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Ernest Marquez Photograph Collection: Finding Aid
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The Ernest Marquez Photograph Collection contains photographic prints, negatives, photograph albums and ephemera compiled by collector Ernest Marquez, focused on the development of Santa Monica and Los Angeles from 1860s to 1980s, as well as other cities throughout California. The collection notably contains many 19th-century cabinet cards and stereographs, and a rare group of negatives, ca. 1890-1908, by early Los Angeles historian and amateur photographer George W. Hazard documenting the city at the turn of the century.
Ernest Marquez (b. 1924) is a descendant of Mexican land grantees who owned the 6,656-acre Rancho Boca de Santa Monica, comprising what is now Santa Monica Canyon and parts of Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades, California.
Approximately 10,900 photographs and negatives + ephemera, in 97 boxes.
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