Upham Collection

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Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
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2015


Descriptive Summary

Title: Upham Collection
Dates: 1880-1959
Collection Number: P-028
Creator/Collector:
Extent: (Boxes: 3 letter, 2 5x7, 1 ov folder)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
Abstract: Photographs and negatives belonging to the Upham family. Includes daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and numerous portraits taken by Los Angeles photographic studios. 1880-1959, undated
Language of Material: English

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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. She was born and raised in Los Angeles by her parents, George Washington Upham and Eliza Weed Upham.

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. 1880-1959, undated

Indexing Terms

Elementary school teachers--California--Los Angeles--Pictorial works.
Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Chinese--California--Los Angeles
Lea, Homer, 1876-1912

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