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Blount family photographs [graphic].
BANC PIC 2007.015--CASE ; BANC PIC 2007.015--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Blount family photographs

Abstract:

Chiefly studio portraits of the George Blount family of Illinois, Scottsdale Ariz., and Highland Park Calif., and their relatives. Includes photographs of George Blount from a boyhood daguerreotype to his retirement (ca. 1910) from a career as school principal. Includes one tinted salted paper print (ca. 1859?) of Blount's brother, James G. Blount, whose Civil War diary is present in the George B. McFarland papers. Also present are many portraits of George Blount's wife (Alza Karr Blount), children, and extended family. Many relatives have surname Karr or Lynd, with a few named Jackson and Bliss. Of note are several photos of boys with cows and horses in Scottsdale, Ariz., ca. 1900, and snapshots of a family home in Highland Park, Calif., ca. 1920.

Date:

ca. 1850-1925, bulk 1880-1910 (issued)

Subject:

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Blount, George -- Family -- Pictorial works
Blount, James Gooding -- 1843-1862 -- Portraits
McFarland, Bertha Blount -- Family -- Pictorial works
Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- Pictorial works
Highland Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Various photographers.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED DAGUERREOTYPE : Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning this item should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Photographs pertaining to Thailand and the career of George B. McFarland were retained in the George Bradley McFarland family papers (BANC MSS 2007/104)
From family members of Bertha Blount and her husband George B. McFarland. Transferred from the George Bradley McFarland family papers (BANC MSS 2007/104)

Type:

graphic
Daguerreotypes.
Salted paper prints.
Card photographs.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 box (ca. 70 photographic prints) and 1 daguerreotype : chiefly albumen ; 19 x 15 cm. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2007.015--CASE
BANC PIC 2007.015--PIC

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED DAGUERREOTYPE : Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning this item should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

George Bradley McFarland family papers : McFarland, George Bradley, : 1866-1942