-1982, undated

Physical Description: 12.0 folders

Nature Conservancy undated


Naval Port Guard undated


Naval Reserve Force Ball 1920


Navy League, San Francisco Chapter, Women's Section 1917


Navy-Marine Corps-Coast Guard Museum undated


Needlework Guild of America, San Francisco Branch 1905


Neighborhood Arts Program, S.F. Arts Commission undated


Neighborhood Arts Theatre undated


Nemesis Club 1878


New College of California 1978


New Earth Exposition 1980


New England Association of California undated


New Pavilion Skating Club 1871


New School for Democratic Management 1970s


Nickel in the Slot Machines undated


Night clubs 1964


Nihonmachi Community Development Corporation undated


Nob Hill Association


Nob Hill District 1975-1980


Noe Street 1981


Noe Valley District 1979-1980


Noe Valley Merchants undated


Non-traditional child-rearing 1970s


North Beach District 1978-1996


North Beach Evening High School 1912-1914


North Beach Merchants Association undated


North Beach Museum undated


North Beach Promotion Association 1912-1913


North of Market Planning Coalition 1984-1985


North Beach Merchants Association


Northern California Service League undated


Notre Dame Des Victoires 1900-1922, 1956

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Notre Dame High School 1944-1978


Novo Club 1936


Nuclear threat to San Francisco 1982


Nucleus Literary Club 1868




Oak Street, 1218 (Mish House) undated


Occidental Social Club 1867


Ocean Avenue Merchants Association


Ocean Beach Esplanade circa 1915


Ocean Shore Railroad


Oceanic Society, San Francisco Bay Chapter 1977-1980, undated


Octagon houses 1861, 1907, 1945-1984


Odd Fellows' Cemetery Association 1865-1883, undated


Office of Civilian Defense, Guide to the New Dimout Regulations 1943


Office of the County Clerk


Official Committee for the Reception of the Fleet 1908


Official Committee for the Reception of General John J. Pershing


Ohabai Shalom 1874


Ohio (Battleship) 1901


Ohr Torah Congregation


Okagesama (80th Anniversary Buddhist Church of San Francisco)


Old Mint 1973


Old San Francisco Waterfront Fair 1973


Old St. Mary's Housing Committee (Renters' rights)


Old Time Athletes' Association 1951-1952


Olivet Congregational Church circa 1900-1910


Olympic Club 1867-1960, 1960

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

One Act Theatre Company of San Francisco 1980


One Eleven Sutter building undated


O'Neill Sisters (Dance instructors) 1935


Opera House and Art Building Association 1870


Opera Plaza 1982


Operation Concern (Closet Ball)


Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (Job placement) undated


Orchestral Union 1886


Order of American Orangemen 1883


Order of the Eastern Star 1890-1923


Organization for Business, Education and Community Advancement/Arriba Juntos 1983


Organizations (Directories of professional, religious, social and historical organizations) 1944


Oriental Literary and Social Club 1872-1874


Orpheus Instrumental Club 1887


Orphan's benefit 1852


Our Neighbors Sons' Social Club 1891


Outdoor Art League 1909


Outdoor Christmas Tree Association of California 1931


Owners & Lessees Apartment House Association, Inc. 1940




Pacific Avenue, 2083 1988


Pacific Ballet 1963


Pacific Club 1857-1886


Pacific Coast Amateur Photographic Association 1890, undated


Pacific Coast Association Native Sons of Vermont 1898


Pacific Coast Association of the Heirs of Anneke Jans Bogardus 1896-1926


Pacific Coast Blood Horse Association 1892


Pacific Coast Congress Against War and Fascism 1935


Pacific Coast Electrical Exposition 1910


Pacific Coast Fresco Painters' Union 1891


Pacific Coast Grand Opera Co. 1912


Pacific Coast Jockey Club 1895-1898, 1979, undated


Pacific Coast Unitarian-Universalist Biennial Conventions 1962


Pacific Coast War Cry (Newspaper of the Salvation Army) 1891


Pacific Coast Women's Press Association 1935


Pacific Cycling Club undated


Pacific Edgewater Club circa 1928


Pacific Festival 1959


Pacific Foreign Trade and Travel Exposition 1927


Pacific Hall 1870-1872, undated


Pacific Hebrew Orphan Asylum and Home 1871-1898


Pacific Heights District 1979-1984


Pacific Heights Neighborhood Council


Pacific Heights Residents Association 1985


Pacific Heights School 1895, 1932


Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association 1922-1936


Pacific Interurban Clinical Club 1952


Pacific Jockey Club 1874-1875


Pacific Medical Center 1973


Pacific Musical Society 1912-1983


Pacific Opera Company 1930-1950


Pacific Philatelic Society 1892-circa 1921


Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center 1960-1986


Pacific Radio Exposition 1925


Pacific Region Association of Alternative Schools 1978


Pacific Repertory Players undated


Pacific Rescue Home Association for Erring Women 1889


Pacific Rowing Association 1883


Pacific Social Club 1869-1870


Pacific States Crafts Fair 1979


Pacific States Lawn Tennis Association 1890


Pacific Stock Exchange 1982


Pacific Street (between Battery and Montgomery) 1968


Pacific Total Abstinence and Benevolent Society 1874


Pacific Union Club 1890-1998

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Page Street 1978-1984


Paige Motor Car Company Building (1699 Van Ness Avenue) 1982


Palace of Fine Arts 1915-1920, 1964-1979

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Palace of Fine Arts League, Inc. 1972


Pan American Medical Association, San Francisco chapter undated


Pan American Society of San Francisco 1939-1983


Panama-Pacific Dental Congress 1915


Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE)


Administrative materials


Board of Directors, meeting notices 1912-1914

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Congresses, conferences and conventions 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

PPIE Company vs. PPIE Commission of the State of California 1918

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Planning, pre 1915 1910-1913, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Promotional brochures, facts about PPIE 1912-1914, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Rules and regulations, Division of Works 1913

