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Prints

Box 1

Prints 1-150

Box 1, Item 1-34

Orange County. Arch Beach, Laguna Beach, ca. 1915, undated

Box 1, Item 40-59

Madame Modjeska's home, Orange County; San Diego; Riverside; Missions, 1901-1902, undated

Box 1, Item 60-82

Missions. San Gabriel Arcangel; San Juan Capistrano, undated

Box 1, Item 83-108

Missions. San Fernando Rey; San Buenaventura; Santa Barbara; Santa Ynez; La Purisima Concepcion; Santa Clara, undated

Note

[Nos. 101, 108 missing as of December 2005.]
Box 1, Item 109-129

Pasadena, 1887-1904, undated

Box 1, Item 130-150

Pasadena. Busch Gardens, 1909-1914, undated

Note

[Includes Graham Photo Co. photographs.]
Box 2

Prints 151-267

Box 2, Item 151-170

Pasadena. Busch Gardens; Busch Residence, 1914, undated

Note

[Includes Graham Photo Co. photographs.]
Box 2, Item 171-182

Pasadena. Busch Gardens; fairy tale scenes, ca. 1910, undated

Note

[Includes Graham Photo Co. photographs.]
Box 2, Item 183-197

San Gabriel Valley. Baldwin's Ranch; Arcadia; San Gabriel; Monrovia; Duarte; Pomona, ca. 1890, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 2, Item 198-231

San Pedro, 1897-1921, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 2, Item 232-250

Long Beach, ca. 1910-1915, undated

Box 2, Item 251-267

Santa Catalina Island; Redondo Beach, ca. 1898-1910

Box 3

Prints 268-395

Box 3, Item 268-286

Venice, ca. 1915, undated

Box 3, Item 287-304

Santa Monica, ca. 1910, undated

Box 3, Item 305-317B

Los Angeles County. Cahuenga Valley; Echo Park area, ca. 1886-1897, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 3, Item 318-341

Central Los Angeles street views, 1854, 1887-1898, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 3, Item 353-365

Central Los Angeles streets and residences; Central Park, 1885-1912, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 3, Item 366-395

Central Los Angeles street scenes, 1902-1918, undated

Box 4

Prints 396-546

Box 4, Item 396-428

Central Los Angeles. Municipal buildings; Commercial buildings; Churches, ca. 1915, undated

Box 4, Item 429-448

Southwest scenery; Los Angeles transportation, 1912, 1915, undated

Box 4, Item 449-477

Central Los Angeles residences; Plaza area, 1861-1885, undated

Box 4, Item 478-501

Los Angeles Plaza area, 1857-1895, undated

Box 4, Item 502-521

Central Los Angeles. Bird's-eye views; Buildings, 1856-1894, undated

Box 4, Item 522-546

Central Los Angeles. Schools and clubs; Parades; Parks, 1871-1899, undated

Box 5

Prints 547-662

Box 5, Item 547-576

Central Los Angeles street scenes, 1860-1921 undated

Box 5, Item 577-606

Los Angeles. Street scenes; Bird's-eye views, 1857-1900, undated

Box 5, Item 607-635

Railroads; Santa Monica, 1869-1923, undated

Box 5, Item 636-662

Ocean Park; Venice, 1920-1923, undated

Box 6

Prints 663-826

Box 6, Item 663-682

Venice; Hermosa Beach, ca. 1920, undated

Box 6, Item 683-709

Redondo; San Pedro, 1894-1920, undated

Box 6, Item 710-729

San Pedro; Wilmington, 1850s, 1912-1917, undated

Box 6, Item 730-757

Long Beach; Cerritos Ranch, 1870s-1918, undated

Note

[No. 749 missing as of December 2005.]
Box 6, Item 758-782

Santa Catalina Island; Huntington Beach; Newport Beach; Balboa Beach, ca. 1915-1920, undated

Box 6, Item 786-799

San Diego County; Imperial Valley, 1880s, 1894, undated

Box 6, Item 800-826

Missions; Adobes, 1890-1931, undated

Box 7

Prints 827-953

Box 7, Item 827-851

Firestone Tire & Rubber; Oil fields, 1907, 1919-1928

Box 7, Item 852-873

Los Angeles churches, 1870, 1895, 1915, 1920s, undated

Box 7, Item 874-892

Los Angeles County parks, 1880-1894, 1920s, undated

Box 7, Item 893-908

Schools; Campo de Cahuenga; Cahuenga Valley, 1877, 1896-1899, undated

Note

[Includes narratives by Otto Weid.]
Box 7, Item 909-932

Hollywood, 1894-1903, 1920s, 1930s, undated

Box 7, Item 933-953

San Fernando; San Gabriel; Eagle Rock; Pasadena; Los Angeles hotels, 1884-1919, undated

Box 8

Prints 954-1096

Box 8, Item 954-977

Central Los Angeles buildings, 1889-1925, undated

Box 8, Item 978-1006

Central Los Angeles street scenes; Construction progress on Los Angeles Railway building, 1890-1920, undated

Box 8, Item 1007-1036C

Central Los Angeles street scenes and buildings, 1906-1923, undated

Box 8, Item 1037-1057

Central Los Angeles street scenes, 1905-1922, undated

Box 8, Item 1058-1076

Beach cities; Miscellaneous beaches, 1894, 1923, undated

Box 8, Item 1077-1096

Central Los Angeles and vicinity. Street scenes; Residences, 1919, undated

Box 9

Prints 1097-1179

Box  9, Item 1097-1123

Camulos Rancho; Santa Cruz; Ventura County; Automobile related photographs in Los Angeles, 1860, 1894-1920, undated undated

Box  9, Item 1124-1151

Portraits, 1849-1900, undated

Box  9, Item 1152-1179

Monuments; Historic landmarks, undated

Box 10

Prints 1180-1263

Box  10, Item 1180-1185

Indian village and exhibit, Eastlake Park, Los Angeles, ca. 1907

Box  10, Item 1186-1189

Unidentified Native Americans, undated

Box  10, Item 1190-1226

Central Los Angeles buildings and street scenes, 1923, undated

Note

[No. 1216 missing as of December 2005.]
Box  10, Item 1227-1241

Central Los Angeles buildings and street scenes, 1923, undated

Box  10, Item 1243-1251

Los Angeles County. Gardens; Parks; Residential streets, undated

Box  10, Item 1252-1257

Miscellaneous scenery, undated

Box  10, Item 1258-1263

Miscellaneousundated

 

Glass plates, negatives, and lantern slides

Access Information

Advance arrangements for viewing glass plates, negatives, and lantern slides must be arranged with the Curator of Photographs.
Box 11

Glass plates 1264-1299

Box  11, Item 1264-1265a

Drawings of Los Angeles, 1850s

Box  11, Item 1266-1291

Los Angeles. Plaza; Pico House; Plaza Church, 1857, 1891, undated

Box  11, Item 1292-1295

Los Angeles. Avila Adobe/Stockton's Headquarters, undated

Box  11, Item 1296-1299

Los Angeles. Sonoratown, 1875-1885, undated

Box 12

Glass plates 1300-1336

Box  12, Item 1300-1308

Los Angeles. Sonoratown; Chinatown; Negro Alley, 1880, undated

Box  12, Item 1309-1315a

Los Angeles. Businesses and street scenes along Los Angeles, 1st, Temple and Commercial Streets, 1862-1872, undated

Box  12, Item 1316-1320

Los Angeles. Abel Stearns residence, "El Palacio", 1850, undated

Box  12, Item 1321-1336

Los Angeles. North Main Street, 1868-1885, undated

Box 13

Glass plates 1337-1356

Box  13, Item 1337-1345

Los Angeles. North Main Street; Temple Block and vicinity, 1862, undated

Box  13, Item 1346-1351

Los Angeles. Temple Block, 1876, undated

Box  13, Item 1352-1356

Los Angeles. Old Court House, 1868, 1875, undated

Box 14

Glass plates 1357-1390

Box  14, Item 1357-1365

Los Angeles. Old Court House; Bella Union/St. Charles Hotel, photos and litho, 1858-1880, undated

