Scope and Content
Title: Expositions and Fairs Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1853-1974
Collection number: 344
Extent: 24 boxes (12 linear ft.)
10 oversize boxes
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including
copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item], Expositions and Fairs Collection (Collection 344). Department of Special Collections, Charles E.
Young Research Library, UCLA.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of pamphlets, brochures, catalogs, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera related to various
expositions and fairs. Events include: World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, 1893), Midwinter International Exposition (San
Francisco, 1894), Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition (Omaha, 1898), Pan-American Exposition (Buffalo, 1901), Louisiana
Purchase Exposition (St. Louis, 1904), Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (Portland, Oregon, 1905), Jamestown Exposition
(Norfolk, 1907), Panama-Pacific International Exposition (San Francisco, 1915), and Golden Gate International Exposition (San
Francisco, 1939). Also includes material for other U.S. fairs (up to Spokane, 1974), a historical register of the U.S. Centennial
Exposition (Philadelphia, 1876), and materials from Paris, London, and other foreign fairs.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.