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Atcheson, George Photographs from the George Atcheson papers [graphic].
BANC PIC 1977.123--PIC; BANC PIC 1977.123--fALB; BANC PIC 1977.123--AX; BANC PIC 1977.123--PIC box 1; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographs from the George Atcheson papers

Creator/Contributor:

Atcheson, George, 1896-1947, creator

Abstract:

Includes snapshots, portraits and press photographs taken of George Atcheson, Jr. throughout his career, including during his service in pre-World War II China and post-World War II Japan. Also includes photographs of associated figures such as Douglas MacArthur, Chiang Kai-shek, Patrick J. Hurley and Harry S. Truman; as well as numerous photographs of Atcheson's son George Atcheson, III taken throughout his life, including while a student at the University of California, Berkeley and while serving in the military during the Korean War. Also includes commercial photographs and postcards of views taken in China and Japan; a set of postcards reproducing woodcut prints of Hiroshige; and a cigarette case owned by George Atcheson, Jr. Additons include miscellaneous views taken in China, leisure scenes, and a photograph album of family snapshots taken approximately 1913-1928.

Date:

ca. 1913-ca. 1955 (issued)

Subject:

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Atcheson, George -- 1896-1947 -- Pictorial works
MacArthur, Douglas -- 1880-1964 -- Pictorial works
Chiang, Kai-shek -- 1887-1975 -- Pictorial works
Hurley, Patrick J. (Patrick Jay) -- 1883-1963
Diplomats -- United States -- Photographs
Ambassadors -- United States -- Photographs
Soldiers -- United States -- Photographs
Japan -- Pictorial works
China -- Pictorial works
Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952
United States -- Foreign relations -- China
United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan

Note:

Collected by George Atcheson, Jr.
Title and date devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM: Fragile structure; view only with support of foam cradle.
Gift ; of George Atcheson, III ; 2001.
Additions: Gift; of Claire Atcheson; 2014.
Transferred from the George Atcheson papers (BANC MSS 77/48 z).

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Postcards.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 box, 1 album and 1 oversize folder (ca. 600 photographic prints and postcards) : b&w and color ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1977.123--PIC
BANC PIC 1977.123--fALB
BANC PIC 1977.123--AX
BANC PIC 1977.123--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 1977.123

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM: Fragile structure; view only with support of foam cradle.

Related Item:

George Atcheson papers : Atcheson, George, : 1896-1947