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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
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
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...
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...
- Photograph albums 3
- Collodion process 1
- Marine animals--Pacific Coast (America) 1
- Nicaragua--Military relations--United States--Sources 1
- Personal Papers 1
- Adams Photograph Collection 1
- Forsyth, Colonel Ralph E. 1
- Johnson, Myrtle Elizabeth 1
- Johnson, Myrtle Elizabeth, 1881-1967--Archives 1
- Johnson, Myrtle Elizabeth, 1881-1967--Travel 1