Box  14, Item 1366-1379

Los Angeles. Main Street between 1st and 3rd. Workman's store; Meyer's residence; St. Vibiana's Cathedral and views from St. Vibiana's, 1870-1889, undated

Box  14, Item 1380-1386

Los Angeles. Main Street between 3rd and 6th including Street views and buildings; Pacific Electric Building, 1883, 1900, 1918, undated

Box  14, Item 1387-1390

Los Angeles. Pacific Electric Building (continued); Residences on Main St. (exact locations unknown), undated

Box 15

Glass plates 1391-1426

Box  15, Item 1391-1395

Los Angeles. Street scenes and buildings along 2nd Street; Views from 2nd Street, 1870, undated

Box  15, Item 1396-1412

Los Angeles. Street scenes and buildings along Spring Street to 3rd Street including the Nadeau Block and Phillips Block; Views of the Wolfskill Ranch from Spring Street and 3rd Street, 1889, 1892, 1912, undated

Box  15, Item 1413-1415

Los Angeles. Wolfskill Ranch orchards and fruit trees, undated

Box  15, Item 1416-1421

Los Angeles. Round House and Garden of Paradise, undated

Box  15, Item 1422-1426

Los Angeles. Street scenes and buildings along S. Spring Street from about 4th Street including Ralphs store, 1903, undated

Box 16

Glass plates 1427-1465

Box  16, Item 1427-1430

Los Angeles. Street scenes; Homes and buildings along S. Spring Street, 1875, 1889, undated

Box  16, Item 1431-1436

Los Angeles. Homes and buildings along San Pedro Street including the Lugo adobe, 1921, undated

Box  16, Item 1437-1440

Los Angeles. Palm Drive; Agricultural Park; Shrine Auditorium; Chester Place, 1895, undated

Box  16, Item 1441-1447

Los Angeles. Street scenes and homes on Bunker Hill and West Temple Street, including Exposition Hall, 1881, 1883, undated

Box  16, Item 1448-1465

Los Angeles. Old High School on Pound Cake Hill and views from Pound Cake Hill, 1870-1885, undated

Box 17

Glass plates 1466-1506

Box 17 , Item 1466-1475

Los Angeles. Views from Pound Cake Hill; Red Sandstone Courthouse; St. Athenasius Church, 1891, 1895, undated

Box 17 , Item 1476-1506

Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along Fort Street/Broadway to about 5th including Fort St. Methodist Church, old City Hall, Potomac Block, 1871, 1883-1890, 1902-1913, undated

Box 18

Glass plates 1507-1546

Box  18, Item 1507-1517

Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along S. Broadway from about 5th Street including Presbyterian Church, Synagogue and St. Vincent's School, 1870, 1880, 1918, undated

Box  18, Item 1518-1538

Los Angeles. Bird's eye views from Fort Hill; Buildings and street scenes along Hill Street, 1870, 1875, 1910, undated

Box  18, Item 1539-1546

West Central Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along 4th Street and Olive Streets, 1918, undated

Box 19

Glass plates 1547-1585

Box  19, Item 1547-1555

West Central Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes including the State Normal School, Hazards Pavilion, Bellevue Terrace Hotel,1886, ca. 1900, undated

Box  19, Item 1556-1562

Los Angeles. Central Park and vicinity, 1881, 1885, undated

Box  19, Item 1563-1565

Los Angeles. Child's property, 1913, undated

Box  19, Item 1566-1579

West Central Los Angeles. Various scenes including streets. Buildings; Westlake Park and the Francisco farm,1881-1890, undated

Box  19, Item 1580-1584

Los Angeles. Farms and homes on future site of the Southern Branch of the University of California, undated

Box  19, Item 1585

Campo De Cahuenga, undated

Box 20

Glass plates 1586-1621a

Box 20, Item 1586-1600

North East and South East Central Los Angeles including Aliso Street; the Sainsevains property; Beaudry Reservoir; Boyle Heights, 1875, undated

Box 20, Item 1601-1607

Los Angeles. Parades and celebrations including 4th of July, 1871 and 1894 Fiesta, 1871, 1876, 1894, undated

Box 20, Item  1608-1609a

Los Angeles. Hanging of Lachenais, 1871

Box 20, Item 1610-1613

Los Angeles. Floods, 1883, undated

Box 20, Item 1614-1621a

Arroyo Seco, Pasadena and Glendale including views of the Raymond Hotel and the Ostrich Farm, 1872, undated

Box 21

Glass plates 1622-1665

Box  21, Item 1622-1652

Pasadena, San Marino and Sierra Madre including the Lake Vineyard, Sunnyslope, El Molino Viejo and various street scenes, orchards and vineyards, 1871, 1885, 1921, undated

Box  21, Item 1653-1662

Various San Gabriel Valley scenes, including Santa Anita Ranch, 1872, undated

Box  21, Item 1663-1665

Rowland Property, 1921, undated

Box 22

Glass plates 1666-1699

Box  22, Item 1666-1678a

El Monte region, including Savannah and Ellis Family Property, 1908-1920, undated

Box  22, Item 1679-1694

Pomona buildings, street scenes and open land, includes Palomares Hotel and fire, 1880-1890, 1911, undated

Box  22, Item 1695-1699

Spadra homes and ranches, including the Rubottom home and hotel, undated

Box 23

Glass plates 1700-1741

Box 23 , Item 1700-1702

Spadra (continued), includes "Monkey Town" newspaper clipping, 1885, 1919, undated

Box 23 , Item 1703-1711

Whittier and vicinity including Los Nietos; Pico Ranchita; Rio Hondo Battlefields and San Gabriel River, 1869, 1920-1921, undated

Box 23 , Item 1712-1717

San Pedro and San Pedro Harbor, 1872, 1885, undated

Box 23 , Item 1718-1726

Wilmington, including views of the town; Wilmington Exchange; Wilmington Barracks; Banning House, 1873, 1885, 1918, 1923, undated

Box 23 , Item 1727-1741

Santa Monica including Santa Monica Beach and Canyon; Street scenes; Santa Monica Hotel; Engravings, 1872, 1878, undated

Box 24

Glass plates 1742-1783

Box  24, Item 1742-1743

Santa Monica (continued). Long Wharf; Sunset Park, undated

Box  24, Item 1744-1748

Long Beach homes and buildings including Cerritos Ranch, 1885, undated

Box  24, Item 1749-1760

Los Angeles area railways and electric railways, includes Santa Monica Railroad; L.A. and Independent; and San Pedro and Los Angeles Railroad facilities and trains; Pacific Electric Railroad facilities, 1873, undated

Box  24, Item 1761-1783

Los Angeles County. Non-locational objects and unidentified locations, including "Rubbottom's bowie;" "Editorial Corps of the Weekly Comet;" Possible residences of Cameron Thom; Mayes family residence; First Ebell Club, undated

Box 25

Glass plates 1783a-1783o

Box 25, Items 1783a-1783o

Miscellaneous and unidentified Los Angeles, undated

Box 26

Glass plates 1784-1825

Box  26, Item 1784-1797

Los Angeles County unidentified and miscellaneous includes street views, unidentified buildings and homes, engravings, 1878, undated

Box  26, Item 1798-1825

Hansen surveys of various Los Angeles sites and Wilmington, 1864-1866, undated

Box 27

Glass plates 1826-1864

Box 27 , Item 1826-1837

Hansen surveys, maps and notes; Various Los Angeles and San Gabriel properties, including Spadra and San Gabriel, 1853, 1855, undated

