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George Steckel Collection, ca. 1900s-1920s
P-050  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: George Steckel Collection, ca. 1900s-1920s
    Dates: 1905-1925
    Collection Number: P-050
    Creator/Collector: Steckel, Geo. (George), 1864-
    Extent: 120 linear feet (Boxes: 5x7, letter, 1 ov folder in mc-14)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
    Abstract: Photographs and negatives. Studio portraits of Los Angeles citizens and family members, including people prominent in the community.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    George Steckel Collection, ca. 1900s-1920s. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Source: Biographies of Western Photographers by Carl Mautz: Born in Allenton, Pennsylvania, December 20, 1864. Worked in a photographic parlor in Philadelphia, 1877-78; operated his own parlor in Allenton, ca. 1878-82; in real estate business in Kansas City, ca. 1882-88. Partner in photographic studio in Los Angeles with Lamson, opposite the Hollenbeck Hotel, 1888-90; opened his own gallery, 1890. Located at 220 South Spring Street, 1896; 336 1/2 South Broadway, 1905-20s.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photographs and negatives. Studio portraits of Los Angeles citizens and family members, including people prominent in the community. Mostly negatives only, some original prints. See also Gen. Col. 1107 containing one order book from Steckel's studio.