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John and Jane Adams Photograph Collection
Scope and Contents The John and Jane Adams Photograph Collection documents the history of photography, including various photographic processes and formats, such as albumen prints, cyanotypes, platinotypes, ambrotypes, gelatin silver prints, glass negatives, carte de visites, tin types, cabinet cards, and more. In addition, the collection also illustrates the evolution of photographic subject matter and studio advertising. Highlights include early daguerreotypes, an...
Dates: 1840-1946; Majority of material found in 1890-1920
Colonel Ralph E. Forsyth Collection
Scope and Contents The Colonel Ralph E. Forsyth Collection primarily consists of loose album pages, which document Forsyth's military service in Nicaragua. Although the collection dates from 1924 to 1976, the vast majority of photographs seem to date from the early 1930s and include scenes of the Nicaraguan jungle and coast, photographs of Ruth Forsyth, military camp life, Marines, wedding photographs of unidentified couples, a few family photographs, and more. The collection...
Dates: 1925-1976; Majority of material found in c. 1930-1933
Herman F. Fritzenkotter Papers
Scope and Contents The Herman F. Fritzenkotter Papers primarily document Fritzenkotter’s military service during the Second World War. The collection includes scrapbooks composed of photographs, news clippings, and letters; service medals, including the Bronze Star; photographs of several of Fritzenkotter’s sculptures, and several military artifacts. As a soldier in the 8th Infantry Regiment, Fritzenkotter took part in numerous battles in both France and Germany, including the...
Marian Osgood Hooker Collection
Scope and Contents The Marian Osgood Hooker Collection consists of two albums dating from 1894 to 1896, which document Marian's growing interest in photography while a student at the Marlborough School for Girls. Both albums include images of Marian's classmates, friends, and family.The first album, titled "Marlborough Maidens," is a photographically illustrated manuscript which contains posed photographs that complement two original publications with...
Myrtle Elizabeth Johnson Papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscript drafts for the book Seashore Animals of the Pacific Coast, photographs, and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks are particularly noteworthy, and contain images of the 1915-1916 San Diego Exposition and other scenes of life in the early city. The photograph albums document Johnson's frequent participation in the annual Sierra Club outings to Yosemite and other national parks between 1914 and 1928, and include photographs of...
Jones Family Memorabilia Collection
Scope and Contents The Jones Family Memorabilia Collection (1948-2002) contains photographs, correspondence, and school records collected by Stephan Jones. The collection consists chiefly of photographs originally housed in photo albums and scrapbooks. There are photos of the Jones family as well as of Jim Jones and his work with Peoples...
Dates: 1948 - 2002; Majority of material found in 1965-1978
L.F.S. Lipp Photograph Album
Scope and Contents The L.F.S. Lipp Photograph Album documents Lipp’s trip to Mexico in 1914. The album consists of photographs of Mazatlan, Altata, San Blas, Santa Rosalia, Mexico City, Ensenada, Oaxaca, San Luis Potasi, the Gulf of Mexico, Salamanca, Cape San Lucas, La Paz, and Guadalajara. Of particular interest are photographs of street vendors selling milk, wood, chickens, straw, candles, and water. Also included are photographs of thatch buildings, cactus, Judas dolls...
San Diego Scrapbook Collection
Scope and Contents
Most of the eleven scrapbooks in this collection date from the early twentieth century and depict San Diego life through the various photographs, news clippings, and ephemera items within each one. Where discernible, the scrapbook creator has been noted; however, the creator is unknown in most scrapbooks. Any discernible named persons, places, events, and/or activities are summarized in the description of each individual scrapbook.
- Photograph albums 7
- Photographs 4
- Photography--History--19th century 2
- Collodion process 1
- Jonestown (Guyana) 1
- Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978--Sources 1
- Marine animals--Pacific Coast (America) 1
- Nicaragua--Military relations--United States--Sources 1
- Peoples Temple--History--Sources 1
- Personal Papers 1
- Photograph albums--Specimens 1
- San Diego (Calif.) 1
- San Diego (Calif.)--History 1
- Tourism--Mexico 1
- World War, 1939-1945--Sources 1 ∧ less
- Adams Photograph Collection 1
- Forsyth, Colonel Ralph E. 1
- Fritzenkotter, Herman F. 1
- Hooker, Marian Osgood 1
- Johnson, Myrtle Elizabeth 1
- Johnson, Myrtle Elizabeth, 1881-1967--Archives 1
- Johnson, Myrtle Elizabeth, 1881-1967--Travel 1
- Jones Family 1
- Jones, Jim, 1931-1978 1
- Lipp, L.F.S. 1
- Marlborough School (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
- San Diego State University--Faculty--Biography--Sources 1
- United States. Marine Corps--History--20th century--Sources 1 ∧ less