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Name Hillsborough
Number of Archive records 21
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Image of 2014.029.005 - Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large oval appears at center outlined by two darker green lines. Above the oval in dark gray writing is, "1998 DECORATORS' SHOW HOUSE." Below the word 'SHOW' is a graphic of a black and yellow butterfly with motion lines. Inside the circle is a photograph of the Hillsborough Crosby estate that shows a white house with a gray roof. There is a lawn visible around the building. On the lawn in white cursive script is "The Crosby Estate." To the right inside the oval is an illustration of Bing Crosby wearing a brimmed hat and smoking a pipe.  He is wearing a light blue collared shirt, a darker blue sweater, gray pants, and golf shoes. His left arm is bent with his fist on his hip and he holds a golf club in his right hand. Crosby stands with his right leg over his left. The illustration of Crosby is printed over the photo of the estate at center with his lower legs outside of the oval on the background of the poster. Text at the bottom of the poster reads, "BENEFITING THE COYOTE POINT MUSEUM  /  FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION."

2014.029.005 - Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large oval appears at center outlined by two darker green lines. Above the oval in dark gray writing is, "1998 DECORATORS' SHOW HOUSE." Below the word 'SHOW' is a graphic of a black and yellow butterfly with motion lines. Inside the circle is a photograph of the Hillsborough Crosby estate that shows a white house with a gray roof. There is a lawn visible around the building. On the lawn in white cursive script is "The Crosby Estate." To the right inside the oval is an illustration of Bing Crosby wearing a brimmed hat and smoking a pipe. He is wearing a light blue collared shirt, a darker blue sweater, gray pants, and golf shoes. His left arm is bent with his fist on his hip and he holds a golf club in his right hand. Crosby stands with his right leg over his left. The illustration of Crosby is printed over the photo of the estate at center with his lower legs outside of the oval on the background of the poster. Text at the bottom of the poster reads, "BENEFITING THE COYOTE POINT MUSEUM / FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION."

Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large ova

Image of 2014.029.001 - Sport Coat Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1959 - 1977. Plaid jacket predominately green with white yellow, purple, and black colors integrated into the pattern. Jacket has a wide collar.  Two gray buttons hold the jacket shut. On the right towards the center are two pockets. Top pocket is 4" wide with a 2" flap. Pocket below is 6" long with no flap. On the left side towards the top is a 4" pocket. On the bottom left is a 6" pocket. At the end of each sleeve are two small gray buttons. The jacket is partially lined with a grayish-brown material with a satin finish. The inside of the sleeves is lined in a white fabric with a satin finish. Towards the top of the coat interior near the collar is a white label with blue text that reads, "BING CROSBY." On the inside right there is a 6" pocket. Below the pocket is a black patch with embroidered cursive white writing that reads, "Tony DeGrandis  /  INC." Around the patch is white stitching. The back of the jacket has a 12.5" slit. Jacket shoulders are padded.

2014.029.001 - Sport Coat Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1959 - 1977. Plaid jacket predominately green with white yellow, purple, and black colors integrated into the pattern. Jacket has a wide collar. Two gray buttons hold the jacket shut. On the right towards the center are two pockets. Top pocket is 4" wide with a 2" flap. Pocket below is 6" long with no flap. On the left side towards the top is a 4" pocket. On the bottom left is a 6" pocket. At the end of each sleeve are two small gray buttons. The jacket is partially lined with a grayish-brown material with a satin finish. The inside of the sleeves is lined in a white fabric with a satin finish. Towards the top of the coat interior near the collar is a white label with blue text that reads, "BING CROSBY." On the inside right there is a 6" pocket. Below the pocket is a black patch with embroidered cursive white writing that reads, "Tony DeGrandis / INC." Around the patch is white stitching. The back of the jacket has a 12.5" slit. Jacket shoulders are padded.

Sport Coat Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1959 - 1977. Plaid jacket predominately green with white yellow, purple, and black colors integrated into the pattern. Jacket has a wide collar. Two gray buttons hold the jacket shut. On the right towards the center are two pockets. Top pocket is 4" wide with a 2" flap. Pocket below is 6" long with no flap. On the left side towards the top is a 4" pocket. On the bottom left is a 6" pocket. At the end of each sleeve are two small gray buttons. The jacket is partially lined with a grayish-brown material with a satin finish. The inside of the sleeves is lined in a white fabric with a satin finish. Towards the top of the coat interior near the collar is a white

Image of 2014.029.002 - Cashmere Scarf Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1950s - 1977. Scarf is solid red with one and a quarter inch fringe on both ends. There is a manufacturer label on the back right hand corner of the scarf. It has a graphic of a sheep with "HILLTOP BRAND" printed above. To the bottom right of the sheep it says "REGD." On the right side of the label text reads "100% PURE  /  CASHMERE  /  MADE IN GT. BRITAIN."  A cloth label is adhered at bottom center next to the manufacturer label. The label is white with blue ink text that reads "Bing Crosby."

