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Guide to the Louis J. Stellman Papers, 1910-1989
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Louis J. Stellman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1989
    Box Number: 1989-1991
    Creator: Stellman, Louis J. (Louis John), 1877-1961
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library 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 reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Louis J. Stellman Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Stellman, Louis John, 1877-1961
    Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)--Pictorial works
    Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889


    Manuscripts for published and unpublished work, postcards, photographs, clippings.


    Louis J. Stellman was born on January 6, 1877 in Baltimore, Maryland. After briefly trying pharmacy, then telegraphy, he settled down at the turn of the century as a Los Angeles newspaperman. In 1902 he moved to San Francisco and worked as a reporter, then an editor, for the "News". He later became an editorial and feature writer for the "Bulletin". He wrote books and articles on the side and became a serious photographer.

    Related Collections

    • Stellman photographs