This finding aid brings together information about the Huntington's collections of panoramic negatives. These 436 negatives
are located in three separate collections: the Verner Collection
of Panoramic Negatives, the Harold A. Parker Collection of Photographs and Negatives, and the "'Dick"' Whittington Studio
Collection of Photographs and Negatives. They depict Los Angeles and surrounding areas,
and group portraits, 1889-1958. The collection is an important resource for the visual history of Los Angeles, and contains
photographs by some of the better-known photographers and photographic firms of the
first part of the twentieth century.
436 negatives in 13 boxes (67.83 linear feet)
All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Photographs. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington 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.
Advance arrangements for viewing the negatives must be made with the Curator of Photographs. The collection is open to qualified
researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information,
please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.