Horner Architectural Photography Collection

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Horner next hit Architectural Photography Collection

Special Collections Department



Robert E. Kennedy Library

1 Grand Avenue

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Contact Information

  • Special Collections Department
  • Robert E. Kennedy Library
  • 1 Grand Avenue
  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
  • Phone: 805/756—2305
  • Fax: 805/756—5770
  • Email: archives@lib.calpoly.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.calpoly.edu/specialcollections/
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Denise Fourie
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
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© 2008 Trustees of the California State University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: previous hit Horner next hit Architectural Photography Collection
Date (inclusive): circa 1920s
Collection number: MS 110
Creator: Benjamin Bean previous hit Horner next hit , 1893-1971
Extent: 10 boxes
Languages: English
Repository: Special Collections, Robert E. Kennedy Library
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Abstract: The previous hit Horner next hit Architectural Photography Collection contains 307 vintage, black and white mounted photographs taken by Benjamin Bean previous hit Horner next hit (1893-1971), an architect who practiced in Southern California, primarily Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. The photographs are from the 1920s; the majority of the images are of historic structures in England and California.

Provenance

Anonymous gift.

Restrictions on Access

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Preferred Citation

previous hit Horner next hit Architectural Photography Collection, Special Collections, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Abbreviations Used:
c.: circa
n.pag.: no page

Biography

Benjamin Bean previous hit Horner next hit (1893-1971) was an architect who practiced in Southern California, primarily Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
He was born in Michigan to William C. previous hit Horner next hit , a drafter for a furniture factory, and his wife, Emily, both natives of England. The family also lived in Indiana when Benjamin was a teen. He graduated from Purdue University and belonged to the Tau Beta Pi Association, a national engineering honor society. previous hit Horner next hit then served in World War I with the Army Engineering Corps.
By 1920, he was single and living in Los Angeles, listing his occupation in the federal census as a "technical engineer" in the machine manufacturing industry. The 1930 census finds him still living in Los Angeles and married to his first wife, Adelaide (1897-193?), with his occupation now described as a civil engineer. Passenger list records show that the couple spent time overseas, sailing to and from New York and England in the fall of 1926. previous hit Horner's next hit second wife, Esther Ruth Vanrossum (1901-1985), was from his home state of Michigan. They were married in the 1930s, with three sons born to them (William, Benjamin Harold, and Peter). The Horners lived in Santa Barbara until 1948 when they moved to Ojai.
While abroad visiting England and the Continent during the 1920s, previous hit Horner next hit photographed the historic buildings, manor houses, and villages found in this collection. The images include elevations as well as close-ups; his keen eye for architectural detail is reflected in these photographic studies.
Back in the U. S., previous hit Horner's next hit travels throughout California during the 1920s led him to explore the state's romantic past. His photos of historic adobe structures from the Spanish and Mexican periods of history strongly evoke this bygone era.
Among his documented architectural commissions is the Croyden House, built in 1928 at 165 Middle Road, Montecito, California. This house was supposedly originally designed for his one-time business partner, a Mr. Hawkins. Other clients included silent film stars Noah Beery, Carol Dempster and Jack Mulhall.
Benjamin Bean previous hit Horner next hit died on May 21,1971 at the age of 77 while traveling abroad.
Sources
"Benjamin previous hit Horner next hit ." [Obituary] The Ojai Valley News. 26 May 1971: no page
California Death Index (1940-1997), Ancestry.com
"Church Prayer Chapel Chosen as Memorial." Los Angeles Times 26 March 1940: no page
1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 U. S. Census, Ancestry.com
Santa Barbara Photo Tours: Listing Information, 165 Middlefield Road. http://www.sbphototours.com/Preview/default.php?ListingID=3160&AgentID=703&branded=1 
Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com

