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no.1 California Development Company photographs. v.p. (California & Arizona). 1903-1908

Creator/Collector: Cory, Harry Thomas, 1870-
Physical Description: (2 boxes of Disbound albums with mounted photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Showing irrigation work of California Development Company along the Colorado River and in the Imperial Valley, and the effects of the water flowing through the Colorado River Crevasse into the Salton Sink.

Note

 

no.2 Mulholland Highway, city of Los Angeles, Board of Public Works, D.L. Reaburn, construction engineer. Book no.2. 1924

Creator/Collector: Los Angeles. Board of Public Works
Physical Description: (2 boxes of photographs)

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photographs of Mulholland Highway, City of Los Angeles 
 

no.3 Somalia. [Rome, A. Antinori]. [n.d.]

Creator/Collector: Italy. Istituto nazionale “L'unione cinematografia educative”
Physical Description: (2 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

Collection of mounted photographs of Somaliland at time of Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936[?].

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of the Italian campaign in Somalia and Ethiopia. 
 

no.4 Eritrea. [Rome, A. Antinori]. [n.d.]

Creator/Collector: Italy. Istituto nazionale “L'unione cinematografia educative”
Physical Description: (6 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

Collection of mounted photographs of Eretrea at time of Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936[?].
 

no.5 Illustrations for Pioneer days in Kern County by Arthur S. Crites.

Creator/Collector: Crites, Arthur S. 1879-
Physical Description: (1 vol., unpaged looseleaf notebook with 43 original photographs and 4 maps)

Scope and Content Note

Pioneer days in Kern County by Arthur S. Crites. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1951.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Illustrations for Pioneer days in Kern County by Arthur S. Crites 
 

no.6 The company's rolling stock and buildings.

Creator/Collector: Pacific Electric Railway Company
Physical Description: (4 boxes of photographs)
 

no.7 Locomotives belonging to various railroads in the United States and Canada. circa 1890-1940

Physical Description: (62 photographs in one album)

Note

Purchase: 1951.
 

no.8 Hollywoodland [and] Dana Point, California.

Creator/Collector: Woodruff, S.H.
Physical Description: (63 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

A collection of views of homes, buildings and proposed land development in these communities by S.H. Woodruff, Community Developer. Included are views of the French and Italian Rivieras, apparently as possible models for Dana Point.
 

no.9 Historic Monterey.

Physical Description: ([Photograph album] with 21 photographs)
 

no.10 Views of ancient buildings. Leicestershire. 19th century

Physical Description: (1 vol. with steel engravings)

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Views of ancient buildings, Leicestershire 
 

no.11 Color photogravures, Yellowstone park.

Creator/Collector: Haynes, F. Jay
Physical Description: (20 color photographs)

Scope and Content Note

“Printed in Germany”

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Yellowstone Park : color photogravures by F. Jay Haynes. 
 

no.12 Hand-colored [photographs]. [San Francisco and Los Angeles, Pacific Novelty Company]. [n.d.]

Creator/Collector: Yosemite National Park, California
Physical Description: (12 colored photographs)
 

no.13 [Brooklyn, New York]. [c. 1902]

Creator/Collector: A. Wittemann, Publisher of American Views
Physical Description: (24 photographs [photomechanical reproductions])
 

no.14 [Scrapbook of photographs taken by Lummis in New Mexico and Southern California]. [circa 1880-1920]

Creator/Collector: Lummis, Charles Fletcher, (1859-1928)
Physical Description: (53 photographs [cyanotypes])
 

no.15 Riverside [California].

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 13 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Views of the Everest Ranch and ranch house, “Descanto,” in the Arlington district of Riverside.

Note

[Negatives available]
See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Everest Rancho, Arlington, Calif. 
 

no.16 [Virginia Picture album] [Old Point Comfort, Virginia, J.B. Kimberly]. [n.d.]

Creator/Collector: Fortress Monroe
Physical Description: (21 leaves)

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Fortress Monroe photograph album. 
 

no.17 [San Fernando Valley?].

Creator/Collector: Whitley, Hobart Johnstone
Physical Description: (47 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Note on album cover: (San Fernando Valley?); tentatively identified as Paso Robles by a relative of Whitley, 1987.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of H. J. Whitley lands near Corcoran, California. 
 

no.18 [Early photographs of San Diego, California and Coronado Beach]. [1880s]

Creator/Collector: Parker & Son, photographers, San Diego, California
Physical Description: (22 photographs)
 

no.19 [British soldiers of the 1860s]. [London]. [1867?]

Creator/Collector: Watkins, Herbert (photographer, London)
Physical Description: (62 leaves of photographs)
 

no.20 A trip to the Pacific Northwest via Southern Pacific Railroad.

Physical Description: (25 leaves of photographs)
 

no.21 Southern California.

Physical Description: (35 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Among the identified photographs are Views of San Diego Bay, Hotel del Coronoado, DuBois residence in Riverside, Moqui squaws, San Juan Capistrano mission, San Luis Rey mission, San Luis Obispo, Indian wood carrier, San Diego mission, view from Villa Hotel in Redlands, Mojave Indians, and Santa Barbara mission.

Note

[Negatives available]
See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Southern California 
 

no.22 Calotype albums. England. 1850-1856

Creator/Collector: Cure, Alfred Capel and Unidentified
Physical Description: (2 vol., 33 × 27 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

vol.1) “Photographic Experiments, 1850-1851” by an unidentified photographer; castles and churches in the style of Fox-Talbot.
vol.2) Album of Alfred Capel Cure with his bookplate, quite likely his own work. In addition to views of his home, Blake Hall, Essex, there are views of English and Irish buildings, portraits of Irish villagers and of Cure and his camera.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph albums of Alfred Capel Cure 
Many of the calotypes are faded.
 

no.23 Album [of portraits].

Creator/Collector: Winchester, Mrs. L.C.
Physical Description: (29 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Many portraits are identified.

Note

Ex-libris: Mrs. L.C. Winchester, Elgin, Illinois.
 

no.24 Album [of portraits].

Creator/Collector: Marsh, Clarence Stephen, 1882- (donor)
Physical Description: (73 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified.
 

no.25 Santa Fe route.

Creator/Collector: Waite, C.B. photographer, Los Angeles
Physical Description: (63 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs include various scenes in Southern California, Arizona and New Mexico.
  • 1. Arrowhead Hot Springs, California -- Views.
  • 2. Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad -- Views.
  • 3. Canyon Diablo, Arizona -- Views.
  • 4. Flagstaff, Arizona -- Views.
  • 5. Fort Wingate, New Mexico -- Views.
  • 6. Gallup, New Mexico -- Views.
  • 7. Hesperia, California -- Views.
  • 8. Highland, California --Views.
  • 9. Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Views.
  • 10. Laguna, New Mexico -- Views.
  • 11. Los Angeles -- Views.
  • 12. Lowe, Montana -- Views.
  • 13. Ontario, California -- Views.
  • 14. Pasadena, California -- Views.
  • 15. Rancho Camulos, Ventura County, California -- Views.
  • 16. Rancho Santa Anita, Los Angeles, County, California -- Views.
  • 17. Redlands, California -- Views.
  • 18. Redondo Beach, California -- Views.
  • 19. Riverside, California -- Views.
  • 20. San Bernardino Mountains -- Views.
  • 21. San Diego, California -- Views.
  • 22. San Gabriel Mountains -- Views.
  • 23. San Jacinto, California -- Views.
  • 24. San Juan Capistrano, California -- Views.
  • 25. San Juan Capistrano mission, California -- Views.
  • 26. Santa Catalina Island, California -- Views.
  • 27. Santa Monica, California -- Views.

Note

[Negatives available]
 

no.26 [Photograph album of South Africa].

Physical Description: (30 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Views are mostly of South Africa but also include St. Helena (Island) and Madeira.

Note

[Negatives available]
 

no.27 [Photograph album of moving picture actors] Compliments Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to the visiting British journalists. Los Angeles. 1928

Creator/Collector: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Physical Description: (37 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Presentation copy given to Edward A. Dickson. Removed from the Edward A. Dickson papers.
  • 1. Bancroft, George, 1882- -- Portrait.
  • 2. Banky, Eilma, 1903- -- Portrait.
  • 3. Barrymore, John, 1882-1942 -- Portrait.
  • 4. Barthelmess, Richard, 1897- -- Portrait.
  • 5. Blue, Monte, 1890- -- Portrait.
  • 6. Bow, Clara, 1906- -- Portrait.
  • 7. Boyd, William, 1898- -- Portrait.
  • 8. Chaney, Lon -- Portrait.
  • 9. Chaplin, Charles, 1889- -- Portrait.
  • 10. Chevallier, Maurice, 1893- -- Portrait.
  • 11. Colman, Ronald, 1891- -- Portrait.
  • 12. Costello, Dolores, 1905- -- Portrait.
  • 13. Daniels, Bebe, 1901- -- Portrait.
  • 14. Davies, Marian, 1900- -- Portrait.
  • 15. Del Rio, Dolores, 1905- -- Portrait.
  • 16. Denny, Reginald, 1891- -- Portrait.
  • 17. Dix, Richard, 1894- -- Portrait.
  • 18. Dove, Billie, 1904- -- Portrait.
  • 19. Fairbanks, Douglas, 1883-1939 -- Portrait.
  • 20. Farrell, Charles, 1902- -- Portrait.
  • 21. Garbo, Greta, 1906- -- Portrait.
  • 22. Gaynor, Janet, 1907- -- Portrait.
  • 23. Gilbert, John -- Portrait.
  • 24. Griffith, Corinne, 1899- -- Portrait.
  • 25. Jannings, Emil, 1884-1950- -- Portrait.
  • 26. Lloyd, Harold, 1893- -- Portrait.
  • 27. Mix, Tom, 1880-1940- -- Portrait.
  • 28. Moore, Colleen, 1902- -- Portrait.
  • 29. Nagle, Conrad, 1897- -- Portrait.
  • 30. Novarro, Ramon, 1899- -- Portrait.
  • 31. Philbin, Mary, 1908- -- Portrait.
  • 32. Pickford, Mary, 1893- -- Portrait.
  • 33. Shearer, Norma, 1904- -- Portrait.
  • 34. Sills, Milton -- Portrait.
  • 35. Swanson, Gloria, 1899- -- Portrait.
  • 36. Talmadge, Norma, 1897- -- Portrait.
  • 37. Torrence, Ernest -- Portrait.

Note

Negative available of Gloria Swanson.
 

no.28 San Francisco Views. San Francisco: Cardinell-Vincent Company, s.a.

Physical Description: (23 leaves)
 

no.29 An institutional campaign for the Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles. 1943[?]

