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George Fiske (1835-1918) Collection, ca.1880s-1900s
P-158  
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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 Fiske (1835-1918) Collection, ca.1880s-1900s
    Dates: 1880-1900
    Collection Number: P-158
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .4 linear feet (Boxes: flat letter)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Seventeen photographs of Yosemite, plus three others of the Monterey coast that may be by Fiske. All of his negatives were destroyed in two fires (1904 and 1943); only his prints remain today.
    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 Fiske (1835-1918) Collection, ca.1880s-1900s. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Fiske was the first resident photographer in Yosemite, living there for nearly forty years.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Seventeen photographs of Yosemite, plus three others of the Monterey coast that may be by Fiske. All of his negatives were destroyed in two fires (1904 and 1943); only his prints remain today.