GUIDE TO THE ELDON ANDERSON COLLECTION

COLLECTION NUMBER:
C007.

COLLECTION TITLE:
Eldon Anderson Collection.

CREATOR(S):
Eldon Anderson.

DATES OF MATERIAL:
1935-1936.

EXTENT:
39 negatives: safety film; 4 x 5 in.

LOCAL CONTROL NUMBERS:
Copy negatives: 84:15268/0-38.

REPOSITORY:
San Diego History Center
Booth Historical Photograph Archives
P.O. Box 81825
San Diego, CA 92138
1-619-232-6203

ACQUISITION INFORMATION:
Loan for copy from Eldon Anderson, [1984?]

RESTRICTIONS:
Open for research.

COPYRIGHT:
For permission to reproduce or publish, contact the curator of the Booth Historical Photograph Archives of the San Diego History Center. Reproduction or publication of any part of this collection must include the following information next to the image(s) or in a special section of credits: Eldon Anderson Collection, San Diego History Center, Booth Historical Photograph Archives.

GENERAL NOTES:
Arranged by local control number. Forms part of the San Diego Historical Society Negative Collection.

BIOGRAPHICAL OR HISTORICAL NOTE:
Eldon Anderson worked in the field of park planning and development before becoming an artist and photographer.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE:
The collection contains black-and-white copy negatives from original photographs by Eldon Anderson depicting Balboa Park during the California Pacific International Exposition of 1935-1936. It includes general views of buildings and people engaged in various activities, photographs of exposition passes, and portraits of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and those who served him at Casa del Rey Moro.

SUBJECTS INDEXED:
California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936: San Diego, Calif.)
Parks — California — San Diego.
Balboa Park (San Diego, Calif.)

CONTENTS LIST:

NegativeDescription
84:15268/01935 California Pacific International Exposition passes
84:15268/1President Franklin D. Roosevelt with those who served him
at Casa del Rey Moro [i.e. House of Hospitality]
84:15268/2Junior girls baseball team
84:15268/3Fountain near Arboretum [i.e. Botanical Building]
84:15268/4Building facade [House of Charm]
84:15268/5House of Hospitality courtyard
84:15268/6House of Hospitality courtyard
84:15268/7California Pacific International Exposition buildings
84:15268/8Man by structure
84:15268/9Museum of Art facade
84:15268/10Botanical Building
84:15268/11California Tower from arcade
84:15268/12Gateway near Organ Pavillion
84:15268/13Girl with fruit
84:15268/14Girl with fruit
84:15268/15Technician and girl with sound equipment
84:15268/16Technician and girl with sound equipment
84:15268/17Technician and girl with sound equipment
84:15268/18Two men
84:15268/19Luncheon speaker
84:15268/20Man at desk
84:15268/21Girl with model telescope
84:15268/22Girl modeling oversize shoes
84:15268/23Girls on steam engine
84:15268/24Girl being fitted with oversize shoes
84:15268/25Girl in oversize shoes
84:15268/26Girls holding giant letters spelling “Expo”
84:15268/27Two men with Humpty Dumpty
84:15268/28Men working on model characters
84:15268/29Two men in park
84:15268/30Two women dressing child performer
84:15268/31Two men in park
84:15268/32Man holding child performer
84:15268/33Large group of men in park
84:15268/34Babies among flowers
84:15268/35Overview of park layout
84:15268/36Arch of the Future reflected in pool
84:15268/37Museum of Man and California Tower
84:15268/38  Aerial view of park