Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein.
The Huntington Library January 2007
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA
91108
Phone: 626-405-2180
Email: jwatts@huntington.org


Overview of the Collection

Repository: The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA
91108
Phone: 626-405-2180
Email: jwatts@huntington.org
Creator: Lukens, Theodore Parker, 1848-1918.
Title: Theodore P. Lukens Collection of Negatives
Dates: 1882-1903,
Dates: undated
Quantity: 2.92 linear feet, 7 boxes
Abstract: The Lukens Collection consists of 213 glass plate negatives and 243 film negatives created by Theodore Lukens, 1882-1903 and undated, that depict scenes in and around Los Angeles County, central California, and the Southwest.
Identification: photCL 467
Language of Material: English

Biographical Note

Theodore P. Lukens (1848-1918) was a conservationist and pioneer community leader in Pasadena, California. Born in Ohio, he came to California with his wife in 1880. He became active in business and municipal affairs, serving as president of the Board of Trustees of the city of Pasadena in 1890-1892 and 1894-1895. Lukens was a friend of John Muir and promoted many conservation causes. He served as supervisor of the Angeles National Forest in the San Gabriel Mountains from 1905-1907 and throughout his career held various positions in private and government forestry organizations. Lukens remained prominent in civic affairs in Pasadena until his death in 1918.

Scope and Contents

The Lukens Collection consists of 213 glass plate negatives and 243 film negatives created by Theodore Lukens, 1882-1903 and undated, that depict scenes in and around Los Angeles County, central California, and the Southwest. The collection's images depict schools in Pasadena; the Lukens house at 195 North Marengo in Pasadena (including interiors showing decorative objects such as Native American artifacts); members of the Lukens family; friends of the Lukens family (including John Muir and the family of John Brown); houses and hotels in Pasadena and South Pasadena; trees; the San Gabriel Mountains (including campers and camps, Bear Canyon, Mount Islip, the San Gabriel River, Governor Henry Harrison Markham and his camp, seed planting, and local flora); the San Jacino Mountains (including Idyllwild Hotel, Strawberry Valley, and local flora); the San Bernardino Mountains (including Bear Creek and Bear Valley, camping scenes, Seven Oaks Camp, Mount San Gorgonio, and local flora); Arizona and the Grand Canyon (including Walnut Canyon); the Sierra Nevada Mountains (including scenes in Calaveras, Fresno, Inyo, and Mono Counties, the Kern and King's Rivers, Devil's Postpile National Monument, Lake Tenaya, Mount Whitney, Yosemite, and local flora); a gold mine near Acton; lava rocks near Barstow; San Diego; the San Fernando Mission; and Santa Catalina Island.
Prints of some of the negatives can be found in photograph albums that form part of the Papers of Theodore Lukens, housed in the Manuscripts Department of the Huntington Library.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by subject and geographically.

Related Material

See also:
Title: Papers of Theodore Parker Lukens, Manuscript Division, Huntington Library.

Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Persons:

Banning, Joseph Brent--Homes and haunts--Photographs.
Gaut, Helen Lukens--Photographs.
Lukens, Theodore Parker, 1848-1918--Homes and haunts--Photographs.
Markham, Henry Harrison, 1840-1923--Photographs.
Muir, John, 1838-1914--Photographs.
Van Dyke, Theodore S. (Theodore Strong), b. 1842--Photographs.

Families:

Brown family--Photographs.

Organizations:

San Fernando, Rey de Espana (Mission : San Fernando, Calif.)--Photographs.