Scope and Content Note

The previous hit Horner next hit Architectural Photography Collection contains 307 vintage, black and white mounted photographs taken by Benjamin Bean previous hit Horner next hit (1893-1971), an architect who practiced in Southern California, primarily Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. While the size of the photos themselves varies somewhat, they are generally about 9 ½ x 7 ½ or 7 ½ x 9 ½; with the mounts they are all 12 ½ x 19. The photos are mounted on watercolor stock.
Where possible, the provenance, or original organization, of the papers has been preserved. However, in order to simplify access to the collection for researchers, some materials in specific formats and topics were reorganized and refoldered to more accurately reflect their contents.
The previous hit Horner next hit Architectural Photography Collection has one series and five subseries:
Series 1. Photographs, circa 1920s
A. California Adobes
B. England
C. France
D. Italy
E. Switzerland
The previous hit Horner next hit Architectural Photography Collection is housed in 10 boxes, with subseries A. California Adobes and B. England containing the most extensive (3 boxes and 7 boxes respectively) portions of the collection.
Subseries A. California Adobes contains unique material depicting historic adobe structures dating back to California's Spanish and Mexican periods (19th century). Most of the buildings were in a state of decay when previous hit Horner next hit photographed them during the 1920s; today many of them have since either been restored or destroyed.
Subseries B. England contains the largest number of photographs; these include images of historic buildings, halls, manor houses, and villages, as well as close-up studies of architectural details such as doorways, windows, stairways, and drawer pulls.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

previous hit Horner , Benjamin Bean, 1893-1971
Adobe houses-- California -- Photographs
Architecture -- California --Photographs
Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- Photographs
Monterey County (Calif.) -- Photographs
Orange County (Calif.) -- Photographs
Riverside County (Calif.) -- Photographs
San Bernardino County (Calif.) — Photographs
San Benito County (Calif.) — Photographs
San Diego County (Calif.) — Photographs
San Luis Obispo County (Calif.) -- Photographs
Santa Barbara County (Calif.) -- Photographs
Santa Clara County (Calif.) -- Photographs
Sonoma County (Calif.) -- Photographs
Ventura County (Calif.) -- Photographs
England — Photographs
Architecture -- England --Photographs
France — Photographs
Switzerland — Photographs
Italy — Photographs

Genre and Forms of Materials

Photographs


Container List

 

Series 1. Photographs, circa 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Contains five subseries: A. California Adobes, B. England, C. France, D. Italy and E. Switzerland.
 

A. California Adobes

Scope and Content Note

Contains black-and white mounted photographs, arranged alphabetically by the name of the city, town or location used by the photographer (e.g., Camulos, Pasadena, San Jose, San Juan, etc.), all circa 1920s. Where it has been possible to further identify the exact location or the name of the historic structure, that information has been indicated in brackets. 81 photos/folders.
Box 1, Folder 1

Brea: 2-story house w/enclosed porch

Box 1, Folder 2

Buellton: interior view, sitting room

Box 1, Folder 3

Buellton: chairs on porch

Box 1, Folder 4

Buellton: porch w/lattice structure

Box 1, Folder 5

Buellton: view of porch from yard

Box 1, Folder 6

Camulos: window w/open shutter [Rancho Camulos, Piru, CA]

Box 1, Folder 7

Camulos: water fountain [Rancho Camulos, Piru, CA]

Box 1, Folder 8

Carmel Valley: abandoned house [Boronda Adobe, Boronda Road]

Box 1, Folder 9

Near Corona: 1-story ranch house

Box 1, Folder 10

Near Corona: 2-story house w/picket fence

Box 1, Folder 11

Near Corona: interior stairs w/hay

Box 1, Folder 12

Near Corona: exterior door w/lattice overhang

Box 1, Folder 13

Near Corona: dilapidated porch, overhang

Box 1, Folder 14

Near Del Rey: dilapidated building w/cupola

Box 1, Folder 15

Near Escondido: fireplace

Box 1, Folder 16

Jolon: door w/transom window detail

Box 1, Folder 17

Jolon: corner view, 2-story building, cars

Box 1, Folder 18

Near Lompoc: porch steps

Box 1, Folder 19

Long Beach: yard view, 2-story house w/balcony

Box 1, Folder 20

Long Beach: walkway to 2-story house

Box 1, Folder 21

Los Alamos: porch view

Box 1, Folder 22

Los Alamos: doorway detail

Box 1, Folder 23

Los Angeles: house w/caving roof

Box 1, Folder 24

Los Angeles: steps to porch and door, rock wall

Box 1, Folder 25

Los Angeles: porch view, 2-story house

Box 1, Folder 26

Los Angeles: side view, 1-story house

Box 1, Folder 27

Montecito: 2-story house w/eucalyptus trees [Ortega House]

Box 2, Folder 1

Monterey: doorway detail, address #526, street unknown

Box 2, Folder 2

Monterey: corner house view w/stone steps and wall [502 Pierce St.]

