The Journal of San Diego History
Fall 2000, Volume 46, Number 4
Gregg Hennessey, Editor

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2000.001 Geiger, Maynard J. “Fray Estevan Tapis, O.F.M. (1754-1825).” 2000. Reprint from Southern California Quarterly, 80 (Winter 1998).

2000.002 San Diego Daily Transcript: Attorney Directory, 1997, 2000. Printed material: clippings, ticket for Balboa Park Exposition 2000, 12/31/99.

2000.003 Printed material: San Diego Trolley, tickets and map; Belmont Park tickets; Radio station 91X sticker.

2000.004 Wilson, Harlan L. “Adventures of My Youth.” 1994.

2000.005 Ries, Ed. Tales of the Golden Years of California Ocean Fishing: 1900-1950. 1997. Campodonica, Carol A. How to Build a California Mission. 1996. Rosenus, Alan. General Vallejo and the Advent of the Americans. 1999. McCarthy , James H. et. al. Gold Rush Era. 1996. McCarthy , James H. et. al. California’s Past. 1996. McCarthy , James H. et. al. California Today. 1996. McHenry, Petei. The History of Valley Center, California. 1998. Edgar, Kathleen & Edgar, Susan E. The Missions of California: Mission San Diego de Alcala. 2000. Bishop, Elanor C. Prints in the Sand: The U.S. Coast Guard Beach Patrol During World War II. 1989. Emert, Raybin Phyllis. Ed. The Missions of California. 1997. Wagner, John D. Mission Furniture You Can Build. 1997. Phelan, Regina V. The Land Known as Alta California. 1997. Kuska, George & Linse, Barbara. Live Again Our Mission Past. 1992.

2000.006 Printed material: Miscellaneous San Diego related.

2000.007 Moderaires scrapbook, 1942-50s.

2000.008 Casa de Manana, HSB #13, LDR #96-0685. Marston House Archeological Investigations (HSB #40), 1999. La Jolla , 640 & 648 Genter St. LDR 98-0555.

2000.009 Path to Paradise, videotapes, 5 vols., “Older Neighborhoods,” “Valleys, Canyons and Seacoast,” “Downtown,” “Planning by Ballot,” “History of San Diego Urban Planning.”

2000.010 Marston Family papers & Marston Store records: 1 photo album scrapbook “Wellesley”, 10 scrapbooks, papers.

2000.011 Ciani, Kyle. “Choosing to Care: Meeting Children’s Needs in Detroit and San Diego, 1880-1945.” 1998.

2000.012 Mead & Requa architectural records: blueprints, Hanford cottage, 1917.

2000.013 San Diego Union, various headlines and dates, space program, Kennedy assassination.

2000.014 Marchinke, Gary. East County’s 20th Century Hometown Heroes. 1999.

2000.015 Czars Car Club, posters.

2000.016 Printed material: Miscellaneous San Diego related.

2000.017 Whitney, Mary E. Valley, River and Mountain. 1999.

2000.018 “Origins of Anthropology in Baja California: The Fieldwork and Excavations of Herman ten Kate in 1883.” Pacific Coast Archeological Society Quarterly. Vol. 27, #4. Oct. 1991

2000.019 “The Edward H. Davis papers in the Huntington Free Library.”

2000.020 The Lake, 1996-2000.

2000.021 Held, Ruth. Sounds of the Bay. 1972. Held, Ruth. Beach Town. 1975. Stein, Lou. San Diego County Place-names. 1975.

2000.022 Lockwood, Herbert. Fallout From the Skeleton’s Closet. 1967.

2000.023 Ephemera: Mr. A’s Restaurant, ca. 1999.

2000.024 McFadden, David R., et al. Elegant Fantasy: The Jewelry of Arline Fisch. 1999.

2000.025 First day covers, “California 1769-1969”.

2000.026 Engstrand, Iris W. Inspired by Nature: The San Diego Natural History Museum After 125 Years. 1999.

2000.027 “The Life and Times of William Sherman Wright.”

