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Ruth Wilhelmina Kohlstedt Benson and Eloise Jeanette Benson Nicholl photographs and photograph albums of California life

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Call Number: WA Photos 1296
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums compiled by Ruth Wilhelmina Kohlstedt Benson and Eloise Jeanette Benson Nicholl documenting the Benson family in California, circa 1908-1947. Images are primarily formal and informal group and individual portraits of mostly identified men, women, and children chiefly in Big Bear City, La Crescenta, Los Angeles, and San Diego, California, but also in Indiana and other identified locations. Multiple photographs show the Benson family in Guadalajara, Mexico....
Dates: circa 1908-2003, bulk circa 1914-1946

George H. Bissell papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 788
Overview: The papers consist of printed material, business records, and photographs that document the Bissell family and the foundations of the American petroleum industry in the 1850s. The collection is bound in seven volumes: two volumes of printed material relating to petroleum and other industries, three volumes of records of the Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company and the Adirondack Pulp Mills that document the creation and early growth of the companies, and two Bissell family photograph albums.
Dates: 1855-circa 1920 1855-1882, bulk 1855-1882

Marshall Bond papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2358
Overview: The papers document the life, work, and adventures of Marshall Bond between 1897 and 1935, and also include a few papers of his father, Hiram G. Bond, and his son, Marshall Bond, Jr. Bond's Klondike experience is well documented by his diary from 1897-98, letters to his family, draft chapters of a memoir about his experiences, and photographs. The photographs include one of the dog who inspired Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild; several of the Bond family's California home, on which...
Dates: 1869-1976

Francis William Bourdillon collection

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Call Number: OSB MSS 165
Overview: The collection consists almost entirely of printed copies of works by Francis William Bourdillon, especially his narrative poems and occasional verse, along with several versions of his translation of Aucassin et Nicolette. In addition, there are sketchbooks, etchings, and a photograph album containing views of the Swiss Alps.
Dates: 1874-1921, bulk 1880-1900

Photographs Related to Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians, and Sites in Arizona and New Mexico

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Call Number: WA Photos 1044
Overview: Photographs collected by the Day family and leaves from a disbound photograph album compiled by them that chiefly relate to their trade and activities with Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, 1900-1941, as well as views of sites in Arizona, including Canyon de Chelly, St. Michael's Mission, and Walpi, and New Mexico including Gallup, Laguna Pueblo, and Las Vegas. Members of the Day family and Simeon Schwemberger created many of the photographs. Events...
Dates: 1900-1941

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Early Cameras Collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1020
Overview: This collection includes examples of early cameras used chiefly in the United States by amateur photographers, 1889-1926. Manufacturers represented in the collection include Blair Camera Company, Conley Camera Company, and Eastman Kodak Company.
Dates: 1889-1926

Bette S. Garber photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 756
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of black and white photographs, color photographs, contact sheets, negatives, and a photograph album, with related printed material. The photographs document scenes of American long-haul trucking, trucks, and truck drivers.
Dates: circa 1970-1983

Victor F. Germack and Lori Shepard Germack Collection of Photographs of Indians of North America

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Call Number: WA Photos 483
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of photographic materials created circa 1850-1978 that depict American Indians, including informal and studio portraits, as well as photographs that show the natural and built environment of the American West. Images of the American West include views of cities and towns, mining and logging operations, railroads, and natural scenery.
Dates: circa 1850-1978, bulk 1860-1925

Holcomb Family Photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 1070
Overview: Collection of disbound album pages with more than 1350 photographs and occasional printed items as well as a small group of photographic prints that chiefly document the career of Freeborn Page Holcomb as an officer in the United States Army from 1899 to 1928 as well as the activities of his family from 1868 to 1928.
Dates: 1868-1928, bulk 1899-1928

Elizabeth Hudson collection of E. Œ. Somerville and personal papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 28
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, drawings and paintings, and other papers documenting the life of E. Œ. Somerville, as well as materials related to Elizabeth Hudson's interest in the military and her involvement in the relief efforts of World Wars I and II. Correspondence includes letters to Hudson from the Chiswick Press, Hildegarde Coghill, Geraldine Cummins, Edith Somerville, Moira Somerville, and A. J. A. Symons concerning the Somerville family's life in Ireland, Edith...
Dates: 1879-1970

