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Kent Hitchcock Photograph Collection
2008_02  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Kent Hitchcock Photograph Collection
    Dates: ca. 1940 - ca. 1950
    Collection Number: 2008_02
    Creator/Collector: Hitchcock, Kent
    Extent: 4 linear feet; 4 boxes.
    Repository: Sherman Library and Gardens
    Abstract: The collection consists of photographic black and white photographs taken in the Newport Beach, California, area depicting various scenes of ships, fishing, buildings, boats, races, events, houses, and businesses during the 1940s and 1950s.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Kent Hitchcock Photograph Collection. Sherman Library and Gardens

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was purchased from Alta California Books, Laguna Beach, California.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Kent Hitchcock was a marine and commercial photographer based in Newport Beach, California.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of photographic negatives and some black and white prints taken in the Newport Beach, California, area depicting various scenes of ships, fishing, buildings, boats, races, events, houses, and businesses during the 1940s and 1950s. There are many photos related to the Balboa Angling Club, most of which are of anglers with their catches.

    Indexing Terms

    Newport Beach (Calif.)

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