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Book Club of California  Search this
Stark, Samuel  Search this
Barth, Gunther Paul  Search this
Dillon, Richard H.  Search this
Broderick, Henry  Search this
Merrill, Leslie O.  Search this
Johnson, Walter S (Walter Seely) 1880-1969  Search this
Lindsay, Edward M.  Search this
Billington, Ray Allen 1903-1981  Search this
Shumate, Albert  Search this
Allen, Gwenfread E (Gwenfread Elaine) 1904-  Search this
Wilson, Adrian  Search this
George Waters Color Productions  Search this
Mackenzie & Harris  Search this
California Midwinter International Exposition (1894 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.)  Search this
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Portolà Celebration  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Panama-California Exposition (1915 : San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
Tournament of Roses  Search this
Peace voyage of the U.S. White Fleet  Search this
Mid-Pacific Carnival  Search this
Book Club of California  Search this
Physical description:
10 folders : illustrations ; 26 cm
Ten folders, loose, housed inside a larger folder within a slipcase. With mounted replica postcards.
Colophon on each folder: "This series of Keepsakes consists of ten folders issued by The Book Club of California to its members during 1970. The series has been edited by Samuel Stark and has been designed and printed by Adrian Wilson at the Press in Tuscany Alley, San Francisco. The reproductions of the post cards have been executed by George Waters Color Productions, Inc. and the composition by Mackenzie & Harris, Inc. in Spectrum types. Copyright © 1970 by The Book Club of California."
Biographical note on first folder: "Samuel Stark is Honorary Curator of Theatre Collections at the California Historical Society and a Fellow of the Gleeson Library Associates at the University of San Francisco. Deltiology is his hobby, and the illustrations used in this Keepsake are from his collection of approximately 475,000 post cards."
Number one. "Don't forget to send a card." / Samuel Stark -- Number two. California Midwinter International Exposition / Dr. Gunther Barth -- Number three. Lewis and Clark Exposition / Richard Dillon -- Number four. Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition / Henry Broderick -- Number five. The Portolá celebration / Leslie O. Merril -- Number six. Panama-Pacific International Exposition / Walter S. Johnson -- Number seven. Panama-California Exposition / Edward M. Lindsay -- Number eight. The Tournament of Roses / Ray Allen Billington -- Number Nine. Peace voyage of the U.S. White Fleet / Albert Shumate, M.D. -- Number ten. The Mid-Pacific Carnival / Gwenfread E. Allen
Survey of late 19th and early 20th century exhibitions on the West Coast as seen through pictorial post cards and brief history of post cards.
Postcards--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
NC1875.U6 B66 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries