Frank Layton Washburn (1867-1950) Collection, ca.1900-1935

Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
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2013


Descriptive Summary

Title: Frank Layton Washburn (1867-1950) Collection, ca.1900-1935
Dates: 1900-1935
Collection Number: P-007
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (Boxes: 5x7, ½ letter)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
Abstract: Photographs, negatives. Washburn was an inspector for the gas and electric company in Los Angeles; some photos document the company's work. Collection includes Los Angeles Chinatown photos, ca.1902-05.
Language of Material: English

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Preferred Citation

Frank Layton Washburn (1867-1950) Collection, ca.1900-1935. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Scope and Content of Collection

Photographs, negatives. Washburn was an inspector for the gas and electric company in Los Angeles; some photos document the company's work. Collection includes Los Angeles Chinatown photos, ca.1902-05, significant because they feature the Chinese inhabitants; other photographers at the time did not photograph this group. Also includes San Francisco Chinatown and Fisherman's Wharf, Aug. 1904 and Sept. 1910.