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Photographs of California Mission Restoration by Jasper Schad: Finding Aid
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Description
This is a collection of photographs of 11 California missions and their grounds, taken during a restoration period from the late 1940s to the mid-1950s. Notable missions that are depicted include San Fernando Rey de España, San Luis Rey de Francia, Santa Barbara, and Santa Inés. The photographs were taken by Jasper Schad, except for two taken by Brother Barnabas of Mission San Luis Rey.
Background
Jasper G. Schad was born in 1932 in Los Angeles County, California. He served as the dean of libraries at Wichita State University from 1971 until 1998. Schad's father, Robert O. Schad, was the curator of rare books at the Huntington Library from 1926 to 1961.
Extent
150 photographs in 4 boxes; prints mostly 31 x 25 cm. (12 x 10 in.) and 20 x 25 cm. (8 x 10 in.); 114 negatives 10 x 12 cm. (4 x 5 in.) or smaller, (6 deteriorated).
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.