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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: Charles J. Prudhomme Collection
    Dates: 1855-1910
    Collection Number: P-260
    Creator/Collector: Prudhomme, Charles J.
    Extent: (Boxes: 5 letter, 1 ½ letter, mc)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
    Abstract: Compilation of early photographs, including some tintypes representing the residents of early Los Angeles and Southern California. ca. 1850-ca. 1910, 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

    Charles J. Prudhomme Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Charles J. Prudhomme (1854-1934) was the son of Frenchman Leon Victor Prudon and a Californio mother, Mercedes Tapia. He was an active member of the Historical Society of Southern California, and he was a collector of historical artifacts and photographs. Prudhomme’s father took part in the Bear Flag Revolt of 1846.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Compilation of early photographs, including some tintypes representing the residents of early Los Angeles and Southern California. Series 1: portraits of people. Series 2: views of Los Angeles. ca. 1850-ca. 1910, undated. See also P-78 for additional photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    Californios

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