Finding Aid for the Arnold Entzmann Papers, 1845-1980, bulk 1906-1909

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Arnold Entzmann Papers, 1845-1980, bulk 1906-1909

Collection number: 410

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 1998
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, June 2002
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Arnold Entzmann Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1845-1980, bulk 1906-1909
Collection number: 410
Creator: Entzmann, Arnold
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Arnold Entzmann lived in San Francisco at the time of the 1906 earthquake. The collection consists of over 1000 photographs taken of San Francisco by Arnold Entzmann documenting the earthquake and resultant fire. The collection contains copy negatives, photograph albums and copies of calendars that he made using the pictures.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Thomas Hayne, 1989.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Arnold Entzmann Papers (Collection 410). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1217993 

Biography

Entzmann lived in San Francisco at the time of the 1906 earthquake and fire, and he took over a thousand pictures of the city after the destruction.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of over 1000 photographs taken of San Francisco by Arnold Entzmann after the 1906 earthquake and fire. The collection contains copy negatives, photograph albums, and copies of calendars that he made using the pictures. Also includes biographical notes on Arnold Entzmann and the Muhr and Entzmann families, correspondence, a map of San Francisco, a land title, a 1980 newspaper clipping, ephemera, and three documents concerning Entzmann's service in the Imperial Austrian Artillery.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Entzmann, Arnold--Archives.
Earthquakes--California--San Francisco--Photographs.
Online resources.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Muhr and Entzmann families: biography.

Box 1, Folder 2

Biographical notes on Arnold Entzmann.

Box 1, Folder 3

2 portraits of Arnold Entzmann.

Box 1, Folder 4

Souvenir photo album #2 of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906.

Box 1, Folder 5

Souvenir photo album #3 of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906.

Box 1, Folder 6

Souvenir photo album of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906.

Box 1, Folder 7

Photo album covers.

Box 1, Folder 8

Calendar pages for 1909.

Box 1, Folder 9

Complete calendar for 1909.

Box 1, Folder 10

Calendar pages for 1908.

Box 1, Folder 11

Calendar page for May 1907.

Box 1, Folder 12

Complete calendar for 1907.

Box 1, Folder 13

Photo album covers for 1906.

Box 1, Folder 14

Cloth prints of calendar pages.

Box 1, Folder 15

Wax linen calendar covers.

Box 1, Folder 16

Birth certificate for Entzmann family member.

Box 1, Folder 17

Envelope addressed to Arnold Entzmann from Austrian consulate in Philadelphia, October 27, 1894.

Box 1, Folder 18

Document from Austrian consulate, San Francisco, September 28, 1874.

Box 1, Folder 19

Correspondence.

Box 1, Folder 20

Letter, November 28, 1887.

Box 1, Folder 21

Letter, December 30, 1887.

Box 1, Folder 22

San Francisco. 35 mm copy negatives. Rolls A - N.

Box 1, Folder 23

San Francisco. 35 mm copy negatives. Rolls O - Y.

Box 1, Folder 24

San Francisco. Contact print sheets from 35 mm negatives. A - M. 14 sheets.

Box 1, Folder 25

San Francisco. Contact print sheets from 35 mm. negatives. N - Y. 17 sheets.

Box 1, Folder 26

Original photo album by Arnold Entzmann.

Physical Description: (8) 8 x 10 prints.
Box 1, Folder 27

Index to copy negatives.

Box 1, Folder 28

Photograph album of Arnold Entzmann's pictures of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906. Part 1.

Box 1, Folder 29

Photograph album of Arnold Entzmann's pictures of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906. Part 2.

Box 1, Folder 30

Photograph album of Arnold Entzmann's pictures of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906. Part 3.

Box 1, Folder 31

Arnold Entzmann's pictures of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906.

Physical Description: (31) 4 x 5 copy negatives.
Box 1, Folder 32

Arnold Entzmann's pictures of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906.

Physical Description: (32) 4 x 5 contact prints.
Box 1, Folder 33

Map of San Francisco marked by Arnold Entzmann.

Box 2

3 documents concerning Arnold Entzmann's service in the Imperial Austrian Artillery.

Box 2

Abstract of Title to the Thermalito Colony Tract, Butte County, California.

Box 2

Newspaper clipping from p. 25, Part 8, Real Estate, Los Angeles Times, January 13, 1980. Story on Arnold Entzmann.