2014.029.002 - Cashmere Scarf Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1950s - 1977. Scarf is solid red with one and a quarter inch fringe on both ends. There is a manufacturer label on the back right hand corner of the scarf. It has a graphic of a sheep with "HILLTOP BRAND" printed above. To the bottom right of the sheep it says "REGD." On the right side of the label text reads "100% PURE / CASHMERE / MADE IN GT. BRITAIN." A cloth label is adhered at bottom center next to the manufacturer label. The label is white with blue ink text that reads "Bing Crosby."

Cashmere Scarf Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1950s - 1977. Scarf is solid red with one and a quarter inch fringe on both ends. There is a manufacturer label on the back right hand corner of the scarf. It has a graphic of a sheep with "HILLTOP BRAND" printed above. To the bottom right of the sheep it says "REGD." On the right side of the label text reads "100% PURE / CASHMERE / MADE IN GT. BRITAIN." A cloth label is adhered at bottom center next to the manufacturer label. The label is white with blue ink text that reads "Bing Crosby."

Image of 2014.029.003 - Golf Club 'Wood' owned and used by Crosby, n.d. Golf club handle is spiral-wrapped leather. 
The top of the handle is black plastic. The shaft is metal. Three and one half inches below the handle is an adhesive sticker that reads, "Mac Hunter Company  /  True Temper Dynamic  /  MADE IN USE." "Mac Hunter" is in black ink on a transparent background and the rest of the text is transparent on a black background. At the base of the club is gold-colored wire wrapped tightly around the metal shaft onto the wooden strike plate. Strike plate is polished wood with a flattened side exposing lighter-colored wood. On top of the strike plate the wood grain has a teardrop pattern. The bottom has a metal plate with an engraved red figure swinging a golf club. Engraved text colored green on the plate reads "Auld  /  Classic  /  MID  /  SPOON." A sticker is adhered 12" from the bottom of the club. Text on the sticker in black ink reads, "True Temper (R) /  FINEST QUALITY  /  MADE IN U.S.A."

2014.029.003 - Golf Club 'Wood' owned and used by Crosby, n.d. Golf club handle is spiral-wrapped leather. The top of the handle is black plastic. The shaft is metal. Three and one half inches below the handle is an adhesive sticker that reads, "Mac Hunter Company / True Temper Dynamic / MADE IN USE." "Mac Hunter" is in black ink on a transparent background and the rest of the text is transparent on a black background. At the base of the club is gold-colored wire wrapped tightly around the metal shaft onto the wooden strike plate. Strike plate is polished wood with a flattened side exposing lighter-colored wood. On top of the strike plate the wood grain has a teardrop pattern. The bottom has a metal plate with an engraved red figure swinging a golf club. Engraved text colored green on the plate reads "Auld / Classic / MID / SPOON." A sticker is adhered 12" from the bottom of the club. Text on the sticker in black ink reads, "True Temper (R) / FINEST QUALITY / MADE IN U.S.A."

Golf Club 'Wood' owned and used by Crosby, n.d. Golf club handle is spiral-wrapped leather. The top of the handle is black plastic. The shaft is metal. Three and one half inches below the handle is an adhesive sticker that reads, "Mac Hunter Company / True Temper Dynamic / MADE IN USE." "Mac Hunter" is in black ink on a transparent background and the rest of the text is transparent on a black background. At the base of the club is gold-colored wire wrapped tightly around the metal shaft onto the wooden strike plate. Strike plate is polished wood with a flattened side exposing lighter-colored wood. On top of the strike plate the wood grain has a teardrop pattern. The bottom has a metal p

Image of 2014.029.007 - Autographed Bing Crosby Vinyl Pillow, n.d. Rectangular pillow has a black and white photograph of Bing Crosby printed on vinyl fabric on the front side with glossy vinyl fabric on the back and sides. The black fabric has a pattern of creases running through it. The sides of the pillow are an inch and a half deep. The photograph on the front shows Bing Crosby in three quarter profile with his face turned toward the camera. He is wearing a plaid jacket with white buttoned down shirt, tie, and pants. He is wearing a white brimmed hat with a black band. His right arm is visible with the hand inside the pocket. He is standing outdoors with a building and a large tree in the background. The pillow is signed in the center with blue ink that reads, "To Priscella  /  Yours  /  Bing  /  Crosby."

