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California family photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7098

Content Description

A photograph album of an unidentified family in California with snapshots of various people and places taken circa 1900-1905. Places pictured include Sierra Madre, Alhambra, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Laurel Canyon, Redwood City, San Francisco, the Cliff House (San Francisco), Westlake Park (now MacArthur Park), and "E.B.B. Pasadena Home." Most of the handwritten captions in the album that indicate names are illegible and/or first-name-only, but some names are still legible: Helen Douglass, Pauline, Albert Stifal[?], Hubert, Mary Peters[?], Andy, Peggy, Rose, Carol, and Tom. Also included is a photograph captioned "The Shriners" that pictures two Shriners in red fezzes driving a car with two women passengers riding in the back seat.

Dates

  • 1900 - 1905

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections 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.

Extent

0.15 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

A photograph album of an unidentified family in California with snapshots of various people and places taken circa 1900-1905. Places pictured include Sierra Madre, Alhambra, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Laurel Canyon, Redwood City, San Francisco, the Cliff House (San Francisco), Westlake Park (now MacArthur Park), and "E.B.B. Pasadena Home." Most of the handwritten captions in the album that indicate names are illegible and/or first-name-only, but some names are still legible: Helen Douglass, Pauline, Albert Stifal[?], Hubert, Mary Peters[?], Andy, Peggy, Rose, Carol, and Tom. Also included is a photograph captioned "The Shriners" that pictures two Shriners in red fezzes driving a car with two women passengers riding in the back seat.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jane L. Butler, October 5, 2019.
Title
California family photograph album
Status
Completed
Author
Bo Doub
Date
2019 November
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States