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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bennie Pico Collection
    Dates: 1847-1907
    Collection Number: P-170
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .2 linear feet (Boxes: 1 letter, 2 ov)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
    Abstract: Family photos and views of Southern California. Primarily photographs (daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes and prints) of General Andres Pico, his adopted son Romulo, Romulo's wife Catalina Brent and their descendants. A color postcard of the Pio Pico Mansion published by Harriet Strong. Also some manuscripts, including letters from General Pico to Romulo; an account ledger of 1847. English and Spanish. 1847-1907, undated
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Bennie Pico Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    General Andres Pico (1810-1876) fought against the Americans in the U.S. War with Mexico (1846-1848) and signed the Treaty of Cahuenga in January 1847. He was the younger brother to Pio Pico.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Family photos and views of Southern California. Primarily photographs (daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes and prints) of General Andres Pico, his adopted son Romulo, Romulo's wife Catalina Brent and their descendants. A color postcard of the Pio Pico Mansion published by Harriet Strong. Also some manuscripts, including letters from General Pico to Romulo; an account ledger of 1847. English and Spanish. 1847-1907, undated

    Indexing Terms

    Californios
    Mexican War, 1846-1848.