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Rules and Regulations, Division of Exhibits 1913-1914

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Woman's Board of the Panama Pacific International Exposition 1913-1914




Calendar 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Closing day, post Exposition 1915 December

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Concerts 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Equestrian events, yacht races, etc. 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Ground breaking ceremonies 1911, 1914

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Invitations 1914-1916

Physical Description: 6.0 folders

Miscellaneous events, special days 1914-1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Opening day 1915 February 20

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Opening of Exposition Auditorium 1915 January

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Testimonial dinner for Charles C. Moore, president of PPIE 1916 January 5

Physical Description: 1.0 folder



Catalogues 1913-1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Companies and corporations 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Department of Fine Arts 1915, 1965

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Department of Liberal Arts 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

French Pavilion 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

International exhibits 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Liberty Bell 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Miscellaneous exhibits 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Panama Canal 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

State and county exhibits 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

United States government exhibits 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Publications on PPIE


Announcement of publication of Todd's The Story of the Exposition 1921

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Miscellaneous articles 1914-1915, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Newspaper clippings 1983-1984

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Report, "A Resume of the PPIE and its Relation to Other World Expositions." San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Research Department 1933 May

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Sunset articles 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Tickets and souvenirs


Admission tickets, permits 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Coupon books 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Guides, PPIE 1915

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Guides, San Francisco 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Maps 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Postcards 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Poster stamps 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Poster stamp albums 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Programs 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scrapbook 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Souvenir writing tablet 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Souvenirs, miscellaneous 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Tower of Jewels, certificate of purchase for one certified jewel 1915

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Souvenir View Books 1914-1915

Physical Description: 2.0 boxes

PANoRAMA (Bread company)


Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo 1885


Panorama of the Siege of Paris 1898


Paper Carnival 1886


Paper Industry Management Association (41st annual convention)


Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)


Paris International Schools, Ltd. 1955


Paris Symphony Orchestra 1918


Park-Presidio United Church 1953


Parkside District undated


Parrott Building (Montgomery and California) 1959, undated


Pavilion (Union Square) 1869


Peace Corps (San Francisco office) 1978


Pennsylvania Fire Company No. 12 1859-1866, undated


People for Open Space 1978-1985


People to People


People's Cultural Center 1970s


Peoples Law School 1970s


People's Liberal Church 1918


People's Philharmonic Association of San Francisco 1914-1916


People's Symphony of San Francisco 1923-1945


People's Place 1913


Peotry events 1970s


Peters-Wright School of Dancing circa 1934, undated


Petit Trianon, Le (3800 Washington Street) circa 1978-1982


Philalethic Society 1870


Philathea 1915


Philetheia Club 1934


Philharmonic Society of San Francisco 1892


Philomath Club 1900-1903


Pianists' Club 1896


Pier 39 1979-1985


Pilgrim Sunday School 1875-1878


Pinehurst Lodge (Salvation Army's Women's Residence) 1991


Ping Yuen Housing Project 1952-1961


Pinkerton's Protective Patrol 1910


Pioneer Dental Association of California 1938


Pioneer Hall 1886


Pioneer Radio Club of the Golden West 1939


Pioneer Rowing Club 1891


Pisco punch


Plague 1900-1908


Planetree Health Resource Center 1982-1983, undated


Planned Parenthood Association of San Francisco 1966


Planning & Conservation League 1960s


Platt's Hall 1869-1873


Players Club of San Francisco 1919-1949


Players' Guild of San Francisco 1925-1930


Playground Association of California 1910


Playgrounds 1902


Playhouse Repertory Company 1953-1957


Playland 1979, undated


Plymouth Congregational Church 1887-1897


Pocket Opera Company 1980


Poets of the Pacific 1948


Point Bonita Lighthouse 1980-1985


Police Activities League 1970, undated


Polish Arts and Culture Foundation 1984-1999


Polk Pastime Club 1917


Poll tax 1855-1902


Polytechnic High School 1897-1938


Port of San Francisco Multiport


Port of San Francisco, sailing list and shipping guide 1922


Portola Festival 1909-1913, 1948

Physical Description: 4.0 folders

Portola Trek 1948


Portsmouth Social Club circa 1852


Portsmouth Square (Portsmouth Plaza) 1916-1919, 1959-1960, 1992


Post Arms Apartments


Post Office clerks 1902-1903


Potrero Folk Day and Celebration of Ground Breaking for Potrero Hill Housing Project 1939


Potrero Hill 1972-1983


Potrero Hill Neighborhood House 1977


Potter School 1916-1917


Preparedness Day Parade 1916


Presidents Assembly (Women's Club) 1930


Presidio Army Museum 1978-1984, undated


Presidio Hill School undated


Presidio of San Francisco 1904-1999

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Presidio Society


Presidio Terrace undated


Press Club of San Francisco 1896-1911, 1963, undated

Physical Description: 4.0 folders

Pride Center undated


Private Industry Council of San Francisco 1984-1993


Private schools 1952


Prohibition era night clubs circa 1930s


Prometheus (Ship) 1851


Prostitution 1983-1996


Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California 1901


Protestant Episcopal Old Ladies' Home 1891-1903, 1945-1964


Public proclamations No. 9, No. 10, No. 12, No. 19 (U.S. Army) 1942-1943


Public schools 1865-1958, 1982, undated


Public Schools Week 1950-1958


Public Spirit Club of San Francisco 1924


Puppetry undated


Pythian Sisters circa 1921-1925




Quarterly Cotillion Club 1894


Queen City Minstrel Club 1884


Radcliffe Club of San Francisco 1966




Raffles 1870-1878


Railroad Athletic Club 1914-1917


Railroad monopoly 1894


Ramabai Association of the Pacific Coast 1888


Raymond Excursion Party


Reading Room and Library for the Blind undated


Real estate 1890, 1952


Real Estate Association of San Francisco, Inc. 1951


Recreation for the Blind, Inc. 1954


Recreation League of San Francisco


Redwood Empire Day 1936


Reginald Travers Theatre Enterprises 1929


Repertory Company #9 (Theater company) undated


Republican Party 1865-1981, undated

Physical Description: 13.0 folders

Republican Party, National Convention 1956, 1964


Retail Department Store Employees' Union, Local No. 1100 1937-1956


Retailers' Protective Association


Retired Senior Volunteer Program of the United Jewish Community Centers


Reunion Club 1886


Rice's Orchestra (Steimke Hall)


