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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William L. Brown Collection
    Dates: 1765-1971
    Collection Number: GC 1054
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .8 linear ft.
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Collection of ephemera including post cards, portraits (lithographs, engravings), postal covers, photographs (including tintypes and cyanotypes), and other materials, ca. 1760-1971 (bulk late 1800's to 1940's).
    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

    William L. Brown Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection of ephemera including post cards, portraits (lithographs, engravings), postal covers, photographs (including tintypes and cyanotypes), and other materials, ca. 1760-1971 (bulk late 1800's to 1940's). There are portraits of George and Martha Washington, U.S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, James Buchanon, Thomas Jefferson, Millard and Abigail Fillmore, Louis Daguerre, and others. Many of the postal covers are related to aviation. Four photograph albums: Los Angeles and Santa Monica; Santa Fe Springs and San Bernardino Mountains; California; and foreign locales.