2000.028 McGrew, Clarence A. City of San Diego and San Diego County. 1922.

2000.029 Land of Sunshine, Vol. XIV, # 1. The Spanish Occupation of California: Plan for the Establishment of a Government / Junta or Council Held at San Blas, May 16, 1788 / Diario of the Expeditions Made to California, Grabhorn Press, 1934. Terra Vol. 28, # 2 includes article by Iris Engstrand.

2000.030 The Official Guide Book of the Panama California Exposition, San Diego 1915. Opportunity, The Magazine on Which the Sun Never Sets, Vol. X, #1. Reinold Langer papers, 1908-10.

2000.031 James Relue & Celia (Rogers) Sweet Family scrapbook [photocopy]. Celie Sweet and Alton Relue Sweet, interview, 1966.

2000.032 Ratini, Bill. “Cottages of Balboa Park.” Videotapes, 1999-2000.

2000.033 “San Diego The Unconventional City”, 1972; San Diego Legal Lore, 1968; More Fallout from the Skeletons Closet, 1968; “History of the Ranchos”, 1939; “Stickney’s Cracker Barrel”, 1982; Landmark, 1978; San Diego, 1979; Anza-Borrego, 1969; Romance of Balboa Park, 1977; Justice, 1989; Warner, 1962; Small Towns, 1973; Madam Ida, 1989; But the Twain, 1983; It began with a Roar, 1969; Guidebook, San Diego, 1971.

2000.034 Blumenson, Identifying American Architecture. Rifkind A Field Guide to American Architecture. Kamerling, Bruce. Irving Gill, Architect,.

2000.035 “Our Heritage — A Story of Twenty Families,” addenda.

2000.036 House of Hospitality, diazo-type bluelines, ca. 1991-1994.

2000.037 “Mission Valley Wells, 1914.” “Historic Resource Survey Helix Water District.”

2000.038 Parker Jackson Architecture collection: San Diego architecture articles [photocopies] ca. 1900-2000; “Requa Family News, 2000.”

2000.039 Einstein Jr. High School records: video of dedication April 23, 1963; clippings; photos.

2000.040 San Diego Symphony records: printed material, scrapbooks.

2000.041 San Diego Savings Bank records: financial documents, 45 vols. journals, ledgers, registers, and by-laws, ca. 1880-1920’s.

2000.042 Benson Lumber Co. records.

2000.043 Harrison, Powell. “Fireboats in San Diego’s Bays and Harbors.” 2000.

2000.044 “Brief History of Cabrillo National Monument.” “Fray Junipero Serra.” Out West, Vol. 16, #5. Wheeler, Gordon. Black California. 1993. Bibliography of Diegueño Indians.

2000.045 WPA Artwork in Non-Federal Repositories, 2nd edition. 1999.

2000.046 San Diego Union-Tribune millennium newspapers (12/31/99, 1/1/00).

2000.047 Richard Amero Collection of San Diego History: 251 binders of clippings, articles, printed material and photos.

2000.048 Veterans Memorial Day Conference Committee records, 1996.

2000.049 Mid-City Press records: photos and newspapers.

2000.050 Carla Kirkwood papers: San Diego State University Womens Studies records, minutes, reports, and printed material; newspapers and newsletters: plays and videos, 1970-1990’s.

2000.051 Journal of San Diego History, microfilm, 35mm, vol. 39-45.

2000.052 Printed material: Miscellaneous San Diego related, San Diego Federal Savings and Home Federal Savings posters. Diplomas, San Diego State College yearbook, ephemera.

2000.053 Margolin, ed. Native Ways: California Indian Stories and Memories; Bean, Lowell The Cahuilla Indians of Southern California, Blackburn, Thomas Before the Wilderness: Environmental Management by Native Americans; Shipek, Florence Delfina Cuero; Jackson, Robert Indian Population Decline; Hinton, Leanne Flutes of Fire; Kroeber, A. Handbook of the Indians of California; Heizer , R The California Indians.; Gendar, Jeannine Grass Games & Moon Races; Abel-Vidor, Suzanne Remember Your Relations; Bean, Lowell The Cahuilla Landscape; Keyworth, C. The First Americans: California Indians.