Richmond District 1977-1983


Rides for Bay Area Commuter, Inc. 1984


Riggers' and Stevedores' Union 1907


Rincon Annex murals 1978


Rincon Hill 1913-1921, 1977-1983


Rincons circa 1926


Ripley "Believe it or Not" Museum 1967


River Chief (Ship) 1973


R.L. Goldberg Building (182-198 Gough) 1976


Robert Burns Football Club 1912


Roblin Art Pottery undated


Rochambeau School 1917-1919


Roller Derby 1941


Roosevelt Inaugural Dinner Dance 1937


Rose Resnick Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired 1992


Rosedale Club 1887


Rose-Page Mini Park 1999


Rosenberg Foundation 1956-1968

Physical Description: 4.0 folders

Rotary Club of San Francisco 1914-1916


Rothschild House (964 Eddy Sreet) 1974


Roxburghe Club 1930, 1952-1973


Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design 1965


Russian American Community Bicentennial Committee (San Francisco Twin Bicenntennial)


Russian-American Institute 1929


Russian Artists Club undated


Russian Convent of Our Lady of Vladimir, Inc. 1993


Russian Hill 1979-1982


Russian Hill Runt 1941


Russian War Relief, Inc. 1944




Sacred Heart Church 1896


Sacramento Street


Sacramento Street Creative Community 1972


Safety Awareness for Everyone (SAFE) 1980


Sailor Union of the Pacific Building 1951


St. Agnes' Church 1910


St. Albans Church 1871


St. Andrew's Society 1870-1879, 1939-1991, undated


St. Anne's Church 1975


St. Anne's Home (Little Sisters of the Poor) 1982, undated


St. Anthony Dining Room 1952-1965


St. Boniface Church 1909, circa 1950, undated


St. Brigid's Church 1963-1980


St. Brigid's Convent School 1908-1909, undated


St. David's Presbyterian Church 1953


St. Dominic's Church 1902, 1940


St. Francis Assembly


St. Francis Community Church (Episcopal) 1932-1933


St. Francis Hook & Ladder Society 1982


St. Francis Memorial Hospital 1925, 1965-1980, undated


St. Francis of Assisi Church 1946-1972


St. Francis Riding Club 1923


St. Francis Square 1971


St. Francis Wood 1912, undated


St. Francis Yacht Club 1955-1981

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

St. Ignatius Church 1886-1972


St. Ignatius College 1872-1930


St. Ignatius High School 1943


St. James Alumni undated


St. James Fair 1866


St. John's Episcopal Church (Church of Saint John the Evangelist) 1896-1914, 1955-1960


St. John's Presbyterian Church 1895-1920, 1954-1955


St. John's Benevolent Society 1864


St. Joseph's Hospital 1916, 1966-1982


St. Luke's Episcopal Church 1873-1891, 1958-1991


St. Luke's Hospital 1876, 1925-1996, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

St. Margaret Girls undated


St. Mary's Cathedral 1962-1999


St. Mary's Church (Old) 1883-1913, 1965-1982


St. Mary's College 1868-1889


St. Mary's College Guild 1939


St. Mary's Hospital circa 1890, 1982, undated


St. Nicholas Club 1855


St. Patrick's Alliance of California, San Francisco Alliance, No. 1 1884


St. Patrick's Day Celebration 1936


St. Paul's Church circa 1930


St. Peter's Episcopal Church 1924-1943, circa 1996


St. Rose Alumnae Association 1965


St. Rose's Church 1939


St. Stephen's Episcopal Mission circa 1875


Saint Thomas Moore Society of San Francisco 1962


Saints Peter and Paul Church 1921


Saints and Sinners


Salesian Fathers 1930


Salvation Army 1901-1983, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folder

San Franciscans for Government Change undated


San Franciscans for Public Power undated


San Francisco--general


San Francisco


Board of Education undated


Board of Supervisors 1880, 1927, 1966-1975, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Charter 1895, 1969-1980

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

City Comptroller's Office circa 1850

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

City flag undated


City Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board 1968-1997

Physical Description: 1.0 box

City Planning Commission 1947


Civil Service Commission undated


County Clerk 1954-1956


Department of City Planning 1948-1969

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Department of Education 1912


Department of Public Pound 1922

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Directory of City and County Officers 1956-1972

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Districts 1977-1986

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Fire Department 1864-1979

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Founding Day 1916-1984

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Guide Books 1905-1965

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Harbor 1920-1981

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Mayor's Office 1924-1933, undated


Office of Housing and Community Development 1983

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Police Department 1890-1969

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Public Defender 1958-1960


Public Utilities Commission 1937


Public Welfare Department undated


Recreation Commission 1939


Recreation and Park Department 1985


Registrar of Voters 1975, undated


Seal 1962, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Tax Collector undated


Water Department 1951, 1985-1994

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

San Francisco Academy of Allied Arts undated


San Francisco Adornment and Improvement Association undated


San Francisco Advertising Club 1921-1953, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

San Francisco African American Historical and Cultural Society 1972


San Francisco AIDS Foundation


San Francisco Animal Control and Welfare Commission 1978


San Francisco Architectural Club 1902, 1961


San Francisco Architectural Heritage 1999


San Francisco Area Committee to Observe the 300th Anniversary of Jewish Settlement in America


San Francisco Art Association


General 1892-1960

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Administrative papers and publications 1867-1961

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Exhibition catalogs circa 1878-1903

Physical Description: 6.0 folders

Invitations and announcements--General 1883-1960

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Invitations and announcements--Mardi Gras (Bal Masque) 1889-1905