Box 27 , Item 1838-1841a

Ord's Survey, 1849

Box 27 , Item 1842-1848

Lecouvreur's Grade drawings, 1873

Box 27 , Item 1849-1850

Waldemar surveys, 1857

Box 27 , Item 1851-1853

Miscellaneous maps, of Los Angeles and San Diego Bay, makers unknown, undated

Box 27 , Item 1854-1861

Field notes on various Los Angeles area properties, unknown creator, 1855

Box 27 , Item 1862-1864

Assessment, title page through page 4, 1850

Box 28

Glass plates 1865-1906

Box 28 , Item 1865-1873

Assessment, page 6 on, 1850

Note

[Almost entire book was photographed but some pages are missing.]
Box 28 , Item 1874-1877

Sketches of battlefields; 1850 and 1852 California county divisions, undated

Physical Description: [Renderings.]
Box 28 , Item 1878-1897

Los Angeles County. Court and legal documents and letters, 1850-1854, 1880, 1908, undated

Box 28 , Item 1898-1906

Orange County. Santa Ana street scenes, buildings, and residences, 1873, 1898, undated

Box 29

Glass plates 1907-1951

Box  29, Item 1907-1911

Orange County. Santa Ana scenes and residences, including Santa Ana Depot, Opera House, undated

Box  29, Item 1912-1922

Orange County. Anaheim street scenes and buildings; Anaheim Landing, undated

Box  29, Item 1923-1929

Orange County. Buena Park; Fullerton; Miscellaneous, undated

Box  29, Item 1930-1932

Riverside County. Tibbetts property; Lake Elsinore, 1923, undated

Box  29, Item 1933-1948

San Bernardino County. Includes city of San Bernardino buildings and street scenes, 1873-1874, 1883, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by W.A. Vale.]
Box  29, Item 1949-1951

San Diego, 1872, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by J.C. Parker.]
Box 30

Glass plates 1952-1997

Box  30, Item 1952-1977

San Diego buildings and street scenes; Views of San Diego Harbor; Drawings from Phoenixiana; Other miscellaneous, 1874, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by J.C. Parker.]
Box  30, Item 1978-1980

Ventura County and Paso Robles, including Camulos Ranch, undated

Box  30, Item 1981-1984

Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County, undated

Box  30, Item 1985-1991

City of Monterey, buildings and homes, 1850, undated

Box  30, Item 1992-1997

Santa Cruz County. Benicia and Big Basin, 1857, 1918, undated undated

Box 31

Glass plates 1998-2036

Box  31, Item 1998-2003

Santa Cruz County. Big Basin; Santa Cruz; Other miscellaneous, ca. 1856, 1918, undated

Box  31, Item 2004-2011

San Francisco and Petaluma drawings and photos, includes Baldwin Hotel, M.G. Vallejo Adobe, 1849, 1865, undated

Box  31, Item 2012-2023

San Diego Mission and surrounding grounds, 1874, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by J.C. Parker.]
Box  31, Item 2024-2027

San Gabriel Mission, undated

Box  31, Item 2028-2032

Missions. San Buenaventura; Soledad; San Juan, 1874, undated

Box  31, Item 2033-2036

Mission photos from Vischer and McPherson, organized by Ellis's numbering, undated

Box 32

Glass plates 2037-2076

Box  32, Item 2037-2041

Mission photos from Vischer and McPherson (continued), organized by Ellis's numbering, undated

Box  32, Item 2042-2059

Gold Rush and emigration, Sutter's Fort and various mining camps; Emigrant trail; Miscellaneous, 1852, 1875, 1918, undated

Box  32, Item 2060-2071

Stage Coaches, wagon teams, wagon trains, 1894, undated

Box  32, Item 2072-2076

Central Pacific Railroad trains and routes, undated

Box 33

Glass plates 2077-2123

Box 33 , Item 2077-2079a

Southern Pacific Railroad locomotives; Newhall tunnel, undated

Box 33 , Item 2080-2083

Miscellaneous transportation. Boats; Autos; Bicycle, 1900, undated

Box 33 , Item  2084-2109

Vischer illustrations arranged according to Ellis's numbering, 1860s-1870s, 1891, undated

Box 33 , Item 2110-2123

Vischer illustrations. Locations from Orange County to Paso Robles, 1860s, undated

Box 34

Glass plates 2124-2164

Box 34, Item 2124-2131

Vischer illustrations. Mountain trails and stage coach, 1860s, 1870s, undated

Box 34, Item 2132-2132a

Miscellaneous illustrations, 1870, undated

Box 34, Item 2133-2164

Portraits and people by name. Alexander through Dorsey, undated

Box 35

Glass plates 2165-2210

Box  35, Item 2165-2210

Portraits and people by name. Dreher through Lugo, 1864, 1890, 1922-1923, undated

Box 36

Glass plates 2211-2254

Box  36, Item 2211-2254

Portraits and people by name. Lugo through Stockton, 1855, 1921, undated

Box 37

Glass plates 2255-2293

Box  37, Item 2255-2277

Portraits and people by name. Stowall through Yount, 1860, undated

Box  37, Item 2278-2282c

Portraits and people. Unidentified women, undated

Box  37, Item 2283-2293

Portraits and people. Unidentified men, undated

Box 38

Glass plates 2293a-2299d

Box 38, Items 2293a-2299d

Portraits and people. Unidentified men; Group photos, undated

Box 39

Glass plates 2300-2339

Box 39, Item 2300-2304

Pen sketches of early prominent Jewish citizens of Los Angeles, undated

Box 39, Item 2305-2314

Native Americans. Portraits and group photos, undated

Box 39, Item 2315-2325

Native Americans. Artifacts and structures, including petroglyphs and sweat houses, undated

Box 39, Item 2326-2336a

U.S. history. Sites; Artifacts; Portraits, includes George Washington and Benjamin Foster, undated

Box 39, Item 2337-2339

U.S. history. Sites; Artifacts; Portraits including Benjamin Foster, undated

Box 40

Glass plates 2340-2345p

Box 40, Items 2340-2345p

U.S. hitory. Benjamin Franklin, undated

Box 41

Glass plates 2345q-2345ee

Box 41, Items 2345q-2345ee

U.S. history. Benjamin Franklin, undated

Box 42

Glass plates 2346-2380c

Box 42 , Item 2346-2358

U.S. history. Abraham Lincoln portraits and sites; Kit Carson; White House, undated

Box 42 , Item 2359-2370

Freemasonry. Lodges; Artifacts; Book passages; Miscellaneous, 1851, 1856, 1908, undated

Box 42 , Item 2371-2380c

Miscellaneous scenery and locations outside of California, undated

Box 43

Glass plates 2381-2413

Box 43 , Item 2381-2385

Miscellaneous, undated

Box 43 , Item 2386-2395g

Miscellaneous. Book passages; Clippings; Printing, undated

Note

[No. 2395c removed for conservation.]
Box 43 , Item 2396-2413

Miscellaneous. Unidentified locations, undated

Box 44

Glass plates 2414-2458

Box  44, Item 2414-2458

Miscellaneous. Unidentified buildings, houses, landscapes, undated

Box 45

Glass plates 2458a-2458i

Box 45, Items 2458a-2458i

Miscellaneous. Unidentified buildings, houses, landscapes,, undated

Box 46

Glass plates 2459-2495

Box  46, Item 2459-2482

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Central Los Angeles, 1860, undated

Box  46, Item  2483-2486

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Rubottom property, Spadra, 1874, undated

Box  46, Item 2487-2495

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Central Los Angeles; L.J. Rose residence in San Gabriel, 1872, 1874, undated

Box 47

Glass plates and film negatives 2496-2537

Box  47, Item 2496-2499

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. San Luis Rey and San Juan Capistrano Missions, undated

Box  47, Item 2500-2512

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. San Gabriel Valley, undated

Box  47, Item 2513-2520

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Miscellaneous Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, 1874, undated

Box  47, Item  2521-2529

W.M. Godfrey photographs. Unnumbered miscellaneous Central Los Angeles and San Pedro, 1860, undated

Box  47, Item 2530-2535

5 x 7 inch glass negatives. Unidentified, undated

Box  47, Item 2536-2537

5 x 7 inch film negatives; one print. Brick building; unidentified man, undated

Box 48-58, Items 268-1189

Glass plates, 8 x 10 inch glass plate negatives, 1849-1923

Note

[Prints of these items are available as viewing surrogates.]
Box 59-67, Items 40-1262

Glass plates, 8 x 10 inch film negatives, 1849-1923

Note

[Prints of these items are available as viewing surrogates.]
 