2000.054 Printed material: Miscellaneous San Diego related: San Diego Home/Garden Resources Guide 1999 & 2000; San Diego City Schools programs and directories. Serra Mesa Observer,” various dates.

2000.055 Printed material regarding Native Americans.

2000.056 Lundy Family papers: journals, correspondence, photos, and printed materials.

2000.057 Medical Society Auxiliary records. Miscellaneous printed material and ephemera.

2000.058 Adams, John R. Books and Authors of San Diego: A Check List. 1966.

2000.059 La Cava, Deanna. “The Santa Rosa Ranch & Parker Dear” 1996.

2000.060 Joseph H. Smith papers, correspondence,reminiscences.

2000.061 Printed material regarding Mexican music.

2000.062 “Pictorial San Diego, California”

2000.063 Robert Mann & Louise Glenn collection. Gertrude Peterson Hustana papers.

2000.064 Walker, Clifford J. One Eye Closed, the Other Red: The California Bootlegging Years. 1999.

2000.065 “San Diego Exposition 1915.”

2000.066 Chaput, Donald. Modest Fortunes: Mining in Northern Baja California. 1992; Cornfield, Daniel, ed. Working People of California. 1995; Camp, Charles L. Desert Rats. 1966.

2000.067 Audrey Peterson papers.

2000.068 Norma McCumber papers: “San Diego County Post Offices,” printed material, typescripts, and photographs.

2000.069 Campbell Industries records: reports, ephemera, and photographs.

2000.070 San Diego County, Superior Court, Probate Court records: Case files circa 1850-1880.

2000.071 Ganster, Paul, ed. “US – Mexican Border Environment: A Road Map to a Sustainable 2020.” 2000.

2000.072 San Diego County Fair programs.

2000.073 Printed material: Miscellaneous San Diego related.

2000.074 Joe Schmith papers.

2000.075 “1915 Exposition Souvenir Book.”

2000.076 Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation. Stewardship through the Ages, 1999.

2000.077 Thearle Music Co., printed material.

2000.078 Channel 4 San Diego. “Sig Mickelson Memorial.” 2000.

2000.079 Ames, Bette. Through Baja by RV. 1975.

2000.080 City of San Diego, City Clerk: Tideland Leases 1887-1952.

2000.081 Sherwood, Frank. “San Diegos’ World War I Potash Plant.” 1999.

2000.082 Five video tape excerpts regarding: Raquel Welch, Pete Wilson, Ted Williams, Martha Stewart, Lindbergh.

2000.083 Brandes, Ray and Flanigan, Kathleen. Historic Homes & Buildings in Rancho Santa Fe.1999; Historic Resources Inventory: Sweetwater Valley, 1990; Historic Resources Inventory: Ramona, 1991; “Oceanside, California’s Pride”: 1992 Cultural Resources Survey, 1993; Miller, Gary. Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in California: A Summary of Holdings [NARA, Laguna Niguel] and Guide to Other Sources.

2000.084 Kay Whitcomb papers, 1950-1999.

2000.085 Printed material from Alpine and La Mesa.

2000.086 David Singer papers, architectural drawings: Casa de Prado, Hall of Champions.

2000.087 “A Glimpse of San Diego County, 1953”.

2000.088 San Diego Magazine, 1971-1999.

2000.089 Kingdom of the West: The Mormons & the American Frontier, vol. 4, Army of Israel, Mormon Battalion Narratives. 2000.

2000.090 Hughart, Kathleen. “Women and Power in Alta California: 1769-1840.” USD, Masters thesis, 2000.

2000.091 Ribbel, Arthur. Yesterday in San Diego. 1990. San Diego High School annual, The Gray Castle, 1927.

2000.092 “Hortonville Centennial: The Gateway to the Valley, 1894-1994.” Photos of Hortonville.

