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