This collection consists of glass photonegatives,
glass positive transparencies, and black & white photographic prints of the
photographer C.C. Pierce (1861-1946). The subject matter primarily covers Los
Angeles and the surrounding vicinity.
Charles C. Pierce (1861-1946) was a pioneer Los Angeles photographer. He came
to Los Angeles in 1886 from Chicago due to health issues and remained until his
death in 1946. Along with two other photographers who accompanied him, he began
to document the people and architecture of the area.
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) of photographic prints
3 boxes of glass negatives
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library,
Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright,
are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC
Regents do not hold the copyright.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special
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