About the Archive

The California Pacific Exposition Digital Archive was created by The Committee of One Hundred, dedicated to preserving Balboa Park’s Historic architecture, gardens, and public spaces. As an aggregator, the website has contributions from many sources.

Contributors of information, documents, images:


California State Archives, William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection

Duclo Collection

The Committee of One Hundred (now The Balboa Park Committee of 100)

Fresno State Library, Donald G. Larson Collection

The Henry Ford

Huntington Digital Archives

San Diego Air & Space Museum

San Diego Public Library, Special Collections

San Diego City Clerk Digital Archives

San Diego History Center

Spreckels Organ Society

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University


Dan Abbott

Ranger Kim Duclo

John Earl

Michael Kelly

Joy and Merle Ledford

Chris Lind

David Marshall

Betty Peabody

Rosemary Anne Phelan Photo Collection

Roger Showley

William Woolman

William Van Dusen