Places:

Bear Canyon (Calif.)--Photographs.
Bear Creek (San Bernardino Mountains, Calif.)--Photographs.
Bear Valley (San Bernardino County, Calif.)--Photographs.
Calaveras County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Devils Postpile National Monument (Calif.)--Photographs.
Eaton Canyon (Calif.)--Photographs.
Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Photographs.
Fresno County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--Photographs.
Inyo County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Islip, Mount (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Photographs.
Kern River (Calif.)--Photographs.
Kings River (Calif.)--Photographs.
Lowe, Mount (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Photographs.
Mono County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Mount Baldy (Calif.)--Photographs.
Mount San Gorgonio (Calif.)--Photographs.
Pasadena (Calif.)--Photographs.
San Bernardino Mountains (Calif.)--Photographs.
San Diego (Calif.)--Photographs.
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)--Photographs.
San Gabriel River (Calif.)--Photographs.
San Jacinto Mountains (Calif.)--Photographs.
Santa Catalina Island (Calif.)--Photographs.
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--Photographs.
Strawberry Valley (San Jacinto Mountains, Calif.)--Photographs.
Tenaya Lake (Calif.)--Photographs.
Tulare County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Walnut Canyon National Monument (Ariz.)--Photographs.
Whitney, Mount (Calif.)--Photographs.
Wilson, Mount (Calif. : Mountain)--Photographs.
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--Photographs.

Subjects:

Art objects--Photographs.
Camp sites, facilities, etc.--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs.
Camp sites, facilities, etc.--California--San Bernardino Mountains--Photographs.
Campers (Persons)--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs.
Campers (Persons)--California--San Bernardino Mountains--Photographs.
Children--Photographs.
Deserts--California--Los Angeles County--Photographs.
Deserts--California--Riverside County--Photographs.
Dwellings--California--Pasadena--Photographs.
Elementary schools--California--Pasadena--Photographs.
Flowers--California--Photographs.
Forest nurseries--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs.
Forests and forestry--California--Photographs.
Hotels--California--Pasadena--Photographs.
Hotels--California--San Diego--Photographs.
Hotels--California--San Jacinto Mountains--Photographs.
Hotels--California--Santa Barbara--Photographs.
Hotels--California--Santa Catalina Island--Photographs.
Indian arts--North America--Photographs.
Interior decoration--California--Pasadena--Photographs.
Interiors--California--Pasadena--Photographs.
Log cabins--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs.
Mines--California--Los Angeles County--Photographs.
Miners--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs.
Miners--Dwellings--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs.
Petroglyphs--California--Death Valley--Photographs.
Reforestation--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs.
Schools--California--Pasadena--Photographs.
Stagecoaches--Photographs.
Trees--California--Pasadena--Photographs.
Trees--California--San Gabriel Mountains--Photographs.
Trees--California--San Bernardino Mountains--Photographs.
Trees--California--San Jacinto Mountains--Photographs.
Trees--California--Sierra Nevada--Photographs.

Document Types:

Negatives.

Restrictions on Access

Access is granted to qualified researchers and by appointment.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Photographs. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

photCL 467, Theodore P. Lukens Collection of Negatives, 1882-1903 and undated.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Dawson’s Book Shop, Los Angeles, September 2002.

Processing Information

Between 2002 and 2005, Jane Apostol arranged, rehoused, and numbered the collection, and created a Container List. In December 2006-January 2007, Sue Luftschein created this finding aid based, in part, on the original Container List.

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements

The collection consists entirely of negatives. Arrangements for viewing the collection must be made with the Curator of Photographs.
Film negatives have been separated from glass plate negatives and are stored in Munger Cold Storage. All negatives are numbered sequentially.

 

Container List

 

Pasadena and Vicinity

 

Schools

Box 1, Item 1-2

Columbia School, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 1, Item 3

Fair Oaks School, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 4

Garfield School, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 5

Lincoln School, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 6

Washington School, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 7

Wilson School, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 8

Schoolhouse, Fair Oaks and Colorado, in snow, 1882

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
 

Lukens house and family

Box 1, Item 9-10

Lukens house, 195 North Marengo, August 1, 1902

Note

[See Lukens Papers, 7(2)35, 7(2)36.]
Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 1, Item 11

White candidum lilies at Lukens house, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 12

"Helen on wheel," undated

Note

[Helen Lukens Gaut on bicycle in front of Lukens house.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 13

"All on front steps," undated

Note

[Lukens family in front of house.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 8 #53.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 14

"Helen's table," undated

Note

[Festive table. Navajo blanket hanging on wall.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 15

Christmas tree, 1897

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 16-17

Interior, with display of Indian baskets, undated

Note

[Lukens curio room.]

