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Barlow Medical Library Construction photographs, 1906-1907
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A collection of photographs (positives and negatives) taken during the construction of the Barlow Medical Library building in Los Angeles during 1906-1907 by the architect, Robert D. Farquhar, or his associates.
As a service to the students of the College of Medicine, University of Southern California, of which he was a faculty member, and to the practicing physicians of Los Angeles, Dr. Walter Jarvis Barlow funded the construction of a handsome domed building just across the street from the College to house a medical library open to all members of the medical profession. The building was dedicated in 1907 and deeded by Dr. Barlow to the Los Angeles College Clinical Association (a non-profit holding corporation of the College of Medicine). Control and management of the library collection was vested in the Board of Trustees of the Barlow Medical Library Association.
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Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Biomedical Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish if the Biomedical Library does not hold the copyright.
Collection is open for research.