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Finding aid of the Helen Giorgi Portrait Collection of Stockton Pioneers
MSS 248  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Helen Giorgi portrait collection of Stockton pioneers
    Dates: 1860-1899
    Collection number: MSS 248
    Creator: Giorgi, Helen
    Collection Size: .5 linear feet
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
    Stockton, California 95211
    Abstract: Collection consists of cartes de visite and cabinet card portraits of early Stockton California residents with biographical notes by Helen Giorgi. Includes a family tree of Helen Giorgi.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Helen Giorgi portrait collection of Stockton pioneers. MSS 248. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Collector Helen Giorgi purchased these photographs with intention of producing a book on Stockton (Calif.) history. Most images come from an album that belonged to William P. Miller, early Stockton wagon maker. Others come from albums formerly belonging to Mrs. J. S. McCauley of Angels Camp (Calif.) and to the Cuthbertson family and Janice Huntoon of Stockton. Photographs include portraits of local politicians, manufacturers, teachers, hotel keepers and others taken by best known 19th century local photographers, including B. P. Batchelder, John Pitcher Spooner and I. W. Tabor.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection consists of cartes de visite and cabinet card portraits of early Stockton California residents with biographical notes by Helen Giorgi. Includes a family tree of Helen Giorgi.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Batchelder, B. P., 1826-1891
    Spooner, John Pitcher, 1845-1917
    Tabor, I. W.
    Pioneers - California - Stockton - Portraits
    Stockton (Calif.) - Pictorial works