Guide to the Georgina D. Bremer Photographs and California Vacation Album

Processed by Audrey Pearson; machine-readable finding aid created by Audrey Pearson
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgina D. Bremer photographs and California vacation album
Date: circa 1880s - circa 1980,
Date (bulk): bulk 1922
Collection Number: MS-R109
Creator: Bremer, Georgina D.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Languages: The collection is in English.
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: This collection comprises photographs and a California vacation album that belonged to Georgina D. Bremer, a Maywood, Illinois schoolteacher. Photographs are of Bremer, her family and friends, and her home in Maywood. The vacation album documents a trip to Southern California in August 1922 with stops at popular tourist locations, including San Juan Capistrano, Tijuana, San Diego, Riverside, Catalina Island, Glendale, and Long Beach.

Important Information for Researchers

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Intellectual property rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Georgina D. Bremer Photographs and California Vacation Album. MS-R109. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Felicia Sharkey, 2003.

Processing History

Processed by Audrey Pearson, 2007.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection comprises photographs and a California vacation album that belonged to Georgina D. Bremer, a Maywood, Illinois schoolteacher. Photographs are of Bremer, her family and friends, and her home in Maywood. The vacation album documents a trip to Southern California in August 1922. Bremer traveled with a small group of tourists and family. She took a train to California and traveled between destinations via automobile and boat. The album includes photographs of sites in San Juan Capistrano, Tijuana, San Diego, Riverside, Catalina Island, Glendale, and Long Beach. Bremer added captions describing the photographs and her experiences. The collection also includes two postcards that were probably obtained during Bremer's California vacation in 1922.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Bremer, Georgina D.
Orange County (Calif.) -- Archives.
Orange County (Calif.) -- Photographs.
Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- Photographs.
California -- Photographs.

Genres and Formats of Materials

Photograph albums -- California -- 20th century.
Photographic prints -- 19th century.
Photographic prints -- 20th century.
Postcards -- California -- 20th century.
Tintypes -- 19th century.


Collection Contents

Box : Folder 1 : 1

Bremer's home in Maywood, Illinois undated

Scope and Content Note

14 black-and-white photographs and one color photograph of the interior and exterior of the home.
Box : Folder 1 : 2

California vacation album 1922

Scope and Content Note

Album consists of 15 sheets with 59 black-and-white photographs and handwritten notes on both sides.
Box : Folder 1 : 3-4

Family and friends circa 1880s-circa 1910

Scope and Content Note

Two black-and-white photographs, six sepia-toned photographs, and one tintype.
Box : Folder 1 : 5

Portraits and snapshots of Bremer circa 1910-circa1980

Scope and Content Note

Four black-and-white photographs and three color photographs of Bremer as a child and adult.
Box : Folder 1 : 6

Postcards from California circa 1922

Scope and Content Note

Two black-and-white postcards, one of diver Ed Harrison in Catalina and one of the International Boundary in Tijuana, Mexico.