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Guide to the Hotel del Coronado Collection MS 46
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Series I:  Hotel Information

Box-folder 1:1

Hotel history: booklets and brochures, marketing ephemera, 1937–1971 and undated

Box-folder 1:2

Hotel history: narratives and commentary, 1949–1974 and undated

Includes:

Copy of thesis, educational narratives, and letter correcting inaccurately reported hotel history.
Box-folder 1:3

Thomas Edison hotel legend, correspondence and article, 1988–1993 and undated

Box-folder 1:4

Hotel and visitor information, marketing ephemera, 1888–1985 and undated

Includes:

Copy of article recalling experience at Hotel, December 22, 1888.
Dinner menu, May 8, 1901.
Letter regarding hotel reservation request from Chicago, January 26, 1911.
Newsletter and brochures outlining available Hotel resources and planned activities.
Souvenir and informational picture-books.
Brochures on room rates and hosting events at Hotel.
Box-folder 1:5

Invitations and programs for hotel events, 1902–1978 and undated

Includes:

Invitation (metal) to Official National Landmark Dedication Ceremonies for the Hotel, October 30, 1977.
 

Series II:  Hotel Expansion Proposal

Box-folder 1:6

Expansion plans, undated

Includes:

Color photograph with marker notations of “structural buildable planning area 2.”
Copies of Hotel del Coronado Specific Plan Exhibits illustrations.
Box-folder 1:7

Correspondence, 1995 June 13-1998 January 17 and undated

Includes:

Letters discussing drafts of the Hotel del Coronado Specific Plan and Hotel’s status as a National Historic Landmark.
Copy of Historic Resource Review, Coronado Municipal Code.
Box-folder 1:8

News articles, 1995 June 7–1997 May 23 and undated

Box-folder 1:9

Residents' responses, 1995 June 12-1997 July 23 and undated

Includes:

Correspondence and letters to the Editor (newspaper).