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19th century photographs collection

Identifier: 0127

Tintype, ambrotype, daguerreotype, cartes-de-visite, and cabinet card portrait photographs of the Civil War period (soldiers and civilians).

Dates: circa 1860s-1870s

Dr. Benjamin Bennett Briggs family papers

Identifier: 0394
Abstract Dr. Benjamin Bennett Briggs was a horticulturist and medical doctor who originally came to California from Ohio during the Gold Rush but returned to Ohio where he married and established a medical practice. He later returned to California to continue with horticultural pursuits and was one of the founders of La Crescenta, where he hoped to establish a health resort. Though he died before he could accomplish all his dreams, today's Crescenta-Canada valley was home to many sanitariums and...
Dates: 1836 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1920