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Inventory of the Eugene Clyde La Rue Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Material Cataloged Separately

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Eugene Clyde La Rue Papers
    Creator: La Rue, Eugene Clyde
    Extent: Approx. 2609 pieces, including 75 piece addenda added January 25, 1972.
    Repository: The Huntington Library
    San Marino, California 91108
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information please go to following URL .

    Publication Rights

    In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances, the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate curator for further information.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Eugene Clyde La Rue Papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

    Material Cataloged Separately

    Photographs Transferred to the Photograph Department

    • I. Photographs
      • A. Stereos - 65 (2 boxes: one of pictures, one of negatives)
      • B. Folders (7)
        • 1. 1910s (58 pictures, including 10 of the Snake River in 1905 and 2 of Idaho in 1906)
        • 2. 1920s (84 pictures, including 1925 winter scenes, 1921 views of Boulder Canyon, 18 pictures of a pump belt drive [1926], and views of the Lafayette Dam in 1928)
        • 3. 1930s (72 pictures, including 15 of Owens Valley in 1931, ten of the March 2, 1938 Altadena Flood, and 17 of the lower Colorado River in 1938)
        • 4. 1940s (20 pictures)
        • 5. No Date (229 pictures)
        • 6. No Date (80 pictures)
        • 7. (Addition) Photo collection of Lewis R. Freeman (33)
      • C. Small Envelopes (4)
        • 1. Colorado River (ca. 20)
        • 2. Modoc Lava Beds - Tule Lake outlet test pits,
          Date: June, 1920
        • 3. Miscellaneous (14)
        • 4. Miscellaneous (18 - found in envelope with daily weather maps
          Date: dated November 25-27, 1926)
      • D. Large Envelopes (3) - Folder 1 (11); Folder 2 (95); Folder 3 (3).
    • II. Negatives
      • A. Small envelopes (5) Includes an envelope containing negatives of 1921 pictures and an envelope containg negatives of Powell's second expedition.
      • B. Large envelope