This collection contains photographs of Newport Beach, Long
Beach and Compton, primarily relating to natural disasters, such as fires, floods
R. J. Briscoe was a member of the Newport Beach Fire Department starting in 1931. He
retired as Fire Chief.
179 photographic prints.
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Sherman Library. Literary
rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the
responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The Sherman
Library do not hold the copyright.
Collection is open for research.