Creator/Collector: Los Angeles Times
Physical Description: (9 photos, 2 maps)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs and maps showing the placement of Los Angeles Times advertising signs in Los Angeles.
 

no.30 Postal cards [of California]. [1905-10]

Physical Description: (150 photos)

Scope and Content Note

Most of the postcards are addressed to various persons in Los Angeles and Santa Ana. Views are chiefly of Southern California and San Francisco Bay Area cities.
 

no.31 Views of manufacture and installations of product. Los Angeles. 1925[?]

Creator/Collector: Marbelite Corporation of America, Los Angeles
Physical Description: (29 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Marbelite Corporation was a manufacturer of street lighting equipment.
 

no.32 Rocky Mountain Views on the Rio Grande, the 'scenic line of the world'.

Creator/Collector: Crane, William Hunter (1854-), compiler
Physical Description: (22 mounted color plates of 24 quadri-colored engraved views from recent photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Made exclusively for the Van Noy News Company, Denver, Colorado; for sale only en route on the Denver & Rio Grande railroad (Denver: Smith-Brooks Printing Company, c.1913).
Box [94/24]

no.33 [Photograph album of Constant Coquelin, the French actor, in various roles].

Creator/Collector: Coquelin, Constant, 1841-1909
Physical Description: (27 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph inscription: “A Madame Larsonneux ... C. Coquelin.”
 

no.34 Australian views from Edwin Carton Booth's Australia. London: Virtue and Company, Limited. [1873-76]

Creator/Collector: Skinner, Prout, Chevalier, etc.
Physical Description: (3 boxes with 88 mounted engravings, Colored by hand - Size of engraved surface is 7.5 × 4.75”)

Scope and Content Note

Various Australian scenes.

Note

[Edwin Carton Booth's Australia is in SRLF (*DU 102 B64a)].
Purchased in England in 1958 by Dr. Lawrence C. Powell.
 

no.35 Monuments de l'Egypte ancienne et moderne. n.p. circa 1870

Creator/Collector: Hammerschmidt, W.
Physical Description: (1 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Egyptian antiquities and city scenes.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Monuments de l'Egypte ancienne et moderne, 1860-1869 
 

no.36 European antiquities, architecture, art, and scenery. circa 1900

Creator/Collector: Mander, Raymond
Physical Description: (4 vol. of photographs and reproductions)

Scope and Content Note

Contents:
  • 1. Rome.
  • 2. Florence, Naples, Assisi.
  • 3. Naples, Capri, Milan.
  • 4. Switzerland, Italy, Southern France.
Identified photographs have been pasted into the albums.
 

no.37 Glen Tilt. Dundee. 1871

Creator/Collector: Valentine, James, 1815-1880
Physical Description: (2 vol. 32 × 39 cm. Photograph albums with approximately 65 [19 × 24 cm.] mounted photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title. Depicts a country estate in Scotland with views of the house, the grounds, and various scenes of a deer hunt.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Glen Tilt 1871 
 

no.38 European royalty, nobility, and famous persons. circa 1895-1910

Physical Description: (3 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

The photographs and clippings, which have been pasted into albums, are identified.
 

no.39 London, Jersey, Guernsey, Sark, Staffa, Cornwall, Killarney, and other places. circa 1895-1905

Physical Description: (1 vol. of photographs)

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Great Britain, Ireland, and the Channel Islands 
 

no.40 Niagara Falls, Lake George, Birmingham Falls, and other scenes of New England. circa 1880

Physical Description: (1 vol. of photographs)
 

no.41 [The Alhambra and other European scenes]. [London?]. circa 1880

Physical Description: (1 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

Loose photographs of Italian works of art, and British military activities in Ethiopia have been removed.
 

no.42 Views of Italy, England, and France [and U.S.A.] n.p. circa 1895

Physical Description: (1 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of Roman art and architecture, the French Riviera (including some carnival scenes), and various English views.
 

no.43 Souvenir de Firenze. circa 1890

Physical Description: (1 vol., mounted and illustrated)

Scope and Content Note

4 photographs of Pisa are included at the back.
 

no.44 Views of Italian buildings. Venice. circa 1859

Creator/Collector: Ponti, Carlo (fl. 1858-1875)
Physical Description: (1 album [43 × 30 cm.] with 24 mounted photographs, approximately 25.5 × 40 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

21 by Carlo Ponit. Possibly a variant of one of the series, Ricordo di Venezia, published by Ponti.

Note

 

no.45 The diamond jubilee naval review, at Spithead, June 26th, 1897. London: Marion & Company. 1897

Creator/Collector: West (G.) and Sons
Physical Description: (1 vol. with 16 permanent photographs, mounted and illustrated)

Scope and Content Note

A list in the back pocket identifies these mezzotints.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Naval review photos 
 

no.46 Diamond jubilee procession, 1897. London: Marion and Company. 1897

Physical Description: (1 vol., mounted and illustrated)

Scope and Content Note

Procession in honor of Queen Victoria's sixty years' reign.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Diamond Jubilee procession 
 

no.47 Ricordo di Venezi. circa 1875

Physical Description: (1 vol., colored, mounted and illustrated)
 

no.48 Queen Alexandra's christmas book; photographs from my camera. London: Daily Telegraph. 1908

Creator/Collector: Alexandra, consort of Edward VII, king of Great Britain, 1844-1925
Physical Description: (1 vol., illustrated)
 

no.49 [Views of China, Japan, and Canada]. n.p. circa 1890

Physical Description: (1 vol. mounted and illustrated)

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of Hong Kong, Canton (showing an execution), various Japanese cities, and scenery of British Columbia, Canada.
 

no.50 [Southern California views]. circa 1903

Physical Description: (1 vol., illustrated)

Scope and Content Note

A photograph album with scenes of New York and Ohio in 1903, an overland railroad trip to Southern California and Los Angeles, and scenes of travels in Southern California.
 

no.51 Torrey Canyon Oil Company properties. n.p. 1910

Creator/Collector: Arnold, Ralph
Physical Description: (1 vol., of photographs, mounted and illustrated)

Note

Gift of Luis E. Kemnitzer.
 

no.52 [Ventura county, Sulphur Mountain field oil explorations]. circa 1910

Physical Description: (1 vol. of photographs, illustrated)

Note

Gift of Luis E. Kemnitzer.
 

no.53 Film album no.1. n.p., Josetti. circa 1938

Physical Description: (36pp., illustrated [ports])

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of moving picture actors and actresses which came as premiums with cigarette packages.
 

no.54 Washington in photogravure. New York: Harwell-Evans Company. circa 1900

Physical Description: (1 vol., illustrated)

Note

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ben L. Nicholas.
 

no.55 The Canadian Pacific Rockies; a series of twenty-four hand colored photogravures. Banff, Canada: Byron Harmon. circa 1930

Physical Description: (1 vol., color illustrated)
 

no.56 Texas oil fields and drilling. Wichita Falls, Texas. c. 1919

Creator/Collector: Stephenson, J.W.
Physical Description: (1 vol., with 25 photographs, illustrated)
 

no.57 [Los Angeles in photographs: one hundred views]. circa 1880-1920

Physical Description: (1 vol.)

Note

Negative is available of first photograph.
 

no.58 South African souvenir. Durban: D'Urban & Kimberley. 1898

Creator/Collector: Middlebrook, J.E.
Physical Description: (1 vol., illustrated)
 

no.59 Views of Chicago, Colorado, Salt Lake City, and California. circa 1910

Physical Description: (1 vol., illustrated)

Scope and Content Note

California scenes include: San Francisco after the earthquake, Long Beach, Catalina, Pasadena, mining camps, and Yosemite Valley.
 

no.60 Postcard views of the Mexican Revolution along the U.S. border. circa 1911-1915

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 74 images)

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of military men of the Mexican Revolution; common graves and corpses of revolution casualties, military contest; a section of nature's wonders of new Mexico; and some portraits of C.C. Early in China.
 

no.61 [Norway in pictures]. circa 1892

Physical Description: (1 vol.)
 

no.62 La puce. France[?]. circa 1880

Physical Description: (1 album, 20 photographs, 14.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

A series of photographs depicting a young lady in various stages of disrobing as she searches for a flea.

Note

Ex-libris: Frederic Thomas Blanchard.
 

no.63 Family album. circa 1890

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 100 images)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Columbia, Missouri, Texas scenes, and various rural and urban views of Mexico.
Trip photographs from a small city in Texas to Mexico, including portraits of children, women, Blacks, horse-drawn carriages, houses, churches, street scenes, and panoramic views of Mexican towns.
 

no.64 [Elysian Park railroad bridge construction in photographs]. circa 1910

Physical Description: (1 vol.)

Note

Gift of Robert E. Fessenden.
 

no.65 Engineering photographs. 1911-[1917]

Creator/Collector: Cory, Harry Thomas, 1870- (Compiler)
Physical Description: (1 vol.)
 

no.66 [Family photographs and Southern California scenes]. 1898-1901

Creator/Collector: Goldwater, Hortense L.
Physical Description: (1 vol.)
 

no.67 [Portraits of prominent Englishmen and women, including royalty, authors, etc.]. circa 1875

Physical Description: (1 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

A few photographs of prominent Italians, e.g. Garibaldi, are included.
 

no.68 California missions, Monterey, and Southern California. Glendale, California. circa 1936

Creator/Collector: Wright, Kate H.
Physical Description: (3 vol. illustrated with photographs [snapshots])

Scope and Content Note

  • vol.1) California missions.
  • vol.2) Monterey, California.
  • vol.3) Southern California.
 

no.69 Cold Brook Camp. June 28-August 29, 1909

Physical Description: (1 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of family camping and hiking. “Azusa, the canon city ... Los Angeles County, California,” and undated booklet is pasted inside the front cover.
 

no.70 Actors and actresses in stage costumes. n.p. circa 1890

Physical Description: (3 vol. ports)

Scope and Content Note

These standing up albums have unusual covers. One album also has a music box.
 

no.71 Carte-de-visite photograph albums. v.p. v.d.

Creator/Collector: Boni, Albert, 1892- (collector)
Physical Description: (2 boxes, nine items)
 

no.(1a, b) Soldiers and civilians, published by E. & H.T. Anthony.

Creator/Collector: Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896
Physical Description: (72 portraits)

Note

Album is one of group published by Albert Boni.
 

no.(1c) [Photograph album].

Creator/Collector: A.A. Turner
Physical Description: (43 portraits)

Note

Album and cartes imprinted D. Appleton.
 

no.(1d) Men, women, children, a few of identified notables.

Creator/Collector: André Adolphe Disdéri
Physical Description: (27 portraits)
 

no.(1e) The cast of The Two Orphans by Napoleon Sarony. Issued as a souvenir with title of play and name of theatre on binding.

Creator/Collector: Napoleon Sarony
Physical Description: (21 portraits)
 

no.(2abcd) Union Army field grade officers, including Grant, Rosecrans, Sherman, et al. Most published by E. & H.T. Anthony.

