Finding aid to scenic photographs of Southern California PC 021

Jaime Henderson
California Historical Society
June 2018
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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.

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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

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