2014.029.007 - Autographed Bing Crosby Vinyl Pillow, n.d. Rectangular pillow has a black and white photograph of Bing Crosby printed on vinyl fabric on the front side with glossy vinyl fabric on the back and sides. The black fabric has a pattern of creases running through it. The sides of the pillow are an inch and a half deep. The photograph on the front shows Bing Crosby in three quarter profile with his face turned toward the camera. He is wearing a plaid jacket with white buttoned down shirt, tie, and pants. He is wearing a white brimmed hat with a black band. His right arm is visible with the hand inside the pocket. He is standing outdoors with a building and a large tree in the background. The pillow is signed in the center with blue ink that reads, "To Priscella / Yours / Bing / Crosby."

Autographed Bing Crosby Vinyl Pillow, n.d. Rectangular pillow has a black and white photograph of Bing Crosby printed on vinyl fabric on the front side with glossy vinyl fabric on the back and sides. The black fabric has a pattern of creases running through it. The sides of the pillow are an inch and a half deep. The photograph on the front shows Bing Crosby in three quarter profile with his face turned toward the camera. He is wearing a plaid jacket with white buttoned down shirt, tie, and pants. He is wearing a white brimmed hat with a black band. His right arm is visible with the hand inside the pocket. He is standing outdoors with a building and a large tree in the background. The pillow

Image of 2015.001.05235.1 - Carolands Chateau Covered Entrance, 1964

2015.001.05235.1 - Carolands Chateau Covered Entrance, 1964

Carolands Chateau Covered Entrance, 1964. Black and white negative shows a covered entranceway to the main doors at the Carolands Chateau in Hillsborough, California. The entrance has several shallow steps leading up to double doors flanked by columns at right in the image. The scene also includes a potted plant at left and ornate wall sconces. The house is built in the Beaux-Arts architectural style. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.05257.1 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillborough, 1964

2015.001.05257.1 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillborough, 1964

La Daphene Mansion in Hillborough, 1964. Black and white negative shows La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, California. In the center of the image is a classic Greco-Roman style white stone statue of a woman wearing a robe (likely a stola). The statue is behind a low hedge with fountains and is in front of a long rectangular pool that has a terraced landscape to either side. Past the pool are steps leading to the two-story mansion. There are six columns that support a second-story balcony. To the left of the mansion is a stand of trees. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.07299.1 - Bing Crosby in Hillsborough, 1965

2015.001.07299.1 - Bing Crosby in Hillsborough, 1965

Bing Crosby in Hillsborough, 1965. Black and white negative of Bing Crosby outside of his home in Hillsborough, California. He wears a plaid sports coat and hat and carries a golf club. He stands in front of a a brick building with vines along the wall and a Ford Comet automobile. The Comet was the offical car of the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am Golf Championship. Photographer Norton Pearl notes that this was a publicity shot for the opening of Pebble Beach.

Image of 2015.001.05235.7 - Carolands Chateau, Hillsborough, 1964

2015.001.05235.7 - Carolands Chateau, Hillsborough, 1964

Black and white negative shows the north façade of Carolands Chateau in Hillsborough, California. A concrete stairway flanked by pillars appears in the foreground, which leads to a large lawn with a Beaux-Arts mansion visible in the distance above center. The lawn appears unmaintained with patches of weeds near the staircase.

Image of 2015.001.05257.3 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, 1964

2015.001.05257.3 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, 1964

La Daphene Mansion in Hillborough, 1964. Black and white negative shows the grounds of La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, California. In the center of the image is a long rectangular pool that has a terraced landscape to either side. Fountains and a Greco-Roman style white stone statue of a woman wearing a robe appears at the far side of the pool centered between two tall pruned trees. A building with three large windows appears in the background surrounded by a landscape with various types of trees and other vegetation. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.05257.5 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, 1964

2015.001.05257.5 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, 1964

La Daphene Mansion in Hillborough, 1964. Black and white negative shows La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, California. The foreground of the image contains landscaped grounds that lead to an oval-shaped pool. The pool appears in the image at mid-ground, center right. A two-story mansion with columns decorating the façade of the first floor is visible above center in the distance. Rows of pruned trees are visible to the right and left of the building.

Image of 2015.001.05257.8 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, 1964

2015.001.05257.8 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, 1964

La Daphene Mansion in Hillborough, 1964. Black and white negative shows the grounds of La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, California. A sculpture of a figure wearing robes appears in the foreground at left across from a large potted plant. The background of the image shows a long rectangular pool in a terraced landscape and a building with three large windows. Part of a series.