Box 2, Folder 3

Monterey: cottage elevation [General Sherman Headquarters, Calle Principal]

Box 2, Folder 4

Monterey: old doorway detail [General Sherman Headquarters, Calle Principal]

Box 2, Folder 5

Monterey: 2-story house, front porch [Larkin House, 510 Calle Principal]

Box 2, Folder 6

Monterey: corner view, 2-story house, balcony [Larkin House, 510 Calle Principal]

Box 2, Folder 7

Monterey: 2-story building, Olivier St. [Casa del Oro/Boston Store, 210 Olivier St.]

Box 2, Folder 8

Monterey: double doorway [Old Whaling Station, 391 Decatur St.]

Box 2, Folder 9

Monterey: house elevation w/full length balcony [Old Whaling Station, 391 Decatur St.]

Box 2, Folder 10

Monterey: front doors, 2-story house w/balcony [Casa Amesti, 516 Polk St.]

Box 2, Folder 11

Monterey: doors to side yard [Casa Amesti, 516 Polk St.]

Box 2, Folder 12

Monterey: adobe wall connecting doorway and gate [Cooper-Molera Adobe, 510 Munras St.]

Box 2, Folder 13

Monterey: elevation from street w/balcony [Cooper-Molera Adobe, 510 Munras St.]

Box 2, Folder 14

Monterey: doorway detail, #508 [Cooper-Molera Adobe, 508 Munras St.]

Box 2, Folder 15

Monterey: dilapidated house [Toy Lee Laundry]

Box 2, Folder 16

Monterey: picket fence with house, palm tree [Stokes Adobe, Harnell St.]

Box 2, Folder 17

Monterey: corner view, adobe side elevation and gated porch [Casa Abrego, 592 Abrego St.]

Box 2, Folder 18

Monterey: corner view, 2-story building [Pacific House]

Box 2, Folder 19

Monterey: two-story house, tile roof, picket fence

Box 2, Folder 20

Monterey: abandoned adobe, door, stoop

Box 2, Folder 21

Monterey: clapboard siding detail, geraniums

Box 2, Folder 22

Near Monterey: interior window elevation

Box 2, Folder 23

Near Oceanside: abandoned 1-story adobe

Box 2, Folder 24

Near Oceanside: interior courtyard

Box 3, Folder 1

Pasadena: Spanish style house, garden

Box 3, Folder 2

Pico: door and window w/shutters

Box 3, Folder 3

Near Pismo: dilapidated adobe w/stairs [Branch or Price adobe?]

Box 3, Folder 4

Near Pomona: abandoned house

Box 3, Folder 5

Riverside: L-shaped house

Box 3, Folder 6

Near San Bernardino: doorway elevation w/carriage

Box 3, Folder 7

San Diego: exterior elevation [Estudillo House, Old Town San Diego]

Box 3, Folder 8

San Fernando Valley: 2-story adobe, remains, front view

Box 3, Folder 9

San Fernando Valley: 2-story adobe, remains, rear view

Box 3, Folder 10

San Fernando Valley: one room adobe

Box 3, Folder 11

San Fernando Valley: 1-story adobe, porch view, colonnades

Box 3, Folder 12

San Jose: porch

Box 3, Folder 13

San Jose: adobe house on corner w/windmill

Box 3, Folder 14

San Juan: rear view, 2-story adobe w/balcony [Castro-Breen Adobe, San Juan Bautista]

Box 3, Folder 15

San Juan: front view, 2-story adobe w/balcony [Castro-Breen Adobe, San Juan Bautista]

Box 3, Folder 16

San Marino: Spanish style building [El Molino Viejo]

Box 3, Folder 17

San Miguel: 2-story adobe, "Historic La Casa de [sic] El Senior [sic] Rios" [Rios-Caledonia Adobe]

Box 3, Folder 18

Santa Barbara: entry arch [El Cuartel, 122 E. Canon Perdido St.]