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Member tickets 1873-1897

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

SFAA Gallery 1957

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

San Francisco Art Commission 1946-1986, undated


San Francisco Art Institute 1961-1999, undated


General undated


Art Bank undated


Events undated


Exhibits undated


Invitations undated


Photography undated


Programs and sessions undated


San Francisco Association for Mental Health 1967


San Francisco Athletic League 1906


San Francisco Aviation Meet 1911


San Francisco Ballet 1943-1984

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

San Francisco Bar Association 1910


San Francisco Bar Pilots 1939-1972


San Francisco Bay Area Committee for Maritime Unity 1934


San Francisco Bay Area Council


San Francisco Bay Area Gay & Lesbian Historical Society 1985-1988


San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission 1967-1977


San Francisco Bay Project (The Reber Plan) 1948


San Francisco Beautiful 1990, undated


San Francisco Bicycle Club 1878-1886


San Francisco Board of Police Commissioners (Permit to carry concealed a deadly weapon)


San Francisco Book Festival 1982


San Francisco Boys Chorus 1956-1979


San Francisco Boy's Club, Inc. 1930-1940


San Francisco Browning Society 1902, undated


San Francisco Bureau of Governmental Research circa 1924


San Francisco Business College 1903


San Francisco Business Men 1906


San Francisco Business Men's Garden Club 1953


San Francisco Business Show 1922


San Francisco Camerwork 1983


San Francisco Center 1914


San Francisco Center for the Blind 1954-1955


San Francisco Center for Public Education 1979


San Francisco Chamber of Commerce 1898-1976

Physical Description: 5.0 folders

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Construction Industries Section


San Francisco Chapter of the American Institute of Banking 1911


San Francisco Children's Center, The Firehouse Fund undated


San Francisco Choral Society circa 1915


San Francisco Choral Union 1928


San Francisco Cinema Guild 1953


San Francisco City Hall undated


San Francisco Civic Theatre undated


San Francisco Civic Light Opera 1940-1969


San Francisco Civilian War Council 1942-1945, undated


San Francisco Club (Est. 1915) 1918-1923, undated


San Francisco Clearing House undated


San Francisco Club circa 1855


San Francisco College 1857


San Francisco College for Women 1929, undated


San Francisco Commercial Club 1912-1979

Physical Description: 1.0 boxes

San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women 1977-1979


San Francisco Committee to Aid China 1940


San Francisco Committee for the Aid of Russian Disabled Veterans Outside of Russia, Inc. 1959-1964


San Francisco Committee for Isreal's Tenth Anniversary 1958


San Francisco Committee of Vigilance 1851-1856, 1956, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

San Francisco Community College District 1976-1978


San Francisco Community Mental Health Services 1975-1976


San Francisco Community Music Center 1923, 1989-2000


San Francisco Community Service Recreation League


San Francisco Conference to Abolish the United Nations


San Francisco Congress of Mothers and Parent Teacher Association 1925


San Francisco Conservatory of Music 1901, 1932-1984, undated


San Francisco Contemporary Dancers Foundation 1960


San Francisco Control 1944


San Francisco, construction activities 1918


San Francisco Convention & Tourist Bureau 1936-1948


San Francisco Convention & Tourist League 1917-1926, undated


San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau 1938-1983


San Francisco Council of Catholic Women 1921


San Francisco Council of Churches 1980


San Francisco Council Telephone Pioneers 1973


San Francisco County Medical Society 1926-1950


San Francisco County Sunday School Convention 1921


San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum 1997


San Francisco Decorator Showcase 1982-1986


San Francisco Delinquency Prevention Commission undated


San Francisco Dental Society 1980


San Francisco Disaster Council and Corps 1951-1962, undated


San Francisco District Attorney's Office, Consumer Fraud Unit 1977


San Francisco Dramatic Club 1884


San Francisco Early Music Society, Inc. 1979-1980


San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, 1906


General 1906-1915, 1986-1996

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Cartoon postcards 1906

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Chimney inspection 1906-1907

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Directories 1906

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Newspapers 1906

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Newspapers and broadsides from Japan 1906

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Notices and proclamations 1906, 1957

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Passes and authorizations 1906

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Periodicals 1906-1909, 1947-1978

Physical Description: 6.0 folders

Pictorial booklets 1906-1907, 1981

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Refugee shacks 1985-1986

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Relief--General 1906, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Relief--Meal tickets and supply cards 1906, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Survivors 1971-1977

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Tickets dated April 18 (train, events, etc.) 1906

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Visual works 1906


San Francisco Education Fund 1983


San Francisco Engineers 1934


San Francisco Fair & Exposition 1981-1984


San Francisco Federal Music Project undated


San Francisco Federation of Women 1894


San Francisco Female Hospital 1873


San Francisco Festival of Progress 1956


San Francisco Figure Skating Club 1939


San Francisco Flower Show 1952-1960


San Francisco Fly Casting Club 1905-1911


San Francisco Fortyniners 1947


San Francisco Foundation 1951-1983, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