Geographical Index

 

Central Los Angeles and vicinity

Box 3, Item # 305-317B

Los Angeles County. Cahuenga Valley; Echo Park area, ca. 1886-1897, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 3, Folder 318-341

Central Los Angeles street views, 1854, 1887-1898, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 3, Folder 353-365

Central Los Angeles streets and residences; Central Park, 1885-1912, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 3, Folder 366-395

Central Los Angeles street scenes, 1902-1918, undated

Box 4, Item 396-428

Central Los Angeles. Municipal buildings; Commercial buildings; Churches, ca. 1915, undated

Box 4, Item 449-477

Central Los Angeles residences; Plaza area, 1861-1885, undated

Box 4, Item 478-501

Los Angeles Plaza area, 1857-1895, undated

Box 4, Item 502-521

Central Los Angeles. Bird's-eye views; Buildings, 1856-1894, undated

Box 4, Item 522-546

Central Los Angeles. Schools and clubs; Parades; Parks, 1871-1899, undated

Box 5, Item 547-576

Central Los Angeles street scenes, 1860-1921, undated

Box 5, Item 577-606

Los Angeles. Street scenes; Bird's-eye views, 1857-1900, undated

Box 7, Item 893-908

Schools; Campo de Cahuenga; Cahuenga Valley, 1877, 1896-1899, undated

Note

[Includes narratives by Otto Weid.]
Box 7, Item 909-932

Hollywood, 1894-1903, 1920s, 1930s, undated

Box 8, Item 978-1006

Central Los Angeles street scenes; Construction progress on Los Angeles Railway building, 1890-1920, undated

Box 8, Item 1007-1036C

Central Los Angeles street scenes and buildings, 1906-1923, undated

Box 8, Item 1037-1057

Central Los Angeles street scenes, 1905-1922, undated

Box 8, Item 1077-1096

Central Los Angeles and vicinity. Street scenes; Residences, 1919, undated

Box  10, Item 1190-1226

Central Los Angeles buildings and street scenes, 1923, undated

Note

[No. 1216 missing as of December 2005.]
Box  10, Item 1227-1241

Central Los Angeles buildings and street scenes, 1923, undated

Box  10, Item 1243-1251

Los Angeles County. Gardens; Parks; Residential streets, undated

Box 11, Item 1264-1265a

Drawings of Los Angeles, 1850s

Box 11, Item 1266-1291

Los Angeles. Plaza; Pico House; Plaza Church, 1857, 1891, undated

Box 11, Item 1292-1295

Los Angeles. Avila Adobe/Stockton's Headquarters, undated

Box 11, Item 1296-1399

Los Angeles. Sonoratown, 1875-1885, undated

Box 12, Item 1300-1308

Los Angeles. Sonortatown; Chinatown/Negro Alley, 1880, undated

Box 12, Item 1309-1315a

Los Angeles. Businesses and street scenes along Los Angeles; 1st; Temple and Commercial Streets, 1862-1872, undated

Box 12, Item 1316-1320

Los Angeles. Abel Stearns residence, "El Palacio", 1850, undated

Box 12, Item 1321-1336

Los Angeles. North Main Street, 1868-1885, undated

Box 13, Item 1337-1345

Los Angeles. North Main Street; Temple Block and vicinity, 1862, undated

Box 13, Item 1346-1351

Los Angeles. Temple Block, 1876, undated

Box 13, Item 1352-1356

Los Angeles. Old Court House, 1868, 1875, undated

Box  14, Item 1357-1365

Los Angeles. Old Court House; Bella Union/St. Charles Hotel, photos and litho, 1858-1880, undated

Box  14, Item 1366-1379

Los Angeles. Main Street between 1st and 3rd. Workman's store; Meyer's residence; St. Vibiana's Cathedral and views from St. Vibiana's, 1870-1889, undated

Box  14, Item 1380-1386

Los Angeles. Main Street between 3rd and 6th including street views and buildings; Pacific Electric Building, 1883, 1900, 1918, undated

Box  14, Item 1387-1390

Los Angeles. Pacific Electric Building (continued); residences on Main St. (exact locations unknown), undated

Box  15, Item 1391-1395

Los Angeles. Street scenes and buildings along 2nd Street; Views from 2nd Street, 1870, undated

Box  15, Item 1396-1412

Los Angeles. Street scenes and buildings along Spring Street to 3rd Street including the Nadeau Block and Phillips Block; Views of the Wolfskill Ranch from Spring Street and 3rd Street, 1889, 1892, 1912, undated

Box  15, Item 1413-1415

Los Angeles. Wolfskill Ranch orchards and fruit trees, undated

Box  15, Item 1416-1421

Los Angeles. Round House and Garden of Paradise, undated

Box  15, Item 1422-1426

Los Angeles. Street scenes and buildings along S. Spring Street from about 4th Street including Ralphs store, 1903, undated

Box  16, Item 1427-1430

Los Angeles. Street scenes; Homes and buildings along S. Spring Street, 1875, 1889, undated

Box  16, Item 1431-1436

Los Angeles. Homes and buildings along San Pedro Street including the Lugo adobe, 1921, undated

Box  16, Item 1437-1440

Los Angeles. Palm Drive; Agricultural Park; Shrine Auditorium; Chester Place, 1895, undated

Box  16, Item 1441-1447

Los Angeles. Street scenes and homes on Bunker Hill and West Temple Street, including Exposition Hall, 1881, 1883, undated

Box  16, Item 1448-1465

Los Angeles. Old High School on Pound Cake Hill and views from Pound Cake Hill, 1870-1885, undated

Box 17 , Item 1466-1475

Los Angeles. Views from Pound Cake Hill; Red Sandstone Courthouse; St. Athenasius Church, 1891, 1895, undated

Box 17 , Item 1476-1506

Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along Fort Street/Broadway to about 5th including Fort St. Methodist Church, old City Hall, Potomac Block, 1871, 1883-1890, 1902-1913, undated

Box  18, Item 1507-1517

Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along S. Broadway from about 5th Street including Presbyterian Church, Synagogue and St. Vincent's School, 1870, 1880, 1918, undated

Box  18, Item 1518-1538

Los Angeles. Bird's-eye views from Fort Hill; Buildings and street scenes along Hill Street, 1870, 1875, 1910, undated

Box  18, Item 1539-1546

West Central Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along 4th Street and Olive Streets, 1918, undated

Box  19, Item 1547-1555

West Central Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes including the State Normal School and Hazards Pavilion, 1886, undated

Box  19, Item 1556-1562

Los Angeles. Central Park and vicinity, 1881, 1885, undated

Box  19, Item 1563-1565

Los Angeles. Child's property, 1913, undated

Box  19, Item 1566-1579

West Central Los Angeles. Various scenes including streets; buildings; Westlake Park and the Francisco farm,1881-1890, undated

Box  19, Item 1580-1584

Los Angeles. Farms and homes on future site of the Southern Branch of the University of California, undated

Box  19, Item 1585

Campo De Cahuenga, undated

Box 20, Item 1586-1600

North East and South East Central Los Angeles including Aliso Street; the Sainsevains property; Beaudry Reservoir; Boyle Heights, 1875, undated

Box 20, Item 1601-1607

Los Angeles. Parades and celebrations including 4th of July, 1871 and 1894 Fiesta, 1871, 1876, 1894, undated

Box 20, Item  1608-1609a

Los Angeles. Hanging of Lachenais, 1871

Box 20, Item 1610-1613

Los Angeles. Floods, 1883, undated

Box  24, Item 1761-1783

Los Angeles County. Non-locational objects and unidentified locations, including "Rubbottom's bowie;" "Editorial Corps of the Weekly Comet;" Possible residences of Cameron Thom; Mayes family residence; First Ebell Club, undated

