San Diego City Clerk's Archives
10 documents, including official correspondence, Resolutions by Common Council of the City of San Diego, procedural cover sheets, a site map, a drawing of proposed breakwater, notes and a letter from concerned resident. Online items available
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San Diego City Clerk's Archives
Six documents Online items available
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San Diego City Clerk's Archives
Four documents, including an original architectural detail drawing in water color. Online items available
Irving J. Gill documents discovered in the City Clerk Archives, City of San Diego, dated 1904 and 1911. Irving Gill, an American architect, (1870-1936), is considered a pioneer of the modern movement in architecture. Gill came to San Diego in 1893 after working at a Chicago architecture firm with Frank Lloyd Wright. He designed several buildings in San Diego and Southern California which are considered among the region39;s best. More than a dozen of his designs are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. His works include: the George W. Marston House, Old Scripps Building at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography in La Jolla, CA (the oldest oceanographic research building in continuous use in the United States), Horton Plaza Fountain, Sunnyslope Lodge, La Jolla Recreational Center, La Jolla Women39;s Club, The Bishop39;s School, Ellen Browning Scripps Residence (now the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego), The Green Dragon Cottages in La Jolla, and the Administration ... Read More
San Diego City Clerk's Archives
25 documents and 2 photographs Online items available
A collection of document archives relating to Kate O. Sessions, horticulturist, landscaper, city gardener, and nursery and cut flower business owner in San Diego, dating from 1891-1940, from the City Clerk’s Archives, City of San Diego, CA. Miss Sessions is considered the mother of San Diego’s Balboa Park, formerly known as City Park or the Fourteen Hundred Acre Public Park; and the location of the 1915 Panama- California Exposition, the 1916 Panama-California International Exposition and the 1935-1936 California Pacific International Exposition. Documents consist of those Miss Sessions personally submitted to the City of San Diego, as well as those submitted by others but referencing her. The collection features a 1891 letter by Frederick Law Olmsted (considered the father of U. S. landscape architecture) responding to Miss Sessions’ inquiry regarding the planning of City Park accompanied by her handwritten notes presenting his letter to the Common Council of the City of San ... Read More
San Diego City Clerk's Archives
10 documents and 5 photographs Online items available
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San Diego City Clerk's Archives
five separate documents, including ordinances, petitions and correspondence Online items available
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San Diego City Clerk's Archives
Seven archive documents totalng 17 pages, including maps, a watercolor sketch, list of signatures, petitions to the City of San Diego, procedural action cover sheets, and news clippings Online items available
Petitions and protests with supporting documentation submitted to the City of San Diego during the years 1902 and 1903 regarding the tunneling through coastal land in La Jolla to access from land the popular sea caves of La Jolla, then known as the Mammoth Caves of La Jolla, creating a tourist and visitor attraction and experience for a small fee. Two La Jollan property owners on Cave Street were interested in the endeavor, Thomas Diamond and Prof. Gustav Schultz