San Francisco Friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee 1964


San Francisco Fusileers 1880-1884


San Francisco Garden Club 1931-1935


San Francisco Gem and Mineral Fair 1954-1970


San Francisco General Hospital 1970s


San Francisco Giants 1959-2010, undated


San Francisco Girl Scouts Council, Inc. 1935


San Francisco Girls Chorus 1983-1990


San Francisco Gold Rush Centennial Committee 1949


San Francisco Golden Era Museum undated


San Francisco Guild for Crippled Children 1954


San Francisco Harmonie 1861-1867


San Francisco Heart Association 1955


San Francisco High School 1859


San Francisco Historic Trolley Festival 1983-1991, undated


San Francisco History Association 1998


San Francisco Hobby Show (at Sutro Baths and Museum) 1935


San Francisco Home Health Service undated


San Francisco Homeopathic Hospital circa 1880


San Francisco Human Rights Commission, Lesbian/Gay Community Liaison


San Francisco Hussars 1870-1871


San Francisco Insurance Day 1958


San Francisco Interfaith Committee for Peace undated


San Francisco International Airport 1927-1967


San Francisco International Film Festival 1961-1987, undated


San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival


San Francisco International Market Center circa 1970


San Francisco International Open Stand-up Comedy Competition 1979


San Francisco International Shooting Festival Association 1915


San Francisco Junior Chamber of Commerce 1939-1965, undated


San Francisco Jr. Civic Symphony Orchestra undated


San Francisco Junior College 1940-1947


San Francisco Junior Exposition 1913


San Francisco Juvenile Court 1917


San Francisco Kennel Club undated


San Francisco Labor Council 1896, 1993


San Francisco Ladies' Protection and Relief Society 1858-1889, 1929-1981


San Francisco Landscape Garden Show 1992


San Francisco Law Library 1885, undated


San Francisco League of Environmental Voters undated


San Francisco League for Service Men 1942, undated


San Francsico Lenten School of Religion 1961


San Francisco Lesbian and Gay History Project


San Francisco Literary and Dramatic Society 1875


San Francisco Lithographers, Local No. 17 1922


San Francisco Little Summit Conference 1960


San Francisco Local Joint Executive Board of Culinary Workers, Bartenders and Hotel, Motel and Club Service Workers


San Francisco Lyceum for Self Culture 1873


San Francisco Lying-in Hospital and Foundling-Asylum 1898


San Francisco Mannerchor 1938


San Francisco Marathon


San Francisco Maritime Museum 1954-1985, undated


San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park undated


San Francisco Maternity 1906-1914


San Francisco Maternity and Children's Hospital 1909


San Francisco Medical Institute 1871


San Francisco Mental Health Society 1957


San Francisco Motorcycle Club undated


San Francisco Motorcycle Speedways undated


San Francisco MUNI Coalition undated


San Francisco Municipal Airport, Mills Field undated


San Francisco Municipal Band 1912-1918


San Francisco Municipal Chorus circa 1920


San Francisco Municipal Orchestra 1911-1918


San Francisco Muni (Municipal Railway) 1920-2010, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

San Francisco Museum Theatre 1935-1936


San Francisco Museum of Art


Albert M. Bender collection undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Annual report 1921-1922

Physical Description: 1.0 folder



Catalogs 1920-1979

Physical Description: 6.0 folders

Events, programs 1935-1980

Physical Description: 1.0 folder



Invitations, tickets 1922-1975, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Latin American, Mexican Collections, Diego Rivera 1940-1950, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Membership 1938-1972, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Music programs 1953-1968, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Quarterly bulletin 1942-1957

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 1979-1999


San Francisco Music Teachers Association 1942


San Francisco Musical Club 1897-1953

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

San Francisco Naval Shipyard circa 1952


San Francisco Negro Historical and Cultural Society 1977


San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance 1961-1970, undated


San Francisco Newsboys' Association, Inc. 1924-1925


San Francisco Nursery for Homeless Children 1892-1918

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

San Francisco Nurses' Library 1915


San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge


Construction--Articles 1933-1936

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Construction--Materials donated by D.E. Marsh, engineer 1933-1935, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Ground breaking ceremonies 1933

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Newspaper clippings 1935-1979, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Opening 1936

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Publications--Articles 1885-1925, 1977-1987

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Publications--Brochures, pamphlets 1934-1937, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Publications--Miscellaneous 1938, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Tickets 1939-1959

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

San Francisco Opera 1929-1983

Physical Description: 7.0 boxes

San Francisco Opera Guild 1980-1982


San Francisco Operatic Society 1890


San Francisco Patriotic Liberty Loan Committee of One Thousand 1917-1918, undated


San Francisco People's Orchestra 1916


San Francisco Performing Arts Center


San Francisco Philharmonic Orchestra 1899


San Francisco Philharmonic Society 1865-1885


San Francisco Photography Roundtable 1962


San Francisco Planning and Housing Association 1958-1989


San Francisco Playground Commission 1926


San Francisco Police Officers Association undated


San Francisco Polyclinic 1891-1894, undated


San Francisco Pony Express Centennial Committee 1960


San Francisco Port of Education circa 1947


San Francisco Post Army Ordinance Association 1946


San Francisco Post Office Clerks, Local No. 2 1923


San Francisco Progressive Club 1953


San Francisco Prohibitionists 1915


San Francisco Protestant Orphan Asylum Society 1900


San Francisco Public Library circa 1890-1917, 1950-1997

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

San Francisco Public Schools Week 1944


San Francisco Real Estate Board 1909-1924, undated


San Francisco Recreation Commission


San Francisco Redevelopment Agency 1962-1967


San Francisco Relief and Red Cross Funds 1906-1907


San Francisco Riding Club


San Francisco Riding School 1915-1918, 1983


San Francisco School Volunteers 1991


San Francisco Schuetzen Verein 1864-1923


San Francisco Scottish Thistle Club 1883


San Francisco Seals Hockey Club 1955-1965


San Francisco Senior Center Auxiliary 1960


San Francisco Settlement 1912


San Francisco Shakespeare Festival Society 1964


San Francisco SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) 1910-1996, undated


San Francisco Sponsors 1974


San Francisco Spring Music Festival 1924


San Francisco Stage Guild 1922


San Francisco Stamp Society circa 1915-1918


San Francisco State College (also San Francisco State Teachers College) 1924-1969, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

San Francisco String Quartet 1936-1945


San Francisco Study Center 1970s


San Francisco Subway 1925


San Francisco Suicide Prevention 1980s


San Francisco Superintendent of Streets (Assessment for benefits in the Laguna Survey)