Note

[Number 17: see Lukens Papers, 7(2)90.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 1, Item 18

Mounted display of arrowheads, undated

Note

[Lukens curio room.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 19

"Mama," January 1902

Note

[Margaret Cooper Lukens.]
Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 20

"Mama playing cards," undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 21

"Sybil's house," December 18, 1902

Note

[Sybil Swett Lukens, 2nd wife of Theodore Lukens.]
Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 22

"Sybil's house from Southeast," undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 23

"Ralph," undated

Note

[Ralph Jones, grandson of Theodore Lukens.]
Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 24-25

"Lottie," undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]

Note

[Charlotte Jones, granddaughter of Theodore Lukens.]
Box 1, Item 26

"Lottie and Ralph," undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
 

Pasadena buildings, friends

Box 1, Item 27

Bungalow, 173 North Marengo, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 28

Looking South on sidewalk from Walnut, east side of Marengo, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 29-31

Exterior view of home on Waverly Drive, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 1, Item 32

Interior of home on Waverly Drive, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 32.1

Hansen's driveway, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 33-34

Ed Ninde home and family, 225 Adella, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 1, Item 35

Thompson family, undated

Note

[John Brown's daughter, son-in-law, granddaughter.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 36

John Brown's daughter, son-in-law, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 37

Government nursery, Mary Street, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 6 #81.]
Box 1, Item 38

Bird Ranch, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 39

"Victorian house with aloes," undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[Pasadena?]
Box 1, Item 40

Victorian house, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[Pasadena?]
Box 1, Item 41

Lake Vineyard Hotel, "first hotel," undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, 7(2)34.]
Box 1, Item 41.1

T.S. Van Dyke at home, undated

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #45.]
 

Pasadena scenes

Box 1, Item 42-44

Clouds, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 1, Item 45

Ice scene, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 46

Snowdrift and calla lilies, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 47

Rose Parade entry?, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[Decorated carriage.]
 

South Pasadena

Box 1, Item 48-50

Raymond Hotel, undated

Physical Description: [Numbers 48, 49: film negatives. Number 50: glass plate negative.]
 

Flora

Box 1, Item 51

Cacti in bloom, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 52

Children holding large caladium leaves, Pasadena, undated

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #60.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 53-54

Hydrangeas, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 1, Item 55

Lotus in bloom, Eastlake Park, Los Angeles, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 56-62

Roses, undated

Note

[Numbers 56-58, roses on house; numbers 60-62, Gold of Ophir.]
Physical Description: [Numbers 56-58, 60-62: film negatives. Number 59: glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 63

Tiger lilies, from John Schenk's, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 63.1

Cactus flowers, undated

 

Trees

Box 1, Item 64

Ash trees (Fraxinus), San Bernardino, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 65

Araucaria excelsior, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 66

Araucaria imbricate (Monkey Puzzle Tree), undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 67

Live oaks (Quercus agrifolia), Pasadena, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 68

Palms, Dean Clapp's, Pasadena, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 69

Palms in desert, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 70

Bishop Pine (Pinus muricata), undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 71-73

Digger Pine (Pinus sabiniana erectifolia), undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 1, Item 74

Twisted tree limb, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 75

Grown-over stump, Pasadena, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 75.1

Torrey pine trunk, undated

 

San Gabriel Mountains

Box 1, Item 76

Helen [Lukens Gaut] feeding squirrel, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 77-78

Alpine burned area, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]