Creator/Collector: Mathew B. Brady
Physical Description: (189 portraits in 4 albums)
 

no.72 Abraham Lincoln from the Frederick Hill Meserve Collection. New York. 1942

Creator/Collector: Meserve, Frederick Hill, 1865-1962
Physical Description: (1 album of photographs with 132 ports, 28 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Prepared by Meserve for Ralph A. Gregory of Saint Louis, Missouri. Included are lists identifying the photographs and letters from Meserve to Gregory.
Descriptions of 118 of these portraits will be found in Meserve's The photographic portraits of Abraham Lincoln (TR 16.5 L6M5).

Note

Gift of Albert Boni.
Shelved in 94/71, Box 3.
 

no.73 Shanghai and central China photograph album. v.p. circa 1920

Physical Description: (1 vol., 23 × 30 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs taken on a tour of China showing unidentified people and places.
 

no.74/1-2 Doorways, windows, and spires of France. v.p., (France). v.d.

Physical Description: (2 vols. 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing examples of architectural detail on French buildings, chiefly doors, windows, and spires, some very elaborately decorated and of an early date.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.75 Domestic architecture of France. v.p., (France). v.d.

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing examples of the exteriors of private dwellings in various French cities.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.76 Columns. v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing examples of columns used on the facades of various kinds of buildings, chiefly ancient Greek temples, and showing details of columnar capitals.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.77 Architectural drawings. v.p., (France). v.d.

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing various French buildings and monuments and also their floor plans.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.78 French half-timber work. v.p., (France). v.d.

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing examples of half-timber work on French buildings, some dating from the 15th century.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.79 French monuments. v.p., (France). v.d.

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing French historical, literary and military monuments and statuary.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.80 French châteaux. v.p., (France). v.d.

Physical Description: (2 vols. 54 × 45 cm. Photograph albums with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing French chateaux with some views of architectural detailing, courtyards and interiors.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.81 Architectural metal work and arches in France. v.p., (France). v.d.

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing ironwork doors, wrought iron gates, grilles and other metal work. The album also includes views of arches and archways, some monumental.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.82 French churches. v.p., (France). v.d.

Physical Description: (3 vols. 54 × 45 cm. Photograph albums with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing French church interiors and exteriors. Woodcarving work, interior furnishings and church courtyard views are also included.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.83 Stratford works. Stratford, England. 1897

Physical Description: (1 vol., 35.5 × 22 cm. Photograph album decorated with small watercolors)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed on front cover, To Sir William Birt, January, 1897. Photographs show rolling stock and the shops engaged in its production at Stratford Works. Included are many pages of signatures.

Note

Gift of Albert Boni.
 

no.84 San Francisco earthquake and fire. San Francisco. 1906

Physical Description: (1 vol., 18 × 28 cm. Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

A collection of amateur snapshots showing the military, the streets and the people in the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake.

Note

Ex-libris: E.A. Dickson.
 

no.85 Victorian album. Aberdeen. 1881-1892

Creator/Collector: Senior Ladies of the Free Church Normal Training College of Aberdeen
Physical Description: (1 item. 22 × 20 cm. Padded tan suede photograph album with brass corners and hasp)

Scope and Content Note

A gift album with group and individual photographs.
 

no.86 Sidmouth family album. Devon, England. circa 1875-1900

Creator/Collector: Gerald Anthony Pellew Bagnall Addington, 4th Viscount Sidmouth of Up Ottery Manor, Honiton, Devon
Physical Description: (1 vol., 30 × 25 cm. Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Containing many carte-de-visite, portraits and some large group photographs probably taken at Oxford.
 

no.87 Southern California Edison Company, Long Beach steam plant. Long Beach, California. 1924-1929

Creator/Collector: Bishop, Gilbert Haven, 1879-1972
Physical Description: (4 items. 26 × 35 cm. Photograph albums with approximately 500 [8 × 10”] photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Showing the construction of Steam Plants no.1-3. The plants were designed by Stone & Webster, Incorporated, Boston. Bishop was official photographer for the company from 1920-1930.
 

no.88 Yosemite. [circa 1914]

Physical Description: (1 item. 27 × 23 cm. Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Among the photographs is one of David Curry, founder of Camp Curry.
 

no.89 European royalty and nobility portraits. v.p. circa 1880

Physical Description: (1 vol., 15 × 24 cm. Carte-de-visite album)

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.90 European photograph album. v.p. circa 1890

Physical Description: (1 vol., 29 × 38 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Views of cities and tourist attractions in the British Isles, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and the Low Countries.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.91 New Zealand. v.p. circa 1886

Physical Description: (1 vol., 23 × 34 cm. photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Scenic views of the hot spring and volcanic regions of New Zealand in the Rotorua district including the famous pink and white terraces which were destroyed in the eruption of Mount Tarawera, June 10, 1886. There are also portraits of Maoris and views of Franz Joseph glacier.
 

no.92 Fiji. circa 1920

Physical Description: (1 item, 25 × 20.5 cm. Photograph album with 83 Kodak photographic postcards)

Scope and Content Note

Mainly of Fiji.
 

no.93 Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan. v.p. 1890

Creator/Collector: Bishop, Isabella Lucy
Physical Description: (1 item, 34 × 43 cm. Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Interleaved with descriptive text.
Cover title: Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, by Isabella Lucy Bishop, London, 1891, is illustrated with pictures derived from these photographs. The camera work may be the work of Mrs. Bishop herself.

Note

Note

Ex-libris: Caro O. Minasian.
 

no.94 Italia [v.p.]. [n.d.]

Creator/Collector: Clarke, W.M.
Physical Description: (10 items, 22 × 17 cm. Mounted photographs. In a portfolio, mounted size 59 × 35)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs include Villa Medici, Florence, Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Villa Borghese, Rome, and Villa Farnese, Rome.
 

no.95a West Park tract photograph album [Los Angeles]. [circa 1909]

Physical Description: (1 item, 14.5 × 20.5 cm. Photograph album with 83 photographs, mostly 12 × 16.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Showing typical California bungalows of a real estate tract bounded by Normandie and Vermont Avenues, and Thirty-ninth Place, and Forty-second Street. The tract was owned by Vail & Crane. Cf. G4364 L875 1909. Vail & Crane, realtors. West Park tract [Los Angeles, ca. 1909] Map.

Note

 

no.95b Pasadena tournament of roses. [1990s?]

Physical Description: (1 vol., 14 × 17.5 cm. Photograph album with 13 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

An early Tournament of Roses Parade, pre-automobile, with flower decorated carriages, wagons, and bicycles.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of the 11th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade 
 

no.95c Tourist's album. v.p. 1898

Physical Description: (1 vol., 25 × 34 cm. Photograph album with more than 200 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Photos of France, Italy, and Egypt, most of them by Alinari (Italy), Beato (Egypt), N.D. (France) and Zangaki (Egypt). Annotations indicate that the album was assembled in 1898, although the photographs were undoubtedly taken at an earlier date.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of France, Egypt, Greece, and Italy 
 

no.96 City architecture in France. Paris. circa 1890

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing examples of the exteriors of French apartment houses and shops.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.97 French architecture. v.p. (France). circa 1890

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing examples of the exteriors of public buildings including schools, museums, theatres, civic buildings, and the Paris Exposition of 1889. Some of the photographs are by N.D. Photographie.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.98/1A Santa Barbara photograph album. circa 1899

Physical Description: (1 album. 14.5 × 26 cm. Snapshot album)

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified people and views.

Note

A negative is available of p.62.
 

no.98/1B Snapshot album. v.p. circa 1905

Physical Description: (1 album, 16.5 × 25 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of people and places in the United States, many of them in California.
 

no.98/1C Snapshot album. California. circa 1905

Physical Description: (1 album, 15 × 32 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of people and places in California, some of the places identified.
 

no.98/1D Uplifters ninth annual outing. Los Angeles. 1922

Physical Description: (Photograph album, 20 × 27 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of members in groups on various occasions. Among them are some photographs which include Harry Marston Haldeman, founder of the organization.

Note

Ex-libris: Simeon Crabill.
 

no.99 Miscellany.

Physical Description: (3 boxes with 4 packages containing 10 vol. of photograph albums)

Scope and Content Note

A collection of unidentified photograph albums of people and places [99/5 Views of England and Wales].
 

no.100a Spanish colonial or adobe architecture of California, 1800-1850. New York: Architectural Book Publishing. [c. 1931]

Creator/Collector: Hannaford, Donald R. and Revel Edwards
Physical Description: (110pp., 28 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Extra-illustrated with photographs.

Note

Ex-libris: Constance Ward.
 

no.100b British photographs. 1850s[?]

Physical Description: (1 album with mounted photographs of various sizes)

Scope and Content Note

Depicting a country estate somewhere in the British isles with views of the house, some of the outbuildings, the residents, and various scenes of a deer hunt.

Note

Ex-libris: C.K. Ogden.
 

no.101a Munsey albums. v.p. (California). circa 1900

Physical Description: (2 vol. 16 × 23 cm. Photograph albums with approximately 200 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Issued by Munsey. The emphasis is Southern California, but included are photographs of the Missions and other places of interest.

Note

Ex-libris: Hazard-Dyson.
 

no.101b California Album. v.p. (California). circa 1880s

Physical Description: (1 vol., 24 × 30 cm. with 85 mounted photographs [11 × 19 cm.], mounted 2 to a page)

Scope and Content Note

Commercial photographs showing the Los Angeles area, Pasadena, Mt. Lowe, Redondo, and Yosemite.

Note

Ex-libris: Hazard-Dyson.
 

no.102 German beer stein collection [n.p. (Germany?)]. [n.d.]

Physical Description: (1 album. 13 × 19 cm. Photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of 45 lidded ceramic steins along with several jars and mugs. All have numbers suggesting that they belong to a collection, although there is no other identification.
 

no.103 Seashore views. v.p. (England). 1890s[?]

Creator/Collector: James Valentine, Frank Meadow Sutcliffe, George Washington Wilson, and others
Physical Description: (1 vol., 37 × 29 cm. Photograph album)

Note

Gift of Albert Boni.
 

no.104 Falkland Palace, exterior views. Scotland. circa 1880s[?]