San Francisco Symphony Orchestra 1896-2006

Physical Description: 11.0 boxes

San Francisco Symphony Society 1897-1903


San Francisco Tea Club


San Francisco Teachers' Institute


San Francisco Teachers Joint Salary Committee 1925


San Francisco Teachers' Mutual Aid Society 1907


San Francisco Tennis Club 1976


San Francisco Tomorrow 1970-1973


San Francisco Town Hall 1937-1963

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

San Francisco traffic ordinance 1916


San Francisco Tuberculosis Association 1928-1933, undated


San Francisco Turn Verein 1853-1855


San Francisco Unified School District 1945


San Francisco Vassar Club 1960


San Francisco Verein 1872-1900


San Francisco Veterinary College 1904


San Francisco Volunteers for Better Government 1959


San Francisco War Chest 1940s


San Francisco War Memorial 1920-1932, undated


San Francisco Women Artists (Organization) 1927-1961


San Francisco Women's Auxiliary to the Democratic County Committee circa 1916


San Francisco Women's Chamber of Commerce undated


San Francisco Women's Club 1927, undated


San Francisco Women's Health Center undated


San Francisco Wood Wind Quintet undated


San Francisco Yacht Club undated


San Francisco Zoo 1938, undated


San Francisco's birthday


San Francisco's Century of Commerce 1935


Sanchez Street undated


Santa Clara University Alumni Association, San Francisco chapter 1921-1939


Sappho Singing Society 1874


Sara Scroggs' School circa 1916


Sarah Dix Hamlin School 1911-1984, undated


Sarsfield Guard 1871


Save the Federation 1947


Save-the-Redwoods League 1925-1997 undated




Schuetzen Verein 1908-1934


Schumann Club 1885


Scientology Golden Gate 1920s


Sciots, San Francisco Pyramid No. 1 1918


Scott Street, 1901 (Shumate House) 1966


Scotti Grand Opera Company 1920-1921


Scottish Hall Association 1884-1887


Scottish Rite Auditorium (Scottish Rite Hall) 1909-1928, undated


Seacliff District 1929, 1995-1998, undated


Seal Rocks 1886-1887, undated


Seamen's Church Institute of San Francisco 1923


Second Artillery Regiment, N.G.C. Grand Concert and Ball 1883


Second Congregational Church 1863


Second Unitarian Church circa 1875


Self-Help for the Elderly (Organization) 1982-1992


Senior Information Line (Senior call-in center) 1980


Seniors Eager for Active Lives 1980




Sequoia Club 1913, undated


Serbian Information Bureau circa 1918


Serbian Relief Society of California 1918, undated


Servian Club 1909


Seven Arts Club 1925-1927, undated


Seven Arts League 1948


Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church 1941-1952


Sexual Minority Youth Services Coalition 1984


Shaffer Plan


Shakspearian [Shakespearian] Amateur Society 1867


Shakespearean Declamation Festival 1934


Shamrock Cadets undated


Sheetmetal Workers, Local No. 104 1918-1919, circa 1925


Sheriff's Office 1886


Sherman Guard 1865


Sherman House 1984, undated


Shipping 1883


Shopping Center Association (O' Farrell Street) circa 1925




Shrimp 1800s


Shriners East-West Annual Football Game (Shriners) 1927-1974

Physical Description: 6.0 folders

Shriners 1922-1932


Shriners Rodeo 1922


Sierra Club 1916-1985

Physical Description: 1.0 box

Sigel Rifles 1863


Silver Blades Speed Skating Club


Simpson Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church 1885-1891, undated


Sinai Memorial Chapel 1949


Single Parent Resource Center 1970s


Sir Francis Drake Association 1955-1956


Sisters, Helpers of the Holy Souls 1922


Sisters of Notre Dame in San Francisco 1991-1992


Sisters of the Presentation 1985, undated


Sixth U.S. Army Civilian Advisory Committee 1983-1985


Skate and Ski Club, Inc. 1940


Sloss-Lilienthal residence


Smith College Alumnae Association of San Francisco 1955


Socialist Labor Party 1946


Socialist Party of San Francisco 1912-1913, undated


Societa' Italiana di Mutua Beneficenza


Societe De Secours Mutuels 1895


Societe Francaise De Bienfaisance Mutuelle 1896


Society for Sanity in Art, Inc. 1939-1944


Society of American Archivists Conference 1971


Society of Architectural Historians, Pacific Section 1954-1965


Society of Artists and Art Directors 1952


Society of California Pioneers 1855-1981, undated

Physical Description: 7.0 folders

Society of Colonial Wars in the State of California 1927


Society of King's Messengers 1890


Society of Medical Friends of Wine 1939-1961


Society of Progressive Spiritualists of San Francisco 1919


Society for the Propagation of the Faith


Society for Protection and Education of Russian Infant Children, Inc. 1933


Society of St. Vincent de Paul 1957-1960, undated


Society of True Friends 1889-1894


Society of Western Artists 1948-1955, undated


Sons of Herman 1919


Sons of the American Revolution, San Francisco Chapter 1954-1995


Sons of the Emerald Isle 1853


Soroptimist Club of San Francisco


Sorosis of San Francisco 1899-1933, undated


Soul K.P. Women's Social Club undated


Sousa (John Philip) and His Band circa 1924


South Center Library 1968-1970


South Cosmopolitan Grammar School 1885, 1936


South of Market Boys, Inc. 1925-1948


South of Market Cultural Center 1982, undated


South of Market District 1983-1984


South Park 1937


South Park settlement 1908


Southern Baptist Convention 1951


Southern Cross flight (San Francisco Bay to Australia) 1928


Southern Crossing of San Francisco Bay Comprehensive Review, California Toll Bridge Authority 1971