Box 25, Items 1783a-1783o

Miscellaneous and unidentified Los Angeles, undated

Box  26, Item 1784-1797

Los Angeles County unidentified and miscellaneous includes street views, unidentified buildings and homes, engravings, 1878, undated

Box  46, Item 2459-2482

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey 's numbers. Central Los Angeles, 1860, undated

Box  46, Item 2487-2495

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Central Los Angeles, 1872, 1874, undated

Box  47, Item 2513-2520

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Miscellaneous Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, 1874, undated

Box  47, Item  2521-2529

W.M. Godfrey photographs. Unnumbered miscellaneous Central Los Angeles and San Pedro, 1860, undated

 

San Pedro and vicinity

Box 2, Item 198-231

San Pedro, 1897-1921, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 6, Item 683-709

Redondo; San Pedro, 1894-1920, undated

Box 6, Item 710-729

San Pedro; Wilmington, 1850s, 1912-1917, undated

Box 23 , Item 1712-1717

San Pedro and San Pedro Harbor, 1872, 1885, undated

Box 23 , Item 1718-1726

Wilmington, including views of the town; Wilmington Exchange; Wilmington Barracks; Banning House, 1873, 1885, 1918, 1923, undated

Box  47, Item  2521-2529

W.M. Godfrey photographs. Unnumbered miscellaneous Central Los Angeles and San Pedro, 1860, undated

 

Los Angeles County beach communities

Box 2, Item 232-250

Long Beach, ca. 1910-1915, undated

Box 2, Item 251-267

Santa Catalina Island; Redondo Beach, ca. 1898-1910

Box 3, Item 268-286

Venice, ca. 1915, undated

Box 3, Item 287-304

Santa Monica, ca. 1910, undated

Box 5, Item 607-635

Railroads; Santa Monica, 1869-1923, undated

Box 5, Item 636-662

Ocean Park; Venice, 1920-1923, undated

Box 6, Item 663-682

Venice; Hermosa Beach, ca. 1920, undated

Box 6, Item 683-709

Redondo; San Pedro, 1894-1920, undated

Box 6, Item 730-757

Long Beach; Cerritos Ranch, 1870s-1918, undated

Note

[No. 749 missing as of December 2005.]
Box 6, Item 758-782

Santa Catalina Island; Huntington Beach; Newport Beach; Balboa Beach, ca. 1915-1920, undated

Box 8, Item 1058-1076

Beach cities; Miscellaneous beaches, 1894, 1923, undated

Box 23 , Item 1727-1741

Santa Monica including Santa Monica Beach and Canyon; street scenes; Santa Monica Hotel; engravings, 1872, 1878, undated

Box  24, Item 1742-1743

Santa Monica (continued). Long Wharf; Sunset Park, undated

Box  24, Item 1744-1748

Long Beach homes and buildings including Cerritos Ranch, 1885, undated

Box  47, Item 2513-2520

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Miscellaneous Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, 1874, undated

 

Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley

Box 1, Item 109-129

Pasadena, 1887-1904, undated

Box 1, Item 130-150

Pasadena. Busch Gardens, 1909-1914, undated

Note

[Includes Graham Photo Co. photographs.]
Box 2, Item 151-170

Pasadena. Busch Gardens; Busch Residence, 1914, undated

Note

[Includes Graham Photo Co. photographs.]
Box 2, Item 171-182

Pasadena. Busch Gardens; fairy tale scenes, ca. 1910, undated

Note

[Includes Graham Photo Co. photographs.]
Box 2, Item 183-197

San Gabriel Valley. Baldwin's Ranch; Arcadia; San Gabriel; Monrovia; Duarte; Pomona, ca. 1890, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by William H. Fletcher.]
Box 7, Item 933-953

San Fernando; San Gabriel; Eagle Rock; Pasadena; Los Angeles hotels, 1884-1919, undated

Box 20, Item 1614-1621a

Arroyo Seco, Pasadena and Glendale including views of the Raymond Hotel and the Ostrich Farm, 1872, undated

Box  21, Item 1622-1652

Pasadena, San Marino and Sierra Madre including the Lake Vineyard, Sunnyslope, El Molino Viejo and various street scenes, orchards and vineyards, 1871, 1885, 1921, undated

Box  21, Item 1653-1662

Various San Gabriel Valley scenes, including Santa Anita Ranch, 1872, undated

Box  21, Item 1663-1665

Rowland Property, 1921, undated

Box  22, Item 1666-1678a

El Monte region, including Savannah and Ellis Family Property, 1908-1920, undated

Box  22, Item 1679-1694

Pomona buildings, street scenes and open land, includes Palomares Hotel and fire, 1880-1890, 1911, undated

Box  22, Item 1695-1699

Spadra homes and ranches, including the Rubottom home and hotel, undated

Box 23 , Item 1700-1702

Spadra (continued), includes "Monkey Town" newspaper clipping, 1885, 1919, undated

Box  30, Item 2024-2027

San Gabriel Mission, undated

Box  46, Item  2483-2486

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Rubottom property, Spadra, 1874, undated

Box  47, Item 2500-2512

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. San Gabriel Valley, undated

 

Orange County

Box 1, Item 1-34

Orange County. Arch Beach; Laguna Beach; ca. 1915, undated undated

Box 1, Item 40-59

Madame Modjeska's home; Orange County; San Diego; Riverside; Missions, 1901-1902, undated

Box 28 , Item 1898-1906

Orange County. Santa Ana, street scenes, buildings, and residences, 1873, 1898, undated

Box  29, Item 1907-1911

Orange County. Santa Ana scenes and residences, including Santa Ana Depot, Opera House, undated

Box  29, Item 1912-1922

Orange County. Anaheim street scenes and buildings; Anaheim Landing, undated

Box  29, Item 1923-1929

Orange County. Buena Park; Fullerton; Miscellaneous, undated

Box 33 , Item 2110-2120

Vischer illustrations. Locations from Orange County to Paso Robles, 1860s, undated

Box  47, Item 2496-2499

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. San Luis Rey and San Juan Capistrano Missions, undated

 

Riverside County

Box 29, Item 1930-1932

Riverside County. Tibbetts property; Lake Elsinore, 1923, undated

 

San Bernardino County

Box 29, Item 1933-1948

San Bernardino County. Includes city of San Bernardino buildings and street scenes, 1873-1874, 1883, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by W.A. Vale.]
 

San Diego County

Box 6, Item 786-799

San Diego County; Imperial Valley, 1880s, 1894, undated

Box  29, Item 1949-1951

San Diego, 1872, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by J.C. Parker.]
Box 30 , Item 1952-1977

San Diego buildings and street scenes; Views of San Diego Harbor; Drawings from Phoenixiana; Other miscellaneous, 1874, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by J.C. Parker.]
Box  31, Item 2012-2023

San Diego Mission and surrounding grounds, 1874, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by J.C. Parker.]
Box  47, Item 2496-2499

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. San Luis Rey and San Juan Capistrano Missions, undated

 

Ventura County

Box 9 , Item 1097-1123

Camulos Rancho; Santa Cruz; Ventura County; Automobile related photographs in Los Angeles, 1860, 1894-1920, undated undated

Box  30, Item 1978-1980

Ventura County and Paso Robles, including Camulos Ranch, undated

 

Santa Barbara County

Box  30, Item 1981-1984

Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County, undated

 

Monterey County

Box 30 , Item 1985-1991

City of Monterey, buildings and homes, 1850, undated

 

Santa Cruz County

Box 32 , Item 1992-1997

Santa Cruz County. Benicia and Big Basin, 1857, 1918, undated undated

Box  31, Item 1998-2003

Santa Cruz County. Big Basin; Santa Cruz; Other miscellaneous, ca. 1856, 1918, undated

 

Marin County

Box  31, Item 2004-2011

San Francisco and Petaluma drawings and photos, includes Baldwin Hotel, M.G. Vallejo Adobe, 1849, 1865, undated

 

