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Scenic photographs of Southern California
PC 021  
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  • Scope and Content
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  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: California Historical Society
    Title: Scenic photographs of Southern California
    Creator: Munger, Edna
    Identifier/Call Number: PC 021
    Physical Description: 1 folder
    Date (inclusive): 1938-1942
    Language of Material: Collection materials are in English.

    Scope and Content

    Collection comprises photographs depicting scenes, events, and destinations primarily in Southern California between 1938-1942. Seven photographs show the Los Angeles flood of 1938 and the flood damage that had occurred in North Hollywood. The bulk of the photographs show locations in Los Angeles including Chinatown; the rose garden at Exposition Park; the Fern Dell trail in Griffith Park; daytime and evening views from the Griffith Observatory; the Rose Bowl in Pasadena; the Huntington Library and gardens in San Marino; Forest Lawn Memorial Garden in Glendale; and a series of photographs taken in Avalon, Catalina Island. Other photographs taken primarily in Southern California include Hollywood by the Sea at Oxnard Beach, Ventura County; the beach at La Jolla, San Diego County; Old Town San Diego; and Mission Santa Cruz and Mission San Juan Capistrano.

    Conditions Governing Access

    CHS is not taking appointments for research at this time. Please check the Library's website updates: https://californiahistoricalsociety.org/collections/north-baker-research-library/ 

    Conditions Governing Use

    Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by Edna Munger were transferred to the California Historical Society (CHS) in February 2017 by Valda Tarbet. Reproduction or publication of materials in this collection beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of CHS. Please contact rights@calhist.org.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Valda Tarbet for Edna Munger, 2017.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item, date]; Scenic photographs of Southern California, PC 021; [box number, folder number]; California Historical Society.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Mission San Juan Capistrano
    Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
    California, Southern--Pictorial works
    Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
    Santa Catalina Island (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
    Gelatin silver prints
    Photographic prints