Note

[Mount Lowe.]
Box 1, Item 79

Cabin at Alpine, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[Mount Lowe.]
Box 1, Item 80

Above Alpine Tavern, undated

Note

[Mount Lowe.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 81

Arroyo Seco fern, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 82

Bear Canyon rocks, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 83

"Our camp," Bear Canyon, 1897

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 84

"Our camp (Devil's Camp)," Bear Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 85-86

Bear Canyon camp, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 1, Item 87

Campers, Bear Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 88

Pack train, Bear Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 89

Bear Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 90

From camp, Bear Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 91-92

Brown Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, 7(2)55.]
Box 1, Item 93

Owen Brown's tombstone, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 1, Item 94

Buckhorn Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 95

Camp at Buckhorn Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 96-100

Eaton Canyon, undated

Note

[Number 100: see Lukens Papers, Album 9 #3.]
Physical Description: [Numbers 96, 97, 99: glass plate negatives. Number 98, 100: film negatives.]
Box 1, Item 101-102

Spruce roots exposed, Fishnet Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 1, Item 103-103.1

Follows Camp, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 1, Item 104-105

Martin's Camp, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 1, Item 106

Mount Islip, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 107

Camp at summit, north slope, Mount Islip, May 28, 1897

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 1, Item 108

Looking out from summit of Mount Islip, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 109

Looking down North Fork from Islip, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 110

From summit of Mount Islip, looking north, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 111

Mount Wilson: Hussey, Hall, Campbell, Lukens, and others [with telescope], undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #58.]
Box 2, Item 112-115

Trail to Mount Wilson, undated

Physical Description: [Numbers 112, 113: glass plate negatives. Numbers 114, 115: film negatives.]
Box 2, Item 115.1

Mount Baldy from the northeast, undated

Note

[Missing.]
Box 2, Item 115.2

Schneider's [Halfway House], Mount Wilson trail, undated

Box 2, Item 116-121

San Gabriel River, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 2, Item 122-122.1

Narrows, undated

Physical Description: [Number 122: glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 123

Looking down North Fork, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 124

West Fork, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 125-126

Pool, West Fork, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 2, Item 127

Trout pool, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 128

Gorge, West Fork, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 129-130

Governor Markham's camp, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 2, Item 131

Lukens at Governor Markham's camp, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 132

Governor Markham with trout, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #53.]
Box 2, Item 133

Log chutes, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, 7(1)94.]
Box 2, Item 134

[River, with falls], undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 135

San Antonio cabin, and along river, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 136

Old miner, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #46.]
Box 2, Item 137-138

Peter Steel's [Steil?] grove, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 2, Item 139-140

Strain's Camp, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 2, Item 141

Sturtevant's, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #2.]
Box 2, Item 142

Henninger Flats Nursery: field planting, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 143

Planting, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 144

Seed planting, Mount Wilson Trail, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 6 #45.]
Box 2, Item 145

Fire break: seed planting, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 6 #50.]
Box 2, Item 146

Area planted to seeds, 1902

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 147

Wild lilac, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 148

Lupines, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 149

Root system of spruce, undated

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 6 #44.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 150

Big-cone spruce roots, through rocks, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 151

Spruce, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 152

Cabin at Dell's Camp, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 153

[River and falls], undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 154

Mr. Riley, miner and cook, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 155

"Shorty," undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #57.]
 

San Jacinto Mountains

Box 2, Item 156

Old Spanish ranch house, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 157

Andres Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 158

Hot Spring Hotel, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 159-160

Idyllwild Hotel, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]

Note

[Number 159: see Lukens Papers, Album 4 #17; number 160: see Lukens Papers, Album 4 #19.]
Box 2, Item 161

Idyllwild Hotel from a distance, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 162

Palm Springs Resort, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 163

Strawberry Valley from trail, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, 7(1)78.]
Box 2, Item 164

Falls, West Fork Strawberry Creek, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 165

San Jacinto from White Water, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 166

