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Guide to the Vivian Rostron Collection (1928-1999)

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This collection was assembled by Vivian Rostron. It was donated to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History in 2012 by her estate.


Number of Containers: 5 Boxes
Linear Feet: 2 1/2 linear feet


Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Archives
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060


This collection consists primarily of materials related to Vivian Rostron. It also contains materials related to the Aichberg (Eichberg) family who were the foster parents of Rose Aichberg, Vivian’s mother. Rose Aichberg married George Henry Rostron having children Vivian and Marcella. Included in the collection are correspondence, personal journals, family documents, and memorabilia. The collection primarily reflects Vivian Rostron’s interests, livelihoods, and education.


The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Preferred Citation

Vivian Rostron Collection, The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, CA

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the head of Archives at MAH. Researchers may be responsible for obtaining copyright permission to use material not produced by museum personnel.

Process By

G. Gardner

Date Completed