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California's Gold administrative collection

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: 2016-008-r-c

Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of internal documents and media related to the planning and implementation of the Huell Howser Archives and the California's Gold exhibit, as well as ongoing administrative documents for the archive. Included are blueprints, drawings, and planning documents for the exhibit; planning documents for events related to the exhibit and archive opening; records of the digitization process; internal documents related to the staffing of the exhibit and archive; materials related to the Huell Howser documentary; information on Howser's estate; loan agreements; a teaching guide; and newspaper clippings.


  • 2011 - 2015

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.


1 Linear Feet (1 carton)


Huell Howser was a broadcast journalist and television host most widely known for his television series, California's Gold, which ran on various California public television stations from 1991 through 2012. The collection consists of materials related to the development, implementation, and maintenance of theCalifornia's Gold exhibit and the Huell Howser Archives located in the Leatherby Libraries of Chapman University.


The collection is arranged into the following series: Series 1: Archive -- Series 2: Exhibit -- Series 3: Events -- Series 4: Digitization -- Series 5: Correspondence -- Series 6: Documentary -- Series 7: Estate -- Series 8: Loan Agreements -- Series 9: Teaching Guide -- Series 10: Publicity

Related Materials

California's Gold Collection, 2011.114.r.c.

Huell Howser Papers, 2012.123.r.c.

California's Gold Memorial Collection, 2013.011.r.c.

The Huell Howser Califonia's Gold Book Collection, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Finding Aid for the "California's Gold" administrative collection
Lauren Menges
June 22, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange 92866 USA US