Miscellaneous

Box 4, Item 429-448

Southwest scenery; Los Angeles transportation, 1912, 1915, undated

Box  10, Item 1252-1257

Miscellaneous scenery, undated

Box  10, Item 1258-1263

Miscellaneousundated

Box 43 , Item 2396-2413

Miscellaneous. Unidentified locations, undated

Box  34, Item 2414-2458

Miscellaneous. Unidentified buildings, houses, landscapes, undated

 

Subject Index

 

Adobes

Box 6, Item 800-826

Missions; Adobes, 1890-1931, undated

Box  11, Item 1292-1295

Los Angeles. Avila Adobe/Stockton's Headquarters, undated

Box  16, Item 1431-1436

Los Angeles. Homes and buildings along San Pedro Street including the Lugo adobe, 1921, undated

Box  31, Item 2004-2011

San Francisco and Petaluma drawings and photos, includes Baldwin Hotel, M.G. Vallejo Adobe, 1849, 1865, undated

 

Agriculture

Box 6, Item 786-799

San Diego County; Imperial Valley, 1880s, 1894, undated

Box  15, Item 1413-1415

Wolfskill Ranch orchards and fruit trees, undated

Box  19, Item 1580-1584

Los Angeles. Farms and homes on future site of the Southern Branch of the University of California, undated

Box 20, Item 1586-1600

North East and South East Central Los Angeles including Aliso Street; the Sainsevains property; Beaudry Reservoir; Boyle Heights, 1875, undated

Box  21, Item 1653-1662

Various San Gabriel Valley scenes, including Santa Anita Ranch, 1872, undated

Box  29, Item 1923-1929

Orange County. Buena Park; Fullerton; Miscellaneous, undated

Box  30, Item 1978-1980

Ventura County and Paso Robles, including Camulos Ranch, undated

 

Churches

Box 4, Item 396-428

Central Los Angeles. Municipal buildings; Commercial buildings; Churches, ca. 1915, undated

Box 7, Item 852-873

Los Angeles churches, 1870, 1895, 1915, 1920s, undated

Box 11 , Item 1266-1291

Los Angeles. Plaza; Pico House; Plaza Church, 1857, 1891, undated

Box  14, Item 1366-1379

Los Angeles. Main Street between 1st and 3rd. Workman's store; Meyer's residence; St. Vibiana's Cathedral and views from St. Vibiana's, 1870-1889, undated

Box 17 , Item 1466-1475

Los Angeles. Views from Pound Cake Hill; Red Sandstone Courthouse; St. Athenasius Church, 1891, 1895, undated

Box 17 , Item 1476-1506

Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along Fort Street/Broadway to about 5th including Fort St. Methodist Church, old City Hall, Potomac Block, 1871, 1883-1890, 1902-1913, undated

Box  18, Item 1507-1517

Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along S. Broadway from about 5th Street including Presbyterian Church, Synagogue and St. Vincent's School, 1870, 1880, 1918, undated

Box  19, Item 1556-1562

Los Angeles. Central Park and vicinity, 1881, 1885, undated

 

Commercial Buildings

Box 4, Item 396-428

Central Los Angeles. Municipal buildings; Commercial buildings; Churches, ca. 1915, undated

Box 8, Item 954-977

Central Los Angeles buildings, 1889-1925, undated

Box  12, Item 1309-1315a

Businesses and street scenes along, Los Angeles, 1st, Temple and Commercial Streets, Central Los Angeles, 1862-1872, undated

Box  12, Item 1321-1340

Los Angeles. North Main Street; Baker Block; Foy Brothers' Store; Lafayette Hotel; Baker Iron Works, 1868-1885, undated

Box  13, Item 1341-1345

Temple Block and vicinity, 1862, undated

Box  13, Item 1346-1351

Temple Block, 1876, undated

Box  14, Item 1366-1379

Los Angeles. Main Street between 1st and 3rd. Workman's store; Meyer's residence; St. Vibiana's Cathedral and views from St. Vibiana's, 1870-1889, undated

Box  14, Item 1380-1386

Los Angeles. Main Street between 3rd and 6th including street views and buildings; Pacific Electric Building, 1883, 1900, 1918, undated

Box  14, Item 1387-1390

Los Angeles. Pacific Electric Building (continued); Residences on Main St. (exact locations unknown), undated

Box  15, Item 1396-1412

Los Angeles. Street scenes and buildings along Spring Street to 3rd Street including the Nadeau Block and Phillips Block, views of the Wolfskill Ranch from Spring Street and 3rd Street, 1889, 1892, 1912, undated

Box 17 , Item 1476-1506

Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along Fort Street/Broadway to about 5th including Fort St. Methodist Church, old City Hall, Potomac Block, 1871, 1883-1890, 1902-1913, undated

 

Documents, book passages, clippings

Box 23 , Item 1700-1702

Spadra (continued), includes "Monkey Town" newspaper clipping, 1885, 1919, undated

Box 27 , Item 1862-1864

Assessment, title page through page 4, 1850

Box 28 , Item 1865-1873

Assessment, page 6 on, 1850

Note

[Almost entire book was photographed but some pages are missing.]
Box 28 , Item 1878-1897

Los Angeles County. Court and legal documents and letters, 1850-1854, 1880, 1908, undated

Box 30 , Item 1952-1977

San Diego buildings and street scenes; Views of San Diego Harbor; Drawings from Phoenixiana; Other miscellaneous, 1874, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by J.C. Parker.]
Box 42 , Item 2359-2370

Freemasonry. Lodges; Artifacts; Book passages; Miscellaneous, 1851, 1856, 1908, undated

Box 43 , Item 2386-2395

Miscellaneous. Book passages; Clippings; Printing, undated

 

Gold Rush and Emigration

Box  32, Item 2042-2059

Gold Rush and emigration, Sutter's Fort and various mining camps; Emigrant trail; Miscellaneous, 1852, 1875, 1918, undated

Box  32, Item 2060-2071

Stage Coaches, wagon teams, wagon trains, 1894, undated

 

Godfrey, William M. photographs

Box  46, Item 2459-2482

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey 's numbers. Central Los Angeles, 1860, undated

Box  46, Item  2483-2486

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Rubottom property, Spadra, 1874, undated

Box  46, Item 2487-2495

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Central Los Angeles; L.J. Rose residence in San Gabriel, 1872, 1874, undated

Box  47, Item 2496-2499

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. San Luis Rey and San Juan Capistrano Missions, undated

Box  47, Item 2500-2512

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. San Gabriel Valley, undated

Box  47, Item 2513-2520

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Miscellaneous Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, 1874, undated

Box  47, Item  2521-2529

W.M. Godfrey photographs. Unnumbered miscellaneous Central Los Angeles and San Pedro, 1860, undated

 

Historic sites

Box 7, Item 893-908

Schools; Campo de Cahuenga; Cahuenga Valley, 1877, 1896-1899, undated

Note

[Includes narratives by Otto Weid.]
Box  9, Item 1152-1179

Monuments; Historic landmarks, undated

Box  19, Item 1585

Campo De Cahuenga, undated

Box 23 , Item 1703-1711

Whittier and vicinity including Los Nietos; Pico Ranchita; Rio Hondo Battlefields and San Gabriel River, 1869, 1920-1921, undated

Box 28 , Item 1874-1877

Sketches of battlefields; 1850 and 1852 California county divisions, undated

Physical Description: [Renderings.]
Box  32, Item 2042-2059

Gold Rush and emigration, Sutter's Fort and various mining camps; Emigrant trail; Miscellaneous, 1852, 1875, 1918, undated

Box 39, Item 2326-2336a

U.S. history. Sites; Artifacts; Portraits, includes George Washington and Benjamin Foster, undated

Box 39, Item 2337-2339

U.S. history. Sites; Artifacts; Portraits including Benjamin Foster, undated

Box 40, Items 2340-2345p

U.S. history. Benjamin Franklin, undated

Box 41, Items 2345q-2345ee

U.S. history. Benjamin Franklin, undated

Box 42 , Item 2346-2358

U.S. history. Abraham Lincoln portraits and sites; Kit Carson; White House, undated

