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Campion (Charney J.) Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1971-023

Content Description

Twenty-six (26) lot collection of Santa Barbara area materials including yearbooks, photographs, negatives, glass plates, postcards, books, booklets, pamphlets, brochures, correspondence, and a diploma.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Mr. Charney J. Campion

Restrictions Apply



  • 1917 - 1950


1. Three (3) Olive & Gold annuals (a) Two copies June, 1917, (b) one copy June, 1918 2. Green and gold framed, tinted photo of Capistrano Mission, approx. 12 5/8" x 10 1.2" 3. Black framed photo of Marshall Dill and Clyde Edmondson, approx. 9 3/4" x 7 5/8" 4. Group of what appear to be photos of high school classmates, some identified, [Virginia Tinker, Thomas Greenleaf, Dee Truitt] some not 5. Black box containing various snapshots and negatives 6. Various envelopes of photos and snapshots, including one group of photos apparently of Clyde Edmondson 7. Numerous negatives, some on glass, of Santa Barbara and some presumably family and friends 8. Small black box containing rolls of film 9. Group of postcards of Santa Barbara Earthquake 10. Large album of Santa Barbara, published by the Mission Book Store, Santa Barbara 11. Large album of Santa Barbara, published by Osborne's Book Store 12. "Trees of Santa Barbara" by Maunsell Van Rensselaer, autographed to Clyde Edmondson, copyright 1940 13. (a-h) Various booklets and pamphlets about Santa Barbara 14. brochures pertaining to: (a) Rockwood, (b) The De La Guerra House, (c) El Encanto, (d) San Ysidro Ranch, (e) Hotel Californian, (f) The Samarkand, (g) Camp Ynez 15. "Dummy" of Book of Photographs with written word probably by A. R. Edmondson, with letter to son, Clyde 16. Two typed booklets copyrighted by A.R. Edmondson (a) "Nature's Message", (b) "Life's Joys Vibrant Ideals" 17. (a-f) Documents and papers re Coast Merchants protective Association and A. R. Edmondson 18. Letters of recommendation for Alfred R. Edmondson 19. (a-h) Various documents and papers of Clyde Edmondson 20. Paper by D.M. Edmondson re Kelp Club, with various photos 21. Pamphlet of Portola Festival & Pageant - Oct. 13-26, 1948 22. Honor Awards - Civic & Commercial Architecture in Santa Barbara and Montecito 1928-1929 23. Booklet "California Centennials" 1948, 1949, 1950 24. (a-f) Six Religious booklets 25. Clyde Edmondson's Diploma of Graduation from Santa Barbara High School.