Southern Pacific Hospital Department 1946-1965


Southern's Writing Academy circa 1891


Speech Arts Association of California 1936-1954


Spinsters of San Francisco 1954-1967, undated


Sportsman's Club of California 1878


Spreckels Mansion (2080 Washington Street) 1966-1987


Spring Valley Grammar School 1853-1869


Spring Valley Riding Club 1925


SPUR (San Francisco Planning and Urban Renewal Association) 1964-1986, undated


Stamp Expo 1974


Standard Dramatic Club 1882


Standard School Broadcast 1943


Stanyan Street, 750 (Park View Hotel) undated


Star of the Sea Church 1912-1913


Starlight School of Dancing 1961


State Normal School at San Francisco 1909


State Temperance Alliance 1874


Steiner Street, 601 (Henry Ohloff House) 1962


Steinway Hall circa 1900-1902, 1944


Stepping Out Neighborhood Walks 1986


Stern Grove Midsummer Music Festival 1939-1987


Steuben Guard 1872


Steuben Day 1939


Stewart Memorial United Presbyterian Church 1898-1900


Stock Exchange Club 1950-1958


Stonewall Gay Democratic Club


Straight-Ashbury Viewing Society 1960s


Stratford Shakespeare Society 1901-1902


Street railways 1921


Street names 1896-1909, 1954-1988, undated


Street tree planting 1956-1982, undated


Strybing Arboretum Society of Golden Gate Park 1979


Strikes, general 1886, 1946, 1982-1961, undated


Strikes, newspaper 1968


Strikes, Pacific Coast longshoremen's strike 1934


Student League of San Francisco undated


Subscription parties 1856-1857


Sufi Islamia Ruhaniat Society 1978


Summer Symphony Association 1930-1933


Summer Youth Program 1977


Sunshine School 1935


Sunstream Homes undated


Superior Court circa 1854-1889


Sutro Baths 1896-1923, undated

Physical Description: 7.0 folders

Sutro Heights 1890, 1980, undated


Sutro Library 1895, 1957-1983, undated


Sutter Hospital 1930-1931


Sutter Street, 450 1968


Sweden Week 1964


Swedenborgian Church of San Francisco 1945


Swedish Dramatic Club 1920


Swedish Singing Society of San Francisco 1938-1954


Synanon Foundation, Inc. 1965


Syrian Roman Catholic Mission 1915




TDO&O (187th Annual Celebration of Martin Van Buren's birthday)


Tahoe-Sierra Club undated


Tax-Payers' Union 1869-1871


Taxes 1875-1891


Teacher United for Better Schools undated


Teachers' Mutual Aid Society 1894


Teachers' Professional Library (San Francisco Unified School District) undated


Tehama Street Nurses 1903


Telegraph Hill 1886-1909, 1961-1994, undated


Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association (Telegraph Hill Neighborhood House and Medical Center) 1893-1952, undated


Telegraph Hill Players 1924


Telephone Pioneers of America 1952


Temperance 1891, undated


Temple Emanu-El 1885-1975


Temple Methodist Church 1930, undated


Temple Sherith Israel 1961-1962


Tenderloin/Hotel District 1978-1982


Terpsichoreans 1896


Territorial Pioneers of California 1876-1882, undated


Thalia Vereins 1876-1877


Theatre Arts Colony undated


Theatre de Corpse 1893


Theta Sigma Phi 1950-1955


Third Baptist Church 1944-1972


Third Congregational Church 1889-1905


Thomas A. Dooley Foundation 1966-1967


Tin How Temple 1934


Tokens circa 1984


Tom Mooney Molders' Defense Committee 1916-1939


Tourist Association of Central California undated


Town and Country Club circa 1916, 1973


Towne, A.N. residence (1101 California Street) undated


Trade conventions 1922-1985, undated


Traffic Association of California 1892


Trans-Mississippi Commercial Congress 1908


Transportation Club 1954-1956


Travelers Aid of San Francisco


Travelers' Aid Society 1926


Treasurer's Office, City and County of San Francisco 1899


Trinity Episcopal Church 1866-1909, circa 1945-1965, undated


Trinity Lutheran Church


Trinity Methodist Church circa 1920


Trinity Presbyterian Church 1921


Trinity School 1882-circa 1909


Trocadero 1912, undated


Trustees for Conservation Dinosaur National Monument Council 1955-1956


Tucker's Academy of Music 1860


Tuesday Downtown Operators and Observers 1953-1967


Tuesday Night Skating Club


Tuolumne Reunion Association 1868-1888, undated


Twentieth Century Music Club 1903-1906

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Twin Peaks Improvement Association


Tarrant's Academy 1889


Twilight (Social club) 1876


Twin Peaks Improvement Assocation 1962


Twin Peaks Tunnel 1912-1917




U.S.S. Boxer, Ship's Company Dance 1947


Ukrainian Art Display 1963


Union Social Club 1881-1884


Union Square 1903, 1945, 1983-1995


Union Street 1975-1981, undated


Underwriters' Fire Patrol of San Francisco 1879-1940


UNICEF Tribute Dinner 1979


Union Labor Party 1931


Union League Club 1894, undated


Unitarian Club of California 1897-1912, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Unitarian Forum Lectures 1966


United Ancient Order of Druids 1904


United Association of Registered Cosmetologists (19th Annual Convention and Western States Hair Style and Trade Show)


United Butcher Rifles 1876


United Community Fund of San Francisco 1959-1963


United Council for Civilian Relief in China, San Francisco Bay Region Committee 1940


United Crusade 1953


United Daughters of the Confederacy 1902-1927


United Endowment Associates 1884-1892


United German Military Companies 1877


United Friends of the Pacific 1886


United Front Anti-War Conference 1932


United Indian War Veterans 1936-1948


United Irish Societies of San Francisco 1919


United Nations




10th 1955

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

15th 1960

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

20th 1965

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

25th 1970

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

50th 1995

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

American Associations for the United Nations


Annual meeting 1945

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Conference on International Organization 1945

Physical Description: 5.0 folders

United Nations Week Committee undated

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

United States National Commission for UNESCO 1948

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

United Patriotic Pioneers of California circa 1895


United Railroads of San Francisco


United Seamen's Service, Inc. 1946


United States Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco 1980


United States Army Recruiting Service


United States Bureau of Housing and Transportation for San Francisco undated


United States Custom House 1974


United State Frigate Constitution 1933


United States Grand Jury, District Court for the Northern District of California 1911