2000.093 Legend, San Diego Junior College annual, 1954.

2000.094 Overton, Howard B. The 19th Coast Artillery and Fort Rosecrans: Remembrances. 1993. Thompson, Erwin N. The Guns of San Diego. 1994.

2000.095 Florence Hendrikson papers: courthouse clock restoration, ca. 1980.

2000.096 “Long, Long Ago: Oral History Project,” Vol.4, #s1-3.

2000.097 Mason, William. The Census of 1790: A Demographic History of Colonial California. 1998. “A Transcription of Major Samuel P. Heintzelman’s Journal.”

2000.098 The San Diegan and North Shores Sentinel, various dates.

2000.099 Miscellaneous San Diego newspapers, includes various notable headline editions.

2000.100 Printed material, various San Diego school annuals.

2000.101 Weber, Francis J. Memories of an Old Country Priest. 2000.

2000.102 San Diego Center for Children Foundation records, visitors registration book, scrapbook, videos and printed material, ca. 1989-2000.

2000.103 John Senrly to E.W. Morse, letter, 1859.

2000.104 Joseph F. Halloran memoirs regarding Julian, 1907.

2000.105 Frank W. Stevenson architectural records: portfolio of designs and photos, blueprints for Pearson res., St. Agnes Church, Athletic Club; administrative papers, 12 presentation renderings and panels, portfolio of 42 drawings and prints, personal papers, ca. 1920-1950.

2000.106 San Diego City Directories, 1911-1979. Miscellaneous directories, 1960-1995.

2000.107 Star of India and Ferryboat ‘Berkeley’, E Clampus Vitus dedication programs, 1999-2000.

2000.108 Schiff, Damien M. “Indians and the Franciscan Missions of California: An Historical Evaluation.” 2000.

2000.109 William Templeton Johnson architectural records: H.R. Peckman residence [vellum copies], 1927.

2000.110 Requa & Jackson architectural records: Merrill T. Miller residence, 1926-27.

2000.111 Howatt, William J., Jr. “Law, Justice & Courts in San Diego: A Glimpse of History.” 2000.

2000.112 Philipino-American Community of National City, programs.

2000.113 Lilian Rice architectural records, Simard residence, 1936-39.

2000.114 Clifford, Harold J. Geology of San Diego County: Legacy of the Land. 1997. New Millennium Homes, St. Claire development in Chula Vista, architectural rendering, 1995. Thomas Brothers Guide, 1998, 1999. Miscellaneous printed material and ephemera re: San Diego Opera, Symphony, Sierra Club, Chula Vista, Eastlake.

2000.115 Rosenthal, Lee. Catalina Tile of the Magic Isle. Printed material including San Diego Charity Ball programs, 1999-2000.

2000.116 Charles Wallace French collection of printed material.

2000.117 Archivo General de la Nacion Mexico, Californias, 1 & 2, index.

2000.118 “The Anchor: United States Naval Training Center, San Diego, California.”

2000.119 Hager, Anna M. Baja California Travels Series, General Index, vols. 1-49. 1991. Carillo, Fr. J. M. Story of Mission San Antonio de Pala, 1959. Fages, Pedro. Historical, Political & Natural History California. 1937.

2000.120 San Diego Lawn Bowling Club, printed material, 1990-1999.

2000.121 Hudgins Family collection: printed material.

2000.122 California Historical Landmarks, 1996.

2000.123 “Tia Juana Valley Wells,” map, 1937. Brandt, Rex.

Rex Brandts San Diego. 1969.

2000.124 Marston Family papers and artifacts.

2000.125 Ross & Ross Book Bindery records: Great Register for 1915 Exposition (Chamber of Commerce); Requa, Richard. Inside Lights on the Building of San Diego’s Exposition, 1935. 1937. Harris & Ross Bindery records: job book, 1908-1910.