Earthquake, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 9 (61).]
Box 2, Item 167

Lily Rock, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 6 #97.]
Box 2, Item 168

Rocks on trail, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 169

Librocedrus large limb, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 170

Flowers on San Jacinto road, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 171

Mimulus, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 172

Firs: Abies magnifica, old and young. 8700-foot elevation, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
 

San Bernardino Mountains

Box 2, Item 173

Bear Creek, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 174

Bear Creek, looking north, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 175

Storm scene, Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 176

Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 177

Bear Valley from the south, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 178

Bear Valley Meadow, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 178.1-178.2

Bear Valley Dam, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 2, Item 179-180

Dam keeper's house, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 2, Item 181

Near Bear Valley Dam, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 182

Rocks near Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 183-184

Bear Valley Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 2, Item 185

Above Bluff Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 186

Bluff Lake Meadow, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 187-197

Bear Valley cabins, undated

Physical Description: [Numbers 187-190, 193, 196: glass plate negatives. Numbers 191, 192, 194, 195, 197: film negatives.]
Box 2, Item 198-200

Camping in Bear Valley, November 1898

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 2, Item 201

Bear Valley Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 202

Upper Lake, Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 203-204

On summit, south of Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 2, Item 205

Looking east from summit, south of Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 206

Rocks near Squirrel Inn, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 207

Squirrels [stuffed] at Squirrel Inn, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 208-209

Stanton's house, near Squirrel Inn, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 2, Item 210

Knight's Canyon [with Charlotte Lukens Gaut], Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 211

Knight's pasture, Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 212

Knight's Resort, Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 213

Skinner's [Mountain Home Ranch], Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 2, Item 214

[Camp] Rogers, from cliff, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 215

Metcalf house, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 216-217

Bear Valley Resort, undated

Note

[Number 216: see Lukens Papers, Album 4 #22.]
Physical Description: [Number 216: film negative. Number 217: glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 218

Ranch, Upper Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 219

Gold Mountain, Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 220

Elias Baldwin's old mill, Gold Mountain, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 2, Item 221

Alkali Lake from Gold Mountain, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 222-223

Bear Valley stage, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 3, Item 224

Green Valley stage, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 225

Ralph [Jones] at Fredalba, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 226-227

Holcomb Valley, undated

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 11 #9.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 3, Item 228

Lake Arrowhead, from the road, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 229

C. M. Lewis, Santa Ana River, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 230

Indian mortars at Lewis's, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #51.]
Box 3, Item 231

Rock overlooking Santa Ana River, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 232

Seven Oaks, looking east along the grounds, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #15.]
Box 3, Item 233

Seven Oaks, looking south to San Bernardino Mountains, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #16.]

Note

[No number 234.]
Box 3, Item 235

Seven Oaks, from lower point, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 236

Seven Oaks, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[Two women in front of a cabin.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #21.]
Box 3, Item 237

Seven Oaks from highest point, undated

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #13.]
Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 238

Grayback [Mount San Gorgonio] from 8000-foot level. Intersection of trail just below South Fork Meadow, June 8, 1903

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 6 #100.]
Box 3, Item 239

Grayback summit, with clouds, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 6 #101.]
Box 3, Item 240-240.1

Grayback summit, 1898, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 3, Item 241

From Grayback summit, south of Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 242

Grayback camp at Dry Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 243-247

Bear Valley rocks, undated

Physical Description: [Numbers 243-245: glass plate negatives. Numbers 246, 247: film negatives.]
Box 3, Item 248

Rocks, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 249

Castle Rock, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 250

Trout, Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 251

Ducks, Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 252

Bear Valley forest, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 253

Bear Valley fir trees, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 254

Bear Valley mistletoe and fir trees, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 255-256

Juniper, undated

Physical Description: [Number 256: glass plate negative.]