Box 3, Folder 19

Santa Barbara: front door, porch

Box 3, Folder 20

Santa Barbara: door, 3 windows along porch

Box 3, Folder 21

Santa Maria: doorway with overhang [Dana Adobe, Nipomo, CA]

Box 3, Folder 22

Near Santa Maria: L-shaped house, overgrown plants [Dana Adobe, Nipomo, CA]

Box 3, Folder 23

Near Santa Maria: roof connection detail [Dana Adobe, Nipomo, CA]

Box 3, Folder 24

Near Santa Maria: L-shaped house, garden gate [Dana Adobe, Nipomo, CA]

Box 3, Folder 25

Near Santa Maria: rear house elevation, door w/overhang) [Dana Adobe, Nipomo, CA]

Box 3, Folder 26

Near Santa Maria: interior fireplace detail [Dana Adobe, Nipomo, CA]

Box 3, Folder 27

Near Santa Maria: house w/picket fence [part of Dana Rancho, Nipomo, CA ?]

Box 3, Folder 28

Sonoma: 2-story house, picket fence [Ray House, aka Adler Adobe]

Box 3, Folder 29

Sonoma: large 2-story adobe w/balcony [Blue Wing Inn]

Box 3, Folder 30

Sonoma: 2-story adobe w/bars on windows [El Dorado Hotel]

 

B. England

Scope and Content Note

Contains black-and white mounted photographs, arranged alphabetically, all circa 1920s. Most images were given identifying titles by the photographer such as the name of the village, town, manor house or other location (e.g., Abbot's Salford, Oxford, Rye, Surrey, etc.). Where it has been possible to further identify the county of the historic house or structure, that information has been indicated in brackets. Untitled images have been provided with a brief description. 160 photographs/folders.
Box 4, Folder 1

Great Dixter Manor [East Sussex]

Box 4, Folder 2

Great Dixter Manor [East Sussex]

Box 4, Folder 3

On the Thames- location unknown

Box 4, Folder 4

Canterbury [Kent]

Box 4, Folder 5

Rampisham [Dorset]

Box 4, Folder 6

Untitled - exterior covered benches, shelter; location unknown

Box 4, Folder 7

Untitled - half-timbered house, front view; location unknown

Box 4, Folder 8

Devon [Devonshire]

Box 4, Folder 9

Bourton-on-the-Water [Gloucestershire]

Box 4, Folder 10

Herefordshire [Herefordshire]

Box 4, Folder 11

Old Moreton [Cheshire]

Box 4, Folder 12

Ipswich [Suffolk]

Box 4, Folder 13

Untitled - half-timbered house, interior courtyard; location unknown

Box 4, Folder 14

Ely [Cambridgeshire]

Box 4, Folder 15

Surrey [Surrey]

Box 4, Folder 16

Lynmouth [Devon]

Box 4, Folder 17

Untitled - village corner, picket fence; location unknown

Box 4, Folder 18

Untitled - decorative detail, circular bay window; location unknown

Box 4, Folder 19

West Stow [West Suffolk]

Box 4, Folder 20

Untitled - brick building with pond; location unknown

Box 4, Folder 21

Untitled - decorative detail, half-timbered windows; location unknown

Box 4, Folder 22

Untitled - brick and timber corner house; location unknown

Box 4, Folder 23

Thurston Hall [Suffolk]

Box 4, Folder 24

Lavenham [Suffolk]

Box 4, Folder 25

Tewkesbury [Gloucestershire]

Box 4, Folder 26

Tunbridge [Kent]

Box 4, Folder 27

Untitled - decorative detail, window and floral relief pattern; location unknown

Box 4, Folder 28

Yeovil [Somerset]

Box 4, Folder 29

Buckland - location unknown

Box 4, Folder 30

Chiddingstone [Kent]

Box 5, Folder 1

Ipswich [Suffolk]

Box 5, Folder 2

Near Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 5, Folder 3

Untitled - 3-story building, Fun Fair Carnival sign in window; location unknown

Box 5, Folder 4

Untitled - country lane, house w/shingle siding; location unknown

Box 5, Folder 5

Near Oxford [Oxfordshire]

Box 5, Folder 6

Dunster [Somerset]

Box 5, Folder 7

Near Sutton [Surrey]

Box 5, Folder 8

Near Bath [Somerset]

Box 5, Folder 9

Near Bath [Somerset]

Box 5, Folder 10

Untitled - 3-story building, ivy-covered wall; location unknown

Box 5, Folder 11

Rye [East Sussex]

Box 5, Folder 12

Oxford [Oxfordshire]

Box 5, Folder 13

Northleach [Gloucestershire]