Physical Description: (9 Unmounted albumen prints)

Scope and Content Note

The 15th century palace of the Stuarts. The photographs are identified in the plates: 4 by A.Y.; 2 by J[ames] V[alentine]; 3 by G[eorge] W[ashington] W[ilson].
 

no.105 Italy and Italian art works. v.p. (Italy). [circa 1870s]

Creator/Collector: Brogi, Anderson (i.e., Isaac Atkinson), Boletti, and Alinari
Physical Description: (16 unmounted albumen prints, mostly 20 × 25 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Examples of the popular tourist photographs of the 19th century.
 

no.106 Santa Cruz and surroundings. Sketches from nature [Santa Cruz, California]. [circa 1863]

Creator/Collector: Vischer, Edward, 1809-1879
Physical Description: (1 album. 14 × 21 cm. 16 photographs, approximately 9.5 × 12.5 cm. Clipped and mounted)

Scope and Content Note

Probably from various sources. Included is the above title page.
 

no.107 Scottish photograph album. v.p. 1890s[?]

Physical Description: (1 vol. 27 × 23 cm. with 60 photographs mounted in an album lacking its covers)

Scope and Content Note

Many are signed in the plate by James Valentine or George Washington Wilson. Included are a small group of photographs of art works.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Scotland, the West Country, and Surrey. 
 

no.108 Album furr Jaeger un Jagdliebhaber. Cassel, Th. Fischer's Verlag ... 1868

Creator/Collector: Deiker, Karl Friedrich, 1836-1892
Physical Description: (1 vol. 31 × 40.5 cm. with 11 photographs, 16.5 × 23 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Of painting from Deiker's Jagd-album, 1864, mounted and loose in a portfolio.
 

no.109 Landscape architecture album. v.p. (California). 1930s[?]

Physical Description: (1 album. 24.5 × 30 cm. Approximately 150 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

A reference collection for a working landscape architect showing examples of pergolas, seats, and other garden structures.

Note

Ex-libris: George A. Kern.
 

no.110 Carte-de-visite album. v.p. circa 1850-

Physical Description: (1 item, 16 cm. Leather bound album with brass clasps)

Note

Ex-libris: Albert Boni.
 

no.111 New Zealand. v.p. circa 1890

Physical Description: (1 item. 31 × 25 cm. Photograph album with 57 photographs on 14 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Included are portraits of Maoris with tattooed faces, featherwork cloaks and other traditional Maori clothing, and also views of the country and the white settlers. Some of the photographs are signed Iles or J.R.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of a trip through the South Island of New Zealand. 
 

no.112 Australia. v.p. 1885

Physical Description: (1 item. 28 × 38 cm. Photograph album with 43 photographs on 34 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title. Included are panoramic views of Melbourne, Blue Mountain, Kattomba Valley, the Great Zig-zag Railroad, and the Fish River Caves. Many photographs are signed Caney & Company, Mt. Victoria, and there is a portrait of J. Wilson from Caney & Company.
 

no.113 Mexico City and environs. circa 1880-1895

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 10 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of the cathedrals facade with people posing, landscapes, street scenes, a woman either making tortillas or grinding corn over stone, water carriers with ceramic containers, independence events, and Mount Popocatepetl.

Note

Visible file of the photos is available.
 

no.114 Photographie. Paris. circa 1870s

Creator/Collector: Jarrot, Michelez, Achille Guinet, Gabriel Blaise
Physical Description: (1 vol., 38 × 30 cm. Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Bois de Boulogne (photographs of paintings by Justin Ouvrié), ruins of St. Cloud, and a few views of unidentified chateaux.

Note

 

no.115 Snapshots of Ireland and Europe. 1911-1914

Creator/Collector: Sim, Gerald H.
Physical Description: (14 vol. 12 × 17 cm. Photograph albums with velox[?] prints 7.5 × 10 or 5 × 8 cm. on double weight paper bound in Morocco)

Scope and Content Note

The work of an amateur photographer depicting:
  • 1911- Algeria, Holland, Germany.
  • 1912- Corsica, Italy.
  • 1913- Parknasilla, Thuringia, Rügen, Brandenburg.
  • 1914- Rhine, Domburg, Cara del Mare, Provence.
 

no.116 Burmese photographs. v.p. circa 1868

Physical Description: (1 vol., 34 × 27 cm. Photograph album. 24 images, 19 × 27 cm. and smaller, bound in 3/4 Morocco)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title.
 

no.117 Athens. Athens, Greece. circa 1870s

Physical Description: (1 vol., 40 × 33 cm. Photograph album with 26 images 21 × 26 cm., bound in full Morocco)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title. By John Dale & Company. A random selection of commercial photographs numbered but not signed in the plate, identified in manuscript on the mount.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Greek antiquities in Athens. 
 

no.118 Torino. Torino, Italy. circa 1860s[?]

Creator/Collector: Maggi, G.B.
Physical Description: (1 vol., 30.5 × 44 cm. Photograph album. 29 images, 19 × 25 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title. The images are imprinted Maggi, or else have no imprint at all.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Turin, Italy. 
 

no.119 Excavations at Civita Lavinia (the ancient Lanuvium) untertaken by H.E. Sir J. Savile Lumley, G.C.B. Lanuvio, Italy. 1884-1889

Physical Description: (1 item, 40 × 54 cm. Portfolio of photographs with 26 images, 18 × 25 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title. Depicting the excavations and antiquities of the Roman ruins at Lanuvio.
 

no.120 Italy. v.p. 1890s[?]

Creator/Collector: Edizione inalterabile
Physical Description: (4 vol. 26 × 37 cm. Photograph album with 297 mounted photographs, most of them 19 × 25 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Views of Italian streets, buildings, landscapes, and art objects, all issued under the same imprint.
 

no.121 Napoli. Naples, Italy. circa 1895

Creator/Collector: Edizioni Brogi
Physical Description: (1 vol. 26 × 34.5 cm. Photograph album with 25 images, 20 × 25 cm., in velum, gold-stamped album)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title. Views include Pompei and other sites in the vicinity of Naples.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of views of Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, and Capri. 
 

no.122 European views. v.p. (Italy and France). circa 1890s[?]

Physical Description: (1 vol. 28 × 39 cm. Photograph album with 84 views, 19.5 × 25.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

City streets, buildings, and art objects in Italy and France.

Note

 

no.123 Fotografier Samlede Paa Rejse, 1884-87. v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: (1 vol. [30 × 41 cm.] Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title: European travel album with views in Austria, Italy, and Germany.
 

no.124/1-2 Paris. March-May 1871

Creator/Collector: Disderi, Langerock, Goupil, Liebert, Hervez & Perier, Ferrier & Lecadre
Physical Description: (2 Photograph albums: vol.1 [26 × 35 cm.] with 41 images, 17 documents and letters; vol.2 [39 × 34 cm.] with 25 images and 3 documents)

Scope and Content Note

Cover titles. The albums relate to the Paris Commune. Many of the documents are issued to James Saumarez, attaché to the British Embassy, and suggest the albums may have been assembled by him. The photographs show the barricaded streets and damaged buildings of the city.

Note

Ex-libris: Albert Boni.
 

no.125 Tintype album. n.p. circa 1870s[?]

Physical Description: (1 vol. [4.5 × 8 cm.] 48 “gem” tintypes in a 12 leaf photograph album, Morocco tooled in gold, with a brass clasp)

Note

Gift of Brooke Whiting, 1976.
 

no.126 Italian art. v.p. (Italy). 1880s[?]

Physical Description: (3 vol. 34 × 27 cm. Photograph albums)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of paintings and sculpture in the galleries of Italy.
  • 1) Florence, 83 photographs.
  • 2) Rome, 80 photographs, including some views of the city.
  • 3) Venice, Naples, etc., 125 photographs.
 

no.127 Italian art study collection. v.p. (Italy). circa 1890s[?]

Physical Description: (6 boxes, 1148 photographs. 20 × 25 cm. Photographs mounted on cloth)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of paintings, sculpture, and decorative architectural detail, most of them by Alinari, Angerson, and Brogi.

Note

A register of the collection is on file.
 

no.128 Some examples of American paintings in the collection William T. Evans, Wentworth Manor. Montclair, New Jersey. 1904

Creator/Collector: Evans, William T., collector
Physical Description: (1 item. 27 × 39 cm. Photograph album with 50 velox images, 19 × 24.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

With an exhibit program tipped in.
 

no.129 Views of European and Near Eastern cities. v.p. circa 1880s[?]

Physical Description: (12 boxes of Photograph albums with mounted photographs, 26.5 × 35 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of disbound photograph albums containing photographs of exterior and interior views of public buildings, churches, park and countryside scenes, statues, and monuments, many identified in the plate.

Note

Gift of Paramount Studios.
A register of the collection is in the Collections Files.
 

no.130-144 Not used.

 

no.145 Album de photographie. n.p. (France?). circa 1850

Physical Description: (2 vol. 29 cm. Photograph album with approximately 120 Calotypes and albumen prints)

Scope and Content Note

Floral still life arrangements, garden views, paintings, and sculpture, probably the work of an amateur experimenter.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.146 Members of the Los Angeles University Club. Los Angeles. circa 1915

Creator/Collector: Prince, George L.
Physical Description: (1 vol. 25 × 43 cm. Photograph album with 58 portraits, approximately 15 × 9 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed by Prince.

Note

A register is in the collection file.
See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of members of the University Club of Los Angeles. 
 

no.147 The 19th century view of England and Italy. v.p. 1881-1882

Physical Description: (5 albums. 35 × 48 cm. Approximately 900 images)

Scope and Content Note

Professional photographs collected on a grand tour, with “Sellar” stamped in gold on each album.
  • 1) Scenery of Ireland, Scotland, and England.
  • 2) Paintings in European galleries.
  • 3-4) Scenery of Italy.
  • 5) Sculpture in European galleries.

Note

Index in the Collection folder.
Gift of Mr. Lee Perkal, 1976.
 

no.148 Theatrical carte-de-visite album. v.p. circa 1860s

Physical Description: (1 item. 26 × 23 cm. Annotated photograph album with 77 images)

Scope and Content Note

Containing portraits of stage and opera personalities by some of the outstanding photographers of the period.
 

no.149 Theatrical portrait album. London. circa 1880s

Physical Description: (1 item. 27 × 20.5 cm. Photograph album with 43 portraits)

Scope and Content Note

Taken specially for “The Theatre,” mostly by Barrand or by the St. James Photographic Company.
 

no.150 Theater program album. New York. 1887

Physical Description: (1 item. 22.5 × 29 cm. Photograph album with 10 images)

Scope and Content Note

Theatrical portraits together with related theater programs.
 

no.151 Music box album. v.p. 1890s

Physical Description: (1 item. 29 × 36 cm. Photograph album with 38 images)

Scope and Content Note

Theatrical portraits mounted in a slotted album with a music box in the base.
 

no.152 Vaticano. Rome. [1880s?]

Physical Description: (1 vol., 24 × 33.5 cm. Photograph album with 26 hand-colored photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title. The paintings and sculpture in the Vatican.
 

no.153 Fountains and tombs in Italy and France. v.p. 1870s[?]

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing examples of sculptural details of fountains and tombs, mostly of an earlier date.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.154 Ruins and sculpture of Italy. v.p. 1880s[?]

