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Collection of Pictorial California Photographic Mockup Boards, 1920s-1930s
1483  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Preferred Citation
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Related Material

  • Title: Collection of Pictorial California Photographic Mockup Boards
    Collection number: 1483
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5.0 linear ft. (4 oversize flat boxes and 2 document boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1920s-1930s
    Abstract: Pictorial California was a publication founded by Eugene Swarzwald in 1925. It was made up entirely of photographs of California with captions but no other narration. This collection consists of mockup boards and loose photographs for the publication.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Pictorial California Photographic Mockup Boards (Collection 1483). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: BibID 

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Paul J. Brown.

    Processing Information

    Reprocessed by Lindsay Chaney in 2015 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT) , with assistance from Jillian Cuellar.

    Biography/History

    Pictorial California was a publication founded by Eugene Swarzwald in 1925. It was made up entirely of photographs of California with captions but no other narration. Photographs depict California cities, wilderness, and points of interest with emphasis on leisure activities.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of camera ready photographic mockup boards (c. 1920s-1930s) for the publication Pictorial California. Most of the photographs are unlabeled and undated.

    Organization and Arrangement

    This collection consists entirely of photographic mockup boards and loose photographs housed in 4 oversize flat boxes and 2 document boxes. They are not arranged in any particular order, as the boards are not labeled with issue numbers or dates. Most of the photos also do not have the location labeled.

    Related Material

    Pictorial California Collection, ca. 1926-1970  (Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County)
    Eugene Swarzwald Pictorial California and the Pacific Collection of Photographs   (The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Photo Archives)

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    California.
    Photographs.