Makiko Ichiyasu photograph albums of California

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Call Number: WA Photos 1271
Overview: Photograph albums compiled by Makiko Ichiyasu of life in southern California, 1922-1945. Depicted are Ichiyasu, relatives, and acquaintances, as well as Young Women’s Christian Association events. Identified locations include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Watsonville, Sonora, and Russian River. One album documents Ichiyasu’s travels to Hawaii with YWCA acquaintances (Box 3); another documents her travels with friends to Arizona and Utah (Box 5). Multiple photographs appear to have been taken in...
Dates: 1922-1945

William Walker Whitehall Johnston photograph album of Wales, the West Indies, and the 1st West India Regiment

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Call Number: GEN MSS 887
Overview: Disbound photograph album with images that document people and the built landscape in the West Indies, circa 1859-1865, and views of people and sites in Wales, 1858. The album includes several studio portraits of Johnston, and a studio portrait that probably depicts his father, Thomas Francis Johnston.
Dates: 1858-1865

Land of Zenj photograph collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 619
Overview: The collection, assembled by the rare book dealers Jenny Allsworth and Humphrey Winterton, brings together photographs, photograph albums, glass lantern slides, and a lantern projector, which document the Sultanate of Zanzibar and European colonial expansion in East and Central Africa from 1870 to 1914. Also documented are early Arab and Portuguese coastal settlements at Kilwa, Mafia, Pemba, Sofala, and Zanzibar. The collection also represents the work of certain photographers who operated in...
Dates: 1869-2006, bulk 1869-1937

Harry Hideo Matsukane and Bernice Kazuko Nagai Matsukane photograph albums of California life

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Call Number: WA Photos 1276
Overview: 5 photograph albums compiled by Harry Hideo Matsukane and 1 photograph album compiled by Bernice Kazuko Nagai Matsukane of their lives in California, circa 1928-1939. Depicted are relatives, classmates, and other acquaintances (many of whom are identified). Photographs compiled by Harry Matsukane were primarily taken in Santa Ana, California, and are chiefly of athletic events, parades, and family automobiles. An album from 1936-1937 documents his travels in Japan to Nakatsugawa, Yawatahama,...
Dates: circa 1928-1939

Walter McClintock Papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1175
Scope and Contents: The papers and photographs in this collection document the history and customs of the Piegan Indians (also known as the Blackfeet Indians) in Montana, and their contact with Europeans and Anglo Americans. The collection provides detailed information about McClintock's photographic practice, as well as his public presentations about the Piegan Indians. A significant part of the collection records the development and production of Poia, an opera based on Piegan...
Dates: 1874-1949, bulk 1888-1949

Eugene O'Neill papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 123
Overview: The Eugene O'Neill Papers document the life of dramatist Eugene O'Neill, especially his life with Carlotta Monterey O'Neill after 1928. Correspondents include O'Neill's lawyers, Harry Weinberger and Winfield E. Aronberg; his agent, the Richard J. Madden Play Company, Inc.; friends and colleagues; and family members, including his daughter, Oona, his sons, Shane and Eugene, Jr., his third wife, Carlotta, and her daughter, Cynthia Chapman Stram.The collection also contains Carlotta's...
Dates: 1872-1970, bulk 1930-1959

Willard Dryden Paddock photographs and papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 848
Overview: Collection of photographs and papers, chiefly from 1912 to 1941, which document the work of American artist Willard Dryden Paddock and his activities with his wife Charlotte Elizabeth Smith Paddock, as well as related material collected and created by his nieces Mary Steichen Calderone and Charlotte "Kate" Rodina Steichen from 1954 to 1988.
Dates: 1912-1988, bulk 1912-1941

Romanov collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 313
Overview: The collection consists of letters, photographs, artwork, and autographs by or pertaining to the imperial family. Most of the correspondence is from members of the Russian imperial family to their friends Anna Vyrubova and Lili Dehn, and chiefly concerns details of everyday existence in captivity at T︠S︡arskoe Selo (T︠S︡arskoselʹskiĭ dvoret︠s︡), Tobol'sk, and Ekaterinburg, and news about mutual friends, with little specific reference to historical events. There are also a few letters to the...
Dates: 1894-1935, bulk 1907-1918

George H. Seeley papers and photographs

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 459
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of papers and photographs created and collected by George H. Seeley that document his photographic career, as well as his later life and family spanning from 1900 to 1975. The collection includes glass plate negatives used by Seeley to create his professional photographs. Photographic prints in the collection are predominantly work prints created by Seeley. There are also film negatives that document his later life and family, as well as the landscape around...
Dates: 1900-1975, bulk 1900-1950