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Showing panoramas of Italian ruins and views of statues and bas-reliefs.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.155 Architectural detail. v.p. (Europe). 1880s[?]

Physical Description: (1 vol., 54 × 45 cm. Photograph album with photographs mounted on canvas)

Scope and Content Note

Mostly close views of European architectural detail. The album also includes views of columns and statues.

Note

Ex-libris: Charles Boyer.
 

no.156 [Collection of photographs relating to Benito Mussolini]. v.p. (Italy). 1930

Creator/Collector: Italy. Istituo Nazionale l'Unione Cinematografia Educative.
Physical Description: (124 items. 18 × 24 cm. Photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Public relations and press release photographs, unmounted, most of them showing Mussolini at state functions, making speeches, reviewing troops, etc.
 

no.157 Indian craftsmen. London. circa 1880

Physical Description: (40 Mounted photographs of watercolor drawings in a portfolio)

Scope and Content Note

Similar in style and subject to other works of John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911), father of Rudyard Kipling.
Signed in the drawing J.L.K.

Note

Ex-libris: C.K. Ogden.
 

no.158 Walkowitz's drawings.

Creator/Collector: Walkowitz, Abraham (1880-1965)
Physical Description: (75 snapshots mounted on black paper, many fading)

Note

Ex-libris: Henry Goldman.
Boxed with 94/145.
 

no.159 Mexico. circa 1900-1910

Creator/Collector: C.B. Waite and Cox & Carmichael
Physical Description: (53 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Scenic views of city and country life, many identified in the plate. Included is a portrait of General Porifino Diaz, President of Mexico.
 

no.160 Portraits contemporains. circa 1868-1871

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 200 carte-de-visite portraits, bound in green Morocco with brass fittings and with monogram JA on a brass plate)

Scope and Content Note

Europeans of distinction, including royalty, composers, artists, performers, and members of the Commune.
 

no.161 Long Beach Family. circa 1909/1920

Creator/Collector: Edith M. Wood (collector)
Physical Description: (Photograph album, 100pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Containing family groups, some views of early automobiles, and a number of shots of 1918 Farmerettes and other girls in uniform.

Note

Gift of Dr Richard Lingenfelter, 1977.
 

no.162 A-mi-Qut-a-qus (Yellow Sky). Yuma. 1904-1920

Creator/Collector: Davis, Edward H.
Physical Description: (Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Laid in is a Manuscript description of the Indian hermit, Yellow Sky.

Note

Boxed with 94/145.
 

no.*163 Mountain trip. Northern Luzon (Philippines). circa 1910

Creator/Collector: Probably by Dean C. Worcester
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 165 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of tribesmen and scenes of tribal activities in Northern Luzon. The album was a presentation copy from Cameron Forbes (Governor of the Philippines) to Larz Anderson (U.S. Secretary of War).
Another copy: 1 reel 35 mm. negative microfilm.
 

no.164 Prize winning prints from Photography Magazine international picture contest. New York: Pavel Laboratories. circa 1950s

Creator/Collector: Photography Magazine salon
Physical Description: (2 packages of mounted photographs, 51 images [47 black and white; four color])

Scope and Content Note

Prize winners are in package 1.

Note

Gift of LACO Incorporated, 1977.
 

no.165 St. Pétersbourg. Russia. ca 1860s[?]

Physical Description: (1 album of 12 images, identified in Manuscript)

Note

Boxed with 94/160.
 

no.166 Japanese photograph album. circa 1890s

Physical Description: (36 hand-colored images in a slotted album)

Scope and Content Note

Country scenery, street and domestic views.

Note

Shelved with 94/156.
 

no.167 Yellowstone snapshots. Yellowstone National Park. 1927

Creator/Collector: Stork, Harvey E.
Physical Description: (Photograph album with approximately 100 snapshots)

Scope and Content Note

Mostly wildflowers and animals. One snapshot is of Calvin Coolidge and party on a visit.

Note

Ex-libris: Horace Albright.
 

no.168 Carte-de-visite album. England. circa 1860/70s

Physical Description: (1 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

Family portraits, identified in Manuscript on the mounts. Names include Copeman, Spurrell, Hare and others.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Carte de visite photograph album of families of Norfolk County, England. 
 

no.169 Hawaiian photograph album. circa 1880s

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 12 sepia images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of native activities and island scenery.
 

no.170 Views of Burma. circa 1897

Physical Description: (Photograph album. 34 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views in Mandalay, the Mogok ruby mines, Yenangyet etc.
 

no.171 Los Angeles photograph album. circa 1880-1900

Creator/Collector: Hazard-Dyson (collector)

Scope and Content Note

Approximately 800 images of the Los Angeles area, sepia gelatine, some Manuscript identification throughout.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Hazard-Dyson Los Angeles photograph album. 
 

no.172 Rio de Janeiro. circa 1880s[?]

Creator/Collector: Gutierrez, J.
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 100 images)

Scope and Content Note

Panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro including public buildings, market scenes, natural landmarks, the Corcovado railway, botanical gardens, Pao de Assucar, and Ile das Flechas.
 

no.173 Greenfield, Ohio, public schools. William B. Inner, architect; photographs by Henry Stark. Greenfield, Ohio. 1926

Creator/Collector: Stark, Henry
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 58 images, mounted)

Scope and Content Note

Showing Edward Lee McClain High School, Vocational School, and Elementary School, interiors and exteriors.

Note

Gift of Bill Cartwright, 1979.
 

no.174 Various South American scenes taken on the cruise of the S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam around South America. 1939

Physical Description: (84 images)

Scope and Content Note

Panoramic views of major cities in Latin America, their monuments and ancient ruins, public buildings, street scenes, and some portraits of native people.
 

no.175 Italy. circa 1920

Creator/Collector: Alinari, Edizione inalterabile, and others
Physical Description: (Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Commercial photographs.
 

no.176 World War 1. circa 1917/18

Physical Description: (Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Snapshots and postcards taken in France and Italy by a German soldier. A typewritten list in German identifies the images.
 

no.177 An unidentified family of means. New York City. circa 1910

Physical Description: (2 items, Photograph album with 50 snapshots)

Scope and Content Note

Many views of Fifth Avenue Central Park, and an Aero meet at Belmont Park.

Note

Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith, 1979.
Boxed with 94/174.
 

no.178 Survey of Wilshire Boulevard. Los Angeles. circa 1955

Physical Description: (5 boxes, ca. 900 photographs in 19 binders)

Scope and Content Note

Glossy photographs, probably used by a realtor, showing each of the buildings on Wilshire Blvd from Grand Avenue through Beverly Hills. Some volumes are interleaved with real estate information. A register is in the Collections File.
 

no.179 Fattoria di S. Andrea in Percussina, proprieta della Eccuma pa sa Elena Demidoff. Raccolta delle vedute principali relative ai danni causati del terremoto del 18 Maggio 1895. 1895

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 29 mounted prints)

Scope and Content Note

Identified on the mounts in Manuscript. They show the destruction caused by an earthquake to the holdings of the Princess Demidoff in the small town of S. Andrea in Percussina, Italy, a few kilometers from Florence.
 

no.180 Scotty's Castle. Death Valley, California. circa 1930s

Creator/Collector: Frashers' Fotos (Pomona, California)
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 25 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Included are amateur snapshots of points of interest in Death Valley. The Frashers' Fotos are almost all interior views of Scotty's Castle.
 

no.181 Sakhalin, Siberia. circa 1900

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 116 albumen prints mounted 2 to a page)

Scope and Content Note

Identified in a contemporary many, many of them in Russian as well as English. Included are views of towns, bridges, the railroad, ethnic types, interiors of hospitals, churches, museums etc.

Note

Gift of John and Carol Steinberg, 1979.
 

no.182 People of the South Pacific. circa 1900s[?]

Creator/Collector: Nilsson, Walter (fl. 1880-1920)
Physical Description: (Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Headhunters and cannibals of the Pacific Islands and Australasia. Included also are scenes of beheading during the Shanghai riots of 1927. Nilsson, who was a unicyclist, traveled extensively.

Note

Boxed with 94/58-60.
 

no.*183 Snow Crystal Photomicrographs. circa 1931

Creator/Collector: Bentley, Wilson Alwyn (1865-)
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 200 images)

Scope and Content Note

Used to illustrate 'Snow Crystals (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1931), a work with a brief text by William Jackson Humphreys.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Album of snow crystal photomicrographs 
 

no.*184 Philippines. 1915

Physical Description: (Snapshot album)

Note

Ex-libris: D.A.L. Day.
Negative microfilm reel available.
 

no.*185 New Zealand (Maoriland). C.G.G. March 1886

Physical Description: (56 mounted sepia images)

Scope and Content Note

Most titled in the plates and signed by various photographers (C.G., Burton Brothers, Wheeler & Sons). Scenic views include the pink and white terraces which were destroyed by the eruption of Mt Tarawerea (June 10, 1886) and portraits of Maoris in native dress.
 

no.*186/1-2 Views of Egypt. circa 1880

Creator/Collector: Beato, A.
Physical Description: (Two volumes)

Scope and Content Note

Included in vol.2 are two photographs of the Vanderbilt party on a trip down the Nile (1887), probably taken at the time the albums were assembled. Identified in Manuscript are Consuelo in her early teens, her brother Harold, and her mother, Alva Vanderbilt, later Mrs Oliver Belmont.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of antiquities of Egypt 
Ex-libris: Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont; Library of Architecture and Allied Arts.
 

no.187 Pacific Electric Railway Company's laying of tracks. Los Angeles. 1899

Physical Description: (Photograph album)
 

no.188 Princesse-album (Holland).

Physical Description: (96 photographic postcards affixed in a 24-leaf slotted album, eight additional photographs laid in)

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of the Dutch royal family beginning with Princess Juliana in her early teens and continuing through her wedding, World War 2, and the growing up of her children.

Note

Shelved with 94/178, box 3.
 

no.189 Architectural views.

Physical Description: (8 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

From the working collection of the Library of Architecture and Allied Arts. A register of the collection is in the Collections file.
 

no.190 Views and flowers of the Holyland. Jerusalem. circa 1920s

Physical Description: (Floral collage)

Scope and Content Note

The olive wood cover, hand-carved with an inlaid border, was done by Bet Bezalel Art School, Jerusalem, and is inscribed in Hebrew: 'Gift of Talmud Torah Vi-Yeshivah Haye 'Olam.' Also included are two photographs of the school and its students.

Note

Gift of Shimeon Brisman, 1980.
Boxed with 94/177.
 

no.191 Tjandi Mission-Post and Orphanage. Dutch East Indies. circa 1930

Physical Description: (Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Showing interior and exterior views of a Catholic mission, the brothers, and the orphans in their care.