2000.126 Heart of San Diego, video interviews #212-294.

2000.127 Lopez Family collection: biographical material.

2000.128 Makers of the San Diego 1915 Panama-California Exposition.

2000.129 Ben S. Rogers, scale drawings of Concord Stage coach.

2000.130 Theater programs and tickets, theater review clippings.

2000.131 Marie Herney Mueller collection: printed material and photograph.

2000.132 Printed material: San Diego Press Club, San Diego Padres, San Diego Dixieland Jazz Society, etc.

2000.133 Nevins, Joseph. “The Law of the Land, Historical Geography.”

2000.134 Marston Family papers, Anna Lee Gunn Marston composition book.

2000.135 Judge Madge Bradley collection: photograph and printed material.

2000.136 Marshal South collection: printed material and bibliography.

2000.137 National Geographic Bulletin, Nov. 14, 1966.

2000.138 Davis, Edward H. “A Short History of the Life of Edward H. Davis, as Recounted by Him…” typescript, ca. 1947.

2000.139 San Diego County records: bonds and bond records, ca. 1900s.

2000.140 William Templeton Johnson records: architectural drawings, 1917-1929.

2000.141 San Diego Opera records: Point Loma Guild of the San Diego Opera, scrapbooks, 1993-1996.

2000.142 Ferris, Johnson & Perkins records: Convent & Casa de Aguirre drawings, 1/2 size sheet bond copies status set, 2000.

2000.143 More Precious Than Gold: Contributions of the Mormon Battalion, videotape, 1997.

2000.144 Democracy Under Pressure: Japanese Americans and World War II, video tape and curriculum, 2000.

2000.145 Printed material: San Diego CPIE, Port of San Diego, Agriculture, ca. 1920- 1940.

2000.146 Printed material: Balboa Park and Balboa Park Museums, 1997-2000.

2000.147 Gwyn & Lancaster records: lot records, ca. 1900.

2000.148 Barbara Smith collection: clippings and printed material, 1945-2000.

2000.149 Golden Hill Cornerstone, ca. 1990.

2000.150 Maps: Naval Communications stations, 1954; Chollas Heights, 1992.

2000.151 Tom Bomar papers, typescripts and reports related to San Diego Chamber of Commerce and aviation, 1927-50.

2000.152 Newsletter, San Diego Model Railroad Museum, 1999-2000.

2000.153 NIWA, San Diego Japanese Friendship Garden, newsletter, 1999-2000.

2000.154 Seasons, San Diego Hall of Champions, newsletter, 1987-2000.

2000.155 Burlingame Club records, 1985-1995.

2000.156 News of the Presbytery, The Presbytery of San Diego, newsletter, 1984-2000.

2000.157 San Diego County Superior Court records, Minutes and Orders, Civil and Criminal, 1880-1881; Judgements, Civil and Criminal, 1880-1886; Orders and Decrees for Probate Proceedings, 1880-1882. Journal of Richard Stevens, 1885-1917. Fred Weitzen papers, 1960-1963. Lloyd E. Griffen Scrapbook, 1961-1969. San Diego Daily Transcript, 1987-1989. Printed material including published works on San Diego history and city directories.

2000.158 Newsletter, San Marcos Historical Society, 1999- 2000.

2000.159 Science Scope, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, newsletter, 1995-2000.

2000.160 W. A. Julian papers, 1888-1900.

2000.161 California Land Patents Database San Diego County, California. Index to Federal Land Records, 1856-1995; USGENWEB, 1850 U.S. Census San Diego County, California

2000.162 Goodbody, Michael. The Goodbody Family of Ireland; Family History of Joseph Troendly and Margaret (Deibel) Troendly, 1948.

2000.163 Printed material: San Diego bicentennial poster, California Pacific International Exposition Pictorial Guide, 1936.

2000.164 Pinera, David. American and English Influence on the Early Development of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, 1995.

2000.165 Printed material: Miscellaneous San Diego related. Telephone Almanac, 1931

2000.166 Enstrand, Iris and Davalos, Cynthia, The San Diego Yacht Club: A History 1886-2000, 2000.

2000.167 Van Bruggen, Coosje. John Baldessari, 1990. John Baldessari photo of Mary Ellen Hawe (Riedel).

2000.168 Printed material: Miscellaneous San Diego related & “E. Milton Barber residence” report.

2000.169 U.S. postage stamps: California Pacific International Exposition, 1935; Palomar Observatory, 1948; Father Junipero Serra, 1985; Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, 1992. Mint sheets and first day cover of Serra stamp.

