Kent Hitchcock Photograph Collection

ca. 1940 - ca. 1950


Descriptive Summary

Title: Kent Hitchcock Photograph Collection
Dates: ca. 1940 - ca. 1950
Collection Number: 2008_02
Creator/Collector: Hitchcock, Kent
Extent: 4 linear feet; 4 boxes.
Repository: Sherman Library and Gardens
Abstract: The collection consists of photographic black and white photographs taken in the Newport Beach, California, area depicting various scenes of ships, fishing, buildings, boats, races, events, houses, and businesses during the 1940s and 1950s.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Kent Hitchcock Photograph Collection. Sherman Library and Gardens

Acquisition Information

The collection was purchased from Alta California Books, Laguna Beach, California.

Biography/Administrative History

Kent Hitchcock was a marine and commercial photographer based in Newport Beach, California.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection consists of photographic negatives and some black and white prints taken in the Newport Beach, California, area depicting various scenes of ships, fishing, buildings, boats, races, events, houses, and businesses during the 1940s and 1950s. There are many photos related to the Balboa Angling Club, most of which are of anglers with their catches.

Indexing Terms

Newport Beach (Calif.)

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