Box 5, Folder 14

Little Wolfeton [Dorset]

Box 5, Folder 15

Glastonbury [Somerset]

Box 5, Folder 16

Oxford [Oxfordshire]

Box 5, Folder 17

Ipswich [Suffolk]

Box 5, Folder 18

York [North Yorkshire]

Box 5, Folder 19

Sevenoaks [Kent]

Box 5, Folder 20

Thornbury [Gloucestershire]

Box 5, Folder 21

Brinsap - location unknown

Box 5, Folder 22

Lavenham [Suffolk]

Box 5, Folder 23

Maidstone [Kent]

Box 5, Folder 24

Kent [Kent]

Box 5, Folder 25

Hurstmonceaux [Sussex]

Box 5, Folder 26

Untitled - elevation showing window detail; location unknown

Box 5, Folder 27

Untitled - decorative details, door, boot cleaner; location unknown

Box 5, Folder 28

Harlech Castle, Wales

Box 5, Folder 29

Untitled - decorative details, arched double doors; location unknown

Box 5, Folder 30

Kirtling Hall [Cambridgeshire]

Box 5, Folder 31

Northium [Sussex]

Box 6, Folder 1

Abbots Salford [Warwickshire]

Box 6, Folder 2

Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 6, Folder 3

Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 6, Folder 4

Upper Slaughter [Gloucestershire]

Box 6, Folder 5

York [North Yorkshire]

Box 6, Folder 6

Ely [Cambridgeshire]

Box 6, Folder 7

Untitled - ached doorway with metal hinges

Box 6, Folder 8

Untitled - chimney detail, rear elevation

Box 6, Folder 9

Rye [East Sussex]

Box 6, Folder 10

Rye [East Sussex]

Box 6, Folder 11

York [North Yorkshire]

Box 6, Folder 12

Untitled - decorative detail, drawer pull

Box 6, Folder 13

Near Bath [Somerset]

Box 6, Folder 14

Chiddingstone [Kent]

Box 6, Folder 15

Surrey [Surrey]

Box 6, Folder 16

Canterbury [Kent]

Box 6, Folder 17

Untitled - door detail, location unknown

Box 6, Folder 18

Wells [Somerset]

Box 6, Folder 19

Surrey [Surrey]

Box 6, Folder 20

Devonshire [Devon]

Box 6, Folder 21

Near Bisham [Berkshire]

Box 6, Folder 22

Rye [East Sussex]

Box 6, Folder 23

Untitled - decorative detail, drawer pull, location unknown

Box 6, Folder 24

Suffolk [Suffolk]

Box 6, Folder 25

Untitled - wooden doorway detail, location unknown

Box 6, Folder 26

Oxford [Oxfordshire]

Box 6, Folder 27

NorthLeach [Gloucestershire]

Box 6, Folder 28

Elmley Castle [Worcestershire]

Box 6, Folder 29

Farm near York [North Yorkshire]

Box 6, Folder 30

Ferme Cobbas - location unknown

Box 6, Folder 31

Near Rye [East Sussex]

Box 6, Folder 32

Untitled - 3 buildings along village sidewalk, small boy; location unknown

Box 6, Folder 33

Suffolk [Suffolk]

Box 6, Folder 34

Surrey [Surrey]

Box 7, Folder 1

Untitled — thatched roof cottage; location unknown

Box 7, Folder 2

Ewhurst [Surrey]

Box 7, Folder 3

South Wraxall Manor [Wiltshire]

Box 7, Folder 4

Sherborne - location unknown

Box 7, Folder 5

Lavenham [Suffolk]

Box 7, Folder 6

Warwick [Warwickshire]

Box 7, Folder 7

Chiddingstone [Kent]

Box 7, Folder 8

Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 7, Folder 9

Warwick [Warwickshire]

Box 7, Folder 10

Canterbury [Kent]

Box 7, Folder 11

Surrey [Surrey]

Box 7, Folder 12

Rye [East Sussex]

Box 7, Folder 13

Buckland - location unknown

Box 7, Folder 14

Near Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 7, Folder 15

Chantmarle Manor [Dorset]

Box 7, Folder 16

Lavenham [Suffolk]

Box 7, Folder 17

Montacute Priory [Somerset]

Box 7, Folder 18

Rye [East Sussex]

Box 7, Folder 19

Compton Wynyates [Warwickshire]