Note

Boxed with 94/174.
 

no.192 Hopi Indians. Arizona. circa 1901

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 24 mounted images and two additional images laid in)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of ceremonial dances, pueblos, and daily life scenes.

Note

Gift of Beatrice H. Whittlesey.
Boxed with 94/174.
 

no.193 California[?]. circa 1900

Physical Description: (Snapshot album)

Scope and Content Note

Family snapshots in and around Los Angeles[?].
 

no.*194 Views of Owens Valley and vicinity. 1905/06

Creator/Collector: Stowell, Nathan William
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 28 images, panoramic views)

Scope and Content Note

Stowell was a land developer whose involvement in the Owens Valley water story is the source of Harold Bell Wright's The Winning of Barbara Worth.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Owens Valley 
Ex-libris: Nathan William Stowell.
Gift of Mrs. George Leslie Ellsworth.
 

no.*195 Caribbee Islands. 1884-1885

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 113 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

With Manuscript identification throughout.

Note

Ex-libris: Josiah Foster Flagg (1835-1928) of Santa Barbara, a civil engineer who headed projects in South America and the West Indies.
 

no.*196 Garden, Iron Work, and Furniture.

Creator/Collector: Vitali, Ferrucio (collector)
Physical Description: (20 vol. of photographs in 11 packages)

Scope and Content Note

  • vol.1-4) Gardens (U.S.).
  • vol.5) Italian furniture.
  • vol.6) Gardens (Italy).
  • vol.7) Gardens, Iron and Bronze Work (Italy).
  • vol.8 Gardens, Iron and Bronze Work (England).
  • vol.9) Gardens, Iron and Bronze Work (France).
  • vol.10) Rockefeller Gardens.
  • vol.11) Miscellaneous Iron and Bronze Work.
 

no.197 Philippines. circa 1910

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 35 images [12 × 17 cm.] and 15 smaller snapshots)

Scope and Content Note

With typed captions in the nature of a travelogue.
 

no.198 The Levant.

Physical Description: (1 box, 60 mounted photographs on 35 leaves - 25 leaves appear to be from one album)

Scope and Content Note

Included are photographs by J.B. Sebah, H. Arnoux, Zangaki, Bonfils, and G. Lekegian.
 

no.*199 Samoa, New Zealand, Ceylon, India, and Europe. circa 1890

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 93 images)

Scope and Content Note

Probably collected on a tour.
 

no.200 Portraits of early California residents. Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Jose. circa 1860-70

Creator/Collector: DuPorta, Sebastiana Chacon (collector)
Physical Description: (155 images removed from an album)

Scope and Content Note

Most are carte-de-visites inscribed to Dofa Chacon. A few are identified (Valentine Wolfenstein; Henri Penelon; M.A. Franklin; freaks, deformities, human curiosities).
 

no.201 Architectural views of Los Angeles and vicinity. circa 1920s

Creator/Collector: Mott Studios (Los Angeles)
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 50 images)

Scope and Content Note

Interior and exterior views of buildings interleaved with identification of the architects and building materials.
 

no.202 Geology of Southern California. circa 1900-06

Creator/Collector: Johnson, Harry Roland (1880-1971)
Physical Description: (5 items, Photograph albums)

Scope and Content Note

Photographed by or collected by Johnson.
These albums date from the time he worked with USGS, with some of the photographs by other USGS photographs. One album is devoted entirely to the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. A register of the collection is in the Collections files.

Note

Johnson worked for the U.S. Geological Survey until he graduated from Stanford in 1906. Thereafter, he was consultant to various oil companies and lived in the Santa Monica area. His papers are at the University of Wyoming.
 

no.203 Ansichten and Kunstwerke von Lubeck. circa 1900

Creator/Collector: Nöhring, Johannes.
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 10 cabinet photographs)

Scope and Content Note

The Dance of Death mural in the church at Lubeck encased in a brown cloth portfolio. Included are a photograph of the interior and one of the exterior of the church.
Boxed with 94/202 box 3.
 

no.204 Macpherson's Vatican Sculptures. Rome. circa 1860s

Creator/Collector: Macpherson, Robert.
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 127 albumen prints)

Scope and Content Note

Mounted on the first leaf is a list, printed by Emily Faithfull, of the images with instructions for ordering them.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Macpherson's Vatican sculptures 

Note

Gift of Albert Boni.
 

no.205 Southern California Snapshot Album. circa 1920

Physical Description: (176 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views in Los Angeles and the nearby beaches.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Los Angeles and surrounding areas 
 

no.206 Australia (Sydney). circa 1895

Creator/Collector: Kerry & Company (Photographers)
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 30 albumen prints)

Scope and Content Note

Many identified in the plate.
 

no.*207 Vistas de La Plata: desde su fundacion noiembre 1882 hasta junio 1884: 1. edicion. Buenos Aires (Argentina). circa 1884

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 39 albumen prints)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs by Tomas Bradley recording the founding of La Plata, capital of the Province of Buenos Aires. Introduction in Spanish, English, French and Italian.
 

no.**208 Italian albums.

Physical Description: (2 boxes, unprocessed)
 

no.*209 Theater albums.

Physical Description: (Unprocessed)
 

no.210 Recuerdo del XXXII Congreso Eucaristico Internacional. Buenos Aires. 10-14 October 1934

Scope and Content Note

Aspects of the International Eucharistic Congress celebrated in Buenos Aires. Portraits of clergy members, military and government officials, crowds of religious followers, and views of the event.
 

no.211 Album de photographias do Estado de Sao Paulo. 1892

Scope and Content Note

Panoramic views of the city, street scenes, business areas, fagades of public buildings, churches, parks, harbors, construction of stone paved streets, fountains, markets, a military parade, railroad stations, and animals.
Identified photographer: Ganslay.
 

no.**212 Brazil.

Physical Description: (Photograph album, unprocessed)

Scope and Content Note

List included.
 

no.213 Album do Rio de Janeiro.

Creator/Collector: Hubner & Amaral Cia (photographers)
Physical Description: (14 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of Rio de Janeiro's natural landscapes, public buildings, and street scenes. An impressionistic treatment with attention to light, artistic composition, and the use of sepia and gold toning.
 

no.214 Hermosillo, Mexico, and the Carrizal hacienda. circa 1910-15

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 39 images)

Scope and Content Note

Panoramic views of Hermosillo, orange groves, buildings (Coliseum, Arcadia Hotel, Bank of Sonora, public market etc.), street scenes, water carriers, thrashing beans, water pumping, animals and natural landscapes.
 

no.215 Travels of a tramp (Panama, Costa Rica and Mexico).

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 31 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of towns from the sea; street and sidewalk scenes; buildings; railroad tracks in Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama, including the American Quarter in the Canal Zone.
 

no.216 Shoe factory in Brazil.

Physical Description: (Photograph album, unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with **94/212.
 

no.217 Album do Rio de Janeiro. circa 1930s

Physical Description: (2 vol. of 3 vol. set [1-2], unprocessed)
 

no.218 Recuerdos del Paraguay. The Paraguayan war. 1869-70

Creator/Collector: Forni, Agostino.
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 23 images)

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of troops, cities after war, women and children as prisoners-of-war, churches, construction of a palace, railroad stations, rural areas, and a photo-reproduction of an etched boat image.
Photographs by Forni.
 

no.219 Cuban urban and rural scenes. circa 1880

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 30 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of sugar plantations, street scenes, bull fights, farmhouses, oxcarts on cobbled streets, and portraits.
 

no.220 Vistas y costumbres de la Republica Argentina.

Physical Description: (58 images)

Scope and Content Note

A family photograph album with views of a cattle ranch, humorous group portraits of men and women probably related to the compiler of the album; animals, horsemen, and hounds. Possibly compiled by Cotton.
Identified photographer: Samuel Boote.
 

no.221 Brazil.

Physical Description: (Photograph album, unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with 94/217.
 

no.222 Los Angeles Times Oriental excursion party.

Physical Description: (Unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with **94/223.
 

no.**223 Japan.

Physical Description: (Photograph album, unprocessed)

Note

Gift of Albert Boni, 1973 (Boni backlog no.85222).
 

no.*224 Japan.

Physical Description: (Photograph album with wood lacquer case and burnished gold lake scene, unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with **94/223.
 

no.*225 Japan.

Physical Description: (Photograph album with wood lacquer case, rickshaw on one side, butterfly and flowers on other, unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with **94/223.
 

no.226 Sugar factory 'Tjepper'.

Physical Description: (54 original photographs)

Scope and Content Note

With descriptions in Dutch. Offered to the Director of the Factory, R.H. Erdman, covering his period (1904-1929).
 

no.**227 Indonesia - Northern Celebes. circa 1925

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 135 original photographs mounted on 17 stiff leaves)

Note

Boxed with 94/226.
 

no.*228 Views of Egypt.

Physical Description: (Unprocessed)
 

no.*229 African gold mine album.

Physical Description: (Photograph album, unprocessed)

Scope and Content Note

Notes in album, including ephemera.

Note

Boxed with *94/228.
 

no.*230 Turkish album. 1891

Physical Description: (Photograph album, unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with *94/228.
 

no.*231 Roma.

Physical Description: (Unprocessed)
 

no.*232 Travel album.

Physical Description: (With over 160 photographs, unprocessed)

Scope and Content Note

Signed 'Flora Moore Reed'.

Note

Boxed with *94/231.
 

no.233 Photographs connected with Afghanistan collection. The Wattle Grove Press.

Physical Description: (Unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with *94/231.
 

no.*234 Trip to England and France by Eli and Esther --- of Los Angeles. December 1923-25

Physical Description: (Unprocessed)
 

no.#235 Los Angeles, etc.

Physical Description: (Photograph album, unprocessed)

Note

Bound with *94/234.
 

no.236 Burnett family photograph album.

Physical Description: (Photograph album, unprocessed)
 

no.237 Fishmongers's Company: the Barge.

Physical Description: (Unprocessed)
 

no.238 Snapshot albums. 1907/08; May-July 1926; 1929-36

Physical Description: (3 vol., unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with 94/237.
 

no.239 Osteopathy Class. Los Angeles. circa 1914

Physical Description: (Photograph album, unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with 94/237.
 

no.240 New Zealand album of a mail carrier.

Physical Description: (Photograph Album, unprocessed)

Note

Boxed with 94/237.
 

no.*241 Collection of workshop photographs.

Physical Description: (Unprocessed)

Note

(See Boni folder)
Gift of Albert Boni, 1973.
 

no.*242 Collection of photographs, including Broomland House.