Note

[Number 255 missing as of December 2006.]
Box 3, Item 257

Western Juniper, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 258

Junipers and pinions, desert slope northwest from Lower Holcomb Valley, June 1903

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 259

Giant lupines, Bear Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 260-261

Palm, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 3, Item 262

Sugar pine, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 263

Pinus monophylla, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 264-265

Ponderosa pine, undated

Physical Description: [Number 264: glass plate negative. Number 265: film negative.]
Box 3, Item 266

Tuberculata tree showing cones, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 267

"Sparks" by Tuberculata, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 268

Dead twisted pine, 4 feet in diameter, 6000-foot altitude, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 269

Ponderosa trunk at Smileys' [Fredalba], undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 3, Item 270

Tree struck by lightning, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, 7(1)9.]
Box 3, Item 271

Yellow pine trees; house made of same, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 272

Largest white fir in Bear Valley. 19 feet, 3 inches in circumference, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 273

Twisted tree, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
 

Arizona and the Grand Canyon

Box 3, Item 274

Flagstaff, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 275

Grand Canyon: general view, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 276

Grand Canyon: "big cliff," undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 277

Cliff, Grand Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 278

McNally, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 279

"On bicycle," undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 280

Old camp, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 281

From old camp, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 281.1-281.2

[From old camp?], undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 282

Ayers Peal Castle, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 283

Mount Ayers and plain, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 284

Berry's Hotel, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 285

From Berry's Hotel, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 286-286.1

Bissell Point, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 3, Item 287

Moran Point, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 3, Item 288-290

Walnut Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 3, Item 291-294

Walnut Canyon: cliff dwellings, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 4, Item 295

Grand Canyon: storm rising, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 296-297

Storm, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 4, Item 298-299

Grand Canyon tree, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 4, Item 300

Grand Canyon cliff, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 300.1

Grand Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
 

Sierra Nevada

 

Calaveras County

Box 4, Item 301

Swiss Ranch: "board cabin," undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
 

Fresno County

Box 4, Item 302-303

Bullfrog Lake ("Bryanthus"), undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 4, Item 304

Woodworth Mount, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 305

Charlotte Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
 

Inyo County

Box 4, Item 306-307

"Hieroglyphics" near Bishop, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
 

Kern River

Box 4, Item 308

Big Kern River, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 309

Kern River Bluff, above Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 310

Kern River party, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 311-312

Along the Kern. "Lovely stream," undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
 

King's River

Box 4, Item 313-314

King's River Dome, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 4, Item 315-316

Sphinx, King's River, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 4, Item 317

Middle King Minarets, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 318

King's River from Copper Creek Trail, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
 

Madera County

Box 4, Item 319-321

Devil's Postpile, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
 

Mariposa County

Box 4, Item 322-323

Lake Tenaya Dome, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 4, Item 324

Near Lake Tenaya, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
 

Mono County

Box 4, Item 325

Owens River Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 326

Convict Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 327

Ranch near Lake Canyon, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
 

Tulare County

Box 4, Item 328

Atwell Mills, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 329

Kern Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 330

Lone Pine Mountain, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 331

Lava Flow on Whitney Creek ("Natural Bridge"), undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 332-333

Mineral King, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 4, Item 334

Mountain near Mineral King, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 335-335.1

Kaweah Mountains, undated

Physical Description: [Number 335: Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 336

Cirque Peak, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 337

Upper Whitney Meadows, looking south, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 338

Mount Whitney, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 339

Farewell Gap, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 340

Camp at Redwood, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 341

Start of 100-day trip, Visalia, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 342

Finish of 100-day trip, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 343

Babcock's Ranch, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 344-346

Lambert's cabin, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 4, Item 347

From Hocket Trail, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 348

Aspen Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 349

Hermit's cabin near Crocker's, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 350

Old mill near Crocker's, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 351

Fall River, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 352

Lake Eleanor, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 353-354

Mr. Marshall at Kibby's, Lake Eleanor, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 355

Laurel lake, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 356

14-inch trout from Laurel Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 357-359

