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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: Upham Collection
    Dates: 1880-1958
    Collection Number: P-028
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: letter, 5x7, 1 ov folder)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Photographs and negatives belonging to the Upham family. Includes daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and numerous portraits taken by Los Angeles photographic studios. 1880-1958, undated
    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

    Upham Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Upham (b. 11-9-1898) graduated in 1918 from the State Normal School in Los Angeles and taught at the Cheremoya School in Hollywood from 1919 until retirement in 1959.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photographs and negatives belonging to the Upham family. Includes daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and numerous portraits taken by Los Angeles photographic studios. There are six photo albums, one with views of Simi Valley. Box 5 contains portraits of Chinese, in particular, the Sing family members in Los Angeles; one photograph of the Mon Chong & Co. storefront on Apablasa in Old Chinatown; and one of military exercises under the movement by Homer Lea. See also GC1098 Golden Gurley Upham Collection. 1880-1958, undated

    Indexing Terms

    Elementary school teachers--California--Los Angeles--Pictorial works.