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Carl S. Dentzel Photograph Collection of the American West
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Description
The majority of this collection is a disbound album of photographs of Alaska taken by A. L. Broadbent. These views show Revenue Cutter Service ships and officers; Alaskan natives; towns; scenery; the fur trade and mission schools. Other notable photographs in this collection include portraits of John C. Frémont, Harrison Gray Otis, and John A. Sutter; a series of Lake Tahoe cartes-de-visite (card photographs); and cartes-de-visite views of early western settlers around the time of the Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889.
Extent
84 photographs in 2 boxes; photographs 18 x 24 cm. (7 x 9 in.) and smaller. See itemized list under "Additional collection guides."
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Photographs. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
Access is granted to qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact the Curator of Photographs at the Huntington Library.