 

Homes, residential buildings and residential streets scenes

Box 8, Item 954-977

Central Los Angeles buildings, 1889-1925, undated

Box  11, Item 1292-1295

Los Angeles. Avila Adobe/Stockton's Headquarters, undated

Box  12, Item 1316-1320

Abel Stearns residence/"El Palacio", 1850, undated

Box  12, Item 1321-1340

Los Angeles. North Main Street; Baker Block; Foy Brothers' Store; Lafayette Hotel; Baker Iron Works, 1868-1885, undated

Box  14, Item 1366-1379

Los Angeles. Main Street between 1st and 3rd. Workman's store; Meyer's residence; St. Vibiana's Cathedral and views from St. Vibiana's, 1870-1889, undated

Box  14, Item 1387-1390

Los Angeles. Pacific Electric Building (continued); Residences on Main St. (exact locations unknown), undated

Box  16, Item 1427-1430

Los Angeles. Street scenes; Homes and buildings along S. Spring Street, 1875, 1889, undated

Box  16, Item 1431-1436

Los Angeles. Homes and buildings along San Pedro Street including the Lugo adobe, 1921, undated

Box  16, Item 1437-1440

Los Angeles. Palm Drive; Agricultural Park; Shrine Auditorium; Chester Place, 1895, undated

Box  16, Item 1441-1447

Los Angeles. Street scenes and homes on Bunker Hill and West Temple Street, including Exposition Hall, 1881, 1883, undated

Box  18, Item 1518-1538

Los Angeles. Bird's-eye views from Fort Hill. Buildings and street scenes along Hill Street, 1870, 1875, 1910, undated

Box 19, Item 1563-1565

Los Angeles. Child's property, 1913, undated

Box 19, Item 1566-1579

West Central Los Angeles. Various scenes including streets; buildings; Westlake Park and the Francisco farm,1881-1890, undated

Box 19, Item 1580-1584

Los Angeles. Farms and homes on future site of the Southern Branch of the University of California, undated

Box 19, Item 1585

Campo De Cahuenga, undated

Box 20, Item 1586-1600

North East and South East Central Los Angeles including Aliso Street; the Sainsevains property; Beaudry Reservoir; Boyle Heights, 1875, undated

Box  21, Item 1622-1652

Pasadena, San Marino and Sierra Madre including the Lake Vineyard, Sunnyslope, El Molino Viejo and various street scenes, orchards and vineyards, 1871, 1885, 1921, undated

Box  21, Item 1653-1662

Various San Gabriel Valley scenes, including Santa Anita Ranch, 1872, undated

Box  21, Item 1663-1665

Rowland Property, 1921, undated

Box 22, Item 1666-1678

El Monte region, including Savannah and Ellis Family Property, 1908-1920, undated

Box 23 , Item 1700-1702

Spadra (continued), includes "Monkey Town" newspaper clipping, 1885, 1919, undated

Box 23 , Item 1703-1711

Whittier and vicinity including Los Nietos; Pico Ranchita; Rio Hondo Battlefields and San Gabriel River, 1869, 1920-1921, undated

Box 23 , Item 1718-1726

Wilmington, including views of the town; Wilmington Exchange; Wilmington Barracks; Banning House, 1873, 1885, 1918, 1923, undated

Box 24, Item 1744-1748

Long Beach homes and buildings including Cerritos Ranch, 1885, undated

Box 24, Item 1761-1783

Los Angeles County. Non-locational objects and unidentified locations; including "Rubbottom's bowie;" "Editorial Corps of the Weekly Comet;" Possible residences of Cameron Thom; Mayes family residence; First Ebell Club, undated

Box  26, Item 1784-1797

Los Angeles County unidentified and miscellaneous includes street views, unidentified buildings and homes, engravings, 1878, undated

Box 25, Items 1783a-1783o

Miscellaneous and unidentified Los Angeles, undated

Box 28 , Item 1898-1906

Orange County. Santa Ana street scenes, buildings, and residences, 1873, 1898, undated

Box  29, Item 1907-1911

Orange County. Santa Ana scenes and residences, including Santa Ana Depot, Opera House, undated

Box 30 , Item 1985-1990

City of Monterey, buildings and homes, 1850, undated

Box 31, Item 2004-2011

San Francisco and Petaluma drawings and photos, includes Baldwin Hotel, M.G. Vallejo Adobe, 1849, 1865, undated

Box  44, Item 2414-2458

Miscellaneous. Unidentified buildings, houses, landscapes, undated

Box  46, Item  2483-2486

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Rubottom property, Spadra, 1874, undated

 

Hotels

Box 7, Item 933-953

San Fernando; San Gabriel; Eagle Rock; Pasadena; Los Angeles hotels, 1884-1919, undated

Box 11 , Item 1266-1291

Los Angeles. Plaza; Pico House; Plaza Church, 1857, 1891, undated

Box  12, Item 1321-1340

Los Angeles. North Main Street, Baker Block, Foy Brothers' Store, Lafayette Hotel, Baker Iron Works, 1868-1885, undated

Box  14, Item 1361-1365

Los Angeles. Bella Union/St. Charles Hotel, photos and litho, 1858-1880, undated

Box 20, Item 1614-1621a

Arroyo Seco, Pasadena and Glendale including views of the Raymond Hotel and the Ostrich Farm, 1872, undated

Box  22, Item 1666-1678a

El Monte region, including Savannah and Ellis Family Property, 1908-1920, undated

Box  22, Item 1695-1699

Spadra homes and ranches, including the Rubottom home and hotel, undated

Box 23 , Item 1727-1741

Santa Monica including Santa Monica Beach and Canyon; street scenes; Santa Monica Hotel; engravings, 1872, 1878, undated

Box 28 , Item 1898-1906

Orange County. Santa Ana, street scenes, buildings, and residences, 1873, 1898, undated

Box  30, Item 1981-1984

Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County, undated

Box  31, Item 2004-2011

San Francisco and Petaluma drawings and photos, includes Baldwin Hotel, M.G. Vallejo Adobe, 1849, 1865, undated

 

Illustrations, drawings and sketches

Box 11, Item 1264-1265a

Drawings of Los Angeles, 1850s

Box 11 , Item 1266-1291

Los Angeles. Plaza; Pico House; Plaza Church, 1857, 1891, undated

Box  12, Item 1309-1315a

Businesses and street scenes along, Los Angeles, 1st, Temple and Commercial Streets, Central Los Angeles, 1862-1872, undated

Box  13, Item 1352-1360

Los Angeles. Old Court House photos and engravings, 1868, 1875, undated

Box  14, Item 1361-1365

Los Angeles. Bella Union/St. Charles Hotel, photos and litho, 1858-1880, undated

Box 23 , Item 1727-1741

Santa Monica including Santa Monica Beach and Canyon; street scenes; Santa Monica Hotel; engravings, 1872, 1878, undated

Box  26, Item 1784-1797

Los Angeles County unidentified and miscellaneous includes street views, unidentified buildings and homes, engravings, 1878, undated

Box 30 , Item 1952-1977

San Diego buildings and street scenes; Views of San Diego Harbor; Drawings from Phoenixiana; Other miscellaneous, 1874, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by J.C. Parker.]
Box  31, Item 2004-2011

San Francisco and Petaluma drawings and photos, includes Baldwin Hotel, M.G. Vallejo Adobe, 1849, 1865, undated

Box 33 , Item  2084-2109

Vischer illustrations arranged according to Ellis's numbering, 1860s-1870s, 1891, undated

Box 33 , Item 2110-2120

Vischer illustrations. Locations from Orange County to Paso Robles, 1860s, undated

Box 34 , Item 212-2123

Vischer illustrations. Paso Robles vicinity, 1864, undated

Box 34 , Item 2124-2131

Vischer illustrations. Mountain trails and stage coach, 1860s, 1870s, undated

Box 34 , Item 2132-2132a

Miscellaneous illustrations, 1870

Box 39, Item 2300-2304

Pen sketches of early prominent Jewish citizens of Los Angeles, undated

Box 43 , Item 2386-2395g

Miscellaneous. Book passages; Clippings; Printing, undated

Note

[No. 2395c removed for conservation.]
 

