Guide to the Photographs from the LeConte Family Papers [graphic], ca. 1850-ca. 1900

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Guide to the Photographs from the LeConte Family Papers [graphic], ca. 1850-ca. 1900

Collection number: BANC PIC 1966.051--PIC

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Processed by:
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Date Completed:
ca. 1972
Encoded by:
James Lake
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Photographs from the LeConte Family Papers [graphic],
Date (inclusive): ca. 1850-ca. 1900
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1966.051--PIC
Creator: Leconte family
Extent: 20 photographic prints
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages Represented: English

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Photographs from the LeConte family papers [graphic], BANC PIC 1966.051--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Collections

  • Additional LeConte family portraits filed in the Portrait File of The Bancroft Library.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Various sources: 11 items transferred from additions to the LeConte family papers (BANC MSS C-B 1014), 5 items given by Dr. L.J. LeConte, others from unknown sources.

List of Items

 

:01--DAG [Daguerreotype portrait of Harvard mathematician Benjamin Osgood Peirce, a friend of John LeConte.]

 

:02--PIC [Josephine LeConte (Mrs. John LeConte). Two copies.]

Phot.: Ormsby Photographic Art Studio, 1055 Broadway, Oakland, Cal.

 

:03--PIC [Caroline E. LeConte (Mrs. Joseph LeConte)]

Phot.: Webster, Oakland.

 

:04--PIC [John LeConte. As a middle aged man.]

Phot.: Morse's, 417 Montgomery St., San Francisco. #249.

Additional Note

[Three copies and a copy print. Negative available. One copy with apparently erroneous annotation "Uncle Joe" on verso.]
 

:05--PIC [Dr. John LeConte. Elderly.]

 

:06--PIC [Joseph LeConte. As a middle age man. Copy print present. Negative available.]

Phot.: Morse's, 417 Montgomery St., San Francisco. #296.

 

:07--PIC ["Grandpa Doisee"? Resembles John LeConte.]

Phot.: Ormsby, Broadway, near 4th St., Oakland.

 

:08--PIC [Louis Julian LeConte.]

Phot.: G.B. Morse, 417 Montgomery St., San Francisco.

 

:09--PIC [John Cecil LeConte.]

Phot.: Morse's, 417 Montgomery St., San Francisco.

 

:10--PIC ["Jim", "Chinese Cook", LeConte family servant.]

 

:11--PIC [Lum Ting, "Chinese Cook", LeConte family servant.]

Phot.: Wilcox, Berkeley.
ca. 1898.

 

:12--PIC [Lum Ting, "Chinese Cook", LeConte family servant.]

Phot.: Wilcox, Berkeley.
ca. 1898.

 

:13--DAG [Hand colored daguerreotype portrait of Josephine LeConte. (Mrs. John LeConte).]

Phot.: Cary: Corner Bryan Street and Market Square, Savannah.
[1850.]

 

:14--DAG [Ambrotype portrait of Louis LeConte, presumably the brother of John and Joseph LeConte (1821-1851)] [ca. 1860?]

Additional Note

[Perhaps an ambrotype copy from a daguerreotype taken prior to his 1851 death? Or perhaps a different Louis LeConte?]