A collection of photographs compiled by Horatio N. Rust (1828-1906), U.S. Indian agent and archaeological artifact collector.
The main focus of the collection is Indians of Southern California and the
Southwest in the late 19th century, including a set of photographs of Southwest Pueblos by John K. Hillers. There is also
a collection of photographs related to abolitionist John Brown and his descendants living in the West.
766 photographs and ephemera in 14 boxes
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.
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information,
please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.