Physical Description: (Unprocessed)

Note

(See Boni folder)
Gift of Albert Boni, 1973.
 

no.*243 Ruins of Paris and environs. circa 1870

Physical Description: (51 photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Possibly during time of Paris Commune.
 

no.*244 Life in Europe. 1904-51

Creator/Collector: Purdy, Constance
Physical Description: (1 item)
 

no.245 California criminals sentenced to death by hanging. 1892-1903

Physical Description: (1 photograph album)
 

no.246 Criminal photograph album. 1903-04

Note

Boxed with 94/245.
 

no.247 Recuerdo de Montevideo por Bate y Ca. Montevideo[?]: Bate y Ca. 1880s[?]

 

no.248 Peña Chica, the Atacama Desert, and nitrate exploitation in Chile. circa 1912

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 87 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of the nitrate industry in Chile: warehouses, transportation, processing plants and workers. Group portraits of businessmen, and portraits of a young man in various settings, including relatives(?) and pets.
 

no.249 Various Mexican locations and scenes. circa 1890-1910

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 161 images)

Scope and Content Note

Panoramic views of Mexican cities, rural areas, natural wonders, monuments, interior view of Chapultepec Castle, bullfighting, floating garden views, flower and fruit series, and crafts.
Identified photographers: C.B. Waite, Scott, Carmichael, Cox, and Briquet.
 

no.250 Album grafico de las visitas oficiales del gobernador constitucional del Estado de Mexico C. Carlos Riva Palacio. 1926

Creator/Collector: Laborde, Alfredo
Physical Description: (398 images)

Scope and Content Note

Palacio's official visits to cities and towns of the state of Mexico as governor. Many group portraits of the governor and supporters at political events.
Photographs by Laborde.
 

no.251 Brazil - Various rural and urban scenes. circa 1885-1906

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 138 images)

Scope and Content Note

Panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Pernambuco, Bahia, Porto Alegre and other cities, rural areas and landscapes, portraits of Bahian types and Indians, and Sao Paulo's railroad tracks and viaducts.
 

no.252 Military - World War 1.

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 64 images)

Scope and Content Note

Taken in France and Belgium.

Note

 

no.253 Banana trade in Honduras. circa 1900

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 12 images)

Scope and Content Note

Panoramic views of various towns related to the banana trade, ox carts transporting bananas, sea shore storage, banana ship, and group portraits of men and soldiers.
 

no.254 Scenic views along the Mexican National Railroad tracks. circa 1905

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 238 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of monuments, historical sites, and street scenes of cities and countryside, including San Antonio, Texas.
 

no.255 Vacant.

 

no.256 Mexican generals, clergy members, women and children who may be related to General Paz Alvarez family. circa 1880-1890

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 98 carte de visite portraits)
 

no.257 Mexican centennial events and inauguration of President Alvaro Obregon. 1921

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 188 images)

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of President Alvaro Obregon and members of his cabinet, views of events during the centennial celebration, the military parade, traditional dances, cultural and political activities, and the people's participation.
Identified photographer: Sosa y Diaz.
 

no.258 Brazil. Rio de Janeiro. circa 1915

Physical Description: (2 colored panoramic photogravures)
 

no.259 Various scenes of Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro: Maison Chic. 1910s

Physical Description: (69 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of Rio de Janeiro, including public buildings, main avenues, street scenes with electric cars and mule carts, and views from the Pao D'Assucar cable car.
 

no.260 Vues de Rio de Janeiro, Bresil (Rio de Janeiro: Le Musso & Cia. 1900s[?]

Physical Description: (34 images)

Scope and Content Note

Portrait of President Nilo Pecanha and cabinet members, views of government buildings, major avenues and streets, plazas, panoramic view of the city towards the ocean, the botanical garden and the Tijuca waterfall.
 

no.261 Brazil, including Sao Paulo, Santos, Guaruja. circa 1925

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 35 images)

Scope and Content Note

Panoramic views of Santos, Sao Paulo, monuments, public cultural buildings, tea harvesting, orange and coffee plantations, and aspects of coffee production.
 

no.262 Mexico. circa 1900

Physical Description: (48 images)

Scope and Content Note

Including urban and rural views of Guadalajara, Mexico City and other locations.
Views of rural scenes (women washing clothes, water carriers); street scenes, portraits, religious buildings, Chapultepec Castle, statues, missions and diverse views of towns.
 

no.263 Ferrez, Marc. Avenida Central. 8 de Marco de 1903, 15 de Novembro

Physical Description: (184 plates)

Scope and Content Note

[Views of] Rio de Janeiro.
 

no.264 Photograph album.

Creator/Collector: Fleckenstein, Louis
 

no.265 Consejo Nacional de Educacion (Argentina). Vistas de escuelas comunes. 1889

Physical Description: (41 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of public schools' fagades and interiors, portraits of school children in classrooms and children from military school.
Identified photographer: Samuel Boote.
 

no.266 Boote, Samuel, and others.

Physical Description: (34 images)

Scope and Content Note

19th century photographs of Argentina and Chile, including Tierra del Fuego.
 

no.267 Vistas del camino de La Oroya a la montana de Chanchamayo: photograph album of Peru (Lima y Callao: Colville & Cia, s.a.).

Location: Map Room.
 

no.268 Guanajuato en el ano de mil novecientos treinta y siete. Mexico. 1941

Creator/Collector: Cervantes, Enrique A.
Location: Map Room.
 

no.269 Photo album of Banana industry in Costa Rica. 1900s[?]

Location: Map Room.
 

no.270 S. Charles Lee's Los Angeles Theater.

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 20 images)
Location: Map Room.

Scope and Content Note

Views of the interior of the theater, including the auditorium, lounges, foyer, children's playroom and details of furniture and interior decoration.
 

no.271 Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, and Ray, Arizona. circa 1909

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 60 images)
Location: Map Room.

Scope and Content Note

Views of Cananea, the mines, mass meetings, railroads, baseball team and many informal family pictures. Also one blueprint of Ray, Arizona, taken before the fire of 1912.
 

no.272 Whittier and Southern California. 1900-1903

Physical Description: (Photograph album)
Location: Map Room.

Scope and Content Note

Many views of Whittier and C.W. Leffingwell's ranch, including buildings, relatives and friends.
Also, views of Santa Monica, Mount Lowe, Catalina, Long Beach, La Fiesta de Las Flores, 1902 Tournament of Roses, Kern County, Bakersfield, San Bernardino, Riverside, Redondo Beach and Los Angeles.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Los Angeles, Whittier, and surrounding area 
 

no.273 California views. circa 1910s

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 68 images including 5 panoramic views)
Location: Map Room.

Scope and Content Note

Views include the Pala Reservation, the San Diego Flume, the San Luis Rey Valley, and general views of irrigation and redwood trees.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Pala and San Diego County, California 
 

no.274 United States Navy Midshipmen. 1860s

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 23 carte-de-visite images)

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of United States naval cadets and officers 
 

no.275 Family photograph album. circa 1870s-1920s

Creator/Collector: Hagan, Ralph
Location: Map Room.

Scope and Content Note

Many views of the Hagan family and their home, together with views of the Los Angeles area, including the Elks parades of the 1890s, and Pasadena.
Also there are views of Northfield, Minnesota, Colorado, Honolulu, Salt Lake City and Saltair on the Great Salt Lake.
 

no.276 Album de Blumenau. circa 1916

Physical Description: (12 images)

Scope and Content Note

The town of Blumenau in Brazil, including a panorama of the town, and views of the river, streets, buildings, churches and railway station.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Yadgâr-i İstanbul : Constantinople photographs 
 

no.277 Sao Paulo Antigo. 1860

Physical Description: (59 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of city streets, churches, hotels, and theaters. Also views of the outskirts of the city and of country houses round Sao Paulo. Most views ca 1860, with one from 1887.
 

no.278 Cuba. 1897-1899

Creator/Collector: Jordan, J. Murray
Physical Description: (Photograph album)

Scope and Content Note

Views of the Cuban countryside, Santiago and its harbor, Havana and its harbor, including the wreck of the USS Maine, and theaters, plazas, buildings, and the cathedral in Havana.
 

no.279 Palestine. circa 1867-1871

Creator/Collector: Bonfils, Felix (1831-1885)
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 84 albumen prints)

Scope and Content Note

Views of the towns and cities and countryside of Palestine. Many views of the gates, walls and streets of Jerusalem.
Also views of Bethlehem, Nazareth, Galilee and Capernum.
 

no.280 Family. circa 1880s

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 86 images)

Scope and Content Note

[Includes] 2 hand-colored of an unidentified American family.

Note

Gift of George W. Schuyler.
 

no.280 Unidentified family (American). circa 1880s

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 86 images, 2 hand-colored, fine leather binding with metalwork decoration on front)

Note

Gift of Mr. George W. Schuyler.
 

no.281 Europe. n.d.

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 347 images, sizes vary from 3.5 × 2.25” to 11 × 8.5”)

Scope and Content Note

Views of the south of England, including the Isle of Wight, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
Also, views of France,Belgium, Holland, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
 

no.282 Old Charterhouse. circa 1880s[?]

Physical Description: (11.5 × 9” Photograph album with 16 pictures)

Scope and Content Note

The old Charter House hospital founded by Thomas Sutton for the poor.
 

no.283 The Communards. 1871

Physical Description: (9 × 6.5” Photograph album with 93 pictures)

Scope and Content Note

Men and women involved in the French commune. Everyone is named, and the fate of many of them is also listed.
 

no.284 Antiquities of France and Italy.

Physical Description: (6 vol. of photograph albums, photographs mounted on linen and of various sizes)

Scope and Content Note

  • vol.1) France - Churches.
  • vol.2) France - Buildings.
  • vol.3) France - Interiors.
  • vol.4) France - Musee de Cluny.
  • vol.5) Italy - Museums and landscapes.
  • vol.6) France - Chateaux.
 

no.285-288 Union Army field grade officers.

Creator/Collector: Brady, Matthew B., ca. 1823-1896
Physical Description: (4 carte-de-visite photograph albums containing 189 portraits)

Scope and Content Note

Including Grant, Rosecrans, Sherman, etc. Most were published by E. & H.T. Anthony.

Note

Albums are part of group collected by Albert Boni.
 

no.289 Australian Theatrical company on tour. 1907-1908

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 144 images, 6 × 8.5”)

Scope and Content Note

Views of Australia (Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Kalgoorlie), Sri Lanka (Colombo), Egypt (Port Said and the Suez Canal), Italy (Pompeii and Naples), France (Marseilles), England (Brighton, Chatham, Rochester, Ascot, Epsom, Newton Abbott, Portsmouth, Southampton), Ireland (Dublin, Blarney, Clonakilty, Miltown), and Scotland.
 

no.290 Mexico. circa 1940-1950

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 150 images, all approximately 16.5 × 13 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Views primarily of the floating gardens of Xochimilco outside Mexico City, including its markets, boats, and restaurants.
There are also views of a small country bull ring, bulls being raised for the ring, and an hacienda.

