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California Missions Souvenir Album: Finding Aid
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Access
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Overview of the Collection

    Title: California Missions Souvenir Album
    Dates (inclusive): approximately 1900
    Collection Number: photCL 23
    Creator: Pacific Novelty Co.
    Extent: 24 prints in 1 album; album 24 cm. x 30 cm. (9 ½ in. x 12 in.)
    Repository: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Photo Archives
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, California 91108
    Phone: (626) 405-2129
    Email: rarebooks@huntington.org
    URL: http://www.huntington.org
    Abstract: This souvenir album contains photographs and a few illustrations of California Missions, as well as smaller Catholic churches throughout California. The photographs are typical commercial views, with printed captions, taken by unknown photographer(s). The album was published by Pacific Novelty Co., and may have been created in the 1900s.
    Language: English.

    Access

    The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.  

    Administrative Information

    Publication Rights

    The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], California Missions Souvenir Album, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

    Provenance

    Acquisition records indicate only the surname “Wilcox,” March 24, 1945.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This souvenir album contains photographs and a few illustrations of California Missions, as well as smaller Catholic churches throughout California. The photographs are typical commercial views, with printed captions, taken by unknown photographer(s). The album was published by Pacific Novelty Co., and may have been created in the 1900s.
    The cover of the album has a small photograph of a mission bell and an embossed title: “Twenty-four Beautiful Views of the California Missions.” It also has paper covers, tied with a cord binding. The back cover is embossed “Published by Pacific Novelty Company, San Francisco” and “Made in Germany.” All of the images are photographs, except for the following, which are reproductions of illustrations or paintings: Santa Clara Mission; San Francisco de Asís Mission, Mission Santa Cruz and Mission San Rafael Arcángel (asistencia). Asistencias and Catholic churches included are: San Antonio de Pala Asistencia, Church of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels (Plaza Church), and the Royal Presidio Chapel.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Huntington Library's Online Catalog.  

    Subjects

    California missions -- Photographs.
    Catholic church buildings -- Photographs. -- Photographs.
    Mission La Purísima Concepción (Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Mission San Antonio de Pala -- Photographs.
    Mission San Carlos Borromeo (Carmel, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Mission San Francisco Solano (Sonoma, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Mission San Gabriel Arcangel (San Gabriel, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Mission San Juan Capistrano -- Photographs.
    Mission San Jose (Alameda County, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Mission San Miguel Arcangel (San Miguel, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Mission San Rafael Arcangel -- Photographs.
    Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (Mission : Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Plaza Church (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Royal Presidio Chapel (Monterey, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    San Antonio de Pádua (Mission) -- Photographs.
    San Buenaventura Mission -- Photographs.
    San Diego Mission -- Photographs.
    San Fernando, Rey de España (Mission : San Fernando, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    San Francisco de Asís Mission (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    San Juan Bautista (Mission : San Juan Bautista, Calif.) -- Photographs.
    San Luis Rey Mission (Calif.) -- Photographs.
    Santa Barbara Mission -- Photographs.
    Santa Clara Mission -- Photographs.
    Santa Cruz Mission -- Photographs.
    Santa Inés Mission (Solvang Calif.) -- Photographs.

    Forms/Genres

    Albums.
    Photographs.
    Pictorial works.