United States Marine Band 1930


United States Mint (Commercial Street) 1856-1858


United States Mint (5th and Mission Streets) 1903, 1958-1994, undated


United States Mint (Herman and Buchanan Streets) 1937


United States Office of the Price Administration 1943-1944


United States Office of the Assessor of Internal Revenue, First District, California 1863


United States Olympic Fund Committee


United States Post Office 1851-1888, 1966-1992


United States Post Office, Station E 1964


United States Treasury 1863-1865


United States World Trade Fair


United Thanksgiving Exercises 1940


United Voters of San Francisco 1921


United War-Work Campaign circa 1918


United World Federalists, Inc., Pacific Chapter 1951


Universal Narcotic Crusade 1924


University of California 1875-1992,

Physical Description: 2.0 folder

University of California, San Francisco


Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute undated


San Francisco Medical Center undated


University Club 1890-1915, 1973, undated


University of Michigan Club 1953-1954


University Mound Old Ladies' Home 1950


University for Presidents 1967


University of San Francisco circa 1939-1992, undated


University School circa 1872-1905


Upper Alameda Creek Urban Study


Upper Grant Avenue undated


Upper Grant Avenue Street Fair 1970-1983


Upper Market District Improvement Group 1954


Upper Market Street Improvement Club circa 1940


Upper Noe Valley Neighborhood Council 1967


Union League Club 1907-1917, undated


Urasenke Foundation of San Francisco 1985-1988


Utile Dulci Choral and Swedish Singing Society 1942


Vallejo Street, 2121 and 2127 (Albert Wilford House) 1976


Vanguard Public Foundation 1979


Van Ness Avenue 1932, 1984-1996


Van Ness Young Ladies' Seminary 1892-1894


Vanpool/carpool programs 1979, undated


Vassar Students Aid Society 1915


Verdi Club undated


Verein Concordia 1884


Verein Eintracht 1881, 1917


Vestoff Russian School of Dancing 1914


Veteran Volunteer Firemen's Association 1895, undated


Veterans' Administration Regional Office undated


Veterans' Building, War Memorial


Veterans' and Citizens' Committee


Veterans Home Association undated


Veterans Memorial Auditorium


Veterans National Guard of California undated


Victorian Alliance circa 1976


Villa Taverna (Private dining club) undated


Visitacion Valley 1900-1954


Visitacion Valley Medical Clinic 1965


Visitacion Valley School 1937


Visiting Nurse Association of San Francisco 1959


Vittoria Colonna Club 1926


Voice of Pentecost undated


Volunteer Bureau of San Francisco 1953-1979


Volunteers of America circa 1910


Voter register index 1913


Votes for Women 1911-1919, undated




Walton Biggerstaff (Dance instruction) 1955


Waltzing Party Committee


War Camp Community Service undated


War Memorial Opera House 1924-1990, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Washington Grammar School Association of San Francisco 1923


Washington Light Infantry 1862


Washington Square Athletic Club 1899


Washington's Birthday 1932-1933


Water supply 1909-1953


Water Works Hall 1874


Waterfront Employers Association 1948


Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf and Old San Francisco 1975


Wednesday Musical Club circa 1910


Weinberg Defense Fund Committee 1917


Welfare Rights Organization 1970s


Welland Lathrop Dance School Inc. 1961


Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church 1910-1923


West Bay Health Systems Agency 1978-1979


West of Fillmore Street Improvement Association undated


Western Addition Cultural Center 1979


Western Addition Literary and Social Club 1879-1891


Western Business College undated


Western Chapter of the Association for Preservation Technology


Western Cover Society 1955


Western History Association (7th Annual Conference)


Western Pacific Railroad Employes' Club 1959


Western Packaging and Materials Handling Exposition (5th Annual Exposition, Civic Auditorium)


Western Women's Club 1940s


Westminster Presbyterian Church 1872, 1952


Westpex Stamp Exhibition 1972


What Cheer House circa 1865, 1959


Widows' and Orphans' Aid Association of the Police Department of San Francisco 1878-1936


Widows and Orphans Aid Association, Inc. of the San Francisco Fire Department 1946-1948


Wild West Rodeo and Horse Show 1943


William J. O'Brien's Dancing Academy 1885-1904, undated


William S. Clark (Ship) 1943


Williams' Commercial and Scientific Academy 1868


Wilmerding School of Industrial Arts 1901


Wind Instrument Ensemble of San Francisco 1938-1939


Wine Advisory Board undated


Wine and Food Society 1936-1961

Physical Description: 6.0 folders

Wine Institute 1975, undated


Wine Museum of San Francisco 1974-1980


Wing Yong Tong undated


Wisconsin Alumni Club of San Francisco 1963


Wisconsin Society of Northern California 1952


Woman Voters of California undated


Woman's Athletic Club 1915-1954


Woman's Auxiliary of the Society of California Pioneers 1904, 1947-1964, undated


Woman's Board of Mission for the Pacific 1895


Woman's Exchange 1888-1908


Woman's Land Army of America Northern Division of California undated


Women Acting for Peace undated


Women's Building (3543 18th Street) 1985


Women's Building (Sutter and Mason Streets) circa 1923-1927


Women's City Club of San Francisco 1930-1967, undated


Women's Clubs and Patriotic Societies of the City and County of San Francisco


Women's Educational and Industrial Union, The 1893, undated


Women's Faculty Club of San Francisco State College 1951-1964


Women's Irish Education League 1918


Women's Litigation Unit, San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation undated


Women's Patriotic League 1917


Women's Services Association undated


Wood, Wire and Metal Lathers Union, No. 65 1915


Woodrow Wilson High School 1963-1975


Woodrow Wilson Independent League undated


Woodward's Gardens 1871-1885, 1935-1984


Works Progress Administration 1935-1936, undated


Work Projects Administration 1938-1939


Workers Party of America 1922


Workmen's Guarantee Fund Association 1890


World Affairs Council of Northern California 1951-1984, undated


World Trade Center (in Ferry Building)