2000.170 “Balboa the Park Beautiful” by O.R. Evans; “If Walls Could Talk;” “Eden Under Seige;” “Desert on the Ocean;” “San Diego Expo, 1916;” “Eden in the Desert;” “Balboa Park California Riviera, Water from the River;” “Boomtown Palace, The Villa Montezuma;” videotapes.

2000.171 “Sig Mickelson Memorial,” videotape, 1999.

2000.172 Mills, James, Historical Landmarks of San Diego County, 1960; Land of Sunshine, Vol.XI, no.6.

2000.173 Printed material, ephemera: Francis Parker School, Linda Vista.

2000.174 Blum, Nancy Pierce Phelps. “Every Life Matters: Some Genealogy of the Charles Olcott Pierce Family,” 2000.

Photograph Collection

The Photograph Collection received over 108 donations in 2000. Included in those accessions are the following.

2000/001 George Marlor Collection.

2000/002 Alfred Anderson Photographs and an El Cajon Photographer Studio’s glass plate collection (ca. 1920s). Carl Smerglinord donation.

2000/012 Cresci Family Photographs.

2000/016 Mid-City Press Photograph Collection.

2000/49 North County Rancho Photographs.

2000/052 Campbell Shipyard Photographs.

2000/056 San Diego Gas & Electric Photograph Collection. 20,000 images documenting SDG&E (1880s-1980s). Includes images of projects, buildings, employees, equipment, construction and public programs. Employees work safety photo ~ Natural Gas billboard ~ Plant under construction

2000/057 Faces of San Diego Family Photograph Collection. Over 120 San Diegans donated their family photographs to this collection. These donations resulted in the Faces of San Diego 2000 exhibition. [See three of these photographs]

2000/061 Scripps Family Photographs. Dixie Mitchell donation.

2000/72 Burk Family Photograph Collection.

2000/082 Steelquist Family photographs.

2000/83 Film of Franklin Roosevelt’s visit to San Diego, 1935.

2000/1000 San Diego 2000 Photograph Project. 400 images of San Diego County as it looks in the year 2000. Compliments a project in 1980 and other photographers work in other decades of the 20th century.

Curatorial Department

892 artifacts were received from 43 donors and ranged both in size and quantity. From the ca. 1870 Horton House lobby mirror to small pen wipe squares and fine art to Exposition souvenirs. All are important additions to the curatorial collections.


A brief sampling of artifacts received:

  • Horton House lobby mirror
  • Marston family items, including family china and 2 Rookwood vases that were wedding gifts to Harriet Marston Headley
  • paintings by Ethel Greene and Jean Swiggett
  • numerous cameras including the Elmer Roesler collection
  • Imig Manor Hotel china
  • Bonham Brothers Boys Band archival material and trophies
  • Campbell Industries tuna boat models
  • numerous reference books
  • copper light sconce designed by Ella Marie Wooley for the Civic Theatre
  • late 19th century cast iron stove

Costumes and Textiles

In 2000 the Costume and Textile collection received 18 gifts totaling 55 artifacts. The highlights of this year’s donation included:

  • 1942 WAVES Uniform. This donation included photographs of the donor in her uniform and other documents pertaining to her service from 1942-1945.
  • Souvenir Windbreaker. The jacket is made of Tyvek that has been printed with the nautical charts of San Diego Bay. It was a souvenir from the America’s Cup races of 1992.
  • City of San Diego School Safety Patrol Windbreaker The donor wore this jacket during her years on the Safety Patrol for Torrey Pines Elementary School in 1979-early 1980s.
  • Letterman’s Sweater and Football. John Butler, later a San Diego Mayor, wore this sweater during his sports career at San Diego State College, circa 1935.