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Guide to the California Vacation Albums
MS-R067  
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Description
This collection is comprised of six early-20th-century albums of uncertain provenance containing photographic prints, postcards, and photomechanical reproductions that document the vacation experiences of the creator of each album. Locales depicted are chiefly in Southern California, but also include areas throughout the rest of California and the Western states and, in a few cases, in the Eastern United States. The images document the California landscape and its native flora and fauna as they appeared during the first decades of the 20th century. Subjects depicted include missions, national parks, street scenes, domestic scenes, historic buildings, deserts, beaches, mountains, and lakes.
Extent
3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. These materials are in the public domain. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.