Box 7, Folder 20

Norfolk [Norfolk]

Box 7, Folder 21

Penshurst [Kent]

Box 7, Folder 22

Canterbury [Kent]

Box 7, Folder 23

Somersetshire [Somerset]

Box 7, Folder 24

Upper Swell [Gloucestershire]

Box 7, Folder 25

Near Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 7, Folder 26

Stanton - location unknown

Box 7, Folder 27

Corsham [Wiltshire]

Box 7, Folder 28

Wolfeton House [Dorset]

Box 7, Folder 29

Near Rye [East Sussex]

Box 7, Folder 30

Sandford Orcas [Dorset]

Box 7, Folder 31

Near Rye [East Sussex]

Box 7, Folder 32

Near Reigate [Surrey]

Box 7, Folder 33

Hereford [Herefordshire]

Box 8, Folder 1

Surrey [Surrey]

Box 8, Folder 2

Rye [East Sussex]

Box 8, Folder 3

No title- door detail; location unknown

Box 8, Folder 4

Near Stratford on Avon [Warwickshire]

Box 8, Folder 5

Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 8, Folder 6

Somersetshire [Somerset]

Box 8, Folder 7

Norfolk [Norfolk]

Box 8, Folder 8

Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 8, Folder 9

Surrey [Surrey]

Box 8, Folder 10

No title - gate; location unknown

Box 8, Folder 11

Stratford-on-Avon [Warwickshire]

Box 8, Folder 12

Yeovil [Somerset]

Box 8, Folder 13

Oxford [Oxfordshire]

Box 8, Folder 14

Montacute Priory [Somerset]

Box 8, Folder 15

Rye [East Sussex]

Box 8, Folder 16

No title - masonry and timber house; location unknown

Box 8, Folder 17

Oxford [Oxfordshire]

Box 8, Folder 18

Bisham Abbey [Berkshire]

Box 8, Folder 19

Stanton - location unknown

Box 8, Folder 20

Farm near Bourton-on-the-Water [Gloucestershire]

Box 8, Folder 21

Herefordshire [Herefordshire]

Box 8, Folder 22

Thurston Hall [Suffolk]

Box 8, Folder 23

Surrey [Surrey]

Box 8, Folder 24

York [North Yorkshire]

Box 8, Folder 25

No title - full view, masonry and timber house; location unknown

Box 8, Folder 26

Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 8, Folder 27

Broadway [Worcestershire]

Box 8, Folder 28

Lavenham [Suffolk]

Box 8, Folder 29

Laycock [West Yorkshire]

Box 8, Folder 30

Colchester [Essex]

Box 8, Folder 31

Surrey [Surrey]

Box 8, Folder 32

Waltham [Leicestershire]

 

C. France

Scope and Content Note

Contains black-and white mounted photographs, arranged alphabetically, circa 1920s. In most cases, the photographer did not indicate more than the country name or general region (e.g., France, Southern France) on the image. A short description of the house, structure or scene has been provided after that. 29 photographs/folders.
Box 9, Folder 1

France - stone houses along bridge over canal

Box 9, Folder 2

France - stone turret, pine trees

Box 9, Folder 3

France - double doorway entrance to two-story stone building, inset figures in alcoves

Box 9, Folder 4

France - doorway with bas relief in arch; poster on building reads: Grande Usine

Box 9, Folder 5

Tours - stone buildings, geese in courtyard

Box 9, Folder 6

Luynes - village buildings, woman with basket

Box 9, Folder 7

Southern France - ivy-covered brick façade, doorway

Box 9, Folder 8

Southern France - staired-walkway leading to tower

Box 9, Folder 9

Southern France - sunny staircase to brick building; dog, baby on steps

Box 9, Folder 10

Untitled - quay along Nice harbor with boats

Box 9, Folder 11

Southern France - wooden cart behind iron gates

Box 9, Folder 12

Southern France - women, children on street beneath tower building

Box 9, Folder 13

Southern France - village lane, cart with firewood

Box 9, Folder 14

Southern France - women, children in alley with wooden crates

Box 9, Folder 15

Southern France - roofline, walled city

Box 9, Folder 16

Southern France - stone house w/gate opening into courtyard, dogs

Box 9, Folder 17

Southern France - tile-roofed house on steep dirt lane

Box 9, Folder 18

Southern France - multi-story house w/corn husks drying on wall

Box 9, Folder 19

Southern France - courtyard w/grapevine, staircase

Box 9, Folder 20

Southern France - façade w/iron balconies, "American and English"