Note

From the estate of Urie McCleary.
 

no.291 Portraits. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Disderi, Andre Adolphe E.
Physical Description: (Carte-de-visite photograph album with 27 images)

Scope and Content Note

A few of the identified notables.

Note

Collected by Albert Boni.
 

no.292 Soldiers and civilians.

Creator/Collector: Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896
Physical Description: (Carte-de-visite photograph album with 39 portraits)

Scope and Content Note

Published by E. & H.T. Anthony.

Note

Collected by Albert Boni.
 

no.293 The Two Orphans cast.

Creator/Collector: Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896
Physical Description: (Carte-de-visite photograph album with 21 portraits)

Scope and Content Note

Issued as a souvenir with title of play and name of theatre on binding.

Note

Collected by Albert Boni.
 

no.294 Military and civilians.

Creator/Collector: Turner, A.A.
Physical Description: (Carte-de-visite photograph album with 43 portraits)

Scope and Content Note

Album and cartes imprinted D. Appleton.

Note

Collected by Albert Boni.
 

no.295 Italy.

Creator/Collector: Photographer unknown
Physical Description: (22 albumen prints, size either approximately 9.5 × 7” or 13.5 × 10”, Mounted 20.75 × 14”)

Scope and Content Note

Views include the Bay of Naples, Pompeii, St. Peter's Square in Rome, Florence and various statuary.
 

no.296 London. circa 1930

Physical Description: (Photograph album with 43 images, all approximately 30 × 26 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Aerial views of the River Thames, principal bridges over the river, important landmarks along the river and central London.
Also, views of Stepney in East London, including the brewery and several streets.

Note

From the estate of Urie McCleary.
 

no.297 Buenos Aires. circa 1880s

Creator/Collector: Pratt and Cochrane
Physical Description: (12.5 × 10” Photograph album with 61 images, all approximately 7 × 8.5”)

Scope and Content Note

Views in and around Buenos Aires, including the port, casa del gobierno, customs house, Palermo, the Recoleta, La Boca, Corrales, stations and churches.

Note

Gift of Olga Mingo Hoffman.
 

no.298 Trip to Europe. 1896

Physical Description: (11 × 16” Photograph album with 112 images, all 3 × 4”)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs taken by teenage son of Dr. and Mrs. Bridge[?].
Includes views on board the S.S. St. Louis, and of France, Switzerland, Italy and Germany.
 

no.299 Japan. early 1900s

Physical Description: (11 × 14” Photograph album with 22 colored images, 8 × 10”)

Scope and Content Note

Includes views of the Japanese countryside agricultural workers, sumo wrestling tournament, Kyoto and Yokohama.
 

no.300 Pantages Theater. 1930

Creator/Collector: Mott Studios, Hill Street, Los Angeles, California
Physical Description: (8.25 × 11.2” Photograph album with 44 images, 8 × 10”)

Scope and Content Note

Views at time of theater's opening, of the ticket office, entrance, foyer, furniture, auditorium, lounges, powder rooms and exterior with searchlights.
 

no.301 Peru. circa 1900s

Creator/Collector: Glage, Gustav
Physical Description: (3 vol. of 7.5 × 10” Photograph albums with 108 images, 3.5 × 4.5-5.5”)

Scope and Content Note

Views include Lima, Ancon, Chorillos, along the line of the Central railway from Lima to La Oroya and the Cerro de Pasco Railway from La Oroya to Cerro de Pasco, and towns and countryside in Pasco and Huanuco departments.
Glage appears to have worked at the smelter at La Fundicion.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph albums of journey from Lima to Huanuco, Peru 
 

no.302 Southern California family. circa 1908-1922

Physical Description: (7.25 × 11.25” Photograph album with 181 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views include Point Fermin, Long Beach, Mojave Desert, Lancaster, Pasadena, Ocean Park, Venice, Antelope Valley, Balboa Beach, Laguna Beach, Torrey Pines, the 1920 Rose parade, and various family beach scenes.
 

no.303 Miscellany. circa 1940s

Creator/Collector: Durbin, Carl Edward John
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 175 images, 11 × 16”)

Scope and Content Note

Views include the early weeks of the Manzanar War Relocation Center, Monterey Presidio, Seattle, Inglewood, California, army training camp, tanks, various parts of California, and family snapshots.
Also includes Durbin's 1946 commission into the U.S. Army Corps.
 

no.304 Miscellany. circa 1946-1954

Creator/Collector: Scott, Marie Helen
Physical Description: (Photograph album with 19 images, 11.5 × 15.25”)

Scope and Content Note

Includes views of the Southwest Junior Rifle Club, automobile racing in the Los Angeles area, and shooting and automobile racing ephemera.
 

no.305 South American mining. 1924-1931

Physical Description: (11 × 16” Photograph album with 613 photographs, 7 prints, and 3 maps on 69 leaves - majority of images 3.5 × 5.5”)

Scope and Content Note

Almost all images are snapshots taken by owner of album, and all are clearly labeled. Views are of both various kinds of mining as well as of cities and countryside and are especially strong on Chile (179 photographs), Guianas (139 photographs) and Peru (93 photographs).
Also includes pictures of Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay, Panama, Trinidad, U.S. Virgin Islands and New York.
 

no.306 Arthur C. Bilicke Family. 1903-1913

Physical Description: (11.25 × 15.75” Photograph album with 70 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views include Bilicke mansion site in South Pasadena before construction, construction of building, house and estate after completion, many with Bilicke's children featured, and snapshots of Bilicke children, many in fancy dress at “Camp Harvard.”
 

no.307 Eli Harper Family. 1922-1940

Physical Description: (7.25 × 11.5” Photograph album with 259 images on 100pp., photos range in size from 2 × 2.5” to 4 × 6”)

Scope and Content Note

Includes many family snapshots, as well as views of Brawley, Indio, Holtville, Cuyamarca, the San Diego zoo, and many rural locations around San Diego and Imperial counties.
 

no.308 Rose Lane. 1915-1921

Physical Description: (7 × 11.25” Photograph album with 289 images on 100pp., photographs approximately 2.5 × 3.5”)

Scope and Content Note

Snapshots of Rose Lane, her friends, sister and family[?]. Taken in various locations in Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee.
Also, views of Washington, D.C. from a trip in 1921.
 

no.309 Africa's Legacy: Photographs in Brazil and Peru. 1999

Creator/Collector: Salcedo-Mitrani, Lorry
Physical Description: (11.25 × 9.5” Photograph album with 83 images, all 8 × 10”)

Scope and Content Note

43 images from Peru and 40 images from Brazil, each with own title page and preface. The pictures of Peru were taken in Chincha and Lima between 1985 and 1986, and the pictures of Brazil were taken in the Northeast in 1995 and 1996.
Pictures are of everyday life of the poor.
 

no.310 Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Excursion to the Islands of Hawaii. 1907

Physical Description: (10.25 × 12.75” Photograph album with 46 images on 46pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Includes views of group leaving San Pedro, en route to Hawaii, at various locations around the islands, and leaving the islands.
 

no.311 Alaska. circa 1902-1906

Physical Description: (10.25 × 13.5” Photograph album with 101 images)

Scope and Content Note

Includes views of Nome and St. Michael, as well as scenes from everyday life in and around western Alaska. Also, views of mines and mining, railroads, ships, the seashore, eskimos[?], and dogs.
 

no.312 Alt-Augsburg. circa 1900s

Physical Description: (12.75 × 9.75” Photograph album with 10 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of buildings, trees and river in Augsburg.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photographs of Augsburg from 1890-1905 
 

no.313 U.S. Naval School (Hunter College).

Physical Description: (10.25 × 11.5” Photograph album with 88 images, 4 × 5”)

Scope and Content Note

Sequence of photographs shows WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) from visiting recruiting office, through induction, training, social life, and going on parade, to passing out of training college.
 

no.314 Vitoria, in the state of Espirito Santo, Brazil. 1908-1911

Physical Description: (8.75 × 12.25” Photograph album with 79 images)

Scope and Content Note

Views of the city. Many pairs of views comparing scenes before and after improvements have been made. Most photographs captioned. Some hand-painted decoration.

Note

(Severe foxing throughout)
 

no.315 Mexico. circa 1890s

Physical Description: (10 × 9.25” Photograph album with 49 images)

Scope and Content Note

21 photographs signed by Abel Briquet.
Views include several city views of Mexico City, Puebla, Zacatecas, Tacubaya and other cities, as well as many of the countryside, showing peasants at work and at their homes.
Also, 9 photos of pre-colonial statuary.
 

no.316 Colombia and Norway. 1920-1930s[?]

Physical Description: (8.5 × 10.5” Photograph album with 177 photographs and 2 postcards)

Scope and Content Note

110 views of Colombia, especially of Baranquilla, the Magdalena River and the emerald mines at Chivor.
Also, 46 views of Norway, including Stavanger and Sand; rural England, Martinique and St. Tropez, France.
With “Lecture on South America” by an anonymous author on his trip to Colombia and his experiences in the emerald mines, February 1, 1927 (15pp. typescript).
 

no.320 Photograph album Mexico. 1883-1900

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Mexico. 
 

no.321 Photograph album of Rio de Janeiro. 196-

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Rio de Janeiro 
 

no.322 Photograph album of views of the Ferrocarril Central from Callao to Chicla, Peru 1882-1889

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no.323 Venezuelan vistas : Spanish American life, and some notes on a year in Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela 1890

 

no.324 Photograph album of Montevideo 1892

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of Montevideo 
 

no.325 Recuerdos del Perú between 1863 and 1871

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Recuerdos del Perú 
 

no.326 Photograph album of "Green Gates," Coldwater Canyon, Beverly Hills, Calif. 1925-1932

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no.327 Fac=simil of the album presented to Lady Caperton by the Directorate of the Port of Montevideo 1918

 

no.328 Vistas de Montevideo 1919 1919

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Vistas de Montevideo 1919 
 

no.329 Photographs referred to in Engineer's Report 1902-1903

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photographs referred to in Engineer's Report 
 

no.330 Souvenir of Lude. Dundee. 1871

Creator/Collector: Valentine, James, 1815-1880
Physical Description: (1 vol., 32 × 39 cm. Photograph album with approximately 30 [19 × 24 cm.] mounted photographs)

Scope and Content Note

Cover title. Depicts a country estate in Scotland with views of the house, the grounds, and various scenes of a deer hunt.
 

no.331 Views of Scotland. [1880s?]

Creator/Collector: Valentine, James, 1815-1880
Physical Description: (1 vol., 32 × 43 cm. Photograph album with various size albumen prints)

Scope and Content Note

Scenery and historical interiors, most of the photographs initialed in the plate, J.V., the binding gold-stamped J. Valentine Photographer, Dundee.

Note

See the OAC record for this photograph album: Photograph album of views of Scotland