Industry

Box 7, Item 827-851

Firestone Tire & Rubber; oil fields, 1907, 1919-1928

Box  12, Item 1321-1340

Los Angeles. North Main Street; Baker Block; Foy Brothers' Store; Lafayette Hotel; Baker Iron Works, 1868-1885, undated

 

Land surveys, maps

Box  26, Item 1798-1825

Hansen surveys of various Los Angeles sites and Wilmington, 1864-1866, undated

Box 27 , Item 1826-1837

Hansen surveys, maps and notes; Various Los Angeles and San Gabriel properties, including Spadra and San Gabriel, 1853, 1855, undated

Box 27 , Item 1838-1841a

Ord's Survey, 1849

Box 27 , Item 1842-1848

Lecouvreur's Grade drawings, 1873

Box 27 , Item 1849-1850

Waldemar surveys, 1857

Box 27 , Item 1851-1853

Miscellaneous maps, of Los Angeles and San Diego Bay, makers unknown, undated

Box 27 , Item 1854-1861

Field notes on various Los Angeles area properties, unknown creator, 1855

Box 28 , Item 1874-1877

Sketches of battlefields; 1850 and 1852 California county divisions, undated

Physical Description: [Renderings.]
 

Missions

Box 1, Item 60-82

Missions. San Gabriel Arcangel; San Juan Capistrano; undated

Box 1, Item 83-108

Missions. San Fernando Rey; San Buenaventura; Santa Barbara; Santa Ynez; La Purisima Concepcion; Santa Clara, undated

Note

[Nos. 101, 108 missing as of December 2005.]
Box 6, Item 800-826

Missions; Adobes, 1890-1931, undated

Box  31, Item 2012-2023

San Diego Mission and surrounding grounds, 1874, undated

Note

[Includes photographs taken by J.C. Parker.]
Box  31, Item 2024-2027

San Gabriel Mission, undated

Box  31, Item 2028-2032

Missions. San Buenaventura; Soledad; San Juan; 1874, undated

Box  31, Item 2033-2036

Mission photos from Vischer and McPherson, organized by Ellis's numbering, undated

Box  32, Item 2037-2041

Mission photos from Vischer and McPherson (continued), organized by Ellis's numbering, undated

Box 33 , Item  2084-2109

Vischer illustrations arranged according to Ellis's numbering, 1860s-1870s, 1891, undated

Box 33 , Item 2110-2120

Vischer illustrations. Locations from Orange County to Paso Robles, 1860s, undated

Box  47, Item 2496-2499

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. San Luis Rey and San Juan Capistrano Missions, undated

Box  47, Item 2513-2520

W.M. Godfrey photographs organized by Godfrey's numbers. Miscellaneous Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, 1874, undated

 

Municipal buildings

Box 4, Item 396-428

Central Los Angeles. Municipal buildings; Commercial buildings; Churches, ca. 1915, undated

Box 8, Item 954-977

Central Los Angeles buildings, 1889-1925, undated

Box  13, Item 1352-1360

Los Angeles. Old Court House photos and engravings, 1868, 1875, undated

Box 17 , Item 1476-1506

Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along Fort Street/Broadway to about 5th including Fort St. Methodist Church, old City Hall, Potomac Block, 1871, 1883-1890, 1902-1913, undated

Box 30 , Item 1992-1997

Santa Cruz County. Benicia and Big Basin, 1857, 1918, undated undated

 

Parks

Box 7, Item 874-892

Los Angeles County parks, 1880-1894, 1920s, undated

Box  16, Item 1437-1440

Los Angeles. Palm Drive; Agricultural Park; Shrine Auditorium; Chester Place, 1895, undated

Box  19, Item 1556-1562

Los Angeles. Central Park and vicinity, 1881, 1885, undated

Box  19, Item 1566-1579

West Central Los Angeles. Various scenes including streets; buildings; Westlake Park and the Francisco farm,1881-1890, undated

 

People

Box  9, Item 1124-1151

Portraits, 1849-1900, undated

Box  10, Item 1180-1189

Native Americans, undated

Box 34 , Item 2133-2164

Portraits and people by name. Alexander through Dorsey, undated

Box  35, Item 2165-2210

Portraits and people by name. Dreher through Lugo, 1864, 1890, 1922-1923, undated

Box  36, Item 2211-2254

Portraits and people by name. Lugo through Stockton, 1855, 1921, undated

Box  37, Item 2255-2277

Portraits and people by name. Stowall through Yount, 1860, undated

Box  37, Item 2278-2282c

Portraits and people. Unidentified women, undated

Box  37, Item 2283-2293

Portraits and people. Unidentified men, undated

Box 38, Items 2293a-2299d

Portraits and people. Unidentified men; Group photos, undated

Box  39, Item 2300-2304

Pen sketches of early prominent Jewish citizens of Los Angeles, undated

Box  39, Item 2305-2314

Native Americans. Portraits and group photos, undated

Box  39, Item 2326-2336a

U.S. history. Sites; Artifacts; Portraits, includes George Washington and Benjamin Foster, undated

Box  39, Item 2337-2339

U.S. history. Sites; Artifacts; Portraits, including Benjamin Foster, undated

Box 40, Items 2340-2345p

U.S. history. Benjamin Franklin, undated

Box 41, Items 2345q-2345ee

U.S. history. Benjamin Franklin, undated

Box 42 , Item 2346-2358

U.S. history. Abraham Lincoln portraits and sites; Kit Carson; White House, undated

Box  47, Item 2530-2535

5 x 7 glass negatives. Unidentified, undated

 

Schools

Box 7, Item 893-908

Schools; Campo de Cahuenga; Cahuenga Valley, 1877, 1896-1899, undated

Note

[Includes narratives by Otto Weid.]
Box  15, Item 1396-1412

Los Angeles. Street scenes and buildings along Spring Street to 3rd Street including the Nadeau Block and Phillips Block, views of the Wolfskill Ranch from Spring Street and 3rd Street, 1889, 1892, 1912, undated

Box  16, Item 1448-1465

Los Angeles. Old High School on Pound Cake Hill and views from Pound Cake Hill, 1870-1885, undated

Box  18, Item 1507-1517

Los Angeles. Buildings and street scenes along S. Broadway from about 5th Street including Presbyterian Church, Synagogue and St. Vincent's School, 1870, 1880, 1918, undated

Box  21, Item 1653-1662

Various San Gabriel Valley scenes, including Santa Anita Ranch, 1872, undated

Box  22, Item 1666-1678

El Monte region, including Savannah and Ellis Family Property, 1908-1920, undated

 

Transportation

Box 32, Item 2060-2071

Stage Coaches, wagon teams, wagon trains, 1894, undated

Box 32, Item 2072-2076

Central Pacific Railroad trains and routes, undated

Box 33 , Item 2077-2079a

Southern Pacific Railroad locomotives, Newhall tunnel, undated

Box 33 , Item 2080-2083

Miscellaneous transportation. Boats; Autos; Bicycle, 1900, undated

Box 34 , Item 2124-2131

Vischer illustrations. Mountain trails and stage coach, 1860s, 1870s, undated

 

U.S. History

Box 39, Item 2326-2336a

U.S. history. Sites; Artifacts; Portraits, includes George Washington and Benjamin Foster, undated

Box 39, Item 2337-2339

U.S. history. Sites; Artifacts; Portraits, including Benjamin Foster, undated

Box 40, Items 2340-2345p

U.S. history. Benjamin Franklin, undated

Box 41, Items 2345q-2345ee

U.S. history. Benjamin Franklin, undated

Box 42 , Item 2346-2358

U.S. history. Abraham Lincoln portraits and sites; Kit Carson; White House, undated