Box 9, Folder 21

Southern France - steep, narrow alley w/wooden window shutters

Box 9, Folder 22

Southern France - exterior curved stucco staircase to upper story

Box 9, Folder 23

Southern France - women in front of house, laundry on balcony

Box 9, Folder 24

Southern France - alley in shadow, w/dogs, toddler

Box 9, Folder 25

Southern France - water pump

Box 9, Folder 26

Southern France - girls w/hats in house driveway

Box 9, Folder 27

Southern France - rear view buildings, church bell tower

Box 9, Folder 28

Southern France - wooden gate, stone buildings

Box 9, Folder 29

Southern France - three-story stucco/rock building

 

D. Italy

Scope and Content Note

Contains black-and white mounted photographs, arranged alphabetically, circa 1920s. In most cases, the photographer did not indicate more than the country name or a city (e.g., Italy, Florence) on the image. A short description of the house, structure or scene has been provided after that. 31 photographs/folders.
Box 10, Folder 1

Italy - men in arched alley

Box 10, Folder 2

Italy - multi-story, tile-roofed house on hillside

Box 10, Folder 3

Italy - brick and stone two-story building

Box 10, Folder 4

Italy - stone banister, exterior steps

Box 10, Folder 5

Italy - multi-story building with wrought iron balconies

Box 10, Folder 6

Italy - stone steps, entrance to garden

Box 10, Folder 7

Italy - corner view, multi-story building with café, Pensione Fedele

Box 10, Folder 8

Italy - multi-story building, Rifornimento; church bell tower in background

Box 10, Folder 9

Italy - girl in arched, outdoor cabana

Box 10, Folder 10

Italy - decorative detail, metal door pull

Box 10, Folder 11

Italy - exterior stair case to multi-story building, with laundry drying

Box 10, Folder 12

Italy - cobblestone street leading to church with cupola

Box 10, Folder 13

Italy - vine-covered 2nd story terrace

Box 10, Folder 14

Italy - vine-covered 2nd story terrace, close view

Box 10, Folder 15

Untitled - arched stone bridge over river with village

Box 10, Folder 16

Rome - decorative detail, stone Ionic capital

Box 10, Folder 17

Rome - stone steps, urn in outdoor garden

Box 10, Folder 18

Florence - iron-gated entrance to courtyard

Box 10, Folder 19

Florence - entrance to arched alley, man on bike

Box 10, Folder 20

Florence - decorative detail, iron grillwork on windows

Box 10, Folder 21

Florence - street lamp, alley corner

Box 10, Folder 22

Florence - arched courtyard with potted plants

Box 10, Folder 23

Florence - decorative detail, two metal doors

Box 10, Folder 24

Florence - decorative detail, building façade with window grillwork, heraldic emblem

Box 10, Folder 25

Florence - street scene with pedestrians

Box 10, Folder 26

Florence - decorative detail, iron grillwork on window, pediment

Box 10, Folder 27

Florence - fountain in niche

Box 10, Folder 28

Florence - staircase with font in foreground

Box 10, Folder 29

Florence - courtyard garden with Italian cypresses

Box 10, Folder 30

Florence - decorative detail, doorway with quoins

Box 10, Folder 31

Florence - corner building view, women pedestrians with dog

 

E. Switzerland

Scope and Content Note

Contains black-and white mounted photographs, arranged alphabetically, circa 1920s. In most cases, the photographer did not indicate more than the country name or a city (e.g., Swiss; Geneva) on the image. A short description of the house, structure or scene has been provided after that. 6 photographs/folders.
Box 10, Folder 32

Swiss - rear view church spire; view down street past Kaffee-Halle Pension

Box 10, Folder 33

Geneva - mural over doorway to Harbt Ernst Butzberger

Box 10, Folder 34

Swiss - arched entrances to building: Caisse d' epargne

Box 10, Folder 35

Swiss - view of stenciled roof eaves; sign on balcony reads Elektrizitatswerk- Murten-Lampen-Verkauf

Box 10, Folder 36

Swiss - front view down alley to Kaffee-Halle Pension

Box 10, Folder 37

Swiss - front view of clock tower in plaza