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Baja California and the West Postcard Collection
MSS 0235  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Digital Content
  • Publication Rights

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Baja California and the West Postcard Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 0235
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive
    La Jolla, California, 92093-0175
    Languages: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet (2 card file boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1989 (bulk 1900-1949)
    Abstract: A collection of about 1,270 postcards depicting images of the American West, Southwest, and Baja California. The collection is arranged geographically by the location represented on the postcard. Sites of interest include Ensenada, La Paz, Tijuana, Del Mar, San Diego, and Coronado.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    A collection of about 1,270 postcards depicting images of the southwest United States, California, and Baja California. The collection is arranged geographically by the location represented on the postcard. Sites of interest include Ensenada, La Paz, Tijuana, Del Mar, San Diego, and Coronado. The majority of the postcards date between 1900 and 1949.
    Arranged in eight series: 1) MEXICO, 2) ARIZONA, 3) CALIFORNIA, 4) NEVADA, 5) NEW MEXICO, 6) MISCELLANEOUS, 7) PACIFIC OCEAN, and 8) U.S. NAVY.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    Baja California and the West Postcard Collection. MSS 235. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

    Digital Content

    This collection has been digitized.

    Publication Rights

    Publication rights are held by the creator(s) of the collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Arizona -- Pictorial works
    Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula) -- Pictorial works
    California -- Pictorial works
    New Mexico -- Pictorial works
    Postcards -- Mexico -- Baja California (Peninsula) -- 20th century
    Postcards -- Southwest States -- 20th century
    San Diego (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
    San Diego County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works