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The Steele Family Collection consists of photographs, ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings and photocopied research materials pertaining to the Steele family genealogy, the land in California, and their dairy and farming business. The bulk of the Collection is secondary source information with only a few original documents. The Steele Family came to California and purchased a […]
This collection consists of photographs, ephemera and artifacts collected by the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History. This material is representative of various people, places, and events related to Santa Cruz County art, culture and history. The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History can trace its origin to the late-1800s when and the collection of […]
This collection consists of the meeting minutes book (5/21/1930 – 12/12/1956) and the general (1937 – ), cash and loan ledgers (1930 – 1960) for the Santa Cruz Investment Company. The book and ledgers provide details on who the Board of Directors were and the loans provided by the company. The investment company became the […]
This collection consists of photograph album of various sites in and around Santa Cruz County plus other locations in California such as Yosemite and Denair. The photograph album contains 246 photographs.
This collection consists of loose photographs of various sites in and around Santa Cruz County plus two panoramic photographs of California Spanish American War Veteran Association Annual Meetings and the Santa Cruz High School Cardinals for 1947-1949. There are a total of 45 photographs in this collection.
This collection consists of used and unused individual picture postcards and postcard sets. These postcards are of various locations throughout Santa Cruz County, California and beyond.
This collection consists of scrapbook of the Chaparral Poets activities in and around Santa Cruz County from about 1949 to 1969. The front page of the scrapbook contains a photograph of an elderly lady, assume to be a founding member of the Sonnet Club (Fay Frykland?). The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings of meetings and activities […]
This collection consists of different items related to Santa Cruz County. It includes the donation of individual items to the museum archives. Also included in this section are the transcribed diaries of various individuals related to Santa Cruz County history. The items in this collection may be transferred to other collections if appropriate.
The Santa Cruz Art League was founded in 1919 in Santa Cruz, California by a group of artists informally known as the Jolly Daubers. Originally known as the “Arts and Crafts Group,” the League was dedicated to the promotion and exhibition of traditional, representational art created in the region. This collection contains copies of the […]
This collection consists of two small photograph albums of various sites in Santa Cruz County. The photograph albums contain 29 photographs. The collection reflects various sites of interest.