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Arcadia Bandini de Baker Photographs, 1904
P-274  
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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: Arcadia Bandini de Baker Photographs, 1904
    Dates: 1904
    Collection Number: P-274
    Creator/Collector: Sullivan, Kate
    Extent: (Boxes: ½ letter)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: A group of seven photographs: Arcadia Bandini de Baker (1825-1912) and members of her family, taken in 1904; a photograph of her summer home in Santa Monica; a photograph of Kate Sullivan, Bandini's personal assistant for many years.
    Language of Material: No linguistic content; Not applicable

    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

    Arcadia Bandini de Baker Photographs, 1904. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Arcadia Bandini was the daughter of the Juan Bandini, a Peruvian-born Italian who arrived in California at the time of Mexico's struggle for independence against Spain. Arcadia acquired land and wealth through inheritance and marriages, first to Abel Stearns (1798-1871); after being widowed, she married Colonel Robert S. Baker (1826-1894), owner of Rancho San Vicente y Santa Monica, and they co-founded the city of Santa Monica. She died September 15, 1912 in Santa Monica.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    A group of seven photographs: Arcadia Bandini de Baker (1825-1912) and members of her family, taken in 1904; a photograph of her summer home in Santa Monica; a photograph of Kate Sullivan, Bandini's personal assistant for many years.

    Indexing Terms

    Californios
    Bandini, Arcadia, 1825-1912