McGill's [Miguel's], undated

Physical Description: [Number 357: glass plate negative. Numbers 358, 359: film negatives.]
Box 4, Item 360

McGill [Miguel] Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 361-362

Mount Gibson, looking north, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 4, Item 363

Mount Gibson, looking west, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 364

Poopenant: camp on Tuolumne, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 365

Sawtooth Mountain, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 366-367

Tiltill, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]

Note

["A beautiful scene."]
Box 4, Item 368

Tuolumne Dome, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 4, Item 369

Vernon Lake, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 4, Item 370-371

Vernon Lake camp, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
 

Yosemite

Box 4, Item 372-373

Yosemite, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 4, Item 374

Vernal Falls, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 375-376

Tioga Road, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 5, Item 377

View from Tioga Road, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 378

On stage road near Crocker's, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 379

Hetch Hetchy Valley, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 380

Hetch Hetchy from Poopenant, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 381

Hetch Hetchy ("Tim Carlin and girls"), undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 382

Little Hetch Hetchy, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 383

Little Hetch Hetchy from the West, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
 

People photographed in Sierra Nevada

Box 5, Item 384

Tim Carlin's cabin, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 385

Tim Carlin at home, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 386

J. Sub Johnson family, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 387

Lukens and Mrs. Moses [mule], undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 388

Lukens and bear, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

["One of my bears."]
Box 5, Item 389

Game caught by Lukens, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 390-391

"Walter and his bear," undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 392

"Walter and Mrs. Moses," undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
 

Trees photographed in Sierra Nevada

Box 5, Item 393-398

Forest north of Tuolumne, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 5, Item 399-400.1

"Tuolumne Big Tree," undated

Physical Description: [Numbers 400, 400.1: film negatives.]
Box 5, Item 401-402

Juniper at 10,500 feet, undated

Physical Description: [Film negatives.]
Box 5, Item 403

Juniper near Mineral King, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 404

Resting in a Kellogg Oak, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 405

Kellogg Oaks in Little Hetch Hetchy, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 406

Oaks at Lake Eleanor, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 407

Sequoias on the Kaweah, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 408

Sequoias at Stowell's Mills, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 409

Patton Spruce on Sunrise Peak, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 410

Sugar Pines at Crocker's, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 411

Bee hive, "Queer tree," undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
 

Miscellaneous

Box 5, Item 412

Desert above Acton, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 4 #76.]
Box 5, Item 413

Governor Gage's gold mine, near Acton, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, 7(2)47]
Box 5, Item 414

Pulp mill for grinding desert palms, near Acton desert, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 415

House in Soledad Canyon built of railroad ties; roof covered with dirt, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 416

Crater rocks from the south near Barstow, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 417

Crater rocks, Barstow, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]
Box 5, Item 418

San Diego street scene, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 419-420

Hotel Coronado, San Diego, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 5, Item 421-423

San Fernando Mission, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, 7(2)14, 15, 17.]
Box 5, Item 424

San Francisco ferry, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, 7(2)8.]
Box 5, Item 424.1

Poor Farm House, Los Angeles, undated

Box 5, Item 424.2-424.3

Desert east of Daggett, undated

 

Catalina Island

Box 5, Item 425-426

Catalina, undated

Note

[Number 425: see Lukens Papers, Album 8 #77.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 5, Item 427-429

Catalina Harbor, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 5, Item 430

Avalon, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 8 #77.]
Box 5, Item 431-432

Joseph Brent Banning house, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 5, Item 433-434

Hotel Catalina, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 5, Item 435

Gano residence, undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 436

"40-pound boy and 56-pound fish," undated

Physical Description: [Glass plate negative.]
Box 5, Item 437-438

Sugar Loaf, undated

Note

[See Lukens Papers, Album 8 #75 and #76.]
Physical Description: [Glass plate negatives.]
Box 5, Item 439

Eucalyptus trees at Avalon, undated

Physical Description: [Film negative.]